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Jia Yueting

Jia Yueting defies order to return to China to stay in US and help Faraday Future

Despite being ordered to return to China by the country’s securities regulator, not to mention having his assets seized by the court system, embattled Chinese businessman Jia Yueting says he’s staying put in the United States in order to secure funding for electric car startup Faraday... read more

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Jia Yueting

Faraday Future backer Jia Yueting is ordered back to China, has assets seized

Faraday Future’s main backer, Jia Yueting, has been ordered to return to China to meet financial obligations promised to investors of his LeEco electronics and video... read more December 29, 2017 by


 
Kenichi Yamamoto, father of Mazda's rotary engine

Father of Mazda's rotary engine has passed away

Kenichi Yamamoto, the man behind Mazda's iconic rotary engine, has passed away at the age of 95, Japanese Nostalgic Car reported on Monday. Yamamoto wasn't only the man... read more December 27, 2017 by


 
Aston Martin DBS

Aston Martin recalls over 5,000 cars in US

Aston Martin has issued a pair of recalls that affect a significant portion of its customers in the United States as over 5,000 cars are involved. The more concerning of the... read more December 27, 2017 by


 
2017 Honda Clarity Electric

Honda looking at solid-state battery technology

Honda spokesperson Teruhiko Tatebe has revealed to Reuters that the automaker is investigating the use of solid-state batteries for future electric cars. Solid-state... read more December 22, 2017 by


 
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... read more December 21, 2017 by


 
Aston Martin logo

Aston Martin snags McLaren test driver, Alfa Romeo engineer

Aston Martin has poached a key figure from rival British make McLaren. Chris Goodwin will join Aston Martin as its new expert high-performance test driver, the brand... read more December 20, 2017 by


 
2019 BMW i8

BMW partners with US solid-state battery company

As electrification moves to the automotive world's center stage, automakers are quickly sorting out strategic partnerships with battery suppliers to solidify their futures... read more December 20, 2017 by


 
Stephan Winkelmann

New boss at Audi Sport as Winkelmann focuses on Bugatti

After leading Audi Sport since early 2016, Stephan Winkelmann will now relinquish his role as chief of the performance division in order to focus on Bugatti, whose leadership... read more December 20, 2017 by


 
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


 
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


 
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


 
 

 
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