VW’s autonomous braking system praised for 45% drop in injury claims

Safety experts at the Thatcham Research Centre recognized the Volkswagen Golf and Passat models for having achieved a 45% decline in third party personal injury insurance claims because... Read more about VW’s autonomous braking system praised for 45% drop in injury claims


2016 Renault Kwid shows its SUV-inspired styling

Renault will soon offer the Kwid -- an affordable new hatchback with luxurious features to the Indian market. The automaker aims to compete with the country’s top-selling car, the Alto,... Read more about 2016 Renault Kwid shows its SUV-inspired styling


Report claims that driverless cars will lead to 40% reduction in US sales

Mass-market auto manufacturers may have to significantly reduce output within the next 25 years because shared driverless cars will lead to a 40% decline in U.S. sales, according to... Read more about Report claims that driverless cars will lead to 40% reduction in US sales


Software issues delay release of Jeep Renegade

Because of software problems, several new Jeep Renegade subcompact crossovers have not been given to dealers, according to Fiat Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne. He admitted that the Jeep... Read more about Software issues delay release of Jeep Renegade


BMW 3.0 CSL Hommage Concept unveiled at Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este

For this year’s Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este, BMW left us speechless as it presented its new BMW 3.0 CSL Hommage Concept, a vehicle that pays tribute to the iconic 3.0 CSL from the... Read more about BMW 3.0 CSL Hommage Concept unveiled at Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este


Aegea Project Sedan previews a bright future for FIAT at 2015 Istanbul Motor Show

Fiat recently unveiled at the 2015 Istanbul Motor Show its new Aegea Project sedan, a vehicle designed in Italy at the FIAT Chrysler Automobiles Centro Stile and developed in Turkey... Read more about Aegea Project Sedan previews a bright future for FIAT at 2015 Istanbul Motor Show


Jaguar F-TYPE R AWD Bloodhound SSC RRV shows up ahead of Coventry MotoFest

At the Coventry MotoFest, Jaguar will unveil the F-Type R AWD Bloodhound SSC Rapid Response Vehicle (RRV), a car that will support the Bloodhound world land speed record attempt. The... Read more about Jaguar F-TYPE R AWD Bloodhound SSC RRV shows up ahead of Coventry MotoFest


Audi officially confirms Q8 flagship SUV for 2019, electric SUV for 2018

Audi officially announced that it will introduce the Q8 flagship SUV in 2019, while an electric-powered sporty SUV in the upper-mid segment will arrive in 2018. Meanwhile, the smaller Audi... Read more about Audi officially confirms Q8 flagship SUV for 2019, electric SUV for 2018


European auto market marks 20th straight month of gains in April 2015

April 2015 marks the 20th straight month that auto sales in Europe have gone up. This upward trend is being driven by a recovering economy and the arrival of new vehicles from Fiat... Read more about European auto market marks 20th straight month of gains in April 2015


Nevada grants road license to Daimler’s autonomous Freightliner Inspiration Truck

Daimler Trucks’ autonomous Freightliner Inspiration Truck has taken its first trip on U.S. highway 15 in Las Vegas. Daimler Trucks now has a road license from the state of Nevada to use an... Read more about Nevada grants road license to Daimler’s autonomous Freightliner Inspiration Truck


Applause is heard for BMW’s change in leadership while VW lies in turmoil

The manner that Harald Krueger was appointed as BMW’s CEO has gotten the approval of the Quandt family, which controls a stake of nearly 47% in the company. Meanwhile, rival Volkswagen... Read more about Applause is heard for BMW’s change in leadership while VW lies in turmoil


BMW’s new X2 crossover may arrive in 2017

It has been confirmed that a new sporting crossover from BMW will be sold under the X2 name, according to Autocar. BMW officials have recently given their approval for how this model will... Read more about BMW’s new X2 crossover may arrive in 2017


Honda, Daihatsu add 5 million vehicles to Takata airbag recalls

Only one day after Toyota and Nissan issued a recall of 6.5 million vehicles worldwide, there was a further expansion of the safety campaign related to defective airbags from Takata. This... Read more about Honda, Daihatsu add 5 million vehicles to Takata airbag recalls


Aston Martin CEO says it might build plant in Alabama to roll out the DBX crossover

By the end of the year, UK sports car maker Aston Martin will decide where to build a second plant, according to CEO Andy Palmer. In an interview with Automotive News Europe, Palmer said... Read more about Aston Martin CEO says it might build plant in Alabama to roll out the DBX crossover


Abarth 595 Competizione range receives more power, new standard equipment

Abarth’s 595 Competizione range will soon get a new hatchback as well as a new Cabriolet version that boasts of high performance and sophisticated technology. Power has been given a boost... Read more about Abarth 595 Competizione range receives more power, new standard equipment


Volvo has ambitious goals for U.S. comeback plan

Volvo is making a huge investment -- $500 million to be exact -- in the U.S. to kick off its highly ambitious comeback. The plant that the automaker will construct has an annual capacity of... Read more about Volvo has ambitious goals for U.S. comeback plan


Audi is first automaker to use electric turbocharger in production car

Audi will use electrically boosted turbocharging in a mass-production model beginning in 2016 – the first automaker to make use of this emerging technology. It’s likely that Ford and Honda... Read more about Audi is first automaker to use electric turbocharger in production car


2015 Porsche 911 (991) Carrera and Boxster Black Edition introduced

Porsche is working hard on the facelifted 911 and on the new Boxster, but the German manufacturer recently introduced the Black Edition for the mentioned vehicles in order to boost its... Read more about 2015 Porsche 911 (991) Carrera and Boxster Black Edition introduced


GM product chief explains Chevy’s lack of powerful small cars

Affordable small performance entry cars are glaringly absent in Chevrolet showrooms. Meanwhile, the U.S. market has been getting plenty of this sort of cars, which include the Ford Fiesta... Read more about GM product chief explains Chevy’s lack of powerful small cars


Toyota, Nissan expand airbag recall to 6.5 million more cars

A recall has been announced for over 6.5 million cars sold by Toyota and Nissan around the world for the replacement of possibly defective airbag inflators produced by Takata Corp. Toyota... Read more about Toyota, Nissan expand airbag recall to 6.5 million more cars


Spain’s scrappage program extended for the last time

For the eighth and last time, the Spanish government is renewing its auto scrappage program to continue to boost new-car sales in the country. This program has been very helpful in boosting... Read more about Spain’s scrappage program extended for the last time


BMW announces more potent Competition Package for M6 Coupe, Gran Coupe and Convertible

Starting July 2015, BMW will replace the current Competition Package for the M6 Coupe, M6 Gran Coupe and M6 Convertible with an upgraded version. The most notable feature is that the power... Read more about BMW announces more potent Competition Package for M6 Coupe, Gran Coupe and Convertible


Apple inks settlement deal with A123 Systems over poaching case

A settlement agreement has been reached by Apple Inc. and battery maker A123 Systems LLC to resolve a lawsuit that accuses Apple of poaching scientists to develop an electronic car.... Read more about Apple inks settlement deal with A123 Systems over poaching case


Cadillac exec admits that poor-selling ELR Coupe was overpriced

Sales of Cadillac’s ELR Coupe, its first-ever electric vehicle, have been dismal. In the last 18 months, just 1,835 Cadillac ELR Coupes were sold in North America. TrueCar said that... Read more about Cadillac exec admits that poor-selling ELR Coupe was overpriced


Volvo chooses South Carolina as site of its first US plant

Berkeley County, South Carolina, has been chosen as the site where Volvo Cars will have its first plant in the U.S. An investment of $500 million is being made for the Swedish brand to get... Read more about Volvo chooses South Carolina as site of its first US plant


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