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2016 Holden Commodore

End Of The Road For Bold Plan To Save Holden Plant

General Motors Company’s [NYSE:GM] Australian division Holden will cease production for good at the end of 2017 at which point the company will exclusively offer imported vehicles from other GM brands. There was a mission on to save Holden’s plant in the state of South Australia but... read more

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Dieter Zetsche

Mercedes Extends CEO’s Contract, Appoints New R&D Chief

Mercedes-Benz is currently enjoying its best sales ever and this in turn has led to record profits for parent company Daimler. The German auto giant recorded net profit of... read more February 19, 2016 by


 
Aston Martin RapidE concept

Electric Aston Martin Rapide Edges Closer To Production With Signing Of MoU

Aston Martin took a major step today towards realizing production of its first electric car. The British automaker signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) towards the... read more February 18, 2016 by


 
2016 Global MX-5 Cup

Emissions Regulation Targets Are Defeat Devices, Motorcycles, Not Racing

Last week, the internet was up in arms after the Specialty Equipment Manufacturer's Association (SEMA) put out a press release stating that a proposed EPA emissions... read more February 16, 2016 by


 
Google Self-Driving Car Prototype

NHTSA Says Google Can Test Cars Without Drivers Or Even Steering Wheels

In a letter posted on the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's website this week, NHTSA told Google it can test autonomous cars without drivers, steering wheels... read more February 12, 2016 by


 
Wattway solar road from France's Colas

France To Build More Than 600 Miles Of Solar Roads: Video

Imagine a future where the electricity powering your home is generated from the miles of road lining your neighborhood. That’s entirely possible according to French... read more February 10, 2016 by


 
2016 Global MX-5 Cup

EPA Emissions Controls Regulation Could Be Disastrous To Racing: Update

Buried in an Environmental Protection Agency document from last summer but just coming to light now, the EPA is proposing to make it illegal to remove emissions controls from... read more February 9, 2016 by


 
2017 Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio

Alfa Romeo Denies Claim Giulia Delay Due To Failed Crash Tests

Last week, Automotive News came out with a report claiming the reason for the delay in bringing the new Giulia to the market was because the car had failed multiple internal... read more February 9, 2016 by


 
GM Powertrain Performance and Racing Center located in Pontiac, Michigan

GM Opens New Hub For Performance Engine Development

You may recall that about three years ago, General Motors Company [NYSE:GM] announced it was consolidating a number of its powertrain development centers into its main GM... read more February 8, 2016 by


 
Roberto Fedeli

FCA Lures Back Former Ferrari Engineer From BMW

It was in October 2014 that we learned BMW had poached a top engineer from Ferrari [NYSE:RACE], which at the time was still part of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles [NYSE:FCAU]. Now... read more February 5, 2016 by


 
2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee

Jeep Sales Starting In India By Mid-2016

Jeep managed to sell 1,237,583 vehicles worldwide in 2015, which represents the highest total in the brand’s 75-year history. The total this year is likely to be even... read more February 3, 2016 by


 
Scion C-HR Concept

Scion Axed, Most Models To Become Toyotas: Official

Toyota confirmed today that its Scion brand will be axed. All existing Scions apart from the tC coupe will become Toyotas. The changeover will take place once the first 2017... read more February 3, 2016 by


 
Ferrari FF

Ferrari Share Price Dives Despite “Best Ever” Financials

While Ferrari's [NYSE:RACE] cars may have waiting lists stretching out more than a year, it’s a different story when it comes to demand for the automaker’s... read more February 3, 2016 by


 
2016 Toyota Mirai construction at Motomachi plant

Toyota To Suspend Japanese Production Due To Blast At Steel Supplier

Toyota confirmed over the weekend that it will need to suspend production at all its plants in Japan due to a blast at a plant of its main steel supplier. The blast at the... read more February 1, 2016 by


 
Last Land Rover Defender is built at famous Solihull plant in the United Kingdom - January 29, 2016

Land Rover Defender Production At Solihull Comes To An End

Land Rover’s Solihull plant in the United Kingdom has been churning out Defenders since 1983. Production at the site goes back much further, though, as it was here that... read more January 29, 2016 by


 
Daihatsu Copen

Toyota To Acquire Daihatsu: Official

Toyota has confirmed it will buy the remaining 49 percent it doesn't own of fellow Japanese brand Daihatsu in a deal worth approximately $3.2 billion. The deal will entail a... read more January 29, 2016 by


 
 

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