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Sergio Marchionne

Sergio Marchionne dies following complications with surgery

Former Fiat Chrysler Automobiles CEO and Ferrari Chairman and CEO Sergio Marchionne has succumbed to the complications that arose following recent shoulder surgery at a hospital in Zurich, Switzerland. He was 66. His passing was confirmed Wednesday by John Elkann, grandson of Gianni Agnelli and... read more

July 25, 2018 by
 
2020 North American International Auto Show teaser

Detroit auto show organizers confirm calendar change, outdoor showcase

The North American International Auto Show, more commonly referred to as the Detroit auto show, isn't known for its sunshine and warm temperatures, but that will change come... read more July 23, 2018 by


 
Sergio Marchionne

Marchionne steps down as CEO of FCA, Jeep boss Manley to replace him

Sergio Marchionne, longtime CEO and chief for Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, stepped down Saturday due to serious complications after surgery, the company announced. Mike Manley... read more July 21, 2018 by


 
BMW production

BMW, VW will receive early lead in gaining control of Chinese joint ventures

Come 2022, China will officially scrap ownership limits on foreign automakers and the joint-venture agreements those limits require. However, the country has given BMW and... read more July 20, 2018 by


 
2018 Volvo XC60

Tariffs mean Volvo will source XC60s for US from Sweden instead of China

Volvo has started sourcing XC60 SUVs for sale in the United States from Sweden instead of China to avoid new tariffs introduced this month by President Donald Trump's... read more July 19, 2018 by


 
2018 Tesla Model S

German Tesla Model S owners told to repay $4,650 electric car subsidy

Hundreds of Tesla Model S owners in Germany will be required to repay a $4,650 electric car subsidy after the country's Federal Office for Economic Affairs and Export Control... read more July 18, 2018 by


 
11,000th and 8,000th Lamborghini Huracán and Aventador models built

Lamborghini builds 8,000th Aventador, 11,000th Huracán

It's been seven years since Lamborghini began production of the Murciélago-replacing Aventador, and five since the Gallardo left us in favor of the Huracán. On... read more July 18, 2018 by


 
Left to right: Volkswagen ID, ID Buzz and ID Crozz concepts

Production versions of ID Buzz and Crozz concepts may be made in US

Volkswagen is developing a family of electric cars based on a modular platform dubbed the MEB, and at least two of them may be made in the United States. Volkswagen Group of... read more July 17, 2018 by


 
2018 Tesla Model S

Tesla is the first automaker to lose electric car federal tax credit

Soon, Tesla electric cars will cost up to $7,500 more as the automaker is first to reach the 200,000-vehicle threshold for federal tax credits. It means the tax incentives... read more July 13, 2018 by


 
Porsche 800-volt charging stations installed at dealer

Porsche begins installing 800-volt electric charging stations at dealerships

After installing the first of many 350-kilowatt, 800-volt charging stations in Berlin, Germany, last year, Porsche has begun erecting the so-called Turbo Charging stations at... read more July 12, 2018 by


 
2019 McLaren 600LT

McLaren lineup will go all-hybrid by 2025, 18 cars in the pipeline

Electrification has swept across the auto industry, and McLaren is the latest to commit to an electrified future. McLaren Thursday announced an expansion of its previous... read more July 12, 2018 by


 
2018 Lynk & Co. 02

Report: Jaguar Land Rover mulls Lynk & Co. rival with Chinese partner

Jaguar Land Rover may have plans for a new brand in China with its local joint venture partner, Chery. According to a report from Autocar published Thursday, JLR is keen to... read more July 11, 2018 by


 
Self-driving cars

Bosch and Daimler pick Nvidia AI chip for self-driving cars

Bosch and Daimler, two of Germany's biggest automotive firms, announced Wednesday that they have selected Nvidia's Drive Pegasus artificial intelligence computer chip and... read more July 11, 2018 by


 
2014 Tesla Model S in China

Tesla reveals plans for Chinese plant as new tariffs start to bite

Tesla has been hinting at a Chinese plant since 2014 and now the automaker has finally confirmed one. Following a meeting Tuesday with Chinese officials, Tesla CEO Elon Musk... read more July 11, 2018 by


 
BMW X7 pre-production at plant in Spartanburg, South Carolina

BMW adding SUV production in China, increasing prices on US-built SUVs in response to Trump’s tariffs

BMW said on Monday that it will add production of some of its SUVs in China and increase prices on vehicles built in its Spartanburg, South Carolina, plant sold in China... read more July 10, 2018 by


 
BMW Concept iX3

Chinese-made BMW iX3 electric SUV will be sold globally

BMW and its Chinese partner Brilliance on Monday announced plans to further expand their joint manufacturing operations in China, known as BMW Brilliance Automotive, or BBA... read more July 10, 2018 by


 
 

 
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