2016 PARIS AUTO SHOWSun, 25, Sep 2016
Germany's automakers will use the Paris auto show to highlight their latest battery technologies as they seek to recapture ground from Tesla.
BMW'S NEW INSIDE VIEWMon, 26, Sep 2016
When the creative minds behind BMW's Vision Next 100 sat down to conceive an autonomous driving car of the future, their approach was something of a revolution for the century-old company. Instead of sketching the overhangs, greenhouse or wheel arches in pursuit of the perfect proportions or the sportiest silhouette, they used an entirely different starting point to convey emotion: the interior.
Here, automakers team up to share data on traffic conditionsMon, 26, Sep 2016
Digital map maker Here will introduce a new set of traffic services this week that allows drivers to see for themselves what live road conditions are like miles ahead using data from competing automakers, an industry first.
Intel exec: In-vehicle content delivery to be $5 billion industryMon, 26, Sep 2016
In-vehicle content delivery figures to be a major emerging business opportunity.
Detroit 3 to skip step en route to autonomyMon, 26, Sep 2016
Detroit 3 technology chiefs say their companies plan to skip a major step on the path to autonomous vehicles.
Smart to offer EVs and traditional engines across the lineupThu, 22, Sep 2016
Smart will become the only major auto brand to offer its entire model lineup with both combustion engines and pure battery-electric drive, Mercedes-Benz said today.
Magna Steyr to build cars for Mercedes, BMW, Toyota and Jaguar Land RoverSat, 17, Sep 2016
Austrian contract manufacturer Magna Steyr will produce six models for four different automakers at a plant in Graz, Austria, starting in 2018, Automobilwoche, an affiliate of Automotive News, reported.
Mercedes-AMG adds 2 roadster variants to GT familyWed, 14, Sep 2016
Mercedes-AMG is adding two open-air variants to its high-performance GT lineup. The Mercedes-AMG GT Roadster and GT C Roadster will be powered by 4.0-liter V-8 engines with twin turbochargers, direct injection and a seven-speed dual-clutch transmission.
Mercedes extends global luxury sales lead over BMW in AugustWed, 14, Sep 2016
Mercedes-Benz extended its global sales lead over rival BMW after its August registrations increased at a faster pace. Both automakers benefited from booming demand for SUVs.
Porsche expected to show first station wagon in Geneva next yearTue, 13, Sep 2016
Porsche plans to introduce its first station wagon at the Geneva auto show next year, a move further stretching the brand's portfolio beyond the iconic 911 sports car into a more utilitarian segment, according to people familiar with the strategy.
Daimler plans EV familyMon, 12, Sep 2016
Daimler plans to bring out a half-dozen new Mercedes models with electric powertrains between 2018 and 2024, according to German sibling publication Automobilwoche.
Daimler will sell Mercedes EVs in China, market boss saysWed, 07, Sep 2016
Daimler plans to sell Mercedes EVs in China as the automaker seeks to capitalize on government initiatives aimed at expanding the market for new-energy vehicles, Hubertus Troska, its market chief, said. Daimler is due to unveil a long-range EV concept at the Paris auto show later this month.