VW whistleblower was a U.S. executive

A new book on the VW diesel emissions scandal asserts that it was an American VW executive who first disclosed VW's criminal acts to regulators.


GM may lead stampede out of Venezuela

Now that General Motors is pulling out of Venezuela, the question on the minds of industry analysts and local auto workers is: Who's next?


The great unknowns of artificial intelligence

Daimler design chief Gorden Wagener muses about artificial intelligence and the future.

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Can Buick's Avenir track Denali's ascent?

While Buick's high-end Avenir may have a hard time matching GMC's Denali in the U.S., it has huge potential in China, where Buick logs more than 80 percent of its global sales.


Toyota concept's got the look

Toyota's FT-4X concept, a compact crossover introduced at the New York auto show this month, is packed with funky features and daring design cues aimed at millennials with a taste for the great outdoors


Land Rover hits Landwind headwind

Land Rover is having no luck quashing the brazen - and successful - Chinese copy of its Range Rover Evoque, Jaguar Land Rover CEO Ralf Speth said at the Shanghai auto show last week.


Japan dreams of a hydrogen society

As home market to two of the three global carmakers selling hydrogen fuel cell vehicles, Japan is understandably optimistic about the outlook for hydrogen-powered cars.


A gross but green path to hydrogen

Masaki Tajima is trying to pave a greener hydrogen highway for Japan. And the road starts at a simmering sewage field on the southwestern island of Kyushu.


Developing hydrogen beyond the car market

Imagine a city where houses and businesses have their own on-site fuel cell stacks that turn hydrogen into electricity for lights, dishwashers and vacuum cleaners.

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