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Mercedes expanding use of particulate filters to gas-powered cars

Mercedes-Benz says it will equip particulate filters not only on vehicles powered by diesel engines, but those that use gasoline as well. The move applies for now only to the European market, which will see new and more stringent emissions regulations on gasoline vehicles in place by the end of... read more

May 27, 2016 by
 
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Toyota, Volkswagen latest to invest in ride-sharing

Two more industry giants have announced major investments in ride-sharing. Following the likes of Apple, BMW, Daimler, General Motors Company [NYSE:GM] and Google, which have... read more May 25, 2016 by


 
IIHS crash tests 2016 Dodge Challenger

American muscle doesn't meet top IIHS crash test standards

Muscle cars have long been enthusiast favorites, but the results of a new series of crash tests performed by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) reveal that... read more May 24, 2016 by


 
Reid Bigland

New CEO appointed at Alfa Romeo, Maserati

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles [NYSE:FCAU] has named a Canadian executive as the chief for its prestigious Alfa Romeo and Maserati brands. The automaker announced today Reid... read more May 24, 2016 by


 
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Data reveals BMW is most cross-shopped against Tesla

Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA] buyers are generally pretty set in their ways, but research suggests some surprising buying habits that should have established German car brands on... read more May 20, 2016 by


 
2016 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport

Mitsubishi leadership to step down amid fuel economy scandal

Mitsubishi says both its president and vice president will vacate their positions next month in response to the Japanese automaker's widening fuel economy scandal. President... read more May 19, 2016 by


 
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Update: Chinese automaker GAC denies interest in FCA stake

Update: State-owned Chinese automaker Guangzhou Automobile Group (GAC) has denied a report it is interested in acquiring a majority stake in Fiat Chrysler Automobiles... read more May 19, 2016 by


 
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Tesla to raise $2 billion with stock sale

Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA] has confirmed via a Securities and Exchange Commission filing it plans to sell new stock in a bid to raise as much as $2 billion. About $1.4 billion... read more May 19, 2016 by


 
Google previews Android-based infotainment system

Google’s Android OS may take over car infotainment systems

Google held its latest I/O press conference yesterday at its headquarters in Mountain View, California, where the tech giant announced a wave of future plans including new... read more May 19, 2016 by


 
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Queen paves way for autonomous cars in U.K.

The Queen of England took time out of an address to Parliament this morning to proclaim that she intends for her country to take the lead on developing autonomous cars. In... read more May 18, 2016 by


 
2016 Tesla Model S

Tesla says subcontractors' $5/hour pay is unacceptable

A new investigation accuses Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA] of using cheap Eastern European labor to expand its assembly plant in Silicon Valley, but it is the automaker's response... read more May 17, 2016 by


 
Global NCAP tests Indian market cars

These Indian-market cars failed spectacularly in Global NCAP crash tests

Five small cars designed specifically for the Indian market have all failed crash tests conducted by the United Kingdom-based Global New Car Assessment Program (NCAP). Not... read more May 17, 2016 by


 
Sang Yup Lee

Hyundai snags another Bentley designer

Having already lured former Bentley design boss Luc Donckerwolke, Hyundai has now managed to snag Bentley’s designer in charge of exteriors, the talented Sang Yup Lee... read more May 16, 2016 by


 
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Report: New BMW and Toyota sports cars to be built in Austria

BMW and Toyota have been collaborating on a new sports car platform since 2011. The new platform is to spawn successors to the BMW Z4 and Toyota Supra. A prototype for the... read more May 16, 2016 by


 
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Apple invests $1 billion in Chinese Uber rival

Apple is perhaps signaling its future intentions regarding the auto industry with the announcement it is investing $1 billion in a Chinese rival to ride-sharing businesses... read more May 13, 2016 by


 
Hyperloop One first full-scale test

Hyperloop One releases video of first full-scale test

On Wednesday, one of the companies racing to develop an operational Hyperloop system successfully completed its first full-scale test. The company, Hyperloop One (formerly... read more May 13, 2016 by


 
 

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