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Volvo CEO says diesels won't stick around in its cars for much longer

A perfect storm could spell the end for Volvo‘s diesel engines, according to company CEO Hakan Samuelsson.

Speaking to a German newspaper, Samuelsson says he doesn’t see much life in Volvo’s latest crop of diesel engines – which themselves aren’t available in North America to begin with. 142 more words


It's official: BMW's upcoming M5 will be all-wheel-drive

BMW has dropped a slew of details of the 2018 M5 ahead of its official debut later this year.

First and foremost – true to the rumours, the next M5 will be BMW’s first M car with all-wheel-drive. 178 more words

Cars And Car Design

Porsche scraps plans to build a 911 plug-in hybrid

Bulky hybrid systems have become the de-facto solution in meeting mandated fuel economy targets for certain manufacturers. And after scratching their heads about it, the folks at… 112 more words

Cars And Car Design

South Korean tech giant gets approval to enter the autonomous battlefield

By Suman Debnath | May 9, 2017 |12.15 a.m. | Pune, India

Another new day and another new player in the autonomous car battlefield. Samsung… 721 more words

Automotive Technology

Entry-level (but excellent) luxury cars for about $40K, with discounts

On the last three Fridays of every month, Graeme Fletcher combines manufacturers’ incentives from Unhaggle.com with resale value, dependability and overall ratings to find you the best deal for your money in new cars. 1,450 more words


Let’s roll before we can fly: GM Ventures, Qualcomm Ventures and JetBlue Technology Ventures expect autonomous ground-based vehicles to succeed more quickly than flying cars.

Flying Cars vs Autonomous Vehicles – Which will win the race to dominate urban mobility? Part 3

This is the third in a series of articles published ahead of a debate I’m moderating between François Auque of Airbus Ventures and Jason Ball of Qualcomm Ventures at the GCV Symposium in London on the future of urban and inter-urban transportation. 1,338 more words

Environmental Innovation

Diesel-powered 2018 BMW 5 Series coming to North America

BMW is expanding its redesigned 5 Series lineup in North America with an optional diesel powertrain.

According to Car and Driver, the BMW 540d is likely set to join the 5 Series lineup later this year as a 2018 model. 97 more words

Cars And Car Design