Lamborghini

DOUGLAS A. BOLDUC

BLOG: Bye-bye Bentley, hello Dyson?

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

The list of exhibitors for this week's Paris auto show is the latest indication that the industry is changing fast. Vacuum maker Dyson will be at the event amid reports that the company is developing an electric car.... Read More »

DOUGLAS A. BOLDUC

BLOG: Bye-bye Bentley, hello Dyson?

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

The list of exhibitors for this week's Paris auto show is the latest indication that the industry is changing fast. Vacuum maker Dyson will be at the event amid reports that the company is developing an electric car.... Read More »

Mazda, Bentley, Lambo join list of brands skipping Paris show

Sept. 21, 2016 06:01 CET

Mazda, Bentley and Lamborghini have joined Ford, Rolls-Royce and Volvo on the list of automakers that will skip the Paris auto show, which starts next week. The Japanese, British and Italian automakers will instead focus on smaller events that are less costly.... Read More »

Lamborghini breaks from form

12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 12, 2016

Lamborghini will offer the Urus SUV in 2018 - a radical departure for the supercar maker. The three car vehicle range will drive Lamborghini sales for the next several years.... Read More »

Urus 'will be a game changer,' Lamborghini CEO says

12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 5, 2016

Lamborghini CEO Stefano Domenicali says buyers can expect something new going forward.... Read More »

VIDEO: AutoNews Now: Audi's electric ambitions

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 31, 2016

Audi's electric ambitions, product pipeline; Senators seek probe into Takata truck crash; Tesla on hunt for cash; Lamborghini's bait for attracting female buyers.... Read More »

Lambo's next act: Targeting women and families

6:35 am U.S. ET | Aug. 31, 2016

Forget what you know about raging bulls. Lamborghini wants to show you a softer side of Italian supercars.... Read More »

Lambo's superhot supercar

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 29, 2016

Lamborghini's $2.3 million Centenario Roadster is so exclusive, it sold out before its debut this month at Monterey Car Week.... Read More »

VIDEO: AutoNews Now: Analysts blast Tesla tweet, upgrade

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 24, 2016

Tesla tweet, upgrade blasted by some analysts; Lamborghini to 'push like hell' to double global production; Kia's re-engineered Rio; Ford, Lincoln recalls; Mercedes, Federer serve up new ad.... Read More »

Lamborghini to double output by 2019 on SUV launch

Aug. 24, 2016 11:31 CET

Lamborghini expects to at least double annual production to 7,000 vehicles by 2019 once it rolls out its new SUV, CEO Stefano Domenicali said. The VW Group brand will cap annual production of its sports cars at 3,500 units to maintain exclusivity.... Read More »

VIDEO: AutoNews Now: VW dealers' new worry: Poachers

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 22, 2016

Volkswagen dealers' new worry: Poachers; When muscle-car sales lose strength; Mitsu future product; Clapton's old cabriolet captivates at Concours; Germany to VW: Settle dispute.... Read More »

Lamborghini's $2.3 million Centenario Roadster sold out before debut

1:30 pm U.S. ET | Aug. 19, 2016

Lamborghini's $2.3 million Centenario Roadster is so exclusive, it sold out before its debut today at Monterey Car Week.... Read More »

GENETIC ENGINEERS

The men and minds behind Genesis

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 8, 2016

Branding guru Manfred Fitzgerald and veteran designer Luc Donckerwolke are at Hyundai’s Genesis brand for a large challenge: launching an entirely new luxury marque from scratch.... Read More »

Lambo expands carbon-fiber footprint

12:01 am U.S. ET | July 4, 2016

Lamborghini is exploring advances in carbon-fiber technology at a new lab in Seattle, with a goal of having the world's first production car with carbon connecting rods.... Read More »

NICK GIBBS

BLOG: Lightweighting push puts pressure on leather

12:01 am U.S. ET | April 29, 2016

Automakers' growing desire to cut weight from cars wherever they can is significantly boosting sales of an upmarket leather alternative, says the boss of the company that makes the substitute.... Read More »

Supercars could go silent as hybrids, self-driving take hold

10:00 am U.S. ET | April 5, 2016

The appeal of a supercar used to be relatively straightforward: aggressive styling, a growling engine, and racetrack-ready handling, garnished with an exotic name. But the time-honored formula is being tested as customers demand more than just acceleration and a gawking public.... Read More »

Lambo honors founder with 770-hp Centenario

4:00 am U.S. ET | March 1, 2016

Lamborghini, looking to mark the 100th birthday of its founder as only the Italian supercar maker can, introduced the $2 million limited-edition Centenario at the Geneva auto show today.... Read More »

NEWS ANALYSIS

Winkelmann must boost Audi Quattro's challenge to BMW M and Mercedes-AMG

Feb. 24, 2016 06:01 CET

Stephan Winkelmann must inject fresh momentum into Audi's Quattro unit when he moves to the high-performance division from Lamborghini. Quattro is struggling to match growth at its competitors Mercedes-AMG and BMW M.... Read More »

New Lamborghini CEO is ex-Ferrari F1 team boss Domenicali

Feb. 23, 2016 11:55 CET

Lamborghini named Stefano Domenicali, a former head of Ferrari's Formula One team, as its new CEO. He succeeds Stephan Winkelmann, who will head Audi's quattro performance division.... Read More »

2016 GENEVA AUTO SHOW PREVIEW

Automakers target hot-selling SUV segment

Feb. 21, 2016 06:01 CET

Three VW Group brands, along with Maserati and Toyota, are among automakers that will debut their latest SUVs and crossovers at this year's Geneva auto show in an effort to win more sales in Europe's fastest-growing segment.... Read More »

2016 GENEVA AUTO SHOW

High-performance vehicles will be on parade at Geneva

12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 21, 2016

Supercars and SUVs will take center stage at this year's Geneva auto show, with the Bugatti Chiron -- billed as the world's fastest production sports car -- likely to be the showstopper.... Read More »

Top designers share their top picks

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 19, 2016

Toronto's Globe and Mail newspaper had a little fun recently with some of the industry's leading designers. The paper asked them to pick their favorite cars from other companies.... Read More »

Top designers share their top picks

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 11, 2016

Toronto's Globe and Mail newspaper had a little fun recently with some of the industry's top designers. The paper asked them to pick their favorite cars from other companies.... Read More »

Ultra-luxury brands, 'Bond' star, shine in intimate Detroit showroom

9:52 am U.S. ET | Jan. 10, 2016

A ballroom in a downtown Detroit casino was transformed Saturday night into a glitzy showroom for high-end luxury vehicles and supercars worth a combined $8 million.... Read More »

LAMBORGHINI

Waiting for an SUV

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 4, 2016

Lamborghini remains a niche player that appeals to a small but loyal market in the United States and elsewhere.... Read More »

 
Rising Stars finish year with a flourish

Douglas A. Bolduc
1:36 am U.S. ET | Dec. 15 2017

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How China plans to create a giant state-owned automaker

Yang Jian
12:01 am U.S. ET | Dec. 12 2017

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BYD bets big on buses in Europe, cars can't be far behind

Douglas A. Bolduc
12:01 am U.S. ET | Dec. 10 2017

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Schmidt's statement showed a broken man with misplaced faith in VW

Larry P. Vellequette
3:49 pm U.S. ET | Dec. 7 2017

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Why an electric powertrain is all wrong for off-road vehicles

Richard Truett
12:59 pm U.S. ET | Dec. 5 2017

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A hybrid powertrain adds hundreds of pounds of weight to a vehicle. ...
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VW Beetle could be reborn as electric car

Christiaan Hetzner
12:01 am U.S. ET | Dec. 5 2017

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VW is considering the future of the brand's iconic Beetle. ...
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Tesla shows why VW, Daimler should keep their heavy trucks businesses

Christiaan Hetzner
12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 24 2017

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Tesla's punt at the heavy truck market shows VW and Daimler that there may be meaningful synergies b ...
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BMW's cycle 'hyperloop' is a vision for fast, pollution-free city travel

Nick Gibbs
5:14 am U.S. ET | Nov. 22 2017

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As China seeks to restrict the use of private cars in its congested and polluted megacities, BMW see ...
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Bentley Bentayga's autonomous tech tops Audi's

Nick Gibbs
9:46 am U.S. ET | Nov. 16 2017

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Driving the Bentley Bentayga shows just how sophisticated self-driving technology has become as its ...
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French tech company NAWA sees ultracapacitor battery breakthrough

Nick Gibbs
5:53 am U.S. ET | Nov. 14 2017

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French tech company NAWA believes it has found a way to boost the power of ultracapacitor batteries ...
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European car sales rise 6%, helped by extra selling day
European registrations rose 6 percent in November, helped by an extra selling day, with Peugeot, Toy ...
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European light-vehicle sales rise in November
European registrations rose 6 percent in November, helped by an extra selling day, with Peugeot, Toy ...
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VW, Ford gain as Russia sales rise 15%
New-car sales in Russia rose 15 percent in November. VW and Ford sales both jumped 29 percent. ...
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German sales likely to fall next year on lower diesel demand, VDA says
New-car registrations in Germany will grow to one of their highest-ever levels this year but will li ...
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German sales rise 9% but diesel sales hit hard
New-car sales in Germany rose 9.4 percent in November with Peugeot and Dacia showing strong growth. ...
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UK sales fall 11% in 8th month of decline
UK new-car registrations slumped 11 percent in November as weaker consumer confidence and uncertaint ...
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Western European car sales rise 5% despite UK woes
Western European car registrations rose 5.4 percent in November, with the key French and German mark ...
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Fiat falls in Italy despite 7% market rise
New-car sales in Italy rose 6.8 percent in November, despite a slump in market leader Fiat brand's v ...
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Renault, Peugeot gain in Spain while diesel, VW sales fall
Renault and Peugeot were among the winners as sales of new cars in Spain rose 12 percent in November ...
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Skoda, Peugeot SUVs help French market grow by 10% in Nov.
Skoda and Peugeot were among winners as French new-car registrations increased 10 percent in Novembe ...
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VW, Peugeot, Seat propel compact SUV sector toward new record
Strong demand for new entries from VW, Peugeot and Seat helped to increase European sales in the com ...
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Premium midsize SUVs overtake sedans, wagons in key European segment
Last year for the first time premium SUV models such as the Volvo XC60, Audi Q5 and BMW X3 were more ...
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Renault, Mercedes, Fiat give new life to pickup segment
Renault, Fiat, Mercedes, and soon PSA, are all launching pickup trucks to take on market leader Ford ...
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Automakers add more tech to subcompact cars to boost margins
New models, increased technology and a strong focus on personalization are helping volume automakers ...
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Small SUVs in focus as Citroen, Hyundai, Kia and Seat ready challengers
Europe's small SUV segment is about to get a lot more crowded as automakers including VW, Hyundai, K ...
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EVs are Europe's fastest growing segment
The EV segment was Europe's fastest growing sector in the first half as sales jumped 56 percent. ...
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Mercedes, Mini, help reverse Europe's cabriolet slump
Europe's premium convertible segment is on the rise as new models from Mercedes, Mini and Porsche he ...
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SUVs will continue to dominate in Europe
Surging demand for SUVs and crossovers in Europe shows no signs of slowing. Analysts predict the bod ...
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Peugeot, Ford, Renault lead in high-margin sales to private customers
The Peugeot, Ford and Renault brands were Europe's first-quarter leaders in a key part of the retail business: sales to private customers. ...
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European minicar sales forecast to dip this year, remain steady until 2020
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Toyota Europe sets up mobility, connectivity units; shuffles r&d, purchasing leadership
Toyota Europe will establish two business divisions to focus on mobility services and connectivity a ...
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PSA names veteran exec as chief digital officer
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Bugatti's sales chief quits to head luxury beds brand
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Porsche France boss to head Canada ops
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VW brand gets outsider as powertrain chief
VW Group named an executive from outside the company, former Daimler engineer Kurt Blumenroeder, to head powertrain development at its core VW brand. ...
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Kia promotes Russia chief to Europe president
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VW Group Canada names new CEO
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Tesla's head of battery engineering leaves
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VW brand appoints new Europe sales chief
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Hyundai recruits another BMW engineer for Genesis
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VW seeks youth appeal with T-Roc
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Seat Arona tackles the 'urban jungle'
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BMW sticks to X3's winning formula
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Renault touts Alaskan's comfort features
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Mercedes pickup aims to mimic success of brand's SUVs
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Opel Grandland X plugs key gap in SUV lineup
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Why Kia sees Stonic as groundbreaker
Kia sees the new Stonic as its best opportunity to date to conquer those European customers who rema ...
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'Chic' VW Polo targets younger buyers
VW is repositioning the Polo subcompact to appeal to younger buyers, abandoning an approach in which ...
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Renault moves Koleos upscale for Europe
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Ford expands Fiesta family
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Suppliers to the new Aston Martin DB11
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Suppliers to the new Audi Q2
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