Tech giant Apple has dismissed about 200 employees from its secretive autonomous car project known as “Project Titan”.
Eric WalzJan 24, 2019 11:45 AM PT
Electric automaker Tesla is cutting production hours for the Model S sedan and Model X SUV, a move which raised concerns about falling demand for the company’s most profitable models.
FutureCar Staff Jan 23, 2019 2:21 PM PT
Polestar, the luxury electric brand of China’s Geely and parent company of Volvo, has launched an interactive website allowing users to preview its new Android-based infotainment system in the upcoming Polestar 2 electric vehicle.
Eric WalzJan 23, 2019 12:39 PM PT
The Toyota Motor Corporation and Panasonic announced a new joint venture to develop advanced automotive prismatic batteries for use in electric vehicles. The new joint venture aims to be operating by 2020.
FutureCar Staff Jan 22, 2019 4:13 PM PT
The self-driving car revolution may not come just from Silicon Valley and may be headed back to Detroit, the birthplace of America’s auto industry. Waymo, the self-driving division of Google’s spun out of the company’s first self-driving car program, announced it will open a factory near Detroit to outfit its fleet of vehicles for autonomous driving.
Eric WalzJan 22, 2019 11:28 AM PT
New contenders will hit the roads this year and here are the top 5 electric vehicles that we are looking forward to in 2019
Manish KharintaJan 20, 2019 8:00 AM PT
Lincoln is planning to introduce a luxurious electric model derived from Ford's 2020 Mustang inspired EV.
Manish KharintaJan 19, 2019 8:00 AM PT
A federal grand jury handed down indictments to four managers at luxury automaker Audi for their role in the “dieselgate” scandal. All of the managers worked in Audi’s engine development division and are accused of tampering with engine control software to mask excessive emissions from Audi and Volkswagen vehicles
FutureCar Staff Jan 18, 2019 3:03 PM PT
Electric automaker Tesla, fresh off its best sales year in the company’s history, announced today it will lay off about 7 percent of its full-time workforce. Tesla CEO Elon Musk said the move is necessary to help lower the costs associated with production of the Model 3
Eric WalzJan 18, 2019 11:59 AM PT
U.S. President Donald Trump is likely to move ahead with tariffs on imported vehicles, according to a report by Reuters. The move could prompt the European Union to agree a new trade deal. The Trump administration has targeted luxury European imports from automakers such as Mercedes Benz, BMW and Audi.
FutureCar Staff Jan 17, 2019 5:10 PM PT
The Ford Motor Company finally confirmed yesterday that it is planning an electric F-150 pickup. The only problem is that it might take years to show up in dealer showrooms.
Eric WalzJan 17, 2019 1:23 PM PT
Evergrande Health Industry Group, the Hong Kong-based real estate investment company which owned a majority stake in troubled electric vehicle startup Faraday Future, has purchased a majority stake in National Electric Vehicle Sweden (NEVS). NEVS is the company that purchased the assets of defunct Swedish automaker Saab in 2012.
FutureCar Staff Jan 16, 2019 5:12 PM PT
High definition mapping company HERE Technologies was selected by automaker Audi as its traffic data provider for all new models sold across North America and Europe, beginning in the first half of 2019.
FutureCar Staff Jan 16, 2019 11:28 AM PT
Chinese internet search giant and AI company Baidu announced major updates to its Apollo autonomous driving ecosystem during last week’s CES in Las Vegas. Apollo is the world's first open autonomous driving platform designed to accelerate the development of autonomous driving technology.
Eric WalzJan 15, 2019 2:43 PM PT
The Ford Motor Company and German automaker Volkswagen AG today announced an alliance to make both automakers more competitive, as the auto industry undergoes rapid transformation. The two automakers said they will collaborate to develop commercial vans and medium-sized pickup trucks.
FutureCar Staff Jan 15, 2019 11:37 AM PT
German automaker Volkswagen AG has announced that its Chattanooga, Tennessee manufacturing plant will become the company's first electric vehicle production facility in North America, state officials announced Monday.
Eric WalzJan 14, 2019 1:50 PM PT
JD Power's latest surveys reveal Tesla's dominance in the electric vehicle segment and its exponential sales growth for the year 2018.
Manish KharintaJan 14, 2019 11:06 AM PT
General Motors is concentrating its focus on the luxury car division, Cadillac which will introduce the parent company's Tesla fighter in the global market.
Manish KharintaJan 13, 2019 6:00 AM PT
As the auto industry moves toward electrification, big corporations not normally associated with investments in the auto industry have been pouring money into electric vehicle startups working on electric vehicles, batteries and EV charging infrastructure.
Eric WalzJan 11, 2019 6:12 PM PT
This year's CES in Las Vegas showcased some amazing technology. Here are some of the highlights.
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