The all-wheel-drive i4 M50 takes performance honors. It gets two electric motors, one on the front axle with 255 hp and another at the rear with 308-hp. Together they develop a combined system output of 536 hp and 586 lb.-ft. of torque.
Hiring a new software engineering team to build a software infrastructure from scratch is less cost-effective and more time-consuming than working with a software partner who can get OEMs ramped up quickly, which is key in the race to digitizing...
The UAW, which is facing the loss of jobs held by union members as the industry moves away from vehicles with internal-combustion engines, is pressing automakers such as General Motors and Ford for additional work and investment at plants in the U.S.
Ratings agency Fitch says the shortage is disrupting automotive production and may delay any recovery of new-vehicle sales and profitability. “Car-makers could lose about 230,000 units of production in North America” in first-quarter 2021, Fitch...
Established automakers are going to fight like hell to keep what they’ve got. It’s going to be the greatest battle this industry has ever seen, against startups Tesla, Fisker, Arrival, Rivian, Faraday Future, Lucid, Nikola and others.
The Ioniq 5 supports 800V charging as standard functionality but can handle 400V charging with no additional hardware or adapters. In the real world, that technology gives the car the ability to charge from 10% to 80% in just 18 minutes.
In one test, a school bus equipped with cellular vehicle-to-everything technology automatically sent out a signal to a nearby Audi e-tron. The bus driver did not need to take any special steps to trigger the notification.