Mike Flewitt

McLaren lays out future plans, says half its cars will be hybrids

It’s hard to imagine but the current iteration of McLaren’s road car division, McLaren Automotive, has only been up and running for about six years. In that time, the company has managed to launch a new factory, a motorsport division and a three-tier model lineup that includes some of... read more

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Aston Martin DBX concept, 2015 Geneva Motor Show

Aston Martin to build SUV in Wales

After scouring the world for the ideal spot to build a new SUV loosely based on 2015’s DBX concept, Aston Martin has finally confirmed the vehicle will be built at a... read more February 24, 2016 by

Stefano Domenicali

Ex-Ferrari F1 Boss Stefano Domenicali Named Lamborghini CEO

Lamborghini’s current CEO Stephan Winkelmann will step down from the Italian performance brand next month to take up a new role as head of Quattro, the performance... read more February 23, 2016 by

Dieter Zetsche

Mercedes Extends CEO’s Contract, Appoints New R&D Chief

Mercedes-Benz is currently enjoying its best sales ever and this in turn has led to record profits for parent company Daimler. The German auto giant recorded net profit of... read more February 19, 2016 by

Aston Martin RapidE concept

Electric Aston Martin Rapide Edges Closer To Production With Signing Of MoU

Aston Martin took a major step today towards realizing production of its first electric car. The British automaker signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) towards the... read more February 18, 2016 by

2016 Global MX-5 Cup

Emissions Regulation Targets Are Defeat Devices, Motorcycles, Not Racing

Last week, the internet was up in arms after the Specialty Equipment Manufacturer's Association (SEMA) put out a press release stating that a proposed EPA emissions... read more February 16, 2016 by

Google Self-Driving Car Prototype

NHTSA Says Google Can Test Cars Without Drivers Or Even Steering Wheels

In a letter posted on the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's website this week, NHTSA told Google it can test autonomous cars without drivers, steering wheels... read more February 12, 2016 by

Wattway solar road from France's Colas

France To Build More Than 600 Miles Of Solar Roads: Video

Imagine a future where the electricity powering your home is generated from the miles of road lining your neighborhood. That’s entirely possible according to French... read more February 10, 2016 by

2016 Global MX-5 Cup

EPA Emissions Controls Regulation Could Be Disastrous To Racing: Update

Buried in an Environmental Protection Agency document from last summer but just coming to light now, the EPA is proposing to make it illegal to remove emissions controls from... read more February 9, 2016 by

2017 Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio

Alfa Romeo Denies Claim Giulia Delay Due To Failed Crash Tests

Last week, Automotive News came out with a report claiming the reason for the delay in bringing the new Giulia to the market was because the car had failed multiple internal... read more February 9, 2016 by

GM Powertrain Performance and Racing Center located in Pontiac, Michigan

GM Opens New Hub For Performance Engine Development

You may recall that about three years ago, General Motors Company [NYSE:GM] announced it was consolidating a number of its powertrain development centers into its main GM... read more February 8, 2016 by

Roberto Fedeli

FCA Lures Back Former Ferrari Engineer From BMW

It was in October 2014 that we learned BMW had poached a top engineer from Ferrari [NYSE:RACE], which at the time was still part of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles [NYSE:FCAU]. Now... read more February 5, 2016 by

2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee

Jeep Sales Starting In India By Mid-2016

Jeep managed to sell 1,237,583 vehicles worldwide in 2015, which represents the highest total in the brand’s 75-year history. The total this year is likely to be even... read more February 3, 2016 by

Scion C-HR Concept

Scion Axed, Most Models To Become Toyotas: Official

Toyota confirmed today that its Scion brand will be axed. All existing Scions apart from the tC coupe will become Toyotas. The changeover will take place once the first 2017... read more February 3, 2016 by

Ferrari FF

Ferrari Share Price Dives Despite “Best Ever” Financials

While Ferrari's [NYSE:RACE] cars may have waiting lists stretching out more than a year, it’s a different story when it comes to demand for the automaker’s... read more February 3, 2016 by

2016 Toyota Mirai construction at Motomachi plant

Toyota To Suspend Japanese Production Due To Blast At Steel Supplier

Toyota confirmed over the weekend that it will need to suspend production at all its plants in Japan due to a blast at a plant of its main steel supplier. The blast at the... read more February 1, 2016 by


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