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2017 Opel Insignia Grand Sport

GM's sale of Opel to France’s PSA Group is complete

General Motors and French automaker PSA Group on Tuesday announced the completion of the sale of Opel. Its acquisition of Opel means PSA Group is second only to the Volkswagen Group for size among European automakers. Combined deliveries for PSA and Opel totaled 4.3 million vehicles in 2016, or... read more

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2013 Porsche Cayenne Diesel, 2012 New York Auto Show

Porsche Cayenne recalled in Europe due to diesel cheating concerns

Following a recent probe, Germany’s official transport authority, the KBA, on Thursday ordered Porsche to recall 22,000 Cayenne SUVs across Europe after discovering... read more July 28, 2017 by


 
2017 Porsche Macan Turbo

Porsche ranks highest again in J.D. Power study measuring brand appeal

J.D. Power isn't the be-all and end-all of automotive evaluation, but the influential research firm and its various studies are a solid and fairly comprehensive resource to... read more July 27, 2017 by


 
2017 Ford Taurus

Report: Ford, GM consider axing non-premium large sedans

Sales of sedans from mainstream brands continue to dwindle in the United States as buyers turn to more practical crossover SUVs. It’s gotten so bad that Ford... read more July 26, 2017 by


 
Mark Webber driving a 2016 Porsche 919 Hybrid in London

UK joins France in pledging to ban sale of non-electrified cars by 2040

The United Kingdom will ban the sale of vehicles powered purely by gasoline or diesel by 2040, environment minister Michael Gove said on Wednesday. “Today we are... read more July 26, 2017 by


 
Ludwig Willisch, Head of BMW Group Region Americas

Ludwig Willisch, Head of BMW Group Region Americas to retire August 1

BMW will soon execute an executive shuffle: on August 1, Ludwig Willich, Head of BMW Group Region Americas, will retire after 21 years with the German automaker. Ludwig has... read more July 25, 2017 by


 
2015 Audi Q7 TDI

VW Group, Daimler and BMW accused of cartel behavior

As investigations into diesel-emission cheating deepen, accusations have arisen that the Volkswagen Group, Daimler and the BMW Group may have colluded on development of... read more July 21, 2017 by


 
2017 Ford GT Job One

Ford GT deliveries delayed

Deliveries of its GT supercar aren’t going as smoothly as Ford had anticipated. The automaker, in a letter sent to some customers waiting for their GT, said, “The... read more July 21, 2017 by


 
Lucid Air

Could Lucid be up for sale?

Electric car startup Faraday Future has made the headlines repeatedly in recent months, albeit for all the wrong reasons. Given the lack of news concerning rival electric car... read more July 19, 2017 by


 
2013 Porsche Cayenne Diesel, 2012 New York Auto Show

Future of diesel at Porsche to be decided by end of decade

Porsche hasn’t been able to avoid the diesel emissions scandal afflicting the Volkswagen Group, with the diesel version of its popular Cayenne SUV among the vehicles... read more July 19, 2017 by


 
Faraday Future FF 91 prototype

BMW i boss joins Faraday Future

Struggling electric car startup Faraday Future has hired former BMW executive Ulrich Kranz for the new role of Chief Technology Officer. Kranz, 59, is a BMW veteran and has... read more July 18, 2017 by


 
Mercedes-Benz Generation EQ concept, 2016 Paris auto show

Mercedes and Chery reach agreement on use of EQ name in China

Mercedes-Benz in the coming years will introduce a family of new electric cars under the EQ sub-brand. There was a chance Mercedes might have been blocked from using the name... read more July 16, 2017 by


 
Bliss blanking press at Holden vehicle plant in Elizabeth, South Australia

Here's your chance to buy the machinery that built the Chevy SS

Machinery used to build some legendary muscle cars, including the Chevrolet SS, is up for sale. The machinery is located in the vehicle plant of General Motors’... read more July 12, 2017 by


 
2013 Porsche Cayenne Diesel, 2012 New York Auto Show

Porsche probed, ex-Audi manager arrested for fraud and false advertising

Further investigations into the Volkswagen Group’s diesel scandal have led to the arrest of a former Audi manager as well as a probe into Porsche by investigators in... read more July 12, 2017 by


 
Faraday Future FF 91

Faraday Future stops work on Nevada plant

Work on Faraday Future’s planned $1 billion vehicle assembly plant in Nevada has been put on indefinite hold, the company confirmed on Monday. In a statement given to... read more July 11, 2017 by


 
Tesla Powerpacks

Tesla to build world's biggest battery in Australia

Tesla has entered a partnership with an Australian state to build the world’s biggest battery. The lithium-ion battery will be made up of Tesla’s industrial-scale... read more July 7, 2017 by


 
 

 
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