Italian-American firm Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has confirmed that it is in talks with the French owner of Vauxhall and Peugeot over a tie-up to create one of the world’s biggest car makers.
Honda has become the latest car maker to report weaker earnings as global demand softens.
The boards of Fiat Chrysler and PSA Peugeot have announced fast-moving plans to merge the two companies creating the world’s fourth-largest vehicle maker with enough scale to confront “the new era in mobility”.
Tesla has unveiled its first electric pickup truck, known as CyberTruck.
The unveiling of Tesla’s first electric pickup truck has been marred by its supposedly “shatterproof” windows breaking during a demonstration.
An earthbound jet known as the Bloodhound became one of the world’s 10 fastest cars this week, on target for its goal to set a new land speed record.
The public is more likely to blame accidents involving semi-autonomous cars on the driver rather than the technology, new research claims.
BMW has reported that net profit increased 11.5% from a year ago to 1.55 billion euro (£1.33 billion) in the third quarter.
Nissan’s new chief executive Makoto Uchida has reaffirmed the importance of the Japanese carmaker’s alliance with Renault as it strives to puts its financial scandals behind it.
Worries about charging electric cars could become a thing of the past, as a team of engineers say they have developed a battery that can recharge in 10 minutes.