Audi R8 to Be Reborn As EV Hypercar by 2022: Report

Unverified industry rumors claim Audi has no intention of bringing back the R8 for a third generation. The problem is deeply rooted in stagnating sales and further exacerbated by tightening emissions standards and Volkswagen Group’s new role as an environmentally conscious manufacturer. However, new reports indicate the brand’s flagship supercar will see new life as […]

Fiat Chrysler will launch over 30 EVs and hybrids by 2022

Fiat Chrysler isn’t exactly the first name that comes to mind when you think of electric cars. Where Ford, Volkswagen and other brands are basing their long-term roadmaps around EVs, Fiat Chrysler has been hesitant to make more than the occasional hybrid. Now, though, it’s ready to make up for lost time… if only just. […]

Report: Fiat Chrysler to Ax Diesel Car Engines by 2022

– Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) will abandon diesel engines in most of its passenger cars by 2022, according to a Financial Times report. The newspaper cites FCA’s upcoming four-year plan—an update of its last five-year plan to investors, in 2014—in reporting that executives plan to “phase out the fuel type from the cars across its […]

Theresa May maintains she will fight the next election in 2022: ‘I’m not a quitter’

REUTERS/Phil Noble Theresa May insists that she will fight the next general election, and that it won’t be held until 2022. The Prime Minister is under increasing pressure from multiple fronts over Brexit. “I’m not a quitter and there is a long-term job to be done,” she said. British Prime Minister Theresa May defied critics […]

Apple chip maker TSMC plans 5-nanometer chips for 2020, 3-nanometer in 2022

Apple’s chip manufacturer TSMC today broke ground on its first 5-nanometer fabrication facility in Taiwan, promising that 5-nanometer chips will be commercially available in 2020, with 3-nanometer chips planned for 2022. The tiny new processors will guarantee that future smartphones continue to shrink while offering superior performance and battery life to today’s models. First shown in […]

Digi-Capital: Game software/hardware could hit $170 billion in 2018, $230 billion by 2022

GUEST: Video game software and hardware together could be a $ 165-$ 170 billion range in 2018 (if mobile outperforms again), and it could reach between $ 230 and $ 235 billion by 2022 if strong performance continues. That might make games software/hardware bigger in five years than 150 countries’ individual GDPs today (somewhere between […]

Ford to increase electric vehicle spend to $11 billion as it plans 40 EV models by 2022

(Reuters) – Ford will significantly increase its planned investments in electric vehicles to $ 11 billion by 2022 and have 40 hybrid and fully electric vehicles in its model lineup, Chairman Bill Ford said on Sunday at the Detroit auto show. The investment figure is sharply higher than a previously announced target of $ 4.5 […]

VW’s iconic microbus is making a comeback in 2022 — and it’s getting a big update

Volkswagen Volkswagen is revamping its iconic microbus with the I.D. Buzz. The vehicle will be fully electric and hit dealerships in 2022. It will feature a customizable interior and tech features that will eventually move the car toward autonomous driving.   Once a symbol of American counterculture during the 1960s and ’70s, Volkswagen’s microbus was […]

Chevy Volt may get killed off by 2022

General Motors staked much of its sagging reputation on the Chevrolet Volt when began developing the plug-in range-extending hybrid a decade ago amid overall cratering sales, a vehicle portfolio lopsided toward gas-guzzling trucks and SUVs, and a balance sheet bleeding red ink. And it worked, too: The Volt racked up a number of awards, positive […]