Mercedes to make compact EV in FranceMay 18
Daimler plans to invest $589 million into its plant in Hambach, France, to start producing a compact electric car for Mercedes. The new car, which will be part of Mercedes' EQ electric subbrand, will be built alongside the battery-powered Smart ForTwo.
Marchionne plans big shift in FCA's vehicle assembly in Italy, report saysMay 18
FCA CEO Sergio Marchionne is planning a sweeping transformation of production in Italy that will see FCA abandon the manufacture of the Punto and MiTo small cars in favor of upscale models, Bloomberg reported.
Nissan seeking better terms in Renault merger talks, report saysMay 18
VW brand to skip 2018 Paris auto showMay 17
Swiss prosecutors investigate fatal Tesla crashMay 17
How world's first electrified road could lead to slashed EV pricesMay 15
An electrified road in Sweden that is the first in the world to charge vehicles as they drive along is showing promise and could potentially help cut the high cost of electric cars, project backers Vattenfall and Elways told Reuters.
Making Winterkorn pay for VW's scandal could backfire on automakerMay 14
Forcing former VW Group CEO Martin Winterkorn to pay for at least some of the nearly $30 billion stemming from the diesel scandal could backfire on the automaker and even drag other top executives -- Chairman Dieter Poetsch and new CEO Herbert Diess -- into the fray.