Dec 07, 2018 5:43 PM WST
Scientists from the Honda Research Institute have collaborated with researchers at California Institute of Technology (Caltech) and NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory to develop a breakthrough new battery chemistry that enables the use of materials with 10 times the energy density of current lithium-ion technology.
Dec 07, 2018 11:57 AM WST
As General Motors announces massive layoffs and the closure of several U.S. plants, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) is looking to reopen a idle Detroit assembly plant to build the upcoming full-size Jeep Grand Cherokee SUV.
Dec 06, 2018 4:08 PM WST
Tesla is on a rapid pace to get its Shanghai Gigafactory up and running. The electric automaker has opened a tender process to build its Shanghai Gigafactory and at least one contractor has started buying materials.
Dec 05, 2018 6:24 PM WST
A day after Germany’s top automakers were summoned to a meeting at the White House for talks with economic adviser Larry Kudlow to discuss tariffs on vehicles exported from the U.S., Volkswagen CEO Herbert Diess said that VW could use some of the Ford Motor Company's spare factory capacity to make some vehicles in the U.S.
Dec 04, 2018 11:39 AM WST
Beginning next year and until the end of 2023, luxury automaker Audi plans to spend 14 billion euros ($16 billion) on self-driving technology, digitalization and e-mobility services.
Dec 03, 2018 3:12 PM WST
Executives from German automotive companies including BMW, Daimler and Volkswagen have been called to talks with White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow on Tuesday, a source familiar with the discussions told Reuters.
Dec 03, 2018 12:11 PM WST
U.S. President Donald Trump said China has agreed to cut import tariffs on American-made cars. At a dinner on Saturday at the G20 summit in Argentina, Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping agreed to halt new tariffs following months of growing tensions.
Nov 30, 2018 6:22 PM WST
Volvo’s new electric brand Polestar will offer one of the first models with Google’s Android operating system embedded in the vehicle. Volvo’s Senior Vice President Research & Development Henrik Green made the announcement this week at the Los Angeles Auto Show.
Nov 27, 2018 8:44 PM WST
SF Motors, the Silicon Valley-based electric car startup that will soon deliver its first electric vehicle to customers in China, hopes to take the frustration out of trying to park in tight spaces.
Nov 26, 2018 6:41 PM WST
General Motors has announced a massive restructuring plan, and will close up to five North American plants and lay off nearly 14,000 workers– roughly 15 percent of its global workforce.