NEWS

1/7/2020

U.S. Car Sales Stay Above 17 Million Again

Carmakers have for the first time topped 17 million car and light-truck sales for five years in a row. They surpassed 17 million units only twice before: in 2000 and 2001.


1/7/2020

Car Output in Germany Slumps to 23-Year Low

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


1/7/2020

GM: Another Painful Sales Year in China

General Motors reports its sales in China skidded 15% to 3.09 million cars and trucks. The company expects further erosion in 2020.


1/7/2020

Japan Issues Arrest Warrant for Ghosn’s Wife

Japan has issued an arrest warrant for Carlos Ghosn’s wife Carole, two weeks after the former Nissan chairman fled the country to avoid charges of financial misdeeds.


1/7/2020

Nissan Goes Light on Insulation

Meta-material cuts weight by 75%


1/7/2020

Fisker’s Ocean-Sized EV Plans

Henrik Fisker is going big with his approach to building a new EV company


1/7/2020

Bosch Making Big Commitment to AI

Not only developing the tech, but making sure its people are trained in the ethics related to using it


1/7/2020

New Defender: The SUV with Two Brains

Said to be the first vehicle with two embedded modems


1/7/2020

DuPont and ExxonMobil Collaborate for New Material Family

Easier door and window opening result from two industry giants collaborating


1/7/2020

Tesla Clarifies Details for German EV Plant

Tesla says its next electric-car factory, due to open in Germany 18 months from now, eventually will be able to make 500,000 EVs per year.