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2015 BMW X3

BMW X3 diesel also over limits, according to reports--Updated with statement from BMW

Volkswagen's admitted thwarting of Environmental Protection Agency regulations is threatening to ensnare BMW. According to Germany's AutoBild, citing research from the International Council on Clean Transportation (ICCT), the company's X3 xDrive28d is also emitting up to 11 times more than Europe's... read more

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2015 Volkswagen Golf TDI SE

VW diesel troubles could become Audi and Porsche problems

Volkswagen is in serious trouble. The automaker has admitted to using a device to cheat its way around the EPA testing that turned on during testing and off during normal... read more September 22, 2015 by


 
Apple store

Apple Car Could Roll As Early As 2019: Report

Apple is yet to even mention the possibility of it developing a car but numerous reports and industry clues point in just that direction. It was at the start of this year... read more September 22, 2015 by


 
2015 Volkswagen Golf TDI SE

VW CEO issues apology after EPA accuses automaker of cheating on emissions tests

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on Friday came out with the shock announcement that the Volkswagen Group had installed software on close to 500,000 of its... read more September 21, 2015 by


 
General Motors ignition assembly parts, packaged and shipped Thursday, April 17, 2014

General Motors Will Pay $900M Criminal Fine Over Bad Ignition Switches

The Detroit News is reporting that General Motors Company will pay a $900 million criminal fine over the defective ignition switches that led to 124 deaths and 275 injuries... read more September 18, 2015 by


 
Mission Motorcycles R

Mission Motorcycles Runs Out Of Juice, Files For Bankruptcy

In 2011, Mission Motorcycles set the record for fastest electric motorcycle lap of Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca. And while the record still stands, the San Francisco-based... read more September 16, 2015 by


 
Volvo safety systems

Automatic Emergency Braking To Become Standard?

There's no question about it; modern cars are incredibly safe, and there's new technology being released that has them becoming safer still. Since it was mandated that we all... read more September 15, 2015 by


 
John Krafcik

Google Hires Former Hyundai U.S. Chief To Head Autonomous Car Project

Google’s autonomous car project now has its own CEO in the form of auto industry veteran John Krafcik. The 53-year-old has previously worked for the Ford Motor Company... read more September 14, 2015 by


 
Polestar Volvo Cyan Racing

Polestar Racing To Become Cyan Racing

We're in love with the Polestar offerings from Volvo. The automaker loves them too, which is why it purchased Polestar earlier this year. The plan is to roll out more... read more September 9, 2015 by


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

Should Elderly Drivers Be The Autonomous Car Early Adopters?

Some automakers tease concept cars with autonomous-driving modes, lounge-style interiors, and augmented-reality windshields and windows, while others tout automatic cruise... read more September 9, 2015 by


 
Volkswagen Logo

CFO Hans Dieter Pötsch To Become New Volkswagen Group Chairman

Volkswagen Group senior managers have nominated the automaker’s current CFO, Austrian Hans Dieter Pötsch, to become the new chairman of the overarching supervisory... read more September 4, 2015 by


 
Fiat's Sergio Marchionne

Marchionne Wants To Bring FCA And GM Together, GM Says No

The large automotive entity known as Fiat Chrysler Automobiles [NYSE:FCAU] has been in the news as of late, and it's not because of Hellcat goodness. Okay, there's actually... read more September 3, 2015 by


 
2013 Suzuki Kizashi

Volkswagen Ordered To Sell 19.9 Percent Stake In Suzuki

A multi-year ordeal involving Suzuki and Volkswagen will soon be at an end, with the German automaker ordered by an arbitration court to sell its 19.9 percent stake in the... read more August 31, 2015 by


 
Sergio Marchionne

Sergio Marchionne To Be Named CEO Of Ferrari?

About a month ago, reports emerged claiming longstanding Ferrari CEO Amedeo Felisa had resigned and that a search was on for his replacement. It’s now being reported... read more August 28, 2015 by


 
2015 Ford Ranger for global markets

Ford Ranger Mid-Size Pickup May Return To U.S. In 2018

Ford Motor Company [NYSE:F] fans in the United States have missed out on the latest Ranger but that may eventually change if a new report proves accurate. The mid-size pickup... read more August 26, 2015 by


 
2015 Ford Shelby Super Snake

Shelby American Going Global

The Shelby name is recognized worldwide but until recently it was hard for the brand founded by the late Carroll Shelby to expand overseas due to the fact that the most... read more August 25, 2015 by


 
 

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