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2018 Dodge Charger

Next Dodge Challenger, Charger to ride on Maserati platform, arrive in 2021?

It seems there’s been another major change in Fiat Chrysler Automobile’s planning, one that, if true, will undoubtedly cause further delays in the redesign of several key models. According to Automotive News (subscription required), FCA has ditched plans to base the next-generation... read more

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Pierre Leclercq

Kia hires ex-BMW designer Pierre Leclercq as new design boss

Hyundai Motor Group is boosting its arsenal of top designers by adding Belgian Pierre Leclercq to its ranks. Leclercq will fill the new role of Head of Styling for Kia, where... read more September 14, 2017 by


 
2014 Tesla Model S in China

China could be next to ban sale of cars powered solely by gas or diesel engines

China could soon join the United Kingdom and France in pledging to ban the sale of cars powered solely by an internal combustion engine. Unlike the U.K. and France which have... read more September 11, 2017 by


 
Bosch electric powertrain

Bosch develops off-the-shelf powertrain for electric cars

While some automakers have plenty of expertise in electric powertrains, others haven't entered the realm. Bosch is hoping automakers will see past developing their own... read more September 8, 2017 by


 
BMW’s beyond driving pleasure video

For high-end models, BMW's focus shifts beyond driving pleasure

Remember when a BMW was considered “The Ultimate Driving Machine”? The automaker still makes great driving machines, but the ultimate? That’s difficult to... read more September 8, 2017 by


 
Williams Advanced Engineering electric car platform

Williams Advanced Engineering debuts off-the-shelf EV platform

Automakers spend millions to design and engineer vehicle platforms, but some suppliers think a switch to off-the-shelf solutions may be an essential part of future vehicles... read more September 7, 2017 by


 
Jaguar I-Pace concept, 2016 Los Angeles auto show

Jaguar Land Rover the latest to commit to fully electrified lineup

Jaguar Land Rover is the latest automaker to commit to a fully electrified lineup. CEO Ralf Speth made the announcement on Thursday at Jaguar Land Rover’s Tech Fest... read more September 7, 2017 by


 
Sergio Marchionne

Marchionne: no offer for FCA on the table

Despite his best efforts to find a buyer or merger partner for Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, Sergio Marchionne, who serves as the automaker’s CEO, has confirmed... read more September 6, 2017 by


 
Stephan Winkelmann

Report: Audi Sport boss set to depart and become new head of Bugatti

After a short stint with Audi Sport, Stephan Winkelmann will reportedly leave his position as chief of the performance division and be named president of Bugatti. With this... read more August 31, 2017 by


 
Detroit Electric headquarters in Leamington Spa, United Kingdom

Flush with cash, Detroit Electric to announce full vehicle lineup in September

Flush with cash from a major Chinese investor, Detroit Electric is on the verge of announcing a full lineup of electric cars the company plans to launch in the coming years... read more August 31, 2017 by


 
Self-driving Ford Fusion Hybrid for Domino's pizza delivery

Domino's is working with Ford for autonomous pizza delivery

The pizza guy, or lady, may one day be a thing of the past as Ford and Domino's announced a new partnership to deliver pizzas with self-driving cars. With a fleet of... read more August 29, 2017 by


 
Uber logo

Uber selects Expedia chief as new CEO

Following an incredibly turbulent year for the popular ride-sharing company, Uber has chosen its next CEO. Dara Khosrowshahi, CEO of Expedia, has been tapped to replace... read more August 28, 2017 by


 
2015 Volkswagen Golf TDI SE

VW engineer receives 40-month prison term, $200K fine for diesel scandal

Former Volkswagen engineer and German citizen James Liang was sentenced on Friday in a Detroit court to 40 months in prison and given a fine of $200,000 for his involvement... read more August 28, 2017 by


 
2018 Alfa Romeo Stelvio

Alfa Romeo, Maserati spinoff back in the spotlight

Late last year, talk of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles spinning off its upmarket Alfa Romeo and Maserati brands emerged in investor circles. The thinking was that the money raised... read more August 25, 2017 by


 
NEVS 9-3 concept, 2017 CES Asia

NEVS partners with Chinese ride-sharing giant Didi Huaxing, Beijing tech firm

Chinese-backed, Swedish-based NEVS has forged two new alliances as it prepares to start production of electric cars based on former Saab platforms. NEVS’s goal is to... read more August 24, 2017 by


 
2018 Ford Fusion Energi

Ford exploring potential joint venture with Chinese company to build electric cars

China is the world's number one automotive market, and adding fuel to booming auto sales is the fact that electric cars are expected to grow exponentially. With this in mind... read more August 23, 2017 by


 
 

 
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