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Fisker Karma in Los Angeles

The New Fisker Plans To Start Karma Production In California

Since buying up the remains of bankrupt automaker Fisker Automotive in early 2014, China's Wanxiang has been adamant it will be able to relaunch Fisker’s Karma extended-range electric sedan as well as move production from the previous plant in Finland to a new site located in the U.S. The new... read more

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Volkswagen plant

Volkswagen Group To Be Reorganized, Four Smaller Structures Possible: Report

The Volkswagen Group controls more than a dozen brands and has more than half a million employees around the globe. Understandably, such complexity is difficult to oversee... read more June 15, 2015 by


 
BMW Highly Automated Driving prototype

Chinese Rival To Google Working With BMW On Autonomous Car, Prototype To Launch This Year

Google isn't the only tech giant in the autonomous car game any longer as Chinese search engine giant Baidu is hoping to start testing of a self-driving car this year... read more June 15, 2015 by


 
Mercedes-Benz energy storage system

Mercedes Starts Sales Of Tesla Powerwall-Rivaling Home Energy Storage

Well, that escalated quickly. Just a month after Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA] announced its new Powerwall battery-based energy storage system, Mercedes-Benz has come out with a... read more June 11, 2015 by


 
Tailpipe Emissions

G7 Seeks End Of Fossil Fuels By 2100, Deep Cuts By 2050

The revelation is as devastating as enthusiasts have feared: Environmental advocates want to make your car illegal. That's the bad news. The good news? We'll all... read more June 10, 2015 by


 
NHTSA Logo Large

New NHTSA Teams Speed Response After GM Ignition-Switch Recall

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has created two new teams to help the agency better identify potential auto-safety problems, and respond to them more... read more June 8, 2015 by


 
2014 Mercedes-Benz B-Class Electric Drive  -  First Drive, May 2014

Mercedes-Benz To Follow Tesla With Its Own Home Batteries

Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA] may be the first automaker to try selling standalone battery packs for powering homes and businesses, but it may not be the only one for long... read more June 5, 2015 by


 
Bristol Cars landmark showroom in London, U.K.

England Revives The London Motor Show For 2016

Fire up the double-decker buses! Wipe off the taxis! Wake up the Queen! The London Motor Show is back. What was formally known as the British International Motor Show is... read more June 5, 2015 by


 
Bryan Nesbitt

PT Cruiser Designer Bryan Nesbitt To Lead Buick Design

Bryan Nesbitt, most famous for his work on the Chrysler PT Cruiser, has returned to the States to head up Buick’s design team. The American spent the last four years... read more June 5, 2015 by


 
Stefan Sielaff

Bentley Hires Stefan Sielaff As New Design Chief

Bentley has named Stefan Sielaff as its new design chief. The German designer is a Volkswagen Group man, having previously led design at Audi and more recently serving as... read more June 4, 2015 by


 
Jeep Cherokee production

Numerous Vehicle Redesigns Delayed At Fiat Chrysler Automobiles: Report

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles’ [NYSE:FCAU] five-year strategy announcement made a year ago may have been a little too ambitious, as we’re already starting to hear... read more June 3, 2015 by


 
Avocet sports car

Here's Your Chance To Start Your Own Sports Car Company Overnight

Starting your own sports car company is a large endeavor but now may be your chance to get the keys to one that's already developed. The MMI company from the U.K. is selling... read more June 3, 2015 by


 
TVR chairman Les Edgar (left) and Gordon Murray

TVR Teams Up With Gordon Murray For New Sports Car Coming In 2017

For fifty years, TVR built quirky sports cars, by hand, in Blackpool, England. Known for their distinctive (and occasionally odd) styling, TVRs were among the most polarizing... read more June 3, 2015 by


 
2015 Toyota TS040 Hybrid LMP1 race car

Hat Trick: Toyota Most Valuable Car Brand In BrandZ Top 100 Survey

The results of Millward Brown's annual BrandZ Top 100 are in, and Toyota was once again named the most valuable automotive marque. For those keeping score—which... read more May 29, 2015 by


 
2014 Saab 9-3 Aero

Saab Parent NEVS Forms Alliance With State-Owned Chinese Firms, Confirms Chinese Plant

Saab, like fellow Swedish automaker Volvo, is now partially owned by the Chinese government, with its cash-strapped parent company National Electric Vehicle Sweden (NEVS)... read more May 28, 2015 by


 
C7 production at the Corvette plant in Bowling Green, Kentucky

GM Spends $439 Million On Corvette Plant Upgrades

General Motors Company [NYSE:GM] will spend $439 million in upgrades for its Corvette plant located in Bowling Green, Kentucky. Most of the funds will go into a new 450,000... read more May 22, 2015 by


 
 

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