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Filed Under:Vehicles / Automotive Industry News
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Archived Since:March 2, 2008

Blog Post Archive

Honda execs take 'quality-related' pay cut after Fit Hybrid's 5th recall

Generally, the best policy in life is to admit when you're wrong and just accept the consequences. However, that attitude generally seems to be a bit less common in the world of business - at least without some government or legal prodding. Show More Summary

Trion Nemesis to unleash 2,000 American horsepower in 2016

If it seems to you that everyone and their cousin wants to get into the hypercar game, you're right. We see new supercar startups popping up all the time. Some make it to production and some don't, and while it may be too soon to render...Show More Summary

In the future, you might be able to stop car thieves with a text message [w/video]

As the saying goes, necessity is the mother of invention. Faced with a family member's carjacking, entrepreneur Kelvin Macharia Kuria wanted to do something to stem the massive problem with vehicle thefts in Nairobi, Kenya. Still inShow More Summary

Five awesome Lego car creations

Lego cars are among our favorite toys. They're fun for play, and if built properly, great to display. With that in mind, we've crafted a list of some of the best creations we've seen. Some are on sale now, while others are merely the work of fanciful enthusiasts. Show More Summary

Motorists losing right to see automated license-plate reader data [w/videos]

Law enforcement agencies know a lot about the whereabouts and daily habits of millions of American motorists through the use of automated license-plate readers. Motorists, on the other hand, don't know much about the records police officers have collected through the use of these machines. Show More Summary

Audi recalls 850,000 A4 models globally for airbags that won't deploy

Audi has announced that it will be recalling 850,000 A4 sedans, wagons and Allroad models across the globe due to a software problem that could prevent the front airbags from deploying. All 850,000 vehicles were built after 2012. Audi has already adjusted production of new A4s to eliminate the software glitch. Show More Summary

Why is Chevy testing 80s Camaros with its next-generation model?

It's not unusual to see a new car, camo-covered and mysterious, testing alongside the current-generation model. In fact, it's pretty common. Seeing a brand-new car testing alongside its predecessor from 30 years prior, though, is downright...Show More Summary

Autobild blows China's fake BMW X5 sky high

The Germans famously love their cars. With high-speed cruising on the Autobahn and a lot of fun available from the country's back roads, they have every reason to. Apparently, the country's auto writers also take their jobs in advising the enthusiastic populace very seriously. Show More Summary

GM beats quarterly earnings projections on strong NA sales

General Motors recently announced its best third-quarter unit sales since 1980 with over 2.4 million vehicles sold globally. Now, the automaker has put out the financial portion of its Q3 results, and as the previous figures suggested, GM did very well for the quarter. Show More Summary

2015 VW e-Golf scores 116 MPGe, 83 miles of range from EPA

The e-Golf has official EPA ratings of 126 MPGe (city) and 105 (hwy). When the 2015 Volkswagen e-Golf arrives in "select states" in the US, it will be the only model sold here that could also be purchased with a diesel or standard ICE powertrain. Show More Summary

Caterham F1 management threatens to walk over ownership dispute

You might have thought that the Caterham F1 team, currently sitting dead last in the standings without a single championship point to its name, had already hit rock bottom and couldn't sink any lower. But apparently it has. As we reported...Show More Summary

Doctor: Schumacher making 'some progress,' could recover in three years

It's been about a month since Formula One star Michael Schumacher was moved from a French hospital to his home in Lausanne, Switzerland. While the Schumacher family has kept quiet since moving Michael home, one of the physicians that has been treating the seven-time World Champion is speaking out. According to Dr. Show More Summary

The List Shorts #0530: Change your own oil

Having your oil changed falls under Car Maintenance 101, but doing it yourself has been a rite of passage for generations of auto enthusiasts. Patrick McIntyre of The List heads to Avus Autosport in Glendale, CA for some tips on howShow More Summary

2015 Toyota Tundra TRD Pro

Despite the earnest efforts of Japanese automakers like Toyota and Nissan, the American pickup truck scene remains wholly dominated by the likes of Ford, General Motors and Chrysler. This is not news. Part of the reason is because of...Show More Summary

Automakers forming consortium to combat hackers

The evolution of the connected car is raising one big, overwhelming concern: the threat of hackers compromising a car's systems. To counteract this, the Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers and the Association of Global Automakers are...Show More Summary

Mercedes-AMG spotted testing GLC63 at the 'Ring

Mercedes is preparing to replace its aging GLK-Class crossover with an all-new generation, and it's tipped to alter the model's nameplate to more closely align with the C-Class sedan upon which it'll be based. The move to a GLC-Class...Show More Summary

Is Hyundai's conservative new Sonata struggling out of the gate?

"But so far, Sonata sales are up compared with last year even while we're still ramping up to full speed." - Jim Trainor According to Reuters, the redesigned-for-2015 Hyundai Sonata is not enjoying the same degree of success in the early...Show More Summary

Mercedes moving some Sprinter production to North America

If you look at the Sprinter and wonder how Mercedes-Benz can possibly compete against locally produced commercial vehicles with a model built in Germany and shipped over the Atlantic, you're not alone. In fact, in order to mitigate the...Show More Summary

Fisker and Galpin Auto Sport to introduce 'Ultimate American Muscle Car' in LA

Henrik FIsker is stepping back onto the stage at a major auto show. We just aren't exactly sure what he's doing there yet. The mysterious news comes courtesy of the press conference listing for the 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show. It shows Fisker in back-to-back presentations to debut vehicles on November 20 from 11:05 to 11:30 AM. Show More Summary

Why China is more eager for self-driving cars than the West

Nielsen statistics show Chinese consumers are more interested in autonomous technology than the US and Germany. China's auto market continues to grow, and it's having an increasingly important effect on the bottom line for all automakers worldwide. Show More Summary

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