The number of plug-in electric vehicles in use is projected to reach 12 million globally by 2023, while worldwide revenue from charging services is expected to increase to $2.9 billion from $152.6 million projected for this year, according to Navigant Research.
Volkswagen de México will invest $1 billion to expand its assembly plant in Puebla to produce a three-row version of the Tiguan compact SUV that will be launched in 2017.
General Motors will unveil its next-generation 2016 Chevrolet Spark subcompact car at the New York and Seoul auto shows in a joint announcement scheduled for April 2.
Ford has begun building two four-cylinder EcoBoost engines for four vehicles including the Edge mid-size SUV, Mustang, Explorer mid-size SUV, and Lincoln MKC compact SUV.
Ford is taking its Telogis-powered factory telematics system to a global audience in a rebranding of the existing Crew Chief platform, Ford announced on the eve of NTEA's Work Truck Show in Indianapolis.