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Herbert Diess

VW Group ousts CEO, names Diess as replacement, announces restructuring

Volkswagen Group has ousted CEO Matthias Müller and replaced him with Herbert Diess, previously CEO of the Volkswagen brand within the larger 12-brand corporation. The move is part of an effort to reorganize the company to do business more efficiently, the company said Thursday. VW Group will... read more

April 12, 2018 by
 
2018 Lexus LC500h

Alcantara maker can't keep up with demand

Alcantara, the company that makes the suede-like material of the same name, has increasingly turned away new business as it struggles to meet demand. In fact, demand for the... read more April 11, 2018 by


 
Charles D. Strang, Jr.

The most famous engineer you’ve never heard of

Charles D. Strang, Jr. lived a long and vibrant life filled with an obsession for technical innovation and a passion for racing. He produced milestones in marine, automotive... read more April 11, 2018 by


 
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... read more April 11, 2018 by


 
Matthias Müller

VW Group hints at possible leadership changes, including CEO position

The Volkswagen Group on Tuesday issued the statement that it is in the process of reviewing its senior management structure and that this could result in potential personnel... read more April 10, 2018 by


 
Subaru’s STI celebrates its 30th anniversary

Subaru’s STI celebrates its 30th anniversary

Subaru dates its motorsports history to 1972, when a Leone (GL) competed in the Southern Cross Rally in Australia. Eight years later, the Japanese automaker became the first... read more April 6, 2018 by


 
2018 Mercedes-Benz GLS-Class (GLS 550)

Mercedes-Benz isn't ready to walk away from diesel

Diesel has, more or less, become a rather dirty word in the aftermath of Volkswagen's dieselgate scandal. However, as the majority of European automakers back away from the... read more April 4, 2018 by


 
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


 
 

 
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