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Amazon Created Team Focused on Driverless Vehicle Technology

April 24, 2017
Amazon.com Inc. has created a team focused on driverless-vehicle technology to help navigate the retail giant’s role in the shake-up of transportation, according to people briefed on the matter.

Japan dreams of a hydrogen society

April 24, 2017
As home market to two of the three global carmakers selling hydrogen fuel cell vehicles, Japan is understandably optimistic about the outlook for hydrogen-powered cars.

Apple self-driving car testing plan gives clues to tech program

April 22, 2017
Apple Inc outlined a plan to train operators of self-driving cars in documents submitted to California regulators earlier this month, the latest clues to the company's autonomous vehicle technology aspirations.

EU to propose linking CO2 emissions for trucks, cars to road toll charges

April 21, 2017
The European Commission is to propose making cars, trucks, buses and vans pay higher road toll charges the more CO2 they emit as it seeks to cut road transport's carbon footprint, two EU officials said.

Indorama Ventures Announces Acquisition of Europe’s Leading Tire Cord Manufacturer

April 17, 2017
Indorama Ventures Public Company Limited (IVL), a global chemical producer, today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Glanzstoff Group. Glanzstoff is a major European manufacturer of tire cord fabrics and single-end-cords (SEC) for high performance tire applications. This transaction is expected to close during the second quarter of 2017, subject to regulatory approval.

Musk mocks short sellers as Tesla passes Ford in market value

April 3, 2017
As Tesla Inc.'s strong quarterly vehicle deliveries sent its stock to a record high on Monday, CEO Elon Musk took a swipe at traders betting the luxury electric car company is on a road to ruin.
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