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Porsche Cayman e-volution

"Porsche Turbo Charging" showcased with electric Porsche Cayman

Tesla laid a blueprint for electric car infrastructure with its Supercharger stations, but Porsche may be aiming to perfect it and spread the benefits with its own 320-kilowatt fast-charging stations. The luxury and sports car brand installed its first prototype 350-kw, 800-volt station in Berlin... read more

October 10, 2017 by
 
2018 Audi R8 V10 RWS, 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show

Audi Sport lineup to grow to 16 cars by 2020

Things are about to get a lot busier at Audi Sport in the coming years as the official motorsport and performance arm of the brand with the four rings launches a barrage of... read more October 4, 2017 by


 
PSA Peugeot Citroën logo

Maker of Citroën and Peugeot cars starts US comeback with Seattle car sharing

French auto giant PSA Group, the maker of Citroën, DS, Peugeot, and now also Opel cars, is committed to a presence in the United States. But PSA isn’t rushing... read more October 4, 2017 by


 
Jim Hackett (left) and Bill Ford Jr.

Ford's new strategy: focus shifts to SUVs, trucks and EVs

After taking over the CEO position at Ford in May, Jim Hackett immediately set to work on a 100-day review of the company to develop a strategy to address the massive forces... read more October 4, 2017 by


 
Ducati headquarters in Bologna, Italy

Volkswagen Group decides to keep Ducati

The Volkswagen Group has ruled out selling Ducati following strong opposition from the Italian motorcycle brand’s labor union, FIOM CIGL. Ducati CEO Claudio Domenicali... read more October 3, 2017 by


 
Chevrolet Bolt EV electric car with future GM electric and hydrogen fuel-cell vehicles, Oct 2017

First of 20 new GM electric cars by 2023 due within next 18 months

While Europe’s major automakers have been quick to jump on the electric car bandwagon, automakers in other regions have so far been more reserved. The tide is slowly... read more October 3, 2017 by


 
2018 Volkswagen Golf GTI

VW introduces 6-year/72,000-mile warranty

Volkswagen doesn’t quite have the same reputation for dependability as some of its rivals, an issue only worsened by the diesel scandal. The automaker is keen to change... read more October 2, 2017 by


 
2016 Volkswagen Up!

Volkswagen Group low-cost brand back on the table?

The VW Group for years has been mulling whether to launch a low-cost brand to challenge the Renault Nissan Mitsubishi Alliance’s successful Dacia brand as well as some... read more October 2, 2017 by


 
Mercedes-Benz trials on-demand drone delivery service

Mercedes tests the waters with on-demand drone delivery service

Automakers often tout “mobility services” as a potential source of future growth. It’s easy to see car- and ride-sharing services fitting in with the... read more October 2, 2017 by


 
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... read more September 29, 2017 by


 
2018 Lotus Evora GT430

China’s Geely completes acquisition of Lotus

Zhejiang Geely Holding Group in May agreed to purchase 51 percent of Lotus, giving the Chinese automaker a sports car brand to sit alongside its other brands which include... read more September 29, 2017 by


 
Wolfgang Hatz

Report: Former Porsche R&D chief arrested in connection to diesel scandal

Former Porsche R&D chief Wolfgang Hatz who stepped down in the wake of the diesel scandal afflicting the Volkswagen Group has been arrested in Germany as part of an... read more September 29, 2017 by


 
Ford and Lyft partner on self-driving cars

Ford and Lyft partner on self-driving cars

Ford has partnered with ride-sharing company Lyft to help accelerate the rollout of a fully self-driving taxi service. It’s a goal a number of firms spanning the... read more September 27, 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


 
 

 
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