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Consumers on the fence about EVs, J.D. Power 2021-02-25 09:00:01Consumers are on the fence about considering a battery-electric vehicle for their next purchase. It presents a sales opportunity for automakers, but i

Tesla temporarily halts production at Model 3 line 2021-02-25 06:29:21Workers on a Model 3 production line in Fremont, Calif., were told their line would be down from Feb. 22 until March 7.

Infineon says it can meet chip demand with 2021-02-25 06:18:30Infineon is expanding existing output and says its new plant, set to open this summer, will be able to produce enough chips for 25 million EV drivetra

Mercedes doubles electric-only driving range of new C-Class 2021-02-25 02:02:37Plug-in drivetrains will be relevant for many years to come because of their substantially longer electric range, said Ola Kallenius, CEO of Mercedes

TrueCar swings to Q4 net profit on ALG 2021-02-24 20:50:50Excluding the ALG unit, the vehicle-listings company reported a loss from continuing operations of $7.7 million in the quarter, compared with a $9.7 m

Land Rover Defender gets optional supercharged V-8 built 2021-02-24 19:01:00A 5.0-liter, 518-hp engine is being introduced for the new model year. The transmission, chassis and suspension have been tweaked to handle the signif

Jeep brings back Springsteen ad after singer cleared 2021-02-24 17:28:07Jeep had the ad back up on its YouTube channel Wednesday afternoon. It had drawn some 37 million views before it was pulled.

Farley calls for more U.S. battery production to 2021-02-24 16:07:31Ford’s battery supplier for its upcoming electric F-150 pickup, SK Innovation of South Korea, recently lost an intellectual-property case brough

U.S. postal chief commits to 10% of new 2021-02-24 16:05:01U.S. Postmaster General Louis DeJoy told lawmakers on Wednesday the Postal Service was committed to having electric vehicles make up 10 percent of its

Tenneco swings to $167 million net income in 2021-02-24 14:19:23Fourth-quarter revenue edged up slightly to $4.65 billion, a 12 percent increase from the year-earlier quarter.

Fisker to form EV partnership with Foxconn 2021-02-24 08:11:17The vehicle will be built by Apple supplier Foxconn, targeted at multiple markets including North America, Europe, China and India, and sold under the

Nissan CEO who oversaw Ghosn’s downfall testifies in 2021-02-24 07:19:59Former Nissan CEO Hiroto Saikawa said he agreed in 2011 that Ghosn should be paid more to prevent him from going to a rival automaker, and that the ex

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More XPeng EVs head to Norway 2021-02-04 11:12:00XPeng has shipped a second batch of over 200 G3 smart electric SUVs to Norway. This follows an earlier initial batch of 100 in December 2020.

Ford terminates EV plans with Zotye 2021-02-04 09:45:00Ford has decided to terminate plans to launch electric vehicle joint ventures with China's Zotye Auto.

UK CV sales off to a good start 2021-02-04 08:53:00The UK new light commercial vehicle (LCV) market enjoyed growth in the first month of 2021, according to data from the Society of Motor Manufacturers

Constellium planning a recycling investment in Europe 2021-02-04 08:09:00Constellium on Thursday announced it was in the advanced planning stages of an investment to increase its recycling capacity in Europe.

Scania to test self-driving trucks on motorways 2021-02-04 06:18:00Scania has been granted permission by the Swedish Transport Agency to test self-driving trucks on the E4 motorway between Södertälje and J&o

Perodua targets record sales and output in 2021 2021-02-04 06:04:00Perodua, Malaysia's second national car company, said it aimed to increase sales by 9% to 240,000 vehicles in 2021 from 220,163 units in 2020.

UK car market down 39.5% in January 2021-02-04 06:00:00New car sales in the UK were down almost 40% in January as showroom closures due to population lockdowns stifled demand.

GM Korea to cut output due to chip 2021-02-04 05:33:00GM Korea said it would cut production by 50% at one of its three plants from next week due to the global shortage of semiconductors.

Valeo commits to carbon neutrality by 2050 2021-02-04 03:39:00Valeo says it is committed to achieving carbon neutrality by 2050 and will have reached 45% of its objective by 2030.

Chips shortage hits four GM plants 2021-02-03 12:34:00General Motors has become the latest automaker hit by the global shortage of semiconductor chips as it said on Wednesday it would take down production

Kia to sign EV deal with Apple - 2021-02-03 12:24:00Kia reportedly will sign a KRW4 trillion (US$3.59bn) deal with Apple to build electric vehicles.

Daimler to split into two 2021-02-03 10:52:00Daimler announced on Wednesday it plans separation into two "pure-play" companies and a majority listing of Daimler Truck to "accelerate into a zer

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Toyota begins construction of its smart city New! 2021-02-25 14:00:00Just before the coronavirus pandemic hit, at the 2020 Consumer Electronics Show, Toyota announced an ambitious plan to build an entire city in Japan a

BMW boss: Tesla won’t maintain growth as industry New! 2021-02-25 13:00:00Tesla humbled the established German luxury automakers by leading the way for electric cars, but the rest of the industry is catching up, BMW's chief

None of Jaguar's current model lines will remain New! 2021-02-25 11:45:00Jaguar Land Rover CEO Thierry Bollore last week made the shock announcement that Jaguar's full lineup will consist exclusively of electric vehicles a

2023 BMW M2, 2022 Land Rover Defender, Fisker's New! 2021-02-25 11:00:00BMW has been spotted testing a prototype for its next M2. We could see the car debut in 2022 with a detuned version of the 3.0-liter twin-turbocharged

Ferrari Roma features in “Top Gear” season 30 2021-02-25 10:00:00Popular automotive show “Top Gear” is still running and about to start its 30th season in the current format. It will see Chris Harris, Pa

Volvo and Geely plan deep collaboration but rule 2021-02-25 08:45:00Volvo and Geely in early 2020 said they were considering a full merger to further boost synergies in the areas of technology sharing and capital raisi

Rebooted Aston Martin Valhalla hypercar on track for 2021-02-25 08:00:00After quashing rumors earlier this month that Aston Martin's Valkyrie project may be in trouble, and confirming that the hypercar is on track for the

iPhone maker Foxconn tapped to build Fisker electric 2021-02-25 06:45:00Taiwanese contract manufacturer Foxconn, famous for building iPhones for Apple, has been tapped by Fisker to build a new electric vehicle starting in

2023 BMW M2 spy shots: Next generation of 2021-02-25 05:30:00BMW is working on a redesign for its 2-Series coupe—the current one dates back to 2014—and the plan is to stick with rear-wheel drive. Thi

2022 Land Rover Defender adds V-8 to powertrain 2021-02-24 19:01:00Ever since the modern Land Rover Defender's reveal in 2019, fans have been eagerly awaiting the announcement of a V-8 option. Well, we can confirm th

Shelby F-250 Super Baja is the Super Duty 2021-02-24 14:00:00Ford doesn't make an F-250 Raptor, leaving an opening for the aftermarket. Shelby American already sells upgraded Ford F-150 pickups, but now the com

Ferrari headed to Le Mans Hypercar class in 2021-02-24 13:00:00In the early 1960s, Ferrari dominated the 24 Hours of Le Mans, before being shut down by Ford and its GT40. Ferrari gradually withdrew from sports-car

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Hyundai launches new one-card EV charging service 2021-02-24 07:58:36Hyundai has launched a new charging service called Charge myHyundai. The scheme is designed to make on-the-go electric car charging easier for Hyundai

New 2021 Peugeot 308 SW estate caught on 2021-02-24 07:30:08Peugeot is preparing to unveil the next-generation 308 imminently, as an estate bodied ‘SW’ variant of its new family car has been spied i

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