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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 recent days after Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA] announced its first-ever profitable quarter and plans to build and sell 21,000 Model... read more

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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 


 
Maserati V-6 engine

Ferrari Expands Engine Manufacturing Business

Ferrari is going against the industry trend of trying to sell more and more cars with each passing year, by vowing to limit sales in order to protect the exclusivity of its... read more May 9, 2013 by 


 
Alfonso Albaisa

Alfonso Albaisa Named Infiniti's New Design Director: Video

Infiniti has appointed American designer Alfonso Albaisa as its new global design director, a new position that will see him shape all future Infiniti production models and... read more May 8, 2013 by 


 
2002 BMW 3-Series

Takata Airbag Recall Hits BMW, 220k Vehicles Affected Worldwide

A widespread recall affecting more than 3.4 million vehicles from several different makes has now hit BMW. According to the automaker, roughly 220,000 of its 2002 and 2003... read more May 8, 2013 by 


 
Cadillac grille

Cadillac Upgrades Certified Pre-Owned Program

Cadillac has upgraded its certified pre-owned (CPO) vehicle program, which now boasts some of the most comprehensive coverage in the industry and includes significantly... read more May 7, 2013 by 


 
Max Welti

Max Welti To Head Lamborghini’s Squadra Corse Racing Division

Swiss motorsport engineer Max Welti has been appointed head of Lamborghini’s new motorsport division, Squadra Corse. Welti replaces Lamborghini R&D chief Maurizio... read more May 4, 2013 by 


 
Chris Porritt

Aston Martin Chief Engineer Chris Porritt Joins Tesla

While things may look quiet on the surface, there are major shuffles taking place within Aston Martin. Just days ago it was reported that the company’s CEO, Dr. Ulrich... read more May 3, 2013 by 


 
2014 Aston Martin Vanquish Centenary Edition

Aston Martin Finalizes $233 Million Investindustrial Deal

Aston Martin and Investindustrial has finalized a deal first announced in December that will see a 35 percent stake in the automaker sold to the Italian private equity group... read more May 2, 2013 by 


 
Aston Martin CEO Dr. Ulrich Bez

Aston Martin CEO Ulrich Bez To Step Down: Report

While Aston Martin is among the most storied British sports car brands, it's had its share of ups and downs over the decades. Now it appears that the man who helped return... read more May 1, 2013 by 


 
2012 Emgrand EC7

Geely And America's Detroit Electric To Develop EVs Together

Detroit Electric, a startup based in downtown Detroit, Michigan, will be teaming up with Chinese automotive giant Geely to develop a new range of electric cars and related... read more April 26, 2013 by 


 
Inflated airbag

Widespread Airbag Recall Affects Even More Brands

Late last week it was revealed that a fault found in an airbag system had led to a recall of tens of thousands of cars. Since then it’s been revealed that another... read more April 15, 2013 by 


 
BMW and Brilliance 5-Series plug-in hybrid concept

BMW's New Chinese Brand To Be Called Zinoro

BMW and Chinese partner Brilliance is on the verge of announcing a new brand for the Chinese market called Zinoro. It will be owned by an existing joint venture between the... read more April 15, 2013 by 


 
Six-speed automatic previously developed by Ford and GM

Ford And GM To Jointly Develop Nine- And Ten-Speed Automatics

Ford and General Motors will jointly develop new nine- and ten-speed automatic transmissions, marking the third time this decade that the two auto giants have collaborated on... read more April 15, 2013 by 


 
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