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Toyota New Global Architecture (TNGA) modular platform

Toyota Previews New TNGA Modular Platform

Toyota is implementing a raft of measures to ensure it remains among the top automakers not only in terms of volume but profitability, too. And one of the key measures is the introduction of a new modular platform, the Toyota New Global Architecture (TNGA), designed for mid-size cars. Other... read more

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Buick and GMC dealership

Buick And Jaguar Top 2015 J.D. Power Customer Service Study

According to the customers surveyed in J.D. Power’s latest Customer Service Index (CSI) study, Buick and Jaguar had the most satisfying dealerships among mainstream and... read more March 19, 2015 by 


 
Tesla Model S P85D, 2015 Detroit Auto Show

Tesla Can Now Sell Directly To Public In New Jersey

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie today signed into law a provision for Tesla Motors’ [NSDQ:TSLA] unorthodox direct-sales model in the state. Dealer associations have... read more March 18, 2015 by 


 
Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk at Tesla Store opening in Westfield Mall, London, Oct 2013

Elon Musk: Autonomous Cars May Lead To Driving Being Outlawed

Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA] CEO Elon Musk has come out and stated what many opponents of autonomous cars may be secretly fearing: driving becoming outlawed. Musk made the... read more March 18, 2015 by 


 
2014 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter

Mercedes To Build Next-Gen Sprinter Van At New South Carolina Plant

Hot on the heels of last week’s confirmation of Mercedes-Benz’s V-Class-based Metris mid-size van for the U.S. market, the German automaker has now announced that... read more March 9, 2015 by 


 
1957 Borgward Isabella Coupe

Borgward Displays Past, Announces Plans For Future In Geneva

When we learned China's Fonton was going to officially relaunch—after half a century of dormancy—Germany's Borgward marque at the 2015 Geneva Motor Show, we... read more March 7, 2015 by 


 
2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata production in Hiroshima, Japan

Mazda Starts Production Of New MX-5 Miata

Mazda this week began production of the all-new MX-5 Miata, which is due to go on sale here later in the year as a 2016 model. The home of the MX-5 is Mazda’s Ujina... read more March 6, 2015 by 


 
Detroit Electric showroom adjacent to U.K. plant

Detroit Electric Opens First Showroom

After revealing its upcoming SP:01 sports car in production trim earlier this year, revived electric car company Detroit Electric is now showing off its first showroom, a new... read more March 6, 2015 by 


 
Borgward Geneva Motor Show Teaser

China's Foton Set To Launch Revival Of Borgward At The Geneva Motor Show

Even among auto enthusiasts, the Borgward name isn't particularly well known. During its heyday, the brand was distinguished by its use of advanced technology, but the last... read more February 28, 2015 by 


 
2012 Lexus ES 350

Lexus Tops Dependability Study In 2015, GM Brands Perform Well

Lexus has been voted the most dependable brand for the fourth year in a row in J.D. Power’s Vehicle Dependability Study, which for 2015 saw the average number of... read more February 26, 2015 by 


 
2016 Land Rover Discovery Sport

Land Rover Discovery Sport Platform To Underpin New Model From Tata: Report

Last summer, it was reported that India’s Tata may end up using some of Jaguar Land Rover’s platforms for its own models. Tata, of course, is the parent company... read more February 26, 2015 by 


 
2012 Fisker Karma

Fisker To Be Rebranded Elux, Karma Relaunch Pushed Back To 2016: Report

After buying the rights to failed electric car startup Fisker Automotive in early 2014, China’s Wanxiang was confident production of Fisker’s only model, the... read more February 24, 2015 by 


 
Takanobu Ito

Honda Replaces CEO Amid Takata Airbag Recall Fiasco And Slowing Sales

Supplier firm Takata’s ongoing airbag recall has affected a number of automakers but primarily its biggest customer, fellow Japanese firm Honda, which on Monday... read more February 24, 2015 by 


 
Apple logo

Apple Rumored To Start Building Cars By 2020, Sued By A123 Systems For Poaching Engineers

Corporate lawsuits typically don't get the general public excited, unless they could potentially lend credence to the rumor that Apple is working on an electric car... read more February 20, 2015 by 


 
2014 Saab 9-3 Aero

Facing Bankruptcy, Saab Owner NEVS Seeks Debt Reduction From Creditors

Saab’s latest woes appear to have no end in sight with news emerging overnight that the automaker’s owner, Chinese-backed National Electric Vehicle Sweden (NEVS)... read more February 19, 2015 by 


 
Randy Parker

Infiniti Names New U.S. Chief In Move To Boost Brand’s Presence

With no new products due this year, Nissan’s upmarket division Infiniti has a tough time ahead as it continues on its quest for relevancy in the global luxury market... read more February 19, 2015 by 


 
 

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