Mitsubishi is getting a $5.3 Billion Budget allowance from Renault and Nissan to R&D new models as part of a 2020 plan to turn around the company.
With EVs on the Rise, is Geely (the Chinese company that now owns Volvo, Lynk & Co., and Lotus Cars) still undervalued by investors?
The Kia fastback concept set to be revealed at the Frankfurt auto show in a few days is drop dead gorgeous.
Honda is finding its focus shifting from the US to China as the Chinese market continues to boom and the US market slows.
Volvo and Geely Holdings to Develop Lynk & Co Brand vehicles with new shared platforms and EV, hybrid technology.
If all car makers sell one quarter electric cars, the world will need 40 new Gigafactories to meet the demand for EV batteries says Volkswagen’s head of R&D.
France has announced a plan to ban the sale of cars with internal combustion engines by 2040 as part of its commitment to the goals of the Paris climate accords.
BMW says it will have an all electric 3 Series on display at the Frankfurt auto show in September. It will have a range of about 250 miles, that is about all anybody knows about the new EV from Bavaria at the present time.
ChargePoint has made news in North America and Europe this week as it makes aggressive moves to expand its electric vehicle charging network.
Scottish company MacRebur uses pellets made from recycled plastic to replace most of the bitumen used to make an asphalt road. the new plastic road is 60% stronger and last 10 times longer, the company says.
SF Motors, a subsidiary of Sokon with headquarters in Beijing, has agreed to buy the former Hummer H2 factory in South Bend, Indiana to manufacture a new line of connected electric cars.
Elaphe is a start up company located in Slovenia that has developed a new system for electric in wheel motors that leave the original disc brakes and wheel hubs in place. This raises a number of interesting possibilities for the automotive industry.
Ford says it won’t build its Ford Focus in Mexico. Instead, it will build it in China and use the savings to expand production of SUVs in the US.
Bloomberg says official confirmation of a new Tesla factory in Shanghai, China could come as early as next week, as Tesla positions itself to compete in the burgeoning Chinese electric car market.
Porsche claimed its 19th victory in the 24 Hours of Le Mans race last weekend, but will it continue in endurance racing or shift its focus to Formula E?
Chinese company CHJ Automotive says it will introduce an ultra compact electric car with swappable batteries selling for under $8,000 in 2018.
Tesla has been dissed by the Texas legislature again. A new EV rebate was approved recently but only applies to cars purchased at a franchise dealer. Meanwhile, Elon Musk is making noises about building a factory in India.
Mitusbishi FUSO and Freightliner, both divisions of Daimler, are busy working on electric truck products for light and medium duty use.
After high level talks, China has agreed to a request from Germany to delay its mandate to sell 8% new energy cars by one year according to news reports.
The billionaire behind Volvo’s Chinese Parent Company, Geely Holding Group, bought a 51 percent stake in sporty car maker Lotus yesterday.