Wednesday morning car news roundup, April 12, 2017

Top News: GM's 'Unbranded' ad for Chevy Malibu wins new Nielsen award - Automotive News: Chevrolet's "Unbranded" ad for the 2016 Malibu won the first-ever Automotive Tech Ad of the Year award from Nielsen during the 11th annual Automotive … [Continue reading]

Tuesday morning car news roundup, April 11, 2017

Top News:   FedEx Freight calls for US self-driving truck laws - FT: While many self-driving car companies have lobbied to test passenger vehicles with no human drivers (and even no steering wheels), large logistics... Cadillac Fairview … [Continue reading]

Monday morning car news roundup, April 10, 2017

Top News: China's SAIC says not signed formal agreement to buy GM's India plant - Reuters: SAIC Motor Corp has not signed any formal agreement with General Motors to take over the latter's car plant in the western Indian state of Gujarat, the … [Continue reading]

Renault-Nissan Alliance Trounces Tesla 2:1 (Or Worse.)

“Tesla is cooking with gas while Renault-Nissan has dropped the ball,” told me a media colleague the other day. His name shall remain unmentioned, not only due to his use of inappropriately mixed metaphors. His comment made me dig up some numbers, … [Continue reading]

Friday morning car news roundup, April 7, 2017

Top News: Ford plans to launch Ranger pickup truck in China in 2018 - Reuters: Ford Motor Co plans to launch its mid-size Ranger pickup truck in China in 2018, hoping to draw more Chinese consumers, who generally prefer sport-utility vehicles … [Continue reading]

Wednesday morning car news roundup, April 05, 2017

Top News: Mitsubishi to play key role in global assault on car giants - FT: But when executives from Nissan were parachuted into the scandal-scarred Japanese carmaker six months ago, they faced a task so mountainous... Amazon acquires right … [Continue reading]

Tuesday morning car news roundup, April 4, 2017

Top News:   Volvo recruits former BMW, GM exec to lead procurement - Automotive News: Volvo has lured former BMW and General Motors purchasing executive Martina Buchhauser to lead procurement at the fast-expanding automaker. Another … [Continue reading]

Monday morning car news roundup, April 03, 2017

Top News: Tesla delivers quarterly record of 25000 vehicles in first quarter - Reuters: Tesla delivers quarterly record of 25,000 vehicles in first quarter ... Tesla has said it expects to deliver 47,000 to 50,000 Model S and Model X vehicles … [Continue reading]