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 are already closely linked with Tesla CEO and Chairman Elon Musk also Chairman of SolarCity. Musk is also SolarCity’s... read more

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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

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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

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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 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

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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

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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

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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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VW considers bringing its Skoda brand to U.S.

Dieselgate-plagued Volkswagen may have a mainstream option for the American market already in its portfolio: Skoda, the Czech, value-driven automaker it has owned for 25... read more June 7, 2016 by

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Norway considers ban on sale of diesel and gasoline cars

Despite being a major oil producer, Norway could become the first country to ban the sale of diesel and gasoline cars. However, there's still a long road to that happening... read more June 7, 2016 by

BMW Vision Next 100 concept

BMW i’s focus changes to autonomous cars

With electric cars becoming mainstream, the BMW i sub-brand originally established for the zero-emission cars has changed its focus to autonomous driving technology... read more June 3, 2016 by

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Volvo sees hybrids replacing diesels, even in Europe

Following the revelation of Volkswagen’s emissions cheating scandal, diesels have started to wane in popularity in many parts of the globe, including Europe where... read more June 2, 2016 by

Hyundai ix35 (Tucson) Fuel Cell Paris taxi

Paris bans cars registered before 1997

In what may turn out to be worrying trend, officials in Paris have placed a ban on older cars and motorcycles. As first reported by Le Monde, cars registered before 1997 and... read more June 2, 2016 by

Porsche Mission E concept, 2015 Frankfurt Auto Show

Porsche establishes digitization department

Porsche has a long record of innovation and is once again breaking new ground with the establishment of the digitization department Porsche Digital. Among its contemporaries... read more June 1, 2016 by


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