Fiat Chrysler plans to reveal full electric Pacifica at CES, report saysFri, 09, Dec 2016
Fiat Chrysler plans to reveal a fully electric vehicle based on the Chrysler Pacifica minivan at CES in Las Vegas next month as the carmaker moves to get in step with the industry’s shift toward electric vehicles, people familiar with the plans told Bloomberg.
Volvo picks fast-rising Henrik Green to lead r&dWed, 07, Dec 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.
Aston Martin recruits former Ferrari, Maserati exec as chief technical officerFri, 09, Dec 2016
Daimler will become 2016's biggest luxury automaker, Zetsche saysFri, 09, Dec 2016
Daimler will become the biggest and most profitable luxury carmaker this year, CEO Dieter Zetsche said. Achieving the target would put Mercedes back on top for the first time since 2005 when it lost the sales crown to BMW.
2017 Alfa Romeo Giulia priced in U.S. starting at $38,990Thu, 08, Dec 2016
Global automaker group seeks to block EPA from finalizing mpg rulesWed, 07, Dec 2016
Trade groups representing nearly all automakers in the U.S. market have now asked the EPA to refrain from finalizing a rule to slash tailpipe greenhouse gas emissions through 2025 until after President Barack Obama leaves office.
FCA picks CES over Detroit show for press revealThu, 08, Dec 2016
Fiat Chrysler will not hold a press reveal of a new or refreshed vehicle at the Detroit auto show in January for the first time since 2010, choosing instead to hold a press conference at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas six days earlier.
Trump picks foe of Obama climate agenda to run 'out-of-control' EPAThu, 08, Dec 2016
President-elect Donald Trump officially announced his intent to tap Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt as EPA Administrator, saying Pruitt will “reverse” the agency's “out-of-control anti-energy agenda.”
Nissan to focus on cost, technology with emphasis on what it can controlThu, 08, Dec 2016
Nissan, the Japanese automaker that's become symbolic of what it means to be a truly global manufacturer, has a simple plan to navigate an unprecedented level of uncertainty around policy and regulation: focus on what's in its control.
Trump to pick foe of Obama climate agenda to run EPA, report saysWed, 07, Dec 2016
President-elect Donald Trump will pick an ardent opponent of President Barack Obama's measures to stem climate change to head the Environmental Protection Agency, a Trump transition team source told Reuters today.
'Mystery device' helps thieves steal cars with push-button ignitions, report saysWed, 07, Dec 2016
The National Insurance Crime Bureau today said it obtained and tested a so-called “mystery device” that can allow a thief to break into a vehicle without leaving behind any of the traditional pieces of evidence such as broken glass.