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Malcolm Bricklin

Malcolm Bricklin’s next venture is to get car dealers to invest in...art galleries

Malcolm Bricklin is almost 80, but he’s still full of ideas it seems. His latest concept is selling art using an inventory system much like that of a car dealer network. Bricklin, the man who brought Subarus and Yugos to the nation, revealed his plans during a recent interview with Automotive... read more

May 16, 2017 by
 
Iran Khodro logo

Pininfarina to develop modular platform for Iran’s national automaker

Iran’s national automaker, Iran Khodro, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with nine leading automotive firms to help develop a modular platform to underpin a new... read more May 11, 2017 by


 
2017 Cadillac CT6 Plug-In Hybrid

Cadillac chief: NYC relocation showing results

It's no secret that General Motors' luxury division has seen a fall from grace, but the brand's top executive says that its controversial relocation from Detroit to New York... read more May 10, 2017 by


 
VLF Humvee C-Series

Bob Lutz is now selling new Hummer H1s in China

China's increasingly crowded roads might not seem like the ideal location for hulking military derived off-road vehicles, but don't tell Bob Lutz or his company that. VLF... read more May 9, 2017 by


 
2017 Tesla Model S

Major bank lists Tesla as top takeover target for Apple

One could argue that Tesla is viewed as the Apple of the auto industry, even though the financial performance of each company is vastly different. But with the convergence of... read more May 9, 2017 by


 
Ronn Motor Group proposed hydrogen fuel cell extended-range electric car

Ronn Motor returns with promise of hydrogen fuel cell extended-range electric cars

A decade ago, automotive engineer Ronn Ford (aka Ronn Maxwell) unveiled a fuel-efficient supercar powered by a V-6 engine capable of running on a mix of gasoline and... read more May 8, 2017 by


 
BMW Vision Next 100 Concept

BMW picks plant for iNext self-driving EV due in 2021

BMW CEO Harald Krüger in a press conference on Thursday outlining the company’s financial results revealed more details about the planned iNext. iNext is the code... read more May 8, 2017 by


 
BMW and Intel launch first self-driving test cars

BMW, Intel kick off self-driving car pilot program

As part of a self-driving car trial, 40 BMW 7-Series luxo-barges will soon hit the road—without the need for drivers, thanks to Intel's advanced computing technology... read more May 4, 2017 by


 
nuTonomy self-driving prototype based on the Peugeot 3008

nuTonomy to use Peugeot 3008 for self-driving car fleet

Last summer, an American startup by the name of nuTonomy made headlines following the launch of the world’s first taxi service implementing a fleet of self-driving... read more May 3, 2017 by


 
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Samsung joins race to develop self-driving car tech just as Apple prototypes are spotted

Samsung has joined the long list of automakers and tech firms racing to develop self-driving cars and the software that controls them. The Korean conglomerate, along with... read more May 3, 2017 by


 
2018 Lexus LS 500 F-Sport

Lexus fears the sedan's extinction due to crossovers and SUVs

Lexus is taking the threat of crossovers and SUVs very seriously. The Japanese luxury brand fears the sedan may not be long for this world if the traditional body style... read more May 1, 2017 by


 
Trumpchi GS7, 2017 Detroit auto show

GAC mulls changing Trumpchi brand name for US launch

State-owned Chinese automaker GAC has spent the past few years preparing for the introduction of its Trumpchi brand to the United States. But given the similarity between... read more May 1, 2017 by


 
Ducati's Diavel Carbon

Report: Volkswagen Group mulls Ducati sale

Facing costs exceeding $20 billion in the United States alone due to its diesel emissions scandal, plus a hefty bill to develop new electric car technology, the Volkswagen... read more April 27, 2017 by


 
Pininfarina H2 Speed concept, 2016 Geneva Motor Show

Mahindra mulls turning Pininfarina into premium EV brand

Having acquired Pininfarina in late 2015, Indian auto giant Mahindra is now considering turning the Italian design firm into a premium electric car brand. The information was... read more April 27, 2017 by


 
2017 Nissan Sentra Nismo

More Nismo-tuned Nissans coming thanks to new Nismo road car division

For years Nismo languished as the pseudo performance arm for Nissan but all that changed in early 2013 when the Japanese motorsport and tuning firm was named the official... read more April 26, 2017 by


 
2019 Iconiq Seven

NEVS to develop electric cars with Chinese automaker Iconiq

NEVS, the Chinese-backed electric car brand born out of the bankrupt remains of Saab, has announced it will develop cars with Chinese electric car startup Iconiq. The two... read more April 26, 2017 by


 
 

 
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