Emissions fines will create Chinese ‘Trojan Horse’, says Peugeot boss

Images of Peugeot 308

A major European automaker could be brought “to its knees” by carbon dioxide emissions fines, permitting a Chinese purchaser to intervene with its own electric vehicle technology, Peugeot maker PSA Group’s chief executive said. Carlos Tavares, who chairs European auto industry lobby group ACEA, stated that policymakers had failed to expect this outcome of the […]

Companies think of turning car dashboards into ‘virtual cockpits’

Visteon Corp

Peer at the cockpit console on your new car and you may discover streamlined digital gauges and multicolored screens. But a look behind the dashboard could unveil exactly what U.S. vehicle supplier Visteon Corp discovered: a mess. As automotive cockpits become crammed with ever more digital functions such as navigation and entertainment systems, the electronics […]