Site of Aston Martin plant in St Athan, Wales

Aston Martin starts hiring for SUV

Aston Martin’s new plant in St Athan, Wales will be up and running in 2020. The automaker will initially use the plant to build an SUV and later add production of two sedans, possibly wearing Lagonda badges. A former military base has been chosen as the site. Construction will commence in... read more

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Techrules AT96 TREV prototype

Italdesign founder to help shape China’s Techrules supercar

At March’s 2016 Geneva auto show, a Chinese firm by the name of Techrules rolled out a supercar concept driven by an extended-range electric powertrain where the... read more August 29, 2016 by

nuTonomy self-driving taxi

nuTonomy beats Uber, Google to fully autonomous ride-sharing

Singapore on Thursday became the first country in the world with a fully autonomous ride-sharing service offered to the public. The service is being run on a trial basis by... read more August 25, 2016 by

John Paul Gregory is the new Head of Exterior Design for Bentley

Bentley appoints new Head of Exterior Design

Bentley coupes, sedans, and, yes, even SUVs could have some refreshed styling on the outside in the coming years thanks to a management shakeup. The high-end British luxury... read more August 23, 2016 by

Otto self-driving truck prototype

Uber buys autonomous truck startup Otto

Ride-sharing giant Uber sees a future where it not only has a fleet of self-driving cars offering rides to the public, but also self-driving trucks transporting goods on the... read more August 19, 2016 by

Uber’s Volvo XC90 autonomous car prototype

Volvo and Uber partner to develop autonomous cars

Volvo and ride-sharing giant Uber have announced plans to join forces in the area of autonomous driving technology. Similar to the deal between Fiat Chrysler Automobiles... read more August 18, 2016 by

2015 Volkswagen Golf TDI SE

Report: VW, U.S. in talks to settle criminal probe over diesel emissions scandal

While Volkswagen appears to be finalizing a settlement with regulators and most of its American customers affected by its diesel emissions cheating scandal, there’s... read more August 16, 2016 by

LeEco LeSee concept, 2016 Beijing Auto Show

Chinese tech giant LeEco confirms car plant

After wowing audiences in April with the unveiling of its LeSee concept car at the 2016 Beijing auto show, Chinese tech giant LeEco appears to be moving ahead with plans to... read more August 12, 2016 by

Fisker Atlantic Design Prototype  -  2012 New York Auto Show

Karma to build cars in China, including Atlantic small sedan

It was only yesterday that we reported on the plans of Karma, an automaker owned by Chinese auto parts giant Wanxiang and born out of the remains of bankrupt Fisker... read more August 9, 2016 by

2017 Jaguar F-Type SVR first drive review

Report: Jaguar Land Rover going back to BMW engines

Remember when BMW owned Land Rover and put BMW V-8s under the hoods of Range Rovers? History might repeat itself. According to Automobile, a deal is in the works between BMW... read more August 3, 2016 by

Volkswagen plant

VW is world’s biggest automaker for first half of 2016, but woes keep piling

Despite the fallout from its diesel emissions cheating scandal, the Volkswagen Group has managed to take the lead in global sales for the first six months of 2016. The German... read more August 3, 2016 by

Borgward BX5 and Projekt BX6 TS

Mini design boss Anders Warming moves to Borgward

Danish designer Anders Warming has left the BMW Group where he worked for the past 16 years to join fellow German automaker Borgward. Borgward went out of business more than... read more August 2, 2016 by

Uber CEO Travis Kalanick

Uber sells Chinese operation to rival Didi Chuxing

After a fierce battle for market share in China’s ride-sharing industry over the past year, Uber looks to have finally thrown in the towel. In a deal expected to be... read more August 1, 2016 by

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles logo

Report: Federal Grand Jury probes FCA sales numbers

It’s emerged that Fiat Chrysler Automobiles [NYSE:FCAU] may be looking at a Federal Grand Jury investigation into its sales numbers. According to Automotive News... read more July 28, 2016 by

Ferrari production line

Ferrari’s next-generation platform to be 15 percent lighter

Ferrari [NYSE:RACE] is close to finalizing development of a modular platform that will underpin its next generation of cars starting with a replacement for the California due... read more July 28, 2016 by

2016 Porsche 911 Targa 4 GTS

Porsche tops J.D. Power APEAL study for 12th year in a row

J.D. Power isn't the end-all, be-all of automotive evaluation, but the data crunching firm is a solid and nearly comprehensive start when looking for a new car. Along with... read more July 27, 2016 by


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