Lexus will go for a three-row crossover instead of offering the RC convertible

The Lexus LF-C2 Concept a.k.a. the convertible version of the RC Coupe made quite a buzz at the 2014 LA Auto Show, but don’t make any plans folks as the Japanese manufacturer will not offer... Read more about Lexus will go for a three-row crossover instead of offering the RC convertible


Honda failed to inform NHTSA on some crashes in which Takata airbags exploded, says exec

Honda executive Rick Schostek has told the United States Congress that the carmaker failed to properly inform National Highway Traffic Safety Administration of some crashes in which Takata... Read more about Honda failed to inform NHTSA on some crashes in which Takata airbags exploded, says exec


Opel to offer flagship SUV by end of the decade

Opel will soon offer a flagship SUV and decided to invest over $300 million (EUR245 million) in its Ruesselsheim site in Germany, which will be in charge of building the vehicle. General... Read more about Opel to offer flagship SUV by end of the decade


2015 Toyota Sienna earns “acceptable” rating on small overlap test

Only one of the four minivans – all sold in the United States – that underwent the front overlap test of the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety managed to get a passing score. While the... Read more about 2015 Toyota Sienna earns “acceptable” rating on small overlap test


Alfa Romeo will debut its new midsized sedan in June 2015

Sources confirmed that the all-new midsize sedan from Alfa Romeo will arrive in June 2015. Codenamed 952, the new midsize sedan is a successor of the 159 and it appears that it will not be... Read more about Alfa Romeo will debut its new midsized sedan in June 2015


2015 Nissan Murano starts at $29,560 in the United States

Nissan has just announced that the 2015 Murano will be priced from $29,560 in the United States. Four trim levels will be available: S, SV, SL and Platinum, while customers will be able to... Read more about 2015 Nissan Murano starts at $29,560 in the United States


Ford releases fuel economy ratings of 2015 F-150, will return up to 26 mpg

As expected, fuel economy ratings of the 2015 Ford F-150 lineup are the highest of any petrol-powered full-size pickup sold in the United States. For those who don’t know, the 2015 F-150... Read more about Ford releases fuel economy ratings of 2015 F-150, will return up to 26 mpg


Audi working on an all-electric family car to take on Tesla Model S

In order to take on the popular Tesla Model S, Audi is working on a new all-electric family car that will offer a range of up to 280 miles or 450 km. Details are limited for the moment, but... Read more about Audi working on an all-electric family car to take on Tesla Model S


Daimler and BMW collaborate to set up supplier network in Mexico

German carmakers Daimler and BMW are working together to establish a network of suppliers for new plants in Mexico, according to Klaus Zehender, divisional board member for procurement and... Read more about Daimler and BMW collaborate to set up supplier network in Mexico


2015 Mazda2 Sedan shows its face ahead of 2014 Thailand Motor Expo

The 2015 Mazda2 Sedan was officially revealed ahead of 2014 Thailand International Motor Expo and the Japanese manufacturer announced that its new model will go on sale early next year. The... Read more about 2015 Mazda2 Sedan shows its face ahead of 2014 Thailand Motor Expo


2015 VW Golf R priced $36,696 in the United States

VW announced that the 2015 Golf R will start at $36,696 (plus $820 destination charge) in the united States. Each vehicle will come as standard with a 2.0-liter direct-injection EA888 TSI... Read more about 2015 VW Golf R priced $36,696 in the United States


Analysts consider GM shares a good buy despite current recall crisis

If you are an investor looking to invest in stocks right now, then General Motors could be a good buy for you. Likewise, GM may be the best buy in the auto industry, according to a... Read more about Analysts consider GM shares a good buy despite current recall crisis


Volvo to overhaul entire model range in next 5 years

Volvo Car Group plans to fully revamp its model range in the next five years to turn around its fortunes United States and sell over 100,000 cars annually in the country. The carmaker has... Read more about Volvo to overhaul entire model range in next 5 years


Kia unveils special Sorento inspired by X-Men

In order to promote the latest “X-Men: Days of Future Past” movie, Kia teamed up with Twentieth Century For Home Entertainment and created an X-Men-inspired Sorento. The special SUV was... Read more about Kia unveils special Sorento inspired by X-Men


Carmakers still supporting Takata amid airbag recall controversy

Takata Corp. still has the support of carmaker-customers even while it faces deepening probe in the United States over faulty tied to at least five deaths. Dave Sullivan, an analyst at... Read more about Carmakers still supporting Takata amid airbag recall controversy


Chinese anti-corruption task force is probing PR director at Audi

China’s anti-corruption task force is investigating the public relations director of the Audi brand in China, Lu Minjie, who works for FAW-Volkswagen Automotive Co.'s sales company that... Read more about Chinese anti-corruption task force is probing PR director at Audi


Ford plans layoff of 680 workers at its Craiova, Romania plant next year

Ford Motor Co. plans a layoff of around 680 workers at its Craiova site in Romania in 2015 to adapt to the still weak demand in Europe. The Craiova site has been building the B-Max minivan... Read more about Ford plans layoff of 680 workers at its Craiova, Romania plant next year


Jeep Grand Cherokee, Dodge Durango production to be colorless until February

For the coming months, Chrysler dealers will not be able to order Jeep Grand Cherokee and Dodge Durango in any color – except black, white, silver or gray -- until February as the carmaker... Read more about Jeep Grand Cherokee, Dodge Durango production to be colorless until February


Kia KX3 Concept arrives at the 2014 Guangzhou Motor Show

Kia officially unveiled the all-new KX3 Concept at the 2014 Guangzhou Motor Show and as expected, the vehicle previews company’s China-exclusive C-segment SUV. When it comes to design, the... Read more about Kia KX3 Concept arrives at the 2014 Guangzhou Motor Show


PR crisis at GM switch recall could be greater than Ford-Firestone scandal

The current public relations crisis at General Motors – involving defective ignition switches -- could be the largest in the industry, even surpassing the Ford-Firestone tire controversy of... Read more about PR crisis at GM switch recall could be greater than Ford-Firestone scandal


American Axle names Nigel Francis as VP of corporate planning

American Axle & Manufacturing Inc. has named Nigel Francis as vice president of corporate planning. He was senior automotive adviser for the state of Michigan and senior vice president at... Read more about American Axle names Nigel Francis as VP of corporate planning


2016 Chevrolet Volt will be easier to recharge

The 2016 Chevrolet Volt will make its debut at the 2015 Detroit Auto Show but the manufacturer releases more details as the big event is getting closer. According to General Motors, the... Read more about 2016 Chevrolet Volt will be easier to recharge


Toyota Mirai is priced at $57,500 before incentives in the US, lease for $499/month

Toyota Motor Corp. is so confident in a future for fuel-cell vehicles that it plans to start selling its Mirai fuel-cell sedan in late next year. Mirai, which means “future” in Japanese,... Read more about Toyota Mirai is priced at $57,500 before incentives in the US, lease for $499/month


Land Rover, Toyota top 2014 ALG Residual Value Awards

Land Rover and Toyota were the top brands offering vehicles expected to retain highest level of their value – called residual value -- after three years, according to the latest edition of... Read more about Land Rover, Toyota top 2014 ALG Residual Value Awards


Bosch exec says fuel-cell tech will be commercially viable by 2025

By 2025, fuel-cell technology will be less costly due to greater economies of scale and will be commercially viable for mass use in vehicles, according to Wolf-Henning Scheider, head of... Read more about Bosch exec says fuel-cell tech will be commercially viable by 2025


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