Mechanical Engineering

Subscribe to Mechanical Engineering feed Mechanical Engineering, the business website of CNN, combines business news and in-depth market analysis with practical advice and answers to personal finance questions.
Updated: 2 hours 7 min ago

Mercedes is spending $1 billion to go electric in Alabama

Fri, 2017-09-22 17:24
Mercedes-Benz will spend $1 billion to upgrade its production capabilities in Alabama and jump-start its electric vehicle program in the U.S.

Germans are falling out of love with their carmakers. Angela Merkel knows it

Tue, 2017-09-19 19:26
The auto industry, heart of the German economy, has a new critic: Chancellor Angela Merkel.

Mazda: Most of our cars will be hybrid or electric by 2035

Fri, 2017-09-15 16:00
The Japanese company says it will expand its range of electrified vehicles, but remains committed to the internal combustion engine.

Renault car becomes part of your house

Tue, 2017-09-12 15:30
The Renault Symbioz concept car drives right into the house where it becomes your living room.

Volkswagen needs batteries that would fill 4 Gigafactories

Tue, 2017-09-12 15:15
The world's largest automaker says it will spend more than ?50 billion ($60 billion) on battery cells as it electrifies its entire model range.

These countries want to ban gas and diesel cars

Mon, 2017-09-11 18:00
Read full story for latest details.

Ferrari sells for record $10 million at charity auction

Sun, 2017-09-10 05:13
It's the most a post-2000 car has ever sold for, though charity auctions tend to fetch higher prices.

Volkswagen to Brits: We'll pay big bucks for your diesel clunker

Fri, 2017-09-01 16:40
The automaker is offering up to £6,000 ($7,750) to Brits who are willing to buy a shiny new car and send their old diesel clunker to the scrapyard.

This auto safety feature is annoying -- but don't turn it off!

Wed, 2017-08-23 23:41
Lane departure warning and blind spot monitoring have both proven to prevent lots of dangerous crashes, a study says.

Ford will create new brand to make electric cars in China

Tue, 2017-08-22 19:35
Ford will seek to crack the world's largest auto market with fully electric vehicles sold under a new brand.

Jeep owner Fiat Chrysler shares jump 13% on takeover talk

Wed, 2017-08-16 20:25
Fiat Chrysler shares have gone crazy this week on speculation that the automaker could be bought.

GM is selling a $5,000 electric car in China

Tue, 2017-08-08 20:00
General Motors will start selling a tiny electric car in China this week that will cost about $5,300 after China's national and local electric vehicle incentives, according to GM.

Volkswagen offers Germans mega bucks to scrap their diesel cars

Tue, 2017-08-08 19:08
Volkswagen is offering Germans as much as $12,000 off a new car if they scrap their old diesel clunkers.

Car sales hit major speed bump in Brexit Britain

Fri, 2017-08-04 17:21
Auto sales in the U.K. dropped by 9.3% in July compared to the previous year, according to data from the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders. It was the fourth consecutive monthly decline.

Ford adds a 'mute' button for the Mustang's noisy V8

Tue, 2017-08-01 09:45
A new "Quiet" mode will muffle exhaust noises down to a neighbor-pleasing decibel level.

Mercedes, Porsche hometown braces for ban on diesel cars

Fri, 2017-07-28 20:52
Stuttgart, home to Mercedes-Benz and Porsche, is bracing for a ban on diesel cars starting January 1.

Is the gasoline engine doomed? That's up to you.

Thu, 2017-07-27 02:56
The problem with big zero-emission vehicle goals, experts say, will be getting customers on board

These countries want to ditch gas and diesel cars

Wed, 2017-07-26 21:15
India, France, and Britain want to completely ditch gas and diesel cars. Other countries have set ambitious targets.

Britain bans gasoline and diesel cars starting in 2040

Wed, 2017-07-26 13:31
Britain will ban sales of new gasoline and diesel cars starting in 2040 as part of a bid to clean up the country's air.

BMW to build new electric Mini in the U.K. despite Brexit worries

Tue, 2017-07-25 21:07
Uncertainty over Brexit hasn't stopped BMW from choosing to build its new electric Mini in the United Kingdom.


Go to top