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August 2013 Luxury Car Sales: Cadillac, BMW Soar

The industry as a whole is trending strongly upward at the end of a long summer of brisk car sales, but the luxury segment in particular is showing positive returns. Leading the charge are Cadillac and BMW, up 37.8 percent and 45.7 percent, respectively. For General Motors' [NYSE:GM] luxury brand... read more

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Alternative Vehicle Loan That Helped Fund Tesla, Fisker Might Be Back

The system of Energy Department loans set up in 2007 to promote the development of green technology has come under plenty of criticism, both ideological and political... read more August 28, 2013 by 


 
Mercedes-Benz A Class diesel: UK drive

Mercedes Wins French Court Ruling In R134a Refrigerant Case

The French government will have to overturn a ban on Mercedes-Benz sales in its country after the German automaker won a case in the Council of State, France’s highest... read more August 28, 2013 by 


 
Nissan Leaf autonomous car prototype

Nissan Promises Autonomous Car By 2020: Video

Nissan has made a bold and somewhat unprecedented promise to offer an autonomous car by the year 2020. The move is part of Nissan’s aim to reduce the rate of accidents... read more August 27, 2013 by 


 
Baltimore Ravens Quarterback Joe Flacco receives a 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray

GM To Return To Super Bowl Advertising In 2014

Ads from General Motors were noticeably absent from the Super Bowl this year, although the American auto giant was not completely invisible, as its 2014 Chevrolet Corvette... read more August 26, 2013 by 


 
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Google May Build Its Own Self-Driving Car: Report

The future is going to be automatic. Automatic social updates pushed automatically to your mobile phone, synced automatically to your computer and to your car, which then... read more August 23, 2013 by 


 
Volvo production site in Chengdu, China

Volvo To Share Development With Geely, Build Cars In China

Chinese officials have given approval for Volvo to establish new plants in Daqing and Zhangjiakou. As a result, Volvo's full Chinese industrial base, including a current site... read more August 23, 2013 by 


 
2013 Tesla Model S

Tesla Eying Asian Production On Back Of Strong Expected Demand For Gen 3 Sedan

Tesla Motors has made no secret of its plans to move into the Asian market, and the company now says manufacturing plants in both Europe and Asia are on the cards. It's part... read more August 22, 2013 by 


 
2009 Fisker Karma Sunset convertible concept

German Group Offers $25 Million For Fisker: Report

Despite it being close to a year since Fisker last made a car, the company is yet to announce bankruptcy and remains confident a new investor or even a potential buyer can be... read more August 22, 2013 by 


 
2012 Saab 9-3 Griffin range

NEVS Close To Restarting Saab Production

With NEVS’ acquisition of Saab and some of the bankrupt automaker’s remaining assets complete, the consortium, made up of Chinese and Japanese interests, is now... read more August 22, 2013 by 


 
Google self-driving Lexus RX 450h hybrid sport-utility vehicle

New Self-Driving Car Tech To Come From Continental, Google, IBM Alliance?

Self-driving cars are a divisive topic. Enthusiasts despise the idea of being cut out of the loop, and tinfoil hat conspiracists despise the idea of Big Brother looking over... read more August 21, 2013 by 


 
Wiesmann MF5 Roadster

Sports Car Brand Wiesmann Files For Insolvency

Luxury sports car maker Wiesmann has filed for insolvency in its native Germany, the latest niche automaker to be hit by the downturn of the European new car market. Wiesmann... read more August 19, 2013 by 


 
Concept drawings for Elon Musk’s 800-mph Hyperloop

Elon Musk Reveals Details On 800-MPH Hyperloop

After first dropping hints a year ago on a revolutionary form of transportation dubbed the Hyperloop, Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla, has now revealed the details behind the... read more August 12, 2013 by 


 
2012 Renault Fluence ZE electric car, powered by Better Place in Israel [photo: Brian of London]

U.K. Political Party Wants Ban On Non-Hybrid Gas And Diesel Cars By 2040

One of Great Britain's major political parties says it wants to see diesel-powered and non-hybrid gasoline-powered passenger cars banned from British roads by 2040. The... read more August 12, 2013 by 


 
Nissan’s Takumi engine craftsmen and the GT-R

Tungsten Mined By Terrorist-Listed Group Could Wind Up In Your Luxury Car

Tungsten is a rather important element. Bearing Atomic Number 74, Tungsten is used in a wide range of applications including the production of LCD screens to internal parts... read more August 9, 2013 by 


 
First 2013 Tesla Model S delivered in Europe (Photo: @TeslaMotors on Twitter)

Tesla Grows Profit In Second Quarter, Delivers Europe’s First Model S

Tesla keeps moving from strength to strength, with sales of the company’s Model S electric sedan steadily increasing, profit levels remaining positive and expansion of... read more August 8, 2013 by 


 
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