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Lynk & Co 03 concept, 2017 Shanghai auto show

Lynk & Co says its cars will have lifetime warranties

Lynk & Co at its Wednesday press conference at the 2017 Shanghai auto show came out with the unusually bold promise of lifetime warranties for its cars. The brand didn’t provide details on the terms but said roadside assistance will also be offered to customers. That’s not all as... read more

April 21, 2017 by
 
2017 Volvo S60

S60 on track to be first Volvo made in US

Volvo has only just broken ground on its first-ever U.S. assembly plant, but we already know what vehicle will first roll out into the southern breeze of Ridgeville, South... read more April 16, 2017 by


 
2020 Audi Q8 spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

Audi Q8 entering production in 2018, Q4 in 2019

Audi currently has three new SUVs in the pipeline. They are the Q4, Q8 and e-tron, the latter being an electric offering based on 2015’s e-tron Quattro concept. Audi in... read more April 14, 2017 by


 
2017 Ford Ranger

Ford ready for pickup truck assault in China

Pickup trucks may be as American as apple pie, but Ford sees a big opportunity for the vehicles in China where the automaker will be introducing its famous “Built Ford... read more April 10, 2017 by


 
Ford autonomous car development

New York approves self-driving car tests on public roads

Long an avid opponent of driverless cars, thanks to its law requiring drivers to keep one hand on the steering wheel at all times, the state of New York has approved the... read more April 7, 2017 by


 
PSA Peugeot Citroën logo

Maker of Peugeot and Citroën cars establishes North American ops

French automaker PSA Group only last month agreed to purchase Opel from General Motors. The automaker has also got around to establishing PSA North America, with former... read more April 6, 2017 by


 
Porsche Mission E concept electric car

Audi, Porsche collaborate on next-gen platform

Audi and Porsche may both be brands in the Volkswagen Group, though they’re staunchly independent. In fact, up until last year were even competing against each other in... read more April 5, 2017 by


 
Self-driving taxi service envisioned by Mercedes-Benz and Bosch

Mercedes working on ‘Level 5’ self-driving car with Bosch

The scale and complexity, not to mention cost, of developing self-driving cars is causing a lot of consolidation behind the scenes. For example, Volvo has joined forces with... read more April 4, 2017 by


 
Mercedes-Benz Generation EQ concept, 2016 Paris auto show

Mercedes accelerates electric plans, promises 10 EVs by 2022

Regardless of where fuel prices go in the coming years, Mercedes-Benz’s future will be one skewed towards electrification. The automaker launched its new EQ sub-brand... read more April 3, 2017 by


 
2017 Audi A4

Audi buying car-rental service Silvercar

It seems as if you can’t get away from the word “mobility” in today’s automotive vernacular. From BMW’s ReachNow to General Motors’ Maven... read more March 31, 2017 by


 
Solar Roadways road surface solar panels

Route 66 edges closer to becoming a solar road

Solar Roadways, an Idaho-based startup, is eyeing up the iconic, cross-country Route 66 to potentially lay the familiar road with solar panels. We first learned of the plan a... read more March 31, 2017 by


 
2017 Ford Ranger (Australian spec)

Ford investing $850M in Michigan to support Bronco, Ranger production

Ford in January finally confirmed it is bringing back the Bronco and Ranger. The Ranger will come first, as Ford’s alternative to mid-size pickups like the Chevrolet... read more March 31, 2017 by


 
Tesla CEO Elon Musk presents Powerwall 2.0 and SolarCity solar roof

Tesla CEO Elon Musk launches Neuralink venture to merge human brain with AI

First it was electric cars, and then came the mission to conquer space exploration and Mars. Now, Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk has set his sights on yet another lofty... read more March 30, 2017 by


 
2016 Zenos E10 R

Group led by AC Cars buys bankrupt sports car startup Zenos

In January, we learned that British sports car startup Zenos had entered administration, a process similar to bankruptcy protection. A group led by fellow British sports car... read more March 24, 2017 by


 
Mercedes-Benz Generation EQ concept, 2016 Paris auto show

Mercedes could be blocked from using EQ name in China

Mercedes-Benz used the 2016 Paris auto show to launch a new sub-brand for electrified cars called EQ. Since then Mercedes has used the EQ Power+ name on its 2017 Formula One... read more March 24, 2017 by


 
2017 Porsche 911 Carrera GTS

Porsche profit per car totaled $17,250 in 2016, could go higher with digital services

Porsche delivered 238,000 cars in 2016 and banked 3.9 billion euros (approximately $4.1 billion) in operating profit. That works out to roughly $17,250 in operating profit... read more March 22, 2017 by


 
 

 
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