Frankfurt Motor Show

Honda Battery EVs For India To Be Developed

Honda is considering the development of India-specific battery EVs. The Government’s ambitious plan of making India an all-electric car nation …

Electric Vehicles

BMW May Offer X8 SUV as Sporty Range Rover Rival

If the X6 worked, why shouldn't an X8?<p>Back in September, BMW introduced the X7 iPerformance concept ahead of the Frankfurt Motor Show as a preview of its upcoming three-row SUV, the X7. The styling was pretty controversial, but it will probably sell well simply because it’s a three-row luxury SUV. …

Autos

2018 Kia Stinger First Drive: A Seriously Satisfying Performance Bargain

<i>– Los Angeles, California</i><p>Kia makes great cars, this isn’t news. The company’s biggest leap forward came in 2009 when the oddly lovable Soul hatchback …

Cadillac

Israel prepares to send tax bills to Facebook, Google: report

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel is planning to send tax bills within a year to internet companies Google and Facebook, financial newspaper TheMarker reported on Wednesday, joining efforts by several countries, including the European Union, to get the internet giants to pay more tax.<p>TheMarker cited …

Israel

New Duster SUV revealed in Renault form

<b>Paris - After pulling the covers off the Dacia-branded version of its new-generation Duster at the Frankfurt Motor Show back in September,</b> …

Trucks

BMW X7 India Launch In 2018, Mercedes GLS Beware

The BMW X7 will be launched in India in 2018, to sit alongside the 7-Series.The big bold boxy kidney grille is likely to be toned down on the …

Autos (India)

BMW battery-sourcing ethics highlight cobalt-mining issue for electric cars

Electric cars provide a zero-emission driving experience, but one of the most important raw materials for their batteries—cobalt—has a supply chain …

Autos

You’ve never seen a Bentley like the stripped-down Continental GT3 race car

The old Bentley Continental GT3 was one of the most improbable race cars in recent memory. It was a massive luxury coupe sent out to do battle …

Autos

South Korea says to fine BMW, Mercedes, Porsche units on emission rules breach

SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea plans to impose a combined fine of 70.3 billion won ($63.1 million) on units of automakers BMW AG, Mercedes-Benz and Porsche citing violation of emission rules, the environment ministry said on Thursday.<p>Seoul Main Customs, part of the country's customs agency, have …

Environment

BMW to debut electric-car concept at LA show; electric Mini makes U.S. debut

BMW will use media days at the Los Angeles auto show, which begin on November 29, to unveil a new electric car that's never before been seen.<p>The …

Electric Vehicles

ChargePoint partners with TSG as part of European expansion

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - ChargePoint, a U.S. maker and operator of electric vehicle charging stations, said on Thursday it struck a deal with petrol station service group Technical Services Group (TSG), marking the latest step in the group's European expansion efforts.<p>Through the deal, ChargePoint …

Electric Vehicles

Electric cars’ green image blackens beneath the bonnet

in Frankfurt<p>The humble Mitsubishi Mirage has none of the hallmarks of a futuristic, environmentally friendly car. It is fuelled by petrol, runs on an …

Electric Vehicles

BMW brings a series of hybrids and EVs to 2017 LA Auto Show

Reinforcing its commitment to offer 25 electrified models – 12 of which will be purely electric – by 2025, BMW Group will showcase five electric …

Autos

Watch The 2019 BMW X3 M Go Berserk At The ‘Ring

Dial "M" for "madness."

BMW

10 SA-bound compact SUVs worth waiting for

<b>Johannesburg - Budget hatchbacks and one-tonne bakkies might be winning the overall popularity contest in Mzanzi, but the compact SUV market is where</b> …

Trucks

Skoda Kodiaq: GT coupe could see a European release

Skoda’s upcoming Kodiaq GT coupe looks set for a European release, despite being developed as an exclusive model for the Chinese market, reports …

Kia Motors

Ferrari Breaking Records on the Track and in the Board Room

Ferrari reports record third quarter numbers on their way to $1 billion Euro in earnings projected this year<p>DavideRanieri<p>Ferrari is used to breaking …

Autos

Facebook pressured to notify people who saw Russian posts

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Facebook Inc (FB.O) received several tongue-lashings during U.S. congressional hearings this week, but the world’s largest social network also got an assignment: Figure out how to notify tens of millions of Americans who might have been fed Russian propaganda.<p>A Facebook logo …

Facebook

Audi recalls 5,000 diesel cars to fix emissions control software

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Audi (NSUG.DE) is recalling almost 5,000 cars in Europe for a software fix after discovering they emitted too much nitrogen oxide, the polluting gas that parent Volkswagen (VOWG_p.DE) concealed from U.S. regulators in its devastating 2015 "dieselgate" scandal.<p>The luxury …

Volkswagen

Would You Carry Your Steering Wheel With You Everywhere Like A Phone?

In 2040, Jaguar thinks we’ll leave the car, but keep the wheel–which it’s calling Sayer–as a smart device and the key to a fleet of autonomous vehicles.<p>On a summery day in the simulated world within my VR headset, I stand on a curb and tap a virtual watch on my virtual wrist to hail a ride. “What …

Transportation

Spurs vs. Real Madrid: Harry Kane expected to return after injury

Description Harry Kane was back in training with his Spurs teammates yesterday Credits Glyn Kirk/AFP/Getty ImagesAlt Text Harry Kane Tottenham and …

Soccer

Elks battle over Halloween decorations

A Colorado resident caught on camera a pair of large elks duelling over decorative pumpkins that had been placed outside a local hotel. The video …

Tokyo Motor Show

Eight dead in New York truck attack

Credits DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty ImagesAlt Text Wreckage of the rental truck used to kill eight people in New York attack11 others injured after ‘act of …

Terrorism

New York attack: five Argentinian friends on visit to US among the dead

Description Kena Betancur/Getty ImagesEmergency personal respond after a man driving a rental truck struck and killed eight people on a jogging and …

Sayfullo Saipov

Honda’s Sports EV concept is a retro fun speedster straight out of the ‘70s

<b>After tempting us with the brilliantly retro Urban EV hot hatch concept at the Frankfurt Motor Show, Honda’s just taken the wraps off a gorgeous new</b> …

Gear & Gadgets

UK sees biggest gender pay gap rise in EU

Alt Text cash moneyLittle has been done to tackle pay disparities between men and women, European Commission says One-Minute Read Wednesday, November …

Tokyo Motor Show

What will it take to break the stalemate in Stormont?

Credits Adrian Dennis/AFP/Getty ImagesAlt Text Stormont AssemblyPolitical deadlock has left Northern Ireland without a devolved administration for …

Brexit

These 5 super slick cars are taking over the 2017 Tokyo Motor Show

From a surprisingly sexy electric coupe to a ride that is controlled by a joystick, the 2017 Tokyo Motor Show (which began on October 27, and will …

Tokyo Motor Show

BMW, Mercedes invest in 'flexible car ownership' startup Fair

How would you know that the standard model for individuals buying new cars is dying?<p>Sure, you could point to car sharing services like Car2go or …

Autos

Yamaha shows off the improved Motobot at Tokyo Motor Show 2017

Self-driving cars are still in the works, but Yamaha is taking things a step farther with its new autonomous motorcycle, the Motobot 2. Unveiled at …

Autos