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Troubled airbag manufacturer Takata files for bankruptcy

Troubled Japanese parts supplier Takata has filed for bankruptcy protection in Japan and the United States. Takata’s debts have spiraled to an estimated $9 billion due to the massive recall program for defective airbags supplied to almost two dozen automakers and used in an estimated 100... read more

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Audi e-tron Sportback concept, 2017 Shanghai auto show

Audi e-tron Sportback to join e-tron SUV at Belgian plant

Audi’s e-tron Sportback concept unveiled in April at the 2017 Shanghai auto show will spawn a production model of the same name in 2019. On Wednesday, Audi confirmed... read more June 22, 2017 by


 
ZF self-driving car prototype

ZF, Hella team up for self-driving car tech

Combining their understanding of cameras and radar, German automotive suppliers Hella and ZF have entered into a strategic partnership that they say will pave the way forward... read more June 21, 2017 by


 
Uber CEO Travis Kalanick

Uber CEO and founder Travis Kalanick resigns

Since the start of 2017, Uber has been rocked by a litany of scandals and an exodus of senior executives. Now the ride-sharing giant has lost its CEO and founder, Travis... read more June 21, 2017 by


 
2019 Ford Focus spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

Next Ford Focus will be imported from China

Newly-minted Ford CEO Jim Hackett hasn't been on the job long, but he's already signed off on a major manufacturing decision: the next Ford Focus will be imported to the... read more June 20, 2017 by


 
Loris Bicocchi (left) and Luca Mazzanti

Bugatti Chiron test driver joins Mazzanti

Italian supercar marque Mazzanti has snagged the person that was responsible for honing the driving dynamics of the Bugatti Chiron: Loris Bicocchi. Bicocchi has been assigned... read more June 20, 2017 by


 
Jaguar Land Rover Classic Works in Coventry, United Kingdom

Jaguar Land Rover Classic opens massive facility in UK

It was only last year that Jaguar and Land Rover brought together their various classic car operations under the one roof. We say "roof" figuratively, as the newly... read more June 16, 2017 by


 
Lyft and nuTonomy logos

Lyft partners with nuTonomy, Jaguar Land Rover on self-driving cars

Boston, Massachusetts-based nuTonomy made headlines in August 2016 following the launch of the world’s first self-driving taxi service. Although limited to a few... read more June 14, 2017 by


 
Uber CEO Travis Kalanick

Uber looks to rebuild as its CEO takes leave of absence

To say it's been a rocky time for Uber recently is an understatement. Former president Jeff Jones quit the company after working there for just six months. Waymo is suing... read more June 14, 2017 by


 
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Amazon to sell cars online?

Amazon has effectively changed the way consumers shop for many goods. What started as a place to purchase books has become an entertainment hub, a grocery store, and a place... read more June 13, 2017 by


 
Apple logo

Apple finally confirms its car plans

After years of secrecy, Apple has finally divulged some details on its much-hyped car project. In an interview with Bloomberg, Apple CEO Tim Cook confirmed the company is... read more June 13, 2017 by


 
McLaren Automotive CEO Mike Flewitt with the company’s 10,000th car

McLaren road car business could launch IPO in 3-5 years

McLaren Automotive, the road car business of the McLaren Technology Group, which also controls the McLaren Formula One team, could follow in the footsteps of close rival... read more June 13, 2017 by


 
Karl-Thomas Neumann

Opel CEO Neumann steps down, is tipped to take lead role at Audi

Opel CEO Karl-Thomas Neumann confirmed on Monday he is stepping down. He will remain a member of the board until after General Motors’ sale of Opel to French auto giant... read more June 12, 2017 by


 
Honda Clarity lineup at Honda R&D Center, Tochigi, Japan, June 2017

Honda presents 2030 Vision strategy, aims to have Level 4 self-driving car by 2025

Honda has outlined its plans for the coming decade in a company-wide strategy dubbed the 2030 Vision. As outlined in the strategy, Honda plans to follow the now-familiar path... read more June 8, 2017 by


 
NEVS 9-3 and 9-3X concepts, 2017 CES Asia

NEVS presents 9-3, 9-3X electric cars at 2017 CES Asia

NEVS on Wednesday at the 2017 CES Asia taking place in Shanghai, China previewed a pair of electric cars destined for production and outlined a new mobility program to be run... read more June 7, 2017 by


 
2018 Porsche 911 GT3

Report: Porsche being investigated for defeat device in Germany

The Volkswagen Group’s diesel scandal is finally starting to settle here in the United States but over in Europe things are flaring up again. This time it’s the... read more June 5, 2017 by


 
 

 
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