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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 it’s been revealed that the same engineer, Roberto Fedeli, has returned to the FCA fold. The news was confirmed to... read more

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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


 
Last Land Rover Defender is built at famous Solihull plant in the United Kingdom - January 29, 2016

Land Rover Defender Production At Solihull Comes To An End

Land Rover’s Solihull plant in the United Kingdom has been churning out Defenders since 1983. Production at the site goes back much further, though, as it was here that... read more January 29, 2016 by


 
Daihatsu Copen

Toyota To Acquire Daihatsu: Official

Toyota has confirmed it will buy the remaining 49 percent it doesn't own of fellow Japanese brand Daihatsu in a deal worth approximately $3.2 billion. The deal will entail a... read more January 29, 2016 by


 
2016 Toyota Prius Two Eco

Toyota Remains World’s Biggest Automaker With 10.15 Million Sales In 2015

Toyota ended 2015 with 10.15 million sales, retaining its status as the world's biggest automaker for the fourth year in a row. The final tally was down slightly on the 10.23... read more January 28, 2016 by


 
DeLorean DMC-12

Company In Texas Cleared To Start Building New DeLoreans

There’s a company out in Humble, Texas that for the past two decades has been restoring original DeLorean DMC-12s and offering parts for the stainless steel sports cars... read more January 28, 2016 by


 
2015 Chrysler 200

FCA Bets Big On SUVs And Pickups, Plans To End Dodge Dart And Chrysler 200 Production

In a presentation made to investors this week, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles [NYSE:FCAU] revealed some changes to its original company-wide strategy announced in 2014. Among the... read more January 28, 2016 by


 
2016 Alfa Romeo 4C

FCA confirms product delays for Alfa Romeo

Late last year, we learned that a cooling Chinese market had caused Fiat Chrysler Automobiles [NYSE:FCAU] to rethink its plans originally announced during a company-wide... read more January 28, 2016 by


 
2016 Lamborghini Huracán LP 580-2

Lamborghini Delivers Record 3,245 Cars In 2015

Lamborghini set a new record in deliveries in 2015 thanks to an impressive 28 percent increase in sales. By December 31, the automaker had delivered 3,245 supercars... read more January 26, 2016 by


 
Liviu Tudoran's "Apple iMove" design study

Apple's Car Program Loses Boss, Under Hiring Freeze

According to a story from Apple Insider, Apple's Project Titan car development program is experiencing some issues. The story says that Steve Zadesky, the Apple engineer that... read more January 25, 2016 by


 
2014 Ford Fiesta ST  -  Driven, October 2014

Ford To Exit Japanese, Indonesian Markets

Ford Motor Company [NYSE:F] announced today it will cease selling its Ford and Lincoln brands in the Japanese and Indonesian markets. The cited reason was a lack of a... read more January 25, 2016 by


 
Maven

GM Gets Into The Car Sharing Gig With New Service Maven

Like many of the major automakers, General Motors Company [NYSE:GM] is transitioning into a mobility company, whereby it not only provides means of private transport through... read more January 20, 2016 by


 
Audi e-tron Quattro concept, 2015 Frankfurt Auto Show

Audi Q6 e-tron Electric SUV To Be Built In Belgium

Audi’s electric SUV due on the market in 2018 will be built at a plant in Brussels, Belgium, the automaker today confirmed. The plant will also produce batteries for... read more January 20, 2016 by


 
Hinrich J. Woebcken

Former BMW exec to head VW’s North American division

Following the discovery of its diesel emissions cheating software last year by regulators in the United States, the Volkswagen Group announced a company restructuring that... read more January 20, 2016 by


 
Ford autonomous car technology

DOT Unveils 10-Year, $4-Billion Plan for Development Of Autonomous Vehicles

New car announcements weren't the only news made at the Detroit Auto Show. In a press conference at the show, the United States Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx revealed... read more January 18, 2016 by


 
2016 Cadillac CT6 PHEV

GM’s Second Chinese Import To Be Cadillac CT6 Plug-In Hybrid: Report

Later this year, General Motors Company [NYSE:GM] will start selling in the United States its Buick Envision crossover, which the automaker will source from a plant in China... read more January 18, 2016 by


 
 

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