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2016 BMW X5

Feds seeking forfeiture of luxury cars being exported to China

Back in 2012, a couple in Memphis, Tennessee found out the hard way that U.S. Customs and Homeland Security agents, not to mention automakers themselves, are paying close attention to what's leaving American ports. The feds in 2012 seized a dozen BMW X5s being exported by Yifan Kong and his wife... read more

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2016 Jaguar F-Type R Coupe

Jaguar Land Rover gets in on car-sharing craze with InMotion

Jaguar Land Rover may not be a brand most would associate with car-sharing, but that's just what the British company says its new InMotion division will be up to. JLR stops... read more April 12, 2016 by


 
BMW ReachNow

BMW launches ReachNow car- and ride-sharing service

BMW's DriveNow car-sharing program receives a new name in the United States: ReachNow. In other markets, the program is still being called DriveNow but the rebranded ReachNow... read more April 12, 2016 by


 
GM design chief Ed Welburn presents the 2009 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Concept

GM design chief Ed Welburn to retire July 1

General Motors Company [NYSE:GM] today announced that design chief Ed Welburn will retire effective July 1. Welburn, 65, spent 44 years at General Motors. He took over as... read more April 7, 2016 by


 
Tesla factory, Fremont, California

France offers Tesla old nuclear power station as potential site for plant

Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA] is planning to expand its manufacturing footprint with new plants located around the globe. The American automaker already has a small plant in the... read more April 6, 2016 by


 
PSA Peugeot Citroën logo

PSA Peugeot Citroën outlines three-step plan for U.S. return

PSA Peugeot Citroën’s return to the United States has been making headlines ever since Peugeot pulled out of the market back in 1991. Now, though, we have our... read more April 5, 2016 by


 
Preview of Ferrari Land theme park set to be built in Barcelona, Spain

Third Ferrari theme park confirmed for China

The third Ferrari [NYSE:RACE] theme park has been confirmed for China. The new park will join existing Ferrari-themed parks in Abu Dhabi (Ferrari World) and Barcelona, Spain... read more April 4, 2016 by


 
Maserati of Manhattan rendering courtesy CAI Architecture

Maserati joins the big leagues with new Manhattan showroom

Maserati will join a host of other major makes in the luxury segment by having a North American flagship showroom along Midtown Manhattan's burgeoning automotive row... read more April 2, 2016 by


 
2016 Honda Accord halogen headlamps  -  IIHS rated "poor"

IIHS says most cars need better headlights

When seeing at night becomes difficult, many people blame their own eyes. But car headlights may really be the problem, according to the Insurance Institute for Highway... read more March 31, 2016 by


 
2014 Porsche 918 Spyder

Nürburgring speed limits finally lifted

Following the death of a spectator in a crash that took place during a race held at the Nürburgring early last year, speed limits were introduced at sections of the... read more March 31, 2016 by


 
Volkswagen TDI 'clean diesel' television ad screencap

FTC sues VW over "Clean Diesel" advertising

Volkswagen can add one more lawsuit to the growing list resulting from the ongoing diesel scandal. The U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is now suing the embattled German... read more March 30, 2016 by


 
2016 Volkswagen Beetle TDI Convertible

Federal judge extends deadline for VW's diesel fix

A federal judge has pushed back the deadline to April 21 for Volkswagen and regulators in the United States to come to an agreement on a fix for the German automaker's diesel... read more March 25, 2016 by


 
James Dyson with digital motors  [image: Dyson]

Vacuum builder Dyson reportedly looking at making electric car

Documents filed in the United Kingdom indicate that Dyson, the firm best known for its high-end vacuums and public hand dryers, is developing its own electric car. Britain's... read more March 25, 2016 by


 
Teaser for new TVR sports car coming in 2017

TVR to follow Aston Martin with new plant in Wales

Revived British sports car marque TVR will follow in the footsteps of Aston Martin by setting up a new plant in Wales. It was only a month ago that Aston Martin confirmed... read more March 22, 2016 by


 
Volkswagen celebrates end of Phaeton production at Transparent Factory in Dresden, Germany

VW ends Phaeton production, plans to repurpose Transparent Factory

Volkswagen has finally ceased production of its Phaeton, a full-size luxury sedan first shown at the 2002 Geneva Motor Show and discontinued in the United States midway... read more March 21, 2016 by


 
BMW 5-Series brakes for target in IIHS test

Automatic braking could be standard by 2022

The inevitable march toward the driverless car continues. It's still off in the distance, a speck on the horizon, but that speck is getting larger with each flip of your... read more March 18, 2016 by


 
 

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