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Greg Kable


Greg writes about European automakers, their new-model introductions and advance technology developments.

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Volkswagen Plans Switch to Single EV Platform

The new SSP architecture will form the backbone of the company’s long-term strategy as it eyes electric vehicle leadership.

Electrification Markets

Mercedes-Benz, Geely to Cooperate on New Gasoline Engines

The automakers plan to jointly develop and produce a new family of gasoline 4-cyls. to be used in future hybrid models from both companies at a factory in China from 2024, according to a German newspaper.


Mercedes-AMG Ups 4-Cyl. Power Ante

Mercedes-AMG introduces what it says is the world’s most powerful 4-cyl. car engine, producing 209 hp/L. Codenamed M139, the engine is hand-built at AMG’s engine plant in Affalterbach.

Propulsion Engines

BMW, Daimler Form Urban Mobility JV

The new company will focus on five mobility services, including car-sharing and ride-hailing.


BMW Begins Testing Prototype iNext EV

The CLAR platform used by the iNext has been conceived to incorporate a new autonomous technology that BMW Chairman Harald Kruger says will eventually offer Level 5 autonomy functions allowing driverless urban travel.

Propulsion Electrified Vehicles

Mercedes-Benz Unveils Autonomous Electric Concept

The Vision Urbanetic is based on a self-driving, electrically powered skateboard-style chassis that can function either as a roomy ride-sharing vehicle or cargo transporter.

Autonomy Propulsion
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