PARIS — PSA Group will roll out battery-electric versions of its small commercial vans next year, with two range levels available. The electric vans — the Peugeot Expert, Opel/Vauxhall Vivaro and Citroen Jumpy — will be assembled at PSA’s plant in Hordain, northern France, the automaker said. The drivetrains will be built at the Tremery
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Don’t let its sporty looks fool you: the 2020 Toyota Camry is a gentle performer in most configurations. That works well enough for us to elevate its score to 6 out of 10 based on its comfortable ride. (Read more about how we rate cars.)  The 2020 Camry lineup consists of four basic flavors: standard
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Southeastern states have been a key region for the auto industry for decades now, with one notable exception: Florida. The Sunshine State is a leading center for vehicle retailing, finance and shipping. But it is perceived as too far from the country’s geographical center to be a logical location for manufacturers. But state leaders are
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Ignore the dogs. We’ve already seen photos of the upcoming Aston Martin DBX wearing trippy camouflage and bright red lipstick, but a new batch of undisguised detail shots provide fresh clues about the super-SUV. Bundled with a news blast covering accessories that can be optioned on the high-performance high-rider, the photos hint at its capabilities,
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Tesla has been given the green light to start manufacturing its cars in China. The electric carmaker, which is run by billionaire Elon Musk, is building a $2bn (£1.5bn) factory in the eastern city of Shanghai. Tesla plans to build at least 1,000 of its Model 3s each week in the Chinese factory, which could
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FRANKFURT — Volkswagen said Thursday it has been granted an additional 90 days to test its compliance programs required under a criminal plea agreement with the U.S. government following its emissions cheating scandal. The extension means that an independent compliance auditor, Larry Thompson, will monitor Volkswagen until September 2020. Thompson, a former deputy U.S. attorney
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Ashland, Oregon’s The Garden Cottages is already designed to be eco-friendly. The 12 houses will also feature a communal electric vehicle for residents. The Garden Cottages is designed by KDA Homes, and offers “active and passive solar designs, renewable energy features, low-impact/bee-friendly landscaping with a pollinator garden, and thoughtful water conservation.” The development will also
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People don’t want to feel like they’re being stalked. We’ve all been surfing the web at one point in the day, only to have tailored advertisements appear to us later on. It can be a bit unsettling. On the other hand, most people in an Amazon-shopping world want their buying experience to be as convenient
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DETROIT — Ford Motor Co. Fund’s longtime president Jim Vella will retire at year’s end, capping a career of more than 31 years with the automaker. Mary Culler, chief of staff for Ford’s office of the executive chairman and development director for the company’s revitalization of Michigan Central Station in Detroit, will succeed Vella as
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By Joey Klender Posted on October 16, 2019 Elon Musk recently announced an estimated production date for the Tesla Model S “Plaid” P100D+ that’s currently running laps at the Nürburgring. According to the CEO, the track-capable, aerodynamically optimized variant of its flagship sedan will go into production around Summer 2020. Since its previous exploits at
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Holoride, a German technology company spun off by Audi, has teamed up with Ford Motor Co. and Universal Pictures to offer what it says is the first in-vehicle virtual reality experience available to the public. The experience is being offered for free from Monday, Oct. 14, through Nov. 9 at Universal CityWalk Hollywood in Los
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