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Porsche Mission E concept electric car

Porsche plans for network of fast chargers for Mission E in US

Porsche will come out next year with an electric car based on its Mission E concept from the 2015 Frankfurt auto show. The automaker doesn't want potential owners to worry about a lack of charging infrastructure so its dealers will install 189 fast-chargers across the country to charge its electric... read more

April 20, 2018 by
 
Volkswagen ID Buzz concept, 2017 Los Angeles auto show

Volkswagen to install 2,000 fast chargers across US by end of 2019

Volkswagen and its Electrify America unit announced plans to install 2,000 fast chargers at 500 stations across the country by the end of 2019. VW's announcement on Wednesday... read more April 19, 2018 by


 
Johan de Nysschen

Cadillac President Johan de Nysschen departs brand

A major executive shuffle played out on Wednesday as General Motors announced Cadillac President Johan de Nysschen is leaving the brand, effective immediately. Replacing the... read more April 18, 2018 by


 
Traffic in China

China will scrap ownership limits on foreign automakers by 2022

Since 1994, China has mandated foreign automakers to create joint-ventures with domestic companies to regulate ownership limits. The foreign companies have been limited to no... read more April 17, 2018 by


 
Goodyear EfficientGrip Performance prototype tire with Electric Drive Technology

Goodyear developing tires for needs of electric cars

Tires are a critical component of the driving experience, and electric cars bring their own challenges. Battery-electric vehicles weigh more, produce greater torque than... read more April 16, 2018 by


 
Mercedes-Benz Collection subscription

Mercedes-Benz Collection subscription starts trials in 2 US cities

Mercedes-Benz is the latest to jump on the car subscription bandwagon with the new service Mercedes-Benz Collection to start trials this June in Nashville, Tennessee and... read more April 13, 2018 by


 
Herbert Diess

VW Group ousts CEO, names Diess as replacement, announces restructuring

Volkswagen Group has ousted CEO Matthias Müller and replaced him with Herbert Diess, previously CEO of the Volkswagen brand within the larger 12-brand corporation. The... read more April 12, 2018 by


 
Lincoln Aviator SUV, 2018 New York auto show

Lincoln takes steps to protect resale value

Lincoln is future-proofing the residual values of its vehicles by curbing sales to fleet businesses. In the short term, the move is hurting monthly sales figures. The plan is... read more April 12, 2018 by


 
Teaser for Tesla Model Y electric SUV due in 2019

Report: Tesla targets November 2019 state date for Model Y production

Tesla's next model bound for production is the Model Y, a small SUV related to the Model 3. The company released a teaser for the vehicle last June and confirmed a launch... read more April 12, 2018 by


 
Aston Martin logo

Aston Martin could be valued up to $7B in IPO

Reports of Aston Martin attempting to go public by filing an initial public offering (IPO) date back as far as the brand’s sale by Ford in 2008 to a consortium led by... read more April 12, 2018 by


 
BMW Group Autonomous Driving Campus in Unterschleißheim, Germany

BMW establishes self-driving lab, says iNext launches with Level 3 capability for highways

The BMW Group has brought its various activities concerning the development of self-driving technology under the one roof at the new Autonomous Driving Campus located in... read more April 12, 2018 by


 
2018 Lexus LC500h

Alcantara maker can't keep up with demand

Alcantara, the company that makes the suede-like material of the same name, has increasingly turned away new business as it struggles to meet demand. In fact, demand for the... read more April 11, 2018 by


 
Charles D. Strang, Jr.

The most famous engineer you’ve never heard of

Charles D. Strang, Jr. lived a long and vibrant life filled with an obsession for technical innovation and a passion for racing. He produced milestones in marine, automotive... read more April 11, 2018 by


 
Bentley solar-powered parking lot at Crewe, UK headquarters

Bentley will add 10,000 more solar panels to its plant

One of the United Kingdom's largest array of solar panels will soon be completed at Bentley's Crewe plant. The Brit automaker announced Tuesday that construction has begun on... read more April 11, 2018 by


 
Matthias Müller

VW Group hints at possible leadership changes, including CEO position

The Volkswagen Group on Tuesday issued the statement that it is in the process of reviewing its senior management structure and that this could result in potential personnel... read more April 10, 2018 by


 
Subaru’s STI celebrates its 30th anniversary

Subaru’s STI celebrates its 30th anniversary

Subaru dates its motorsports history to 1972, when a Leone (GL) competed in the Southern Cross Rally in Australia. Eight years later, the Japanese automaker became the first... read more April 6, 2018 by


 
 

 
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