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The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) has awarded its best rating possible, Top Safety Pick Plus (TSP+), to the 2018 Kia Rio sedan when equipped with optional Autonomous Emergency Braking (AEB) and LED headlights on vehicles built after June 2018. Thanks to the “Superior” rating given to the AEB system, and the “Good” rating given to the optional LED headlights, the 2018 Rio becomes the first vehicle in the IIHS minicar segment to achieve the TSP+ designation.

Boeing and Flightdocs Enter Exclusive Partnership

Companies sign MOU to integrate Flightdocs Enterprise platform with Boeing Global Services' offerings from Aviall, Inventory Locator Services and Jeppesen

Elena Ford Named Chief Customer Experience Officer; Savona Tapped to Head North America Manufacturing

Ford Motor Company today announced that Elena Ford has been named Chief Customer Experience Officer. In this role, she will lead the organization responsible for creating a world-class customer experience throughout the entire ownership cycle. The company also announced that John Savona is named vice president, North American Manufacturing.

At home in China

In the 40th year since China’s economic liberalization, the country remains one of the most significant markets for Volkswagen – and Volkswagen the most important partner of the Chinese automotive industry. ...

Volkswagen Group China maintains solid growth in first three quarters of 2018

Volkswagen Group China today announced the deliveries for the first nine months of 2018...

Audi optimizes quality inspections in the press shop with artificial intelligence

As one of the first automobile manufacturers worldwide, Audi plans to apply machine learning (ML) in series production. The software Audi has developed ...

Porsche definitively enters the electric era with the new Taycan

Six billion euros in investments, 1,200 new employees for the launch of the Taycan alone, the ongoing development of Porsche Production 4.0 ...

Further development of opinion barometer — Volkswagen carries out global employee survey

The Volkswagen Group has proceeded to the next round of its Group-wide employee survey. Up to November 11, 2018, employees will have an opportunity to express...

Aston Martin Vantage and DBS Superleggera scoop top accolades at Motor Awards 2018

Aston Martin has achieved double success at the inaugural Motor Awards with The Sun and Sunday Times, collecting two prestigious awards at a star-studded ceremony in London last night.

Boeing Delivers SpiceJet's First 737 MAX Airplane

Indian carrier to operate up to 205 MAX jets on regional and international routes

Volkswagen Group deliveries in September affected by WLTP changeover, as expected

The Volkswagen Group delivered fewer vehicles in September, as expected, due to the changeover to the new WLTP test procedure...

Sustainable aluminum for battery housing of Audi e-tron

Audi is the first automobile manufacturer worldwide to receive a certificate from the Aluminium Stewardship Initiative (ASI). ...

Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles: 371,500 deliveries from January until September (+1,0 per cent)

Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles delivered 371,500 vehicles to customers worldwide in the first nine months of the year...

Vehicle deliveries in 2018: Porsche with clear increase after nine months

Positive development over the course of the year: Porsche AG increased its vehicle deliveries by six percent to 196,562 vehicles in the first nine months of 2018...

Ford Motor Company Declares Dividend for Fourth Quarter 2018

The Board of Directors of Ford Motor Company declared a fourth quarter regular dividend of $0.15 per share on the company’s outstanding Class B and common stock.

„The automotive industry is not being seen in the right light.“

Volkswagen CEO Dr. Herbert Diess has criticized EU politics‘ dealing with CO₂-standards and coal power, counselling against simplified accusations in the climate protection field. We are documenting excerpts from the interview with „Süddeutsche Zeitung“. ...



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