U.K. to ban sales of gasoline, diesel cars starting 2040July 26
Volvo steers toward electrified futureJuly 5
Continental plans powertrain revamp, report saysApril 21
Hyundai seeks to renew fuel cell push with long-range SUVMarch 30
Hyundai, the first automaker to mass-produce fuel cell vehicles, plans to unveil a new hydrogen-powered SUV next year with a longer driving range than rival offerings by Toyota and Honda as it attempts to reclaim leadership in the field.
M-B weighs discontinuing diesels in U.S.Nov. 19, 2016
Dana agrees to acquire majority stake in Italian power-transmission supplierNov. 18, 2016
Mercedes gives itself an electric makeoverOct. 7, 2016
Mercedes plans a total of 10 electric vehicles by 2025 as part of its new EQ subbrand. The challenge now for styling chief Gorden Wagener is to create a bold design identity for the lineup that takes into account a radical change in the vehicles' powertrain technology.
Toyota drops new diesel for C-HR crossoverSept. 29, 2016
NSX returns to Japan as an American hybrid importAug. 24, 2016
Borgward turns to Daimler again to fill top engineering rolesAug. 24, 2016
BMW names Duesmann as new purchasing chiefJuly 21, 2016
BMW has appointed Markus Duesmann, its former F1 powertrain boss and current engine guru, to the company's management board as head of the purchasing and supplier network. Duesmann will replace Klaus Draeger, who is retiring.
Nissan develops new ethanol fuel cells to jump infrastructure hurdleJune 14, 2016
Nissan has developed a new kind of fuel cell drivetrain for cars that taps an onboard tank of ethanol instead of pressurized hydrogen, delivering a cheaper and safer ride that it says is more user friendly.