As a refresher, the collaboration would be in terms of sharing a platform for EVs and in the development of autonomous driving through AI. The latter meant equal stakes in Argo AI, with future self-driving systems of both automakers coming from the same company. … [Read more...] about VW And Ford Deepen Ties To Work On City And One-Ton Vans
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Will the all-new Camry change the situation this year? In October last year analyzers and specialists predicted Volkswagen could become the world’s best-selling automaker for 2016. And they weren’t wrong, as the German manufacturer has officially been crowned as the biggest auto company in the world for the last 12 months, following four consecutive titles from Toyota. … [Read more...] about VW overtakes Toyota as world’s best-selling automaker
Alex Hitzinger will be the head of the “Artemis” project, reporting directly to Markus Duesmann as of June 1, 2020. Hitzinger was until now Board of Management Member for Technical Development at Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles, as well as Senior Vice President of the Volkswagen Group with responsibility for autonomous driving. “I value Alex Hitzinger for his strengths in innovation and implementation. We need both qualities to make major technological advances,” stated Audi CEO Duesmann, who also has overall responsibility for research and development at the Volkswagen Group. “I am also relying on his expertise to integrate future achievements into new products together with the development departments of our major Group brands. In the medium term, I expect ‘Artemis’ to provide a blueprint for a fast and agile development process at the Group, as agile as in a racing team.” … [Read more...] about What Is Audi’s Project ‘Artemis’?
'Some 1.1m unroadworthy cars being driven due to MOT test exemption' Analysis of DVSA data by Kwik Fit - the biggest MOT tester in the country - found that almost 1.1 million unroadworthy vehicles are set to return to the UK’s streets as the lockdown begins to ease and people increasingly take to their cars. … [Read more...] about The Government faces pressure to scrap the six-month coronavirus MOT exemption: Here are the cars most and least likely to pass the test
By 1971, several principal rivals had caught up with VPJ, none more so than McLaren, which arrived at the Speedway with cars that had sprouted large rear wings. While slightly draggy, they provided so much downforce that drivers were able to get on full power sooner than their rivals out of the turns, compensating for extra aero resistance on the straights. So while the Colt 71 allowed Unser to run more than 4mph quicker than his pole speed from 1970, Peter Revson’s pole-winning mark in the works McLaren was a further 4mph beyond that. Vel’s Parnelli Jones Racing had to make the best of what it had, and Unser lined up fifth. … [Read more...] about Unser to receive ‘Baby Borg’ celebrating 1970 Indy 500 win