Volvo Cars sets up its first plant in the USA
The company’s first US facility in South Carolina complements its two manufacturing plants and an engine plant in Europe, three car factories and an engine plant in China, and...
China slashes car import tariffs to boost trade, global OEMs laud move
by Autocar Pro News Desk , 22 May 2018
Restrictions on the world’s largest new car market are being loosened to boost automotive development.
Mahindra Thar-based off-roader to enter USA as Mahindra Thor?
by Sumantra B Barooah 10 Nov 2017
Autocar Professional learns from sources that an off-roader based on the Mahindra Thar – to be called the Thor – is lined up for launch in the USA, po...
First American crude oil shipment to reach India by end-September
by Autocar Pro News Desk , 17 Aug 2017
The first lot of two million barrels of American crude oil left the US between August 6-14 and are likely to reach Paradip (Odisha) in the last week o...
M&M looks overseas for second home, steps up globalisation of farm equ...
by Sumantra B Barooah 02 Mar 2017
Mahindra & Mahindra, which does not have a full-fledged manufacturing plant abroad, could be exploring setting up a plant in the USA where it enjoys a...
The American who made it big in China
by Sumantra B Barooah , 21 Jan 2017
Many move to the USA to live the American dream. But here’s the story of an American who has made it big in China. Jack Perkowski, founder & managing ...
Donald Trump versus the automotive industry
by Jimi Beckwith, Autocar UK 18 Jan 2017
Trump’s views on Mexican-built cars has divided car makers’ responses between compliant and defiant – see how each has reacted here.
Volkswagen to pay $ 4.3 billion to USA for dieselgate
by Autocar Pro News Desk , 11 Jan 2017
The settlement with American authorities also pushes costs beyond the € 18.2 billion the company had set aside to cover the costs.
Volkswagen’s Oliver Schmidt arrested by FBI in dieselgate case
by Sam Sheehan, Autocar UK 11 Jan 2017
Schmidt is accused of conspiring to keep US regulators from finding VW’s cheat software back in 2014; more arrests are planned.
China’s GAC Motors plots US entry by 2020
by Sam Sheehan, Autocar UK 10 Jan 2017
GAC Motors brought a hybrid crossover, SUV and electric car to Detroit to show its intent for North America.
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles confirms new $1 billion investment in the US...
by Autocar Pro News Desk , 09 Jan 2017
Production moves solidify US as the global manufacturing hub for flagship Jeep products.
Toyota ‘looks forward to collaborating’ after Donald Trump’s tweet
by Autocar Pro News Desk , 06 Jan 2017
Japanese carmaker becomes latest subject of US president-elect’s diatribe against Make In Mexico.
GM should stop making Chevy Cruze in Mexico, or pay border tax: Donald...
by Autocar Pro News Desk , 04 Jan 2017
Mexico, in the recent past, has become an attractive investment destination for foreign automakers thanks to its labour costs, which are said to be a ...
GKN Driveline to invest $179 million to expand North Carolina faciliti...
by Autocar Pro News Desk , 21 Dec 2016
The investment will occur over the next five years and will create 302 jobs.
Chevrolet delivers first Bolt EVs to customers in the US
by Autocar Pro News Desk , 14 Dec 2016
The Bolt EV offers an EPA-estimated 238 miles / 380 kilometres of range on a full charge.
Michigan approves autonomous car testing without steering wheel
by Alisdair Suttie, Autocar UK 14 Dec 2016
The US state of Michigan now allows the testing of autonomous vehicles with no steering wheel on public roads.
VW emissions scandal: $14.7bn settlement approved as biggest in US his...
by Jimi Beckwith and Doug Revolta, Autocar UK 26 Oct 2016
Volkswagen will buy back or fix 475,000 cars in the US, and all owners are set to get compensation of up to $10,000 (Rs 631,000).
One-off crash test to demonstrate safety standards in developing count...
by Phill Tromans, Autocar UK 21 Oct 2016
A one-off crash test between two versions of the same car – one sold in Mexico, one sold in the USA – will demonstrate the gulf in safety standards
General Motors developing fuel cell pick-up truck for US Army
by Autocar Pro News Desk , 21 Oct 2016
The Chevrolet Colorado ZH2 concept is an electric truck powered by hydrogen fuel-cells, and is based on a modified version of the standard Colorado ch...
US Postal service picks Mahindra to develop next-gen delivery vehicle ...
by Autocar Pro News Desk , 12 Oct 2016
Mahindra is one of six vehicle manufacturers the USPS has selected to produce prototypes for testing and evaluation.
UM Motorcycles to export made-in-India bikes to the USA
by Sumantra B Barooah , 21 Sep 2016
The American manufacturer, which has an assembly plant in Uttarakhand, plans to begin exports in a year’s time. It is also seriously considering plans...