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North American Car And Truck/Utility Of The Year Short List Announced

A total of 54 of the possible 57 member journalists from the United States and Canada have chosen the "Short List" of finalists for the 2016 North American Car and Truck/Utility of the Year awards. Each juror voted for as many as 15 cars in each of the two categories. The NACTOY awards, as they are... read more

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2015 BMW X3

BMW X3 diesel also over limits, according to reports--Updated with statement from BMW

Volkswagen's admitted thwarting of Environmental Protection Agency regulations is threatening to ensnare BMW. According to Germany's AutoBild, citing research from the... read more September 24, 2015 by


 
Giorgetto Giugiaro

Italdesign Giugiaro Founder Looking To Start New Design Firm

Earlier this year, legendary designer Giorgetto Giugiaro sold his remaining 9.9 percent stake in Italdesgin Giugiaro and finally stepped down from the design firm, which he... read more September 24, 2015 by


 
Martin Winterkorn

Volkswagen CEO Martin Winterkorn resigns in wake of diesel emissions scandal

Volkswagen Group has announced that CEO Martin Winterkorn has resigned, effective immediately. The announcement comes just days after the news broke that the company had used... read more September 23, 2015 by


 
Martin Winterkorn

VW sets aside $7.3b for diesel scandal as share price slides

On Friday, the Environmental Protection Agency dropped a bombshell. Between 2009 and 2015, Volkswagen intentionally used software to trick emission-testing equipment into... read more September 22, 2015 by


 
2015 Volkswagen Golf TDI SE

VW diesel troubles could become Audi and Porsche problems

Volkswagen is in serious trouble. The automaker has admitted to using a device to cheat its way around the EPA testing that turned on during testing and off during normal... read more September 22, 2015 by


 
Apple store

Apple Car Could Roll As Early As 2019: Report

Apple is yet to even mention the possibility of it developing a car but numerous reports and industry clues point in just that direction. It was at the start of this year... read more September 22, 2015 by


 
2015 Volkswagen Golf TDI SE

VW CEO issues apology after EPA accuses automaker of cheating on emissions tests

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on Friday came out with the shock announcement that the Volkswagen Group had installed software on close to 500,000 of its... read more September 21, 2015 by


 
General Motors ignition assembly parts, packaged and shipped Thursday, April 17, 2014

General Motors Will Pay $900M Criminal Fine Over Bad Ignition Switches

The Detroit News is reporting that General Motors Company will pay a $900 million criminal fine over the defective ignition switches that led to 124 deaths and 275 injuries... read more September 18, 2015 by


 
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Mission Motorcycles Runs Out Of Juice, Files For Bankruptcy

In 2011, Mission Motorcycles set the record for fastest electric motorcycle lap of Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca. And while the record still stands, the San Francisco-based... read more September 16, 2015 by


 
Volvo safety systems

Automatic Emergency Braking To Become Standard?

There's no question about it; modern cars are incredibly safe, and there's new technology being released that has them becoming safer still. Since it was mandated that we all... read more September 15, 2015 by


 
John Krafcik

Google Hires Former Hyundai U.S. Chief To Head Autonomous Car Project

Google’s autonomous car project now has its own CEO in the form of auto industry veteran John Krafcik. The 53-year-old has previously worked for the Ford Motor Company... read more September 14, 2015 by


 
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Polestar Racing To Become Cyan Racing

We're in love with the Polestar offerings from Volvo. The automaker loves them too, which is why it purchased Polestar earlier this year. The plan is to roll out more... read more September 9, 2015 by


 
Mercedes-Benz F015 Luxury in Motion concept, 2015 Consumer Electronics Show

Should Elderly Drivers Be The Autonomous Car Early Adopters?

Some automakers tease concept cars with autonomous-driving modes, lounge-style interiors, and augmented-reality windshields and windows, while others tout automatic cruise... read more September 9, 2015 by


 
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CFO Hans Dieter Pötsch To Become New Volkswagen Group Chairman

Volkswagen Group senior managers have nominated the automaker’s current CFO, Austrian Hans Dieter Pötsch, to become the new chairman of the overarching supervisory... read more September 4, 2015 by


 
Fiat's Sergio Marchionne

Marchionne Wants To Bring FCA And GM Together, GM Says No

The large automotive entity known as Fiat Chrysler Automobiles [NYSE:FCAU] has been in the news as of late, and it's not because of Hellcat goodness. Okay, there's actually... read more September 3, 2015 by


 
 

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