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C7 production at the Corvette plant in Bowling Green, Kentucky

GM Spends $439 Million On Corvette Plant Upgrades

General Motors Company [NYSE:GM] will spend $439 million in upgrades for its Corvette plant located in Bowling Green, Kentucky. Most of the funds will go into a new 450,000 square-foot paint shop that will be roughly half the size of the current Bowling Green assembly plant once complete. ALSO SEE... read more

May 22, 2015 by 
 
Aston Martin DBX concept, 2015 Geneva Motor Show

Aston Martin CEO Calls Alabama “Obvious Choice” For New Plant

It emerged last month that Aston Martin was looking to add a second plant in preparation for several new models due out in the coming years and the extra capacity... read more May 20, 2015 by 


 
Hyperloop concept - Image via Hyperloop Transportation Technologies

Believe The Hype: California Will Get Hyperloop Test Track

In 2013, Elon Musk—not content to simply impact the world via his disruptive companies Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA] and SpaceX—made headlines when he released the... read more May 20, 2015 by 


 
Aston Martin DBX concept, 2015 Geneva Motor Show

Aston Martin To Use Own Platform For DBX-Inspired Crossover

Aston Martin will utilize its own platform for its planned crossover inspired by the recent DBX concept car rather than adopt an existing Mercedes-Benz platform as has been... read more May 18, 2015 by 


 
Department of Transportation vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) program

NHTSA Aims To Speed Implementation Of Vehicle-To-Vehicle Communication

Today's cars are, without a doubt, safer than they've ever been. But with ever-increasing congestion—along with seemingly infinite distractions—the National... read more May 17, 2015 by 


 
Toyota chief Akio Toyoda (left) and Mazda chief Masamichi Kogai

Mazda And Toyota Announce Long-Term Partnership

Japan's largest carmaker and one of its smallest are now working together. Toyota and Mazda say they have agreed to build a "mutually beneficial long-term partnership" that... read more May 13, 2015 by 


 
New Mercedes-Benz Crash-Test Facility

Mercedes-Benz Hits Milepost In Construction Of Mammoth New Crash Test Facility

Mercedes-Benz has been crash testing all its models for over half a century, and along the way, the company has developed plenty of groundbreaking tech. From seatbelts that... read more May 13, 2015 by 


 
Volvo XC90 production in Gothenburg, Sweden

Volvo Picks South Carolina For New U.S. Plant

Volvo has confirmed plans for a new vehicle assembly plant just outside of Charleston, South Carolina. The Swedish automaker, whose parent company is Chinese firm Geely, is... read more May 11, 2015 by 


 
Action at Miller Motorsports Park

Miller Motorsports Park Closing October 31

Just ten short years. That’s all it took for Miller Motorsports Park, the longest road course in America, to go from breaking ground to closing up shop. Located 35... read more May 8, 2015 by 


 
Porsche’s U.S. headquarters and Experience Center in Atlanta, Georgia

Porsche Inaugurates New U.S. Headquarters And Experience Center

Porsche Cars North America has called Atlanta, Georgia home since 1998, but it’s gone and made that arrangement even more permanent. The German sports car manufacturer... read more May 8, 2015 by 


 
GM celebrates building its 500 millionth vehicle

GM Celebrates 500-Million Vehicle Milestone: Video

General Motors Company [NYSE:GM] is celebrating the manufacture of the 500 millionth vehicle to wear one of its brands, by thanking its customers past and present via small... read more May 5, 2015 by 


 
2012 Fisker Karma

Fisker Relaunches With Customer Support Program For Karma Owners

Since purchasing the remains of bankrupt automaker Fisker Automotive at auction last year, Chinese parts giant Wanxiang has promised to revive the automaker, including... read more May 4, 2015 by 


 
Pagani Huayra

New Pagani Plant To Come Online In September, Build Huayra Roadster

Pagani’s planned 100-car production run for the Huayra supercar will soon come to an end (all 100 build slots are already sold), after which the company will turn its... read more May 4, 2015 by 


 
Tesla Powerwall Home Battery

Tesla's New Battery Can Power Your Home

Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA] CEO Elon Musk caused quite a stir when he tweeted that the company was preparing to unveil a "major new product line" that was "not a car." Most of... read more May 1, 2015 by 


 
piechs head, 2000 Paris Auto Show

Ferdinand Piech Reportedly Unhappy With Appointment Of Nieces To VW Supervisory Board

After last week’s sudden departure of Volkswagen Group chairman Ferdinand Piech and his wife Ursula from the automaker’s overarching supervisory board, which came... read more May 1, 2015 by 


 
Aston Martin DBX concept, 2015 Geneva Motor Show

Aston Martin Secures Funding For SUV, Other Luxury Vehicles

Aston Martin has managed to secure an additional round of funding from key shareholders Investindustrial and Tejara Capital to the tune of £200 million (approximately... read more May 1, 2015 by 


 
 

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