Daimler plans hypercar, expanded AMG lineupWed, 28, Sep 2016
Daimler is working on a new "hypercar" and also plans to expand its range of upmarket AMG Mercedes-Benz performance cars by at least 10 models. The hypercar, due to be produced in about 2.5 years' time, will feature the powertrain of the current Mercedes-Benz Formula 1 car with a modified gearbox and will be made from carbon fiber.
VW sets EV launch for 2020Wed, 28, Sep 2016
Volkswagen will launch a compact electric car in 2020 with a range of up to 370 miles as it seeks to sell 1 million EVs per year by 2025, the automaker said Wednesday. VW revealed a concept car, dubbed the I.D., to hint at the compact EV.
ALONG FOR THE RIDESun, 25, Sep 2016
For the first time, the auto industry has a clear path ahead of it for the development and deployment of self-driving cars. But federal regulators will be right with them, just one lane over.
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.
What's the real secret to striking design?Mon, 26, Sep 2016
Even the most beautifully sketched exterior remains just an idea on a piece of paper if, in the end, it can't be pressed into actual metal.
Hyundai punts on Genesis high-performance divisionMon, 19, Sep 2016
Hyundai Motor Co. is expanding into performance cars and luxury cars, but what about performance-luxury cars?
Hyundai's great leap forwardMon, 19, Sep 2016
After pressing pause on years of breakneck expansion to nail quality, restock the product pipeline and streamline production, Hyundai is on the offensive again.
Uber plans to open Detroit facilityMon, 19, Sep 2016
Ride-hailing company Uber is preparing to plant roots in Detroit to collaborate with top auto suppliers and automakers. The news today follows Uber's launch of an autonomous vehicle ride-hailing program in Pittsburgh last week.
PSA inks 3D printing deal with U.S. firm aimed at cutting car costsThu, 15, Sep 2016
PSA Group said it has agreed a partnership with a Los Angeles-based 3D printing startup to develop metal printing processes for PSA production lines. The automaker said the deal could lead to cheaper production of whole vehicle structures as well as parts for its models.
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.
Silicon Valley online course to mint self-driving car engineersTue, 13, Sep 2016
Silicon Valley is creating a crash course in self-driving car technology to address a shortage of engineers with help from a startup in a different field: online education.