Tag: partnerships

Volkswagen Breaks Bond With Tech Partner, Moves Closer to Ford

<img data-attachment-id="1624256" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/Volkswagen_makes_rapid_progress_in_realigning_its_North_American_strategy-Large-7891-e1525706387496.jpg" data-orig-size="3712,2349" 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="Herbert Diess Jetta 2017" data-image-description=" Volkswagen ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/Volkswagen_makes_rapid_progress_in_realigning_its_North_American_strategy-Large-7891-e1525706387496-450×285.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/Volkswagen_makes_rapid_progress_in_realigning_its_North_American_strategy-Large-7891-e1525706387496-610×386.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1624256 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/Volkswagen_makes_rapid_progress_in_realigning_its_North_American_strategy-Large-7891-e1525706387496-610×386.jpg” alt=”Herbert Diess Jetta 2017″ width=”610″ height=”386″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/Volkswagen_makes_rapid_progress_in_realigning_its_North_American_strategy-Large-7891-e1525706387496-610×386.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/Volkswagen_makes_rapid_progress_in_realigning_its_North_American_strategy-Large-7891-e1525706387496-75×47.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/Volkswagen_makes_rapid_progress_in_realigning_its_North_American_strategy-Large-7891-e1525706387496-450×285.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/Volkswagen_makes_rapid_progress_in_realigning_its_North_American_strategy-Large-7891-e1525706387496-768×486.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/Volkswagen_makes_rapid_progress_in_realigning_its_North_American_strategy-Large-7891-e1525706387496-120×76.jpg 120w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Volkswagen is close to sealing a deal with Ford Motor Company for the next phase […]

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Fiat Chrysler Teams Up With Aurora to (Eventually) Leave Steering Wheels Behind

<img data-attachment-id="1515577" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/2017-Ram-ProMaster-City-white.jpg" data-orig-size="1400,933" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"4.5","credit":"A.J. Mueller","camera":"Canon EOS 5D Mark III","caption":"2017 Ram ProMaster City Tradesman SLT","created_timestamp":"1418578632","copyright":"","focal_length":"63","iso":"160","shutter_speed":"0.04","title":"2017 Ram ProMaster City Tradesman SLT","orientation":"1"}" data-image-title="2017 Ram ProMaster City Tradesman SLT" data-image-description=" Image: FCA ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/2017-Ram-ProMaster-City-white-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/2017-Ram-ProMaster-City-white-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1515577 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/2017-Ram-ProMaster-City-white-610×407.jpg” alt=”2017 Ram ProMaster City Tradesman SLT – Image: FCA” width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/2017-Ram-ProMaster-City-white-610×407.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/2017-Ram-ProMaster-City-white-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/2017-Ram-ProMaster-City-white-450×300.jpg 450w, […]

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FCA Chairman: Make No Mistake – We’re Still on the Prowl

<img data-attachment-id="1649766" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/2019-Ram-1500-North-Edition-downhill.jpg" data-orig-size="916,515" 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="2019 Ram 1500 North Edition downhill" data-image-description=" FCA ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/2019-Ram-1500-North-Edition-downhill-450×253.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/2019-Ram-1500-North-Edition-downhill-610×343.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1649766 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/2019-Ram-1500-North-Edition-downhill-610×343.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”343″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/2019-Ram-1500-North-Edition-downhill-610×343.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/2019-Ram-1500-North-Edition-downhill-75×42.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/2019-Ram-1500-North-Edition-downhill-450×253.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/2019-Ram-1500-North-Edition-downhill-768×432.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/2019-Ram-1500-North-Edition-downhill-120×67.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/2019-Ram-1500-North-Edition-downhill.jpg 916w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Thursday night’s falling apart of the proposed Fiat Chrysler-Renault merger was a setback for […]

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Thanks, Toyota: Subaru to Gain an Electric Crossover, EV Platform

<img data-attachment-id="1558225" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/MY18_Legacy-exterior3-e1493220521816.jpg" data-orig-size="3000,2002" 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="Subaru Legacy 2018 Logo Emblem Grille" data-image-description=" Image: Subaru ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/MY18_Legacy-exterior3-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/MY18_Legacy-exterior3-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1558225 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/MY18_Legacy-exterior3-610×407.jpg” alt=”Subaru Legacy 2018 Logo Emblem Grille” width=”610″ height=”407″> This is what handing 16.8 percent of your company’s ownership to another automaker gets you. Just days after BMW and Jaguar Land Rover announced […]

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Jaguar Land Rover and BMW Partner Up on Electrification

On the eve of D-Day, a British automaker and its German rival have teamed up to defeat a modern foe: spiraling development costs born of electrification. Europe’s going green these days, and the need to ditch diesel (and eventually gas) to satisfy the boys on Brussel, coupled with a general cooling off in Western demand, […]

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GM, Michelin Team Up for Airless Tires

General Motors and tiremaker Michelin no doubt hope a joint research agreement announced Tuesday bears riper fruit than Goodyear’s early-60s attempt to offer illuminated Neothane tires. The two companies plan to develop and test an airless, puncture-resistant tire, aka the Unique Puncture-proof Tire System (Uptis), with the intent to introduce the product on GM vehicles […]

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