Acura to start accepting orders for NSX supercar this summer

The order book for the Acura NSX sports car will be opened this summer, although the carmaker has yet to determine which dealers will have the privilege of selling the much-awaited vehicle.... Read more about Acura to start accepting orders for NSX supercar this summer


Nissan sees MY2016 Titan capturing 5% of full-size pickup market

Nissan is confident that the newly unveiled MY2016 Titan will allow it to capture 5 percent of the full-size pickup market, although the carmaker’s head in the United States believes that... Read more about Nissan sees MY2016 Titan capturing 5% of full-size pickup market


GM is cutting production of Chevrolet Sonic and Buick Verano

General Motors is lowering the output of the Chevrolet Sonic and Buick Verano small cars, which inventories have reached higher-than-normal. GM plans to idle output at its Orion Assembly... Read more about GM is cutting production of Chevrolet Sonic and Buick Verano


Opel to offer Karl EV version by end of 2018

Opel is planning to offer an electric version of the Karl minicar by end of 2018, according to a report by Autobild magazine. The Karl EV will be able to travel around 150 km (93 miles)... Read more about Opel to offer Karl EV version by end of 2018


Honda to stop Accord sales in Europe over falling volume

Honda plans to stop selling the Accord midsize sedan in Europe as the carmaker continues to suffer sales in a segment where premium ones from German groups are preferred. Leon Brannan,... Read more about Honda to stop Accord sales in Europe over falling volume


Toyota becomes an official partner to the 2015 Red Nose Day

Last week, Toyota teased its RND Concept a vehicle that promised to change the face of motoring. We were eager to see the new vehicle but it appears that it was just a joke from the... Read more about Toyota becomes an official partner to the 2015 Red Nose Day


Porsche wants to deliver more Macan crossovers to US dealerships

2015 is a very important year for the Macan in the United States and Porsche knows this very well. As a result, the German manufacturer plans to increase supplies of its new mid-sized... Read more about Porsche wants to deliver more Macan crossovers to US dealerships


Renault officially announces the Kadjar, its first C-segment crossover

We already announced you folks last year that Renault will introduce its first C-segment crossover this summer, but today the French manufacturer officially confirmed. According to Renault,... Read more about Renault officially announces the Kadjar, its first C-segment crossover


Kia logs 54% drop in 4Q net profit of 2014 to $402.10 million

Kia saw its net profit in the fourth quarter of 2014 drop 54 percent to KRW436 billion ($402.10 million), no thanks to weakening Russian ruble that made money earned in the country lessen... Read more about Kia logs 54% drop in 4Q net profit of 2014 to $402.10 million


Ford Motor Co. opens Research and Innovation Center Palo Alto

Ford Motor Co. has opened its Research and Innovation Center Palo Alto, aimed at accelerating the carmaker’s innovation in connectivity, mobility, autonomous vehicles, customer experience... Read more about Ford Motor Co. opens Research and Innovation Center Palo Alto


2016 Mercedes-AMG GT S starts at $129,900 in the United States

Mercedes-Benz announced that its 2016 Mercedes-AMG GT S will be priced from $129,900 in the United States, excluding the $925 destination/delivery charge. According to the manufacturer, the... Read more about 2016 Mercedes-AMG GT S starts at $129,900 in the United States


Sebastian Mackensen is new chief of MINI brand

BMW AG has appointed Sebastian Mackensen as chief of its Mini brand, replacing John Goller, who has been on the post since 2013. Mackensen was an executive at Audi in charge of sales in... Read more about Sebastian Mackensen is new chief of MINI brand


2016 Toyota Mirai arrives on East Coast at DC Auto Show

The Toyota Mirai hydrogen fuel cell vehicle finally had its debut in the East Coast at the DC Auto Show. Toyota will commence sales of the Mirai in the United States later this year,... Read more about 2016 Toyota Mirai arrives on East Coast at DC Auto Show


GM stops delivery of 6,281 crossovers over pending Goodyear recall

General Motors has issued a stop-delivery order for 6,281 MY2015 Chevrolet Traverse, GMC Acadia and Buick Enclave crossovers due to a pending recall by to replace tires prone to cracking.... Read more about GM stops delivery of 6,281 crossovers over pending Goodyear recall


Fiat Chrysler Automobiles logs 7% surge in global sales in 2014

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV posted a 7-percent jump in global sales in 2014 to 4.75 million vehicles, growing faster than the three largest carmakers in the world. The growth was spurred... Read more about Fiat Chrysler Automobiles logs 7% surge in global sales in 2014


VW Group will cut parts variety to save costs and hike profits

Volkswagen Group is planning to cut the variety of components on VW-branded vehicles to reduce costs and boost its profitability. Chief Financial Officer Hans Dieter Poetsch said in an... Read more about VW Group will cut parts variety to save costs and hike profits


Tokyo eyes $385 million spending on FCV subsidies and fuel stations for Olympics

Tokyo is planning to spend EUR45.2 billion ($385 million) on fuel cell vehicle subsidies and hydrogen stations for the 2020 Olympics. Makoto Fujimoto, chief of the planning team at Tokyo’s... Read more about Tokyo eyes $385 million spending on FCV subsidies and fuel stations for Olympics


Google taps Roush Industries to build self-driving car prototype

Roush Industries Inc., an engineering and specialty manufacturing company, has been tapped to assemble a fleet of 100 prototypes of Google Inc.’s two-seater self-driving electric cars.... Read more about Google taps Roush Industries to build self-driving car prototype


Toyoda Gosei may hike capacity to meet growing demand for airbags

Japanese supplier Toyoda Gosei is seeking to take a chunk of the higher demand for airbags, particularly in emerging markets like Southeast Asia, India and China where vehicles offered in... Read more about Toyoda Gosei may hike capacity to meet growing demand for airbags


Ford Research & Innovation Center opens its doors in Palo Alto, California

Ford Motor Co. chief executive Mark Fields was set to announce the opening of the Ford Research & Innovation Center in Palo Alto, California, located almost 3 miles from Stanford... Read more about Ford Research & Innovation Center opens its doors in Palo Alto, California


2015 GMC Sierra Elevation Edition priced from $34,865 in the US

GM has just announced the pricing for the 2015 GMC Sierra Elevation Edition, a uniquely styled full-size truck that promises to combine a bold, monochromatic look with the latest... Read more about 2015 GMC Sierra Elevation Edition priced from $34,865 in the US


Toyota breaks ground on new North American base in Plano, Texas

Toyota has broken ground on its new North American headquarters in Plano, Texas, as the carmaker seeks to consolidate engineering, sales, marketing, finance and corporate staff. Given the... Read more about Toyota breaks ground on new North American base in Plano, Texas


VW plans to introduce a new van as well as a high-performance Golf in the US

Volkswagen is adding as well as dropping some models in its product lineup for the United States market as the German carmaker tries to back up its SUV offensive in the country. Hans-Jakob... Read more about VW plans to introduce a new van as well as a high-performance Golf in the US


McLaren names Robert Melville as chief designer

McLaren has appointed Robert Melville as its chief designer, leading a team of designers tasked with developing its future design language previewed with the McLaren P1. He will report to... Read more about McLaren names Robert Melville as chief designer


Toyota staves off VW challenge to retain global sales crown in 2014

Its official! Toyota Motor Corp. remains the largest carmaker in the world, after outselling closest rival Volkswagen AG in calendar year 2014. Toyota’s overall sales last year, including... Read more about Toyota staves off VW challenge to retain global sales crown in 2014


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