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Passenger Vehicles

New MG X-Motion concept SUV due at Beijing motor show

Passenger Vehicles by Sam Sheehan, Autocar UK Apr 13, 2018

Based on the Chinese-market Roewe RX8, the X-Motion previews a 2019 production model that will sit above the GS.

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Passenger Vehicles

Volvo to focus on electrifying current line-up before launching next new car

Passenger Vehicles by Rachel Burgess, Autocar UK Apr 13, 2018

Volvo has set itself an ambitious sales target of reaching 800,000 units per year by 2020

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Passenger Vehicles

Tesla Model Y production planned to begin in November 2019

Passenger Vehicles by Sam Sheehan, Autocar UK Apr 13, 2018

Electric car maker's next model, a small SUV, looks to have a stronger design than its stablemates.

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Industry

Silicon Valley startup Metamoto gets industry stakeholders to test autonomous vehicle...

Industry by Autocar Pro News Desk Apr 12, 2018

Says leading automakers, transportation network companies and technology partners have come together to evaluate and improve platform, accelerate autonomous efforts.

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Passenger Vehicles

BMW opens an autonomous driving campus near Munich

Passenger Vehicles by Autocar Pro News Desk Apr 12, 2018

BMW Group makes its biggest move towards autonomous driving by starting a dedicated centre of excellence.

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Commercial Vehicles

Volvo Trucks launches its first all-electric truck

Commercial Vehicles by Autocar Pro News Desk Apr 12, 2018

The Volvo FL electric truck with a range of upto 300km can be charged within 1-2 hours (DC charging/ fast charge) and up to 10 hours (AC charging).

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Industry

PSA boss Carlos Tavares: electric cars could be more problematic than people think

Industry by Jim Holder, Autocar UK Apr 12, 2018

PSA Group CEO Carlos Tavares warns that battery production may become unsustainable.

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Industry

KSS acquires Takata through funds from Joyson and PAG

Industry by Autocar Pro News Desk Apr 12, 2018

Under the new acquisition, the combined company will be called as Joyson Safety systems.

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Passenger Vehicles

Major organizational change at Kia Motors

Passenger Vehicles by Autocar Pro News Desk Apr 12, 2018

Emilio Herrera replaces Kia Motors Europe, replacing Michael Cole who is assigned an undisclosed senior role at Kia Motor's global operations.

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Technology

FIA accepts Porsche as a Formula E manufacturer

Technology by Autocar Pro News Desk Apr 12, 2018

Porsche will develop its own powertrain for Formula E, which would be reflected in its upcoming road going models such as the e-tron GT.