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2018 McLaren 720S

McLaren delivers record 3,340 cars in 2017

It’s been another bumper year for McLaren as the British automaker set a new record for deliveries in 2017, and that’s after back-to-back record deliveries in 2015 and 2016. McLaren delivered 3,340 cars in 2017, which compares to 3,286 in 2016 and 1,654 in 2015. Models from the Sports... read more

January 5, 2018 by
 
Volkswagen Group Sedric concept, 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show

VW self-driving car edges closer to reality with Aurora deal

The Volkswagen Group will use next week’s 2018 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas to formally announce a strategic partnership with a self-driving company by the... read more January 4, 2018 by


 
Volkswagen Amarok Power concept

VW trademarks Amarok name, but will a VW pickup come to the US?

Since 2010, Volkswagen has offered a vehicle for those who need the utility of a pickup truck. It's called the Volkswagen Amarok, and it's a name you likely haven't heard... read more January 3, 2018 by


 
Jia Yueting

Jia Yueting defies order to return to China to stay in US and help Faraday Future

Despite being ordered to return to China by the country’s securities regulator, not to mention having his assets seized by the court system, embattled Chinese... read more January 2, 2018 by


 
Volvo VNL-series semi-trailer truck

Geely buying spree continues with $3.26B stake in Volvo truck manufacturer

After adding Lotus, Terrafugia and a sizeable stake in Proton to its portfolio last year, holding company Zhejiang Geely is ringing in the new year with an 8.2 percent stake... read more January 2, 2018 by


 
Volvo S90 production in Daqing, China

China will end production of 553 car models due to fuel economy

In China's pursuit to curb emissions and pollution, the country will force 553 locally produced vehicles in a new blacklist of sorts, Bloomberg reported on Thursday. The... read more December 30, 2017 by


 
2017 BAC Mono

CJ Wilson opens first BAC Mono dealership in US

Forget the Aston Martin Valkyrie and Mercedes-AMG Project One. If you want the closest experience to a Formula 1 car on the road, then BAC’s Mono is the way to go. BAC... read more December 29, 2017 by


 
Jia Yueting

Faraday Future backer Jia Yueting is ordered back to China, has assets seized

Faraday Future’s main backer, Jia Yueting, has been ordered to return to China to meet financial obligations promised to investors of his LeEco electronics and video... read more December 29, 2017 by


 
Kenichi Yamamoto, father of Mazda's rotary engine

Father of Mazda's rotary engine has passed away

Kenichi Yamamoto, the man behind Mazda's iconic rotary engine, has passed away at the age of 95, Japanese Nostalgic Car reported on Monday. Yamamoto wasn't only the man... read more December 27, 2017 by


 
Aston Martin DBS

Aston Martin recalls over 5,000 cars in US

Aston Martin has issued a pair of recalls that affect a significant portion of its customers in the United States as over 5,000 cars are involved. The more concerning of the... read more December 27, 2017 by


 
2017 Honda Clarity Electric

Honda looking at solid-state battery technology

Honda spokesperson Teruhiko Tatebe has revealed to Reuters that the automaker is investigating the use of solid-state batteries for future electric cars. Solid-state... read more December 22, 2017 by


 
2018 Nio ES8

Nio considering IPO, stake sale

Chinese electric car startup Nio has just introduced its first volume vehicle on the market in the form of the Tesla Model X-rivaling ES8, but the long-term plan is to offer... read more December 21, 2017 by


 
Aston Martin logo

Aston Martin snags McLaren test driver, Alfa Romeo engineer

Aston Martin has poached a key figure from rival British make McLaren. Chris Goodwin will join Aston Martin as its new expert high-performance test driver, the brand... read more December 20, 2017 by


 
2019 BMW i8

BMW partners with US solid-state battery company

As electrification moves to the automotive world's center stage, automakers are quickly sorting out strategic partnerships with battery suppliers to solidify their futures... read more December 20, 2017 by


 
Stephan Winkelmann

New boss at Audi Sport as Winkelmann focuses on Bugatti

After leading Audi Sport since early 2016, Stephan Winkelmann will now relinquish his role as chief of the performance division in order to focus on Bugatti, whose leadership... read more December 20, 2017 by


 
BMW Group celebrates delivery of 100,000 electrified cars in 2017

BMW Group delivers over 100,000 electrified cars in 2017

The BMW Group has reached its goal of delivering more than 100,000 electrified cars in 2017. The total includes hybrids and electric cars sold across the BMW and Mini brands... read more December 19, 2017 by


 
 

 
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