Automotive

  • Do you bet on self-driving vehicles? So … Nvidia

    At the dawn of the automobile, you might have been right that cars were going to be big, but would most likely still have been wrong...

  • Didi Chuxing would continue subsidising rides

    Didi Chuxing, the Chinese ride-hailing group, said it would continue subsidising rides “for the foreseeable future”, despite this week’s merger with rival Uber aimed at...

  • Uber is seeking indipendence from Google

    Uber is preparing to pour $500 million into an ambitious global mapping project as it seeks to wean itself off dependence on Google Maps and pave...

  • Chinese government has legalised car-hailing

    The Chinese government has formally legalised online car-hailing services including San Francisco-based Uber and Beijing-based Didi Chuxing, giving a boost to an industry that has until...

  • Chinese ride hailing price war is decelerating

    Didi Chuxing, China’s leading car hailing app, has been quietly increasing its prices in several cities since last month, in a sign that the country’s cash-burning...

  • BMW self-driving cars by 2021

    BMW is aiming to produce fully self-driving cars by 2021 after entering a partnership with US computer chip group Intel and Israeli sensor maker Mobileye. Yesterday the...

  • Formula E will race in Manhattan

    Formula E, the electric car racing championship, has gained agreement for a race in New York next year — achieving an ambition long held by its...

  • BASF has purchased Albemarle’s Chemetall

    BASF, the German chemicals group, has joined the sector’s recent drive toward consolidation by purchasing Albemarle’s Chemetall unit for $3.2 billion. Albemarle is a $9 billion specialty...

  • Car ownership will begin to fall

    Uber is to more than double the scope of its ride-sharing operations within London in an attempt to tempt commuters to leave their cars at home. The...

  • The hypercar developed by Aston and Red Bull

    The most expensive road car in British history is twice oversubscribed weeks before it will be unveiled by Aston Martin, after a series of secret showings...

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