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2017 Ford F-150 Raptor SuperCrews being shipped to China

Ford to team up with Alibaba for online car sales in China

One of the most important markets for automakers exists in China. There is an unstoppable force of buying power that is growing, and it's doing so on a massive scale. Every automaker is looking to gain an edge when it comes to the Chinese market, and Ford may have just taken a big step towards... read more

December 8, 2017 by
 
Honda self-driving car prototype

Honda to partner with China’s SenseTime on AI tech for self-driving cars

As part of its 2030 Vision strategy announced in June, Honda aims to have a car with Level 4 self-driving capability on sale by the year 2025. The target date is later than... read more December 7, 2017 by


 
Faraday Future FF 91

Head Faraday Future designer resigns

Faraday Future won't necessarily end 2017 on a high note. The company's chief designer, Richard Kim, tendered his resignation on November 27, The Verge reported last Friday... read more December 6, 2017 by


 
2018 BMW M5 equipped with BMW M Performance Parts

Before BMW builds a prototype it builds a pretertype

For an automaker to embark on a new car or other project isn't a simple task. Foremost, it costs money, and developing a car isn't exactly inexpensive. So, BMW has a new way... read more December 5, 2017 by


 
BMW electrification roadmap

BMW’s electrification plans mapped out

The BMW Group is committed to launching 25 electrified cars by 2025, 12 of which will be battery-powered electrics. The automaker on Tuesday revealed the full schedule for... read more December 5, 2017 by


 
Ionity multi-brand European charging network

Shell joins major automakers on Ionity fast-charging network

Oil giant Shell has teamed up with some of the world’s biggest automakers to deploy a fast-charging network spanning Europe. The network, called Ionity, is being rolled... read more December 5, 2017 by


 
Production of first NEVS 9-3 at plant in Tianjin, China is celebrated

NEVS starts production of electric 9-3s in China

Production of the Saab 9-3 has restarted for the second time, only this time the cars are being built in China, feature electric powertrains, and are to be sold under the... read more December 5, 2017 by


 
Intel deal with Warner Bros for future self-driving car entertainment

Intel and Warner Bros deal hints at entertainment future in self-driving cars

Marketers, advertisers, and companies in general are itching to implement the next era of entertainment and connectivity. It's coming, and it will likely be broadcast in... read more December 1, 2017 by


 
2018 Mazda CX-8

Mazda to build new CX-7 at US plant?

Mazda in August revealed plans for a new plant to be constructed in the United States in partnership with Toyota. Due to be operational in 2021, the plant will build Corollas... read more December 1, 2017 by


 
Audi e-tron Sportback concept, 2017 Shanghai auto show

Audi confirms 2 more electric SUVs

Audi on Tuesday confirmed plans for two new electric SUVs. The vehicles will be built at Audi’s main plant in Ingolstadt, Germany from 2021. Audi made the confirmation... read more November 29, 2017 by


 
2017 Trumpchi GS8

GAC Motor to enter US market in 2019 with Trumpchi GS8 SUV

GAC Motor is shaping up to be the first major Chinese automaker to launch in the United States. The state-owned company, which operates the Gonow and Trumpchi brands, on... read more November 28, 2017 by


 
2018 BMW i3s

BMW issues stop-sale order and recall on all i3 electric cars

BMW last week issued a stop-sale order and recall for every i3 in the United States, meaning from the 2014 model up to the present 2018 car. A total 30,542 cars are affected... read more November 27, 2017 by


 
Proposed design for BMW Group Battery Cell Competence Center in Munich, Germany

BMW to build battery lab

In yet another sign of the growing importance of electrification, BMW on Friday announced plans to establish a lab dedicated to the development of batteries. To be located in... read more November 27, 2017 by


 
Mahindra Roxor Off-road logo

Mahindra to build Roxor off-roader in Detroit

India’s Mahindra, known as a manufacturer of tractors, trucks and SUVs, last week opened its first manufacturing plant in the United States. Located in Detroit... read more November 27, 2017 by


 
2020 Tesla Roadster

Bob Lutz: Tesla is “going out of business”

After questioning the viability of Tesla two years ago in an op-ed titled “Is Tesla Doomed?,” Bob Lutz is now flat out stating the company is going out of... read more November 21, 2017 by


 
Uber self-driving prototype in San Francisco

Uber orders 24,000 Volvo XC90s for its self-driving fleet

Uber is in the race to develop a fully self-driving system to one day power a fleet of driverless taxis. To develop the system, Uber is using a fleet of Volvo XC90 SUVs... read more November 21, 2017 by


 
 

 
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