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Detroit Electric SP:01 assembly

Detroit Electric secures $1.8B investment from Chinese firm

It’s been four years since revived electric car brand Detroit Electric first announced plans for a Tesla Roadster-esque sports car. The company managed to get the car, called the SP:01, to the pre-production stage in late 2015 but a shortage of funding has kept it from completing all the... read more

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LaFerrari supercar

Report: Ferrari has device to roll back odometers to 0

A lawsuit filed by a Ferrari salesman from Palm Beach, Florida, may have aired some of Ferrari's dirty laundry. According to a lawsuit filed in a Southern Florida district... read more February 27, 2017 by


 
Waymo self-driving car prototype

Waymo sues Uber over alleged stolen self-driving tech

Waymo, the self-driving car unit of Google parent Alphabet, on Thursday filed a lawsuit against Otto and its parent company Uber over allegations of stolen technology and... read more February 24, 2017 by


 
Pirelli Winter Driving School, St. Moritz, Switzerland

Pirelli pushes tire line upmarket

Pirelli hasn't forgotten about the tires that average Americans put on average cars, but the Italian company known for its racy calendars as much as its tires has mostly... read more February 23, 2017 by


 
2014 Lexus GS 350

Lexus, Porsche top 2017 J.D. Power Dependability Study

Lexus has been rated the most dependable brand in the annual J.D. Power Dependability Study for the sixth time in a row. Porsche is also in the top spot after just missing... read more February 23, 2017 by


 
Tesla Model 3

Tesla says Model 3 production starting July, more Gigafactories, Superchargers coming

Since the reveal of its Model 3 prototype a year ago, Tesla has been adamant deliveries will start no later than the end of 2017. By all accounts things appear to be on track... read more February 23, 2017 by


 
Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn at 2016 New York Auto Show roundable discussion

Carlos Ghosn steps down as CEO of Nissan

Carlos Ghosn, the man heralded with turning Nissan around from near bankruptcy in the late 1990s, is finally stepping down as CEO at the Japanese automaker. His replacement... read more February 22, 2017 by


 
Proton logo

Report: Geely, PSA Group compete for Lotus parent Proton

Malaysian conglomerate DRB-Hicom is looking to offload its majority stake in fellow Malaysian firm Proton and two of the potential bidders are reported to be China’s... read more February 21, 2017 by


 
Italdesign Automobili Speciali

Italdesign reveals new brand, logo for road car division

As first hinted by its CEO last summer, Italian design firm Italdesign Giugiaro has established its own car brand. The firm on Wednesday revealed the name of the brand as... read more February 16, 2017 by


 
Ford Motor Company invests in Argo AI

Ford invests in artificial intelligence company to fuel autonomous vehicle development

Our future promises to be filled with autonomous vehicles filing down the highways in close proximity while the passengers inside those machines focus their attention... read more February 15, 2017 by


 
2017 Smart ForTwo Electric Drive

Smart to become electric car brand in US, Canada

Smart is about to become an electric car brand, at least as far as the United States and Canada are concerned. The head of the Smart and Mercedes-Benz brands in the U.S... read more February 15, 2017 by


 
2017 Ford GT in the wind tunnel

Ford invests $200M in new wind tunnel facility

Ford has announced a $200 million investment in a new wind tunnel complex. Construction of the facility will begin later this year. The goal is to improve the aerodynamics of... read more February 14, 2017 by


 
Volvo Launches Latest Autonomous Cars Pilot In Sweden

Auto companies look for federal exemptions for self-driving tests

A tangled web of state laws could make it more difficult to test self-driving cars soon, representatives from automotive companies told a congressional committee Tuesday... read more February 14, 2017 by


 
2017 Opel Insignia Grand Sport

GM in talks with PSA Group over sale of Opel

General Motors has confirmed it’s in talks with PSA Group over a number of strategic issues, one of which is the sale of its European subsidiary Opel. PSA controls... read more February 14, 2017 by


 
Ferdinand Piech, chairman and CEO of Volkswagen Group, at 2000 Paris Motor Show

VW rejects diesel scandal allegations made by former chairman

The Volkswagen Group released a statement on Wednesday denying allegations made by former Chairman Ferdinand Piech regarding knowledge among the automaker’s senior... read more February 9, 2017 by


 
Jozef Kaban

BMW hires Bugatti Veyron designer

It’s safe to say that BMW design is in a bit of a funk. All that could be about to change, however, as the automaker is injecting some new blood into its design team... read more February 8, 2017 by


 
 

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