Recharging in retail parking lots while shopping, a scenario proposed by some charge-station providers, is “inconsequential,” says Larry Nitz, GM’s executive director-hybrid and electic powertrain....More
DOE Assistant Secretary David Sandalow warns a new national budget trimming spending by $38.5 billion will affect the government’s ability to fund certain energy-efficient and renewable-energy programs....More
When it comes to diesels, biofuels and hydrogen-powered fuel cells, there is clear disagreement among engineers. The issue of making engines capable of burning E85 ethanol is especially contentious....More
Marchionne says the elimination of Opel reduces by about 15% the possible synergies FCA and GM could achieve, but he still thinks a deal would be worth pursuing, even though he spotted one big negative the day of the sale’s announcement....More
With the upper luxury Phaeton now out of production, the new Arteon will take over at the head of Volkswagen's car lineup in most markets except China, where the recently introduced Audi A6-based Phideon will sit above it.
WardsAuto editors are evaluating about 30 vehicles as part of the 2017 Wards 10 Best Interiors competition. Today's gallery focuses on the '17 Maserati Levante, a car-based luxury SUV with a sticker price of $90,000.