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Tesla Model 3

Tesla buys German automation systems firm

Tesla [NSDQ:TSLA] on Tuesday announced it has entered an agreement to buy privately-owned Grohmann Engineering. Upon completion of the deal, estimated to be in early 2017, the company will be rebranded Tesla Grohmann Automation. Based in Prüm, Germany, Grohmann Engineering develops automated... read more

November 9, 2016 by
 
2015 Audi RS 5 Coupe Sport

Report: New defeat device discovered in Audi transmission

If a report from Bild am Sonntag is to be believed, the Volkswagen Group is about to be rocked by another emissions cheating scandal. The German publication (via Reuters) on... read more November 7, 2016 by


 
2017 Cadillac CT6

CT6 sighting in Melbourne suggests Cadillac set for Australian launch

Prior to the global financial crisis late last decade, General Motors Company [NYSE:GM] was ready to launch Cadillac in Australia. However, the crisis, and GM’s ensuing... read more November 4, 2016 by


 
Maven

Uber drivers can earn cash without owning a car in new trial

General Motors Company [NYSE:GM] is teaming up with an unlikely partner to trial a new mobility service in San Francisco. The 90-day trial will provide Uber drivers with the... read more November 2, 2016 by


 
Pre-production of Volvo S90 at plant in Daqing, China

All Volvo S90 sedans to be made in China

Volvo has confirmed that China will eventually become the exclusive hub for production of its S90 sedan. That means all S90s sold in the United States will eventually be... read more November 2, 2016 by


 
Toyota Smart Key Box

Toyota teams up with Getaround to trial car-sharing service

Many within the industry are predicting a future where car sharing becomes more popular than actual ownership. Though this represents a threat to automakers, rather than... read more November 1, 2016 by


 
Aston Martin Timeless certified pre-owned program

Aston Martin launches Timeless certified pre-owned program

Manufacturer-run certified pre-owned vehicle programs help take the worry out of buying used cars and in the longer term often improve confidence in a brand as well as resale... read more November 1, 2016 by


 
Otto self-driving truck prototype

Otto's self-driving Budweiser beer truck completes 120-mile run

Otto and Budweiser brewer Anheuser-Busch made history in October by successfully making the first delivery by a self-driving truck. Last week, one of Otto’s... read more October 26, 2016 by


 
2015 Volkswagen Golf TDI SE

Judge approves VW’s $14.7B buyback of 2.0-liter diesels

The Volkswagen Group in June reached a settlement with the EPA and numerous other regulators to resolve civil claims over the automaker’s diesel emission cheating... read more October 26, 2016 by


 
2017 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport

Renault Nissan to be a top 3 automaker following successful acquisition of Mitsubishi

Nissan on Thursday announced the successful acquisition of a 34 percent stake in fellow Japanese automaker Mitsubishi. The deal, valued at 237 billion yen (approximately... read more October 20, 2016 by


 
SolarCity

Tesla and Panasonic look to manufacture solar cells in Buffalo

Tesla [NSDQ:TSLA] and its battery partner Panasonic have signed a letter of intent over a deal to manufacture solar cells and modules in Buffalo, New York. The deal would see... read more October 19, 2016 by


 
Infiniti VC-Turbo engine

Tighter emissions leading to... bigger engines?

Europe carmakers are currently in the midst of an emissions and fuel economy crisis. According to Reuters, it seems that tougher emissions tests are on the way in the wake of... read more October 18, 2016 by


 
2017 Audi Q7

Report: Cost cutting could see Audi drop MLB in favor of other VW Group platforms

Audi is one of a handful of brands at the Volkswagen Group that still develops its own platforms. It’s responsible for the MLB platform designed for larger front- and... read more October 18, 2016 by


 
Mercedes-Benz F015 Luxury in Motion concept, 2015 Consumer Electronics Show

Mercedes denies claims its self-driving cars will prioritize own occupants over other road users

Self-driving cars have the potential to bring substantial societal benefits, the primary one being improved safety. The thinking is that by replacing the human with a... read more October 18, 2016 by


 
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Report: Apple’s Project Titan changes focus to self-driving car tech

Though Apple [NSDQ:AAPL] has never publicly acknowledged it is working on a car, comments from numerous insiders as well as the tech giant’s recent poaching of senior... read more October 17, 2016 by


 
2016 BMW 4-Series Coupe

BMW & Hyundai score big in first-ever J.D. Power tech survey

In theory, new technology should make our lives easier. But as anyone with an overflowing email inbox or a dodgy wireless router can attest, tech can actually make things... read more October 13, 2016 by


 
 

 
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