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2014 Mercedes-Benz CLA Class

Mercedes Edges Out BMW For 2013 U.S. Luxury Car Sales Crown

Mercedes-Benz has ended 2013 with the sales crown for luxury autos in the U.S., with 312,534 units walking out the door over the past 12 months. This represents a 14 percent increase from the 274,134 units sold in 2012 and is a new record for the brand. When you add sales from Smart (9,264) and the... read more

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Sergio Marchionne

Fiat To Buy Remaining Chrysler Shares In $4.35 Billion Deal

Fiat is ringing in the new year by agreeing to buy the remaining 41.46 percent stake in Chrysler that it doesn't own from the United Auto Workers VEBA Trust, in a deal valued... read more January 2, 2014 by 


 
Tesla Store Los Angeles [photo: Misha Bruk / MBH Architects]

Analyst Predicts Tesla Motors Sale In 2014

The progress of Tesla Motors, electric car startup co-founded by PayPal billionaire Elon Musk, has been eye-opening for many in 2013. While the company hasn't been immune to... read more December 31, 2013 by 


 
2013 Audi Q3

Audi To Invest Record $30 Billion Through 2018

Audi will spend 22 billion euros (approximately $30.35 billion) over the next five years on new models, technology and expansion of its global production facilities to help... read more December 27, 2013 by 


 
Google's Self-Driving Lexus RX450h

Michigan Fourth State To Approve Autonomous Car Testing

Michigan has joined California, Nevada and Florida in allowing self-driving vehicle research to take place on the state's highways. It now means companies like Nissan, Ford... read more December 19, 2013 by 


 
2013 Aston Martin V8 Vantage

Aston Martin And AMG To Develop New V-8 Engines Together

In July of this year, Aston Martin and Mercedes-Benz tuner AMG signed a Letter of Intent to form a wide-ranging technical partnership aimed at providing the historic British... read more December 19, 2013 by 


 
Marc Lichte

Marc Lichte Replaces Wolfgang Egger As Audi Design Chief

Following the departure of Wolfgang Egger as head of design at Audi earlier this month, the German automaker has announced that Marc Lichte will now take up the reigns... read more December 19, 2013 by 


 
Protean in-wheel electric motor

VW And Protean Team Up For In-Wheel Electric Motors

As electric cars become more prevalent in the market place, many automakers are still exploring the best way to make use of electric drivetrains. We've seen everything from... read more December 17, 2013 by 


 
Computer-generated image of future BMW plant in Araquari, Brazil

BMW To Build Handful Of Models At New Brazilian Plant

Just days after Jaguar Land Rover announced it will start building vehicles in Brazil in 2016, BMW has announced it has started construction of its own Brazilian plant, which... read more December 17, 2013 by 


 
2013 Holden Commodore Calais V

Holden To Be Replaced By Chevrolet In Australia?

With this week’s news that Holden will cease production in Australia at the end of 2017, speculation has emerged that General Motors may retire the brand completely and... read more December 13, 2013 by 


 
GM and PSA Peugeot Citroen alliance

GM Sells Stake In PSA Peugeot Citroën, Gives Update On Alliance

Despite its significant restructuring moves of the past week, General Motors remains committed to its alliance with France’s PSA Peugeot Citroën and plans to... read more December 12, 2013 by 


 
2013 Holden Commodore production

Holden To End Vehicle Production In Australia In 2017: Official

The manufacture of mass-produced cars in Australia is all but over, with General Motors’ local division Holden announcing today it will cease production by the end of... read more December 10, 2013 by 


 
2014 Land Rover Range Rover Sport

Jaguar Land Rover To Build Cars In Brazil From 2016

Jaguar Land Rover is the latest automaker to announce plans to open a plant in Brazil, in order to capitalize on the market’s growing demand for premium vehicles. In... read more December 9, 2013 by 


 
2013 Holden Commodore Calais V

Australian Government Denies Reports Claiming Holden Production To End By 2016

The Australian government has denied reports from local media that General Motors’ Aussie subsidiary Holden will be ending production in 2016, about when Holden’s... read more December 6, 2013 by 


 
2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Convertible

Chevrolet To Become Niche Brand In Europe By 2016

General Motors has confirmed that its Chevrolet brand will no longer have a mainstream presence in Western and Eastern Europe by 2016, leaving Opel (Vauxhall in the U.K.) to... read more December 6, 2013 by 


 
2014 Lamborghini Aventador Roadster

Lamborghini Seeks New U.S. Chief After Parting Ways With Michael Lock

Lamborghini is in need of a new chief for its American operations, Automobili Lamborghini America, after the automaker terminated the contract of the American branch's... read more December 5, 2013 by 


 
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