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Bentley solar-powered parking lot at Crewe, UK headquarters

Bentley will add 10,000 more solar panels to its plant

One of the United Kingdom's largest array of solar panels will soon be completed at Bentley's Crewe plant. The Brit automaker announced Tuesday that construction has begun on a 10,000-unit strong solar farm to cover a carpark at its plant. Once completed, the solar farm will provide 2.7 megawatts... read more

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2018 BMW M5

Access by BMW subscription program starts today in Tennessee

The act of purchasing a new car or truck is evolving. Automakers are looking to keep up with the latest trends, and the latest is the subscription program. Several automakers... read more April 4, 2018 by


 
Lincoln Aviator SUV

Lincoln's next act: this time it's a marathon

“I think we had a series of sprints, then we got a bit winded and we stepped off the track,” said Robert Parker, Lincoln’s global director of marketing... read more April 4, 2018 by


 
Chevrolet Cruise AV self-driving car

Self-driving car teams yet to take advantage of California rule allowing cars with no one present

Since Monday, it's been legal for self-driving cars to take to California's roads without a human present, not even a backup driver to take over if the vehicle needs... read more April 3, 2018 by


 
Cadillac 4.2-liter twin-turbocharged V-8

CT6's twin-turbo V-8 exclusive to Cadillac, says Johan de Nysschen

Cadillac in March revealed a new 4.2-liter twin-turbocharged V-8 whose first application will be in the 2019 CT6 V-Sport, where it's estimated to deliver 550 horsepower and... read more April 2, 2018 by


 
SF Motors SF5 and SF7

SF Motors reveals first EVs to be built at ex-Hummer plant

An electric car startup backed by Chinese commercial vehicles giant Chongqing Sokon as well as Tesla co-founder Martin Eberhard has revealed its first two cars. The company... read more April 2, 2018 by


 
2018 Lincoln Navigator

Lincoln test-drives used-car subscription service

Lincoln announced on Thursday it will launch a pilot for its car-subscription program in West Los Angeles and San Francisco. Unlike rival services, the vehicles will be used... read more March 30, 2018 by


 
Daimler and the BMW Group merge mobility businesses

Daimler and BMW Group merge mobility businesses

Daimler and the BMW Group on Wednesday announced they are joining forces in mobility services, the most popular of which today are ride-hailing and car-sharing services. The... read more March 29, 2018 by


 
Uber self-driving car

Nvidia pumps brakes on self-driving car development after Uber crash

The March 18 crash in Tempe, Arizona, where one pedestrian was struck and killed by an Uber self-driving car based on a Volvo XC90, has caused massive reverberations across... read more March 28, 2018 by


 
Uber self-driving car

Arizona blocks Uber from testing self-driving cars on state's roads

Arizona on Monday blocked Uber from conducting further tests of self-driving cars on the state's roads as a result of last week's fatal crash involving a pedestrian and one... read more March 27, 2018 by


 
Uber app

Uber retreats from Southeast Asia by selling operations to rival Grab

Uber is paring back more of its loss-making operations with the announcement on Monday that it is retreating from the Southeast Asian market. Uber will sell its operations in... read more March 26, 2018 by


 
Lynk & Co 01

Volvo will build some Lynk & Co. cars in Europe

Volvo on Monday announced it will produce some cars for Lynk & Co. at its plant in Ghent, Belgium, starting from 2019. The plant is where Volvo produces compact cars like... read more March 26, 2018 by


 
Signing of Memorandum of Understanding between Ford and Mahindra

Ford and Mahindra in talks to develop electric car, 2 SUVs together

Last September, we learned that Ford was in talks with Mahindra to explore ways to expand into the Indian market and potentially collaborate on product development. The two... read more March 23, 2018 by


 
Viper production at Conner Avenue Assembly Plant

Former Viper plant to house historic FCA cars and concepts

The last Dodge Viper supercar rolled off the line at the car's Conner Avenue Assembly plant in Detroit, Michigan last August. At the time, Dodge parent company Fiat Chrysler... read more March 21, 2018 by


 
Chevrolet Cruise AV self-driving car

GM to commercialize Cruise AV self-driving car in 2019

General Motors will put into production self-driving cars devoid of steering wheels and pedals in 2019, the automaker said Thursday. GM also said it planned to start a... read more March 16, 2018 by


 
GM launches personal mobility brand: Maven

GM to test AirBnB-style program for cars

General Motors is positioning itself for a subscription-based future with its Maven personal mobility and car-sharing service, and its next step may set its sights on the... read more March 14, 2018 by


 
 

 
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