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VW expects strong rebound in sales, deliveries in New! 2021-02-26 09:25:47The group expects revenues and deliveries to bounce back after the impact of the coronavirus pandemic and is projecting an operating margin of 5 perce

Hyundai bought chips when rivals didn't; its assembly New! 2021-02-26 09:24:28Other than Toyota, which said this month it had enough chip inventory to last it about four months, Hyundai and its sister firm Kia are the only globa

Ford extends production cuts in Europe on chip New! 2021-02-26 08:14:36The global semiconductor shortage will halt production at the automaker’s factory in Saarlouis, Germany, where it builds the Focus compact car,

Huawei, battered by U.S. sanctions, plans foray into New! 2021-02-26 08:10:13Huawei Technologies is in talks with state-owned Changan Automobile and other automakers to use their car plants to make its EVs, Reuters reported.

Nissan claims breakthrough in engine CO2 emissions New! 2021-02-26 07:16:31Nissan said it has achieved 50 percent thermal efficiency with its in-development e-Power hybrid technology, which could lead to a furt

Fisker willing to borrow cash to fund vehicles New! 2021-02-26 06:50:25Raising cash will be vital as Fisker prepares to roll out two vehicles in as many years. The company has just under $1 billion in cash, and will spend

Nikola cuts output target; internal probe finds 'inaccurate' New! 2021-02-26 06:38:08Nikola is slashing projected output of its first commercial zero-emission vehicles and said an internal review of claims about its technology con

Toyota develops fuel cell system to cut carbon New! 2021-02-26 04:51:39Toyota is looking to expand the usage and accessibility of the zero-emissions technology, which has been hurt by concerns such as the lack of fueling

Volvo CEO explains reasons Geely merger was canceled New! 2021-02-26 02:37:04Volvo's and Geely's positive momentum would have been negatively affected had the sister brands decided to merge, said Volvo CEO Hakan Samuelsson. H

Carvana Q4 net loss widens on debt costs; New! 2021-02-25 18:04:14The online used-vehicle retailer's revenue and retail sales soared in the fourth quarter, though debt retirement led to a higher net loss.

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.

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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 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 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 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 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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New Peugeot badge references 1960s logo and signals 2021-02-25 09:48:53https://www.autoexpress.co.uk/Peugeot will undergo a rebrand as one of the more aspirational and upmarket marques in the new Stellantis group after th

New Skoda Octavia e-TEC 2021 review 2021-02-25 07:45:00Verdict The Octavia e-TEC is a fine first effort at mild-hybrid propulsion from Skoda. It drives smoothly, while the ride, refinement and practicality

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Hot new 2022 BMW M2 spied for the 2021-02-25 07:14:16This is our first look at the next-generation BMW M2 Coupe. When it goes on sale in 2022, it’ll offer fresh competition for the Porsche Cayman a

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