Month: June 2022

Automotive News Europe honors the winners of the 2022 Rising Stars awards. Through July 13, the 19 winners will be featured. The Rising Star for General Management is Sebastian Grams, who is managing director of Audi Sport. For his full profile click here. The 2022 Rising Stars winners will be honored in Prague at a
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11:49 AM ET Juri Vips, the driver cut from Red Bull’s driver programme for using a racial slur during a livestream, will continue racing in Formula 2 after his Hitech team said it wanted to provide the Estonian “the chance to redeem himself”. Formula 2 has reacted to the decision with dismay, saying it is
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Tesla Inc. is bringing back its “Enhanced Autopilot” driving-assistance package for $6,000, which will sit between standard Autopilot and the automaker’s $12,000 beta test software that it calls Full Self Driving, despite not having that capability. CEO Elon Musk confirmed the move on Twitter earlier this month in response to a request from Trevor Page,
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Tesla Inc. has laid off hundreds of workers on its Autopilot team as the electric-vehicle maker shuttered a California facility, people familiar with the matter told Bloomberg. Surprisingly, the majority of those who were let go were hourly workers, said the people, who asked not to be identified discussing private information. As recently as last
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Automotive News Europe honors the winners of the 2022 Rising Stars awards. Through July 13, the 19 winners will be featured. The Rising Star for Marketing Communications is Bettina Fetzer, who is Mercedes-Benz’s vice president communications and marketing. For her full profile click here. The 2022 Rising Stars winners will be honored in Prague at
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12:51 PM ET Red Bull have cancelled the contract of junior driver Juri Vips after he used a racial slur during a livestream, the team announced on Tuesday. Vips, who apologised for his behaviour, was initially suspended on June 22 while the team carried out an investigation, which has now been concluded. “Following its investigation
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