China startup recruits Italian expertise for GT96 supercarSun, 28, Aug 2016
China's Techrules has recruited Italian design and engineering partners to help it launch the country's first supercar.
VW CEO expects turnaround to start bearing fruit in 2-3 yearsTue, 30, Aug 2016
Volkswagen AG CEO Matthias Mueller is pushing forward with a technological and organizational revamp of Europe's largest carmaker despite internal opposition and expects his efforts to begin bearing fruit in two to three years.
Volvo will hire 400 engineers to spearhead high-tech pushTue, 30, Aug 2016
Volvo will recruit about 400 new engineers over the coming year to bolster development efforts in safety technology, autonomous driving and electrification.
Chevrolet Bolt on track for a late '16 debutMon, 29, Aug 2016
The Chevrolet Bolt battery-electric hatchback is on track to be launched late this year, Chevrolet confirmed Monday, countering recent reports on various media and enthusiast websites that the car would be delayed for six months.
Daimler adopts Silicon Valley tactics to counter new rivalsWed, 24, Aug 2016
Daimler is embracing Silicon Valley management techniques in a drive to speed up decision making, empower staff and fend off new rivals such as electric-vehicle maker Tesla Motors.
EV startups are the hot investment in China -- no actual EV neededMon, 22, Aug 2016
How much money is chasing electric vehicle startups in China? Just ask Freeman Shen, Volvo Car Corp.'s former China president.
Daimler's top electric mobility exec moving to Bosch, report saysWed, 17, Aug 2016
Daimler's top electric mobility executive, Harald Kroeger, is joining Bosch, Reuters reported. Bosch is building up its EV and autonomous car expertise and has worked with Google and Tesla.
Former Volvo exec seeks to raise $1 billion at China EV startupWed, 17, Aug 2016
Freeman Shen, a former top Volvo executive, aims to raise $1 billion in an initial fundraising round for the latest China electric-vehicle startup to enter the green car industry.
China proposing California-like mandates for EVsFri, 12, Aug 2016
China will consider mandates that carmakers produce more electric vehicles or purchase carbon credits from their peers, potentially emulating California's system and transitioning from a subsidy-driven approach to catalyzing cleaner cars.
Subaru to introduce all-electric crossover by 2021, report saysThu, 11, Aug 2016
Subaru plans to launch an all-wheel drive electric vehicle in the U.S. by 2021 to meet more stringent emissions regulations, a Japanese newspaper reported.
Self-driving cars spur more automotive M&A in Silicon ValleyWed, 10, Aug 2016
The auto industry's self-driving revolution has spurred the biggest two years of automotive supplier takeovers in a decade. The total value of automotive supplier deals in 2015 and 2016 was $74.4 billion, according to data compiled by Bloomberg, with each of those years far exceeding the $17.7 billion annual average in the previous 10 years.
Tesla opens flagship store in San Francisco's 'Auto Row' ahead of Model 3Wed, 10, Aug 2016
Tesla marked the opening of its largest North American sales, service and delivery center in San Francisco, a key market from which the EV maker will introduce its Model 3 sedan late next year.