VW invests in electrification, seeks to strengthen alliances with battery makers and rival automakers

VW Group’s supervisory board is due to vote on a multi-billion-euro investment plan on Friday, including steps to retool three German plants to mass produce EVs and to explore alliances with battery partners and rival automakers.

2020 Toyota Corolla gets more pizazz, faces systemic market headwinds

The revamped 2020 Toyota Corolla sedan will hit the streets on a new platform and with a more powerful engine option and edgier design that gives off a more athletic look. The Corolla, consistently among the top-selling light vehicles in the U.S.

Honda recuperó buen nivel de producción en México, afirman

Arturo González Palomino, presidente de la Asociación de Distribuidores de Automotores del Estado de Guanajuato, asegura que la planta de Honda en Celaya, que se inundó en el mes de junio, ya está regularizando su producción.

El Passport revivido de Honda se ubicará entre CR-V y Pilot

El Passport de Honda, revivido como un ‘crossover’ de dos filas ubicado entre el CR-V y el Pilot, competirá el próximo año con el Ford Edge, el nuevo Blazer de Chevrolet, el Santa Fe de Hyundai y el Murano de Nissan.

2019 Rising Star nominations sought

Automotive News Europe needs your help to identify the Rising Stars in the European automotive industry. The award honors executives with a pan-European profile who have driven change, fostered innovation and made courageous decisions.

PSA said to mull closing Vauxhall factory post-Brexit

Two UK factories may be too many for British automaker Vauxhall, whose owner PSA is weighing its options in case of a dip in car demand post-Brexit.

Daimler Financial chairman’s retirement spurs leadership changes at Mercedes-Benz captive

Peter Zieringer, CEO of Mercedes-Benz Financial Services USA, will leave his post to lead Daimler Financial Services’ European operations. Peter Henn will replace him.

Why Elon Musk is tweeting about more trucks at Tesla

Elon Musk is apparently charting his way out of what he’s referred to as ‘delivery logistics hell’ by making acquisitions and lining up more contracts with car haulers.

Audi invierte 2.7 millones de dólares en planta tratadora de agua en México

Audi invirtió en la construcción de una planta de ósmosis inversa en la fábrica de San José Chiapa, Puebla, con el objetivo de reducir la extracción de agua de pozos y eliminar las descargas de aguas residuales.

Audi invierte 2.7 millones de dólares en planta tratadora de agua en México

Audi invirtió en la construcción de una planta de ósmosis inversa en la fábrica de San José Chiapa, Puebla, con el objetivo de reducir la extracción de agua de pozos y eliminar las descargas de aguas residuales.

Why Elon Musk is tweeting about more trucks at Tesla

Elon Musk is apparently charting his way out of what he’s referred to as ‘delivery logistics hell’ by making acquisitions and lining up more contracts with car haulers.

BMW preparing for no-deal Brexit given political uncertainty

BMW said it was continuing to prepare for a no-deal Brexit, given uncertainty around Prime Minister Theresa May’s deal after several of her ministers resigned in protest.

PSA said to mull closing Vauxhall factory post-Brexit

Two UK factories may be too many for British automaker Vauxhall, whose owner PSA is weighing its options in case of a dip in car demand post-Brexit.

Another Uber competitor plans push into Mexico City

China’ Didi Chuxing says it will butt heads with Uber in Mexico City, Latin America’s biggest metropolis, starting as soon as next month. And a startup owned by Daimler also is coming to town.