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Uber orders 24,000 SUVs from Volvo to build a fleet of self-driving taxis

Volvo Cars Corp., the Swedish auto giant, today revealed that Uber Technologies Inc. has placed a landmark order for up to 24,000 SUVs in a bid to …

Transportation

Uber Hints at Detour With Volvo Deal - Bloomberg Gadfly

For all its technical complexity, Uber is a relatively easy-to-understand business. The company doesn't own physical assets or employ drivers. …

Business

Automakers Rebuke Trump’s Nafta Stance in Call for More Free Trade

Instead of threatening to pull out of Nafta, the Trump administration should be courting new trade partners to boost U.S. jobs and exports, the head …

Business

Mercedes Steps Up Electric-Van Push to Counter Deutsche Post

Mercedes-Benz is ramping up its offering of electric delivery vans after Deutsche Post AG switched from customer to competitor with the successful …

Transportation

Volkswagen Shares Rise As World's Second-Largest Carmaker Details New Investment

Volkswagen AG (VLKAY) shares were one of the top gainers in Frankfurt Monday after the world's second-largest automaker said it would pump more than …

Automotive Industry

Start-ups share R900k at Mercedes-Benz challenge

The challenge provides a gateway for start-ups to grow and sustain their businesses.<p>Mercedes-Benz SA (MBSA) has announced the winners of its R900 000 …

Innovation

Mercedes Taking Orders for eVito Electric Mid-Sized Van

Mercedes expects to begin deliveries in the second half of 2018<p>Daimler AG - Global Communicatio—Daimler AG<p>It’s amazing to me that whenever you talk …

Autos

Musk’s “Hardcore Smack-Down” To Gasoline Vehicles

Elon Musk unveiled Tesla’s new electric Semi truck, which he said “will blow your mind clear out of your skull and into an alternate dimension.”<p>The …

Kelley Blue Book

The new E-Class continues a long and happy aesthetic adventure for Mercedes coupés

Mercedes-Benz makes beautiful coupés. It always has done, ever since the 1920s and 30s, when its two-door cars stood a head and shoulders above everything else. Fashions in car styling have come and gone, but the way in which Mercedes has managed to create beauty out of a simple two-door body shape …

Transportation

Mercedes-Benz shows off its new electric vans

Daimler is expanding its electrification plans to include Mercedes-Benz's successful line of commercial vans.<p>The German auto conglomerate announced …

Electric Vehicles

New Mercedes-Benz CLS Teased Ahead of LA Auto Show

The original four-door coupe evolves.<p>Daimler AG<p>Due for a full reveal at the L.A. Auto Show later this month, Mercedes-Benz has released a small tease …

Trucks

Industry 4.0 Market Growth Rate Research Report, Analytical Overview, Opportunity Assessment, Future Plans and Trends by Forecast 2022

November 18 09:48 2017<p>Market Research Future<p>Market Research Future published a research report on “Industry 4.0 Market Research Report – Forecast …

Manufacturing

The 40 best gadgets of 2017

From smart-speakers and virtual bikes to robot vacuums and indestructible cables, here is the year’s most covetable technology<p><b>1</b> TOY ROBOT<br>UBTech Jimu Astrobot Kit (£190)<p>You can assemble one of three robotswith this Lego-like kit, each fully mobile and equipped with an infra-red sensor to helpit …

Gear & Gadgets

Tesla gets high-profile orders from Wal-mart, JB Hunt for its electric semi-truck

Tesla Inc on 17 November got high-profile orders from Wal-Mart Stores Inc and fleet operator J.B. Hunt for its <b>future electric truck</b>, but would-be …

Transportation

Elon Musk unveils Tesla electric truck – and a surprise new sports car

Using diesel trucks now ‘economic suicide’, says Musk – but questions persist over company’s capacity to meet demand<p>Elon Musk unveiled Tesla’s first electric semi-truck on Thursday evening at an event in Los Angeles that also included the surprise reveal of a new Tesla sports car.<p>The new Roadster, …

United Parcel Service

2019 Mercedes-Benz CLS teased ahead of LA debut

Mercedes-Benz is the next automaker on the teaser train with a shadowy looks at its four-door coupe.<p>The 2017 Los Angeles auto show is just around the corner, which means it's teaser time! Mercedes-Benz is the next automaker on the teaser train with a shadowy looks at its upcoming 2019 CLS.<p>Here's …

Trucks

Even With Beijing Pushing, Electric Cars Prove Hard to Start

GUANGZHOU—Electric vehicles aren’t yet living up to the hype, auto makers in China are finding, as they churn out more EVs than they can sell to satisfy government directives.<p>Beijing tempts buyers with subsidies and the construction of a vast charging network—and pushes consumers to buy electric …

Electric Vehicles

Volkswagen to Invest More Than EUR34 Billion in Electric, Autonomous Cars

Volkswagen AG (VOW.XE) said Friday that it plans to invest 34 billion euros ($40.03 billion) by the end of 2022 as it bids to position itself as a market leader in electric and autonomous vehicles.<p>The German car maker said most of the investment would be directed toward the electrification and …

Tesla Unveils Electric Semi Truck

Tesla Inc. CEO Elon Musk on Thursday unveiled the company’s long-awaited electric semi truck at an event outside Los Angeles. The Tesla Semi, with …

How Big Automakers Plan to Crush Tesla | Investopedia

Innovative electric car maker Tesla Inc. (TSLA) is up against stiff competition from the big automakers, Barron's reports. These established rivals …

Transportation

OMV Joins E-Mobility Joint Venture Ionity

OMV AG (OMV.VI) said Friday that it has become a partner in Ionity, a new joint venture formed to build a network of charging stations for electric vehicles in Europe.<p>The oil-and-gas company's role in Ionity will consist of building charging stations in Austria, the Czech Republic, Hungary and …

Transportation

Chrysler Bets Big on New Jeep Wrangler

DETROIT—Jeep’s rugged Wrangler is known for scaling mountains and crossing rivers. The sport utility’s next challenge is to forge a path for Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV as Chief Executive Sergio Marchionne prepares to leave the company.<p>A revamped version of the SUV debuts this month, the first …

Business

Tesla's Origin Story in One Giant Infographic

Tesla’s Origin Story in One Giant Infographic<p>on November 16, 2017 at 12:30 pm<p>Shares 1<p>Priced at $17 per share just seven years ago, the Tesla IPO …

Tesla Roadster

Automakers Rush To Build EVs And Worry How Many People Will Buy

There is a disconnect in government policies around the major industrial countries that nevertheless points to automakers making huge investments in electric vehicles at the behest of governments, but then potentially choking on unsold inventories or facing a legion of frustrated drivers who also …

Electric Vehicles

Tesla's unfettered ambition to strain finances but investors unfazed

(Reuters) - Investors shrugged off any concern over Tesla Inc over-stretching its production and financial resources with the unveiling of new …

Tesla

Daimler to invest $755 million in China for electric car, battery production: executive

GUANGZHOU/BEIJING (Reuters) - Germany's Daimler AG (DE:DAIGn) plans to invest 5 billion yuan ($755 million) in China for factory capacity to …

Stock Markets

Mercedes-Benz opens tech hub in Tel Aviv to secure lead in connected cars

Car manufacturing giant Mercedes-Benz, a division of the German company Daimler AG, on Thursday opened a new technology hub in Tel Aviv that will …

Transportation

New Mercedes R&D Hub Opened in Tel Aviv

Mercedes has opened a new research and development hub in Tel Aviv to advance biometric authentication, navigation and other innovations<p>Daimler AG - …

Tel Aviv

Four things Tesla needs to reveal when it launches the semi truck - MarketWatch

Tesla Inc. is set to unveil its electric semi truck on Thursday, after twice delaying the launch of its latest vehicle.<p>The Silicon Valley car maker …

Transportation

Business Highlights

Republicans set stage for crucial tax overhaul votes<p>WASHINGTON (AP) — A sweeping tax overhaul has cleared a procedural hurdle in the House. Lawmakers …

Business