MARKETING

Economics

Report: Uber Wants BMW-Daimler Ride-Hailing Service

Ready to pay $1.2 billion to bolster market share in Europe, South America.
#europe #Daimler

Fuel Cells

GM Bullish about Fuel Cell Deal with Nikola

"We are going forward" with $2 billion alliance, says President Mark Reuss.
#Nikola

Marketing

New VW Bid Cinches Deal to Acquire Navistar

Last-minute bid will give Traton unit access to N. America
#europe #Navistar #americas

Hybrid

Ford Holds Off Until 2021 on Plug-In Escape

Fire issue in Europe delays U.S. launch again
#Ford

Sales

Nissan Phasing Out Commercial Van Operations in N.A.

Commercial sales will pivot to sedans and crossover vehicles.
#Nissan

Sales

The Jaguar XE Is Dead; Long Live the E-Pace

Ongoing shift to crossovers cited for the demise of the luxury brand’s entry-level car
#Jaguar

Marketing

Simon Sproule Has Forgotten More About Auto Than Many Experts Know

With a CV like his, there is a depth of knowledge not readily matched.
#autolineafterhours #Fisker #people

Marketing

Tesla Posts Record Sales Quarter, Eyes Indian Market

Global growth strategy unfolds
#asia #europe #facilities

Production

2021 Detroit Auto Show Moves to Late September

New date puts space between other shows
#facilities

Marketing

Redesigned Hyundai Tucson Breaks Cover

4th-Gen crossover boasts bold design, hybrid option, more tech
#asia #Hyundai