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A glimpse of Opel in the future

Opel gives glimpse at new design direction, potential electric SUV

Finally free of years of mismanagement at the hands of General Motors, Opel has the potential to thrive under the stewardship of new owner PSA Group. In its new PACE! strategy announced on Thursday, Opel will address the complexities and inefficiencies that have led to almost two decades of losses... read more

November 9, 2017 by
 
2018 Opel Insignia GSi

PSA Group announces strategy for Opel

Opel has been a money pit going on two decades. It’s arguably the main reason General Motors finally decided to sell the brand to France’s PSA Group, which also... read more November 9, 2017 by


 
Saab 9-3-based development mules for Turkish national car project

Turkey preparing national car brand

Annual new-car sales in Turkey come in around one million units, but the country doesn't have a car brand to call its own. That will change very soon. The country's... read more November 8, 2017 by


 
2018 Chevrolet Sonic

Service, not protectionism, is why American car brands suffer in Japan

It's something that has bothered numerous U.S. leaders for decades: Why do American automakers struggle to gain a foothold in the world's third-largest auto market, Japan?... read more November 7, 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


 
 

 
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