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Production version of VW’s CrossBlue concept to be built in Chattanooga

VW To Establish New Engineering Center At U.S. Plant

German auto giant Volkswagen is furthering its commitment to the U.S. market with the establishment of a new engineering center at its plant in Chattanooga, Tennessee. The new center should help increase local input in vehicles designed for the U.S. market as well as speed up their development... read more

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2015 Honda Civic Type R

Honda Confirms Civic Hatchback For Global Markets

Lately, there have been rumors Honda’s version of the Civic compact hatch sold overseas will be offered in the U.S. in the near future, raising hopes that the Civic... read more March 31, 2015 by 


 
Volvo S60 production at Torslanda plant in Sweden

Volvo To Build Cars In U.S.

Volvo has confirmed plans for a new vehicle assembly plant in the U.S. The Swedish automaker, owned by Chinese automaker Geely as well as the Chinese government, is committed... read more March 30, 2015 by 


 
BMW Celebrated 3 Millionth Vehicle

BMW Celebrates Three Millionth Vehicle In Spartanburg, Status As Largest U.S. Auto Exporter

While enthusiasts the world over still complain about forbidden fruit, in reality, today's automotive industry is more global than ever. Fiat and Chrysler have merged... read more March 27, 2015 by 


 
Toyota New Global Architecture (TNGA) modular platform

Toyota Previews New TNGA Modular Platform

Toyota is implementing a raft of measures to ensure it remains among the top automakers not only in terms of volume but profitability, too. And one of the key measures is the... read more March 27, 2015 by 


 
Pirelli Formula One tires

Pirelli Sold To State-Owned ChemChina, Pininfarina May Go To Mahindra

Pirelli will be sold to state-owned China National Chemical Corp (ChemChina) after shareholders for the Italian tire manufacturer agreed to the deal, estimated to be worth... read more March 26, 2015 by 


 
2011 De Tomaso SLS (Sport Luxury Sedan) Concept

L3 Holding Buys Rights To De Tomaso, Promises Mid-Engine Sports Car

Legendary Italian performance brand De Tomaso, at one time a Formula One constructor and maker of some tasty sports cars like the Pantera and Mangusta, recently came close to... read more March 23, 2015 by 


 
Virgin Racing Formula E electric race car

Richard Branson: Virgin Has Teams Of People Working On Electric Cars

British billionaire Richard Branson has hinted that his Virgin empire may eventually expand into the world of electric cars, sparking speculation that it may not be just... read more March 19, 2015 by 


 
Buick and GMC dealership

Buick And Jaguar Top 2015 J.D. Power Customer Service Study

According to the customers surveyed in J.D. Power’s latest Customer Service Index (CSI) study, Buick and Jaguar had the most satisfying dealerships among mainstream and... read more March 19, 2015 by 


 
Tesla Model S 85D, 2015 Detroit Auto Show

Tesla Can Now Sell Directly To Public In New Jersey

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie today signed into law a provision for Tesla Motors’ [NSDQ:TSLA] unorthodox direct-sales model in the state. Dealer associations have... read more March 18, 2015 by 


 
Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk at Tesla Store opening in Westfield Mall, London, Oct 2013

Elon Musk: Autonomous Cars May Lead To Driving Being Outlawed

Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA] CEO Elon Musk has come out and stated what many opponents of autonomous cars may be secretly fearing: driving becoming outlawed. Musk made the... read more March 18, 2015 by 


 
2014 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter

Mercedes To Build Next-Gen Sprinter Van At New South Carolina Plant

Hot on the heels of last week’s confirmation of Mercedes-Benz’s V-Class-based Metris mid-size van for the U.S. market, the German automaker has now announced that... read more March 9, 2015 by 


 
1957 Borgward Isabella Coupe

Borgward Displays Past, Announces Plans For Future In Geneva

When we learned China's Fonton was going to officially relaunch—after half a century of dormancy—Germany's Borgward marque at the 2015 Geneva Motor Show, we... read more March 7, 2015 by 


 
2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata production in Hiroshima, Japan

Mazda Starts Production Of New MX-5 Miata

Mazda this week began production of the all-new MX-5 Miata, which is due to go on sale here later in the year as a 2016 model. The home of the MX-5 is Mazda’s Ujina... read more March 6, 2015 by 


 
Detroit Electric showroom adjacent to U.K. plant

Detroit Electric Opens First Showroom

After revealing its upcoming SP:01 sports car in production trim earlier this year, revived electric car company Detroit Electric is now showing off its first showroom, a new... read more March 6, 2015 by 


 
Borgward Geneva Motor Show Teaser

China's Foton Set To Launch Revival Of Borgward At The Geneva Motor Show

Even among auto enthusiasts, the Borgward name isn't particularly well known. During its heyday, the brand was distinguished by its use of advanced technology, but the last... read more February 28, 2015 by 


 
 

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