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Mitsubishi raided after it admits to overstating fuel economy

Mitsubishi falsified fuel economy information on a pair of small cars it builds for its home market, the automaker said this week. While the Japanese automaker isn't the first company to incorrectly self-report fuel economy for some of its products, what makes this situation unique is that a number... read more

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German lab established for Apple car project--report

Apple in recent years has been poaching staff from the auto industry, including from firms such as Fiat Chrysler Automobiles [NYSE:FCAU], Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA] and battery... read more April 19, 2016 by


 
2016 BMW X5

Feds seeking forfeiture of luxury cars being exported to China

Back in 2012, a couple in Memphis, Tennessee found out the hard way that U.S. Customs and Homeland Security agents, not to mention automakers themselves, are paying close... read more April 19, 2016 by


 
Hyperloop Technologies takes delivery of a tube for testing

Hyperloop firm taps auto industry to develop transport tech

One of the companies looking to turn Elon Musk's "Hyperloop" dream into reality wants to tap into the auto industry for experienced engineers. "This is real. This is... read more April 18, 2016 by


 
Concept drawing for Ferrari Land theme park in Barcelona, Spain

Fourth Ferrari theme park might be in U.S.

As Ferrari [NYSE:RACE] seeks new avenues of growth to satisfy investors and at the same time maintain the exclusivity of its sports cars, the company—or at least the... read more April 15, 2016 by


 
Amedeo Felisa

Ferrari CEO Amedeo Felisa about to resign--report

Ferrari [NYSE:RACE] shareholders are set to convene in Amsterdam on Friday to nominate a new board of directors. It’s being reported that as part of the process... read more April 13, 2016 by


 
2016 Jaguar F-Type R Coupe

Jaguar Land Rover gets in on car-sharing craze with InMotion

Jaguar Land Rover may not be a brand most would associate with car-sharing, but that's just what the British company says its new InMotion division will be up to. JLR stops... read more April 12, 2016 by


 
BMW ReachNow

BMW launches ReachNow car- and ride-sharing service

BMW's DriveNow car-sharing program receives a new name in the United States: ReachNow. In other markets, the program is still being called DriveNow but the rebranded ReachNow... read more April 12, 2016 by


 
GM design chief Ed Welburn presents the 2009 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Concept

GM design chief Ed Welburn to retire July 1

General Motors Company [NYSE:GM] today announced that design chief Ed Welburn will retire effective July 1. Welburn, 65, spent 44 years at General Motors. He took over as... read more April 7, 2016 by


 
Tesla factory, Fremont, California

France offers Tesla old nuclear power station as potential site for plant

Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA] is planning to expand its manufacturing footprint with new plants located around the globe. The American automaker already has a small plant in the... read more April 6, 2016 by


 
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PSA Peugeot Citroën outlines three-step plan for U.S. return

PSA Peugeot Citroën’s return to the United States has been making headlines ever since Peugeot pulled out of the market back in 1991. Now, though, we have our... read more April 5, 2016 by


 
Preview of Ferrari Land theme park set to be built in Barcelona, Spain

Third Ferrari theme park confirmed for China

The third Ferrari [NYSE:RACE] theme park has been confirmed for China. The new park will join existing Ferrari-themed parks in Abu Dhabi (Ferrari World) and Barcelona, Spain... read more April 4, 2016 by


 
Maserati of Manhattan rendering courtesy CAI Architecture

Maserati joins the big leagues with new Manhattan showroom

Maserati will join a host of other major makes in the luxury segment by having a North American flagship showroom along Midtown Manhattan's burgeoning automotive row... read more April 2, 2016 by


 
2016 Honda Accord halogen headlamps  -  IIHS rated "poor"

IIHS says most cars need better headlights

When seeing at night becomes difficult, many people blame their own eyes. But car headlights may really be the problem, according to the Insurance Institute for Highway... read more March 31, 2016 by


 
2014 Porsche 918 Spyder

Nürburgring speed limits finally lifted

Following the death of a spectator in a crash that took place during a race held at the Nürburgring early last year, speed limits were introduced at sections of the... read more March 31, 2016 by


 
Volkswagen TDI 'clean diesel' television ad screencap

FTC sues VW over "Clean Diesel" advertising

Volkswagen can add one more lawsuit to the growing list resulting from the ongoing diesel scandal. The U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is now suing the embattled German... read more March 30, 2016 by


 
 

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