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Tesla and autonomous tech firm Mobileye end partnership

Technology firm Mobileye, which worked closely with Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA] to develop the semi-autonomous Autopilot system that debuted on the Model S, has confirmed its partnership with the automaker is over. The information was confirmed by Mobileye co-founder Amnon Shashua during a conference... read more

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Part 2 of Tesla Master Plan revealed, includes semi and pickup trucks

Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA] CEO Elon Musk on Wednesday revealed an overarching strategy that lays out the electric car company’s plans for the coming decade. It is the... read more July 20, 2016 by

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SEC, Justice Department probe FCA over sales numbers

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles [NYSE:FCAU] on Monday confirmed an investigation by the Securities and Exchange Commission and Justice Department into sales numbers reported in its... read more July 19, 2016 by

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CARB tells VW to quit blowing smoke for 3.0-liter diesel fix

Volkswagen's proposed fix for roughly 85,000 illegally polluting 3.0-liter diesel engines isn't good enough, a California Air Resources Board letter said Wednesday. The air... read more July 14, 2016 by

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IIHS blasts small SUVs over subpar headlights

The independent, insurance industry-sponsored institute that evaluates new cars for their crashworthiness has less-than-positive things to say about the headlights in more... read more July 12, 2016 by

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Report: Billionaire seeks to resurrect iconic Land Rover Defender

Production of the iconic Land Rover Defender ceased in January after a run lasting more than decades. While Land Rover is hard at work on a modern Defender, currently thought... read more July 11, 2016 by

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Porsche opens new plant for 8-cylinder engines

Porsche has opened a new engine plant specifically for 8-cylinder units. The plant is located at Porsche’s main facility in Zuffenhausen, Germany and has the capacity... read more July 8, 2016 by

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Report: Audi’s latest V-8 could be its last

Audi has just introduced an advanced diesel V-8 engine complete with electric compressor technology in its SQ7 TDI performance SUV. But the engine, which will also have a... read more July 7, 2016 by

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Japan to allow camera-based side mirrors

Japan says that it will begin allowing automakers to ditch side mirrors in favor of cameras that allow for a wider viewing angle and can help improve vehicle aerodynamics... read more July 6, 2016 by

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Fully autonomous BMW coming in 2021

BMW on Friday announced a partnership with Intel and Mobileye to help spur the development of autonomous driving technology. Intel is a leader when it comes to artificial... read more July 5, 2016 by

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Volkswagen says it may be able to fix dirty 3.0-liter diesels

Lawyers for Volkswagen told a California court Thursday that the automaker may be able to fix illegally polluting cars and SUVs equipped with its 3.0-liter V-6 turbodiesel... read more June 30, 2016 by

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Volkswagen's $18B TDI buyback would be largest consumer car action in U.S. history

Volkswagen on Tuesday announced a settlement with the EPA and numerous other regulators to resolve class-action lawsuits over its TDI diesel emission cheating scandal. If... read more June 28, 2016 by

2016 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 C7.R Edition

General Motors investing $290 million in Corvette plant

To Corvette enthusiasts, Bowling Green, Kentucky, is a special place. It is, after all, home to both the National Corvette Museum and the plant that builds the Corvette. And... read more June 26, 2016 by

2016 Kia Soul

Kia eclipses Porsche for highest quality rank in 2016 J.D. Power study

For many shopping for a new car, something that’s well-built and reliable can be more desirable than how fast a car goes or how many bells and whistles it comes with... read more June 23, 2016 by

2015 Volkswagen e-Golf

VW CEO lays out future plans

Volkswagen Group CEO Matthias Müller last week announced an all-encompassing strategy that will see the automaker through the next 10 years and hopefully leave behind... read more June 23, 2016 by

Lamborghini Advanced Composite Structures Laboratory in Seattle, Washington

Lamborghini opens new U.S. research facility focused on lightweight materials

Lamborghini has been researching lightweight materials for use on its cars for more than three decades and has dedicated research facilities set up to develop new and better... read more June 22, 2016 by


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