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Verstappen and Stroll collide in eventful Portuguese practice

Max Verstappen and Lance Stroll collided in an eventful second practice for the first Portuguese Grand Prix in 24 years on Friday while Valtteri Bottas set the pace for Formula One champions Mercedes.

European recovery helps cushion Renault's sales

Renault's cost-cutting plan is on track and it should have positive cash flow from cars by the end of 2020, the French carmaker said on Friday, as sales recovered from a slump during the first wave of coronavirus lockdowns.

Daimler lifts profit forecast as China snaps up luxury cars

Daimler raised its profit outlook for 2020 on Friday after a record 24% jump in Chinese demand for its Mercedes-Benz cars boosted margins in the third quarter, though it warned that a spike in COVID-19 infections made forecasting hard.

Renault to end van collaboration with Fiat ahead of Fiat/PSA deal

福利网站Renault will stop making vans for rival Fiat Chrysler (FCA) , its deputy chief executive Clotilde Delbos said on Friday, as the Italian carmaker finalises a merger agreement with Peugeot-maker PSA Group .

Britain signs first major post-Brexit trade deal with Japan

Britain and Japan formally signed a trade agreement on Friday, marking Britain's first big post-Brexit deal on trade, as it continues to struggle to agree on a deal with its closest trading partners in the European Union.

China's carmakers seek more government support for smart car supply chain

福利网站China's auto industry has called for more government support and tie-ups between auto and tech companies on technologies, such as software and semiconductors, to make the country's smart car supply chain more self-sufficient.

German factories hum, services shrink in two-speed economy - PMI

German private sector activity grew for the fourth month running in October, a survey showed on Friday, but while the manufacturing sector expanded at a faster rate, services activity shrank, suggesting Europe's largest economy is operating at two speeds.

Japan set to target zero emissions by 2050 in policy shift

福利网站Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga is set to bind Japan to a target for carbon neutrality by 2050, a shift in stance that will bring the country in line with the European Union and more than 60 other nations in efforts to combat climate change.

UK plans for self-driving cars threaten safety - insurance group

British government plans that could allow self-driving cars on motorways as soon as 2021 would put lives at risk because the available automated technology falls well short of human driving capabilities, UK insurance group Thatcham Research said on Friday.

Auto startups chasing Tesla race past red flags to go public

福利网站Missed out on the Tesla rally but still want to surf the electric vehicle wave?

Tesla sets revenue record, makes profit thanks to pollution credit sales to rivals

Tesla Inc on Wednesday reported its fifth consecutive quarterly profit on record revenue of $8.8 billion, boosted by an uptick in vehicle deliveries and sales of environmental regulatory credits to other automakers.

New SuperCharge series aims to showcase electric road cars

A new electric road car-based series announced plans on Wednesday to launch in 2022 with races in cities around the world.

Explainer: Tesla's self-driving ambitions get a reboot

福利网站Tesla Inc Chief Executive Elon Musk on Tuesday evening tweeted that the electric car maker will be rolling out a new version of its Full Self Driving software, the latest attempt by the California-based company to tout autonomous driving.

Formula One statistics for the Portuguese Grand Prix

福利网站Some statistics for Sunday's Portuguese Formula One Grand Prix at the Algarve International Circuit near Portimao, the 12th race of the season:

Uber offers more than one billion euros to buy Daimler/BMW's freenow - Manager Magazin

Ride-hailing firm Uber has offered more than 1 billion euros to buy Daimler and BMW's joint mobility services company Freenow, Manager Magazin said on Wednesday.

Portugal limits attendance for F1 race to 27,500

Sunday's Portuguese Formula One Grand Prix will be limited to 27,500 spectators per day due to a rise in COVID-19 cases in the country, the government said on Wednesday.

Tesla supplier LG Chem to boost battery capacity

福利网站Electric vehicle battery maker LG Chem plans to triple production capacity for cylindrical batteries used by Tesla and others, and is considering expansion in Europe and North America to meet surging demand, it said on Wednesday.

World trade rebounding slowly, outlook uncertain - U.N. report

福利网站The value of global trade is set to fall by 7% to 9% in 2020 from the previous year, despite signs of a fragile rebound led by China in the third quarter, a United Nations report said on Wednesday.

Can Tesla hit 2020 delivery goal? Investors watch for Musk steer

福利网站When Tesla Inc reports results for the third quarter after the bell on Wednesday, it will be the next three months, and whether Chief Executive Elon Musk can achieve the company's ambitious year-end goal, that analysts will be interested in.

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