Waymo to Volvo: “We need more partners”

Hey, whatever happened to Waymo? Weren’t they supposed to launch an autonomous robotaxi service worldwide or something? Well if you’ve been wondering you’re in luck. They’ve just announced a partnership with Volvo: On the path to building the World’s Most Experienced Driver, we partner with some of the world’s largest automakers to realize our mission […]

Diess on Thin Ice

As much as Volkswagen tried to make Diess’s new role look like “a normal part of the brand’s evolution”, it’s been clear to pretty much everyone watching that there’s a lot of drama going on behind the scenes of Germany’s largest automaker. Christiaan Hetzner spills the tea for a story in Automotive News titled “Diess […]

Musical Chairs as Volkswagen Flails

Although Volkswagen Group has announced a bold plan to transition all of their vehicles to electric drivetrains, bending reality to fit that plan is another story altogether. As the transition faces setbacks, German Publication “Auto Motor Und Sport” reports that Volkswagen Group executives could be getting ready for a little a game of musical chairs: […]

Dealerships Across America Destroyed in Latest Hit to Legacy Auto

The first half of 2020 has been trying for almost everyone, and that includes legacy auto. As if production and supply chain issues weren’t enough, many stealerships dealerships across America have been vandalized and attacked. In many cases cars were destroyed, crashed, or stolen. Whitney McDonald and Krystal Hur have the story at Automotive News: […]

Mercedes “Tesla Killer” EQC Sold 700 Units Total

Simon Alvarez has the latest on the Mercedes-Benz EV, the EQC: The Mercedes-Benz EQC, a vehicle once considered as a potential “Tesla Killer” and a legitimate threat to the Model X, has reportedly sold less than 700 units in its home country since it was launched. This was according to data from Germany’s Federal Motor […]