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Otto self-driving truck prototype

Uber buys autonomous truck startup Otto

Ride-sharing giant Uber sees a future where it not only has a fleet of self-driving cars offering rides to the public, but also self-driving trucks transporting goods on the highway. Uber on Thursday announced the acquisition of Otto, an American startup with around 90 staff working on developing... read more

August 19, 2016 by
 
Fisker Atlantic Design Prototype  -  2012 New York Auto Show

Karma to build cars in China, including Atlantic small sedan

It was only yesterday that we reported on the plans of Karma, an automaker owned by Chinese auto parts giant Wanxiang and born out of the remains of bankrupt Fisker... read more August 9, 2016 by


 
2017 Jaguar F-Type SVR first drive review

Report: Jaguar Land Rover going back to BMW engines

Remember when BMW owned Land Rover and put BMW V-8s under the hoods of Range Rovers? History might repeat itself. According to Automobile, a deal is in the works between BMW... read more August 3, 2016 by


 
Volkswagen plant

VW is world’s biggest automaker for first half of 2016, but woes keep piling

Despite the fallout from its diesel emissions cheating scandal, the Volkswagen Group has managed to take the lead in global sales for the first six months of 2016. The German... read more August 3, 2016 by


 
Borgward BX5 and Projekt BX6 TS

Mini design boss Anders Warming moves to Borgward

Danish designer Anders Warming has left the BMW Group where he worked for the past 16 years to join fellow German automaker Borgward. Borgward went out of business more than... read more August 2, 2016 by


 
Uber CEO Travis Kalanick

Uber sells Chinese operation to rival Didi Chuxing

After a fierce battle for market share in China’s ride-sharing industry over the past year, Uber looks to have finally thrown in the towel. In a deal expected to be... read more August 1, 2016 by


 
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Report: Federal Grand Jury probes FCA sales numbers

It’s emerged that Fiat Chrysler Automobiles [NYSE:FCAU] may be looking at a Federal Grand Jury investigation into its sales numbers. According to Automotive News... read more July 28, 2016 by


 
Ferrari production line

Ferrari’s next-generation platform to be 15 percent lighter

Ferrari [NYSE:RACE] is close to finalizing development of a modular platform that will underpin its next generation of cars starting with a replacement for the California due... read more July 28, 2016 by


 
2016 Porsche 911 Targa 4 GTS

Porsche tops J.D. Power APEAL study for 12th year in a row

J.D. Power isn't the end-all, be-all of automotive evaluation, but the data crunching firm is a solid and nearly comprehensive start when looking for a new car. Along with... read more July 27, 2016 by


 
Tesla Autopilot suite of features  -  with version 7.0 update

Tesla and autonomous tech firm Mobileye end partnership

Technology firm Mobileye, which worked closely with Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA] to develop the semi-autonomous Autopilot system that debuted on the Model S, has confirmed its... read more July 27, 2016 by


 
2015 Porsche 911 Targa 4 GTS live photos, 2015 Detroit Auto Show

Porsche to skip 2017 Detroit auto show

Detroit’s annual auto show may be one of the biggest and most prestigious in the world but Porsche has decided to drop it from its calendar. The German sports car... read more July 27, 2016 by


 
Tesla Gigafactory battery plant in Nevada

Tesla opens $5 billion Gigafactory

Less than two years after announcing plans to build its Gigafactory in Nevada, Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA] on Tuesday opened the doors and allowed media to take a look inside. A... read more July 27, 2016 by


 
2016 McLaren 570S

Almost 1 in 3 McLarens are sold in North America

McLaren has revealed that North American buyers snapped up 519 of its cars in 2015, which represents almost a third of the 1,648 the sports car marque delivered that year... read more July 22, 2016 by


 
Tesla Model 3 design prototype  -  reveal event  -  March 2016

Part 2 of Tesla Master Plan revealed, includes semi and pickup trucks

Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA] CEO Elon Musk on Wednesday revealed an overarching strategy that lays out the electric car company’s plans for the coming decade. It is the... read more July 20, 2016 by


 
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SEC, Justice Department probe FCA over sales numbers

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles [NYSE:FCAU] on Monday confirmed an investigation by the Securities and Exchange Commission and Justice Department into sales numbers reported in its... read more July 19, 2016 by


 
2014 Volkswagen Touareg TDI

CARB tells VW to quit blowing smoke for 3.0-liter diesel fix

Volkswagen's proposed fix for roughly 85,000 illegally polluting 3.0-liter diesel engines isn't good enough, a California Air Resources Board letter said Wednesday. The air... read more July 14, 2016 by


 
 

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