Toyota is a step closer to offering wireless charging for its electrified vehicles after signing an agreement to license the intellectual property of WiTricity, a U.S. company specializing in wireless power transfer.
Audi's chief designer, Wolfgang Egger, will move to Italdesign Giugiaro as the company's design boss, German press reports said. Marc Lichte, a senior VW designer who was responsible for styling the current Golf, will be Egger's successor, the reports said.
BMW says it will take months to get through its waiting list of people in the UK who want to test drive the new i3 electric car, but I was able to arrange a test drive in London in a fraction of that time.
Ford expects its Mustang coupe to boost its image in Europe, even though the car will not sell in large numbers. Ford plans to sell the Mustang through its European dealer network for the first time to broaden the car's global appeal.
BMW appointed two European executives to key roles in the United States as the company reshuffles its senior management to counter a surge by Mercedes, which is on course to topple the Munich-based automaker as the market's luxury leader.