Autonomous Cars Face Hurdles; They Will Succeed, But When? “In the cities where all the software, mapping and knowledge is completed, and that number of cities increases, then you can have an AV of your own” The automotive industry is spending fortunes developing autonomous vehicles with no payback in sight, while the technology required to […]
Autonomous Cars Face Hurdles; They Will Succeed, But When? “In the cities where all the software, ...
Skoda Fabia Hatch SE 1.0 TSI 95 review. For – cute, well equipped, decent performance. Against ...
Uniti Of Sweden Switches Initial Electric Car Production to U.K. “The U.S. is an interesting and ...
Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross 4 Petrol Auto AWD review. For – premium interior, terrific cruiser, well priced ...
Volkswagen Touareg R-Line Tech review. For – handsome, beautiful interior, high tech too. Against – can ...
JLR Slashes Spending To Restore Profitability Does Jaguar Range Face The Axe? Jaguar Land Rover (JLR), British based and Tata Motors of India owned premium vehicle maker, is losing money because of falling sales in China and poor diesel sales in Europe, and might be forced to slash Jaguar’s model range if it is to […]
Tesla Appoints New Leader To Tame Musk. Exciting Profit Was Not Quite What It Seemed. “Denholm is also going to have to stand up to Musk more often than the board on which she sat had done thus far” Tesla Inc appointed a new chairman to oversee volatile CEO Elon Musk, while new financial data […]
BMW Profit Shortfall Suggests The Good Times May Be Over. “its fortunes could be at a turning point. Threats from environmental regulations, technological change and new competitors are huge” BMW’s sharp drop in profits couldn’t have been a surprise to investors. After all BMW warned this would happen in September. But BMW’s stock price tumbled […]
Ferrari Stock Price Slips As Profit Increase Fails To Excite. “Does Ferrari even need the Portofino?” Italian luxury sports carmaker Ferrari reported improved profits in its 3rd quarter but the rate of progress was not spectacular enough for some and the stock price slid nearly 3 per cent on the day of the announcement. Profits […]
Skoda Fabia Hatch SE 1.0 TSI 95 review. For – cute, well equipped, decent performance. Against – pricey. *** £16,175 Competition – Honda Jazz, Mazda 2, Mini, Ford Fiesta, VW Polo, SEAT Ibiza, Dacia Sandero, Audi A1, Citroen C3, Suzuki Baleno, Hyundai i20, Nissan Micra, Renault Clio, Alfa Romeo Mito, Peugeot 208, Toyota Auris, Kia […]
Tesla’s Surprise Profit Suggests Major Turning Point. But Not Everyone Agrees A New Day Has Dawned, Yet. “We continue to question sustainability and leave our target at $291” “Are we nearly there yet? Nearly” Tesla Inc investors reacted positively to the company’s surprise profit in the 3rd quarter, with many hailing the numbers as marking […]
Tesla Ready For German Competition, And Then Some. “Tesla has already demonstrated its ability to outcompete incumbents and their ICE vehicles despite a higher purchase price” Tesla Inc will shrug off what was once thought to be the existential competitive electric car threat from the Germans because of its lead in range, design and cost, […]
Uniti Of Sweden Switches Initial Electric Car Production to U.K. “The U.S. is an interesting and big market for EVs and we are following the development closely” SILVERSTONE, England – A day after Britain’s high-profile vacuum-cleaner maker Dyson announced it would make its first electric cars in Singapore, Swedish start-up Uniti said it will open […]
VW Profits Dive, But 2018 Forecast Remains Unchanged. “We are convinced that the market will see VW’s numbers as confirmation of the fundamental strength of VW” Volkswagen’s 3rd quarter operating profit fell nearly 20% as the company paid the price for failing to meet new European Union rules on fuel efficiency. VW’s profit guidance for […]
FCA Pays Magneti Marelli Dividend As Profits Jump. 97% Of Profit From North America, Europe Loses €25 Million. “Maserati looks broken – a 2.4% margin in Q3 is better than Q2 but essentially all three product lines have now rolled over” Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) managed to sell its Magneti Marelli subsidiary for €6.2 billion, […]
Daimler Shocks Investors With Profit Warning For 2018. “Global demand for premium cars may have peaked and Daimler’s supply chain costs are likely to rise if the trade war intensifies,” Daimler shocked investors with news the profits of the maker of Mercedes Benz autos and trucks would be cut by about 10% this year because […]
Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross 4 Petrol Auto AWD review. For – premium interior, terrific cruiser, well priced and equipped. Against – except for lack of Sat Nav, poor fuel consumption. ** £28,165 Competition – Hyundai Tucson, Nissan Qashqai, Renault Kadjar, Mazda CX-5, Skoda Karoq, Ford Kuga, Volkswagen T-Roc, Audi Q3, Volvo XC-60, BMW X1, Honda CR-V, […]