Oct 18, 2019 4:30 PM WST
GM plans to build a new family of premium electric pickup trucks and sport-utility vehicles at its Detroit-Hamtramck plant beginning in late 2021, possibly reviving the imposing Hummer brand on some of them, several people familiar with the plans said today.
Oct 17, 2019 2:45 PM WST
Tesla was added to a government list of approved automotive manufacturers, China’s industry ministry said on Thursday, as it granted the electric-vehicle maker a certificate to start production in the country.
Oct 15, 2019 11:00 AM WST
South Korean automaker Hyundai Motor Group is investing billions in the development of electric vehicles, autonomous driving and connected car technology in a push to be more competitive as the auto industry moves towards electrification, autonomous driving and other mobility services.
Oct 14, 2019 11:30 AM WST
Today Porsche finally revealed the entry-level Taycan 4S for the first time, a more affordable version of the electric sports car that might become a serious rival to the Model S.
Oct 11, 2019 11:05 AM WST
Automaker Renault ousted its chief executive Thierry Bollore on Friday, as the French carmaker and its Japanese partner Nissan seek to rekindle their alliance following the scandal-hit tenure of former alliance supremo Carlos Ghosn. Tensions between Renault and Nissan have been high since Ghosn’s arrest in Tokyo last year on allegations of massive financial misconduct.
Oct 10, 2019 10:15 AM WST
German automaker Porsche and aviation giant Boeing signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to explore the premium air mobility market, including vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) aircraft that may one day quickly whisk people over urban traffic.
Oct 08, 2019 11:25 AM WST
A new Autonomous Vehicle Computing Consortium (AVCC), officially launched today at Arm TechCon conference in San Jose, Calif., bringing together leaders from the automotive industry, Tier 1 suppliers, semiconductor and computing industries to standardize autonomous vehicle computing systems.
Oct 04, 2019 2:00 PM WST
Hyundai Cradle, the venture arm and advanced mobility business of automaker Hyundai, is investing in Netradyne, a technology company founded in 2015 that specializing in fleet safety management software. Hyundai and Netradyne will collaborate to utilize the road and driving behavior data collected by Netradyne to support HD mapping and map updates for Hyundai’s future autonomous vehicles and advanced driver assist systems (ADAS).
Oct 01, 2019 11:45 AM WST
Ford Motor Co announced today a new joint venture with Indian automaker Mahindra & Mahindra. The joint venture will distribute Ford branded vehicles in India, and both Ford and Mahindra vehicles in other “high-growth” markets around the world, Ford said.
Sep 27, 2019 5:00 PM WST
As the Trump administration is actively trying to prevent the state of California from setting its own automobile emission standards, the push back from automakers and environmental groups continues. Nine environmental groups sued the U.S. Transportation Department (DOT) on Friday over its efforts to strip California of its strict emissions requirements.