It looks and performs like a Bimmer—without the emissions
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Mazda3, Porsche Taycan and Kia Soul also take home awards
A new wrinkle in balancing inventory and production
$32 billion earmarked for advanced r&d over next five years
Long-time Apple tech guru Mike Bell leaves EV startup after 9 months
Sedans, coupes, convertibles and wagons will continue to be part of global lineup
President Donald Trump says a first-phase mini-trade deal with China may not happen until next November.
Spot welding continues to be a major application area in automotive and robot manufacturers are improving the tech to make that happen as efficiently as possible.
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Editor-in-Chief, AutoBeat Group
BMW AG confirms it will open a factory with partner Great Wall Motor Co. to make electric Mini-brand cars in Zhangjiagang.
China’s Ministry of Commerce claims the U.S. and China have reached a “consensus on properly resolving relevant issues” in their year-long trade war.
Hybrid powertrain inventor Paice LLC has filed a patent infringement lawsuit against BMW AG, claiming the German carmaker is using its technology illegally.
Great Wall Motor Co. and partner BMW AG have finally cleared regulatory hurdles to open a factory in Zhangjiangang and supply the Chinese market.
Japan plans to offer senior drivers discounts on the purchase of cars equipped with advanced driver assist features.
All about the U.S.-China first-step trade deal.
Editor-in-Chief, AutoBeat Daily
Presidents Donald Trump and Xi Jinping may not sign a partial trade agreement on behalf of the U.S. and China until next month.
BMW AG’s Mini unit says the latest John Cooper Works GP model will be the fastest and most expensive vehicle in the brand’s 60-year history.
General Motors Co. reports it sold 689,500 cars and light trucks in China in July-September, down 18% from the same period in 2018.
Volkswagen Group’s new Jetta sub-brand in China reportedly beat VW’s first-month sales target by 30%.
SAIC Motor Corp. has launched production at its fourth assembly plant—a facility in Ningde, China—with capacity to make 240,000 vehicles per year.
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.
Deliveries of plug-in hybrid and all-electric vehicles across Europe will jump fourfold to 1 million units in 2020, predicts Europe’s Transport & Environment group.
BMW AG’s Mini brand is developing two new vehicles and next-generation versions of its current Clubman and Countryman models that will be launched over the next four years, Autocar reports.
Honda Motor Co. says it will offer European buyers of its “e” electric city car a choice between two power levels.
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV is discontinuing the Fiat 500 city car and all-electric variant in North America.
India’s Tata Motors Ltd. says it will continue export trucks to the Thai market after shutting down local assembly operations there at the end of March.