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Meet the father of the Polestar 1

Meet the father of the Polestar 1

When Polestar CEO Thomas Ingenlath picked Joakim Rydholm to be the lead development engineer for the company’s first model as a stand-alone brand, Rydholm thought about it "for maybe a second and then said, Yes!"


How Volvo

How Volvo's Polestar is getting its debut model up to speed

The Polestar 1’s initial production run will reach the Volvo subsidiary’s first customers later this year, which explains the intense amount of fine-tuning still going on at the Hallered Proving Grounds, near Gothenburg.

 

 


U.S. trade chief says talking with China won

U.S. trade chief says talking with China won't stop cheating

Washington wants changes from Beijing that would rewrite the terms of trade between the two countries by improving intellectual property protection, halting forced technology transfers and industrial subsidies and removing other barriers.


Trump says he

Trump says he'll have 'extended' meeting with China's Xi

Confirmation of the meeting comes after President Trump repeatedly threatened to raise tariffs if Xi didn’t sit with him at the June 28-29 summit in Osaka.


Search suspended for missing auto journalist

Search suspended for missing auto journalist

The search Saturday focused on the Mokelumne River Canyon, logging more than 448 miles on foot, in addition to efforts via boat and helicopter.


VW steps up software push with

VW steps up software push with 'vw.os' operating system

VW said all its new models would use the "vw.os," platform and the Volkswagen Automotive Cloud by 2025.


Ford takes regulator for a spin in bid to save connected cars

Ford takes regulator for a spin in bid to save connected cars

Ford and other carmakers such as BMW and Toyota don’t want to lose the rights they gained in 1999 from the FCC for a system designed to link cars, roadside beacons and traffic lights into a seamless wireless communication web.


VW explores move from longtime suburban Detroit office

VW explores move from longtime suburban Detroit office

VW is exploring several options for its office north of Detroit. It could move elsewhere in the northern Detroit suburbs, it could develop a new office building, it could move within Auburn Hills, Mich., or it could stay put in its current location.  


Nvidia partners with truckmaker AB Volvo for driverless AI

Nvidia partners with truckmaker AB Volvo for driverless AI

The deal to develop a self-driving system for commercial vehicles is a boost for Nvidia, which parted ways with Tesla last year. 


VW defends launch of high-priced

VW defends launch of high-priced 'mass-market' EV

VW said its ID3 will be an electric car "for the millions and not the millionaires." But the ID3 will not be immediately become a car for the masses because the launch edition of the Golf-sized hatchback costs more than the entry version of the midsize Passat.