from India Insight:

Trending at #AutoExpo – green cars, compact SUVs, models without engines

February 5, 2016

India’s biggest auto show began this week in the suburbs of New Delhi. The event amounts to public relations, but is important for the 1,500 companies that show up, all of which want a piece of what likely will be the third-largest passenger car market by 2020. The new launches and displays also tell us what companies think are the latest consumer preferences and what the upcoming trends will be. Here’s what hot at Auto Expo 2016:

from Viewsroom:

Gas guzzlers, Al Jazeera and VW follies

January 15, 2016

The falling price of oil is putting U.S. carmakers in a quandary – and may have contributed to the demise of Al Jazeera America. Plus: Volkswagen can’t seem to keep its foot out of its mouth.

from Breakingviews:

Thruppence: Which brand of electric car?

By Breakingviews Columnists
January 10, 2016

The authors are Reuters Breakingviews columnists. The opinions expressed are their own.

from Breakingviews:

VW’s U.S. lawsuit shows reboot is only half done

January 5, 2016

The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are his own.

from India Insight:

Experience shows Delhi’s “even/odd” car plan won’t cut massive pollution – U.S. expert

By Alex J Richardson
December 10, 2015

A traffic police officer directs traffic in front of India's presidential palace Rashtrapati Bhavan amid dense smog in New Delhi November 14, 2012. REUTERS/B Mathur/Files

from Morning Bid with David Gaffen:

I can’t drive 55

June 2, 2015

Automotive sales could push the market into higher gear if last month brought the kind of rebound that investors are looking for.

from The Great Debate:

‘Fast and Furious': Has America’s basic building block become the posse?

By Lynn Stuart Parramore
May 4, 2015

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Paul Walker (L) and Vin Diesel star in 'Furious 7.' Universal Pictures

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Fast and Furious movies are blazing a trail into the record books. The 2013 Fast & Furious 6, which hauled in $788 million worldwide, has now been topped by Furious 7, which zoomed from a record-breaking opening weekend to four consecutive weeks at No. 1. (Avengers: Age of Ultron took the top spot this past weekend.). Furious 7 has made a dizzying $1.3 billion worldwide, behind only Avatar and Titanic. It might just outpace them, too.

from Breakingviews:

Tech drive strips old-school carmakers of clout

By Breakingviews Columnists
March 2, 2015

By Breakingviews columnists

The authors are Reuters Breakingviews columnists. The opinions expressed are their own.

from Breakingviews:

Rob Cox: It took the Grim Reaper to restructure GM

January 14, 2015

By Rob Cox

The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are his own. 

from Breakingviews:

Tech steering carmakers down valuation dead end

January 12, 2015

By Antony Currie and Olaf Storbeck

The authors are Reuters Breakingviews columnists. The opinions expressed are their own.