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Computer-generated image of future BMW plant in Araquari, Brazil

BMW To Build Handful Of Models At New Brazilian Plant

Just days after Jaguar Land Rover announced it will start building vehicles in Brazil in 2016, BMW has announced it has started construction of its own Brazilian plant, which is expected to come online by the fall of 2014. BMW already has a motorcycle plant in Brazil but strong sales of luxury cars... read more

December 17, 2013 by 
 
2014 Land Rover Range Rover Sport

Jaguar Land Rover To Build Cars In Brazil From 2016

Jaguar Land Rover is the latest automaker to announce plans to open a plant in Brazil, in order to capitalize on the market’s growing demand for premium vehicles. In... read more December 9, 2013 by 


 
2013 Holden Commodore Calais V

Australian Government Denies Reports Claiming Holden Production To End By 2016

The Australian government has denied reports from local media that General Motors’ Aussie subsidiary Holden will be ending production in 2016, about when Holden’s... read more December 6, 2013 by 


 
2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Convertible

Chevrolet To Become Niche Brand In Europe By 2016

General Motors has confirmed that its Chevrolet brand will no longer have a mainstream presence in Western and Eastern Europe by 2016, leaving Opel (Vauxhall in the U.K.) to... read more December 6, 2013 by 


 
2014 Lamborghini Aventador Roadster

Lamborghini Seeks New U.S. Chief After Parting Ways With Michael Lock

Lamborghini is in need of a new chief for its American operations, Automobili Lamborghini America, after the automaker terminated the contract of the American branch's... read more December 5, 2013 by 


 
2013 Wiesmann GT MF4-CS

Germany’s Wiesmann No Longer Insolvent

It looks like it isn’t the end of the road for niche German sports car manufacturer Wiesmann just yet. After declaring itself insolvent in August, Wiesmann has now... read more December 2, 2013 by 


 
2014 Saab 9-3 Aero

Saab Resumes Production, Starts With 9-3

With NEVS’ acquisition of Saab and some of the bankrupt automaker’s few remaining assets complete, the consortium, made up of Chinese and Japanese interests, is... read more December 2, 2013 by 


 
Nissan BladeGlider Electric Sports Car Concept  -  2013 Tokyo Motor Show

DeltaWing Backers Sue Nissan Over BladeGlider Design

Nissan’s radical BladeGlider electric sports car has led to the Japanese automaker being sued over the concept’s design. The company responsible for the original... read more December 2, 2013 by 


 
Jaguar Land Rover and Intel technical center in Portland, Oregon

Jaguar Land Rover Pairs With Intel For Future Infotainment Tech

Jaguar Land Rover is the latest automaker to pair with a technology company to develop its future in-car technology. As consumer tech and in-car tech converge, automakers are... read more November 29, 2013 by 


 
Mercedes-Benz opens new R&D facility in Silicon Valley

Mercedes Opens Silicon Valley R&D Center For Future Tech Development

Mercedes-Benz has opened a new research and development site in Sunnyvale, Silicon Valley--the fruits of which will influence the automaker's technology for years to come... read more November 26, 2013 by 


 
British politicians visit Lotus factory in Hethel, England

Lotus Receives £10 Million From British Government

Lotus has managed to secure £10.44 million (approximately $16.86 million) in funding from the British government via its Regional Growth Fund program, which is aimed at... read more November 26, 2013 by 


 
2012 Fisker Karma

Fisker Files For Bankruptcy, Assets Sold To Hybrid Technology

Electric car startup Fisker Automotive has finally filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, more than one year since it last built one its $103,000 Karma extended-range electric... read more November 25, 2013 by 


 
Senior executives from Daimler and BAIC

Mercedes Parent Company Daimler Buys 12 Percent Of China’s BAIC

German auto giant Daimler, the parent company of Mercedes-Benz, is slowly expanding its interest in rival automakers. Already a shareholder in automakers such as Aston... read more November 19, 2013 by 


 
2011 De Tomaso SLS (Sport Luxury Sedan) Concept

ATS Acquires Rights To Fellow Italian Brand De Tomaso: Report

There have been several attempts to revive once proud Italian sports car manufacturer De Tomaso, and now it looks like there’s set to be another. Most recently, a... read more November 12, 2013 by 


 
2013 Holden Commodore range

Holden Planning FWD Commodore, Isn't Promising Australian Production: Report

The sun may be about to set on production of Holden cars in Australia, with a report out this week claiming a document prepared for the local government, using information... read more November 7, 2013 by 


 
Moray Callum

Moray Callum Succeeds J Mays As Ford Design Chief

Ford design chief J Mays, the man who oversaw the designs of the Aston Martin DB9, Ford GT and the most recent Ford Mustang Shelby GT500, is stepping down from the top role... read more November 6, 2013 by 


 
 

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