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VW CEO interested in buying Tesla stake, report says

VW CEO interested in buying Tesla stake, report says

VW CEO Herbert Diess believes the automaker could profit from Tesla's competence in the fields of batteries and software, a German business magazine said.


Audi to join Daimler, BMW self-driving tech alliance, report says

Audi to join Daimler, BMW self-driving tech alliance, report says

The automakers will cooperate on developing advanced technology for autonomous driving systems, a German business magazine said.


Hyundai teases concept EV for Frankfurt

Hyundai teases concept EV for Frankfurt

The concept's angular concept, shown in a teaser image, is inspired by looking back at the company's design in the 1970s, Hyundai said.


DoorDash acquires autonomous tech company Scotty Labs

DoorDash acquires autonomous tech company Scotty Labs

"Our core belief at Scotty has always been that Autonomy + Remote Assistance will be the future of logistics," Scotty Labs CEO Tobenna Arodiogbu wrote on Medium.


BYD profit triples as EV boom continues

BYD profit triples as EV boom continues

BYD sold 145,653 so-called new energy vehicles between January and June, up 95 percent from a year earlier. It also sold 82,419 gasoline models, down 45 percent.


Ford supplier touts engine shroud

Ford supplier touts engine shroud's noise reduction in Explorer

Continental Structural Plastics, the Japanese-owned composites supplier, is manufacturing the Ford Explorer's engine shroud at its plant near the Ohio-Pennsylvania border.


Goldman Sachs explores sale of service contract unit Safe-Guard, report says

Goldman Sachs explores sale of service contract unit Safe-Guard, report says

Goldman Sachs is working with advisers on an auction for Safe-Guard, though there is no certainty a deal will be reached, sources told Reuters.


Audi to slot high-powered RS 6 Avant wagon in U.S. lineup

Audi to slot high-powered RS 6 Avant wagon in U.S. lineup

The redesigned wagon, on sale in North America next year, boasts a 591 hp twin-turbo powered V-8 engine mated to an eight-speed automatic transmission and all-wheel-drive, producing 590 pounds-feet of torque.


Trump criticizes Ford for backing Calif. mpg plan

Trump criticizes Ford for backing Calif. mpg plan

Last month, Ford, Honda, BMW and Volkswagen reached a voluntary agreement with California on fuel efficiency rules, defying Trump and his administration's effort to strip the state of the right to fight climate change by setting its own standards.


Waymo opens AV sensor data for researchers

Waymo opens AV sensor data for researchers

The data set being released is intended to help university and private researchers make advancements in self-driving technology.