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Hyperloop One first full-scale test

Hyperloop One releases video of first full-scale test

On Wednesday, one of the companies racing to develop an operational Hyperloop system successfully completed its first full-scale test. The company, Hyperloop One (formerly Hyperloop Technologies), has now released a video showing the test. The test involved a metal sled being accelerated down a... read more

May 13, 2016 by
 
Sergio Marchionne

Autonomous cars 5 years out, says Sergio Marchionne

The outspoken CEO of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles [NYSE:FCAU] said in an interview that fully autonomous cars are about five years away from legal road use, not a couple of... read more May 10, 2016 by


 
Saab 9-3-based development mules for Turkish national car project

Turkey’s electric car will be better than a Tesla, says science minister

Turkey is working on a national car, one powered by an extended-range electric drivetrain. The development is led by Turkey’s Scientific and Technical Research Council... read more May 10, 2016 by


 
BMW ReachNow

13,000 sign up for BMW's ReachNow mobility service in first month

More than 13,000 people in the Seattle area have signed up to be a part of BMW's new car- and ride-sharing service in the United States. ReachNow is what BMW bills a "premium... read more May 9, 2016 by


 
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles turbocharged 4-cylinder gasoline engine

Report: FCA plans turbo 4-cylinder with almost 300 horsepower

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles [NYSE:FCAU] may be about to launch a new turbocharged 2.0-liter 4-cylinder gasoline engine delivering close to 300 horsepower. The company already... read more May 9, 2016 by


 
Quality control at Porsche

Porsche provides inside look at its quality control

Porsche makes some of the world's most advanced and complex vehicles, but the automaker has long prioritized quality over quantity. To illustrate that, the Stuttgart-based... read more May 7, 2016 by


 
2016 Tesla Model S

Tesla targets 90,000 cars this year, 500,000 as early as 2018

Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA] has said multiple times it plans to produce 500,000 electric cars per year by 2020, but now the company believes it may hit that goal a little... read more May 6, 2016 by


 
General Motors' Dan Ammann (center) with Lyft's John Zimmer (right) and Logan Green (left)

GM and Lyft on-demand autonomous taxi service could start next year

General Motors Company [NYSE:GM] has been spending up big in preparation for the arrival of fully autonomous cars. First it invested $500 million in ride-sharing business... read more May 6, 2016 by


 
Wolfgang Hatz

Suspended Porsche R&D chief Wolfgang Hatz resigns

Another senior executive placed on suspension following the revelation of the Volkswagen Group’s diesel emissions cheating has stepped down. Porsche confirmed its... read more May 4, 2016 by


 
2017 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid

FCA to build autonomous Chrysler Pacificas for Google

Google and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles [NYSE:FCAU] have confirmed a partnership in the area of autonomous cars. As part of the partnership, Google’s autonomous car... read more May 4, 2016 by


 
Sergio Marchionne

Sergio Marchionne named Ferrari CEO

Ferrari [NYSE:RACE] has named current Chairman Sergio Marchionne as its new CEO. Marchionne takes over from Amedeo Felisa, who is retiring after 26 years at the company and... read more May 2, 2016 by


 
2017 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV

Mitsubishi clears U.S. models from fuel economy scandal

Mitsubishi says the cars, trucks and SUVs it has sold in the United States are not affected by the fuel economy scandal that has rocked its home office in Japan. In a release... read more April 29, 2016 by


 
New Audi R8 LMS race car wins 2015 ADAC Zurich Nürburgring 24 Hours

Report: Russian billionaire acquires rights to Nürburgring

The speed limits that have dogged the Nürburgring for the last 12 months are now a thing of the past, but there’s already new drama surrounding the famous German... read more April 28, 2016 by


 
Google's autonomous Lexus RX450h

Google, carmakers, ride-sharing services team up to expedite autonomous cars

The list is a who's who of autonomous driving: Google, Ford Motor Company [NYSE:F], Volvo, Uber, and General Motors Company-backed [NYSE:GM] Lyft have all banded together to... read more April 27, 2016 by


 
Geely logo and Volvo logo

Report: Geely to go global with new Volvo-based brand

Chinese automaker Geely may be about to introduce a new mainstream brand selling cars developed with Volvo. Since acquiring the Swedish automaker from Ford Motor Company... read more April 26, 2016 by


 
2015 Volkswagen Golf TDI SE

VW reaches deal with U.S. regulators over diesel scandal

Volkswagen in a San Francisco court yesterday reached a deal with regulators in the United States over its diesel emissions scandal that affects more than half a million... read more April 21, 2016 by


 
 

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