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Maserati at the 2015 Detroit Auto Show

Maserati Sells Record 36,500 Cars In 2014

It’s hard to believe that as recently as 2010, Maserati’s annual sales were a cottage industry-like 5,675 cars. In less than five years, Maserati has managed to increase those figures more than sixfold—and this is before the Levante SUV, expected to be the most popular model, has... read more

January 19, 2015 by 
 
Aston Martin Mira Facility

Aston Martin Opens New Prototype And Vehicle Development Center

Aston Martin is keen on ensuring that its next generation cars meet and exceed the requirements of its customer base. To help with that goal, the automaker has opened the... read more January 13, 2015 by 


 
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Lamborghini Sales In 2014 Finally Eclipse 2008’s Record

It may have taken six years, but Lamborghini can now finally proclaim that it has beaten its previous sales record of 2,430 cars set in 2008 during the height of the global... read more January 12, 2015 by 


 
2015 Porsche Macan

Porsche Sells Record 189,849 Cars In 2014

Porsche was another luxury automaker that enjoyed record sales in 2014, joining the likes of Audi, Bentley, BMW, Mercedes-Benz and Rolls-Royce. The German sports car marque... read more January 10, 2015 by 


 
2015 BMW 3-Series

BMW Is Most Successful Luxury Car Brand In 2014 With 1.8 Million Sales

BMW managed to maintain its title of most popular luxury automotive brand in the world in 2014, with its sales for the year coming in at 1,811,719 cars, a substantial 9.5... read more January 9, 2015 by 


 
2015 Bentley Mulsanne

Bentley Sells Record 11,020 Cars In 2014, Mulls Second SUV

It’s looking like 2014 was a bumper year for luxury automakers, with many reporting record sales for the period. One of these was Bentley, which reported sales of... read more January 8, 2015 by 


 
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Israeli Firm Says It’s A Year Away From Electric Car Battery That Charges In 3 Minutes

Long charging times are a major drawback of modern electric cars, leading many researchers and companies to look for new charging technologies. One of those new proposed... read more January 8, 2015 by 


 
2015 Jeep Wrangler

Jeep Annual Sales Top One Million Units For The First Time

With the new year underway, it's time for car companies to tally the final sales figures for 2014 and see how good (or bad) of a year they had. Jeep should be pleased with... read more January 7, 2015 by 


 
Original NJ MBUSA Headquarters Mercedes-Benz

Mercedes Confirms Plans To Move U.S. Headquarters To Atlanta

Mercedes-Benz has a home in the United States, and it's been in New Jersey since 1972. That is set to change, however, as the German automaker has confirmed it will be moving... read more January 7, 2015 by 


 
2016 Toyota Mirai

Mimicking Tesla, Toyota Frees Up Patents For Mirai Fuel Cell Tech

Last June, Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA] gained plenty of attention when it made its electric car patents available to other companies. Now, Toyota is doing the same with patents... read more January 6, 2015 by 


 
2014 BMW M235i first drive, Las Vegas Motor Speedway

Audi, BMW And Mercedes-Benz All Achieve Record U.S. Sales In 2014

Germany’s three major luxury automotive brands experienced record sales in the U.S. in 2014, with BMW ending the year as the most successful. In 2014, BMW sold a... read more January 6, 2015 by 


 
2015 Rolls-Royce Wraith

Rolls-Royce Sells Record 4,063 Cars In 2014

Rolls-Royce is celebrating its fifth-straight year of record sales, with the British ultra-luxury marque managing to deliver 4,063 cars in 2014, up roughly 12 percent on the... read more January 6, 2015 by 


 
U.S. Capitol at dusk

Auto Industry Bailout A $9.3 Billion Loss

The government bailout that pulled General Motors Company [NYSE:GM] and Chrysler (now Fiat Chrysler Automobiles [NYSE:FCAU]) away from bankruptcy was one of the most... read more January 5, 2015 by 


 
Moscow, Russia

Car Brands Suspend Sales In Russia As Ruble Collapses

Like China or India, analysts often describe Russia as en emerging car market, where a relatively new middle class is expected to drive up car sales to levels comparable to... read more December 22, 2014 by 


 
Albert Biermann

Former BMW M Engineering Chief To Oversee Development Of Hyundai Performance Cars

German auto industry veteran Albert Biermann, a former engineering chief of BMW’s storied M division, has been hired by Hyundai to oversee the development of new... read more December 22, 2014 by 


 
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Spyker Declared Bankrupt, CEO Hopeful Of Electric Car Revival

After successfully filing for bankruptcy protection with a Dutch court just two weeks ago, struggling sports car brand Spyker has been declared bankrupt due to its inability... read more December 18, 2014 by 


 
 

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