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Audi e-diesel plant in Laufenburg, Switzerland

Audi will turn renewable energy into synthetic diesel

In 2011, Audi announced radical plans to start energy production using wind farms located in the North Sea. By feeding this renewable energy back into the grid, Audi could boast that the energy used by its future electric cars would be completely clean. However, instead of stopping there, Audi... read more

November 9, 2017 by
 
Bob Lutz

Bob Lutz gives grim prediction for the future of the automobile

Bob Lutz has been a senior figure in the automotive industry for longer than most, so when he speaks about where it’s headed there's a certain authority behind what he... read more November 6, 2017 by


 
nuTonomy self-driving taxi

Delphi buys self-driving startup nuTonomy for $450M

Boston, Massachusetts-based self-driving car startup nuTonomy made headlines in 2016 when it launched the world’s first self-driving taxi service. Albeit a trial only... read more November 2, 2017 by


 
2017 Tesla Model 3 "first production" car, in photo tweeted by Elon Musk on July 9, 2017

Tesla built just 260 Model 3 sedans in Q3 while losing $619M

It appears Tesla CEO Elon Musk wasn’t lying when he said in October the company was in “production hell” due to problems concerning production of the Model... read more November 2, 2017 by


 
Fayez Abdul Rahman

Ex-BMW engineer to oversee development of next-gen platforms at Genesis

Genesis on Tuesday announced it has hired former BMW engineer Fayez Abdul Rahman as Vice President of Genesis Architecture Development. In his new role, Rahman will oversee... read more November 1, 2017 by


 
Lamborghini Huracan Performante

Lamborghini has already built 9,000 Huracáns

When Lamborghini was cranking out the Gallardo, it had a major hit on its hands. Over the course of ten years, the Italian supercar marque produced over 14,000 examples... read more October 31, 2017 by


 
Tesla installs solar panels at Puerto Rican hospital

Tesla installs solar panels at Puerto Rico hospital

Tesla is a busy company these days, as is chief executive officer Elon Musk. While the company and Musk juggle Model 3 production bottlenecks, an electric semi reveal, and... read more October 31, 2017 by


 
150 millionth Volkswagen delivered

Volkswagen delivers its 150 millionth car: a Golf GTE

The Volkswagen brand spans more than 150 markets around the world, and over the course of decades, it's finally delivered its 150 millionth car. And fittingly, it's an... read more October 25, 2017 by


 
Page from leaked owner’s manual for 2018 Jeep Wrangler - Image via JL Wrangler Forums

2018 Jeep Wrangler confirmed for LA auto show; Ram, Jeep detail future products

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles finally confirmed what many expected: The 2018 Jeep Wrangler (JL) will make its formal debut at the 2017 Los Angeles Auto Show. Thanks to a handy... read more October 24, 2017 by


 
Last Holden Commodore to be built in Australia - October 2017

Holden’s secret plan to build a Zeta-based SUV

Before there was the Alpha and Omega, General Motors had a platform for rear-wheel-drive large cars called Zeta. Developed in Australia by GM’s local subsidiary Holden... read more October 24, 2017 by


 
Tesla Gigafactory battery plant in Nevada

European Union launches battery cell alliance to compete with Asia

Battery cells are poised to become the most important component in future vehicles as the industry moves away from internal-combustion engines and toward battery-electric... read more October 23, 2017 by


 
McLaren F1 designer Gordon Murray

McLaren F1 designer Gordon Murray launches own car company

McLaren F1 designer Gordon Murray has just launched a car manufacturing outfit. Called Gordon Murray Automotive, the new company is a spinoff of Murray’s eponymous... read more October 23, 2017 by


 
2014 Tesla Model S in China

Report: Tesla receives approval for Chinese plant

Tesla has been hinting at a Chinese plant since 2014 and now it appears the company has finally received approval for one. Citing people familiar with the matter, The Wall... read more October 23, 2017 by


 
Wolfgang Dürheimer

New bosses at Bentley, Bugatti as Wolfgang Dürheimer steps down

Volkswagen Group veteran Wolfgang Dürheimer is relinquishing his head roles at Bentley and Bugatti, the automaker confirmed Friday. Current Audi Sport chief Stephan... read more October 23, 2017 by


 
Last Holden Commodore to be built in Australia - October 2017

End of the road for Australian car production

It’s a sad day for automotive enthusiasts in Australia, and a few in other parts of the globe, as the country’s car industry comes to a grinding halt. On Friday... read more October 20, 2017 by


 
Richard Branson with Virgin Hyperloop One executives

Hyperloop One rebrands as Virgin Hyperloop One following sizable investment

The CEO of both Tesla and SpaceX, Elon Musk, may have initially proposed the idea of the Hyperloop, but the legendary entrepreneur only began work on his own Hyperloop system... read more October 16, 2017 by


 
 

 
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