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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 brand as well as the value of the cars it’s already sold. But Ferrari is still a business, and like any good business it... read more

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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 


 
From left to right: Steve Girsky, Dan Akerson and Karl-Thomas Neumann

GM Commits Further $5.2 Billion To Opel Turnaround

General Motors has given another sign of its commitment to turning around the sales performance at Opel by announcing today it will invest a further 4 billion euros... read more April 10, 2013 by 


 
2012 Fisker Karma EcoSport

Fisker Layoffs Followed By Lawsuit Over Lack Of Notice

Fisker Automotive's problems deepen further with the news that the electric car startup is now facing a lawsuit for the dismissal of 160 of its employees. Fisker, makers of... read more April 9, 2013 by 


 
Screen capture from video by Aaron Wood of fire in 2012 Fisker Karma in Wooside, CA, August 2012

Fisker Automotive: The Final Flameout?

This morning, Fisker laid off all of its communications staff and most of the rest of its labor force. Far from the beginning of the end, the news today comes as the final... read more April 5, 2013 by 


 
Pininfarina Sergio concept car

Pininfarina Posts First Profit Since 2004

After recent turbulence, legendary Italian design house Pininfarina has posted its first profit since 2004. From a loss of 11.5 million euros ($14.8 million) in 2011, the... read more March 26, 2013 by 


 
Nick Fry

CEO's Resignation Is Latest Executive Shakeup At Mercedes F1

The changes at Mercedes’ motorsport division shows no sign of slowing, with the automaker today announcing that Nick Fry, the CEO of the Mercedes AMG Formula One team... read more March 22, 2013 by 


 
2013 Lincoln MKZ

Ford Says It's Cleared The Lincoln MKZ Inspection Backlog

Luxury brand Lincoln knows it has just one chance at a successful launch of its MKZ midsize sedan. To attract new buyers into the Lincoln family, “good enough”... read more March 22, 2013 by 


 
2013 McLaren MP4-12C Spider

McLaren Automotive To Post Loss In 2012, But Sees Profit In 2013

Building world-class supercars like the MP4-12C isn’t as lucrative as it may appear: according to Automotive News Europe (subscription required), McLaren Automotive... read more March 21, 2013 by 


 
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