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Volkswagen plans to launch one electric car per month starting in 2022

Volkswagen will open the floodgates in 2022 and launch a new electric car every month as it works aggressively to electrify its portfolio, the automaker said. VW CEO Matthias Müeller told journalists Tuesday in Berlin that 30 electric cars will be launched by 2025, according to Autocar... read more

March 13, 2018 by
 
2014 Volkswagen Beetle

Volkswagen will kill the Beetle, squashes plans for a successor

When the current-generation Volkswagen Beetle runs out its current lifecycle, it will be the end of the road for the nameplate. The German automaker confirmed plans for a... read more March 8, 2018 by


 
Volkswagen Golf Mk1

German cities given green light to ban older diesel cars

Germany's top court has given the green light to the cities of Stuttgart and Duesseldorf to ban older, more polluting diesel cars from entering areas worst affected by... read more February 28, 2018 by


 
2018 Aston Martin DB11 V8

Aston Martin posts first profit since 2010

Aston Martin's financial turnaround is complete as the company on Tuesday announced its first annual pre-tax profit since 2010 and is poised to grow substantially in the... read more February 28, 2018 by


 
2019 Volvo XC40, 2017 Los Angeles Auto Show

Volvo says it's done developing gas-powered engines

The current portfolio of Volvo engines will be its last. The Swedish luxury brand confirmed it's finished with gasoline-powered engines as it paves the way for a fully... read more February 26, 2018 by


 
Mercedes-Benz Generation EQ concept, 2016 Paris auto show

Geely buys 9.7 percent of Daimler in $9B deal

Having just acquired Terrafugia, Lotus, and a sizable stake in Proton, holding company Zhejiang Geely’s international buying spree doesn’t look to be slowing down... read more February 25, 2018 by


 
Mini Electric Concept rendering, 2017 Frankfurt auto show

Mini plans to build electric vehicles in China

BMW Group, Mini's parent automaker, has signed a letter of intent to initiate a joint venture with China's Great Wall to produce battery-electric Minis in the country... read more February 23, 2018 by


 
Sony corporate logo

Sony preparing AI-powered taxi-hailing system

In an effort to expand its artificial intelligence (AI) presence in the commercial and business sector, Sony now plans to lead a project to develop an AI-powered taxi-hailing... read more February 22, 2018 by


 
Raj Nair  Executive Vice President of Ford North America

Raj Nair, Ford's North America president, fired for “inappropriate behavior”

Ford late on Wednesday announced that Raj Nair, executive vice president and president of the automaker's North American operations, has been dismissed for... read more February 21, 2018 by


 
HERE HD Live Map

Mercedes integrates highly detailed HERE maps in self-driving tech

Mercedes-Benz's future self-driving cars will rely on a cloud-based high-definition map updated in real time to see the world around them. The machine-readable map, known as... read more February 21, 2018 by


 
Waymo self-driving prototype

Waymo given green light to commercialize self-driving taxis

Waymo has become the first company, at least in the United States, to receive regulatory approval for the commercialization of a self-driving taxi service where no human... read more February 21, 2018 by


 
2019 Toyota Avalon

$2.8B Toyota R&D center will include test track that mimics Nürburgring

Toyota plans for an expansive research and development center settled in Aichi, Japan, and included in the sprawling site will be 11 separate test tracks. And one of the... read more February 20, 2018 by


 
2013 Porsche Cayenne Diesel, 2012 New York Auto Show

Porsche is officially done with diesels

Porsche in recent months has been in the midst of internal talks regarding the future of diesel engines within its own lineup. Those talks are clearly over, because the... read more February 20, 2018 by


 
Porsche Mission E concept electric car

First EVs on Audi and Porsche's PPE platform coming in 2021

Audi will introduce its first volume electric car this year in the form of the e-tron SUV. Fellow Volkswagen Group member Porsche will follow in 2019 with its own electric... read more February 16, 2018 by


 
2018 Lexus GS F

Lexus tops 2018 JD Power Dependability Study

Lexus was rated the most dependable brand in the annual J.D. Power Dependability Study for the seventh time in a row, further strengthening the brand's reputation for quality... read more February 15, 2018 by


 
Faraday Future previews future product during supplier meeting

Faraday Future teases second SUV at supplier meeting

Faraday Future on Wednesday gave a preview of a model to follow the FF91, which the company remains hopeful of getting into production by the end of 2018. The preview came in... read more February 15, 2018 by


 
 

 
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