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Carbon Revolution carbon-fiber wheel production

Discover how carbon-fiber wheels are made

We've already shown readers how carbon-ceramic brakes are made, so now let's take a look at how carbon-fiber wheels come to life. The video above comes from Australian-based company Carbon Revolution. The company, which has rocketed to success thanks to its innovative one-piece carbon-fiber wheels... read more

September 14, 2018 by
 
JD Classics center in Maldon, United Kingdom

Major classic car dealer and restorer JD Classics hits financial troubles

Classic car sales have been on a tear for the past decade but that hasn't insulated one of the biggest names in the business from becoming insolvent. British firm JD... read more September 12, 2018 by


 
2019 Aston Martin DBS Superleggera

Aston Martin names Penny Hughes as chairman ahead of IPO

Aston Martin on Monday named Penny Hughes as chairman ahead of a planned initial public offering on the London Stock Exchange that was first announced in August. Hughes spent... read more September 11, 2018 by


 
Volvo logo

Volvo IPO put on hold due to trade war concerns

A plan to turn Volvo Cars into a publicly traded company by the end of the year has been put on hold due to concerns the stock price could be hurt by the escalating trade war... read more September 10, 2018 by


 
2020 Ford Focus Active

Ford rules out building Focus Active in US

Ford in April made the shock announcement that by 2020 the only passenger cars in its lineup will be the Mustang and the Focus Active soft-roader based on the recently... read more September 10, 2018 by


 
General Motors Renaissance Center in Detroit, Michigan

GM trademarks DriveScription, potential name for subscription service

General Motors may be preparing to dive further into the car-subscription segment. The automaker filed to trademark the DriveScription name with the United States Patent and... read more September 7, 2018 by


 
2019 Ford Fusion

Ford has already ended national advertising for all cars bar the Mustang

Ahead of Ford sending its passenger cars out to pasture, the automaker has ended national advertising for the Ford Taurus, Fusion, Focus, and Fiesta models. Automotive News... read more September 7, 2018 by


 
2018 Toyota Prius

Geely and Toyota in talks over hybrid tech

Toyota and Geely are in talks over possible cooperation in the area of hybrid technology, the automakers confirmed Thursday to Reuters. The confirmation comes after media... read more September 7, 2018 by


 
Giles Taylor

Ex-Rolls-Royce design boss to pen models for Chinese luxury brand Hongqi

Chinese automaker FAW Group is in the process of reviving historic brand Hongqi as China's premiere automotive label and hired the former design chief of Rolls-Royce to pen... read more September 7, 2018 by


 
Tesla Semi

Walmart plans to purchase 30 more Tesla Semis

After placing an order for 15 Tesla Semis, Walmart is keen to buy even more. The discount retailer plans to purchase 30 additional electric semi-trucks from the Silicon... read more September 6, 2018 by


 
Volvo 360C concept

Volvo proposes universal standard for self-driving cars to communicate with other drivers

Volvo shared its vision of future self-driving cars with the 360c concept. The concept vehicle doesn't feature a steering wheel, sports an electric powertrain, and is fully... read more September 5, 2018 by


 
Waymo trains self-driving cars to identify emergency vehicles

FCA opening $30 million autonomous testing facility

Fiat-Chrysler Automobiles' Chelsea Proving Grounds (CPG) is home to a new multi-million dollar autonomous technology testing facility. The automaker announced on Wednesday it... read more September 5, 2018 by


 
Audi management inspect first e-tron electric SUV off the line at plant in Brussels, Belgium

2019 Audi e-tron enters production, full reveal coming Sept. 17

Audi's first volume electric car, the e-tron, is almost here. Production of the first customer example, finished in Catalunya Red, was completed on Monday at the car's plant... read more September 4, 2018 by


 
Apple’s self-driving system atop a Lexus RX - Image via MacCallister Higgins

Apple's self-driving car program sees first traffic accident

Apple is developing self-driving technology using a fleet of nearly 60 Lexus RX 450h crossover SUVs fitted with various cameras and sensors used to guide the vehicles. One of... read more September 4, 2018 by


 
2018 Spyker C8 Preliator Spyder, 2017 Geneva auto show

Koenigsegg yet to deliver any engines to Spyker

Dutch sports car marque Spyker announced in March 2017 that it will start using V-8 engines for its flagship C8 line sourced from Sweden's Koenigsegg, instead of the aging... read more August 31, 2018 by


 
Dyson Hullavington campus for electric car development

Dyson reveals plans for electric car test track

It's been a year since vacuum giant Dyson announced plans to build an electric car, something founder and chief engineer James Dyson has been hinting at since 2008. The... read more August 30, 2018 by


 
 

 
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