Some 90% of EcoBoost engines manufactured in Spain are shipped to North America to be installed in vehicles assembled in the U.S., Canada and Mexico. The switch raises questions about the future of engine production in Almussafes.
Hyundai says the Neptune concept Class 8 truck, paired with a clean-energy refrigerated concept trailer, adds product detail to the company’s Fuel Cell Electric Vehicle 2030 Vision for widespread deployment of hydrogen-powered fuel-cell technology.
The Volvo sub-brand says test drives can be conducted on-site, deliveries can be scheduled to home or office addresses and there is no held stock to steer buyers away from their own preferred vehicle configuration.
European governments have not provided the financial support needed to make electrified vehicles affordable, and have dragged their feet on developing a battery-charging network covering all of Western Europe, PSA Group CEO Carlos Tavares says.
The eighth-generation Golf will feature a new range of electrified gasoline engines, a raft of new digital connectivity functions and contemporary driving aids, some of which are appearing on a Volkswagen model for the first time.
Sources tell Wards recent leadership changes, on top of an alleged pullback in funding from parent Wanxiang Group, has shaken the company internally, while it is rumored Karma loses about $50,000 on every sale of the $135,000 Revero GT.