Audi tech strategy: Add EVs, cut big enginesOct. 16
Audi exec shares views on EV pushOct. 3
Audi is striving to take the early lead in the race to offer self-driving technology with the Level 3-capable A8 sedan and also plans to debut one EV each year from 2018 until 2020. Development chief Peter Mertens told Automotive News Europe how the automaker plans to achieve its goals.
Audi confident new A8 will hold lead in race to offer Level 3 drivingJuly 19
Audi believes it will be the first automaker to launch a self-driving car even though its first model with that capability, the new A8, still needs to undergo lengthy government approvals that could allow a competitor to pass the automaker in the race to market.
Volvo picks fast-rising Henrik Green to lead r&dDec. 7, 2016
Volvo named Henrik Green its new head of r&d, giving the Swedish executive his fourth promotion in three years. Green replaces Peter Mertens, who is moving to Audi to head technical development at the VW Group luxury brand.
First Shift: From better eyesight to better EVsDec. 7, 2016
Audi lures Volvo's Mertens for top r&d postNov. 24, 2016
Volvo to debut car-to-car communication this yearOct. 5, 2016
Volvo will launch car-to-car communication in its top model line in Europe before the end of the year, joining Mercedes and Toyota in offering systems that allow vehicles to exchange information with other cars to improve safety.
Revived Volvo takes on premium rivalsJuly 4, 2016
Volvo Car Group probably wouldn't be enjoying its record-breaking renaissance without a badly needed pep talk, a confidence-building face-lift and the arrival of a new owner with a lot of cash and even more guts to take a chance on the once-underachieving brand.
Seems like some VW managers are looking to escapeJune 20, 2016
Volvo's hopes for S90 flagshipJune 13, 2016
Despite shrinking segment, Volvo thinks V90 wagon will work in U.S.Feb. 18, 2016
Volvo is launching the V90 large premium station wagon into a small segment that's been pushed aside by crossovers and SUVs. But Volvo's station wagon heritage may renew interest in the U.S., according to company executives and an analyst.