Driving the legendary Autobahn
The Autobahn, the German highway system, is known across the globe, in part because it doesn’t have an overall speed limit, which makes car fans’ eyes light up. What’s the truth behind this legend?
Genesis tries to electrify US buyers
Hyundai's luxury Genesis brand has a long way to go to catch up with the likes of Mercedes and BMW. Can the American-made GV70 EV help them shift to a higher gear?
How Porsche remains highly profitable
Despite rising rates and recession worries, luxury-car maker Porsche expects returns at roughly last year's record level. The German company's order books are overflowing on the back of attractive ...
Ford announces recall of more than one million cars
The recall impacts approximately 1.2 million Ford Fusions and about 113,000 Lincoln MKZs sold between 2013 and 2018. The front brake hoses on those model years may rupture and leak fluid, according...
EU: Countries fight combustion engine ban
Germany is demanding an exemption for e-fuels in order to unblock a 2035 ban on combustion engine vehicles.
Volkswagen invests $180 billion in electrification
Volkswagen AG is bolstering a push to challenge Tesla Inc.'s leadership on electric vehicles by raising its five-year spending plan to 180 billion ($193 billion). Volkswagen CFO Arno Antlitz provid...
Porsche nets record 2022 earnings
Porsche's profits were up to just under $7.3 billion as deliveries rose by 2.6%. There's no sign the company will slow down. It has targeted a rise in revenue to as much as $45 billion this year - ...
Test-driving Ferrari's first SUV
Buckle up as we take a ride in Ferrari's first SUV and four-door vehicle, the Purosangue. Is it worth the nearly $400,000 price tag? Bloomberg's Hannah Elliott tests it out.
Londons iconic taxis go electric
London’s black cabs are legendary. It’s an icon of British car culture. And now the black cabs are going electric -- without losing their traditional appearance.
Pete Davidson involved in Beverly Hills crash
Reports say Pete Davidson was behind the wheel of a car in a crash that jumped a curb and slammed into the side of a Beverly Hills home.
EU delays ban on petrol cars
Under the proposed law, new sales of cars and vans that run on fossil fuels will be totally banned after 2035.
Musk disappoints, lack of Tesla model details
Every morning on "The Startup", Ed Ludlow brings viewers the top stories from the Bay Area and beyond as Silicon Valley starts its morning. On Thursday, Ed broke down the fallout from Tesla's inves...
Brussels wants to roll out EU-wide driving ban
The EU is pushing to overhaul driving tests and introduce a common, digital driving licence. It would also mean drivers banned in one state would be barred from the roads across the continent.
EV rivals are 'catching up' to Tesla
Elon Musk will confront a critical challenge during Tesla's Investor Day on March 1: Convincing investors that even though rivals are catching up, the electric-vehicle pioneer can make another leap...
Sales of electric cars broke all records in 2022
Combined, greener alternative propulsion vehicles (APVs) - including battery and hybrid cars - claimed more than 50 per cent of the EU car market in 2022.
Tesla announces Global Engineering HQ in Palo Alto
Tesla Inc. said it will locate its "global engineering headquarters" in Palo Alto, California. Tesla Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk, in a live-streamed event with California Governor Gavin Newso...
Formula One hits the streets of Bahrain
Formula One teams have begun testing their cars before the new season, which starts in about a week in Bahrain. In October, another Grand Prix will be held in the region in Qatar, where there is a ...
Electric tuktuks conquer Thailand
One of Thailand's iconic symbols - the legendary, open two-stroke-tuktuks, that also emit legendary amounts of pollutants. But now the legend is reborn in a clean, green, electric avatar, with more...
Motorcycle therapy bringing joy to sick kids
Freestyle motocross champion Vanni Oddera puts a smile on disabled and sick children's faces by giving them a ride on his motorcycle. His "motor therapy" recently achieved scientific recognition.
Tesla to recall 362,000 cars over crash risk
Regulators say Tesla's equipped with Full Self-Driving Beta software need to be updated because the driver assistance system doesn't meet traffic safety laws and could cause crashes. The top Safety...
Tesla accused of firing unionized workers
Tesla is accused of firing dozens of workers at a Buffalo, New York plant one day after Autopilot workers at the facility announced a union campaign. A complaint says Tesla fired the workers "in re...
The mission to make electric vehicle's 'roar'
As EVs take over, the concern is that their near noiselessness may make driving less fun. Bloomberg's Stefan Nicola explains how some companies are replacing their sounds of silence with a new kind...
Ford to cut 3,800 jobs in Europe over three years
The automaker is set to streamline its operations as it battles economic headwinds and increasing competition in electric cars
Amazon's self-driving car makes first shuttle
Zoox CEO Aicha Evans joins Caroline Hyde and Ed Ludlow to discuss the self-driving startup, owned by Amazon, carrying passengers in its fully autonomous vehicle on public roads for the first time.
Ford announces new battery plant in Michigan
Ford plans to build a new plant in Michigan where lower-cost electric vehicle batteries will be made. This plant will be near Marshall.
Ferrari to release fully electric car in 2025
Ferrari CEO Benedetto Vigna says its first fully electric car will be unveiled in 2025. He says electrification will give drivers a unique experience, but the cars will still be thrilling to drive....
Amazon tests robotaxi in California
Amazon's self-driving unit, Zoox, has successfully tested a robotaxi on a public road, with people in it. The test took Zoox employees from one company building to another, about a mile apart in Ca...
At Chicago Auto Show, electric vehicles get top billing
2023 may be remembered as the year that electric vehicles go mainstream, at least in North America. Dozens of new EV models will be available from the biggest United States car manufacturers. Car b...
Chicago Auto Show: Carmakers gear up for 'strong' 2023
After two years of poor sales during the pandemic, US carmakers are gearing up for a stronger showing in 2023.