2016 Chevrolet Malibu to feature low-cost pedestrian-avoidance system

The redesigned 2016 Chevrolet Malibu will be offered with a pedestrian-avoidance system. It features just a camera and software and is different from other crash-avoidance setups that... Read more about 2016 Chevrolet Malibu to feature low-cost pedestrian-avoidance system


NHTSA issues $105 million fine to Fiat Chrysler for mishandling recalls

For failing to manage the recalls properly and in a timely manner, a record $105 million fine will be imposed on Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, according to two sources. They also said that... Read more about NHTSA issues $105 million fine to Fiat Chrysler for mishandling recalls


2015 BMW 320d ED Sport adds new trim to 3 Series EfficientDynamics range

BMW has newly introduced the 320d ED Sport, an even sportier version of the ED Plus model (one of the EfficientDynamic models of the 3 Series). The ED Sport offers the top-of-the-class fuel... Read more about 2015 BMW 320d ED Sport adds new trim to 3 Series EfficientDynamics range


2016 Toyota Tacoma includes standard GoPro built-in camera

The 2016 Toyota Tacoma pickup will be the first in the auto industry to be fitted with a GoPro camera mount as standard. As the pickup segment becomes more competitive, Toyota feels the... Read more about 2016 Toyota Tacoma includes standard GoPro built-in camera


Nokia is close to selling mapping service to BMW, Audi, Mercedes-Benz

A deal for Nokia to sell its maps business to the automaker consortium composed of the BMW Group, Audi and Mercedes-Benz is expected to be finalized sometime next week, according to... Read more about Nokia is close to selling mapping service to BMW, Audi, Mercedes-Benz


Audi to replace China unit’s head amid continuing sales decline

As sales continue to decline in China, Audi has decided to replace Dietmar Voggenreiter as head of its Chinese operations, according to the July edition of Audi Mobil, the brand’s in-house... Read more about Audi to replace China unit’s head amid continuing sales decline


2016 Ford F-150 Limited offers luxury, advanced tech

Ford Motor Co. will be launching a Limited version of the F-150 to cope with the rising demand for high-end pickups. The F-150 Limited is likely to have a starting price of about $60,000.... Read more about 2016 Ford F-150 Limited offers luxury, advanced tech


2016 Buick Encore Sport Touring gets new 1.4L turbocharged engine

Set to start selling in the fall is the 2016 Buick Encore Sport Touring. It is powered by an exclusive, all-new 1.4L turbocharged engine that features direct injection and stop/start... Read more about 2016 Buick Encore Sport Touring gets new 1.4L turbocharged engine


FCA offers software fix to prevent hackers from controlling vehicles

Because of a recent software update, Fiat Chrysler vehicles could be wirelessly taken control of as demonstrated by two professional hackers, according to a Wired Magazine report earlier... Read more about FCA offers software fix to prevent hackers from controlling vehicles


Renault cuts global market prediction amid China slowdown, South America woes

Renault has downgraded its global industrywide expectations for this year – from a 2% gain down to a 1% increase. The reasons cited were the slowdown in China and the major drop in sales in... Read more about Renault cuts global market prediction amid China slowdown, South America woes


Magna enters deal to buy transmissions maker Getrag for $2.7 billion

By the end of this year, Magna International will complete its purchase of Getrag, one of the biggest independent manufacturers of vehicle transmissions in the world. In a statement,... Read more about Magna enters deal to buy transmissions maker Getrag for $2.7 billion


Drop in China auto demand will hurt VW and GM the most

The steep drop in the demand for vehicles in China has had a major impact on many global automakers, particularly Volkswagen and General Motors. China is where a huge chunk of the profits... Read more about Drop in China auto demand will hurt VW and GM the most


Car-less Honda CEO holds out for new Civic Type R coming this autumn

Takahiro Hachigo went back to Japan after he was named the new CEO of Honda Motor Co. last March but apparently owning a car isn’t on his list of priorities. When asked about his unusual... Read more about Car-less Honda CEO holds out for new Civic Type R coming this autumn


FCA may sell auto parts maker Magneti Marelli

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles is looking into proposals from several parties who have expressed interest to buy auto parts maker Magneti Marelli, according to insiders. Magneti Marelli supplies... Read more about FCA may sell auto parts maker Magneti Marelli


Ford’s new camera-based lights can turn and spotlight hazards

Everyone’s safety is at the heart of the lighting technologies that Ford is presently developing. Night driving, especially in unlighted streets, can be less worrisome if drivers can easily... Read more about Ford’s new camera-based lights can turn and spotlight hazards


Ferrari announces recall due to improperly installed side airbags

A recall has been issued for 814 Ferrari vehicles to repair side airbags that were installed at the wrong angle. The recall, which begins on July 30, covers eight different models built... Read more about Ferrari announces recall due to improperly installed side airbags


Tesla’s “Ludicrous Mode” can push the Model S to 60 mph in 2.8 seconds

Tesla’s newest Model S variant can go from a standstill to 60 mph in 2.8 seconds – a $10,000 option that is aptly named “Ludicrous Mode.” The automaker’s Insane Mode pales in comparison... Read more about Tesla’s “Ludicrous Mode” can push the Model S to 60 mph in 2.8 seconds


Tech-filled 2017 Mercedes-Benz E-class sedan is worth the wait!

Mercedes-Benz’s redesigned E-class sedan will be getting “real life safety” features as well as autonomous driving technology. Slated to arrive next spring, the fifth-generation E class... Read more about Tech-filled 2017 Mercedes-Benz E-class sedan is worth the wait!


Buick lets you test-drive their vehicles for 24 hours

Buick has launched the “24 Hours of Happiness" – a test-drive program that allows customers to take test-drive vehicles home overnight. The automaker has planned a national advertising... Read more about Buick lets you test-drive their vehicles for 24 hours


Chrysler thinks 200 sedan will sell well despite rivals’ big incentives

Car manufacturers are forced to engage in an incentive war as midsize car sales continue to drop, according to Chrysler brand head Al Gardner. As a result, profits are declining in this... Read more about Chrysler thinks 200 sedan will sell well despite rivals’ big incentives


FCA announces Takata airbag recall of 2008-2010 Dodge Challengers

A recall will be issued for 88,346 Dodge Challengers by Fiat Chrysler Automobiles to repair a defect with the driver-side frontal airbag, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration... Read more about FCA announces Takata airbag recall of 2008-2010 Dodge Challengers


Maserati will be FCA’s flagship brand after Ferrari spinoff

Fiat Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne is hoping that after it spins off Ferrari several months from now, Maserati will be able to competently fill the top luxury brand slot that it left.... Read more about Maserati will be FCA’s flagship brand after Ferrari spinoff


Nissan to offer the Qashqai in the United States as a smaller Rogue

Nissan responds to the increasing demand for the Rogue in the U.S. by tapping its Japanese plants to add 100,000 units to its annual output starting next year. This gives Nissan the... Read more about Nissan to offer the Qashqai in the United States as a smaller Rogue


GM will not move production overseas amid drop in small-car sales

Even when demand for small cars has been slowing down, there are no plans for General Motors to relocate its production, according to CEO Mary Barra. She said that GM won’t be mirroring... Read more about GM will not move production overseas amid drop in small-car sales


Volvo buys Polestar to develop sportier, high performance cars

Volvo Cars, which has recently purchased Swedish race-car maker Polestar, seeks to be able to compete with Mercedes-AMG and BMW's M models. Volvo will be using this name for a bigger... Read more about Volvo buys Polestar to develop sportier, high performance cars


Next >