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3 months ago

Plug-in hybrids are flooding showrooms. But few Americans know what they are

Traditional hybrids and electric vehicles outsell plug-in hybrids in the U.S.
3 months ago
Why are carmakers pushing plug-in hybrids?
4 months ago

BMW reports loss for 2nd quarter but sees rebound in China

German carmaker BMW says it lost 212 million euros in the second quarter as the coronavirus pandemic shut down factories and dealerships
4 months ago
BMW loses 212 million euros in Q2, sees rebound in China
4 months ago

Japan's Honda reports loss in April-June as virus hits sales

Japanese automaker Honda says it sank into the red for the April-June as its sales plunged due to the coronavirus pandemic, especially in the U.S., Japan and India
4 months ago
Japan's Honda reports loss in April-June as virus hits sales
4 months ago

France's Renault posts massive loss as trouble piles up

French carmaker Renault reported a massive loss of 7.4 billion euros ($8.5 billion) in the first half of the year as the collapse in global auto sales due to the pandemic worsened troubles already brewing at the manufacturer
4 months ago
France's Renault posts massive loss as trouble piles up
5 months ago

BMW to drop 6,000 jobs through turnover, early retirement

Automaker BMW says it will drop 6,000 jobs through early retirements and turnover as the auto industry adjusts to a sharp drop in demand due to the coronavirus outbreak
5 months ago
BMW to drop 6,000 jobs through turnover, early retirement
6 months ago

Ford, VW to collaborate on vans, pickup, electric vehicle

Ford and Volkswagen will work together to develop a small city van, a larger cargo van, a small pickup truck and an electric vehicle as part of their global alliance announced last year
6 months ago
Ford, VW to collaborate on vans, pickup, electric vehicle
6 months ago

Spanish workers, officials decry Nissan move to close plant

Angry workers burned tires at the gates of the Nissan carmaking plant in Spain and prepared for more protests after the Japanese company said it would shut all its manufacturing in the region
6 months ago
6 months ago

France unveils $8.8 billion rescue for ailing car industry

French President Emmanuel Macron has announced a plan to save the country’s car industry from huge losses wrought by virus lockdowns, including a big boost for electric vehicles
6 months ago
France to unveil rescue plan for struggling car industry
6 months ago

Nissan-Renault alliance to share more parts, technology

The auto alliance of Nissan and Renault will be sharing more vehicle parts, technology and models to save costs as the industry struggles to survive the coronavirus pandemic
6 months ago
Nissan-Renault alliance to share more parts, technology
7 months ago

BMW: Outbreak will slow auto industry 'for quite some time'

Luxury auto maker BMW sees no fast recovery for the auto industry
7 months ago
BMW: Outbreak will slow auto industry 'for quite some time'
7 months ago

VW car sales, profits plunge during coronavirus crisis

Volkswagen says car sales and operating earnings plunged during the first quarter but that it has plenty of cash to weather the storm
7 months ago
VW car sales, profits plunge during coronavirus crisis
7 months ago

New Ford Mustang capable of going quarter-mile in eight seconds

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7 months ago
New Ford Mustang capable of going quarter-mile in eight seconds
7 months ago

Volvo, Daimler to found truck fuel cell joint venture

Volvo and the truck division of Daimler say they have agreed to set up a joint venture to develop and produce fuel cell systems for heavy vehicles
7 months ago
Volvo, Daimler to found truck fuel cell joint venture
7 months ago

'Very special' Porsche 911 Speedster up for auction to raise money for COVID-19 recovery fund

A rare Porsche 911 Speedster is being auctioned for coronavirus relief efforts.
7 months ago
'Very special' Porsche 911 up for auction
8 months ago

BMW's most 'avid motorcycle rider' is a woman. She's also in charge of the company

BMW’s most 'avid motorcycle rider' is a woman. She's also in charge of the company
8 months ago
Meet the woman trying to change the biking industry
8 months ago

Japan auto industry vows to protect jobs amid virus crisis

Toyota Chief Executive Akio Toyoda is promising that the Japanese auto industry will seek to protect jobs worldwide, as it braces to overcome the unfolding crisis set off by the coronavirus pandemic
8 months ago
Japan auto industry vows to protect jobs amid virus crisis
9 months ago

Famed composer Hans Zimmer's new score: Giving sound to an electric car

Famed composer Hans Zimmer's new score: Giving sound to an electric car
9 months ago
What should an electric car sound like? Famed composer answers
9 months ago

'More sports cars': Jaguar's new design chief makes the case for fewer SUVs

Jaguar has pegged its future on sport-utility vehicles and electrification.
9 months ago
Can a sports car save British automaker Jaguar?
9 months ago

Nissan joins the car subscription world

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9 months ago
Nissan joins the car subscription world
10 months ago

Volvo Cars and owner Geely consider merger deal

Swedish automaker Volvo Cars and its owner Chinese automaker Geely Holding are considering combining their businesses
10 months ago
Volvo Cars and owner Geely consider merger deal
10 months ago

Daimler profits slump as auto industry comes under pressure

The automaker turned in a loss for the fourth quarter.
10 months ago
Daimler profits slump as auto industry comes under pressure
10 months ago

Gas-guzzling Hummer could make its comeback as an all-electric truck

General Motors' hulking, ostentatious, gas-guzzling Hummer SUV may have its ultimate revenge: a second chance as an all-electric pickup truck.
10 months ago
Gas-guzzling Hummer is planning a shocking comeback
1 year ago

Volkswagen, German consumer group in diesel settlement talks

Volkswagen and a German consumer group say they will conduct talks on a possible settlement in a landmark case involving the automaker's diesel emissions scandal
1 year ago
Volkswagen, German consumer group in diesel settlement talks
1 year ago

States charge more for electric cars as new laws take effect

Owners of electric vehicles in a number of states will start seeing fees.
1 year ago
1 year ago

Japanese regulators recommend $22 million fine on Nissan

Japanese securities regulators are recommending that automaker Nissan be fined 2.4 billion yen ($22 million) for under-reporting compensation for its former chairman, Carlos Ghosn
1 year ago
1 year ago

What will driving be like in 2030? Experts offer a few clues

2020 cars will look like relics, according to one longtime industry watcher.
1 year ago
What will driving be like in 2030? Experts offer a few clues
1 year ago

Rolls-Royce introduces hipper, edgier $382,000 SUV for uber-rich young buyers

The average age now of a Rolls-Royce owner is 40.
1 year ago
Rolls-Royce introduces hipper, edgier $382,000 SUV for uber-rich young buyers
1 year ago

German automaker Audi to cut 9,500 jobs by 2025

Volkswagen subsidiary Audi says it’s cutting 9,500 jobs in Germany through 2025 as part of a transformation plan to make the company “lean and sustainable.”
1 year ago
German automaker Audi to cut 9,500 jobs by 2025
1 year ago

Ford electric vehicle chief sees more products, sales growth

Market for electric vehicles is sure to grow with new vehicles, he says.
1 year ago
1 year ago

UAW president taking leave amid corruption probe

There is a federal investigation of embezzlement at the union.
1 year ago
1 year ago

Fiat Chrysler-PSA deal likely to bring fewer brands, models

Automobile shoppers worldwide are likely to see fewer brands and models in Fiat Chrysler-PSA merger deal
1 year ago
Fiat Chrysler, PSA Peugeot boards approve merger
1 year ago

Want to disconnect from your phone? Automakers are making that tougher

Technology in new vehicles is making it easier for drivers to stay connected.
1 year ago
Your phone is becoming the centerpiece of your car and you can't escape it
1 year ago

More than 49,000 UAW members go on strike against General Motors

A labor contract for General Motors workers expired on Saturday.
1 year ago
More than 49,000 UAW members go on strike against General Motors
1 year ago

Climate change protest disrupts major auto show

Thousands of climate-change activists formed a human roadblock on Sunday to the Frankfurt auto show, one of the largest car industry showcases in the world.
1 year ago
Climate change protest disrupts major auto show
1 year ago

Family's beloved car gets Mustang makeover by Ford Motor Co.

Wesley Ryan sold the car to pay for his wife's medical bills; last year, his children saved up their money and got it back for him - but then Ford heard their story.
1 year ago
Family's beloved car gets Mustang makeover by Ford Motor Co.
1 year ago

Prosecutors charge former Audi boss in emissions scandal

German prosecutors have charged the former head of Volkswagen's luxury division Audi with fraud in connection with sales of diesel cars with software that enabled cheating on emissions tests
1 year ago
1 year ago

From Nazis to hippies: End of the road for Volkswagen Beetle

Volkswagen is halting production of the last version of its Beetle model.
1 year ago
From Nazis to hippies: End of the road for Volkswagen Beetle
1 year ago

Electric Jaguars to be made in UK despite Brexit uncertainty

The move is a boost to an industry braced for turmoil ahead of Brexit.
1 year ago
Electric Jaguars to be made in UK despite Brexit uncertainty
1 year ago

Ford restructuring to cost 12,000 jobs in Europe

Ford said positions would be eliminated mostly by voluntary separation program.
1 year ago
Ford to cut 12,000 jobs in Europe as part of restructuring
1 year ago

Investing in a Ferrari? The stock may be even hotter than a car these days

Ferrari stock, ticker symbol RACE, is up more than 65% year-to-date.
1 year ago
What's a better investment: Ferrari stock or a Ferrari?
2 years ago

McLaren is bringing the fight to Ferrari and Lamborghini with 2 new supercars

McLaren continues to roll out insanely fast (and fun) cars.
2 years ago
McLaren is bringing the fight to Ferrari and Lamborghini with 2 new supercars
2 years ago

The Toyota Supra returns after a 2 decade absence

The sports car has 335hp and 8-speed automatic transmission.
2 years ago
The Toyota Supra returns after a 2 decade absence
2 years ago

Ferrari driven by surge in sales in China

Ferrari stuck to its earnings outlook for revenue to grow by over 3% this year.
2 years ago
Ferrari driven by surge in sales in China
2 years ago

After 15 years, Green Grand Prix still thriving at The Glen

The event is essentially a fuel mileage rally for alternate-fuel vehicles.
2 years ago
After 15 years, Green Grand Prix still thriving at The Glen
2 years ago

EU says BMW, Daimler, VW colluded to limit emissions tech

The alleged actions would have limited options for less polluting cars.
2 years ago
EU says BMW, Daimler, VW colluded to limit emissions tech
2 years ago

Most expensive new car ever: Bugatti sells for $19 million

The most expensive new car ever sold is a one-off Bugatti luxury sports car.
2 years ago
Most expensive new car ever: Bugatti sells for $19 million
2 years ago

Geneva show has electrics, sports cars and a VW dune buggy

European automakers are rolling out electric cars to meeting tougher limits.
2 years ago
Geneva show has electrics, sports cars and a VW dune buggy
2 years ago

Volvo to set lower speed limit on its new cars

The cars new top speed will be 180 kilometers per hour (112 miles per hour).
2 years ago
Volvo to set lower speed limit on its new cars
2 years ago

Honda to shut plant in Britain, imperiling 3,500 jobs

The company's CEO said the decision was based on its global competitiveness.
2 years ago
Honda to shut plant in Britain, imperiling 3,500 jobs
2 years ago

As mysterious BMW fires continue, calls for investigation into possible causes grow

Despite continued reports of parked BMWs bursting into flames, the government watchdog for automotive safety does not have an active investigation into possible causes.
2 years ago
As mysterious BMW fires continue, calls for investigation into possible causes grow