Belgian car supply chain Auto5 has quietly transformed its web shop for tires into a complete web shop with more than 30,000 references and plenty more to come. The huge success of its web shop last year forced the tire supplier to expand its reach online as the "Belgian consumer was finally ready to shop online".
Auto5 launches web shop with more than 30,000 references
Buying a car should be as easy as buying a soda, according to Alibaba CEO Jack Ma. That is why the Chinese retailer has plans to sell cars from enormous automated machines.
A new ING report says that no one will manufacture any diesel or gasoline-powered cars in 2035.
From 2019 onward, Swedish car brand Volvo will only manufacture cars with a hybrid or electric engine, eliminating the traditional models entirely.
Car manufacturer Ford revealed that its cars with SYNC3 voice technology can place orders at coffee chain Starbucks directly.
The storm surrounding the dieselgate scandal may have passed, there is still an ongoing investigation: in Germany, investigators went to several Audi locations and to its parent company, Volkswagen. In France, a leaked report spells bad news for Renault.
French car company PSA Peugeot Citroën has paid 2.2 billion euro to acquire German car brand Opel from its current owner, American General Motors. Thanks to the deal, PSA Peugeot Citroën will become Europe's second largest car manufacturer.