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Hyundai taps growing EV market with Kona SUV

Oct. 19, 2018 06:01 CET

The Hyundai Kona Electric SUV is off to a fast start in Europe as it is the first battery-powered model from the automaker for which demand is exceeding production. The current waiting time for the small crossover is more than six months.
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Audi enters electric era with e-tron crossover
Oct. 11, 2018 06:01 CET

Audi hopes the 400-plus-km range of its new e-tron electric crossover and the vehicle's reproducible acceleration will entice customers to switch to a zero-emissions car. ...

 

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Ferrari Monza supercars will earn $755 million in revenue
Oct. 3, 2018 06:01 CET

Ferrari plans to sell 499 units of the Monza SP1 and SP2 supercars with a 1.6 million euro ($1.85 million) price tag that will equate to 654 million euros ($755 million) ...

 

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Hyundai taps growing EV market with Kona SUV

Oct. 19, 2018 06:01 CET
The Hyundai Kona Electric SUV is off to a fast start in Europe as it is the first battery-powered model from the automaker for which demand is exceeding production. The current waiting time for the small crossover is more than six months.

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Audi enters electric era with e-tron crossover

Oct. 11, 2018 06:01 CET
Audi hopes the 400-plus-km range of its new e-tron electric crossover and the vehicle's reproducible acceleration will entice customers to switch to a zero-emissions car.

2018 PARIS AUTO SHOW

Ferrari Monza supercars will earn $755 million in revenue

Oct. 3, 2018 06:01 CET
Ferrari plans to sell 499 units of the Monza SP1 and SP2 supercars with a 1.6 million euro ($1.85 million) price tag that will equate to 654 million euros ($755 million) over two years of production.

Ferrari's Icona retro line aimed at top of the market

Sept. 20, 2018 06:01 CET
Ferrari's limited-edition, retro-styled Monza supercars are part of the automaker's new Icona line. The line's models, which are inspired by iconic past Ferraris, are expected to boost profit margins because they are aimed at the automaker's most passionate and wealthiest owners.

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Peugeot touts Rifter's space and tech features

Sept. 19, 2018 06:01 CET
Peugeot has designed the new Rifter, the passenger variant of the automaker's small cargo van, to appeal to buyers of both SUVs and minivans.

Seat counts on Tarraco to retain rich customers

Sept. 18, 2018 06:01 CET
Seat expects its new Tarraco flagship SUV to further boost the company's profitability by retaining customers who are looking to move up to a bigger, more high-end model.

Audi packs e-tron EV with interconnected features

Sept. 18, 2018 06:01 CET
The Audi e-tron will offer a 95-kilowatt-hour battery, full-time all-wheel drive and a host of interconnected features to make owning the automaker's first series full-electric vehicle more enjoyable.

Ferrari seeks profit boost from retro-styled Monza

Sept. 18, 2018 11:20 CET
Ferrari's latest special-edition supercar will be called the Monza and will broaden the automaker's offering of models costing more than $1 million that earn high margins.

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Renault's revived Alpine races to keep pace with demand

Sept. 11, 2018 09:37 CET
Since Renault launched the Alpine A110, the new brand has taken 5,000 reservations, resulting in a 14-month waiting time. Now Alpine is increasing production to 20 cars a day from 15 to keep pace with demand.

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Mercedes gives new GLE semi-autonomous tech

Sept. 11, 2018 23:57 CET
The Mercedes GLE gets semi-autonomous technologies and all-new engines including a plug-in hybrid.

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BMW returns to roadster market with Z4

Aug. 23, 2018 19:19 CET
BMW is returning into the roadster market with the revival of the Z4 -- a car whose predecessor helped to spark a renaissance in small sporty coupes and burnished the brand's driving bona fides with the Z1, and later the Z3, in the 1990s.

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Peugeot aims sleek 508 at SUV buyers

Aug. 16, 2018 06:01 CET
Peugeot has transformed the 508 midsize sedan into a hatchback to add versatility and attract SUV and crossover buyers who have been abandoning the sedan-heavy segment.

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Jaguar showcases I-Pace's SUV skills

Aug. 7, 2018 15:48 CET
The Jaguar I-Pace's versatility shows it is much at home tackling tough terrain as it is blazing around a Formula One racetrack.

Audi adds connectivity features to bigger Q3

July 25, 2018 07:54 CET
Audi has made its Q3 bigger and added more tech and connectivity equipment for the compact SUV's second-generation.

Porsche gives updated Macan improved handling

July 25, 2018 11:01 CET
Porsche has updated its Macan crossover with a fresher design, improved handling, as well as more comfort and connectivity features.

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Mahindra places big bet small crossover

July 20, 2018 06:01 CET
Mahindra & Mahindra are hoping to get a much larger slice of the European car market with the launch of their KUV 100 small crossover. Last year, the Indian automaker sold fewer than 800 vehicles, but hopes to lift this to 10,000 a year by 2021 with the KUV 100's help.

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Volvo counts on V60 wagon to help balance SUV surge

June 28, 2018 06:01 CET
Volvo is counting on the V60 station wagon to provide a strong alternative to buyers who are looking for something other than the SUV body types that have accounted for roughly half of the Swedish brand's global sales this year.

Audi drops A1 diesel variant due to low demand

June 20, 2018 14:38 CET
Audi's new A1 Sportback subcompact hatchback will launch without a diesel version and will only be available in a five-door format.

2018 PARIS AUTO SHOW

Suzuki keeps Jimny's gritty look for new generation

June 20, 2018 09:27 CET
Suzuki is gearing up to launch the fourth generation of its long-running Jimny small SUV 20 years after the third-generation model went on sale. Pictures released by Suzuki show the same angular two-box design that the Jimny has had since its launch in 1970.

Volvo's new S60 signals 'dynamic' powertrain changes

June 20, 2018 17:15 CET
The redesigned Volvo S60 compact sports sedan will be Volvo's first U.S.-manufactured vehicle and its first new-generation model to be sold without a diesel variant.

BMW 8 series will offer 320-hp diesel in Europe

June 15, 2018 19:27 CET
BMW is reintroducing the 8 series with a diesel engine, which the automaker said is unprecedented in the car's segment.

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Kia shakes up Ceed family

June 15, 2018 06:01 CET
Kia is shaking up its Ceed compact car family in response to the rising popularity of SUVs and crossovers. Besides giving the latest-generation model advanced safety technology, a cleaner diesel engine and a better ride, Kia will add new variants.

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Ford gives new Focus multiple personalities

June 12, 2018 11:46 CET
Ford says it has has injected more emotion and personality into the new Focus compact in a bid to raise prices and claw back customers lost to premium cars.

Audi Q8 debuts with plans for autonomous parking system

June 5, 2018 17:50 CET
Audi's Q8 flagship SUV will offer a feature called garage pilot that will allow the driver to be outside the vehicle as it autonomously enters or exits a parking space.

BMW X5 gains space, off-road package

June 5, 2018 21:52 CET
BMW's new X5 SUV is getting a major styling makeover and will be larger than its predecessor with extra passenger and cargo room.

 
Daimler loses complicated, costly refrigerant battle

Christiaan Hetzner
3:00 pm U.S. ET | Oct. 19 2018

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Daimler's profit warning, its second this year, brought back an old issue many might have forgotten: ...
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Why Porsche's CFO calls Germany's digital infrastructure a 'catastrophe'

Christiaan Hetzner
12:01 am U.S. ET | Oct. 19 2018

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Porsche's CFO and IT boss says that Germany's digital infrastructure "is an absolute catastrophe" th ...
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Could Jaguar become an EV-only brand?

Jay Ramey
12:01 am U.S. ET | Oct. 17 2018

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Could Jaguar become an EV-only brand? That's the strategy under consideration by company leaders, on ...
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German automakers' opposition to CO2 goal may backfire

Christiaan Hetzner
4:03 am U.S. ET | Oct. 11 2018

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German-led efforts to water down calls for a 40 percent cut in new-car CO2 emissions by 2030 may hav ...
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Daimler should consider Porsche exec as next finance chief

Christiaan Hetzner
8:29 am U.S. ET | Oct. 9 2018

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Lutz Meschke, Porsche's finance chief has done a remarkable job at the automaker, ensuring double-di ...
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How women are tackling the industry's glass ceiling

Peter Sigal
7:28 am U.S. ET | Oct. 5 2018

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To say that the automotive industry is male-dominated is an understatement. ...
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Why China is by far the world's largest market for full-electric cars

Luca Ciferri
12:01 am U.S. ET | Oct. 5 2018

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China is the largest market for EVs in the world after finding the simple formula for success: Combi ...
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Why Russia's Rolls rival fails to impress

Nick Gibbs
12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 28 2018

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Russia's luxury Aurus brand aspires to rival Bentley and Rolls-Royce, not just in Russia but in Euro ...
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Riding in ZF's 'flying billboard'


9:11 am U.S. ET | Sept. 25 2018

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ZF Friedrichshafen began making gears for the Zeppelin airships back in 1900. ...
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Rising Star starts new adventure

Douglas A. Bolduc
5:50 am U.S. ET | Sept. 21 2018

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Former Mazda Europe executive and 2017 Rising Star Christian Ohm is starting a new adventure this month. ...
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