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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 company has posted a profit of 32.9 million euros ($42.3 million) for 2012, thanks mostly to a one-time gain. Over the years... read more

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Detroit Electric's upcoming two-seat sports car - image: Detroit Electric

Detroit Electric To Debut All-Electric Sports Car In April

In the early years of the 20th century, electric cars were seen by many buyers as preferable to internal-combustion-engine automobiles. Electric cars were easier to start... read more March 19, 2013 by 


 
2014 Cadillac ELR revealed at 2013 Detroit Auto Show

Cadillac ELR Could Downsize To Three-Cylinder Engine As Part Of Facelift: Report

The 2014 Cadillac ELR extended-range electric luxury coupe is still nearly a year away from arrival in dealer showrooms, but that hasn’t halted speculation on what the... read more March 18, 2013 by 


 
2012 Fisker Karma

China's Geely Out Of Final Bidding For Fisker: Report

After a string of disasters in 2012 left startup automaker Fisker on the ropes financially, last month it appeared that some good news was finally on the horizon for the... read more March 18, 2013 by 


 
Charles Morgan, discussing the future of his namesake company

Charles Morgan Ousted As Head Of Morgan Motor Company

Henrik Fisker isn’t the only automotive executive who’s no longer in charge of the company that bears his name. As Autocar reports, Charles Morgan has been ousted... read more March 14, 2013 by 


 
2013 Buick Verano Turbo

‘Experience Buick’ Lease Program Drawing Younger Shoppers To The Brand

Buick is fighting hard to overcome its image problem. Once considered a domestic luxury brand for those not quite affluent enough to purchase a Cadillac, in recent decades... read more March 14, 2013 by 


 
2014 Lexus IS

Lexus Leads Luxury Brands In Customer Service, Again

Last month, Lexus took top honors among all brands for its dependability in the latest J.D. Power and Associates study. The brand managed just 71 problems per 100 (PP100)... read more March 14, 2013 by 


 
Robin Page

Bentley Interior Design Chief Robin Page Heads To Volvo

Volvo has pulled off a major coup by hiring the man responsible for designing the interiors of cars like the Bentley Continental and Mulsanne. Bentley’s head of... read more March 14, 2013 by 


 
2012 Fisker Karma

Henrik Fisker Steps Down From Fisker Automotive

Henrik Fisker has a long and distinguished career as an automotive designer, and is credited with styling the exterior of the BMW Z8 roadster and the Aston Martin DB9... read more March 13, 2013 by 


 
Renault logo

Renault Abandons Luxury Ambitions

Early last year, French automaker Renault revealed it was considering launching a new luxury sub-brand to be labeled Initial Paris and feature standalone models using... read more March 12, 2013 by 


 
Modern-day MINI assembly at MINI Plant Oxford, England, Mar 2013 (the plant's 100th birthday)

World's Third-Oldest Car Plant At 100 Years: MINIs Still Rolling Off Line

You'd never know it today, but there once was a time when Britain had the second-largest automotive industry in the world. A bit of that heritage surfaces this month as one... read more March 8, 2013 by 


 
2013 Lincoln MKS Livery

Realizing Its Folly, Lincoln Unveils MKS Livery Sedan

While Lincoln hasn’t had a commanding position in any of the luxury segments for quite a few years now, there was one area where it dominated, and that was in the... read more March 8, 2013 by 


 
Cadillac's XTS sedan, now built in China for the Chinese market - image: GM Corp

Cadillac Building XTS Sedans In China - For The Chinese Market

China is the world’s largest market for automotive sales, and General Motors’ [NYSE:GM] luxury brand, Cadillac, is a well-established player in the Chinese... read more February 26, 2013 by 


 
2013 Tesla Model S

Tesla's Elon Musk Puts The Cost Of Bad Press At $100 Million: Video

The strange and curious case of The New York Times versus Tesla just won’t seem to go away. What was supposed to be a tech piece on Tesla’s new Supercharger... read more February 26, 2013 by 


 
2013 Chery A1

Former Porsche Designer To Style New Models For… Chery?

After designing Porsches in Germany for the past 15 years, 47-year-old Hakan Saracoglu will head to Shanghai, China to lead a new design studio for state-owned automaker... read more February 26, 2013 by 


 
Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn at the opening of Nismo’s new headquarters in Japan

Nissan Names Nismo Its Official Performance Partner

Though the two have been linked closely for almost three decades, today, Nissan named motorsport and engineering firm Nismo its exclusive global performance and motorsport... read more February 26, 2013 by 


 
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