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Aston Martin edges closer to potential sale or IPO

Reports of Aston Martin attempting to go public by filing an initial public offering (IPO) date back as far as the brand’s sale by Ford in 2008 to a consortium led by Prodrive founder David Richards. Aston Martin is now in the midst of a massive expansion plan that calls for seven cars in... read more

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Toyota and Panasonic look to form battery alliance

Toyota and Panasonic announced on Wednesday their intention to study the feasibility of a battery joint venture. In a statement, the companies said the joint venture is... read more December 14, 2017 by

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Ferrari could reach 9,000-unit annual production target 1 year early

Since it was floated on the New York Stock Exchange in 2015, Ferrari has seen its shares rise from an opening price of $52 to 106.65 at the previous close. That’s... read more December 13, 2017 by

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Japanese automakers, energy firms form new company for hydrogen filling stations

Japan’s three major automakers Toyota, Nissan and Honda have teamed up with local energy firms and the Japanese government to form a new company whose purpose is to... read more December 12, 2017 by

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Budweiser brewer orders fleet of Tesla Semis

Budweiser brewer Anheuser-Busch wants its beer delivery process to be just a smidge more green. The company announced on Friday that it placed a pre-order for 40 Tesla Semis... read more December 11, 2017 by

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Report: Uber’s Chinese rival Didi to expand to North America

A Chinese rival to ridesharing companies like Uber and Lyft may be about to set up shop in North America. According to Reuters’ sources, Didi Chuxing plans to expand... read more December 8, 2017 by

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Ford to build electric SUV in Mexico instead of Michigan

Ford in 2015 outlined plans for 13 new electrified cars to be launched by 2020, one of which will be an electric SUV with a range of 300 miles. The original plan was to build... read more December 8, 2017 by

2017 Ford F-150 Raptor SuperCrews being shipped to China

Ford to team up with Alibaba for online car sales in China

One of the most important markets for automakers exists in China. There is an unstoppable force of buying power that is growing, and it's doing so on a massive scale. Every... read more December 8, 2017 by

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Chevy to enter Australia with a little help from HSV

With the end of production of rear-wheel-drive, V-8-powered Holden Commodores in October, Australian tuning firm HSV no longer has access to suitable donor vehicles to... read more December 7, 2017 by

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The Boring Company publishes map of proposed tunnels

The Boring Company, one of many projects under Elon Musk's watch, has released a map showing where it imagines its first network of tunnels to run, if and when it receives... read more December 7, 2017 by

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VW manager receives 7-year prison term, $400K fine for diesel scandal

A second former Volkswagen Group employee has received a prison sentence in relation to the automaker’s diesel emissions cheating scandal. German citizen Oliver Schmidt... read more December 7, 2017 by

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Honda to partner with China’s SenseTime on AI tech for self-driving cars

As part of its 2030 Vision strategy announced in June, Honda aims to have a car with Level 4 self-driving capability on sale by the year 2025. The target date is later than... read more December 7, 2017 by

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Head Faraday Future designer resigns

Faraday Future won't necessarily end 2017 on a high note. The company's chief designer, Richard Kim, tendered his resignation on November 27, The Verge reported last Friday... read more December 6, 2017 by

2018 BMW M5 equipped with BMW M Performance Parts

Before BMW builds a prototype it builds a pretertype

For an automaker to embark on a new car or other project isn't a simple task. Foremost, it costs money, and developing a car isn't exactly inexpensive. So, BMW has a new way... read more December 5, 2017 by

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BMW’s electrification plans mapped out

The BMW Group is committed to launching 25 electrified cars by 2025, 12 of which will be battery-powered electrics. The automaker on Tuesday revealed the full schedule for... read more December 5, 2017 by

Ionity multi-brand European charging network

Shell joins major automakers on Ionity fast-charging network

Oil giant Shell has teamed up with some of the world’s biggest automakers to deploy a fast-charging network spanning Europe. The network, called Ionity, is being rolled... read more December 5, 2017 by


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