VW unveils apple-skinned SUV challenger to Tesla's Model X

Business / Corporate Apr 15, 2019

VW unveils apple-skinned SUV challenger to Tesla's Model X

Volkswagen AG unveiled an electric sport utility vehicle concept to challenge Tesla Inc.'s Model X as part of the auto industry's largest push into battery-powered vehicles. The full-size SUV, available from 2021, features rotating lounge seats covered in so-called AppleSkin — an artificial leather made ...

VW to take on Tesla X in China from 2021 with electric SUV

Business / Tech Apr 15, 2019

VW to take on Tesla X in China from 2021 with electric SUV

Volkswagen plans to build a fully electric sports utility vehicle (SUV) for China from 2021, taking on the Chinese market leader Tesla's Model X as the German carmaker ramps up production of zero emissions vehicles. The planned new SUV is the latest move in Volkswagen's ...

Rolls-Royce savors blowout demand for Cullinan SUV starting at $325,000

Business Mar 6, 2019

Rolls-Royce savors blowout demand for Cullinan SUV starting at $325,000

Rolls-Royce Motor Cars is having a hard time meeting demand for its Cullinan sport utility vehicle, as the high-end British automaker's biggest-ever model has proved popular with its ultra-rich clientele. Production of the SUV, which starts at $325,000 before customization — and almost all Rolls-Royce ...

Lamborghini chases new customers with first SUV

Business Dec 5, 2017

Lamborghini chases new customers with first SUV

Lamborghini unveiled its first sport-utility vehicle (SUV) on Monday, as the Volkswagen-owned luxury sports car brand strives to grab a share of a fast-growing market. Produced at its Sant'Agata Bolognese headquarters in Italy, Lamborghini believes the model could double its annual sales volumes, which stood ...

Business May 9, 2017

Toyota's new SUV, the C-HR, is Japan's top-selling vehicle

Toyota Motor Corp.'s new C-HR sports utility vehicle grabbed the top spot in monthly domestic sales in April, the first SUV to reach No. 1 since at least 2007. Motorists bought 13,168 units of the subcompact crossover, data from industry bodies showed Tuesday. The Japan Automobile ...