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Report: Audi May Source EV Batteries from BYD

August 29, 2019 at 3:55 PM

Volkswagen AG’s Audi unit is in “advanced” talks with China's BYD Co. as a battery supplier for Chinese market electric vehicles, sources tell Bloomberg News.

Aptera Relaunches, Targets 1,000-Mile EV

August 29, 2019 at 1:52 PM

The co-founders of California electric vehicle startup Aptera Motors, which went bankrupt in 2011, are relaunching the company with plans for a lightweight, three-wheeler that can travel 1,000 miles per charge.

Tesla Launches Its Own Auto Insurance Service

August 29, 2019 at 2:05 AM

Tesla Inc. has introduced its own low-cost insurance service for California buyers of its electric cars.

Amazon Ponders a Stake in Indonesia’s Go-Jek

August 28, 2019 at 2:33 PM

Amazon.com Inc. reportedly may acquire a stake in Indonesian ride-hailing service Go-Jek Group.

Toyota, Suzuki Expand Partnership

August 28, 2019 at 9:56 AM

Toyota Motor Corp. and Suzuki Motor Corp. have agreed to buy small equity stakes in each other as part of the expanding partnership between the Japanese carmakers.

Dana Buys e-Powertrain Specialist

August 28, 2019 at 8:48 AM

Dana Inc. has acquired Canada’s Nordresa Motors Inc., which integrates electric drivetrains into commercial vehicles.

Lyft Profitable by 2021?

August 27, 2019 at 5:31 PM

Chicago-based securities firm Guggenheim Partners LLC predicts ride-hailing service Lyft Inc. will turn a profit in 2021, two years sooner than its previous outlook.

Hyundai Touts Improved Electric Scooter

August 27, 2019 at 9:27 AM

Hyundai Motor Co. says its latest prototype electric scooter is lighter, more efficient and easier to drive than its original 2017 design.

Ford Exec Predicts 4-Year Life for Robo Taxis

August 26, 2019 at 6:46 PM

Autonomous ride-hailing vehicles likely will have to be replaced about every four years due to high usage rates, according to a Ford Motor Co. executive.

Sony, Yamaha Partner on Autonomous Video Pod

August 26, 2019 at 6:03 PM

Sony Corp. and Yamaha Motor Co. have developed a self-driving demonstration vehicle that is fitted with large display screens throughout its interior and exterior.

Volvo Updates Subscription Service

August 26, 2019 at 4:53 PM

Volvo Car Corp. is updating its vehicle subscription plan to include more models and give dealer’s greater access and flexibility.

The Amazing Alfonso Albaisa

By: Gary S. Vasilash - August 26, 2019 at 12:00 PM

You can tell a lot about a person when it comes to handling a staff departure