It looks and performs like a Bimmer—without the emissions
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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, Automotive Design & Production
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.
China says it and the U.S. have agreed to simultaneously roll back trade tariffs on each other’s goods in steps that match progress on a broad trade deal.
All about the U.S.-China first-step trade deal.
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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.
BMW AG says it will drop a production shift at its Mini small-car plant in Oxford, England, if the U.K. exits the European Union next month without a new trade deal.
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.
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.
Sri Lanka is celebrating its first auto assembly plant, a facility launched by neighboring India’s Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. to make KUV100 mini-crossover vehicles from kits.