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Campbell Points Fingers At Kett, Manley, Marchionne in Defense

The court case against former FCA Australia executive Clyde Campbell is turning into a venerable who’s-who of decision makers at the company, reports The Age. Campbell, who is charged with misappropriation of $30 million AUD of company...Show More Summary

Porsche Boxster, Cayman Four-Pot Turbo Details Released

According to CAR (via AutoGuide), the next round of Porsche Boxsters and Caymans will have turbocharged, four-cylinder powerplants ranging from 240 to 370 bhp. Porsche could also position a base model Cayman below the Boxster depending on region. Show More Summary

New safety and connected features help distinguish VW's lineup

As Volkswagen seeks to regain footing in the United States, the company launches advanced driver-assist and connectivity features to most of its lineup of cars. Continue reading New safety and connected features help distinguish VW's...Show More Summary

BMW i3 owners in California get $1,000 to delay charging

A hundred BMW i3 owners in California are receiving $1,000 to take part in a pilot program to delay charging their EVs during peak hours. At the end of the 18-month test, even more money could be on the way to them. Continue readingShow More Summary

Autoblog Video Brunch: Week of 7.27.15

Fast cars, informative news, and quick little Short Cuts. We've got all that and more in this week's video recap. Continue reading Autoblog Video Brunch: Week of 7.27.15 Autoblog Video Brunch: Week of 7.27.15 originally appeared on Autoblog on Sat, 01 Aug 2015 13:00:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink | Email this | Comments

Here's the Bentley Bentayga actually going off-road

Don't expect to see the Bentley Bentayga going off-road too often, but the company is making sure its luxury SUV can handle rocky terrain if needed. Continue reading Here's the Bentley Bentayga actually going off-road Here's the Bentley Bentayga actually going off-road originally appeared on Autoblog on Sat, 01 Aug 2015 19:00:00 EST. Show More Summary

Weekly Recap: FCA hit with record fine as NHTSA crackdown continues

We curate the week's events with a focus on FCA's record NHTSA fine. Plus, other news and notes from the industry. Continue reading Weekly Recap: FCA hit with record fine as NHTSA crackdown continues Weekly Recap: FCA hit with record fine as NHTSA crackdown continues originally appeared on Autoblog on Sat, 01 Aug 2015 11:00:00 EST. Show More Summary

Volkswagen bringing driver assistance systems to its 2016 lineup

Volkswagen announces new driver assistance and safety technology features coming to its entire 2016 lineup. VW offerings will also get an upgraded infotainment system. Continue reading Volkswagen bringing driver assistance systems to...Show More Summary

Spyker Emerges from Bankruptcy Charged with Enthusiasm

Spyker — the former Saab owner, F1 contender, and builder of aircraft-inspired supercars — has emerged from moratorium and plans to merge with Portland, Oregon electric aircraft manufacturer Volta Volare, said the company in a release on Thursday. Show More Summary

TrueCar Involved In “Deceptive Business Practices” Says Lawsuit

A lawsuit brought forward by a group of 100 auto dealerships are alleging car-buying service TrueCar of “deceptive business practices” in a lawsuit, reports Automotive News. The lawsuit claims TrueCar’s advertising, which proclaims transparency...Show More Summary

Automotive News Late, Wrong On Cadillac XTS De-Livery News

Automotive News reported earlier this month the death of the Cadillac XTS — expected to happen when the new, range-topping CT6 arrived at dealers — has been stayed until 2018 or 2019 thanks to the livery market and sales in China, sourcing...Show More Summary

Don’t Buy a 2015 Buick Regal

If you are looking for a new midsize car to add to your driveway and the Buick Regal is on your shortlist, you might want to wait a few months. According to a dealer communique sent out by Buick head Duncan Aldred, the Regal will receive a massive price cut for 2016. Even the top-trim […] The post Don’t Buy a 2015 Buick Regal appeared first on The Truth About Cars.

Who Wants To Forge Their Car’s History?

Hat tip to reader Alexander who sent us a link to a comprehensive 1991 BMW 325ic’s service history offered up on eBay because someone just probably wants them for the “novelty.” The items reportedly include purchase paperwork and dealer maintenance records for an Alpine White, automatic convertible built around April 1991. Show More Summary

Xcar tosses the Lotus Evora 400 around in the rain

Xcar checks out the Lotus Evora 400 to see if the sports car can take the fight to Porsche. Continue reading Xcar tosses the Lotus Evora 400 around in the rain Xcar tosses the Lotus Evora 400 around in the rain originally appeared on Autoblog on Fri, 31 Jul 2015 20:03:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink | Email this | Comments

Audi exec denies plans for turbo R8

Audi's engine development boss says a turbocharged version of the R8 isn't happening, although the company's execs seriously discussed the possibility. Continue reading Audi exec denies plans for turbo R8 Audi exec denies plans for turbo R8 originally appeared on Autoblog on Fri, 31 Jul 2015 18:45:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink | Email this | Comments

Ex-Ferrari chairman sounds off on IPO

Former Ferrari chairman Luca di Montezemolo doesn't seem sure that an IPO is the right step for a sports-car brand that thrives on exclusivity. Continue reading Ex-Ferrari chairman sounds off on IPO Ex-Ferrari chairman sounds off on IPO originally appeared on Autoblog on Fri, 31 Jul 2015 18:01:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink | Email this | Comments

FCA profits surge in second quarter

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles makes big gains on the bottom line in Q2, improving net profit by 69 percent to 333 million euros. NAFTA numbers more than doubled. Continue reading FCA profits surge in second quarter FCA profits surge in second quarter originally appeared on Autoblog on Fri, 31 Jul 2015 17:16:00 EST. Show More Summary

Autoblog Minute: FCA unveils 4x4 all-weather drive cell

The FCA Tech Center's new 4x4 dyno allows engineers to perform year-round extreme weather testing. Continue reading Autoblog Minute: FCA unveils 4x4 all-weather drive cell Autoblog Minute: FCA unveils 4x4 all-weather drive cell originally appeared on Autoblog on Fri, 31 Jul 2015 15:44:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink | Email this | Comments

Maserati betting big on Levante SUV

Maserati believes that the success of the Levante crossover could turn around the company's sagging performance. The CUV goes on sale in early 2016. Continue reading Maserati betting big on Levante SUV Maserati betting big on Levante SUV originally appeared on Autoblog on Fri, 31 Jul 2015 19:31:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink | Email this | Comments

Hackers can open doors, start engine via GM OnStar app [w/video] [UPDATE]

A "white-hat" hacker has demonstrated a way of taking control of GM vehicles compatible with OnStar's RemoteLink app. Continue reading Hackers can open doors, start engine via GM OnStar app [w/video] [UPDATE] Hackers can open doors, start engine via GM OnStar app [w/video] [UPDATE] originally appeared on Autoblog on Fri, 31 Jul 2015 14:15:00 EST. Show More Summary

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