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Microwave-pulse ignition, backed by ex-Porsche CEO, claims lower emissions

A German startup claims it has the technology to help keep internal-combustion engines on the road for decades to come. MWI Microwave Ignition believes it can cut gasoline and diesel fuel usage by 30 percent and reduce emissions from a typical engine by 80 percent, according to a Thursday... read more

December 14, 2018 by
 
1985 Chevrolet K10

Generation X, Millennials take over in the classic car market

For the first time, individuals that make up Generation X and Millennials have surpassed Pre-Boomers and Baby Boomers as the largest share of those interested in classic car... read more December 12, 2018 by


 
Bram Schot

Bram Schot officially replaces Rupert Stadler as Audi CEO

Audi on Wednesday confirmed Bram Schot will serve as its new CEO starting January 1, 2019. Schot, currently the sales and marketing boss at the German automaker, has served... read more December 12, 2018 by


 
Daimler future electrified vehicles

Daimler to spend $22.75B on batteries through 2030

German automaker Daimler has put its money where its mouth is with its promise of a fully electrified future: the company announced Tuesday that it will purchase $22.75... read more December 12, 2018 by


 
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Another scandal at VW: Automaker sold pre-production vehicles as used cars

Volkswagen's 2015 diesel emissions scandal isn't entirely in its rearview mirror yet, and now another scandal threatens the automaker. VW confirmed this week that it sold... read more December 11, 2018 by


 
Rivian R1S

Pininfarina SUV will reportedly borrow Rivian tech

Pininfarina will launch itself into the car business in 2020 with the Battista electric hypercar (previously PF0), but it will follow up its first act with an electric SUV... read more December 11, 2018 by


 
Tesla CEO Elon Musk on "60 Minutes"

Elon Musk says he doesn't respect SEC, his tweets have no oversight

Elon Musk stepped back into the limelight after a tumultuous year. The automaker he oversees, Tesla, was rocked with SEC investigations, production qualms, but turned a... read more December 10, 2018 by


 
Carlos Ghosn

Ex-Renault Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn charged with financial misconduct

The former head honcho of the Renault Nissan Mitsubishi Alliance, Carlos Ghosn, was charged by Japanese authorities on Monday for violating the country's financial reporting... read more December 10, 2018 by


 
2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee

3-row Jeep Grand Cherokee will reportedly be built at idled Detroit plant

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles will reportedly retool an idled plant in its Mack Avenue Engine Complex located in Detroit to build a three-row version of the Jeep Grand Cherokee... read more December 10, 2018 by


 
ZF exterior curtain airbag

External airbags might be on your next new car

German supplier ZF has developed external crash safety airbags for cars that could make their way to production in as little as two years. The company showed off an external... read more December 9, 2018 by


 
Lamborghini Gallardo LP 570-4 Squadra Corse

Lamborghini recalls Gallardo for faulty dashboard warning lights

A small number of Lamborghini Gallardo models will need to return to dealerships after the Italian firm issued a recall for the supercar. In documents filed with the NHTSA in... read more December 7, 2018 by


 
Bloodhound SSC conducts first public test - October 26, 2017

Bloodhound land speed record attempt disbanded

Bloodhound Programme Ltd, the company behind the Bloodhound SSC land speed record attempt, was disbanded Friday after it failed to secure new funds. The attempt had been on... read more December 7, 2018 by


 
2015 Maserati Ghibli

Maserati Quattroporte, Ghibli recalled for damaged fuel lines

Maserati Quattroporte and Ghibli owners should keep an eye on their mailboxes for a recall notice. The Italian brand has recalled 6,301 Quattroporte and Ghibli sedans over... read more December 6, 2018 by


 
Hyperloop Transportation Technologies passenger pod

HyperloopTT inks deal to build test track in Germany

After showing off the design for its future passenger transport pod, Hyperloop Transportation Technologies announced a new deal to build a test track in Germany, Bloomberg... read more December 6, 2018 by


 
Waymo self-driving car prototype

Waymo self-driving service won't launch in 2018 as promised

Waymo won't launch a public self-driving car service this year, the company admitted Wednesday. Instead, the self-driving provider will offer a small-scale service in... read more December 5, 2018 by


 
Volkswagen ID Neo concept, 2016 Paris auto show

VW's next-gen cars could be its last with internal combustion engines

Volkswagen's generation of cars scheduled to start arriving around 2026 will likely be the brand's last to be fitted with internal combustion engines in most major markets... read more December 5, 2018 by


 
 

 
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