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2014 Holden Commodore production

Mission To Save Australian Commodore Production Is On

Almost exactly two years ago, we learned that General Motors Company [NYSE:GM] had committed to ending production of Holden cars and engines in Australia by late 2017. Just two models are built by Holden in Australia, a version of the previous-generation Chevrolet Cruze and the locally-developed... read more

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Volkswagen Phaeton production at the Transparent Factory in Dresden, Germany

VW Ending Phaeton Production, Electric Successor Coming In 2020

Volkswagen looks set to finally end production of its Phaeton, which bowed out of the United States midway through the last decade. The luxurious full-size sedan was launched... read more December 17, 2015 by


 
Lamborghini CEO Stephan Winkelmann and the 2012 Urus SUV concept

Lamborghini CEO To Be Replaced By Ex-Ferrari F1 Boss: Report

Reports out of Italy claim Lamborghini CEO Stephan Winkelmann is about to be replaced by former Ferrari [NYSE:RACE] Formula One boss Stefano Domenicali. Some readers will... read more December 16, 2015 by


 
Pininfarina Sergio concept car

Pininfarina Sold To India’s Mahindra: Official

It’s been speculated for months but today Indian conglomerate Mahindra & Mahindra finally announced it has acquired legendary Italian design firm Pininfarina... read more December 14, 2015 by


 
Preview of next-generation vehicle from Saab parent NEVS - Image via Saab Blog

Saab Owner NEVS Previews Four Next-Gen Vehicles

Having managed to stave off its own bankruptcy by partnering with a handful of government-backed entities in China, National Electric Vehicle Sweden (NEVS), which acquired... read more December 14, 2015 by


 
2,000,000th Land Rover Defender

Jaguar Land Rover Plant In Slovakia Confirmed, Starts Production In 2018

Jaguar Land Rover has confirmed plans to construct a new vehicle plant in Slovakia, following months of negotiations with the local government. The plant will be located in... read more December 11, 2015 by


 
2017 Ford Focus Electric, from presentation on Ford electrification plans, Dec 2015

Ford Promises 13 New Electrified Cars By 2020: Video

Ford Motor Company [NYSE:F] announced yesterday it will spend an additional $4.5 billion over the next five years on its investments in vehicle electrification. Much of the... read more December 11, 2015 by


 
Volkswagen plant

Investigation sheds light on causes for VW emissions cheating scandal

Volkswagen has released the first details from the ongoing independent investigation into its emissions cheating scandal, and importantly some of the main causes have been... read more December 10, 2015 by


 
50th Anniversary Shelby Cobra Daytona Coupe

Signing Of Highway Bill A Boon For Replica Builders

The five-year, $305 billion highway bill signed into law by President Barack Obama last week is chock full of rules and updates relating to the automotive transport industry... read more December 9, 2015 by


 
Maserati Alfieri concept

Slowing China Causes FCA To Rethink Plans For Alfa Romeo, Maserati: Report

As the Chinese new car market starts to mature and sales slow, competition, especially at the upper echelons, is becoming much tougher. Growth of the overall Chinese economy... read more December 4, 2015 by


 
Ulrich Hackenberg

Audi R&D chief steps down amid emissions cheating scandal

Audi R&D boss Ulrich Hackenberg has announced his resignation amid the automaker’s emissions cheating scandal where a number of Audi models, including some here in... read more December 4, 2015 by


 
Production at a Volkswagen plant

VW identifies $2 billion in savings, will cut back on variants and trim options

In the wake of its diesel and CO2 emissions cheating scandal, the Volkswagen Group has undertaken a massive cost-cutting program that CEO Matthias Müller says will lead... read more November 30, 2015 by


 
2015 Volkswagen Golf SportWagen

Volkswagen announces European fixes for "defeat device" diesels

Volkswagen announced today that the German Federal Motor Transport Authority has accepted its proposed fixes for the EA 189 four-cylinder diesel engines with the "defeat... read more November 25, 2015 by


 
2015 Audi Q7 TDI

VW & Audi ready software fix for emissions cheating diesels

Volkswagen Group CEO Matthias Müller confirmed in a speech made to managers on Monday that the automaker was ready with a fix for most of the four-cylinder diesel... read more November 24, 2015 by


 
2014 Volkswagen Touareg TDI

More VW diesels confirmed to be in violation of EPA standards

In September, the Volkswagen Group admitted to having installed “defeat device” software on some diesel engines designed to switch on performance-sapping... read more November 23, 2015 by


 
Mercedes-AMG engine production

Mercedes-AMG To Start New Engine Production Line To Meet Demand

Strong demand for its high-performance cars has forced Mercedes-AMG to open up a new production line for engines. Currently, the official Mercedes-Benz tuner produces all of... read more November 19, 2015 by


 
 

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