Taiwan’s Foxconn Technology and Yulon to develop electric cars together

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Apple Inc. supplier Foxconn Technology and local carmaker Yulon Group have formed a joint venture to manufacture vehicles together, CommonWealth Magazine reported. Foxc...

UK automakers report drop in investment, production

LONDON (AP) — British auto production dropped for a third straight year in 2019, as carmakers continued to hold off on investment amid uncertainty over the country's departure from the European Union....

Hybrids lose edge but Edmunds picks 5 still worth buying

Buying a hybrid in 2020 doesn't have the same cutting-edge feel that it used to back in the early 2000s. Today, all the hype surrounds the latest electric cars. But do a little rese...

WWII-era ammunition found at Tesla factory site near Berlin

BERLIN (AP) — Authorities in Germany say 85 kilograms (187 pounds) of World War II ammunition have been found on the site where Tesla plans to build its first European factory. Local...

Automaker Daimler sees full-year earnings sag by half

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Germany's Daimler AG, maker of Mercedes-Benz cars, saw its operating earnings fall by half in 2019 as its flagship luxury brand saw weaker profits in a tougher global auto ma...

GM's Cruise heads down new road with new robotaxi concept

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — General Motors' self-driving car company will attempt to deliver on its long-running promise to provide a more environmentally friendly ride-hailing service in an unorthodox vehic...

Taiwan’s Foxconn to make electric cars for China with Fiat Chrysler

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Foxconn Technology Group wants to work on electric vehicles for the China market with the Fiat Chrysler Group (FCA), reports said Thursday (Jan. 16). The Italian-Am...

Fiat Chrysler in talks with Foxconn to develop electric cars

MILAN (AP) — Fiat Chrysler is in talks with the Chinese company Foxconn to develop and manufacture battery-powered vehicles, the U.S.-Italian automaker said Friday. Fiat Chrysler is ...

New deal with mining company to protect rare Nevada plant

RENO, Nev. (AP) — An Australian mining company has agreed to a moratorium on new activities at a planned lithium mine in Nevada in exchange for conservationists dropping a lawsuit to protect a rare de...

3 crashes, 3 deaths raise questions about Tesla's Autopilot

DETROIT (AP) — Three crashes involving Teslas that killed three people have increased scrutiny of the company’s Autopilot driving system just months before CEO Elon Musk has planned to put fully self-...

What's known and not known about Ghosn's case after escape

TOKYO (AP) — Former Nissan Motor Co. Chairman Carlos Ghosn fled Japan this week while awaiting trial on financial misconduct charges and appeared in Lebanon. A look at the unfolding case of the fallen...

Taipei auto show opens; Tesla makes 1st-ever appearance

The Taipei International Auto Show, a biennial auto exhibition popular with Taiwanese consumers, opened Saturday with U.S.-based electric car brand Tesla Inc. making its first-ever appearance at the e...

Taiwan’s Luxgen not planning to launch fully electric cars in 2020

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s Yulon Group said new car models were evidence that it would continue with its local brand Luxgen, though no all-electric vehicles are planned within the nex...

Volkswagen raises forecast for electric car production

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Automaker Volkswagen is raising the bar for its plunge into battery powered cars, saying it will reach its goal of 1 million electric cars per year two years earlier than pla...

NTSB finds excessive speed caused Tesla crash that killed 2

DETROIT (AP) — Speed of over a hundred miles per hour on a curve caused a 2018 crash and fire in Florida that killed the teenage driver of a Tesla Model S and a passenger, federal investigators have c...