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VW designers explore new shapes for EVs

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The I.D. hatchback is the first in Volkswagen’s new family of battery-electric vehicles. Volkswagen is developing a fresh design language for a new generation of purpose-built electric vehicles. Klaus Bischoff, VW brand’s head of design, said battery packs make it possible to change the fundamental shape of the vehicle. That will lead to vehicles that […]

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Audi workers threaten strike at A3, TT plant in Hungary

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A TT Roadster gets a finish and surface check at Audi’s Gyor plant. BUDAPEST — Audi workers in Hungary have set up a strike committee to push for higher salaries in the latest sign of how labor shortages in the country are driving up wage expectations. The AHFSZ union said in a statement published on […]

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40 new apprentices being hired by Nissan

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Nissan is hiring up to 40 new apprentices to tackle the shortage of skilled labour in Ireland that has been created by the rapid development of technology driving the demand for connected, autonomous and electric cars. Applications are now open online and successful candidates will be employed by local Nissan dealerships across Ireland before the […]

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Volkswagen Tiguan receives the German Design Award

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Volkswagen Tiguan The German Design Council has announced the winners of the German Design Award 2017. A Volkswagen brand model is among this year’s winners: the Volkswagen Tiguan has been selected as a winner in the “Transportation” category and honoured with this prestigious and preeminent award. The German Design Award is the fifth award won […]

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BMW and Intel plan driverless car

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BMW is teaming up with chipmaker Intel and camera-software company Mobileye to bring self-driving cars to the road by 2021, becoming the first major automaker to set a specific date to produce a fully autonomous vehicle. The technology will be used in the iNext, set to supplant the 7-Series sedan as BMW’s flagship model, the […]

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Opel’s Karl is a small package with big appeal

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WE’VE written extensively in these columns in recent times about the revival of the Opel brand and how, after an asphyxiating couple of years, the European arm of General Motors has had new life breathed into it and how cars such as the Corsa, Astra, Insignia, and Adam are now in the process of re-establishing […]

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#cashforcarskildare Luxury brands like Aston Martin are branching out to sell sofas, sunglasses and yachts

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Aston Martin is synonymous with high-end sports cars, yet is now selling sofas, sunglasses, yachts, and real estate, says David Gilbert The car industry is in a state of flux at the moment. Not only are car companies still struggling to get back on track after the economic crash, companies like Google, Tesla, and Uber […]

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BMW, VW, Daimler, Ford hope to catch Tesla with faster EV chargers

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FRANKFURT — BMW, Volkswagen, Daimler and Ford plan to build a network of ultra-fast charging stations in Europe as they look to stoke demand for electric cars and break Tesla’s stranglehold on the market. The consortium has begun talks with possible partners over plans to build about 400 next-generation charging stations in Europe that can […]

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Fiat Chrysler and Google team up on a concept automotive infotainment system powered by Android

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CES is upon us and the cool, new announcements are incoming. Showing itself to be an early bird, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) has announced a collaboration on a new concept for an automobile infotainment system powered by Android. Goody, another one. All snide comments aside, this is not Android Auto in any way. Instead, this […]

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Toyota’s hybrid bet in Europe finally pays off

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Toyota will not sell a diesel version of the new C-HR. For years, Toyota Motor Corp. focused on pushing its hybrid models in Europe, avoiding a diesel-for-diesel competition with market leaders including Volkswagen Group. The Japanese carmaker’s strategy is finally paying off. In the first full year since Volkswagen’s emissions scandal threw the German giant […]

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