Toyota Avalon relaunch signals faith in sedansDec. 8
Tesla will reduce electrical wiring in Model Y, Musk saysAug. 14
Porsche, Bentley synergies can help VW GroupApril 11
AutoNews Now: VW diesels everywhere, but not for saleApril 10
First Shift: Retooling for next-gen CamryApril 10
Hyundai preps dedicated EV platformMarch 30
Hyundai is developing its first dedicated architecture for electric cars, a top executive said. The platform will allow Hyundai and sister brand Kia to sell EVs that will be "more competitive" than rival offerings, said Lee Ki-sang, a senior vice president at the automaker.
Marchionne says Alfa will share platforms with Maserati, Dodge, JeepFeb. 2
AutoNews Now: BMW names Kuhnt N.A. CEOFeb. 2
First Shift: VW 3-liter diesel settlement near?Dec. 19, 2016
Nissan, Renault, Mitsubishi will share electric car platform, paper saysDec. 18, 2016
Renault and Nissan will use common platform for EVsDec. 13, 2016
Renault and Nissan will build the next Zoe and Leaf electric cars on a new common platform. The cars will have different exterior styling but will share underpinnings and electric motors, said Arnaud Deboeuf, a senior alliance executive.
BAIC to tap old Mercedes platform to develop vehicles, China website saysAug. 19, 2016
China's BAIC Motor won approval from partner Daimler to develop vehicles using an old Mercedes E-class platform, according to a media report, which said the first vehicle based on the technology, a midsize sedan, will hit the domestic market in 2018.