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Daimler, Bosch Get New Autonomous Parking Approval

Daimler, Bosch Get New Autonomous Parking Approval

Daimler AG and Robert Bosch GmbH have gained approval to experiment with an automated driving system that won’t employ a “safety driver.” Until now, experiments with self-driving vehicles by companies such as Waymo, Uber and Cruise Automation, GM’s automated-driving...
Volvo Recalling  507,000 Vehicles Due to Fire Risk

Volvo Recalling 507,000 Vehicles Due to Fire Risk

Volvo Car Group is recalling about 507,000 vehicles around the world due to a potential fire risk. The recalled vehicles have a faulty engine component and affect a series of models from the company. The recall affects the S60, S80, S90, V40, V60, V70, V90, XC60, and...
Ford Cutting Production, Jobs in Canada

Ford Cutting Production, Jobs in Canada

Ford Motor Co. is preparing to trim production and idle 200 employees in September at its Canadian assembly plant in Oakville, Ontario, building utility vehicles and could idle more employees at the plant in January 2020. Ford said cuts follow a slowdown in sales of...
First Drive: BMW X4 xDrive30i

First Drive: BMW X4 xDrive30i

Pickup trucks get ample attention these but there is plenty of buzz around other segments that didn’t even exist until recently – such as the growing niche compact luxury sport-utes. The 2019 BMW X4, for example, has landed in the midst of a fierce competition with...
A C8 Corvette Q&A with GM President Mark Reuss

A C8 Corvette Q&A with GM President Mark Reuss

The new 2020 Chevrolet Corvette broke cover on Thursday night, and the sports car will be boasting some impressive numbers. The first-ever mid-engine ‘Vette will get a big bump in power, with its 6.2-liter naturally aspirated V-8 rated at 495 horsepower and 470...
Oliver Zipse Up Job as BMW’s Next CEO

Oliver Zipse Up Job as BMW’s Next CEO

When pro sports teams lose the top player in a position, coaches often rely on the phrase “next man up” when it comes a replacement. BMW’s found its “next man” for the role of CEO: Oliver Zipse. The Bavarian automaker named 55-year-old Zipse as its new chief...
Mercedes-AMG Updates GLC 43 SUV and Coupe for 2019

Mercedes-AMG Updates GLC 43 SUV and Coupe for 2019

Mercedes-Benz and its performance partner, AMG, continue to roll out updated versions of already-successful models. The most recent case being the 2019 GLC 43 SUV and coupe. The new models received a slew of updates for the next model year, including a horsepower...