GM: ‘We Need to Win’ in Europe
General Motors Co. vice chairman Steve Girsky says the company’s European unit Opel AG has made dramatic progress, but still has a lot of work to do. “We saved the company but didn’t make it great yet, and now it’s time to make it great.” More
With Autopilot in Slow Traffic, Mercedes Steps Toward Driverless Cars
Inching through bumper-to-bumper traffic, finding a space in a crowded garage, or squeezing into a tight parking spot can try the patience of any driver. Unless, of course, that driver isn’t a driver at all.
Ghosn Says Nissan Won’t Cede Battery Car Leadership
There were plenty of skeptics when Nissan announced plans to put a high-volume battery-electric vehicle into production, more than a few automakers contending there would be no market for the green technology and predicting the Japanese automaker might as well throw its money down a well.
VW Vows to be EV Industry Leader by 2018
Volkswagen AG is betting big on electric vehicles and gas-electric hybrids. The automaker, which until now has emphasized diesels in its green strategy, came to the Frankfurt Motor Show with its e-Up electric vehicle and an electric version of its Golf hatchback called the e-Golf. VW pledged to bring as many as 40 EVs and hybrids to market around the world.
Tesla Eyes UK Fleet Market with Model S Electric Luxury Car
UK fleet sales are to play a major role in Tesla Motors’ ambitions for its Model S electric luxury car, according to EU sales director Bryan Batista.