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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. However, the growth at any cost mentality has blown up quite spectacularly in the face of the German auto giant, so now... read more

October 30, 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


 
2016 Lexus ES production in Georgetown, Kentucky

Lexus Starts Production In The U.S.: Video

Lexus has been talking about starting production in the United States for years, and this week it finally happened. The first Lexus to be built on local soil was a 2016 ES... read more October 21, 2015 by


 
Ferrari driving event

Ferrari Valued At $9.8 Billion, Shares Start Trading Today

A year after Ferrari parent company Fiat Chrysler Automobiles [NYSE:FCAU] first announced that the storied Italian sports car manufacturer and race team would be spun off and... read more October 21, 2015 by


 
Saab 9-3-based development mules for Turkish national car project

Saab Owner NEVS Licenses 9-3 Tech To Turkey For New National Car Project

Fresh from securing a deal with state-owned Chinese automaker Dongfeng to help stave off bankruptcy, Saab’s struggling parent company National Electric Vehicle Sweden... read more October 20, 2015 by


 
2015 Volkswagen Golf TDI

VW to recall 8.5 million diesel cars in Europe; Lamborghini offices raided by police

In compliance with regulators in Europe, namely Germany’s Federal Motor Transport Authority, the Volkswagen Group will recall approximately 8.5 million vehicles across... read more October 16, 2015 by


 
2015 Aston Martin Vanquish

Aston Martin Slashing 15 Percent Of Workforce As Part Of Turnaround Plan

Aston Martin, under the stewardship of former Nissan exec Andy Palmer, is in the midst of a turnaround plan that will hopefully see the automaker become financially stable... read more October 16, 2015 by


 
Winfried Vahland

VW's new North American CEO Winfried Vahland resigns after two weeks

Former Skoda CEO Winfried Vahland, who was just announced as the CEO of the Volkswagen Group's new North American Region, has stepped down, the company confirmed this... read more October 14, 2015 by


 
Klaus Zellmer

Klaus Zellmer Named Chief Of Porsche Cars North America

Porsche Cars North America has a new chief following the reshuffle of senior managers at many Volkswagen Group brands as a result of the automaker’s diesel emissions... read more October 14, 2015 by


 
Volkswagen C Coupe GTE concept, 2015 Shanghai Auto Show

VW doubles down on EVs post diesel scandal, promises all-electric Phaeton

In the wake of its diesel emissions scandal, the Volkswagen Group has decided to double down on electric car development and promote a future of zero emission vehicles. In... read more October 14, 2015 by


 
Enzo Ferrari Museum in Modena, Italy

Ferrari To Be Valued At Up To $9.82 Billion In IPO, Trade Under Ticker Symbol RACE

It was one year ago that Ferrari parent company Fiat Chrysler Automobiles [NYSE:FCAU] announced that the storied Italian supercar manufacturer and race team would be spun off... read more October 12, 2015 by


 
Behind the wheel of an autonomous car

Volvo, Mercedes And Google Accept Liability For Autonomous Cars

Advancements in the development of fully autonomous cars are accelerating at a rapid pace, but while the technology may be ready in the not too distant future it’s... read more October 12, 2015 by


 
2015 Volkswagen Golf TDI SE

As VW prepares for diesel emissions recall, CEO says cost cutting and efficiency drive won’t be painless

The Volkswagen Group is expected to start recalling its diesel cars fitted with the ‘defeat device’ software designed to fool emissions testers most likely by... read more October 8, 2015 by


 
Dr. Oliver Blume

Oliver Blume Named CEO Of Porsche

Sports car manufacturer Porsche from today will be led by Oliver Blume. The 47-year-old was previously in charge of production and logistics and was promoted to the top job... read more October 1, 2015 by


 
Volvo Drive Me autonomous car pilot project in Gothenburg, Sweden

Automotive Safety Giant Autoliv To Help Develop Autonomous Systems With Volvo

Automotive safety systems giant Autoliv has joined Volvo in the Swedish automaker’s Drive Me autonomous car research project. The two companies will share their... read more September 30, 2015 by


 
Winfried Vahland

VW names Winfried Vahland new North American CEO

Last week, as part of the fallout from the developing dirty diesel scandal, the Volkswagen Group announced a company restructuring designed to delegate more responsibility to... read more September 29, 2015 by


 
 

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