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Google's autonomous Lexus RX450h

Google, carmakers, ride-sharing services team up to expedite autonomous cars

The list is a who's who of autonomous driving: Google, Ford Motor Company [NYSE:F], Volvo, Uber, and General Motors Company-backed [NYSE:GM] Lyft have all banded together to create a coalition designed to speed up the process by which autonomous cars will become a road-going reality. The quintet of... read more

April 27, 2016 by
 
Volkswagen TDI 'clean diesel' television ad screencap

VW may buy back diesels, offer $5,000 to owners

According to a report from Reuters, Volkswagen and United States regulators have reached an agreement on the "Dieselgate" issue that has plagued the company for months. The... read more April 20, 2016 by


 
Alfa Romeo Giulia job one

Alfa Romeo Giulia production gets underway in Italy

The 2017 Alfa Romeo Giulia is finally in production. The first examples rolled off the line yesterday at a Fiat Chrysler Automobiles [NYSE:FCAU] plant in Piedimonte San... read more April 19, 2016 by


 
2015 Nissan Leaf, Denver, Colorado, Mar 2016  [photo: owner Andrew Ganz]

Dutch look to ban gas, diesel car sales by 2025

The parliament of the Netherlands has passed a motion which would require that all new cars sold by 2025 will have to be electrified in some way, rather than fueled solely by... read more April 19, 2016 by


 
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German lab established for Apple car project--report

Apple in recent years has been poaching staff from the auto industry, including from firms such as Fiat Chrysler Automobiles [NYSE:FCAU], Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA] and battery... read more April 19, 2016 by


 
2016 BMW X5

Feds seeking forfeiture of luxury cars being exported to China

Back in 2012, a couple in Memphis, Tennessee found out the hard way that U.S. Customs and Homeland Security agents, not to mention automakers themselves, are paying close... read more April 19, 2016 by


 
Hyperloop Technologies takes delivery of a tube for testing

Hyperloop firm taps auto industry to develop transport tech

One of the companies looking to turn Elon Musk's "Hyperloop" dream into reality wants to tap into the auto industry for experienced engineers. "This is real. This is... read more April 18, 2016 by


 
Concept drawing for Ferrari Land theme park in Barcelona, Spain

Fourth Ferrari theme park might be in U.S.

As Ferrari [NYSE:RACE] seeks new avenues of growth to satisfy investors and at the same time maintain the exclusivity of its sports cars, the company—or at least the... read more April 15, 2016 by


 
Amedeo Felisa

Ferrari CEO Amedeo Felisa about to resign--report

Ferrari [NYSE:RACE] shareholders are set to convene in Amsterdam on Friday to nominate a new board of directors. It’s being reported that as part of the process... read more April 13, 2016 by


 
2016 Jaguar F-Type R Coupe

Jaguar Land Rover gets in on car-sharing craze with InMotion

Jaguar Land Rover may not be a brand most would associate with car-sharing, but that's just what the British company says its new InMotion division will be up to. JLR stops... read more April 12, 2016 by


 
BMW ReachNow

BMW launches ReachNow car- and ride-sharing service

BMW's DriveNow car-sharing program receives a new name in the United States: ReachNow. In other markets, the program is still being called DriveNow but the rebranded ReachNow... read more April 12, 2016 by


 
GM design chief Ed Welburn presents the 2009 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Concept

GM design chief Ed Welburn to retire July 1

General Motors Company [NYSE:GM] today announced that design chief Ed Welburn will retire effective July 1. Welburn, 65, spent 44 years at General Motors. He took over as... read more April 7, 2016 by


 
Tesla factory, Fremont, California

France offers Tesla old nuclear power station as potential site for plant

Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA] is planning to expand its manufacturing footprint with new plants located around the globe. The American automaker already has a small plant in the... read more April 6, 2016 by


 
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PSA Peugeot Citroën outlines three-step plan for U.S. return

PSA Peugeot Citroën’s return to the United States has been making headlines ever since Peugeot pulled out of the market back in 1991. Now, though, we have our... read more April 5, 2016 by


 
Preview of Ferrari Land theme park set to be built in Barcelona, Spain

Third Ferrari theme park confirmed for China

The third Ferrari [NYSE:RACE] theme park has been confirmed for China. The new park will join existing Ferrari-themed parks in Abu Dhabi (Ferrari World) and Barcelona, Spain... read more April 4, 2016 by


 
Maserati of Manhattan rendering courtesy CAI Architecture

Maserati joins the big leagues with new Manhattan showroom

Maserati will join a host of other major makes in the luxury segment by having a North American flagship showroom along Midtown Manhattan's burgeoning automotive row... read more April 2, 2016 by


 
 

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