Category Archives: Best Cars

Volkswagen chairman won’t rule out outsider as next CEO


by starshaped Volkswagen’s supervisory board does not rule out doing away with a custom under which the automaker’s top executive must be a company veteran, Chairman Hans Dieter Poetsch said. … Automotive News Breaking News Feed

Self-driving startup Quanergy explores IPO, report says


by JeepersMedia Quanergy Systems could be the first initial public offering to emerge from a fleet of autonomous driving technology companies, Bloomberg reported, citing people familiar with the matter. … Automotive News Breaking News Feed

Mitsubishi to beef up U.S. marketing, hires new agency


by CarSpotter Mitsubishi, now under Nissan’s control, is beefing up its marketing plans in the United States and has hired Butler Shine Stern and Partners to handle as creative, social and digital duties. … Automotive News Breaking News Feed

Tesla, AMD partner to develop chip for autonomous cars


by Dave Adams Automotive Images Tesla is working with Advanced Micro Devices to develop its own artificial intelligence chip for self-driving cars, CNBC reported, citing a source familiar with the matter. … Automotive News Breaking News Feed

Nissan evacuates Mexico City HQ, Cuernavaca plant after earthquake; VW resumes production


by Ed Yourdon The auto industry today was awaiting word on damage caused by the magnitude 7.1 quake that ravaged central Mexico on Tuesday, killing at least 225 people, many of them in the Mexico City area. … Automotive News Breaking News Feed

KAR, ADESA’s parent, plans new HQ


by Kᵉⁿ Lᵃⁿᵉ KAR Auction Services plans a new $ 80 million headquarters two miles south of its current headquarters in Carmel, Ind. … Automotive News Breaking News Feed