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2018 Tesla Model 3

Tesla reveals 2017 financial results, records near $2B loss

Investors have rallied around Tesla, riding high on a wave of future promises from the electric car company. Tesla's 2017 financial results released on Wednesday still show the company has a long way to go, however. Tesla lost a total of $1.96 billion in 2017 and posted its worst financial quarter... read more

February 8, 2018 by
 
Porsche Mission E concept, 2015 Frankfurt Auto Show

Porsche investing $7.5B in electrification over next 4 years

Porsche will aid VW Group's electrification charge with an even larger investment than it had originally planned. Through 2022, Porsche has $7.5 billion earmarked for... read more February 5, 2018 by


 
Chinese company copies BMW Isetta

Iconic BMW Isetta returns as a Chinese knockoff

Chinese companies have a track record for copying other automakers. Porsches, Hondas, and even tires often have knockoff alter egos in the country. The latest digs deeper... read more February 2, 2018 by


 
2018 Xpeng G3

Xpeng gets $350M in funding, including from iPhone maker Foxconn

Chinese electric car startup Xpeng only revealed its G3 SUV to the world at last month's 2018 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, but the vehicle, a potential rival to... read more February 2, 2018 by


 
Nikola One

Nikola selects Arizona to manufacture electric semi-trucks

Nikola has taken a major step toward bringing its extended-range electric semi-trailer truck to market. The company announced on Tuesday that Buckeye, Arizona will be home to... read more January 31, 2018 by


 
2018 Volkswagen Golf

VW Group holds on to title of world's biggest automaker

The Volkswagen Group was the biggest automaker by volume in 2017 after its various brands delivered a combined 10.74 million vehicles, representing a substantial rise of 4.3... read more January 30, 2018 by


 
Waymo self-driving prototype

Waymo orders thousands of self-driving cars ahead of deployment in multiple US cities

Waymo is making huge strides in the race to develop a safe and robust self-driving taxi service. The Alphabet-owned company formerly known as the Google Self-Driving Car... read more January 30, 2018 by


 
First standalone Genesis showroom in Gangnam district Seoul, South Korea

Genesis to establish dedicated dealerships

Genesis is working hard to distinguish itself as more than just the luxury arm of Hyundai. It wants to be seen as a standalone brand. Genesis started out life as a luxurious... read more January 29, 2018 by


 
Mini Electric Concept rendering, 2017 Frankfurt auto show

Report: Next-gen Minis could come from China, ride on platform deveoped with Great Wall

The BMW Group is in the requirements phase for its next-generation Mini family and options on the table reportedly include building the cars in China on a platform shared... read more January 28, 2018 by


 
Teaser for Volvo Trucks electric urban delivery vehicle

Volvo Trucks plans electric delivery vehicle for 2019

Not to be left out of the push for electric and electrified commercial vehicles, Volvo Trucks announced Tuesday that it will begin selling electric trucks in Europe in 2019... read more January 24, 2018 by


 
PSA Peugeot Citro├źn logo

Maker of Opel and Peugeot cars picks Atlanta for US headquarters

France's PSA Group, the maker of Citroën, DS, Peugeot, and now also Opel cars, has a mission to sell cars in the United States, though the automaker, which is Europe's... read more January 24, 2018 by


 
Elon Musk

Elon Musk to stay another decade at Tesla, has strange compensation scheme

Tesla's face and shining star won't be leaving any time soon. Elon Musk, the carmaker's co-founder, has agreed to remain CEO for another 10 years. With the announcement, The... read more January 23, 2018 by


 
Brudeli 625L

Yamaha buys patent for tilting 3-wheeler

Yamaha clearly sees the market for 3-wheeled vehicles gaining traction. Last month Norwegian company Brudeli announced Yamaha had purchased patents for its 3-wheel tilting... read more January 23, 2018 by


 
2018 BMW X2, 2018 Detroit auto show

BMW wants to reclaim luxury top spot from Mercedes by 2020

Mercedes-Benz has been the best-selling luxury car brand in the world for the past two years running, but for the decade prior it's been BMW at the top. BMW isn't at all... read more January 23, 2018 by


 
Lamborghini Urus

8 questions about the Lamborgini Urus with R&D boss Maurizio Reggiani

Lamborghini is preparing to take a big step that could define the future of the quintessential Italian supercar builder. Yes, the brand has had an SUV before. The LM002 was a... read more January 18, 2018 by


 
Mercedes-Benz 3.0-liter inline-6

Mercedes-Benz phasing out V-6 engines in favor of inline-6s

Mercedes-Benz V-6 engines are not long for this world, but it's not all bad news. Ola Källenius, head of Mercedes research and development, did confirm the brand will... read more January 18, 2018 by


 
 

 
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