VW Kills Racing Program to Focus on EV Efforts

VW Kills Racing Program to Focus on EV Efforts

Rapidly shifting resources to its electrification program, Volkswagen announced Tuesday that it will effectively end its long ties to the racing world by closing down VW Motorsports GmbH. Funding for that program, along with its 169 employees, will be diverted to...
Fiat Latest FCA Brand to Commit to Switch to Electrics

Fiat Latest FCA Brand to Commit to Switch to Electrics

With the mandate to lower carbon emissions in Europe rapidly approaching, automakers on the continent are making the shift to zero-emissions products, mostly battery-electric vehicles, with the latest being Fiat. Officials at the Fiat Chrysler-owned brand said by the...
Mini Plans All-Electric John Cooper Works

Mini Plans All-Electric John Cooper Works

Effectively confirming a report by TheDetroitBureau.com a month back, Mini has formally announced plans to develop an all-electric version of its John Cooper Works hatchback. Mini only recently launched its first battery-electric vehicle, the Cooper SE, and officially...
EV Stakeholders Organize New Association: ZETA

EV Stakeholders Organize New Association: ZETA

More than two dozen companies with a stake in the development of electric vehicles are joining together to create a new trade association, the Zero Emission Transportation Association or ZETA for short. ZETA describes itself as “the first industry-backed coalition of...
Tesla CEO Musk Open to Possible Merger

Tesla CEO Musk Open to Possible Merger

The runup in Tesla stock has not only given the EV maker the title of “most valuable” due to its market cap, but also it means the company has some financial flexibility to grow the business — including acquiring a rival to expand its line-up and capabilities. CEO...
2022 Acura MDX Set to Make Its Debut

2022 Acura MDX Set to Make Its Debut

While the new 2021 TLX helped usher in an all-new design language for Honda’s luxury division, it’s the next-generation Acura MDX that will really give the brand some much-needed momentum. Acura has been teasing the fourth-generation SUV for several months, starting...
A Week With: 2020 Volvo V90 T6 AWD Inscription

A Week With: 2020 Volvo V90 T6 AWD Inscription

Volvo elected to ship the 2020 V90 T6 AWD Inscription to the U.S. because it is a smart, practical vehicle that provides a comfortable ride that ought to appeal to discerning customers searching for something different. Overview: The Volvo V90 is distinctive without...