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Pop.Up Next concept

Germany plans to test Audi-Airbus flying taxi

At this year's Geneva auto show, Audi joined Airbus and Italdesign to show off the Pop.Up Next concept. But, the flying taxi may not be a concept for long. The German government signed a letter of intent to test the flying taxi in Ingolstadt, Audi's hometown, according to an Engadget report. The... read more

June 23, 2018 by
 
Tesla Autopilot

Feds order cease and desist for safety-inhibiting Tesla Autopilot Buddy

The controversial Autopilot Buddy product, made for Tesla vehicles that feature the semi self-driving technology, has been ordered to be pulled off the market. The National... read more June 21, 2018 by


 
Hyundai Nexo

Hyundai and Audi partner on hydrogen fuel cell tech

Two unlikely partners will join forces for the greater good of zero-emission driving. In a Tuesday announcement, Hyundai and Audi said both will partner for future fuel-cell... read more June 20, 2018 by


 
Rimac C_Two

Porsche buys 10-percent stake in electric supercar maker Rimac

Porsche has big plans to be a leader in the electric-car segment, and it has just inked a new partnership with a familiar company to bolster its position. The German sports... read more June 20, 2018 by


 
Fast and the Furious

"Fast & Furious" still driving some car prices nearly 20 years later

Seventeen years ago, the movie "The Fast & the Furious" injected some fresh interest in the car culture and, nearly two decades later, is still driving the prices of... read more June 18, 2018 by


 
Boring Company Chicago O'Hare station rendering

The Boring Company tunnels given green light for line to Chicago's O'Hare airport

The Boring Company has plans to invade Chicago's O'Hare airport. The Chicago Infrastructure Trust (CIT) announced on Thursday that it has chosen The Boring Company to design... read more June 14, 2018 by


 
Grab logo

Toyota invests $1B in Southeast Asian ride-hailing giant Grab

Toyota announced Wednesday it will invest $1 billion in ride-hailing giant Grab, valuing the six-year-old company headquartered in Singapore at approximately $10 billion. It... read more June 13, 2018 by


 
Mercedes-Benz C220d

Daimler recalls 774,000 diesel vehicles in Europe because of illegal emissions control devices

Daimler, the parent company of Mercedes-Benz, has been ordered to recall some 774,000 vehicles in Europe after German transportation officials allegedly found up to five... read more June 12, 2018 by


 
VW to use quantum computers in electric-car battery development

VW to use quantum computing to develop tailored batteries for its EVs

Volkswagen says quantum computers may help the company develop batteries customized to future electric vehicles, the German automaker said June 8. The news last week came... read more June 12, 2018 by


 
2017 Land Rover Discovery

Land Rover Discovery production moving to Slovakia

Land Rover has finally put to rest rumors that its next Defender might be built at a new plant in Slovakia by confirming that all Discovery production will be moved to the... read more June 11, 2018 by


 
Byton concept

Byton raises $500M for continued electric-car development

Byton, the Chinese electric-car start-up, has fresh cash on hand. The company announced on Monday that, after a new round of funding, it has another $500 million in the bank... read more June 11, 2018 by


 
Cosworth corporate logo

Cosworth plans for IPO in 2019

Legendary manufacturer of Formula One engines, Britain-based Cosworth, has plans to go public in 2019 in New York. Reuters reported on Thursday that the company is looking to... read more June 8, 2018 by


 
Waymo self-driving car prototype

Waymo eyes Europe, will likely partner with local firm

Waymo is widely seen as a frontrunner in the blooming industry for self-driving cars, though so far the Alphabet-owned company is only based in the United States. Waymo is... read more June 8, 2018 by


 
Freightliner eCascadia electric semi-truck

Daimler has 2 new electric trucks to counter the Tesla Semi

Daimler has aggressively moved to carve its niche in the electric commercial vehicle space, and the German auto giant has two new offerings for the North American market... read more June 7, 2018 by


 
Buick Velite 6 Plug-in Hybrid battery layout

GM and Honda partner on next-gen batteries

General Motors and Honda on Thursday announced plans to work together on next-generation batteries for electric cars to fast-track their development for both automakers. The... read more June 7, 2018 by


 
Giles Taylor

Rolls-Royce design chief steps down

Rolls-Royce on Wednesday announced the departure of its design chief Giles Taylor. In a statement, the automaker said Taylor had left Rolls-Royce and parent company BMW Group... read more June 6, 2018 by


 
 

 
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