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Smart, Tesla bottom of pack for software glitches

In a new study, findings revealed that Smart and Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA], which represent two very different ends of the automotive market, are both subject to the most complaints from consumers to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration regarding defects in their software systems... read more

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Ride-sharing prompts NHTSA to investigate rear-seat safety

With the rise in popularity of ride-sharing services like Uber and Lyft comes an unusual consequence: More people are sitting in the back seat of cars. This, says the... read more May 27, 2016 by


 
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Legendary engine builder Cosworth to open plant in Michigan

Cosworth, a British brand long associated with motorsports, says it is opening up a facility in Michigan to supply an automaker with high-performance V-8 engine parts. What... read more May 25, 2016 by


 
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BMW invests in ride-sharing service Scoop

BMW, through its New York-based investment arm BMW i Ventures, has invested in ride-sharing service Scoop. Scoop is a relative new player in the world of ride-sharing, having... read more May 25, 2016 by


 
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Toyota, Volkswagen latest to invest in ride-sharing

Two more industry giants have announced major investments in ride-sharing. Following the likes of Apple, BMW, Daimler, General Motors Company [NYSE:GM] and Google, which have... read more May 25, 2016 by


 
IIHS crash tests 2016 Dodge Challenger

American muscle doesn't meet top IIHS crash test standards

Muscle cars have long been enthusiast favorites, but the results of a new series of crash tests performed by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) reveal that... read more May 24, 2016 by


 
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New CEO appointed at Alfa Romeo, Maserati

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles [NYSE:FCAU] has named a Canadian executive as the chief for its prestigious Alfa Romeo and Maserati brands. The automaker announced today Reid... read more May 24, 2016 by


 
2016 Tesla Model S

Data reveals BMW is most cross-shopped against Tesla

Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA] buyers are generally pretty set in their ways, but research suggests some surprising buying habits that should have established German car brands on... read more May 20, 2016 by


 
2016 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport

Mitsubishi leadership to step down amid fuel economy scandal

Mitsubishi says both its president and vice president will vacate their positions next month in response to the Japanese automaker's widening fuel economy scandal. President... read more May 19, 2016 by


 
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Update: Chinese automaker GAC denies interest in FCA stake

Update: State-owned Chinese automaker Guangzhou Automobile Group (GAC) has denied a report it is interested in acquiring a majority stake in Fiat Chrysler Automobiles... read more May 19, 2016 by


 
Tesla Model 3

Tesla to raise $2 billion with stock sale

Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA] has confirmed via a Securities and Exchange Commission filing it plans to sell new stock in a bid to raise as much as $2 billion. About $1.4 billion... read more May 19, 2016 by


 
Google previews Android-based infotainment system

Google’s Android OS may take over car infotainment systems

Google held its latest I/O press conference yesterday at its headquarters in Mountain View, California, where the tech giant announced a wave of future plans including new... read more May 19, 2016 by


 
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Queen paves way for autonomous cars in U.K.

The Queen of England took time out of an address to Parliament this morning to proclaim that she intends for her country to take the lead on developing autonomous cars. In... read more May 18, 2016 by


 
2016 Tesla Model S

Tesla says subcontractors' $5/hour pay is unacceptable

A new investigation accuses Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA] of using cheap Eastern European labor to expand its assembly plant in Silicon Valley, but it is the automaker's response... read more May 17, 2016 by


 
Global NCAP tests Indian market cars

These Indian-market cars failed spectacularly in Global NCAP crash tests

Five small cars designed specifically for the Indian market have all failed crash tests conducted by the United Kingdom-based Global New Car Assessment Program (NCAP). Not... read more May 17, 2016 by


 
Sang Yup Lee

Hyundai snags another Bentley designer

Having already lured former Bentley design boss Luc Donckerwolke, Hyundai has now managed to snag Bentley’s designer in charge of exteriors, the talented Sang Yup Lee... read more May 16, 2016 by


 
 

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