Audi is finally ready to take on Tesla and other automakers with a luxury, battery-powered vehicle. At a world premier event held last night in San Francisco, Audi debuted its first fully-electric vehicle, the e-tron compact crossover. Futurecar was there for the unveiling.
Sep 18, 2018 3:41 PM PT
Volkswagen premiered its new MEB (modular electrification kit) electric vehicle platform yesterday in Frankfurt. The platform will be the foundation for 27 new fully-electric models the automaker plans to build. Volkswagen plans to build up to 10 million cars using the modular architecture.
Sep 18, 2018 11:54 AM PT
The two-part program entails the development of autonomous trains for heavy freights and daily commutes for passengers.
Sep 18, 2018 10:10 AM PT
Ride-hailing company Uber Technologies Inc is in talks to buy Dubai-based rival Careem Networks FZ for around $2 billion to $2.5 billion, Bloomberg reported on Monday, citing people familiar with the matter.
Sep 17, 2018 1:09 PM PT
The EQC is the first all-electric SUV Mercedes-Benz has produced. Its novelty presents uncertainty, which is why the German automaker will slow down its production.Sep 17, 2018 11:57 AM PT
Saudi Arabia's Public Investment Fund (PIF) has agreed to invest over $1 billion in California-based luxury electric automaker Lucid Motors, a startup looking to rival Tesla with a ultra-luxurious car called the Air.Sep 17, 2018 11:13 AM PT
Bristol-based startup Vertical Aerospace announced plans to launch a flying taxi service in Britain by 2022 and has conducted its first flying test.Sep 17, 2018 8:30 AM PT
Companies that use a similar keyless entry system, including Karma, McLaren, and Triumph (the motorcycle company), could be hacked by cloned key fobs.Sep 16, 2018 4:30 PM PT
According to Gil Tal, Research Director at the Plug-In Hybrid & Electric Vehicle Research Center in the University of California-Davis, more than 80 percent of EV owners charge their cars at home.Sep 16, 2018 8:00 AM PT
With Los Angeles looking to curb air pollution, the city has teamed up with 30 other cities in the U.S. to make electric vehicles more affordable for fleet use.Sep 16, 2018 6:00 AM PT
By 2020, Ford says it will deliver 40 new hybrid and electric vehicles. To keep good on its promise, the automaker has come up with an electrified Mustang crossover SUV. X-Tomi Design followed up with a Raptor rendering of the cutting-edge concept.Sep 15, 2018 3:00 PM PT
Without a steering wheel and dashboards, the Volvo 360c has plenty of room for a myriad of activities not typically associated with cars.Sep 15, 2018 12:00 PM PT
Besides being Audi's first all-electric SUV, the new 2019 e-tron will be the automaker's first vehicle to come with vehicle-to-vehicle infrastructure from Gentex in the form of an Integrated Toll Module.Sep 15, 2018 12:00 PM PT
The company announced it will roll out several highly anticipated upgrades to the Chelsea Proving Grounds in Michigan (roughly 50 miles west of Detroit), as well as a $30 million investment to fund the new projects.Sep 15, 2018 6:00 AM PT
Volkswagen announced on Thursday that it will stop producing one of the the world's most recognizable cars—the Beetle. The iconic car is associated with the Volkswagen brand and a enduring symbol of 1960's counterculture. VW said it would end production of the rounded compact car in 2019.Sep 14, 2018 5:09 PM PT
Toyota Motor North America is continuing its commitment to hydrogen fuel cell technology. The automaker is partnering with the Port of Los Angeles, truck maker Kenworth, and oil company Shell to launch a zero-emission, hydrogen fuel cell freight project under which it will supply powertrains and provide operational support.Sep 14, 2018 3:43 PM PT
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