Boeing's flying car prototype hovered briefly in the air during an inaugural test flight, a small but significant step as the world's largest planemaker bids to revolutionize urban transportation and parcel delivery services.
Ventures from BMW, Porsche and Jaguar have invested $21 million in mobility startup Urgent.ly. The startup describes itself as an Uber for roadside assistance, connecting users to a variety of towing companies or service technicians.
Land Rover has refined the original proportions of its Range Rover Evoque to create a second-generation model that is reminiscent of the larger Velar, with a style that exterior design director Massimo Frascella describes as an "urban jungle" look.
With the increasing possibility of the UK leaving the EU in March without a trade deal in place, the money-losing British ultraluxury brand Bentley sees its profit goal for this year at "fundamental risk."
BMW and Daimler will name their joint short-term rental venture "Jurbey," Reuters reported. The automakers are combining Daimler's Car2Go and BMW's DriveNow as well as ride-hailing, parking and charging services.
GM's Brazil unit is in advanced talks with Sao Paulo state to receive tax incentives, the company told public officials and union representatives, a few days after telling workers in a memo that it was losing money in the country.
Magneti Marelli plans to create 106 jobs and invest $12.6 million at its regional headquarters north of Detroit.
TomTom is freeing up resources to compete with rivals such as Alphabet for access to mapping technology in car dashboards.
The vacuum cleaner company Dyson has recruited former BMW and Infiniti executive Roland Krueger to head its electric-car business.
Waymo is looking for a location in Michigan to install its self-driving systems on Chrysler Pacifica and Jaguar I-Pace models.
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