2016 Mercedes-Benz GLE is the official M-Class replacement

Mercedes-Benz just took the wraps off its all-new GLE a.k.a. the redesigned M-Class, which promises to set new benchmark with regard to emissions and drive system possible. Regarding the... Read more about 2016 Mercedes-Benz GLE is the official M-Class replacement


Daimler to invest EUR1 billion to modernize Untertuerkheim facility

Daimler is planning to spend billions of euros in the next few years to upgrade its factory at its headquarters in Untertuerkheim, near Stuttgart. For this year alone, Daimler will invest... Read more about Daimler to invest EUR1 billion to modernize Untertuerkheim facility


BMW wants more Mexican output to cut reliance on China

A decision by German luxury carmaker BMW to have a new plant in Mexico was prompted by a desire to cut its dependence in China, according to chief executive Norbert Reithofer. He remarked... Read more about BMW wants more Mexican output to cut reliance on China


Latest Tesla Model S software upgrade to help ease range anxiety

Ever heard of an intelligent electric car charging at an intelligent charging station? That may sound weird and so futuristic, but the reality is, that future is just days ahead. Tesla... Read more about Latest Tesla Model S software upgrade to help ease range anxiety


FCA to stop selling Chryslers in the United Kingdom

Soon, customers in the United Kingdom will not be able to buy a Chrysler-branded vehicle in showrooms. Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has decided to end sales of Chrysler cars in the UK to... Read more about FCA to stop selling Chryslers in the United Kingdom


Sir Paul Smith lends artistry to Land Rover Defender

Land Rover and Sir Paul Smith have collaborated to build a Defender, which was recently unveiled at his shop at No. 9 Albemarle Street in Mayfair. Smith worked closely with Land Rover’s... Read more about Sir Paul Smith lends artistry to Land Rover Defender


ChemChina reaches deal to buy Pirelli for EUR7.1 billion

China National Chemical Corporation has reached an agreement to acquire Italian tire maker Pirelli for EUR7.1 billion ($7.7 billion). The acquisition will provide ChemChina access to... Read more about ChemChina reaches deal to buy Pirelli for EUR7.1 billion


3 GM brands among the top 5 in US customer satisfaction survery

General Motors grabbed three of the five highest-scored mainstream brands in the US Customer Service Index Study conducted and released by J.D. Power and Associates. With a score 836 of the... Read more about 3 GM brands among the top 5 in US customer satisfaction survery


Production version of Mini Superleggera still on the clouds

Those hoping for a Mini roadster based on the Superleggera concept may have to wait for a while to see whether it would materialize or not. Mini’s top executive, Peter Schwarzenbauer, said... Read more about Production version of Mini Superleggera still on the clouds


2015 Ford Ranger Facelift debuts with new design, improved engines

The all-new 2015 Ford Ranger Facelift was introduced today and according to the American manufacturer the new pickup will set a new benchmark in its segment, bringing an uncompromised blend... Read more about 2015 Ford Ranger Facelift debuts with new design, improved engines


BMW expects slowdown in sales and profit in 2015

BMW is seeing a slowdown in sales volume and profit this year due to aging models and higher investment costs for new technologies. The German carmaker is expecting a medium-to-high... Read more about BMW expects slowdown in sales and profit in 2015


General Motors to pull Opel out from Russia

General Motors has unveiled its strategy to offset the effects of the current crisis in Russia to its operations in the country. Its Opel division will exit Russia, shutting down its site... Read more about General Motors to pull Opel out from Russia


VW, Nissan, Mercedes-Benz are probing claims made by Chinese investigative show

Carmakers like Volkswagen AG, Nissan Motor Co. and Mercedes Benz are investigating allegations brought in an investigative TV special in China that they were overselling repairs and spare... Read more about VW, Nissan, Mercedes-Benz are probing claims made by Chinese investigative show


Fiat Chrysler cuts Maserati over expected slowdown in demand

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) is trimming production at Maserati as demand slows down following record sales in 2014, according to the CGIL union. Federico Bellono, a CGIL union leader,... Read more about Fiat Chrysler cuts Maserati over expected slowdown in demand


European new car sales jump 7% in February 2015

New car sales in Europe surged 7 percent in February 2015 to 958,100 vehicles, thanks to a recovering economy, lower fuel prices and dealer incentives, according to the Automobile... Read more about European new car sales jump 7% in February 2015


Tesla is hiring sales heads for Asia, North America and Europe

Tesla Motors Inc. is tapping executives who would lead its sales operations in Asia, North America and Europe and has appointed Jerome Guillen, currently vice president of global sales and... Read more about Tesla is hiring sales heads for Asia, North America and Europe


Didier Leroy is leaving a financially stable Toyota Europe

Toyota Europe chief executive Didier Leroy will leave the unit to become Toyota Motor Corp.’s first non-Japanese executive vice president and the second non-Japanese executive on its... Read more about Didier Leroy is leaving a financially stable Toyota Europe


BMW still deciding on model type of next i-vehicle

BMW is determining what model type will join its “i” family of low-emission vehicles, BMW Group r&d chief Klaus Froehlich told Automotive News Europe, adding that latest addition would be... Read more about BMW still deciding on model type of next i-vehicle


GM names Andreas Schaaf as vice president of Cadillac Europe

General Motors has named Andreas Schaaf as vice president of Cadillac Europe, leading the brand in the region. He will commence on his new post on July 1 and will report to brand global... Read more about GM names Andreas Schaaf as vice president of Cadillac Europe


Porsche is finalizing plans for its 7th model

Porsche is now finalizing plans for its seventh model line as it bids to cater to the surging demand for sporty luxury vehicles. Porsche chief executive Matthias Mueller said that the... Read more about Porsche is finalizing plans for its 7th model


Nissan sites and suppliers prepared for CEO’s 8% global share target

If needed, Nissan still has the capacity to produce between 300,000 and 400,000 more vehicles in Japan to support the bid of chief executive Carlos Ghosn to capture 8 percent of the global... Read more about Nissan sites and suppliers prepared for CEO’s 8% global share target


VW Group to offer plug-in hybrid versions of most models

The Volkswagen Group is planning to offer plug-in hybrid versions of the Audi Q7 SUV, A7 and A8 sedans while it namesake brand will roll out a plug-in Touareg SUV and Phaeton flagship sedan... Read more about VW Group to offer plug-in hybrid versions of most models


2016 BMW X5 xDrive40e becomes an official German PHEV

At last, BMW’s all-new X5 xDrive40e PHEV crossover arrived with same looks as the standard model but with a new technology that offers a low fuel consumption. According to BMW, the X5... Read more about 2016 BMW X5 xDrive40e becomes an official German PHEV


Toyota is top-tier sponsor for Olympic Games through 2024

Toyota Motor Corp. is now a sponsor of the Olympic Games, the biggest amateur sporting event in the world. The sponsorship deal, announced by Toyota President Akio Toyoda and International... Read more about Toyota is top-tier sponsor for Olympic Games through 2024


Powertrain warranty on MY2016 Chevy and GMC to be trimmed

General Motors is intending to reduce its powertrain warranty on MY2016 Chevrolet and GMC vehicles, saying that its current offer of 100,000-mile coverage wasn't a strong enough selling... Read more about Powertrain warranty on MY2016 Chevy and GMC to be trimmed


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