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Karma (Formerly Fisker) To Source Parts From BMW

About a month ago we learned that the automaker formerly known as Fisker, which now operates under the control of Chinese parent Wanxiang, had changed its name to Karma. This, of course, is the same name Fisker used for its extended-range electric sedan, which Karma plans to start selling in... read more

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2015 Volkswagen Golf TDI

VW starts “goodwill” payment program for customers affected by diesel scandal

While Volkswagen may still be months away from announcing a recall in the United States for vehicles found to have “defeat device” diesel emissions cheating... read more November 10, 2015 by


 
Faraday Future

Chinese-Backed Electric Car Startup Faraday Future Plans $1 Billion U.S. Plant

In August, we first learned of the plans of Chinese billionaire Jia Yueting for a new electric car company rivaling Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA]. It turns out Yueting’s... read more November 9, 2015 by


 
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Toyota Investing $1 Billion In Silicon Valley Research Lab

Toyota will establish a new research and development facility in California’s Silicon Valley at the cost of $1 billion over five years. The new facility, to be called... read more November 9, 2015 by


 
Walter Maria de Silva

Volkswagen Group Design Chief Walter de Silva Retires

Current Volkswagen Group design boss Walter Maria de Silva is set to retire at the end of the month, though he will continue his links with the automaker in an advisory role... read more November 8, 2015 by


 
2015 Porsche Cayenne Diesel

Audi, Porsche and VW issue stop-sale orders on models with diesel V-6

Earlier this week, the Environmental Protection Agency issued the Volkswagen Group with a notice of violation for a 3.0-liter V-6 diesel engine used in several models from... read more November 6, 2015 by


 
2016 Lexus ES production in Georgetown, Kentucky

Lexus Rules Out Building Cars In China On Quality Fears

While many major automakers have been building cars in China for years, with Volvo even exporting a Chinese-built car to the United States, Lexus has resisted the move and is... read more November 5, 2015 by


 
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On top of diesel emissions scandal, VW discovers “irregularities” in CO2 levels of 800,000 cars

The Volkswagen Group, still reeling from an announcement Monday made by the Environmental Protection Agency that more of its cars, including some Porsches and high-end Audis... read more November 4, 2015 by


 
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Hyundai Launches Standalone Genesis Luxury Brand, Promises Six Models

Many scoffed at the idea of Hyundai competing in the luxury segment when the Korean automaker, known for its cheap and cheerful cars, originally announced plans for the... read more November 3, 2015 by


 
2015 Porsche Cayenne Diesel

EPA: VW defeat device software found on diesel V-6 in Audi, Porsche cars

UPDATE: In light of the EPA’s allegations that more Volkswagen Group models were discovered with software to hide emissions levels from regulations, Porsche Cars North... read more November 2, 2015 by


 
2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat

Feds Rule You Can Continue Tinkering With Your Car

People have been customizing cars almost since the car was invented, but these days that often means playing with the software that controls many vehicle systems. That's not... read more October 30, 2015 by


 
Matthias Müller

VW prepares new strategy 2025, prioritizes profitability over size

Prior to its diesel emissions cheating scandal, the Volkswagen Group was focused on reaching the number one spot in auto sales and had even set a date of 2018 as a target... read more October 30, 2015 by


 
'Revenge of the Electric Car' premiere: Bob Lutz arrives in a Chevy Volt

Bob Lutz Asks: Is Tesla Doomed?

Bob Lutz has never been shy about speaking his mind, and now he has something to say about Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA] that's likely to start some heated conversations. Despite... read more October 29, 2015 by


 
Ferrari's Wall Street debut on October 21, 2015

Ferrari Deliveries Up 21 Percent In Q3, Chairman Targets 9,000 Annual Figure By 2019

Ferrari’s [NYSE:RACE] listing on the New York Stock Exchange on October 21st went off without a hitch, with the company’s share price opening at $53 and almost... read more October 29, 2015 by


 
2016 Toyota Camry Special Edition, 2015 Chicago Auto Show

Toyota Regains Lead In Global Sales From Volkswagen

After briefly leading the industry in global vehicle sales this summer, Volkswagen has now lost the crown to perennial leader Toyota which looks set to remain the... read more October 26, 2015 by


 
Replica wheel showing major damage after pothole test

New Video Highlights Potential Danger Of Replica Wheels: Video

As an auto enthusiast, it’s easy to be tempted by deals for OEM-style wheels that cost a fraction what the dealer or authorized reseller may be asking. But there are... read more October 26, 2015 by


 
 

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