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Volvo takes bold next step in self-driving push

6:33 am U.S. ET | Oct. 5
Volvo has made another strong move that shows how serious it is about being No. 1 in autonomous driving. ...

Volvo picks consultant as new sales boss; Visser moves to Geely

UPDATED: Sept. 30 16:20 CET - adds detail
Volvo has appointed former McKinsey consultant Bjorn Annwall as its new global sales and marketing boss. He succeeds Alain Visser, who moves to Volvo sister brand Geely a ...

Nissan 'calm' as it prepares to pass Toyota in Europe

12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 29
Nissan's top salesman in Europe says the mood is “calm” at the automaker as it gets closer to passing rival Toyota as Europe's top-selling Asian brand. The la ...

Nissan becomes even bigger battery believer

12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 15
Nissan's belief in its batteries has risen to a new level. The automaker said that the Leaf's new 30 kilowatt-hour battery will be covered by an eight-year, 160,000km war ...

Yanfeng-JCI's vision shows smooth move to self-driving reality

UPDATED: Sept. 15 7:27 -- Corrected
Interiors suppliers Yanfeng and Johnson Controls have developed a futuristic concept car that, among other things, shows how a motorist will smoothly and safely hand over ...

Bill Hayden, Jaguar's first CEO during Ford's ownership, dies at 86

Sept. 11, 2015 10:47 CET
Bill Hayden, the former Ford of Europe manufacturing executive who is credited with modernizing Jaguar, died on Aug. 11. He was 86. ...

BMW boosts the 'X-ness' of baby SUV

Aug. 14, 2015 06:01 CET
BMW set out to make the second-generation X1 look, feel and perform more like its bigger SUV siblings. The automaker says the new crossover is larger but uses up to 17 pe ...

Audi makes Q7 more agile, frugal

Aug. 11, 2015 06:01 CET
Audi has packed its new Q7 with a rich mix of advanced technologies that improve safety, comfort and connectivity while simultaneously reducing the large SUV's fuel consu ...
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Mazda's Wager: Self-driving cars will be ‘disastrous’ for industry

Mazda's Wager: Self-driving cars will be ‘disastrous’ for industry

Mazda’s N.A. marketing chief Russell Wager says a lot is at risk in the rush to create self-driving cars – including brands and advertising as we know it.
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