Automakers And Suppliers

Philippine inventor's goal: Cut travel times with passenger drone

Kyxz Mendiola has unveiled what he calls a flying sports car that represents the future of transport, riding it out of a warehouse towards a cheering crowd, leaving a cloud of dust in his wake.


Automakers trigger Brexit contingency plans as 'no deal' fears grow

Automakers in Britain have triggered some Brexit contingency plans, such as certifying models in EU markets outside of the U.K. They are also redrawing production schedules and stockpiling parts to defend against any loss of unfettered trade with mainland Europe.

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Lighthizer: U.S. won't wait for Canada on new NAFTA deal

The United States is moving forward on its bilateral trade deal with Mexico that has implications for the auto industry even if Canada is left out because negotiators can't resolve their sharp differences over dairy and a dispute resolution system, U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said.

Chevy's next Tahoe adds independent rear suspension

Spy photos of the next-generation Chevrolet Tahoe undergoing road tests in Milford, Mich., show the large SUV with an independent rear suspension, a notable engineering change from its traditional live axle design.

Musk says Tesla making its own car carriers

The company is upgrading its logistics system but running into an "extreme" shortage of car carrier trailers, CEO Elon Musk tweeted on Monday in response to a customer who ordered a Model 3 in June but has yet to receive the car.

Blisters and Easter eggs: What people think of Audi e-tron

The 2019 Audi e-tron, shown in San Francisco last week, is the automaker's first full-electric vehicle. Set to arrive in the second quarter of 2019, the e-tron has a 95-kilowatt-hour battery, standard all-wheel drive and is able to automatically adjust its ride height up to 3 inches, lowering itself at highway speeds to reduce drag. It will come in two standard trims as well as a special First Edition model limited to 999 vehicles. The e-tron starts at $75,795, including shipping.

NTSB calls for safety measures to combat surge in pedestrian deaths

The National Transportation Safety Board proposed a three-pronged approach to combat pedestrian fatalities, which have soared. The board called for NHTSA to establish guidelines for improvements to vehicle design, such as better headlight standards and pedestrian-detection systems.

California weighs an additional $2,000 subsidy for EVs

California will hold a hearing this week on offering a $4,500 subsidy for each electric vehicle sold in the state, up from the current $2,500, even as customers from Tesla and GM face the loss of even bigger federal credits. State regulators will also look at heftier subsidies for fast-charging facilities for EVs and hydrogen stations for fuel cell vehicles.

U.S. supplier IAC wins in Europe by focusing on premium automakers

U.S.-based International Automotive Components Group has seen a decline in its heartland, which has helped boost the prominence of its European unit. The division's boss, Jonas Nilsson, told Automotive News Europe how he plans to further grow the supplier's European business.


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