NEWS

1/6/2020

Car Sales in U.K. Skid to a 6-Year Low

Retail sales of new cars in the U.K. slid 2% to a six-year low as the British auto industry continues to implode.


1/6/2020

Mercedes Recalls Nearly 745,000 Faulty Sunroofs

Daimler is calling back 744,900 Mercedes-Benz cars in the U.S. to check for glass sunroof panels that could blow off while the vehicle is moving.


1/3/2020

Hyundai/Kia to Spend Big on EVs, Mobility

The Korea-based company is making a big commitment. Make that BIG.


1/3/2020

Ghosn Joins Interpol’s “Wanted” List

Ex-Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn is now on Interpol’s wanted list as a fugitive from justice in Japan. The request is unenforceable in Lebanon, where he fled.


1/3/2020

Tesla Cuts Model 3 Prices in China

Tesla lowered the base price of Chinese-built Model 3 electric sedans 9% today. It’s aiming for a 20% reduction by year-end.


1/3/2020

Gentex, Aston Martin Concept Takes Integrated Approach to Rear Vision

When you’re driving a super-expensive supercar, maybe you want something more than just traditional sideview mirrors. Gentex and Aston Martin are testing a new approach that provides camera-based views too.


1/2/2020

VW in Talks to Settle German Diesel Claims

Volkswagen has shelled out billions of dollars in the U.S. over its diesel cheating scandal. Now it’s in talks to settle claims by more than 400,000 disgruntled customers in Germany.


1/2/2020

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.


1/2/2020

Jeep Goes Green with Electrified Models

The Jeep brand is reducing its environmental footprint through electrification


1/2/2020

How Ghosn Got from Tokyo to Beirut

Carlos Ghosn’s dash to Lebanon last weekend to avoid prosecution in Japan has all the trappings of a “Mission Impossible” movie.