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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. The cause? It seems that in a recent round of testing, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration determined that a... read more

November 27, 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


 
Artist’s impression of the Polestar plant under construction in Chengdu, China

Polestar starts construction of plant in China

Polestar, formerly Volvo's in-house tuner, will forge ahead as a standalone brand within Volvo Cars Group. On Monday, the brand announced it broke ground on its first... read more November 20, 2017 by


 
Self-driving Jaguar Land Rover prototypes testing on public roads

Self-driving Jaguar Land Rover prototypes take to public roads in UK

Self-driving prototypes from Jaguar Land Rover last week took to public roads in the automaker’s home market for the first time. The test was part of the United... read more November 20, 2017 by


 
Tesla Semi

Tesla Semi promises 500-mile range, center driving position

Tesla on Thursday took the covers off its long-awaited electric semi-trailer truck. Dubbed simply the Tesla Semi, the truck promises both the longest range for an electric... read more November 16, 2017 by


 
Hyundai SUV roadmap

Hyundai SUV onslaught will include diesel, electric and fuel cell models

Hyundai’s been caught out by the consumer shift to SUVs and pickup trucks, and this is reflected in the automaker’s sales which in the first half of the year are... read more November 16, 2017 by


 
2018 Cadillac CT6

Book by Cadillac expands to LA and Dallas

Car subscription services have begun to gain more widespread attention with launches such as Care by Volvo and Porsche Passport. Before both of those services, Cadillac... read more November 14, 2017 by


 
Terrafugia TF-X

Terrafugia sold to Geely, promises flying car by 2019

Zhejiang Geely, the Chinese holding company that controls the Volvo, Lynk & Co., Geely and Lotus brands, announced on Monday plans to fully acquire American flying car... read more November 14, 2017 by


 
Faraday Future FF 91

Did Tata just buy a $900M stake in Faraday Future?

Faraday Future may have just been thrown a life line in the form of a $900 million investment by Indian automaker Tata. Chinese automotive news aggregator Gasgoo claims media... read more November 13, 2017 by


 
Daimler-Thomas electric Jouley school bus

The electric school bus of the future has arrived

If Daimler has its way, the wheels on the bus will go round and round via electric motors and battery packs in the very near future. Last Friday, Daimler subsidiary Thomas... read more November 13, 2017 by


 
Ferdinand Piech, chairman and CEO of Volkswagen Group, at 2000 Paris Motor Show

End of an era as Ferdinand Piëch finally cut ties with VW Group

Two years ago, Ferdinand Piëch, then chairman of the Volkswagen Group, resigned from his post following a public spat with Martin Wintekorn, who was the... read more November 13, 2017 by


 
Elon Musk and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan

Elon Musk meets Turkish President to discuss SpaceX, Tesla

Elon Musk met with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday to discuss ways in which Tesla and SpaceX, both run by Musk, could aid Turkey in some ambitious... read more November 10, 2017 by


 
A glimpse of Opel in the future

Opel gives glimpse at new design direction, potential electric SUV

Finally free of years of mismanagement at the hands of General Motors, Opel has the potential to thrive under the stewardship of new owner PSA Group. In its new PACE!... read more November 9, 2017 by


 
Establishment of electric car joint venture between Ford and Zotye on November 8, 2017

Ford and Zotye will sell electric cars in China under new brand

Ford shied away from partnerships under former CEO Mark Fields, but that’s all out the door under new CEO Jim Hackett. And he’s gotten to work fast since taking... read more November 9, 2017 by


 
Opel Ampera-e

EU proposes stricter emissions regulations for 2030

A handful of European nations have recently announced calls to drastically reduce vehicle emissions and in some cases ban completely the sale of cars powered solely by... read more November 9, 2017 by


 
Audi e-diesel plant in Laufenburg, Switzerland

Audi will turn renewable energy into synthetic diesel

In 2011, Audi announced radical plans to start energy production using wind farms located in the North Sea. By feeding this renewable energy back into the grid, Audi could... read more November 9, 2017 by


 
 

 
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