• CIO Klaus Straub leaves BMW

  • What took the air out of Dyson’s electric car project?

  • Stricter EU CO2 regulations will reshape vehicle platforms and car design

  • In interview, Volkswagen brand software boss Christian Senger sees need for more digital capabilities

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BMW

BMW executive: German automakers opt for steady, profitable growth in mobility services

2019-10-15T18:51:00+01:00By Arjen Bongard

It’s been less than a year since archrivals BMW and Daimler received the regulatory approvals needed to merge their mobility services into a new jointly owned company and the two German premium car groups are moving steadily ahead with plans to develop revenue streams that can, one day, offset expected declines in traditional new-car sales.

Toyota

Toyota to show new Mirai fuel-cell vehicle at Tokyo show

2019-10-13T13:27:00+01:00By Arjen Bongard

Toyota Motor will show the second generation of the fuel cell-powered Mirai sedan at the upcoming Tokyo Motor Show. The car, which is set to go into production late next year, will have greater driving range, improved performance and an updated design. 

GM

Consortium to develop computing platform for autonomous vehicles

2019-10-13T12:00:00+01:00By Arjen Bongard

Under pressure to cut costs, a group of automotive and IT companies has formed a consortium to develop a common computing platform for autonomous vehicles.

Dyson

Dyson scraps plan to build electric vehicle

2019-10-11T11:29:00+01:00By Arjen Bongard,

Vacuum cleaner maker Dyson has scrapped plans to build an electric vehicle, highlighting the difficulties non-automotive companies face when they want to build a car.

Renault

Renault names CFO Delbos interim CEO; ends mandate of Bollore

2019-10-11T10:27:00+01:00

Renault named CFO Clotilde Delbos interim chief executive with immediate effect and terminated the mandate of its previous top executive, Thierry Bollore. The French carmaker didn’t give any reasons for the change, but said Delbos will serve as CEO until a new permanent chief executive is appointed. 

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