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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 the pressures of building a new car, and accident-related fires caused the firm's lofty stock price to dip towards the end of... read more

December 31, 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 


 
2013 Wiesmann GT MF4-CS

Germany’s Wiesmann No Longer Insolvent

It looks like it isn’t the end of the road for niche German sports car manufacturer Wiesmann just yet. After declaring itself insolvent in August, Wiesmann has now... read more December 2, 2013 by 


 
2014 Saab 9-3 Aero

Saab Resumes Production, Starts With 9-3

With NEVS’ acquisition of Saab and some of the bankrupt automaker’s few remaining assets complete, the consortium, made up of Chinese and Japanese interests, is... read more December 2, 2013 by 


 
Nissan BladeGlider Electric Sports Car Concept  -  2013 Tokyo Motor Show

DeltaWing Backers Sue Nissan Over BladeGlider Design

Nissan’s radical BladeGlider electric sports car has led to the Japanese automaker being sued over the concept’s design. The company responsible for the original... read more December 2, 2013 by 


 
Jaguar Land Rover and Intel technical center in Portland, Oregon

Jaguar Land Rover Pairs With Intel For Future Infotainment Tech

Jaguar Land Rover is the latest automaker to pair with a technology company to develop its future in-car technology. As consumer tech and in-car tech converge, automakers are... read more November 29, 2013 by 


 
Mercedes-Benz opens new R&D facility in Silicon Valley

Mercedes Opens Silicon Valley R&D Center For Future Tech Development

Mercedes-Benz has opened a new research and development site in Sunnyvale, Silicon Valley--the fruits of which will influence the automaker's technology for years to come... read more November 26, 2013 by 


 
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