Friday morning car news roundup, July 07, 2017

Top News: Dutch company buys into indiGO Auto Group - Automotive News: The group sells 11 luxury brands: Porsche, Audi, Jaguar, Land Rover, Rolls-Royce, Bentley, Aston Martin, Maserati, BMW, McLaren and Lamborghini. SAIC Motor takes over … [Continue reading]

Thursday morning car news roundup, July 6, 2017

Top News: US cars a tough sell in South Korea even as Trump targets trade deal - Reuters: U.S. imports do have a competitive advantage in electric cars: Tesla Motors' electric vehicles are seen as both environmentally friendly and trendy, ... … [Continue reading]

Wednesday morning car news roundup, July 5, 2017

Top News: Tesla And China: What The Electric Car Maker Can Learn From Porsche - Forbes: In autos, as in almost every other industry, China is now the largest market in the world. At the same time, China is also one of the most difficult … [Continue reading]

Tuesday morning car news roundup, July 4, 2017

Top News: Continental to invest in driverless mobility with EasyMile stake - Reuters: German auto parts and tyre maker Continental said on Tuesday it would take a minority stake in French autonomous driving company EasyMile and cooperate with it … [Continue reading]

Monday morning car news roundup, July 3, 2017

Top News: Ford sales fall 5.1% in June - Detroitnews: Analysts projections call for June to be one of the weakest sales months for the auto industry Toyota, Nissan, Honda sales edge up behind strong truck volume - Automotive News: Toyota, … [Continue reading]

Fremont, You Have A Problem, And It Starts With An M

Of course, this article was not really posthumously written by a Francesco Sagredo who died near 400 years ago. Feel free to speculate about the real face behind Francesco. Under Elon Musk’s leadership Tesla’s Model X arrived two years late and … [Continue reading]

Friday morning car news roundup, June 30, 2017

Top News: Lexus prepares seven-seat Range Rover rival for Tokyo motor show - Autocar: A UX entry-level SUV will come, as well as a seven-seat version of the RX, as patents are filed by parent company Toyota Electric Cars Are Coming Faster … [Continue reading]

Thursday morning car news roundup, June 29, 2017

Top News: Stuttgart prosecutors probe Porsche, Bosch about diesel emissions - Reuters: Prosecutors in Stuttgart have launched a preliminary probe against employees at German sportscar maker Porsche AG to see whether they were involved in … [Continue reading]