From 2020 on, Volvo aims to stop any more deaths or severe injuries in accidents involving new vehicles. The 2nd generation of the XC60 comes a few steps closer to this goal, presenting new solutions for avoiding collisions.
US hail-riding company Uber is planning to buy tens of thousands of cars with self-driving features from carmaker Volvo. It would turn the taxi service firm into the owner and operator of its own fleet of cars.
Chinese automaker Geely is launching a new car brand, 'Lynk & Co.' To signal its global ambition, Geely chose Berlin as the city in which to unveil the first Lynk-branded automobile: an SUV hybrid named 'Lynk 01.'
The world's major carmakers are cautiously upbeat about the industry's prospects for 2017, despite facing fundamental change from tighter emissions rules, electric vehicles and autonomous driving.
The White House added a fresh roadblock to Fujian Grand Chip's attempt to buy the semiconductor maker. The Obama administration cited worries about military technology being acquired from Aixtron's California subsidary.
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