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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 yet. Mercedes-Benz parent company Daimler on Saturday confirmed that Geely, which also owns Volvo and Lynk & Co., plus... read more

February 25, 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


 
Faraday Future FF 91

Faraday Future receives $1.5B lifeline

Faraday Future's vision hasn't exactly panned out as once imagined, and serious financial problems have ensued. However, a Hong Kong-based entity has thrown the struggling... read more February 14, 2018 by


 
Aston Martin plant in St Athan, Wales

Aston Martin gives update on plant where DBX SUV, Lagonda sedans will be built

Aston Martin's main plant is located in Gaydon, England, but in late 2016 the automaker started construction of a second plant in St Athan, Wales in anticipation of new... read more February 14, 2018 by


 
1988 Porsche 959 Sport, courtesy RM Sotheby's, Remi Dargegen

3D printing allows Porsche to create obscure parts for classic cars

Three-dimensional printing is poised to revolutionize manufacturing and production processes. It's also excellent news for owners of vintage cars in need of pretty obscure... read more February 13, 2018 by


 
Ford Kentucky Truck Plant

Ford increasing production of Expedition, Navigator SUVs

It's nothing but good news for Ford and Lincoln's full-size SUVs. Ford Motor Company announced on Monday it will increase production of the 2018 Expedition and 2018 Navigator... read more February 12, 2018 by


 
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... read more February 8, 2018 by


 
Home equipped with solar panel and battery storage system from Tesla

Australia plans "virtual" power plant of distributed solar panels, Tesla batteries

Having built the world's biggest battery in the Australian state of South Australia a year ago to provide energy to the grid in the event of a supply shortage, Tesla is now... read more February 8, 2018 by


 
Polestar 1

Polestar 1 production totals may increase beyond 1,500

Following Polestar's split from Volvo to become a standalone brand, the division showed its first production model: the Polestar 1. At its debut, the brand said it planned... read more February 7, 2018 by


 
McLaren Senna

All core McLarens to feature electrification, self-driving tech beginning in 2019

McLaren will set foot in a brave new world after announcing that all of the brand's future care models from 2019 onward will boast electrified powertrains and some form of... read more February 6, 2018 by


 
 

 
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