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2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV pre-production vehicles at Orion Township Assembly Plant, March 2016

Detroit's "Big 3" automakers to lose North American production crown for first time

For the first time ever, the Detroit Big Three will likely cede the North American production crown this year. A new automotive manufacturing forecast says General Motors, Ford, and Fiat-Chrysler Automobiles will build fewer cars in North America than foreign automakers (plus Tesla) on the... read more

September 29, 2017 by
 
James Dyson

Vacuum company Dyson plans electric car by 2020

British household appliance firm Dyson’s claim to fame may be a bagless vacuum cleaner, but in the not too distant future we may also associate the company with cars... read more September 27, 2017 by


 
Volvo XC90 production in Gothenburg, Sweden

Volvo to build next-gen XC90 in US starting from 2021

Volvo on Monday confirmed it will add XC90 production to its new plant being constructed just outside of Charleston, South Carolina. The first model to be produced at the... read more September 26, 2017 by


 
Tesla Supercharger fast-charging system for electric cars

Could Elon Musk's Tesla take on 7-Eleven next?

Charging an electric car isn't exactly the same as stopping at a local fuel station to fill up in a matter of minutes. In fact, owners of electric vehicles often wait for 20... read more September 25, 2017 by


 
2019 Volvo XC40

Why Care by Volvo could revolutionize car ownership

Automakers go to great lengths to make their cars stand out, but surprisingly they do very little to make the actual ownership experience pleasant. Typically, it’s the... read more September 25, 2017 by


 
1962 Ferrari 250 GTO bearing chassis number 3387 - Image via Talacrest

What goes up must come down: classic car values dip in 2016

For the past few years, some of the most solid investments a person could make were in classic cars. From 2012 onward, the value of vintage models has skyrocketed to heights... read more September 22, 2017 by


 
Nikola One

Electric news: Bosch and Nikola team up on hydrogen semis, Camel Group invests in Rimac

Two major movements occurred this week on the alternative-propulsion front. First, Croatian firm Rimac, responsible for the insane Concept_One supercar, announced Chinese... read more September 21, 2017 by


 
2018 Ford Ecosport

Ford taps Mahindra for Indian expansion

India is often touted as the next China but apart from a similar population, currently at well over a billion people, there isn’t much else to compare. China has... read more September 20, 2017 by


 
2018 Dodge Charger

Next Dodge Challenger, Charger to ride on Maserati platform, arrive in 2021?

It seems there’s been another major change in Fiat Chrysler Automobile’s planning, one that, if true, will undoubtedly cause further delays in the redesign of... read more September 19, 2017 by


 
Mercedes-Benz EQA concept, 2017 Frankfurt auto show

Batteries included: Mercedes, VW pledge allegiance to electrification

The 2017 Frankfurt Auto Show was full of new cars and futuristic designs, but one word hummed in the background: electrification. Many major automakers announced that they... read more September 18, 2017 by


 
2017 Fuso eCanter

Daimler beats Tesla to electric truck production with Fuso eCanter

Tesla may have pushed back the reveal of its electric semi-trailer truck to October, but German auto giant Daimler is moving full-speed ahead with its own electric truck... read more September 17, 2017 by


 
Renault Nissan Mitsubishi Alliance logo

Renault Nissan’s new 6-year strategy calls for 12 electric cars, self-driving taxi service

The automotive alliance that consists of French automaker Renault together with Nissan and Mitsubishi, plus their respective brands, has branded itself the Renault Nissan... read more September 15, 2017 by


 
Pierre Leclercq

Kia hires ex-BMW designer Pierre Leclercq as new design boss

Hyundai Motor Group is boosting its arsenal of top designers by adding Belgian Pierre Leclercq to its ranks. Leclercq will fill the new role of Head of Styling for Kia, where... read more September 14, 2017 by


 
2014 Tesla Model S in China

China could be next to ban sale of cars powered solely by gas or diesel engines

China could soon join the United Kingdom and France in pledging to ban the sale of cars powered solely by an internal combustion engine. Unlike the U.K. and France which have... read more September 11, 2017 by


 
Bosch electric powertrain

Bosch develops off-the-shelf powertrain for electric cars

While some automakers have plenty of expertise in electric powertrains, others haven't entered the realm. Bosch is hoping automakers will see past developing their own... read more September 8, 2017 by


 
BMW’s beyond driving pleasure video

For high-end models, BMW's focus shifts beyond driving pleasure

Remember when a BMW was considered “The Ultimate Driving Machine”? The automaker still makes great driving machines, but the ultimate? That’s difficult to... read more September 8, 2017 by


 
 

 
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