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Kirk Kerkorian

Billionaire Auto Industry Investor Kirk Kerkorian Dies At 98

Kirk Kerkorian's life began in poverty and ended in spectacular success. Along the way, he founded an early airline, battled Howard Hughes for control of a germinating Las Vegas, counted icon Frank Sinatra as a friend, and owned interests in Hollywood studios MGM, United Artists and Columbia... read more

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Tailpipe Emissions

G7 Seeks End Of Fossil Fuels By 2100, Deep Cuts By 2050

The revelation is as devastating as enthusiasts have feared: Environmental advocates want to make your car illegal. That's the bad news. The good news? We'll all... read more June 10, 2015 by 


 
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New NHTSA Teams Speed Response After GM Ignition-Switch Recall

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has created two new teams to help the agency better identify potential auto-safety problems, and respond to them more... read more June 8, 2015 by 


 
2014 Mercedes-Benz B-Class Electric Drive  -  First Drive, May 2014

Mercedes-Benz To Follow Tesla With Its Own Home Batteries

Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA] may be the first automaker to try selling standalone battery packs for powering homes and businesses, but it may not be the only one for long... read more June 5, 2015 by 


 
Bryan Nesbitt

PT Cruiser Designer Bryan Nesbitt To Lead Buick Design

Bryan Nesbitt, most famous for his work on the Chrysler PT Cruiser, has returned to the States to head up Buick’s design team. The American spent the last four years... read more June 5, 2015 by 


 
Stefan Sielaff

Bentley Hires Stefan Sielaff As New Design Chief

Bentley has named Stefan Sielaff as its new design chief. The German designer is a Volkswagen Group man, having previously led design at Audi and more recently serving as... read more June 4, 2015 by 


 
Jeep Cherokee production

Numerous Vehicle Redesigns Delayed At Fiat Chrysler Automobiles: Report

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles’ [NYSE:FCAU] five-year strategy announcement made a year ago may have been a little too ambitious, as we’re already starting to hear... read more June 3, 2015 by 


 
Avocet sports car

Here's Your Chance To Start Your Own Sports Car Company Overnight

Starting your own sports car company is a large endeavor but now may be your chance to get the keys to one that's already developed. The MMI company from the U.K. is selling... read more June 3, 2015 by 


 
TVR chairman Les Edgar (left) and Gordon Murray

TVR Teams Up With Gordon Murray For New Sports Car Coming In 2017

For fifty years, TVR built quirky sports cars, by hand, in Blackpool, England. Known for their distinctive (and occasionally odd) styling, TVRs were among the most polarizing... read more June 3, 2015 by 


 
2015 Toyota TS040 Hybrid LMP1 race car

Hat Trick: Toyota Most Valuable Car Brand In BrandZ Top 100 Survey

The results of Millward Brown's annual BrandZ Top 100 are in, and Toyota was once again named the most valuable automotive marque. For those keeping score—which... read more May 29, 2015 by 


 
2014 Saab 9-3 Aero

Saab Parent NEVS Forms Alliance With State-Owned Chinese Firms, Confirms Chinese Plant

Saab, like fellow Swedish automaker Volvo, is now partially owned by the Chinese government, with its cash-strapped parent company National Electric Vehicle Sweden (NEVS)... read more May 28, 2015 by 


 
C7 production at the Corvette plant in Bowling Green, Kentucky

GM Spends $439 Million On Corvette Plant Upgrades

General Motors Company [NYSE:GM] will spend $439 million in upgrades for its Corvette plant located in Bowling Green, Kentucky. Most of the funds will go into a new 450,000... read more May 22, 2015 by 


 
Audi E-Benzin synthetic gasoline

Audi And Partners Develop E-Benzin Synthetic Gasoline: Video

Audi in recent years has been making strides to move away from fossil fuels but without abandoning the internal combustion engine and current refueling infrastructure... read more May 22, 2015 by 


 
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Borgward Enlists Ex-Daimler China Chief, Plans SUV For Frankfurt

The last Borgward rolled off the assembly nearly half a century ago. But that isn't stopping the grandson of the founder together with Chinese truck company Foton from trying... read more May 20, 2015 by 


 
Mercedes-Benz F015 Luxury in Motion concept, 2015 Consumer Electronics Show

Analyst Predicts Autonomous Cars Could Slash Car Sales

The world’s top automakers and a handful of tech and supply firms are working hard to develop autonomous car technology, with the goal for most being a car capable of... read more May 20, 2015 by 


 
Aston Martin DBX concept, 2015 Geneva Motor Show

Aston Martin CEO Calls Alabama “Obvious Choice” For New Plant

It emerged last month that Aston Martin was looking to add a second plant in preparation for several new models due out in the coming years and the extra capacity... read more May 20, 2015 by 


 
 

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