HAMBURG — Volkswagen Group’s supervisory board agreed on Tuesday evening to remove two seats from the automaker’s 12-person management board, sources familiar with the matter said. The news comes as Porsche CEO Oliver Blume takes over as VW Group CEO from Herbert Diess on Sept. 1. The move signals a sharper focus under Blume’s leadership
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Street takeovers are becoming an increasingly bad problem throughout the United States and as police try their hardest to clamp down on them, it turns out that Ford Mustang drivers are making them even more dangerous. The following video (frustratingly filmed in a mixture of portrait and landscape), was filmed at a busy intersection somewhere
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Bosch Group said it will invest more than $200 million to produce fuel cell stacks in the U.S. as the German supplier accelerates its transition to electrification. Bosch said on Wednesday that it will expand its existing Anderson facility, South Carolina, to support fuel cell production, which is planned to start in 2026 creating at
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4:06 AM ET Lewis Hamilton literally put a cap on a verbal spat with Formula One rival Fernando Alonso in a teasing social media post on Tuesday. Alonso, a former team mate and fellow world champion, had branded the Briton an idiot after a first-lap collision at last Sunday’s Belgian Grand Prix. Mercedes’ seven-times world
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What kind of vehicle is the 2023 Dodge Charger? What does it compare to? The 2023 Dodge Charger is a modern muscle sedan with fire-breathing V-8 power and styling that can be over-the-top in SRT trims. It’s short on real rivals, though you might consider everything from a Nissan Maxima to a Cadillac CT5 Blackwing
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BMW AG has started producing the fuel-cell systems for its hydrogen-powered iX5 crossover, moving forward with a climate-friendly alternative fuel that its German rivals don’t expect to be viable in passenger cars. “Hydrogen will become more relevant in individual mobility due to its advantages,” Chief Executive Officer Oliver Zipse said Wednesday at an opening event
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Gian Paolo Dallara, Paolo Stanzani, and Bob Wallace were at odds against their boss. These three young engineers wanted to create a Lamborghini race car to take on rival Ferrari at its own game. However, Lamborghini founder, Ferruccio Lamborghini, wasn’t onboard. Instead, he said he’d prefer a race car for the road. That was good
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Tom Pappert, a longtime Chrysler sales executive who earned a reputation as an outspoken advocate for dealers both during and after his tenure, died Monday in suburban Detroit after a three-year battle with cancer. He was 82. A native of Pittsburgh and a graduate of Duquesne University, Pappert joined Chrysler in 1962 as a trainee
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