GLOBAL

Why Ford, Chanel and other companies pitch in during a crisis - without the government ordering them to

Severe shortages of critical medical supplies have prompted governments to compel private companies to fill the gap...

By Elham Mafi-Kreft and Steven Kreft 26 May 2020

GLOBAL

Ford, GE Healthcare partner to produce ventilators

Ford Motor Company, in collaboration with GE Healthcare, will begin producing third-party ventilators to help coronavirus patients...

1 Apr 2020

GLOBAL

Leadership changes at Ford Motor Company

The changes come as Ford is moving with urgency to fully integrate and accelerate its transformation into a higher-growth, higher-margin business by leveraging smart, connected vehicles and services...

14 Feb 2020

GLOBAL

Electric cars might not yet be green, but we should buy them anyway

Our power plants may be dirty now. But unlike combustion vehicles, electric cars give us the chance to finally free ourselves from high-carbon travel...

By Ranald Boydell 3 Dec 2019

GLOBAL

Elon Musk says Netflix and YouTube are coming to Teslas

"Netflix and drive" might become a thing now that Elon Musk revealed upcoming support for the streaming service and YouTube on his Tesla vehicles...

By Shereesa Moodley 31 Jul 2019

SWEDEN

Sweden's new road powers electric vehicles - what's the environmental impact?

Sweden has built the first smart road that will allow electric vehicles to charge as they drive...

By Rick Greenough 26 Apr 2018

SOUTH AFRICA

Hyundai i30 N passes Arctic Circle test

As part of its final development programme, the high-performance model Hyundai i30 N has been tested on a frozen lake in temperatures as low as minus 30°C... [video]

3 Apr 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

Volvo deploys self-driving truck in Swedish mine

Volvo's fully autonomous truck is the first in the world to be tested in operations deep underground in the Kristineberg Mine...

14 Sep 2016

SOUTH AFRICA

Volvo's autonomous driving experiment kicks off in Sweden

Volvo Cars has officially kicked off Drive Me, an advanced public autonomous driving (AD) experiment. On the morning of 9 September 2016...

12 Sep 2016

SWEDEN

Sweden's Volvo reports spike in profits

STOCKHOLM: Sweden's Volvo, the world's second-largest maker of trucks, said on Friday, 24 October, it saw a spike in profits in the third quarter, boosted by thriving sales in the US and Japanese markets.

28 Oct 2014

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