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Ford bumps driving range of 2017 Fusion Energi to 610 miles

10:45 am U.S. ET | May 26, 2016

Ford has bumped the range of the 2017 Fusion Energi, a plug-in hybrid, to a diesel-like 610 miles on one tank of fuel. That's up 60 miles from the 2016 model.... Read More »

The Google alum polishing GM's Maven car-sharing brand

8:26 am U.S. ET | May 20, 2016

Zafar Razzacki's resume -- which includes a stint at Google and a few tech startups -- screams Silicon Valley, not Detroit. But a year ago GM lured him to lead marketing and user experience for a new "personal mobility" brand called Maven that includes a car-sharing program.... Read More »

Tesla plans $2 billion stock sale to accelerate Model 3 program

4:30 pm U.S. ET | May 18, 2016

Tesla Motors plans to sell about $2 billion in stock to help finance the accelerated launch of the new Model 3 electric sedan.... Read More »

BRADFORD WERNLE

BLOG: In Paris, a feast of urban mobility options

12:01 am U.S. ET | May 13, 2016

If you want to see how a future city without cars is beginning to take shape, take a quick trip to Paris, a laboratory for 21st century urban mobility.... Read More »

GM projected to gain market share with 88% redesign of its product line by 2020

1:30 pm U.S. ET | May 11, 2016

General Motors is projected to gain U.S. market share over the next four years as it launches a dozen new crossovers and trucks, according to an annual report on future product plans prepared by Bank of America Merrill Lynch.... Read More »

BRADFORD WERNLE

BLOG: In Paris, a feast of urban mobility options

11:45 am U.S. ET | May 10, 2016

If you want to see how a future city without cars is beginning to take shape, take a quick trip to Paris, a laboratory for 21st century urban mobility.... Read More »

Next-generation Jeep Wrangler breaks cover

3:59 pm U.S. ET | May 3, 2016

Spy photographers have captured their first shots of the redesigned 2018 Jeep Wrangler driving about near Fiat Chrysler's North American headquarters in Auburn Hills, Mich.... Read More »

Ford plans EV to compete with Chevy Bolt, Tesla Model 3, Fields confirms

12:42 pm U.S. ET | April 28, 2016

Ford is developing an electric vehicle that would be competitive with the Chevrolet Bolt and Tesla Model 3, CEO Mark Fields said.... Read More »

VW eyes new partners; not talking with Google, Apple

April 28, 2016 10:47 CET

VW will open itself up to more partnerships and strategic investments to help generate a "substantial proportion" of its revenue from new business models, CEO Matthias Mueller said. Discussions are already at an "advanced stage," but Google and Apple are not among tech companies VW is in discussions with, he said.... Read More »

RICHARD TRUETT

BLOG: The rough road for Alfa, passionate fans and fast cars aside

11:45 am U.S. ET | April 26, 2016

The brutal auto industry has left no white space for a new entry such as Alfa Romeo to come in and offer something no one else has.... Read More »

2016 BEIJING AUTO SHOW

Renault says Koleos completes upper-range renewal

April 26, 2016 09:36 CET

Renault said the renewal of its upper range will be complete following the introduction of its second-generation Koleos large SUV.... Read More »

GM says 2016 Buick Envision will start in low $40,000s

10:30 am U.S. ET | April 19, 2016

Buick plans to launch its new 2016 Envision compact crossover in June with only two high-end trim levels, starting in the low $40,000s-range, while waiting until the '17 model year to introduce lower-priced versions.... Read More »

New Chevy Cruze posts 42 mpg on highway, GM says

4:16 pm U.S. ET | April 18, 2016

The redesigned 2016 Chevrolet Cruze has an EPA rating of 30 mpg in city driving and 42 on the highway, GM said today.... Read More »

Daimler, expanding mobility services, merges RideScout and GlobeSherpa

2:32 pm U.S. ET | April 14, 2016

Daimler is expanding its mobility services in the U.S. as the German automaker bets big on the future of car-sharing, ride-sharing and other nontraditional modes of transportation.... Read More »

Supersonic Musk venture solicits Detroit's finest

10:29 pm U.S. ET | April 13, 2016

Elon Musk's Hyperloop venture wants auto suppliers to help it get off the ground. Hyperloop's creators hope the system will one day transport pressurized capsules through tubes at speeds in excess of 700 mph.... Read More »

Ford begins taking applications to buy 'mid-$400,000s' GT supercar

11:30 am U.S. ET | April 13, 2016

The 2017 Ford GT will have a starting price "in the mid-$400,000s" plus destination and delivery charges, Ford said as it began taking applications today for the first 300 to 500 cars.... Read More »

Tesla gives Model S a face-lift, expands Model X orders

1:35 pm U.S. ET | April 12, 2016

Tesla Motors today introduced the first major styling update for the Model S since its launch in 2012, scrapping the electric sedan's signature blacked-out nose cone for a smooth, grille-free look similar to that of the Model X crossover.... Read More »

Tesla unveils cheaper Model 3 as advance orders reach 198,000

12:01 am U.S. ET | April 1, 2016

Tesla, suggesting there may be pent-up demand for an affordable EV with decent range, revealed the $35,000-and-up Model 3 during an invitation-only event Thursday. Thousands of people waited in line at Tesla showrooms earlier in the day to place $1,000 deposits on the car, sight unseen.... Read More »

First ride in the Tesla Model 3

12:24 pm U.S. ET | April 1, 2016

The Model 3 is a handsome machine that looks every bit like a smaller version of the company's Model S.... Read More »

Auto-show tweets spur clicks, not just kicks (of tires)

12:19 pm U.S. ET | March 31, 2016

With flashy displays and teams of social media producers, automakers are looking to amplify attention on their brands as U.S. auto sales roll toward what's expected to be another record year.... Read More »

Toyota gives Corolla nip, tuck, special edition for 50th birthday

11:30 am U.S. ET | March 29, 2016

The Corolla is turning 50 and to mark the milestone Toyota is giving the compact sedan a slight refresh and a special edition.... Read More »

Lumps and punches: What people are saying about Subaru's 2017 Impreza

12:01 am U.S. ET | March 27, 2016

Subaru's retooled 2017 Impreza will offer new driver-assist technology and multimedia features. Here's what journalists and others are saying about it.... Read More »

Wagging tongues: Mazda's MX-5 RF and what people think

12:01 am U.S. ET | March 26, 2016

What people are saying following the MX-5 RF’s debut at the New York auto show.... Read More »

A lesson for Lexus, HMI, J.J. Abrams: What people think of Genesis New York concept

1:00 pm U.S. ET | March 25, 2016

Genesis offered an advance look at where its sedan lineup may be headed with the New York Concept introduced at the New York auto show. A roundup of what people are saying about it... Read More »

Green cars featured at New York show amid cheap gasoline

9:16 am U.S. ET | March 25, 2016

Automakers revealed an assortment of fuel-efficient electric and hybrid models at the New York auto show, demonstrating their efforts to meet regulatory demands even as U.S. consumers snap up SUVs and pickups amid relatively cheap gasoline.... Read More »

 
Why Mercedes is overtaking German rivals in China


12:01 am U.S. ET | May 27 2016

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Mercedes which used to be far behind Audi and BMW in China's luxury market, is rapidly closing the g ...
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McLaren goes to new heights with the 570GT

Douglas A. Bolduc
2:45 am U.S. ET | May 26 2016 UPDATED: May 26 15:45 CET -- adds photos

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McLaren went to new heights for the media launch of its latest model. ...
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Germany deserves rebuff from Italy and Fiat

Christiaan Hetzner
10:20 am U.S. ET | May 25 2016

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No European government looks good when it comes to auto industry oversight, but Germany appears to b ...
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Entrusting my life to Audi's self-driving car

Christiaan Hetzner
7:44 am U.S. ET | May 18 2016

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Having entrusted my life to quite a few frightening and potentially defective roller coasters in my ...
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VW pays out high rewards for failure

Christiaan Hetzner
6:15 am U.S. ET | May 17 2016

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UK hedge fund TCI says VW Group's top management together will have been paid about 400 million euro ...
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Risk rises for in-car buttons as gestures take control

Douglas A. Bolduc
12:01 am U.S. ET | May 15 2016

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The future of in-car switches and buttons looks uncertain as Continental has developed a solution th ...
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In Paris, a feast of urban mobility options

Bradford Wernle
12:01 am U.S. ET | May 13 2016

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If you want to see how a future city without cars is beginning to take shape, take a quick trip to P ...
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VW is wrong to seek to clear its leadership over its diesel scandal


4:41 am U.S. ET | May 12 2016

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Volkswagen's plan to ask shareholders at its annual meeting to ratify the actions of its management ...
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Radio's surprising role in race to reduce CO2

Douglas A. Bolduc
7:39 am U.S. ET | May 12 2016

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Audi disagrees with radio broadcasters in Europe that FM, digital and internet audio services need to be offered side by side in future cars because the move would hamper... ...
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Audi could be mulling a Maybach rival

Jay Ramey
12:01 am U.S. ET | May 11 2016

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Audi is thinking about taking on Mercedes-Benz at the very top of the luxury market by fielding a mo ...
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VW Group sales flat as Audi, Skoda growth eclipsed by core brand's decline
VW Group sales were flat last month as growth at Audi and Skoda failed to offset a decline in delive ...
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European car sales rise 9% in April; VW brand back to growth
European new-car sales rose 9 percent in April with nearly all automakers recording sales increases ...
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Russia car sales fall to 10-year low
New-car sales in Russia fell 8. ...
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Western Europe car sales increase 8% in April
Western European car registrations increased 8 percent in April as demand rose last month in Germany ...
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UK car sales rise 2% in April
UK new-car registrations rose 2 percent last month even as sales of the market's three best-selling ...
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German car sales rose 8% in April, adding to France, Italy, Spain gains
German new-car registrations rose 8 percent in April, joining robust growth in France, Italy and Spa ...
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French car sales rise nearly 7% in April
French new-car sales rose nearly 7 percent in April, boosted by strong gains at foreign automakers i ...
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European car sales rise 6% in March but VW brand dips
European new-car sales rose nearly 6 percent last month despite a fall in sales for Volkswagen's cor ...
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Russia's March car sales drop 10% as decline slows
New-car sales in Russia fell 10 percent in March, the smallest decline in 15 months, causing a leadi ...
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Western Europe car sales rise 5% in March
Western European car sales rose 5.2 percent in March on strong growth in the UK, France and Italy. F ...
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Porsche names IT expert Koslowski as head of a new digital unit
Porsche named automotive IT expert Thilo Koslowski as head of a newly created digital unit tasked wi ...
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Porsche names IT expert Koslowski as head of a new digital unit
Porsche named automotive IT expert Thilo Koslowski as head of a newly created digital unit tasked wi ...
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Alfa and Maserati get new chief
Reid Bigland replaces Harald Wester as head of Alfa Romeo and Maserati. Bigland will also continue a ...
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Cadillac Europe's chief to lead the brand in China
Andreas Schaaf, Cadillac's European chief, has been appointed the brand's vice president for China, ...
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Tesla taps Audi exec to oversee manufacturing
Tesla hired Audi executive Peter Hochholdinger as vice president of vehicle production. ...
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Qatar will nominate former IT minister to VW board
Volkswagen investor Qatar will nominate former IT minister Hessa Al-Jaber to represent the emirate o ...
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Nissan adds a sustainability chief
Nissan appointed its first chief sustainability officer, charged with leading the company on such issues as resource conservation, vehicle safety, quality and fuel efficiency. ...
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PSA's marketing revamp will be headed by Renault veteran
PSA Group's new head of sales and marketing, Stephen Norman, will lead an overhaul of the automaker' ...
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Porsche development chief Hatz to leave company
Porsche said its development chief, Wolfgang Hatz, has left the company amid parent VW Group's emiss ...
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BMW promotes Petter Witt to N.A. vice president of operations
BMW has rewarded a regional manager who “fully embraced” the automaker's efforts to create its Future Retail dealership standards. ...
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Audi SQ7's electric compressor banishes turbo lag
Audi's SQ7 is the world's first production vehicle equipped with an electric powered compressor, whi ...
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F-Pace set to become Jaguar's top-seller
Jaguar expects the F-Pace to become the brand's best-selling model to date after record advance sale ...
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Porsche turbocharges new Boxster
Porsche is repositioning its latest Boxster with a new name, a higher price tag, and a new four-cyli ...
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Toyota counts on big boost from greener, zippier Prius
Toyota expects to solidify its position as the region's leader in hybrid sales with the new Prius, w ...
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High-tech E class pushes Mercedes ahead of rivals
Mercedes-Benz makes a big leap toward self-driving cars with the new E class, which debuts a hands-f ...
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Kia renews Sportage but drops the price
Kia has reduced the price of its new Sportage in the key German market even though the SUV is roomie ...
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Audi focuses on battery to make Q7 e-tron stand out from plug-in rivals
Audi expects its Q7 e-tron plug-in hybrid to stand out from a fast-growing list of competitors that ...
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Subaru wants Levorg to help brand forget losing Legacy
Subaru expects its new Levorg station wagon to have success in Europe that eluded the vehicle it rep ...
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SsangYong adds diesel, awd to Tivoli SUV
SsangYong hopes the addition of a diesel engine will boost sales of its Tivoli in Europe's booming s ...
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Range Rover Evoque convertible is not a 'niche too far'
Land Rover says its Range Rover Evoque created a new niche for sporty premium compact SUVs when the ...
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Suppliers to the new Alfa Romeo Giulia
Assembly of the all-new Alfa Romeo Giulia began in March at parent Fiat Chrysler Automobile’s ...
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Suppliers to the new Audi A4
Assembly of the fifth-generation Audi A4 began in July 2015 at Audi's factory in Ingolstadt, Germany ...
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Suppliers to the new Skoda Superb
Assembly of the third-generation Skoda Superb began in April 2015 at Skoda's factory in Kvasiny, Cze ...
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Suppliers to the new Ford S-Max
Assembly of the second-generation Ford S-Max began in May 2015 at Ford's factory in Valencia, Spain. ...
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Suppliers to the new Mercedes GLC
Production of the first-generation Mercedes-Benz GLC began in June 2015 at parent Daimler's factory ...
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Suppliers to the new Jaguar XF
Assembly of the second-generation Jaguar XF began in June 2015 at Jaguar Land Rover's factory in Cas ...
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