Volvo says its all-new XC90 flagship represents the future of the automaker, which aims to nearly double global sales to 800,000 vehicles by 2020. The premium large SUV is packed with highly advanced safety features, many of which are standard, and a powertrain that Volvo says provides the best ...
vehicles," Verrier said. He explained how in an interview last month with Automotive News Europe Managing Editor DouglasA . Bolduc at BorgWarner's facility in Ludwigsburg, Germany. Q: Is the electrification of the powertrain bad news for
MIRAMAS, France -- The BMW says its new 7-series flagship sedan will be the world's first series-production car that can be parked without anyone at the wheel. The feature will help make the automaker's flagship the most technologically advanced model in its class, randd boss Klaus Froehlich said.
Spain's Grupo Antolin has reached an agreement to purchase Magna International's interiors unit in a deal valued at about $525 million, Magna said today in a statement . If approved by regulatory officials the deal would create the world's third-largest player in the sector, Antolin said in a ...
such as turbochargers and glow plugs. He explained how in an interview with Automotive News Europe Managing Editor DouglasA . Bolduc . Is the electrification of the powertrain bad news for BorgWarner, which is heavily vested in parts that support
Matthew Russell. The starter-generator's output is used to offset perceived lag from the relatively large turbocharger fit to the i8's 1.5-liter three-cylinder gasoline engine, he said. DouglasA . Bolduc contributed to this report
driving features with the Q80 Inspiration concept. The technology in the car allows the driver to tell the system which semi-autonomous functions to use and when. Gabe Nelson, DouglasA . Bolduc and Bloomberg contributed to this report
MUNICH -- BMW brand's February sales rose 5.2 percent to 131,416 vehicles, a monthly total that beat rivals Audi and Mercedes-Benz. Both automakers outsold BMW in January. BMW said today that its namesake brand had its best ever February helped by a 46 percent sales gain for the X5 large SUV to ...
model, the Huracan. Winkelmann, 50, discussed the brand's future with Automotive News Europe Managing Editor DouglasA . Bolduc . Q: What is your outlook for the ultraluxury market this year? A: If there are no major changes to the global
has led the automaker for a decade, discussed Lamborghini's future with Automotive News Europe Managing Editor DouglasA . Bolduc . What is your outlook for the ultra-luxury market as a whole this year? If there are no major changes to the
CEO Wolfgang Duerheimer shared his outlook for the UK-based brand with Automotive News Europe Managing Editor DouglasA . Bolduc . How does 2015 look for Bentley? While it's too early to predict what's going to happen in 2015 because of
has the potential to build 7,000 to 8,000 units a year." IHS estimates Aston may double annual sales to more than 6,000 units in 2018 from about 3,400 last year. DouglasA . Bolduc , Nick Gibbs, Bloomberg and Reuters contributed
Bentley CEO Wolfgang Duerheimer, 56, shared his outlook for the brand with Automotive News Europe Managing Editor DouglasA . Bolduc . Q: How does 2015 look for Bentley? A: While it's too early to predict what's going to happen in 2015 because
Grupo Antolin, the world's largest supplier of vehicle headliners, has shaken up the top tier of its management with an infusion of younger executives. Longtime Vice Chairman Ernesto Antolin, 50, takes over as chairman of the family-controlled Spain-based business with immediate effect. He replaces
Volkswagen Group has reason to celebrate after Toyota seemingly conceded the title of world's largest automaker to its German rival 21 days into the new year. Toyota said today it expects its sales to slump 1 percent to 10.15 million in the current calendar year because of slowing demand in Japan
based Honeywell business unit, shared his views on the hot sector with Automotive News Europe Managing Editor DouglasA . Bolduc . What is Honeywell's 2015 vehicle production outlook for Europe, the U.S. and China? In Europe, the overall
Daimler CEO Dieter Zetsche and Tesla CEO Elon Musk have very similar timetables for when they think autonomous cars will be on the road. Musk said that in five years or less the technology will be advanced enough for fully autonomous driving to be a reality. Then it will take another two to three
Jaguar Design Director Ian Callum believes that company founder Sir William Lyons would approve of the first crossover in the automaker's 80-year history. Callum said that Lyons, above all, was an innovator, so he thinks European Automotive Hall of Fame member would love the F-Pace's "sportiness ...
unit of Honeywell International Inc., shared his views on the sector with Automotive News Europe Managing Editor DouglasA . Bolduc . Q: What is Honeywell's 2015 vehicle production outlook for Europe, the U.S. and China? A: In Europe