In the span of five years, Ford has invested $1.8 billion in a plant that opened in 1952 and now is one of the largest transmission producers in the world. Volume reached 1.5 million 6-, 8- and 10-speed transmissions last year and is expected to...
Set to make its public debut at the New York auto show in mid-April, the ’19-model-year GLC Coupe receives midlife tweaks like those of its GLC SUV sibling, which was displayed at the recent Geneva auto show.
What may be more unclear is whether robo-taxis will fulfill their promise of reducing traffic congestion, as ride-hailing services such as Uber and Lyft with their human pilots arguably have failed to do.
It would be nearly impossible to place a dollar value on Aptiv’s data hold. But the company is so far along in its AV development, rivals likely would jump at the chance to pinch even a single kilobyte.
VW strategy chief Michael Jost indicates the new price-leading I.D. model will go on sale in 2023 with a range of different battery options, the smallest of which will provide a range of “around 200 km,” or 124 miles.