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 ...

Auto tariffs riskier than Wall Street thinks: economist

Business Nov 16, 2018

Auto tariffs riskier than Wall Street thinks: economist

Wall Street may be underestimating the threat of tariffs on the auto industry, according to Phil Levy, a senior fellow on global economy at the Chicago Council on Global Affairs. "I think it's better than even odds that they go ahead with this, and go ...