Daimler considering the future of Smart

Daimler is reported to be considering the future of its Smart brand, with a decision to be taken over its future by the end of the year. A report in German newspaper Handelsblatt suggests the German manufacturing group is losing patience with its small-car brand, which has posted a series of losses … Continue reading

Carmakers in push for European battery development

The Volkswagen Group (VW) and further European partners are joining forces to form the European Battery Union (EBU). The new establishment will look to forge ahead with battery research throughout Europe and hopes to remove the reliance of continental manufacturers on Asian suppliers of electric vehicle (EV) technology. The new consortium … Continue reading