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BMW electrification roadmap

BMW’s electrification plans mapped out

The BMW Group is committed to launching 25 electrified cars by 2025, 12 of which will be battery-powered electrics. The automaker on Tuesday revealed the full schedule for the 25 cars along with a few tentative details. The first two cars out of the 25 have already been revealed. They are the BMW... read more

December 5, 2017 by
 
2018 Mazda CX-8

Mazda to build new CX-7 at US plant?

Mazda in August revealed plans for a new plant to be constructed in the United States in partnership with Toyota. Due to be operational in 2021, the plant will build Corollas... read more December 1, 2017 by


 
Audi e-tron Sportback concept, 2017 Shanghai auto show

Audi confirms 2 more electric SUVs

Audi on Tuesday confirmed plans for two new electric SUVs. The vehicles will be built at Audi’s main plant in Ingolstadt, Germany from 2021. Audi made the confirmation... read more November 29, 2017 by


 
2017 Trumpchi GS8

GAC Motor to enter US market in 2019 with Trumpchi GS8 SUV

GAC Motor is shaping up to be the first major Chinese automaker to launch in the United States. The state-owned company, which operates the Gonow and Trumpchi brands, on... read more November 28, 2017 by


 
2018 BMW i3s

BMW issues stop-sale order and recall on all i3 electric cars

BMW last week issued a stop-sale order and recall for every i3 in the United States, meaning from the 2014 model up to the present 2018 car. A total 30,542 cars are affected... read more November 27, 2017 by


 
Proposed design for BMW Group Battery Cell Competence Center in Munich, Germany

BMW to build battery lab

In yet another sign of the growing importance of electrification, BMW on Friday announced plans to establish a lab dedicated to the development of batteries. To be located in... read more November 27, 2017 by


 
Mahindra Roxor Off-road logo

Mahindra to build Roxor off-roader in Detroit

India’s Mahindra, known as a manufacturer of tractors, trucks and SUVs, last week opened its first manufacturing plant in the United States. Located in Detroit... read more November 27, 2017 by


 
2020 Tesla Roadster

Bob Lutz: Tesla is “going out of business”

After questioning the viability of Tesla two years ago in an op-ed titled “Is Tesla Doomed?,” Bob Lutz is now flat out stating the company is going out of... read more November 21, 2017 by


 
Uber self-driving prototype in San Francisco

Uber orders 24,000 Volvo XC90s for its self-driving fleet

Uber is in the race to develop a fully self-driving system to one day power a fleet of driverless taxis. To develop the system, Uber is using a fleet of Volvo XC90 SUVs... read more November 21, 2017 by


 
Artist’s impression of the Polestar plant under construction in Chengdu, China

Polestar starts construction of plant in China

Polestar, formerly Volvo's in-house tuner, will forge ahead as a standalone brand within Volvo Cars Group. On Monday, the brand announced it broke ground on its first... read more November 20, 2017 by


 
Self-driving Jaguar Land Rover prototypes testing on public roads

Self-driving Jaguar Land Rover prototypes take to public roads in UK

Self-driving prototypes from Jaguar Land Rover last week took to public roads in the automaker’s home market for the first time. The test was part of the United... read more November 20, 2017 by


 
Tesla Semi

Tesla Semi promises 500-mile range, center driving position

Tesla on Thursday took the covers off its long-awaited electric semi-trailer truck. Dubbed simply the Tesla Semi, the truck promises both the longest range for an electric... read more November 16, 2017 by


 
Hyundai SUV roadmap

Hyundai SUV onslaught will include diesel, electric and fuel cell models

Hyundai’s been caught out by the consumer shift to SUVs and pickup trucks, and this is reflected in the automaker’s sales which in the first half of the year are... read more November 16, 2017 by


 
2018 Cadillac CT6

Book by Cadillac expands to LA and Dallas

Car subscription services have begun to gain more widespread attention with launches such as Care by Volvo and Porsche Passport. Before both of those services, Cadillac... read more November 14, 2017 by


 
Terrafugia TF-X

Terrafugia sold to Geely, promises flying car by 2019

Zhejiang Geely, the Chinese holding company that controls the Volvo, Lynk & Co., Geely and Lotus brands, announced on Monday plans to fully acquire American flying car... read more November 14, 2017 by


 
Faraday Future FF 91

Did Tata just buy a $900M stake in Faraday Future?

Faraday Future may have just been thrown a life line in the form of a $900 million investment by Indian automaker Tata. Chinese automotive news aggregator Gasgoo claims media... read more November 13, 2017 by


 
 

 
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