You need something special to tear buyers away from the BMW 3-series, Audi A4 and Mercedes C-class, and this Alfa Romeo Giulia could well be it. Powered by a choice of petrol or diesel engines, and available only with an automatic gearbox, the Giulia aims to put Alfa Romeo back in contention, as well
WASHINGTON (AP) — With states seizing the initiative on shaping the future of self-driving cars, General Motors is trying to persuade lawmakers across the country to approve rules that would benefit the automaker while potentially keeping its competitors off the road.
It was the birth of Euro NCAP’s car crash-testing programme, which is now promising further developments that will save lives in London. It all began in 1997 when experts, alarmed by the absence of transparent, reliable data on safety from the motor industry, decided to stage dramatic —and very public
Not only is Volvo’s V60 stylish and — despite its compact lines — spacious, it gives peace of mind, too. Volvo has long been at the forefront of safety, and if you order the £1,900 Driver Support Pack, you get Collision Warning with Full Auto Brake, so if you fail to react to a hazard ahead, the car
Newly promoted to CEO at Nissan Motor, Hiroto Saikawa will bring a gruff, tough, no-nonsense approach to leading Japan's second-biggest car maker at a time of rapid technological change in the industry. The 63-year-old takes over in April from Carlos Ghosn, who engineered Nissan's recovery from
By Naomi Tajitsu and Chang-Ran Kim TOKYO (Reuters) - Nissan Motor Co said Carlos Ghosn will step aside as CEO after leading the company for 16 years, allowing him to concentrate on deploying his cost-cutting expertise across its alliance with Renault SA and newly added Mitsubishi Motors Corp. In handing
TOKYO (AP) — Carlos Ghosn, who leads the Nissan-Renault-Mitsubishi alliance, is handing over the helm at Nissan to Hiroto Saikawa, a veteran Japanese executive at Nissan, but Ghosn is staying on as chairman.
Insurance companies will need to offer two types of protection for self-driving cars in the UK, to cover times when the vehicle is driving itself and times when a human driver is in control, according to government proposals. The plans, which are detailed in the Vehicle Technology and Aviation Bill,
Nearly half of drivers are put off buying an electric car because they fear running out of power and being unable to find a working charging point, according to research. Despite a rise in the number of hybrid and battery-powered vehicles registered in Britain, motorists said they still preferred petrol
Nissan said Carlos Ghosn will step aside as chief executive after leading the firm for 16 years, allowing him to concentrate on deploying his cost-cutting expertise across its alliance with Renaultand newly added Mitsubishi Motors. In handing over the helm to Hiroto Saikawa, a company veteran of 40
New Delhi [India], Feb 23 (ANI): Mylescars, a robust and cost-effective car sharing and self-driving solution, today announced the successful start to its flagship program the Myles Angels program. The entrepreneur incubation initiative saw interest from 2,700 micro-investors to invest cars on the platform
Carlos Ghosn, who leads Nissan and Renault, has tapped Hiroto Saikawa, a veteran Japanese executive at Nissan, to replace him as chief executive at the Japanese automaker, although Ghosn will stay on as ...
Unable to string together profitable quarters, electric car and solar cell maker Tesla Inc. reported a loss for the last three months of 2016. Tesla posted its first profit in three years in last year's ...
TOKIO (AP) — Carlos Ghosn, jefe de Nissan y Renault, nombró el jueves a Hiroto Saikawa, un veterano ejecutivo japonés de Nissan, como su reemplazo en el cargo de director general de la armadora japonesa, mientras que Ghosn se mantendrá como presidente.
DETROIT (AP) — Technology glitches including Bluetooth phone pairing and misunderstood voice commands put a dent in car and truck reliability scores in a major survey of automobile owners.
GMC has given the Acadia the biggest makeover in its 10-year history, shrinking the size and the price of its best-selling SUV while making it more fuel efficient and giving it new technology. The 2017 ...
Alfa claims the new Stelvio is the most sporting car in its segment, but while the acronym SUV contains the word 'Sporting', it's also a bit of an oxymoron. Jack the suspension up (and Stelvio rides a total of 190mm higher than the Giulia) and you need to harden up the suspension anyway
Interesting to see reports that Herbert Diess, VW's chairman, is predicting the end of engine downsizing for diesels. "Emissions tend to go up as engines get smaller," was the thrust of Diess's argument, which referred not to a car's performance in the current New European Driving
Seoul, Feb 21 (IANS) Hyundai Motor, South Korea's biggest car manufacturer, launched new research centres to develop core technologies, the company announced on Tuesday. Hyundai said it established the Strategic Technology Research Institute, an integrated research centre to develop robotics, artificial
First off the mark with its plug-in hybrid in 2012, Toyota was never altogether happy with the idea. The requirement for a fast recharging time and high electric vehicle (EV) range meant it needed a lithium-ion battery (supplied by Panasonic), whereas for its straight Prius hybrid, Toyota kept the more
Although, perhaps scandalously, no one knows quite what the Government promised Nissan to keep their car manufacturing operations in Britain open, it is clearly something that all the carmakers would like a slice of. The putative takeover by PSA Peugeot-Citroen of GM’s European operations has prompted
The Volkswagen Passat Alltrack is a large family estate that should be able to do it all. It didn’t take me long find the first-generation Passat, which was launched in 1973. The brochure makes a point of highlighting the Passat’s detachable head restraints on higher trim levels, and the rack and pinion
Long gone are the days when you bought a Hyundai simply because it was cheap. The Korean brand now builds cars that compete with the best in class, and no model is more competitive in its segment than the i10 city car. Revised for 2017 but offered with the same 1.0- and 1.2-litre petrol engines as