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Karma airs first TV commercial for Revero plug-in hybrid

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Karma Automotive, of Costa Mesa, Calif., is owned by Chinese automotive supplier Wanxiang Group. Karma Automotive aired its first TV commercial on Sunday, ahead of the start of deliveries of the Chinese-owned automaker’s $130,000 Revero car this month. A Karma spokeswoman said she didn’t have a definitive date on when deliveries of the plug-in hybrid […]

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Jeep defends conservative Compass design

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Jeep exterior designed says scaled-down Grand Cherokee styling is a purposeful push for segment sales Jeep’s new Compass small SUV might eschew the polarising styling of its larger brother, the mid-size Cherokee, but at a glance it could easily be mistaken for its two-segment-up sibling, the Grand Cherokee. But according to the US off-road brand’s […]

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Alfa Romeo confirms Supercars interest

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Italian car-maker could return to Aussie touring car racing, says local brand boss Alfa Romeo will enter the nation’s premier motorsport category, the Virgin Australia Supercars Championship (VASC), if it can justify the investment. That’s the official word from Fiat Chrysler Automobiles Australia (FCAA) boss, Steve Zanlunghi, who told motoring.com.au that Aussie touring car racing […]

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GENEVA MOTOR SHOW: Alpina creates more powerful B3 and B4 Biturbos

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New ‘S’ version boosts power of sports sedan, coupe, wagon and convertible to 324kW Legendary BMW tuner, Alpina, has announced it will launch a more powerful S version of its 3 Series-based twin-turbo B3 and B4 at the Geneva motor show. Available on the B3 sedan, wagon and B4 coupe and convertible, the new S […]

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1917 – 2017: Ford celebrates 100 years in Ireland

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Actor Aidan Quinn in the advertisement for Ford It is exactly 100 years since Henry Ford established the Ford factory on the Marina in Cork city, and Ford Ireland plans to mark the centenary through a number of exciting initiatives in 2017. Ford has launched an extensive and impactful new marketing campaign based around the company’s […]

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Qualcomm kicks its automotive ambitions up another gear, partners with VW and more

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While Qualcomm continues to work on closing its $47 billion acquisition of automotive chipmaker NXP, it’s also driving ahead with developing car technology on its own steam. Today at CES, the chipmaker unveiled several initiatives to drive further into the connected car space, including a partnership with Volkswagen, a connected car trial in Germany, a new class […]

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Continental CEO says jobs will be lost in shift to electric cars

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FRANKFURT — The shift to electric vehicles will cost jobs at Continental, the supplier’s CEO, Elmar Degenhart, told a German newspaper, but he said many of those jobs would be offset by new positions related to electro-mobility. “Due to the low added value, production jobs will be lost,” German weekly Welt am Sonntag quoted Degenhart […]

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Apple recruits engineers from Berlin-based automotive mapping firm Here

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Recruits from Here include a director, two product managers, two senior software engineers, and regional map and content lead for eastern Europe, Business Insider said on Wednesday. While some of the defections date back to 2015, and in one case August 2014, one of the senior software engineers —Khang Tran —made the switch just this […]

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BMW teams with IBM’s Watson on driver-assist technology

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IBM’s Watson artificial intelligence system is perhaps best known for helping doctors identify cancer treatments and for beating previous champions at “Jeopardy!” Now, it might soon become known in the auto industry for helping to make vehicles safer and more personalized. IBM said today that it has partnered with BMW Group to research how Watson […]

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Elon Musk Tweet Hints About Tesla ‘Master Plan’

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Facing increased scrutiny recently about the safety of the Autopilot feature on his company’s cars, Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk over the weekend hinted at a coming announcement about a “Top Secret Tesla Masterplan, Part 2.” Tesla Motors’ original master plan was detailed by Musk in a 2006 blog post describing his goal to “help […]

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