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Mercedes Considering Mexican Production: Report

Mercedes-Benz is the latest luxury automaker reported to be eyeing production in Mexico, a move that would help it lower production costs, hedge against currency fluctuations and improve logistics. So far Audi is the only luxury automaker to have confirmed plans to build new production facilities... read more

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Jaguar Land Rover group lineup in 2011

Jaguar Land Rover Posts Record Profit For 2012

Jaguar Land Rover is the latest luxury automaker to announce record financial results for the 2012 financial year, joining the likes of Germany’s big three brands as... read more May 30, 2013 by 


 
Ray Lane takes delivery of the first Fisker Karma

Fisker Board Member And First Karma Owner Ray Lane Resigns

It has been confirmed that a board member and key investor of distressed electric car company Fisker Automotive has resigned. Venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield... read more May 29, 2013 by 


 
Henrik Fisker

Henrik Fisker Joins Bidding War For Fisker Automotive: Report

Less than a week after it was revealed that a consortium that included auto industry veteran Bob Lutz was bidding for control of Fisker Automotive, new reports are out... read more May 27, 2013 by 


 
Ford starts production of FPV Falcon sedans at its own plant

Ford Confirms Plans To End Production In Australia By 2016

It’s a sad day for the Australian auto industry and an end of an era, too. Ford has confirmed it will close its Australian manufacturing facilities, its Broadmeadows... read more May 23, 2013 by 


 
2012 Tesla Model S Signature

Tesla Pays Back Government Loan--Nine Years Early

Tesla has confirmed it has paid off the entire loan awarded to it by the Department of Energy back in 2010--a full nine years ahead of schedule. The Californian startup wired... read more May 23, 2013 by 


 
VL Automotive Destino with Bob Lutz at 2013 Detroit Auto Show

Bob Lutz And China’s Wanxiang In Bid To Buy Fisker: Report

The auto industry can never seem to rid itself of Bob Lutz, but maybe that’s a good thing as where others see failure the inexorable exec sees opportunity. Having spent... read more May 22, 2013 by 


 
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Toyota Overtakes BMW To Regain Most Valuable Brand Title

Brand value can be a fickle thing. It’s impossible to measure accurately and it can be affected by numerous volatile factors. But at the end of the day, if a consumer... read more May 21, 2013 by 


 
2013 Cadillac ATS testing at the Nurburgring

Bidding For Nürburgring Starts This Week

The previously announced sale of the assets of Nürburgring GmbH, the private operator of the legendary Nürburgring race track in Germany, has commenced this week... read more May 17, 2013 by 


 
2013 Tesla Model S electric sport sedan [photo by owner David Noland]

Tesla Motors To Issue More Shares, CEO Elon Musk To Buy Some

You may never have heard of a "short squeeze," but Tesla is benefiting greatly from it right now. The stock of the Silicon Valley startup electric-car maker has soared in... read more May 16, 2013 by 


 
2013 Lotus Exige V6 Cup R

Lotus In Line To Receive £10 Million Government Grant: Report

When you think Lotus you're also supposed to think about adding lightness. It's the philosophy of Lotus founder Colin Chapman, and it was the ethos with which Lotus cars were... read more May 15, 2013 by 


 
Bosch autonomous car technology

China Could Be Initial Market For Autonomous Cars

The idea of autonomous cars roaming the streets is something that appears ever closer on the technological horizon. Many companies are taking strong looks at bringing this... read more May 15, 2013 by 


 
Jaguar Land Rover now extensively testing vehicles in the Middle East

Jaguar Land Rover Opens Development Center In Middle East

With more and more of its luxury sedans and SUVs finding a home in the Middle East, Jaguar Land Rover has decided to increase its focus on testing vehicles to meet local... read more May 14, 2013 by 


 
2013 Tesla Model S

Handicapping Tesla's Fate: Independent Or Acquired?

It's been a great run for Tesla Motors these last few months. The startup electric-car maker delivered 4,900 Model S luxury sport sedans from January through March, got a... read more May 13, 2013 by 


 
Volvo i-ART diesel injection technology

Volvo Starts Production Of Next-Generation Engines: Video

Volvo announced as far back as September 2011 it would be implementing a strategy where its entire lineup would feature four-cylinder engines, with the engines to be based on... read more May 13, 2013 by 


 
Tesla Model S

Tesla Reports First Profit: $11 Million In First Quarter Of 2013

Despite sinking hundreds of millions of dollars in developing its Model S electric sedan, which only went on sale last year, Californian startup Tesla has reported its first... read more May 9, 2013 by 


 
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