Final Assembly

Diamler concept does double duty

Daimler is developing an autonomous electric vehicle that can switch between being a people carrier and a delivery van, as the automaker seeks an edge over rivals such as Alphabet's Waymo and Deutsche Post in shaping the future of mobility.

VW foresaw light-truck shift. Right?

A 1964 Volkswagen of America print advertisement offers clues to why cars are in steep decline today.


British car pioneer awarded

British sports car booster Kjell Qvale, who died in 2013, has been inducted into the British Sports Car Hall of Fame.

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Diamler concept does double duty

Daimler is developing an autonomous electric vehicle that can switch between being a people carrier and a delivery van, as the automaker seeks an edge over rivals such as Alphabet's Waymo and Deutsche Post in shaping the future of mobility.

The final say...

Volkswagon Group CEO Herbert Diess anticipates challenges of launching 80 new electric vehicles across its brands by 2025.

British car pioneer awarded

British sports car booster Kjell Qvale, who died in 2013, has been inducted into the British Sports Car Hall of Fame.

Another Porsche 959 takes its lumps

What's interesting about the 1987 Porsche 959 that Mecum auctions planned to sell during Monterey Car Week -- besides the fact that it is one of only 294 produced -- is that it is literally a wreck.

Snetterton welcomes iconic Citroen 2CV

This month, Snetterton, an English racetrack accustomed to hosting the elite of British motorsports, welcomed a collection of one of Europe's most iconic vehicles, often derided for its looks and speed, for the annual 24-hour Citroen 2CV race.

Just give them a choice

Lexus global president Yoshihiro Sawa says electric vehicles will not suit everyone and buyers will need choices.


COMMENTARY: Michael Wayland
Function without the flair

The 2019 Chevrolet Silverado may set a new industry standard for engineering and ride. It's a smooth and nimble V-8 tjat os a joy to drive. However, the new truck lacks features and amenities -- particularly on the interior -- that are key for attracting younger and luxury buyers.


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