2017 Fuso eCanter

Daimler beats Tesla to electric truck production with Fuso eCanter

Tesla may have pushed back the reveal of its electric semi-trailer truck to October, but German auto giant Daimler is moving full-speed ahead with its own electric truck plans. This week Daimler, which owns the Mercedes-Benz and Smart car brands as well as the Freightliner and Western Star truck... read more

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Bosch electric powertrain

Bosch develops off-the-shelf powertrain for electric cars

While some automakers have plenty of expertise in electric powertrains, others haven't entered the realm. Bosch is hoping automakers will see past developing their own... read more September 8, 2017 by

BMW’s beyond driving pleasure video

For high-end models, BMW's focus shifts beyond driving pleasure

Remember when a BMW was considered “The Ultimate Driving Machine”? The automaker still makes great driving machines, but the ultimate? That’s difficult to... read more September 8, 2017 by

Williams Advanced Engineering electric car platform

Williams Advanced Engineering debuts off-the-shelf EV platform

Automakers spend millions to design and engineer vehicle platforms, but some suppliers think a switch to off-the-shelf solutions may be an essential part of future vehicles... read more September 7, 2017 by

Jaguar I-Pace concept, 2016 Los Angeles auto show

Jaguar Land Rover the latest to commit to fully electrified lineup

Jaguar Land Rover is the latest automaker to commit to a fully electrified lineup. CEO Ralf Speth made the announcement on Thursday at Jaguar Land Rover’s Tech Fest... read more September 7, 2017 by

Sergio Marchionne

Marchionne: no offer for FCA on the table

Despite his best efforts to find a buyer or merger partner for Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, Sergio Marchionne, who serves as the automaker’s CEO, has confirmed... read more September 6, 2017 by

Detroit Electric headquarters in Leamington Spa, United Kingdom

Flush with cash, Detroit Electric to announce full vehicle lineup in September

Flush with cash from a major Chinese investor, Detroit Electric is on the verge of announcing a full lineup of electric cars the company plans to launch in the coming years... read more August 31, 2017 by

Self-driving Ford Fusion Hybrid for Domino's pizza delivery

Domino's is working with Ford for autonomous pizza delivery

The pizza guy, or lady, may one day be a thing of the past as Ford and Domino's announced a new partnership to deliver pizzas with self-driving cars. With a fleet of... read more August 29, 2017 by

Uber logo

Uber selects Expedia chief as new CEO

Following an incredibly turbulent year for the popular ride-sharing company, Uber has chosen its next CEO. Dara Khosrowshahi, CEO of Expedia, has been tapped to replace... read more August 28, 2017 by

2015 Volkswagen Golf TDI SE

VW engineer receives 40-month prison term, $200K fine for diesel scandal

Former Volkswagen engineer and German citizen James Liang was sentenced on Friday in a Detroit court to 40 months in prison and given a fine of $200,000 for his involvement... read more August 28, 2017 by

2018 Alfa Romeo Stelvio

Alfa Romeo, Maserati spinoff back in the spotlight

Late last year, talk of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles spinning off its upmarket Alfa Romeo and Maserati brands emerged in investor circles. The thinking was that the money raised... read more August 25, 2017 by

NEVS 9-3 concept, 2017 CES Asia

NEVS partners with Chinese ride-sharing giant Didi Huaxing, Beijing tech firm

Chinese-backed, Swedish-based NEVS has forged two new alliances as it prepares to start production of electric cars based on former Saab platforms. NEVS’s goal is to... read more August 24, 2017 by

2018 Ford Fusion Energi

Ford exploring potential joint venture with Chinese company to build electric cars

China is the world's number one automotive market, and adding fuel to booming auto sales is the fact that electric cars are expected to grow exponentially. With this in mind... read more August 23, 2017 by

Audi's revised numerical naming scheme on Audi A8

Audi to introduce new naming structure to incorporate nonconventional powertrains

Prepare for Audi's naming structure to become slightly more complicated. The German luxury brand has revealed its new naming structure, which will allow Audi to incorporate... read more August 23, 2017 by

2017 Jeep New Compass Trailhawk

Report: China's Great Wall wants to acquire Jeep

A Chinese automaker named after the country's most iconic structure says it wants to own the most quintessentially American of automakers: Jeep. One week ago, a report... read more August 21, 2017 by

BMW and Intel launch first self-driving test cars

FCA joins BMW, Mobileye, and Intel's self-driving car alliance

Fiat-Chrysler Automobiles has signed a memorandum of understanding to become the first automaker to join BMW, Intel, and Mobileye's alliance to develop a dedicated... read more August 16, 2017 by


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