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NEVS to develop electric cars with Chinese automaker Iconiq

NEVS, the Chinese-backed electric car brand born out of the bankrupt remains of Saab, has announced it will develop cars with Chinese electric car startup Iconiq. The two firms are forming a joint venture to develop as well as manufacture electric cars for their respective brands at a plant... read more

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Toyota 'Project Portal' proof-of-concept hydrogen fuel-cell powered semi tractor, for Port of LA

Toyota Project Portal imagines a fuel cell-powered semi truck future

Tesla may have garnered buzz surrounding the announcement it will reveal a semi truck in September, but Toyota this week showed how it imagines revolutionizing the trucking... read more April 22, 2017 by


 
Lynk & Co 03 concept, 2017 Shanghai auto show

Lynk & Co says its cars will have lifetime warranties

Lynk & Co at its Wednesday press conference at the 2017 Shanghai auto show came out with the unusually bold promise of lifetime warranties for its cars. The brand... read more April 21, 2017 by


 
2018 BMW M4 CS

BMW M exec says dual-clutch, manual transmissions on their way out

There was a time when opting for the manual transmission, and later the dual-clutch transmission, over an automatic was a no-brainer for anyone serious about performance... read more April 21, 2017 by


 
Volvo CMA modular compact car platform in electric configuration

Volvo’s first electric car will be built in China

Volvo will launch its first electric car in 2019. The car will be based on the Compact Modular Architecture designed for smaller cars and offer a range of 250 miles or more... read more April 19, 2017 by


 
Volkswagen Cross Coupe GTE Concept live photos, 2015 Detroit Auto Show

Volkswagen will build second SUV in US

Volkswagen will build a second SUV at its plant in Chattanooga, Tennessee. VW Group of America CEO Hinrich Woebcken confirmed during last week’s 2017 New York auto show... read more April 17, 2017 by


 
2017 Volvo S60

S60 on track to be first Volvo made in US

Volvo has only just broken ground on its first-ever U.S. assembly plant, but we already know what vehicle will first roll out into the southern breeze of Ridgeville, South... read more April 16, 2017 by


 
2020 Audi Q8 spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

Audi Q8 entering production in 2018, Q4 in 2019

Audi currently has three new SUVs in the pipeline. They are the Q4, Q8 and e-tron, the latter being an electric offering based on 2015’s e-tron Quattro concept. Audi in... read more April 14, 2017 by


 
2017 Ford Ranger

Ford ready for pickup truck assault in China

Pickup trucks may be as American as apple pie, but Ford sees a big opportunity for the vehicles in China where the automaker will be introducing its famous “Built Ford... read more April 10, 2017 by


 
Ford autonomous car development

New York approves self-driving car tests on public roads

Long an avid opponent of driverless cars, thanks to its law requiring drivers to keep one hand on the steering wheel at all times, the state of New York has approved the... read more April 7, 2017 by


 
PSA Peugeot Citroën logo

Maker of Peugeot and Citroën cars establishes North American ops

French automaker PSA Group only last month agreed to purchase Opel from General Motors. The automaker has also got around to establishing PSA North America, with former... read more April 6, 2017 by


 
Porsche Mission E concept electric car

Audi, Porsche collaborate on next-gen platform

Audi and Porsche may both be brands in the Volkswagen Group, though they’re staunchly independent. In fact, up until last year were even competing against each other in... read more April 5, 2017 by


 
Self-driving taxi service envisioned by Mercedes-Benz and Bosch

Mercedes working on ‘Level 5’ self-driving car with Bosch

The scale and complexity, not to mention cost, of developing self-driving cars is causing a lot of consolidation behind the scenes. For example, Volvo has joined forces with... read more April 4, 2017 by


 
Mercedes-Benz Generation EQ concept, 2016 Paris auto show

Mercedes accelerates electric plans, promises 10 EVs by 2022

Regardless of where fuel prices go in the coming years, Mercedes-Benz’s future will be one skewed towards electrification. The automaker launched its new EQ sub-brand... read more April 3, 2017 by


 
2017 Audi A4

Audi buying car-rental service Silvercar

It seems as if you can’t get away from the word “mobility” in today’s automotive vernacular. From BMW’s ReachNow to General Motors’ Maven... read more March 31, 2017 by


 
Solar Roadways road surface solar panels

Route 66 edges closer to becoming a solar road

Solar Roadways, an Idaho-based startup, is eyeing up the iconic, cross-country Route 66 to potentially lay the familiar road with solar panels. We first learned of the plan a... read more March 31, 2017 by


 
 

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