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2015 Bentley Mulsanne

Bentley Sells Record 11,020 Cars In 2014, Mulls Second SUV

It’s looking like 2014 was a bumper year for luxury automakers, with many reporting record sales for the period. One of these was Bentley, which reported sales of 11,020 cars during the past year, a 9 percent increase on the 10,120 it sold in 2013. MUST SEE: Mid-Engined Chevrolet Corvette Spy... read more

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2016 Toyota Mirai

Mimicking Tesla, Toyota Frees Up Patents For Mirai Fuel Cell Tech

Last June, Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA] gained plenty of attention when it made its electric car patents available to other companies. Now, Toyota is doing the same with patents... read more January 6, 2015 by 


 
2014 BMW M235i first drive, Las Vegas Motor Speedway

Audi, BMW And Mercedes-Benz All Achieve Record U.S. Sales In 2014

Germany’s three major luxury automotive brands experienced record sales in the U.S. in 2014, with BMW ending the year as the most successful. In 2014, BMW sold a... read more January 6, 2015 by 


 
2015 Rolls-Royce Wraith

Rolls-Royce Sells Record 4,063 Cars In 2014

Rolls-Royce is celebrating its fifth-straight year of record sales, with the British ultra-luxury marque managing to deliver 4,063 cars in 2014, up roughly 12 percent on the... read more January 6, 2015 by 


 
U.S. Capitol at dusk

Auto Industry Bailout A $9.3 Billion Loss

The government bailout that pulled General Motors Company [NYSE:GM] and Chrysler (now Fiat Chrysler Automobiles [NYSE:FCAU]) away from bankruptcy was one of the most... read more January 5, 2015 by 


 
Moscow, Russia

Car Brands Suspend Sales In Russia As Ruble Collapses

Like China or India, analysts often describe Russia as en emerging car market, where a relatively new middle class is expected to drive up car sales to levels comparable to... read more December 22, 2014 by 


 
Albert Biermann

Former BMW M Engineering Chief To Oversee Development Of Hyundai Performance Cars

German auto industry veteran Albert Biermann, a former engineering chief of BMW’s storied M division, has been hired by Hyundai to oversee the development of new... read more December 22, 2014 by 


 
Spyker logo

Spyker Declared Bankrupt, CEO Hopeful Of Electric Car Revival

After successfully filing for bankruptcy protection with a Dutch court just two weeks ago, struggling sports car brand Spyker has been declared bankrupt due to its inability... read more December 18, 2014 by 


 
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles logo

Chrysler Group Renamed FCA US

The American arm of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles [NYSE:FCAU], the Chrysler Group, which represents brands such as Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep and Ram, has been renamed FCA US. The... read more December 16, 2014 by 


 
2015 Aston Martin Vanquish

Engineering Guru Matt Becker Leaves Lotus For Aston Martin

Aston Martin has managed to snag a top engineer from the ranks of Lotus. It has been confirmed that Matt Becker, the current head of vehicle testing and development at Lotus... read more December 16, 2014 by 


 
2015 Volkswagen Passat (European-spec)

2015 European Car Of The Year Finalists Announced

In just a few weeks, we’ll see the winners of the 2015 North American Car and Truck of the Year awards announced at the Detroit Auto Show but over in Europe a separate... read more December 16, 2014 by 


 
Aston Martin Lagonda Concept

Aston Martin Seeks Funding For SUV, Hybrid Tech: Report

Cash-strapped Aston Martin is seeking funds for an expansion from its current model range, two sources familiar with the matter have revealed to Reuters. The automaker, which... read more December 15, 2014 by 


 
nanoFLOWCELL Quant e-Sportlimousine concept

nanoFLOWCELL-Powered Quant Sedan Edges Closer To Production

At the 2014 Geneva Motor Show last March, a little known startup by the name of nanoFLOWCELL showed off an electric sedan concept whose motors were powered by energy stored... read more December 11, 2014 by 


 
Saab 9-3 EV electric prototype shown by NEVS, 2014

Saab Owner NEVS Close To Reaching Deal With India’s Mahindra: Report

Earlier this month, cash-strapped Saab owner National Electric Vehicle Sweden (NEVS) asked a Swedish court to extend the period for its restructuring so that it could... read more December 10, 2014 by 


 
Harald Krüger

BMW Names Current Product Chief Harald Krüger CEO

BMW will promote its current product chief Harald Krüger to the role of CEO. The 49-year-old executive will take the reins at the automaker on May 13, 2015, replacing... read more December 9, 2014 by 


 
2015 Chevrolet Corvette Z06

White Remains Most Popular Color For New Cars In 2014

It appears new car shoppers aren’t very original when it comes to picking colors. According to vehicle paint giant PPG Industries, white was the most popular color for... read more December 8, 2014 by 


 
 

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