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Proposal for Lamborghini’s expanded plant in Sant’Agata Bolognese, Italy

Lamborghini expands plant

Lamborghini delivered a record 3,457 cars in 2016. With the arrival of its new Urus SUV, Lamborghini is predicting the number of deliveries to double. With Lamborghini choosing to assemble the Urus at its home in Sant’Agata Bolognese, some major upgrades are in store for the site. The main... read more

May 22, 2017 by
 
Matthias Müller

VW Group CEO Matthias Müller under investigation

Volkswagen Group CEO Matthias Müller is in legal hot water for the first time due to an investigation into whether he adequately disclosed information on the diesel... read more May 17, 2017 by


 
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Ford confirms large-scale job cuts for North America, Asia

Amid pressure from shareholders over its underperforming stock price, Ford has confirmed it will shed 10 percent of its salaried workforce in North America and Asia. The... read more May 17, 2017 by


 
Malcolm Bricklin

Malcolm Bricklin’s next venture is to get car dealers to invest in...art galleries

Malcolm Bricklin is almost 80, but he’s still full of ideas it seems. His latest concept is selling art using an inventory system much like that of a car dealer... read more May 16, 2017 by


 
2002 Mini Cooper

McLaren design boss Frank Stephenson rumored to rejoin Mini

Owners of the first generation of the modern Mini should be doing a happy dance today, because if a certain rumor is true the man behind the iconic, retro-inspired design... read more May 16, 2017 by


 
Waymo self-driving car prototype

Lyft and Waymo join forces to develop self-driving taxis, challenge Uber

A newborn partnership has emerged within the fluid and ever competitive self-driving car field. Waymo and Lyft have confirmed a partnership for future self-driving... read more May 16, 2017 by


 
Google previews Android-based infotainment system

Volvo first to commit to Android-powered infotainment system

Volvo has confirmed plans to introduce an infotainment system powered by Google’s Android operating system within the next two years. The system will feature graphics... read more May 15, 2017 by


 
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Pininfarina to develop modular platform for Iran’s national automaker

Iran’s national automaker, Iran Khodro, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with nine leading automotive firms to help develop a modular platform to underpin a new... read more May 11, 2017 by


 
2017 Cadillac CT6 Plug-In Hybrid

Cadillac chief: NYC relocation showing results

It's no secret that General Motors' luxury division has seen a fall from grace, but the brand's top executive says that its controversial relocation from Detroit to New York... read more May 10, 2017 by


 
2017 Tesla Model S

Major bank lists Tesla as top takeover target for Apple

One could argue that Tesla is viewed as the Apple of the auto industry, even though the financial performance of each company is vastly different. But with the convergence of... read more May 9, 2017 by


 
Ronn Motor Group proposed hydrogen fuel cell extended-range electric car

Ronn Motor returns with promise of hydrogen fuel cell extended-range electric cars

A decade ago, automotive engineer Ronn Ford (aka Ronn Maxwell) unveiled a fuel-efficient supercar powered by a V-6 engine capable of running on a mix of gasoline and... read more May 8, 2017 by


 
BMW Vision Next 100 Concept

BMW picks plant for iNext self-driving EV due in 2021

BMW CEO Harald Krüger in a press conference on Thursday outlining the company’s financial results revealed more details about the planned iNext. iNext is the code... read more May 8, 2017 by


 
BMW and Intel launch first self-driving test cars

BMW, Intel kick off self-driving car pilot program

As part of a self-driving car trial, 40 BMW 7-Series luxo-barges will soon hit the road—without the need for drivers, thanks to Intel's advanced computing technology... read more May 4, 2017 by


 
nuTonomy self-driving prototype based on the Peugeot 3008

nuTonomy to use Peugeot 3008 for self-driving car fleet

Last summer, an American startup by the name of nuTonomy made headlines following the launch of the world’s first taxi service implementing a fleet of self-driving... read more May 3, 2017 by


 
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Samsung joins race to develop self-driving car tech just as Apple prototypes are spotted

Samsung has joined the long list of automakers and tech firms racing to develop self-driving cars and the software that controls them. The Korean conglomerate, along with... read more May 3, 2017 by


 
2018 Lexus LS 500 F-Sport

Lexus fears the sedan's extinction due to crossovers and SUVs

Lexus is taking the threat of crossovers and SUVs very seriously. The Japanese luxury brand fears the sedan may not be long for this world if the traditional body style... read more May 1, 2017 by


 
 

 
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