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Bosch automated driving system on Autobahn A81

Germany Plans Autonomous Car Test Program On High-Speed Autobahn

Containing some of the few stretches of public road with no speed limits, Germany's network of autobahns has always been a magical place for enthusiastic drivers. Now, they'll also be a testing ground for technology that could make driving obsolete. The German government is planning a pilot program... read more

January 28, 2015 by 
 
Brammo Empulse R electric motorcycle

Polaris Acquires Brammo's Electric Motorcycle Business

There's a major shakeup taking place in the world of electric motorcycles. Polaris has acquired the electric motorcycle business of Brammo, maker of the Empulse and Enertia... read more January 26, 2015 by 


 
Ford Research and Innovation Center Palo Alto

Ford To Focus On Connectivity And Autonomous Cars At New Silicon Valley Research Center

The Ford Motor Company [NYSE:F] is opening a new research center in Silicon Valley to develop technology related to self-driving cars and other emerging fields like vehicle... read more January 23, 2015 by 


 
BMW i3 and Volkswagen e-Golf electric cars using Combined Charging System (CCS) DC fast charging

BMW And Volkswagen Team Up With ChargePoint To Expand Electric Car Fast-Charging Sites

DC fast charging can make owning an electric car a lot more convenient, but only if the driver can find abundant stations. There are three major standards for fast charging... read more January 23, 2015 by 


 
Lex Kerssemakers

Lex Kerssemakers Named Volvo’s U.S. Chief

Volvo has announced that it is appointing Dutch executive Lex Kerssemakers as its new U.S. chief. The 55-year-old replaces former chief Tony Nicolosi and will have an... read more January 22, 2015 by 


 
Microsoft HoloLens video screencap

Microsoft HoloLens To Transform Way Cars Are Designed?

In addition to announcing its latest Windows 10 operating system, this week tech giant Microsoft also unveiled HoloLens, a wearable device that allows users to watch... read more January 22, 2015 by 


 
Lotus celebrates building its 1,000th Exige S

Lotus Sees Sales Rise 54 Percent, Promises Exciting Reveal For Geneva Motor Show

Struggling sports car brand Lotus has announced that its sales performance is finally starting to turn around for the better. Sales over the past nine months came in at 1,565... read more January 22, 2015 by 


 
2015 Toyota Camry XSE

Toyota Edges Out VW And GM To Remain World’s Biggest Automaker In 2014

Toyota has announced it sold 10.23 million vehicles in 2014, a 2.5 percent gain on the 9.98 million it sold the previous year and the first 10-million-plus annual sales... read more January 21, 2015 by 


 
Buick Avenir Concept

New Large Car Confirmed By GM, Will Wear Commodore Name In Oz

General Motors Company’s [NYSE:GM] Australian division Holden has confirmed that a “next-generation large car” will arrive in Holden showrooms in 2018... read more January 20, 2015 by 


 
Hyperloop concept - Image via Hyperloop Transportation Technologies

Elon Musk Proposes Hyperloop Test Track In Texas

Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA] isn't allowed to sell cars in Texas, but could the state soon be home to a test track for Elon Musk's 800-mph Hyperloop tube-transport concept? While... read more January 19, 2015 by 


 
Maserati at the 2015 Detroit Auto Show

Maserati Sells Record 36,500 Cars In 2014

It’s hard to believe that as recently as 2010, Maserati’s annual sales were a cottage industry-like 5,675 cars. In less than five years, Maserati has managed to... read more January 19, 2015 by 


 
McLaren P1 and 650S Spider

McLaren Sells Record 1,648 Cars In 2014

Despite only being a volume producer of cars since the start of the decade, McLaren Automotive is already well on its way to catching up with more established brands in the... read more January 15, 2015 by 


 
2017 Jaguar XE and 2015 Land Rover Discovery Sport

Jaguar Land Rover Sells Record 462,678 Cars In 2014

Jaguar Land Rover, like many automakers offering luxury cars, enjoyed its best year on record in 2014. The British automaker managed to sell 462,678 cars across its Jaguar... read more January 14, 2015 by 


 
Tesla Model S P85D, 2015 Detroit Auto Show

Elon Musk Dismisses Tesla Challenges In Detroit, Talks Of Sales Growth

Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA] CEO Elon Musk isn't shy about speaking his mind, and he did just that on the home turf of the Big Three U.S. automakers—at the 2015 Detroit... read more January 14, 2015 by 


 
Aston Martin Mira Facility

Aston Martin Opens New Prototype And Vehicle Development Center

Aston Martin is keen on ensuring that its next generation cars meet and exceed the requirements of its customer base. To help with that goal, the automaker has opened the... read more January 13, 2015 by 


 
Lamborghini Huracán LP 610-4

Lamborghini Sales In 2014 Finally Eclipse 2008’s Record

It may have taken six years, but Lamborghini can now finally proclaim that it has beaten its previous sales record of 2,430 cars set in 2008 during the height of the global... read more January 12, 2015 by 


 
 

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