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Honda, Isuzu Target Fuel Cell Trucks

Joint research project aims to apply struggling car tech to commercial vehicles

TomTom Integrates Map Tech with ADAS

Benefits include improved fuel efficiency, pinpointing road hazards

Mercedes Defends Sales Crown, Again

Daimler’s Mercedes-Benz brand is still the global sales champ among luxury car brands.

BMW, Daimler Scale Back Mobility Offerings

Less than a year after BMW and Daimler merged their “Share Now” global mobility operations, the partners are discontinuing the car-sharing app in North America.

2021 Escalade Gets Giant OLED Display

If big screen picture quality is your thing, then the 2021 Cadillac Escalade may be the ultimate living room on wheels.

Daimler Angles for Control of China Venture

Daimler is quietly trying to take majority control of its carmaking operations in China.

European Demand Delays Mercedes EV in U.S.

Mercedes is pushing back the launch of its electric-powered EQC to early 2021, one year later than previously planned. 

Caddy ICE Age Coming to an End?

The bulk of Cadillac’s lineup—and perhaps all of it—will consist of electric vehicles by 2030, the company says.

Vietnam Carmaker Takes Aim at U.S.

Vietnam’s first local carmaker, 2-year-old VinFast, aims to do something no Chinese OEM has yet accomplished: launch sales in the U.S.

Tesla Puts a Price on Connectivity: $9.99 a Month

The free ride is over for Tesla buyers in terms of in-vehicle internet hotspots and related connectivity services.

Toyota RAV4 Named Japan Car of the Year

The Toyota RAV4 crossover has been designated Japan Car of the Year for 2019.

VW Group Names Bischoff as Chief Designer

Klaus Bischoff has been named to oversee design activities for all Volkswagen Group brands, effective April 1.

BMW Sues A/C Suppliers for Price Fixing

BMW AG is demanding $155 million in damages from two suppliers of air-conditioning systems, claiming they conspired to rig prices.

Toyota, BMW Increase Investment in May Mobility

Self-driving-shuttle company May Mobility Inc. has raised $50 million in a Series B funding round led by Toyota Motor Corp.

Takata Recalls Another 1.4 Million Airbag Inflators

Bankrupt Takata Corp. is recalling another 1.4 million vehicles in the U.S. that were equipped with its exploding airbag inflators.

Car Dealer Touts Multi-Brand Subscriptions

 Ohio car dealer Bernie Moreno is betting on a multi-brand luxury subscription service.

BMW Investing €400 million in German EV Plant

BMW AG is investing about €400 million ($443 million) in its Dingolfing, Germany, manufacturing plant in preparation for production of the iNEXT  electric vehicle.

Germany’s Auto Jobs Boom Collapses

The German auto industry, which has been steadily hiring more workers for a decade, has shifted to shrinkage mode.

Mercedes to Skip New York Auto Show

Daimler AG’s Mercedes-Benz unit has decided not to participate in next April’s New York auto show.

BMW Confirms Electric Mini Plant in China

BMW AG confirms it will open a factory with partner Great Wall Motor Co. to make electric Mini-brand cars in Zhangjiagang.  

Daimler Will Cut at Least 10,000 Jobs in 3 Years

Daimler AG says it will reduce its global workforce 3% or at least 10,000 jobs by the end of 2022.

BMW Reaches Labor Deal to Cut Bonuses

BMW AG and its unions have agreed to a plan that will reduce bonuses paid to hourly workers in Germany, beginning next year.

Self-Driving Bimmers Rate High with Lyft Riders

Lyft Inc. says ride-hailing customers in Las Vegas who try the company’s autonomous BMW 540i cars rate them an average 4.97 out of 5.

Paice Sues BMW Over Hybrid Tech

Hybrid powertrain inventor Paice LLC has filed a patent infringement lawsuit against BMW AG, claiming the German carmaker is using its technology illegally.