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2014 Mercedes-Benz B-Class Electric Drive  -  First Drive, May 2014

Mercedes-Benz To Follow Tesla With Its Own Home Batteries

Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA] may be the first automaker to try selling standalone battery packs for powering homes and businesses, but it may not be the only one for long. Mercedes-Benz could soon enter the energy storage business as well. A division of parent company Daimler has been testing battery... read more

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Jeep Cherokee production

Report: Numerous vehicle redesigns delayed at Fiat Chrysler Automobiles

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles’ [NYSE:FCAU] five-year strategy announcement made a year ago may have been a little too ambitious, as we’re already starting to hear... read more June 3, 2015 by


 
Avocet sports car

Here's Your Chance To Start Your Own Sports Car Company Overnight

Starting your own sports car company is a large endeavor but now may be your chance to get the keys to one that's already developed. The MMI company from the U.K. is selling... read more June 3, 2015 by


 
TVR chairman Les Edgar (left) and Gordon Murray

TVR Teams Up With Gordon Murray For New Sports Car Coming In 2017

For fifty years, TVR built quirky sports cars, by hand, in Blackpool, England. Known for their distinctive (and occasionally odd) styling, TVRs were among the most polarizing... read more June 3, 2015 by


 
2015 Toyota TS040 Hybrid LMP1 race car

Hat Trick: Toyota Most Valuable Car Brand In BrandZ Top 100 Survey

The results of Millward Brown's annual BrandZ Top 100 are in, and Toyota was once again named the most valuable automotive marque. For those keeping score—which... read more May 29, 2015 by


 
2014 Saab 9-3 Aero

Saab Parent NEVS Forms Alliance With State-Owned Chinese Firms, Confirms Chinese Plant

Saab, like fellow Swedish automaker Volvo, is now partially owned by the Chinese government, with its cash-strapped parent company National Electric Vehicle Sweden (NEVS)... read more May 28, 2015 by


 
C7 production at the Corvette plant in Bowling Green, Kentucky

GM Spends $439 Million On Corvette Plant Upgrades

General Motors Company [NYSE:GM] will spend $439 million in upgrades for its Corvette plant located in Bowling Green, Kentucky. Most of the funds will go into a new 450,000... read more May 22, 2015 by


 
Audi E-Benzin synthetic gasoline

Audi And Partners Develop E-Benzin Synthetic Gasoline: Video

Audi in recent years has been making strides to move away from fossil fuels but without abandoning the internal combustion engine and current refueling infrastructure... read more May 22, 2015 by


 
Borgward logo

Borgward Enlists Ex-Daimler China Chief, Plans SUV For Frankfurt

The last Borgward rolled off the assembly nearly half a century ago. But that isn't stopping the grandson of the founder together with Chinese truck company Foton from trying... read more May 20, 2015 by


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

Analyst Predicts Autonomous Cars Could Slash Car Sales

The world’s top automakers and a handful of tech and supply firms are working hard to develop autonomous car technology, with the goal for most being a car capable of... read more May 20, 2015 by


 
Aston Martin DBX concept, 2015 Geneva Motor Show

Aston Martin CEO Calls Alabama “Obvious Choice” For New Plant

It emerged last month that Aston Martin was looking to add a second plant in preparation for several new models due out in the coming years and the extra capacity... read more May 20, 2015 by


 
Hyperloop concept - Image via Hyperloop Transportation Technologies

Believe The Hype: California Will Get Hyperloop Test Track

In 2013, Elon Musk—not content to simply impact the world via his disruptive companies Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA] and SpaceX—made headlines when he released the... read more May 20, 2015 by


 
Aston Martin DBX concept, 2015 Geneva Motor Show

Aston Martin To Use Own Platform For DBX-Inspired Crossover

Aston Martin will utilize its own platform for its planned crossover inspired by the recent DBX concept car rather than adopt an existing Mercedes-Benz platform as has been... read more May 18, 2015 by


 
Department of Transportation vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) program

NHTSA Aims To Speed Implementation Of Vehicle-To-Vehicle Communication

Today's cars are, without a doubt, safer than they've ever been. But with ever-increasing congestion—along with seemingly infinite distractions—the National... read more May 17, 2015 by


 
Toyota chief Akio Toyoda (left) and Mazda chief Masamichi Kogai

Mazda And Toyota Announce Long-Term Partnership

Japan's largest carmaker and one of its smallest are now working together. Toyota and Mazda say they have agreed to build a "mutually beneficial long-term partnership" that... read more May 13, 2015 by


 
New Mercedes-Benz Crash-Test Facility

Mercedes-Benz Hits Milepost In Construction Of Mammoth New Crash Test Facility

Mercedes-Benz has been crash testing all its models for over half a century, and along the way, the company has developed plenty of groundbreaking tech. From seatbelts that... read more May 13, 2015 by


 
 

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