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2011 Lotus Evora S

Lotus Hiring Again

Lotus is showing signs of life, with news emerging this week that the British sports car manufacturer is set to hire around 100 new staff, mostly specialist engineers. Only a week ago, managers from DRB-Hicom, the owner of Lotus’ Malaysian parent Proton, revealed that Lotus’ debts had... read more

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2014 Bentley Flying Spur

Court Bans Scientists From Revealing Methods For Hacking VW Group Cars

Following yesterday’s report on the ability of computer hackers to take control of various vehicle functions, including braking and steering, simply by using a laptop... read more July 30, 2013 by 


 
Mercedes-Benz A Class A180 quick drive

France Still Halts Sale Of Mercedes Models Despite Court Ruling To Re-Examine Case

The French government has taken formal steps to outlaw the sale of certain Mercedes-Benz models due to the German automaker’s decision to revert back to an older form... read more July 29, 2013 by 


 
2014 Porsche 911 Turbo S

Porsche Tops 2013 J.D. Power APEAL Study

Automotive Performance, Execution and Layout--APEAL--is how J.D. Power measures the 'gratification' a car owner experiences with each new model on the market. For automakers... read more July 25, 2013 by 


 
Aston Martin CC100 Speedster Concept

Aston Martin Forms Alliance With Mercedes’ AMG Division: Official

Aston Martin, celebrating its centenary this year, has confirmed it has signed a Letter of Intent to form a wide-ranging technical partnership with Mercedes-Benz tuner AMG. A... read more July 25, 2013 by 


 
2014 Ford Expedition

Ford And Toyota Ditch Plans To Develop Rear-Wheel-Drive Hybrid System Together

Two years ago, Ford and Toyota confirmed their intention to develop together new rear-wheel-drive hybrid systems for use in full-size pickup trucks and SUVs. Since then, the... read more July 24, 2013 by 


 
2013 Lotus Elise S Club Racer

Lotus To Update Existing Range Rather Than Launch New Cars

Lotus has been led by managers at Malaysian conglomerate DRB-Hicom since early 2012 and since then we’ve heard little on the progress of the British sports car... read more July 22, 2013 by 


 
City of Detroit, by jdurchen [Flickr]

City Of Detroit Files For Bankruptcy: Video

Detroit, once America’s fourth biggest city and still the heart of the country’s auto industry, filed for Chapter 9 bankruptcy protection in a federal court late... read more July 18, 2013 by 


 
Fisker Atlantic Design Prototype  -  2012 New York Auto Show

Execs From China’s BAIC Visit Fisker Headquarters, Eye Atlantic Sedan: Report

Despite it being close to a year since Fisker last made a car, the company is yet to announce bankruptcy and remains confident a new investor or even a potential buyer can be... read more July 18, 2013 by 


 
2013 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class

More EU Countries May Follow France’s Lead To Block Sales Of Certain Mercedes Cars

Late last year concerns over the harmful effects of a new type of refrigerant, R1234yf, used in car air conditioners and shown by Mercedes-Benz to be flammable in certain... read more July 18, 2013 by 


 
Acura SUV-X concept, 2013 Shanghai Auto Show

Acura Partners With Guangzhou For China Expansion

Honda’s upmarket Acura division has been selling cars in China since 2006 so it has a long way to go to catch up to more established players in the world’s... read more July 18, 2013 by 


 
Production of Mercedes-Benz compact cars

Mercedes CEO Reveals More Details On Potential Mexican Plant

A month ago, it was reported that Mercedes-Benz was considering production in Mexico, with the most likely scenario seeing the CLA Class compact sedan built at an existing... read more July 15, 2013 by 


 
BMW 5-Series in China

BMW Predicts China Will Overtake U.S. As Its Biggest Market In 2013

With a population exceeding one billion and a voracious appetite for luxury goods, it’s only a matter of time until China overtakes the U.S. as the single biggest... read more July 12, 2013 by 


 
2014 Cadillac Escalade

Cadillac Escalade No Longer America’s Most Stolen Vehicle

Once a beacon for thieves, the Cadillac Escalade is no longer the most stolen vehicle in the country and is actually outranked by five other vehicles. The Highway Loss Data... read more July 11, 2013 by 


 
2013 Tesla Model S

Tesla Motors Joins NASDAQ 100

The NASDAQ isn't exactly a top topic amongst most gearheads, nor is its NASDAQ-100 Index, used to track the exchange's climate. But as of July 15, Tesla Motors will become... read more July 9, 2013 by 


 
Sergio Marchionne

Fiat Ups Chrysler Stake To 68.49 Percent, Edges Closer To Full Control

Fiat has exercised an option to buy an additional 3.3 percent of Chrysler, bringing it closer to full control of the American automaker. As part of the 2009 deal that... read more July 9, 2013 by 


 
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