Tag: EU

Rare Rides: A 1967 Glas 2600 V8 (and Future BMW Coupe)

<img data-attachment-id="1691464" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/11880426.jpg" data-orig-size="762,456" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="1967 Glas 2600 V8" data-image-description=" https://www.carandclassic.co.uk/car/C1141456?fbclid=IwAR1xE9i9gnjLuvHKKAd7Qx97pLboAZZRugCrt_z97VMSC6MSSFXEToznbhs ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/11880426-450×269.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/11880426-610×365.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1691464 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/11880426-610×365.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”365″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/11880426-610×365.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/11880426-75×45.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/11880426-450×269.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/11880426-120×72.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/11880426.jpg 762w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>Today’s Rare Ride is a German V8 luxury coupe that was designed in Italy and hails from a brand […]

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France and EU ready to respond with sanctions in U.S. trade dispute: French minister

FILE PHOTO: French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire attends a joint news conference with German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz and German Economy Minister Peter Altmaier after a meeting in Paris, France, September 19, 2019. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes/File Photo PARIS (Reuters) – France and the European Union (EU) are ready to respond “with sanctions” if the United […]

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Rare Rides: The Original Audi 5000 From 1980

<img data-attachment-id="1690588" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/68675517_10114323819078665_302376258962980864_n.jpg" data-orig-size="960,640" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="1980 Audi 5000" data-image-description=" https://www.facebook.com/groups/262402381232809?view=permalink&id=535189163954128 ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/68675517_10114323819078665_302376258962980864_n-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/68675517_10114323819078665_302376258962980864_n-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1690588 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/68675517_10114323819078665_302376258962980864_n-610×407.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/68675517_10114323819078665_302376258962980864_n-610×407.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/68675517_10114323819078665_302376258962980864_n-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/68675517_10114323819078665_302376258962980864_n-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/68675517_10114323819078665_302376258962980864_n-768×512.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/68675517_10114323819078665_302376258962980864_n-120×80.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/68675517_10114323819078665_302376258962980864_n.jpg 960w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>Before Audi revolutionized rallying and four-wheel drive cars with the Ur-Quattro circa 1980, the company made front-drive vehicles […]

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Jaguar Land Rover to Close UK Factories in November, Cites Brexit

<img data-attachment-id="1690804" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/shutterstock_1513610063.jpg" data-orig-size="1000,750" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"1"}" data-image-title="jaguar land rover dealership UK" data-image-description=" jax10289/Shutterstock ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/shutterstock_1513610063-450×338.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/shutterstock_1513610063-610×458.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1690804″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/shutterstock_1513610063-610×458.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”458″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/shutterstock_1513610063-610×458.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/shutterstock_1513610063-75×56.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/shutterstock_1513610063-450×338.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/shutterstock_1513610063-768×576.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/shutterstock_1513610063-120×90.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/shutterstock_1513610063.jpg 1000w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Jaguar Land Rover intends to close factories in the United Kingdom for a week in […]

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Rare Rides: A René Bonnet Le Mans From 1963 – French and Fiberglass

<img data-attachment-id="1689716" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/large_classic-rene-bonnet-le-mans-cabriolet-roadster-1963-blue-for-sale-1.jpg" data-orig-size="1200,900" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"3.9","credit":"","camera":"FinePix XP80 XP81 XP85","caption":"","created_timestamp":"1541460255","copyright":"","focal_length":"5","iso":"100","shutter_speed":"0.0095238095238095","title":"","orientation":"1"}" data-image-title="1963 Rene Bonnet Le Mans" data-image-description=" https://dyler.com/cars/9858/rene-bonnet-le-mans-cabriolet-roadster-1963-blue-for-sale#car-images-29 ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/large_classic-rene-bonnet-le-mans-cabriolet-roadster-1963-blue-for-sale-1-450×338.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/large_classic-rene-bonnet-le-mans-cabriolet-roadster-1963-blue-for-sale-1-610×458.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1689716 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/large_classic-rene-bonnet-le-mans-cabriolet-roadster-1963-blue-for-sale-1-610×458.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”458″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/large_classic-rene-bonnet-le-mans-cabriolet-roadster-1963-blue-for-sale-1-610×458.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/large_classic-rene-bonnet-le-mans-cabriolet-roadster-1963-blue-for-sale-1-75×56.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/large_classic-rene-bonnet-le-mans-cabriolet-roadster-1963-blue-for-sale-1-450×338.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/large_classic-rene-bonnet-le-mans-cabriolet-roadster-1963-blue-for-sale-1-768×576.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/large_classic-rene-bonnet-le-mans-cabriolet-roadster-1963-blue-for-sale-1-120×90.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/large_classic-rene-bonnet-le-mans-cabriolet-roadster-1963-blue-for-sale-1.jpg 1200w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>Today’s Rare Ride is one of the more obscure vehicles seen on these […]

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Rare Rides: A Citroën Van From 1972 Says HY

<img data-attachment-id="1682204" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/00X0X_ekmZSvKTELH_1200x900.jpg" data-orig-size="1200,900" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="1972 Citroen HY" data-image-description=" https://dallas.craigslist.org/mdf/cto/d/arlington-1972-citroen-hy-van/6932440966.html ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/00X0X_ekmZSvKTELH_1200x900-450×338.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/00X0X_ekmZSvKTELH_1200x900-610×458.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1682204 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/00X0X_ekmZSvKTELH_1200x900-610×458.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”458″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/00X0X_ekmZSvKTELH_1200x900-610×458.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/00X0X_ekmZSvKTELH_1200x900-75×56.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/00X0X_ekmZSvKTELH_1200x900-450×338.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/00X0X_ekmZSvKTELH_1200x900-768×576.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/00X0X_ekmZSvKTELH_1200x900-120×90.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/00X0X_ekmZSvKTELH_1200x900.jpg 1200w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>We’ve lately had some fun Citroën times here at Rare Rides, with the most recent entry being a custom-built […]

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EU fines Qualcomm $272 million for modem antitrust violations

(Reuters) — Qualcomm, the world’s number one chipmaker, was fined 242 million euros ($272 million) by the European Commission on Thursday for blocking a rival from the market about a decade ago, its second EU antitrust penalty. The European Commission, the EU’s competition regulator, accused Qualcomm of predatory pricing between 2009 and 2011 aimed at […]

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Europe Wants to Compete With China’s Battery Production, Eventually

<img data-attachment-id="1680516" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_548313280.jpg" data-orig-size="1000,667" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="EV charging station streetside europe" data-image-description=" Guteksk7/Shutterstock ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_548313280-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_548313280-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1680516″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_548313280-610×407.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_548313280-610×407.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_548313280-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_548313280-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_548313280-768×512.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_548313280-120×80.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_548313280.jpg 1000w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Wary that China might have the battery market totally cornered by the time electric vehicles […]

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Why Europe just boosted 5G over Wi-Fi for connected cars

Depending on your perspective, the future of transportation just became either a lot clearer or a little more complicated, as European Union member states yesterday rejected (via Reuters) an effort to mandate Wi-Fi as the standard for future car-to-car communications. Twenty-one EU countries voted against a European Commission plan that would have shut out 5G cellular […]

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EU Emission Fines Could Spell Trouble for Automakers in 2021, Especially VW and FCA

<img data-attachment-id="1679690" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_272668181.jpg" data-orig-size="1000,665" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="emissions car exhaust tail pipe" data-image-description=" Rasulov/Shutterstock ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_272668181-450×299.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_272668181-610×406.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1679690″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_272668181-610×406.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”406″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_272668181-610×406.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_272668181-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_272668181-450×299.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_272668181-768×511.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_272668181-120×80.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_272668181.jpg 1000w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> A recent study from consulting firm AlixPartners has suggested that automakers could be in for […]

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EU AI experts urge nations to avoid mass surveillance

Establish an AI Awareness Day on Alan Turing’s birthday and avoid government mass surveillance. These were two of the investment and policy recommendations a group of more than 50 AI experts from across the European Union offered today. “While there may be a strong temptation for governments to ‘secure society’ by building a pervasive surveillance […]

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Finland leads list of Europe’s most digitally advanced nations

The European Union’s annual report on digital societies has placed Finland in the pole position among member nations thanks to its high rates of mobile broadband connectivity, digital skills and e-government initiatives. In general, Northern European countries dominate the top spots on the EU’s annual Digital Economy and Society Index that was released today. After […]

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Trade War Watch: Automotive Tariffs and the European Union

<img data-attachment-id="1634366" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/Trump-Kiss-e1532632832125.jpg" data-orig-size="891,510" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="Trump Juncker EU Trade Kiss" data-image-description=" Image: The White House ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/Trump-Kiss-e1532632832125-450×258.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/Trump-Kiss-e1532632832125-610×349.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1634366″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/Trump-Kiss-e1532632832125-610×349.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”349″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/Trump-Kiss-e1532632832125-610×349.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/Trump-Kiss-e1532632832125-75×43.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/Trump-Kiss-e1532632832125-450×258.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/Trump-Kiss-e1532632832125-768×440.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/Trump-Kiss-e1532632832125-120×69.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/Trump-Kiss-e1532632832125.jpg 891w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> It’s been nearly a year since President Donald Trump and European Commission President […]

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