Volkswagen Phaeton production at the Transparent Factory in Dresden, Germany

VW Ending Phaeton Production, Electric Successor Coming In 2020

Volkswagen looks set to finally end production of its Phaeton, which bowed out of the United States midway through the last decade. The luxurious full-size sedan was launched as far back as 2002 and over the years received a series of updates to keep it looking contemporary. Over ambitious pricing... read more

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2,000,000th Land Rover Defender

Jaguar Land Rover Plant In Slovakia Confirmed, Starts Production In 2018

Jaguar Land Rover has confirmed plans to construct a new vehicle plant in Slovakia, following months of negotiations with the local government. The plant will be located in... read more December 11, 2015 by

2017 Ford Focus Electric, from presentation on Ford electrification plans, Dec 2015

Ford Promises 13 New Electrified Cars By 2020: Video

Ford Motor Company [NYSE:F] announced yesterday it will spend an additional $4.5 billion over the next five years on its investments in vehicle electrification. Much of the... read more December 11, 2015 by

Volkswagen plant

Investigation sheds light on causes for VW emissions cheating scandal

Volkswagen has released the first details from the ongoing independent investigation into its emissions cheating scandal, and importantly some of the main causes have been... read more December 10, 2015 by

50th Anniversary Shelby Cobra Daytona Coupe

Signing Of Highway Bill A Boon For Replica Builders

The five-year, $305 billion highway bill signed into law by President Barack Obama last week is chock full of rules and updates relating to the automotive transport industry... read more December 9, 2015 by

Maserati Alfieri concept

Slowing China Causes FCA To Rethink Plans For Alfa Romeo, Maserati: Report

As the Chinese new car market starts to mature and sales slow, competition, especially at the upper echelons, is becoming much tougher. Growth of the overall Chinese economy... read more December 4, 2015 by

Ulrich Hackenberg

Audi R&D chief steps down amid emissions cheating scandal

Audi R&D boss Ulrich Hackenberg has announced his resignation amid the automaker’s emissions cheating scandal where a number of Audi models, including some here in... read more December 4, 2015 by

Production at a Volkswagen plant

VW identifies $2 billion in savings, will cut back on variants and trim options

In the wake of its diesel and CO2 emissions cheating scandal, the Volkswagen Group has undertaken a massive cost-cutting program that CEO Matthias Müller says will lead... read more November 30, 2015 by

2015 Volkswagen Golf SportWagen

Volkswagen announces European fixes for "defeat device" diesels

Volkswagen announced today that the German Federal Motor Transport Authority has accepted its proposed fixes for the EA 189 four-cylinder diesel engines with the "defeat... read more November 25, 2015 by

Koenigsegg Agera RS

First federalized Koenigseggs are coming

While there are a handful of Koenigseggs already in the United States, including an uber-rare One:1, none of the cars are in full compliance with local regulations which mean... read more November 25, 2015 by

2015 Audi Q7 TDI

VW & Audi ready software fix for emissions cheating diesels

Volkswagen Group CEO Matthias Müller confirmed in a speech made to managers on Monday that the automaker was ready with a fix for most of the four-cylinder diesel... read more November 24, 2015 by

2014 Volkswagen Touareg TDI

More VW diesels confirmed to be in violation of EPA standards

In September, the Volkswagen Group admitted to having installed “defeat device” software on some diesel engines designed to switch on performance-sapping... read more November 23, 2015 by

Mercedes-AMG engine production

Mercedes-AMG To Start New Engine Production Line To Meet Demand

Strong demand for its high-performance cars has forced Mercedes-AMG to open up a new production line for engines. Currently, the official Mercedes-Benz tuner produces all of... read more November 19, 2015 by

2013 Wiesmann GT MF4-CS

German Sports Car Brand Wiesmann Sold To Indian Investors

Wiesmann, the German manufacturer of lightweight, retro-styled sports cars powered by BMW M engines, finally went out of business last year after several years of barely... read more November 17, 2015 by

2015 Buick Envision (Chinese spec)

Chinese-Made Buick Envision In U.S. By Early 2016: Report

General Motors Company [NYSE:GM] may be the first major American automaker to sell a Chinese-made vehicle in the United States. It’s being reported GM has decided to... read more November 16, 2015 by

Pininfarina Sergio concept car

Pininfarina Confident Of Acquisition By Mahindra

Earlier in the year it was revealed legendary Italian design firm Pininfarina was in talks with Indian conglomerate Mahindra & Mahindra about a possible sale. Now... read more November 16, 2015 by


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