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VW's Diess talks electrification and the value of 2020-11-24 08:46:39In an interview, VW's CEO spoke about why the time is right to launch EVs, why he is shaking up management and the effects of the coronavirus pandemi

In 'merger of equals,' PSA is buying FCA, 2020-11-24 07:51:44PSA shareholders’ 6-to-5 advantage on the new board won’t change soon, as members will serve an initial term of office of at least four ye

Musk tops Bill Gates on wealth ranking as 2020-11-24 07:23:03The 49-year-old Tesla CEO's net worth soared $7.2 billion to $127.9 billion, driven by yet another surge in Tesla’s share price. Tesla's marke

Ford tackles warranty costs in bid to boost 2020-11-24 06:54:33As part of its new effort to cut warranty costs, Ford has told suppliers it will charge them upfront for half the cost of a warranty problem. Supplier

GM no longer backs Trump effort to bar 2020-11-23 12:53:40GM CEO Mary Barra said in a letter to environmental groups it is "immediately withdrawing from the preemption litigation and inviting other automaker

Europe climate group calls for end to subsidies 2020-11-23 11:20:08Plug-in hybrids are fake electric cars, built for laboratory tests and tax breaks, not real driving, European campaign group Transport and Environment

McLaren names planned PHEV Artura 2020-11-23 11:17:28The pivotal model for McLaren's transition to a 100 percent electrified portfolio has been named Artura.

GM must recall 5.9 million U.S. vehicles for 2020-11-23 09:42:39NHTSA said GM must recall 2007-2014 trucks and SUVs because the inflators "are at risk of the same type of explosion after long-term exposure to high

U.S. government awards transportation contract to Uber, Lyft 2020-11-23 09:32:14While federal employees have been able to use ride-hail services for travel, the new contract allows the companies to formally launch their services w

California's new coronavirus curfew does not apply to 2020-11-23 07:36:40Asked whether the order applied to workers at Tesla's flagship factory, the California Department of Public Health in a statement said it did not app

Renault Group CEO overhauls products, rethinks markets 2020-11-23 00:00:01  European industry veteran Luca de Meo, who was named CEO in July, is plotting an upheaval of the French automaker.

Quick recovery from COVID collapse 2020-11-23 00:00:01As America heads into Thanksgiving week and comes to the end of this roller-coaster year of COVID-19 disruption, ALG — the forecaster of residua

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Top Gear : le Stig au volant du 2020-10-27 14:32:49Dans le dernier épisode de Top Gear, le Stig, le célèbre pilote mystérieux, prend le volant du Lamborghini Urus. Associ&ea

Kia Stinger (2020) restylée : voici son prix 2020-10-27 12:36:40Kia commercialise en France la Stinger restylée, avec une seule version haut de gamme au catalogue.

Top 5 des meilleures pires excuses d'infractions routières 2020-10-27 11:14:09Les conducteurs sont créatifs lorsqu'il s'agit de justifier une infraction. Excès de vitesse, état d'ivresse, ou encore t&eacu

Voici le nouveau petit véhicule électrique de Hyundai 2020-10-27 11:09:04Hyundai a dévoilé un inédit petit véhicule électrique basé sur le futuriste Concept 45 du salon de Francfort

Donkervoort D8 GTO-JD70 R (2020) : monstrueuse pistarde 2020-10-27 09:01:45Le petit constructeur hollandais Donkervoort lève le voile sur la D8 GTO-JD70 R, version radicale et réservée à la piste d

Inspirations chinoises : l'attaque des clones (Épisode II) 2020-10-27 08:26:22Unique salon auto maintenu en 2020, celui de Pékin a fait le plein de contrefaçons. Fidèles à leur réputation, les

Bugatti : hypercar de circuit confirmée ! 2020-10-27 08:12:29Une nouvelle image officielle en révèle davantage sur la prochaine Bugatti, photographiée sur circuit par ailleurs.

Alpine A110 (2020) : les couleurs se multiplient 2020-10-27 07:51:12DIAPORAMA. Alpine a entamé la production d'A110 reprenant des teintes historiques de la marque.

Renault Mégane restylée (2020) : place à la 2020-10-27 07:13:59Comme les versions compacte et break, la Renault Mégane berline (tricorps) passe aujourd'hui par la case restylage mais l'auto n'est toujour

Nissan Navara (2020) : le restylage s'annonce 2020-10-27 06:43:35VIDEO. Nissan annonce le restylage imminent du pick-up Navara.

Fiat Tipo (2020) : restylage et version cross 2020-10-27 06:20:22Restylée, la Fiat Tipo se décline en une version surélevée nommée Cross.

PSA va lancer 14 nouveaux modèles en Chine 2020-10-27 05:53:45Via DPCA, sa coentreprise chinoise, PSA compte lancer 14 nouveaux modèles dans l'empire du Milieu d'ici 2025.

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If Porsche’s 919 Le Mans Racer Had a 2020-11-13 18:04:30For four years, the Porsche 919 Hybrid competed in the LMP1 class at the 24 Hours of Le Mans. Porsche, however, pulled the plug on the three-time

The Buick GL6 Is an Uber Black-Ready Luxury 2020-11-13 14:40:42SUVs overtook minivans as the people-mover of choice a long time ago, but there are still plenty of posh minivan options out there. Unfortunately, not

GM Issues Recall Over Chevrolet Bolt EV Battery 2020-11-13 13:08:15In the wake of five vehicle fires involving 2016–2019 Chevrolet Bolt EVs, General Motors has issued a global recall and is asking owners to have

You Know Mercedes + AMG, But What About 2020-11-13 10:31:39The Mitsubishi Debonair V 3000 Royal AMG is a real AMG—a really different AMG, too. A global blend of Teutonic tuning and Japanese luxury, it ma

2020 Porsche Taycan Pros and Cons Review: Digital 2020-11-13 06:15:27Pros Weak-in-the-knees looks Phenomenal performance Drives like a Porsche should Cons Inefficient in a market that demands efficiency Insufficient ran

2021 Mercedes E-Class Pros and Cons Review: Business 2020-11-13 06:10:19Pro Excellent chassis Great powertrains Premium interior Con Complicated infotainment Gets pricey quickly Climb into a 2021 Mercedes-Benz E-Class, in

2020 Nissan Sentra Pros and Cons Review: Competitive 2020-11-13 06:05:33Pro Surprising style Standard safety tech Features per dollar Con Average fuel economy Poor retained value Lumpy CVT tuning Nissan has done it. After

2020 BMW 8 Series Gran Coupe Pros and 2020-11-13 06:00:00Pros Gorgeous styling Strong inline-six Four-door practicality Cons Pricey Unrefined stop/start system Cramped rear headroom The BMW 8 Series Gran Cou

2021 Hyundai Sonata Pros and Cons Review: Are 2020-11-13 05:55:37Pros Fun N Line variant Good value Roomy back seats Cons Unrefined transmission Fishy front-end styling Ride quality The 2021 Hyundai Sonata makes a c

2020 Mercedes-Benz CLA-Class Pros and Cons Review: Properly 2020-11-13 05:50:48Pro Impressive base model Fun, quality interior AMG engine Con Melty exterior design Some cheap bits Rough ride The democratization of luxury has prov

Euro-Spec 2022 Hyundai Kona Electric’s Raft Of Updates 2020-11-12 15:45:10The Hyundai Kona Electric has been with us for a while now, and it’s a pleasing electron-powered alternative to the standard Kona. For 2022, all

2021 Ford F-150 PowerBoost Hybrid Gets Better MPG 2020-11-12 13:45:47We already knew that the 2021 Ford F-150 PowerBoost hybrid has more power and torque than its segment rivals, save for the 702-hp Ram 1500 TRX, w

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New Mahindra rates well in NCAP crash test New! 2020-11-25 07:40:00The Indian market Mahindra Thar achieved an "encouraging" four star rating for both adult and child occupants in Global NCAP's latest round of #Saf

Ford buys COVID-19 vaccine freezers in the US New! 2020-11-25 06:46:00Ford Motor said it had ordered a dozen ultra cold freezers that can safely store the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine, Reuters reported.

BT deploys SD-WAN for FCA in Europe New! 2020-11-25 05:56:00BT is to deploy new a software defined wide area network (SD-WAN) for FCA in Europe.

Scania to start truck production facility in China New! 2020-11-25 05:56:00Scania is establishing a wholly-owned truck production facility in Rugao, Jiangsu Province, 150km north west of Shanghai.

Elmtronics secures GBP1.5m funding New! 2020-11-25 04:49:00Electric vehicle charging company, Elmtronics has raised GBP1.5m (US$2m) funding from the UK's North East Venture Fund (NEVF), which is sup

Nissan launches another new model with e-Power New! 2020-11-25 04:44:00Nissan Motor launched the redesigned hybrid powered Note compact car in Japan this week with sales scheduled to begin on 23 December.

Mahle opens new test bench for electric drives New! 2020-11-25 03:50:00Mahle has commissioned a test bench for electric drives in Stuttgart, Germany.

Bridgestone supplies Huracan tyres 2020-11-24 12:01:00Lamborghini has chosen Bridgestone as the tyre supplier for the Huracan supersports car set to be released in 2021.

Ford hires global marketing chief from eBay 2020-11-24 11:25:00Ford is hiring a dedicated head of global marketing from eBay to "help execute its plan to unlock customer and company value".

Magna launches 'one box' ADAS 2020-11-24 09:23:00Magna said "a premium automaker in Europe" will soon be able to offer industry-leading driver assistance features across a larger portion of its veh

Ford BEV meets EPA range targets 2020-11-24 08:59:00Ford said the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) had certified range numbers for several variants of the all electric 2021 Mustang Ma

GWM develops nine speed DCT 2020-11-24 07:55:00Great Wall Motors is claiming a world first for its transverse, nine speed, wet type dual clutch transmission, part of a new generation of p

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