Ford commits $1.8 billion to r&d in China
6:28 am U.S. ET | Oct. 12, 2015
Ford will invest $1.8 billion over the next five years to expand r&d in China, the latest effort by the U.S. carmaker to secure a larger slice of the world's biggest auto market.
Lexus to debut new concept in Tokyo
12:01 am U.S. ET | Oct. 12, 2015
Lexus promises to show a new concept car this month at the Tokyo Motor Show but is withholding details until its unveiling. One possibility: a preview of a luxury fuel cell car, likely based on the brand's flagship LS.
Toyota at Tokyo show -- sporty, green, retro and sci-fi concepts
12:30 am U.S. ET | Oct. 8, 2015
Toyota is going big at the Tokyo Motor Show this month, with an eclectic display parading everything from a snappy compact sports car and futuristic...
Honda will show fuel cell car in Tokyo
12:01 am U.S. ET | Oct. 5, 2015
Honda will unveil a near-production version of its hydrogen fuel cell fastback sedan at the Tokyo Motor Show late this month, throwing down a...
Fisker Automotive changes name to Karma Automotive
2:10 pm U.S. ET | Sept. 30, 2015
Fisker Automotive, once the maker of the luxury Karma plug-in hybrid, has changed its name to Karma Automotive and will don a new logo.
2016 Chevy Volt rollout includes attack ads on Nissan Leaf, Toyota Prius
6:42 am U.S. ET | Sept. 30, 2015
The revamped Chevrolet Volt won't be available nationally until late next spring, but a series of attack ads targeting the Nissan Leaf and Toyota...
Honda will show fuel cell, autonomous driving vehicles in Tokyo
10:30 pm U.S. ET | Sept. 29, 2015
Honda will unveil two visions of the future at October’s Tokyo Motor Show: A near-production version of its hydrogen fuel cell fastback sedan...
Apple aims to 'ship' electric car in 2019, report says
2:32 pm U.S. ET | Sept. 21, 2015
Silicon Valley technology giant Apple has set a goal of finalizing an electric car in 2019,
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FRANKFURT AUTO SHOW
12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 21, 2015
Automakers at Frankfurt this year displayed concept cars bursting with ideas about form, from the regal smoothness of the Mercedes-Benz IAA to the...
Audi's EV push won't stop with e-tron quattro
3:10 pm U.S. ET | Sept. 16, 2015
A second EV will join Audi’s U.S. lineup after the e-tron quattro concept.
Hyundai waves big green flag for high-performance N line
2:49 am U.S. ET | Sept. 16, 2015
Hyundai, led by the M Series chief engineer hired from BMW, is moving forward with a high-performance line, possibly with new engines, crossovers and...
Mercedes confirms Tesla fighter
3:00 pm U.S. ET | Sept. 15, 2015
Mercedes-Benz will bring out an electric-powered Tesla fighter in the next few years.
Rolls-Royce mulls electric car as new regulations dawn
1:34 pm U.S. ET | Sept. 15, 2015
Rolls-Royce Motor Cars may develop an electric vehicle as tighter regulations on auto emissions pushes even the most elite auto manufacturers to look...
Google: No plans to become an automaker
4:00 pm U.S. ET | Sept. 15, 2015
Google does not intend to become a vehicle manufacturer, the company's managing director for Germany, Austria and Switzerland said on Tuesday at the...
VW will transform lineup into 'smartphones on wheels,' Winterkorn says
12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 15, 2015
Volkswagen plans to enable its cars to send and receive data as well as drive on their own.
Porsche, Audi EVs zero in on Tesla
5:50 pm U.S. ET | Sept. 14, 2015
The high-performance electric car market is shaping up to be a high-profile battleground featuring some of the world's most glamorous brands after...
Fourth-gen Prius: A new billboard for Toyota
12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 14, 2015
For all the ink devoted to Tesla, it's the Toyota Prius that has reigned for two decades as the face and brand name of fuel-efficient transportation...
China's BAIC opens r&d center in Silicon Valley
3:46 pm U.S. ET | Sept. 10, 2015
Chinese automaker BAIC Motor has opened an r&d center in Silicon Valley -- a facility that will help the company develop technology for electric...
State-owned China automaker teams with U.S. electric-car startup Atieva
1:57 pm U.S. ET | Sept. 10, 2015
One of China's largest state-owned automakers said it has opened a technology research center in California's Silicon Valley and is teaming with U.S.
Tailfins, edge and dictionaries: What people are saying about Toyota's redesigned Prius
12:45 pm U.S. ET | Sept. 9, 2015
Toyota's Prius, a household name that has come to define hybrid cars for nearly two decades, was reborn in Las Vegas on Tuesday with the introduction...
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