Economics

Trump Says Foreign Cars Are No Security Threat

March 22, 2019 at 6:14 PM

When asked by Fox Business Network today if imported foreign cars present a security risk to the U.S., President Donald Trump replied, “Well, no.”

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Speeding EV, Autonomous Car Development

Dassault Systemes has expanded its core expertise in software for design and engineering to vehicle electrification, autonomous cars and advanced driver aid systems.

2018 Jeep Wrangler: Some Things to Know

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Design, materials, powertrain and manufacturing details about what is arguably the quintessential vehicle in the Jeep lineup.

Economics

Trump Says Foreign Cars Are No Security Threat

When asked by Fox Business Network today if imported foreign cars present a security risk to the U.S., President Donald Trump replied, “Well, no.”

Legal

JLR Wins Copycat Case Against Jiangling SUV

Jaguar Land Rover Ltd. has won a 3-year-old lawsuit against China’s Jiangling Motors Corp. that accused the company of selling a vehicle that copied several design features of the Range Rover Evoque SUV.   

Legal

Tesla Says Ex-Employee Stole 300,000 Data Files

Tesla Inc. says in a lawsuit that a former employee copied 300,000 files about the company’s Autopilot self-driving system before leaving for a job with China's Xiaopeng Motors Technology Co.

Tech

Hyundai Touts Redesigned Sonata Platform

Hyundai Motor Co. says the third-generation Sonata midsize sedan’s all-new platform is lighter, safer, stronger and more durable than the previous architecture, while enabling improved driving dynamics.

EV-Hybrid

Oslo Taxis Will Get Wireless Charging Tech

As part of a requirement that all new taxis in Oslo to be electric vehicles by 2023, the Norwegian capital will install a network of wireless charging systems.

Powertrain

Mazda Will Bring Next-Gen Engine to U.S., Eventually

Mazda Motor Corp. has no immediate plans to offer its latest Skyactiv-D diesel engine and all-new Skyactiv-X homogeneous-charge-compression-ignition (HCCI) technology in the U.S.

EV-Hybrid

GM to Add EV Production at Michigan Plant

General Motors Co. confirms media reports that it will invest $300 million to prepare its assembly plant in Orion Township, Mich., to make an all-new Chevrolet electric vehicle.

Tech

McLaren Ramps Up Carbon Fiber Plant

McLaren Automotive Ltd.’s new Composite Technology Center in Sheffield, England, has produced its first prototype carbon fiber chassis.

Sales

Commercial Truck Sales in Europe Rise 5%

Demand for commercial trucks and buses across Europe grew to 187,900 units in February from 179,500 units a year earlier, reports trade group ACEA.

New Product

Toyota Confirms Second-Gen GT86 Sports Car

Toyota Motor Corp. says it is moving forward with plans to launch a second-generation version of the GT86 sports coupe.