Volkswagen Group developing ‘Landjet’ electric flagship for Audi, Bentley and Porsche – report | CarAdvice

Flagship 2024 electric car to offer seven seats in a sedan body, reports Handelsblatt. The Volkswagen Group is developing a new flagship electric vehicle for three of its premium brands, according to a report from German newspaper Handelsblatt. Codenamed ‘Landjet’, development of the top-rung electric car is reportedly being led Continue Reading

Nissan boss denies plans to drop Mitsubishi – report | CarAdvice

Nissan’s COO has quashed rumours the company is planning to sell its share of Mitsubishi. Nissan boss Ashwani Gupta has denied the car company is considering selling its large holding of Mitsubishi Motors. Following a story from business publication Bloomberg overnight, the Chief Operating Officer told media Nissan was “absolutely Continue Reading

Volkswagen pushes ahead with electric future, retools factories – report | CarAdvice

The German car company is investing big in its electric future, as it sets its eyes on Tesla. Volkswagen has revealed it is expanding its focus on electric vehicles, investing billions to retool its factories. In a call with investors and analysts on Monday, Volkswagen CEO Herbert Diess said the Continue Reading

2022 Lotus Lambda: China-built electric SUV to get 560kW hero – report | CarAdvice

The upcoming all-electric SUV will produce a maximum of 560kW from its dual-motor powertrain, while a Tesla-rivalling range of 580km is targeted. The 2022 Lotus Lambda will be built at parent-company Geely’s new $1.31-billion factory in Wuhan, China, according to the latest report from Autocar.com. This latest story is accompanied Continue Reading

Mini boss outlines future product plan: Bigger Countryman, Rocketman coming – report | CarAdvice

Mini looks to introduce new models, in a push to becoming Reports from Auto Express in the UK claim Mini is set to introduce three new products by 2024: a smaller version of its three-door hatch, a full-EV crossover built in China, and a larger iteration of its Countryman. As Continue Reading

Ford developing a 6.8-litre engine for Mustang, F-150 – report | CarAdvice

Trade union boss lets slip about a new ‘big block’ engine on the way from Ford. Ford may be developing a brand-new engine for use in the Mustang and F-150, according to the head of the Canadian auto workers union. President of Unifor, Jerry Dias, mentioned a new 6.8-litre Ford Continue Reading

Mini Electric John Cooper Works in development – report | CarAdvice

A sporty version of the fully-electric Mini hatch is on its way, with a mule spotted testing in Germany. It appears as if a Mini Electric John Cooper Works is currently in development. Spies have spotted an unusual camouflaged Mini Electric driving outside of BMW’s test centre, adjacent to the Continue Reading

Battery Ram! Electric pick-up coming, says boss – report | CarAdvice

With an all-electric Ford F-150 just around the corner, Ram has committed to a battery-powered pick-up of its own. A fully-electric version of the Ram 1500 pick-up is currently in development, it has been confirmed. Fiat-Chrysler (FCA) boss, Mike Manley, made the announcement during a conference call discussing third-quarter earnings, Continue Reading

Fiat-Chrysler and Peugeot-Citroën groups set for European approval – report | CarAdvice

The $53.3 billion merger will consolidate 14 manufacturers, and ultimately form the world’s fourth largest automotive group. A high-profile merger between FCA (Fiat-Chrysler) and PSA (Peugeot-Citroën) is reportedly set for approval by the European Commission. News outlet Reuters reported earlier this week that sources close to the matter confirmed the Continue Reading

Kia boss to electrify brand with relaunch – report | CarAdvice

In his first interview with Western media, Kia’s boss has revealed the company will be relaunching with a focus on EVs. Kia CEO Ho-Sung Song is preparing to relaunch the company as it begins rolling out a range of electrified cars. In an interview with Automotive News, Mr Song revealed Continue Reading