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2018 Nio ES8

Nio considering IPO, stake sale

Chinese electric car startup Nio has just introduced its first volume vehicle on the market in the form of the Tesla Model X-rivaling ES8, but the long-term plan is to offer a full portfolio ranging from city cars to self-driving cars to world-beating supercars. The company is looking to draw... read more

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BMW Group celebrates delivery of 100,000 electrified cars in 2017

BMW Group delivers over 100,000 electrified cars in 2017

The BMW Group has reached its goal of delivering more than 100,000 electrified cars in 2017. The total includes hybrids and electric cars sold across the BMW and Mini brands... read more December 19, 2017 by


 
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Aston Martin edges closer to potential sale or IPO

Reports of Aston Martin attempting to go public by filing an initial public offering (IPO) date back as far as the brand’s sale by Ford in 2008 to a consortium led by... read more December 18, 2017 by


 
2012 Toyota RAV4 EV

Toyota ramps up electrification, targets 1 million zero-emission cars by 2030

Toyota on Monday announced it would accelerate its vehicle electrification plans as part of an overarching strategy to reduce fleet-wide carbon emissions by as much as 90... read more December 17, 2017 by


 
2019 Mercedes-Benz CLS

Geely looking to buy stake in Mercedes' parent Daimler

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... read more December 15, 2017 by


 
Alpine A110 production in Dieppe, France

Alpine A110 enters production at historic Dieppe plant

It’s been a long time coming, but Alpine’s A110 is finally in production. Some readers will recall Alpine’s parent company, Renault, first announced plans... read more December 15, 2017 by


 
Faraday Future FF 91

Faraday Future’s Chinese backer placed on debt blacklist in latest setback for automaker

To say Faraday Future has been having a tough couple of months is probably the understatement of the year. The latest in a long list of setbacks is news that main backer Jia... read more December 14, 2017 by


 
Toyota President Akio Toyoda (left) and Panasonic President Kazuhiro Tsuga

Toyota and Panasonic look to form battery alliance

Toyota and Panasonic announced on Wednesday their intention to study the feasibility of a battery joint venture. In a statement, the companies said the joint venture is... read more December 14, 2017 by


 
Gathering of modern Ferraris

Ferrari could reach 9,000-unit annual production target 1 year early

Since it was floated on the New York Stock Exchange in 2015, Ferrari has seen its shares rise from an opening price of $52 to 106.65 at the previous close. That’s... read more December 13, 2017 by


 
2017 Toyota Mirai

Japanese automakers, energy firms form new company for hydrogen filling stations

Japan’s three major automakers Toyota, Nissan and Honda have teamed up with local energy firms and the Japanese government to form a new company whose purpose is to... read more December 12, 2017 by


 
Tesla Semi

Budweiser brewer orders fleet of Tesla Semis

Budweiser brewer Anheuser-Busch wants its beer delivery process to be just a smidge more green. The company announced on Friday that it placed a pre-order for 40 Tesla Semis... read more December 11, 2017 by


 
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Report: Uber’s Chinese rival Didi to expand to North America

A Chinese rival to ridesharing companies like Uber and Lyft may be about to set up shop in North America. According to Reuters’ sources, Didi Chuxing plans to expand... read more December 8, 2017 by


 
2018 Ford Focus Electric

Ford to build electric SUV in Mexico instead of Michigan

Ford in 2015 outlined plans for 13 new electrified cars to be launched by 2020, one of which will be an electric SUV with a range of 300 miles. The original plan was to build... read more December 8, 2017 by


 
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... read more December 8, 2017 by


 
2017 Chevrolet Camaro 1LE SS

Chevy to enter Australia with a little help from HSV

With the end of production of rear-wheel-drive, V-8-powered Holden Commodores in October, Australian tuning firm HSV no longer has access to suitable donor vehicles to... read more December 7, 2017 by


 
The Boring Company concept

The Boring Company publishes map of proposed tunnels

The Boring Company, one of many projects under Elon Musk's watch, has released a map showing where it imagines its first network of tunnels to run, if and when it receives... read more December 7, 2017 by


 
 

 
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