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2015 Porsche Cayenne Diesel

Volkswagen says it may be able to fix dirty 3.0-liter diesels

Lawyers for Volkswagen told a California court Thursday that the automaker may be able to fix illegally polluting cars and SUVs equipped with its 3.0-liter V-6 turbodiesel engine. Owners of the affected cars—which include Volkwagen Touareg SUVs; Audi A6, A7, A8, Q5, and Q7 sedans and SUVs;... read more

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2015 Volkswagen e-Golf

VW CEO lays out future plans

Volkswagen Group CEO Matthias Müller last week announced an all-encompassing strategy that will see the automaker through the next 10 years and hopefully leave behind... read more June 23, 2016 by


 
Lamborghini Advanced Composite Structures Laboratory in Seattle, Washington

Lamborghini opens new U.S. research facility focused on lightweight materials

Lamborghini has been researching lightweight materials for use on its cars for more than three decades and has dedicated research facilities set up to develop new and better... read more June 22, 2016 by


 
SolarCity

Tesla makes moves to acquire SolarCity, paves way for transition to energy provider

Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA] on Tuesday made the surprise announcement it is seeking to acquire solar panel installation firm SolarCity via a share swap deal. The two companies... read more June 22, 2016 by


 
NEVS logo

Saab cars officially dead as new owner rolls out NEVS brand

The long battle to restore Saab as an automaker is over, with the owner of the assets of the former Swedish automaker, National Electric Vehicle Sweden, confirming today that... read more June 21, 2016 by


 
2016 Volkswagen Beetle Dune

Report: VW to drop 40 models in restructure

The Volkswagen Group, still reeling from the fallout of last year’s revelation of its diesel emissions cheating, on Thursday released the first details on an... read more June 20, 2016 by


 
Volvo Drive Me autonomous car pilot project in Gothenburg, Sweden

U.K. firm to offer insurance for autonomous cars

Driverless cars aren't yet ready for consumers, but a British firm has already stepped in to cover one potential hurdle: Insuring the vehicles. British insurance underwriter... read more June 17, 2016 by


 
2016 BMW 3-Series

Your next BMW 3-Series might come from Mexico

It was almost four years ago that we first heard BMW was considering building 3-Series sedans in Mexico, and now the automaker has confirmed it. BMW on Thursday started... read more June 17, 2016 by


 
Volkswagen Budd-e Concept

VW commits to 30 electric cars by 2025 in new strategy

While the Volkswagen Group continues negotiations towards finalizing a settlement of its emissions cheating scandal with regulators in the United States, the embattled... read more June 16, 2016 by


 
Tesla gallery at Nordstrom

Tesla to sell its electric cars at Nordstrom

Instead of traditional franchised dealerships, Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA] sells its electric cars directly to customers through a chain of company-owned retail stores. These... read more June 15, 2016 by


 
LAPD BMW i3

LAPD picks BMW i3 over Tesla Model S: Here's why

The Los Angeles Police Department will buy 100 BMW i3 electric cars for non-emergency use. The LAPD announced plans for this order last year, when it took delivery of an i3... read more June 13, 2016 by


 
Flying car in BMW's Wherever You Want To Go trailer

Google founder Page working on flying car

Some details have finally made their way online regarding Google founder Larry Page's ultra-secret startup, Zee.Aero, and they might surprise you: He's working on a flying... read more June 10, 2016 by


 
Tesla Motors production line for Tesla Model S, Fremont, California

NHTSA probes Tesla Model S suspension

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is examining suspension components on Tesla Motors’ [NSDQ:TSLA] Model S sedan after receiving dozens of complaints of... read more June 10, 2016 by


 
2017 Lincoln MKC

Lincoln could open factory in China

Lincoln may soon join the increasingly long list of luxury automakers building cars in the world's largest car market: China. The luxury division of Ford Motor Company... read more June 9, 2016 by


 
Uber’s autonomous Ford Fusion prototype

Uber seeks more automaker partnerships, won’t build cars

The automotive industry is in the early stage of a major transition, brought about by disruptive forces such as autonomous technology and increased urbanization. Couple the... read more June 9, 2016 by


 
Faraday Future FFZERO1 Concept, unveiled at 2016 Consumer Electronics Show, Las Vegas

Faraday Future hires ex-Ferrari exec, plans to test cars in Michigan

Mysterious Chinese-backed electric car startup Faraday Future has hired an experienced executive away from Ferrari [NYSE:RACE], one of the best signs yet the company is... read more June 8, 2016 by


 
 

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