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Propulsion

Hamlin Repeats as Daytona 500 Champ for Toyota

Newman in serious condition after crash on final lap

Regulations

NYC Fleet to Go All-Electric by 2040

More than 30,000 on- and off-road vehicles impacted

Autonomous Vehicles

Boeing Joint Venture to Test Autonomous Air Taxis

New Zealand program promises to be a world first for tests involving consumers 

Legal

ITC to Rule on Jeep-Mahindra Spat

A final decision is due in March about whether Mahindra’s Roxor offroader looks too much like Jeep’s iconic CJ military-style SUV.

Business

Europe’s Carmakers Seek Holistic Pollution Policy

European carmakers are pushing a 10-point plan to help reach the region’s goal of carbon neutrality by 2050.

Fuel Cells

3 Keys to Creating a Hydrogen Society

Cost is a biggie, plus safety and consumer acceptance

Interiors & Electronics

Can You Be a Rebel in a Maserati Quattroporte?

Well, if you are one of 225 people in North America, you can find out

Propulsion

Carbon Fiber Joins Fight for EV Battery Cases

SGL touts recent wins in North America and Europe

Business

Car Output in Germany Slumps to 23-Year Low

Germany’s auto industry, which depends heavily on exports, is in trouble.

Business

Panel Blasts Trump Plan to Freeze Emission Rules

A science advisor panel says the Trump administration would do the country more good by scrapping its plan to curb the tougher emission limits for cars currently due in 2021.

Propulsion

VW Steps Up EV Production Plan, Yet Again

The Volkswagen Group, which is getting more bullish about electric cars by the month, now predicts its namesake brand will build 1 million EVs by 2023, two years sooner than previously forecast—and 1.5 million more in 2025 alone.

Hybrid

McLaren Hybrid Tests on the Space Shuttle Runway

Yes, if you’re going to test a car that goes 250 mph, odds are you want something straight and smooth to run it on

Connectivity

9 Ways Additive Manufacturing Rises to the Advanced Mobility Challenge

Additive manufacturing (AM) is just one manufacturing method that drives advanced mobility forward and also has a history of embracing the digital connectivity demanded by this trend.

Interiors & Electronics

Everything You Need to Know about the C8 Corvette

When you have the chief engineer talking about the Stingray, you truly learn everything

Business

Trump: No New U.S. Fuel Economy Rules till 2020

President Donald Trump says his administration won’t unveil finalized fuel economy standards until sometime next year.

Hybrid

Uniti One: Another Scandinavian EV

Uniti has announced that its city car, the Uniti One, is open for deposits. If you live in Sweden or the UK.  

Regulations

White House Asks Court to Reject Calif. Emissions Lawsuit

The Trump administration has asked a federal judge to reject a California lawsuit the asserts the state’s right to set limits for carbon dioxide tailpipe emissions.

Business

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.

Design

Charming and Electric

A look of days of yore. . .for the future of deliveries

Propulsion

Calif. Sues EPA Over EV Sales, Emission Rules

California has filed a lawsuit to preserve its permission to mandate electric car sales quotas and set its own standards for carbon dioxide emissions.

Business

Daimler to Cut Mercedes Management by 10%

Daimler AG’s Mercedes-Benz Cars unit aims to reduce its managerial ranks by 10% over three years, lowering its annual costs by $1.1 billion.

Design

McLaren Reveals Lightweight Elva Roadster

McLaren Automotive Ltd.’s upcoming open-cockpit Elva hypercar features an innovative air management system, lightweight design and a high-powered V-8 engine.

Business

Oil Demand Will Slow but Not Stop Through 2040

Growth in worldwide demand for oil will slow by 2025 but not shrink until sometime after 2040, the Paris-based International Energy Agency predicts.

Propulsion

Aspark Revs Up 2,000-hp Electric Hypercar

Japan’s Aspark Co. has unveiled the production version of its all-electric Owl hypercar that will debut in the second quarter of 2020 with a base price of $3.2 million.