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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 percent from 2010 levels, by the year 2050. Under the accelerated plans, Toyota hopes to have every model in the Toyota and... read more

December 17, 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


 
Oliver Schmidt

VW manager receives 7-year prison term, $400K fine for diesel scandal

A second former Volkswagen Group employee has received a prison sentence in relation to the automaker’s diesel emissions cheating scandal. German citizen Oliver Schmidt... read more December 7, 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


 
 

 
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