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Volvo's new S60 sports sedan its first car made in the US

Volvo Cars' new S60 mid-size premium sports sedan was revealed recently at a combined car launch and factory opening at Volvo's first US manufacturing plant in Charleston, South Carolina...

25 Jun 2018

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New Suzuki Jimny is on the way, and we just want to pinch its cheeks

Suzuki has released the first images of its upcoming new Jimny 4x4 ... and it looks like an adorably baby-faced take on a mini G-Wagen...

By Loz Blain 22 Jun 2018

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Uber yet to make car ownership obsolete

Millennials think Uber has removed the need for car ownership and that owning a car in the near future will be irrational. However, new research indicates that the complete takeover is yet to happen...

18 Jun 2018

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How the Ford F-150 became king of cars

In April, Ford announced that it will be phasing out nearly all of its passenger cars in the United States...

By M. Berk Talay 12 Jun 2018

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Golf GTI TCR hot hatch to bring VW racing heat to the street

Volkswagen's collection of Golf GTIs has got a sporty new stablemate, with the German automaker unveiling a road-going version of the Golf GTI TCR race car...

By Nick Lavars 18 May 2018

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Legendary Brabham name returns with BT62 racer

After some fits and starts, the Brabham name is back in business as a race car manufacturer with the debut of the awesome little BT62. The track-focused BT62 features a phenomenal power to weight ratio...

By Aaron Turpen 9 May 2018

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Tesla's problem: overestimating automation, underestimating humans

Tesla was hoping to produce 5,000 new Model 3 electric cars each week in 2018. So far, it has failed...

By Bettina Büchel and Dario Floreano 4 May 2018

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New report gives insights into global automotive parts, accessories market

IndexBox shares some key findings from its newly released report called World: Parts and accessories of motor vehicles - market report. Analysis and forecast to 2025...

25 Apr 2018

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VW to set up software development centre in Lisbon

Volkswagen Group is creating a software development centre for Volkswagen Group IT and Mand Truck and Bus AG in Lisbon, Portugal...

18 Apr 2018

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Self-driving truck startup co-founder leaving Uber

SAN FRANCISCO, US - A co-founder of a self-driving truck startup Uber bought to rev up its autonomous vehicle efforts is leaving the ride-share company, CNBC reports...

3 Apr 2018

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Waymo self-driving trucks to start hauling cargo this week

Waymo has clocked up millions of self-driving miles since starting Google's autonomous vehicle project in 2009, celebrating five million of them by recently releasing a 360-degree video to demonstrate how its cars see the world around them...

By Paul Ridden 12 Mar 2018

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Infineon, SAIC set up electric car joint venture in China

FRANKFURT, Germany - German computer chip maker Infineon is teaming up with China's biggest carmaker, SAIC Motor Corporation, to produce power modules for the Chinese electric car market...

5 Mar 2018

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BMW plans electric Mini production in China

German auto giant BMW said on Friday it plans to build an electric version of its compact Mini in China, in a possible joint venture with local partner Great Wall...

26 Feb 2018

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Nissan slashes profit forecasts after inspection scandal

TOKYO, Japan - Japanese car giant Nissan has slashed its forecast for full-year operating profit after admitting that a damaging inspection scandal last year had "adversely impacted" the firm's performance.

9 Feb 2018

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Driverless cars might follow the rules of the road, but what about the language of driving?

Recently, while on my way to the University of Pittsburgh's campus, I made a quick "Pittsburgh left" - taking a left turn just as the light turns green - while facing a driverless car...

By Abdesalam Soudi 26 Jan 2018

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Former president of Japan's Toyota dies at 88

Toyota's former president Tatsuro Toyoda, who helped the Japanese auto giant establish a foothold in North America, has died at the age of 88...

9 Jan 2018

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Autosport International to showcase cutting-edge motorsport technology

The 2018 World Rally Championship is set to launch at Autosport International next week. It is the first time a top-tier FIA World Championship has launched at the show in its 27-year history...

4 Jan 2018

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Hitler's Nazi-parade Mercedes set for US auction

A 1939 luxury Mercedes limousine used to carry Adolf Hitler around Germany will be auctioned in the US state of Arizona next month - one of only four such models ever built...

29 Dec 2017

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China's Geely takes €2.7bn stake in Swedish truckmaker Volvo

China's Geely, which already owns the Swedish car brand Volvo, has now become the biggest shareholder in AB Volvo, the world's second-largest truck manufacturer in a transaction worth around 2.7 billion euros ($3.2 billion)...

29 Dec 2017

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Subaru CEO returns his pay after inspection scandal

The CEO of Japanese automaker Subaru said on Tuesday he and all other executives would return part of their pay until next March following an inspection scandal at the company.

20 Dec 2017

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