SEAT Names Díez as Design Director

Designer returns to a studio he once inhabited


Ex-Audi CEO Joins Queue of Execs Facing Charges in Diesel Scandal

Rupert Stadler's fraud trial begins in Munich.


A New Way to Combat Climate Change: Rocks

Audi partners with Swiss startup on CO2 sequestration 


Lidar Maker Luminar Readies $2.9 Billion IPO

Plan would give startup a $3.4 billion market cap


VW Adds Battery Testing Capabilities in U.S.

Volkswagen continues to beef up its electric vehicle operations in the U.S.


Ford Rated Top Automotive Brand for “Intimacy”

Auto industry also outshines most others in new study

Mark Del Rosso on Genesis

Genesis is undoubtedly the most remarkable success story in the auto industry—not quite yet five but racking up awards in a way that other OEMs can only be jealous about—and we talk to the man who runs Genesis Motor America


Inside Audi e-tron’s Battery

Everyone wants range and quick charging capability. Audi brings it—through a clever cooling system


SEAT Knows C-19 Isn’t Over

Preparing for when its people come back from their August holidays

2021 S-Class Adds More Tech

New features include 48-volt active suspension, 4-wheel steering and industry-first rear airbags


Auto Brands Slipping in Value, Except Tesla

Toyota continues to lead the way

Interiors & Electronics

Updated Audi Q5 Gets New Face, Adds Tech

Highlights include OLED taillights and mild-hybrid power


ICE Age Ends at Massive VW Plant

German facility poised to be largest European EV producer—until Tesla ramps up in Germany.


Dodge Soars to Top of J.D. Power Quality Report

New survey questions turn 2020 results topsy-turvy


This Year’s Best Interiors: Quality at Any Price

WardsAuto’s annual list had plenty of variety


100 of VW’s Mexico Staff Tests Positive for Coronavirus

Infections underscore the new challenges for mass production


BMW, Daimler Shelve Robo-Car Alliance

Deemed too costly for now, plan could be revived later.


Mercedes-AMG Revs Up Performance with Electric Turbos

48-volt system promises to eliminate turbo lag


VW Acquires Audi...after 55 Years

VW poised to acquire the last 0.4% of is luxury brand


EVs Get Boost Under Germany’s New Stimulus Package

Chargers to be installed at every gas station


VW Finalizes Investment in Argo

$2.6 billion investment creates global scale for partners’ autonomous vehicle operations


V2X: What You Should Know

A veteran of vehicle-to-everything explains what V2X is and what it does


Audi and Capgemini Launch Digital Consulting Firm

Making a digital transformation is becoming increasingly essential and this joint venture is meant to address that—but who will be the customers?


Coronavirus Auto Industry Roundup: May 25

Production snags, sales trends roil the auto industry