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Eiji Toyoda

Father Of Lexus Brand Eiji Toyoda Passes Away

The longest-serving Toyota president in the automaker's history, Eiji Toyoda, died yesterday aged 100. He was a cousin of Toyota founder Kiichiro Toyoda and ran the company from 1967 up until 1982. He served as chairman until 1994 and as an honorary advisor right up until the time of his death... read more

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Alan Mulally, 2011 NADA

Ford CEO Alan Mulally May Retire Early: Report

Ford CEO Alan Mulally, the man primarily credited with turning around the automaker’s fortunes by streamlining operations and implementing the ‘One Ford’... read more September 6, 2013 by 


 
2014 Cadillac ATS

August 2013 Luxury Car Sales: Cadillac, BMW Soar

The industry as a whole is trending strongly upward at the end of a long summer of brisk car sales, but the luxury segment in particular is showing positive returns. Leading... read more September 4, 2013 by 


 
2014 Land Rover Range Rover Evoque (European spec)

Jaguar Land Rover Leads Research Group Looking Into Electric Car Tech

At the 2013 Frankfurt Auto Show next week Land Rover will show off new hybrid versions of its Range Rover and Range Rover Sport SUVs, but the company isn’t slowing the... read more September 4, 2013 by 


 
Richard Ferlazzo

Holden Gets New Design Chief As Former Head Moves To Cadillac

Richard Ferlazzo, the man responsible for 2006’s stunning Efijy concept (pictured above), has been promoted to head of design at General Motors’ Australian... read more August 30, 2013 by 


 
2013 Gumpert Apollo S

Gumpert May Finally Be Down For The Count

If you're a fan of visually unappealing yet wildly potent automobiles, the Gumpert Apollo is probably your desktop background right now. Founded in 2004 by ex-Audi Sport... read more August 29, 2013 by 


 
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Alternative Vehicle Loan That Helped Fund Tesla, Fisker Might Be Back

The system of Energy Department loans set up in 2007 to promote the development of green technology has come under plenty of criticism, both ideological and political... read more August 28, 2013 by 


 
Mercedes-Benz A Class diesel: UK drive

Mercedes Wins French Court Ruling In R134a Refrigerant Case

The French government will have to overturn a ban on Mercedes-Benz sales in its country after the German automaker won a case in the Council of State, France’s highest... read more August 28, 2013 by 


 
Nissan Leaf autonomous car prototype

Nissan Promises Autonomous Car By 2020: Video

Nissan has made a bold and somewhat unprecedented promise to offer a fully autonomous car by the year 2020. The move is part of Nissan’s aim to reduce the rate of... read more August 27, 2013 by 


 
Baltimore Ravens Quarterback Joe Flacco receives a 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray

GM To Return To Super Bowl Advertising In 2014

Ads from General Motors were noticeably absent from the Super Bowl this year, although the American auto giant was not completely invisible, as its 2014 Chevrolet Corvette... read more August 26, 2013 by 


 
Volvo production site in Chengdu, China

Volvo To Share Development With Geely, Build Cars In China

Chinese officials have given approval for Volvo to establish new plants in Daqing and Zhangjiakou. As a result, Volvo's full Chinese industrial base, including a current site... read more August 23, 2013 by 


 
2013 Tesla Model S

Tesla Eying Asian Production On Back Of Strong Expected Demand For Gen 3 Sedan

Tesla Motors has made no secret of its plans to move into the Asian market, and the company now says manufacturing plants in both Europe and Asia are on the cards. It's part... read more August 22, 2013 by 


 
2009 Fisker Karma Sunset convertible concept

German Group Offers $25 Million For Fisker: Report

Despite it being close to a year since Fisker last made a car, the company is yet to announce bankruptcy and remains confident a new investor or even a potential buyer can be... read more August 22, 2013 by 


 
2012 Saab 9-3 Griffin range

NEVS Close To Restarting Saab Production

With NEVS’ acquisition of Saab and some of the bankrupt automaker’s remaining assets complete, the consortium, made up of Chinese and Japanese interests, is now... read more August 22, 2013 by 


 
Wiesmann MF5 Roadster

Sports Car Brand Wiesmann Files For Insolvency

Luxury sports car maker Wiesmann has filed for insolvency in its native Germany, the latest niche automaker to be hit by the downturn of the European new car market. Wiesmann... read more August 19, 2013 by 


 
Concept drawings for Elon Musk’s 800-mph Hyperloop

Elon Musk Reveals Details On 800-MPH Hyperloop

After first dropping hints a year ago on a revolutionary form of transportation dubbed the Hyperloop, Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla, has now revealed the details behind the... read more August 12, 2013 by 


 
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