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Maserati to cap global sales at 75,000

July 17, 2014 14:40 CET
Maserati will not sell more than 75,000 vehicles globally a year to retain the brand's exclusivity, an executive said. Maserati is adding the Levante SUV and Alfieri coupe to its lineup....
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Porsche, reliant on SUVs for sales these days, reminds consumers of performance roots at Le Mans

8:29 am U.S. ET | June 16, 2014
The Porsche that whipped around the Le Mans race track over the weekend for the first time in 16 years was unlike most of the brand's vehicles these days: The low-slung model was a sports car rather than a SUV....
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Renault and Caterham drop sports car venture

June 10, 2014 12:04 CET
Renault said it has scrapped plans to build a high-performance model for British specialist sports car brand Caterham and will pursue plans to launch its own Alpine model alone....
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Jaguar releases teaser of its BMW 3-series rival

May 27, 2014 06:01 CET
Jaguar has released a teaser photo of its XE compact sedan ahead of European sales in 2015. U.S. deliveries will begin a year later....
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Caterham owner mulls sale of UK sports car brand, report says

May 26, 2014 11:25 CET
Caterham owner Tony Fernandes plans to sell the group's UK sports car unit and F1 team, a Malaysian newspaper reported....
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Jaguar revives the legendary XKE racer

May 23, 2014 06:01 CET
Jaguar says it will complete a project started in 1963 by manufacturing six all-new XKEs with lightweight aluminum bodies at its plant in Castle Bromwich, England....
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New Lotus CEO is industry veteran Gales

May 2, 2014 11:53 CET
Industry veteran Jean-Marc Gales is the new CEO of Lotus. Gales, 51, has held high-level jobs with Daimler, BMW, VW, PSA and Opel and is tasked with leading the sports-car maker's turnaround....
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BRUCE GAIN

With Tavares no longer involved, Renault divorces Alpine partner

12:01 am U.S. ET | April 2, 2014
Renault appears to be scaling back its ambitions for the sporty Alpine subbrand after ending plans with Caterham, its racing partner, to revive the marque. But a source says the project will still go ahead....
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Alfa Romeo leans on Ferrari for horsepower in brand's overhaul

March 27, 2014 12:08 CET
To transform struggling Alfa Romeo into a profit machine, Fiat is turning to the cachet and horsepower of Ferrari....
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Ferrari appoints new board members; chairman and CEO stay on

March 25, 2014 12:17 CET
Ferrari has reappointed Luca Cordero di Montezemolo as chairman and Amedeo Felisa as CEO, while appointing four new members to the board....
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Renault will revive Alpine brand alone after ending Caterham tie-up, reports say

March 25, 2014 06:01 CET
Renault will revive its Alpine brand on its own after ending a partnership with UK specialist sports car maker Caterham, reports said....
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Porsche sees solution 'shortly' for 911 GT3 engine fires

March 14, 2014 17:06 CET
Porsche is close to fixing a fault that has caused engine fires in two 911 GT3 sports cars....
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Porsche predicts stable 2014 earnings

March 14, 2014 13:04 CET
Porsche predicts stable earnings in 2014 as the sports car maker invests in U.S. and Chinese operations with a focus on adding distribution outlets in emerging markets....
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Porsche extends CEO Mueller's contract by five years

March 3, 2014 12:09 CET
Porsche CEO Matthias Mueller, who has led the sports car brand to record sales and defended the marque's exclusivity within Volkswagen Group, has won a five-year contract extension....
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2014 GENEVA AUTO SHOW

Audi gives TT a fresh look

6:05 am U.S. ET | Feb. 20, 2014
The latest Audi TT coupe, which will debut at the Geneva auto show, will feature more angular styling, a sketch unveiled today by the automaker shows....
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2014 GENEVA AUTO SHOW

Audi gives TT a fresh look

Feb. 20, 2014 12:05 CET
The latest Audi TT coupe, which will debut at the Geneva auto show, will have a more angular styling, a sketch unveiled today by the automaker shows....
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Porsche tells GT3 customers to stop driving for engine inspection

7:13 am U.S. ET | Feb. 19, 2014
Porsche on Thursday advised drivers of the most expensive version of its overhauled 911 sports car to stop driving the vehicle after two of them caught fire in Europe....
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Porsche halts GT3 deliveries after two catch fire

Feb. 19, 2014 13:13 CET
Porsche says it expects to conclude an investigation into fires that broke out in two of its 911 GT3 cars this week, after the carmaker said it would halt deliveries of the model....
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Aston Martin slammed by China state media over handling of recall

Feb. 14, 2014 11:10 CET
Aston Martin has been slammed by China's state media over a recall of its luxury cars involving Chinese parts, saying the company is using stereotypes to mask its own shortcomings....
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2014 BEIJING AUTO SHOW

Peugeot will unveil coupe concept at Beijing auto show

Feb. 4, 2014 12:27 CET
Peugeot will unveil a sports car concept at the Beijing auto show. The concept is a further development of the Onyx supercar prototype unveiled at the 2012 Paris show....
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2014 DETROIT AUTO SHOW

Kia calls GT4 a 'throwback' to era of untamed sports cars

3:15 pm U.S. ET | Jan. 13, 2014
Kia Motors America revealed its GT4 Stinger concept sports car at the Detroit auto show, a car that the company says pays tribute to affordable sports cars of the past....
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BMW, Toyota agree on joint sports car platform, report says

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 13, 2014
BMW and Toyota are developing a joint platform for sports cars, BMW development chief Herbert Diess told a German newspaper....
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Porsche sales rise 15% in 2013 as demand for Boxster line doubles

Jan. 9, 2014 14:55 CET
Porsche said global vehicle sales rose 15 percent in 2013 helped by demand for the Boxster and Cayman models, which more than doubled....
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Fiat's Mirafiori production revamp imminent, union sources say

Jan. 8, 2014 11:20 CET
Fiat Group will begin modifying production lines at its Mirafiori plant near Turin very soon, union sources said. The plant is expected to build the Maserati Levante SUV, which will go on sale next year....
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2015 MUSTANG LAUNCH

A Mustang makeover guide

12:01 am U.S. ET | Dec. 9, 2013
Why would Ford go to so much trouble and expense to redesign and globalize its only remaining rear-wheel-drive car when it hasn't even cracked the 100,000 sales mark since 2007? There are a few reasons....
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