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Volkswagen Will Debut Electric Citycar By 2013

Volkswagen Will Debut Electric Citycar By 2013

As if there weren't enough news blasting out of Germany at the moment, Volkswagen's head of research and development, Dr. Ulrich Hackenberg, has announced that the company will roll an EV into VW showrooms by the 2013 calendar year. As per Hackenberg's statements in the German magazine Stern, the... read more

September 14, 2009 by  - 15

Chrysler Sues Daimler Over Supply Shortcomings

Having just come through a complicated series of bankruptcy proceedings, you might think Chrysler would want to take a break from courtrooms for a while. However, on August... read more August 26, 2009 by  3

Tesla Model S Sedan

Tesla Revving Up For A $30,000 Vehicle By 2016

Given its recent slide into profitability, its snazzy new production facility, and its lawsuit-free status, Tesla Motors has been on a bit of a roll lately. Not surprisingly... read more August 24, 2009 by  1

Tesla's new facility in Palo Alto, California

Tesla Motors Adds A Factory, Loses A Lawsuit (In A Good Way)

It's a great news day for Tesla Motors: not only is the company moving into new digs in Palo Alto, California, but also Tesla's co-founder and former CEO Martin Eberhard has... read more August 19, 2009 by  1

Porsche Volkswagen Merger

Porsche Planning To Sell Volkswagen Shares To Qatar

The bewildering Porsche/Volkswagen saga continues to evolve, and, we're sorry to say, it's become slightly more confusing today. To recap: Porsche owns a majority stake in... read more June 25, 2009 by  0

Dieter Zetsche

Daimler Makes Play For Porsche

German automaker Daimler AG (headed by Dieter Zetsche at left) is reportedly in talks to purchase a chunk of crosstown rival Porsche SE. That would open the door to some very... read more June 22, 2009 by  1

Mercedes Benz ESF 2009 Prototype Experimental Safety Vehicle

Video: Mercedes-Benz And The 'Braking Bag'

Last week, we mentioned some of the high-tech safety features of the Mercedes-Benz ESF 2009 S400 Hybrid experimental safety vehicle. But in addition to the PRE-SAFE crash... read more June 15, 2009 by  0


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