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GM cuts capacity, jobs in Indonesia

General Motors is to stop making cars in Indonesia, leading to a closure of an assembly plant and axing some 500 jobs.

Tata confirms JLR is looking at NA for new plant

Former Tata boss, Ratan Tata, confirms that Jaguar Land Rover is at least looking at locations in North America to build a future factory. The plant might not necessarily be in the US, though. Continue reading Tata confirms JLR is looking...Show More Summary

VW expanding in Chattanooga, hiring workers ahead of SUV production

Work is officially underway at VW's Chattanooga, TN factory, as over 500,000 square feet of factory space is added to accommodate a new CUV and 2,000 more workers. Continue reading VW expanding in Chattanooga, hiring workers ahead of...Show More Summary

Geneva preview: Kahn Flying Huntsman 110 WB 6x6 Concept

15 hours agoVehicles / Cars : Leftlane

The outlandish concept could spawn a limited-edition production model before the end of the year.

Hemmings Find of the Day – 1948 Crosley dragster

16 hours agoVehicles / Cars : Hemmings.com

There’s a long history of using Crosley bodies in dragster builds, as we saw from the Carl Grimes De Oldsley that recently sold at auction, so this 1948 Crosley dragster for sale on Hemmings.com isn’t all that unexpected, even though it’s a much more extreme rendition of the pattern with that long stretch in the […]

Four-Links – Duncan Hamilton at Le Mans, Pennington’s cons, Kaiser-Frazer’s V-8, Porsche 550 resto

16 hours agoVehicles / Cars : Hemmings.com

Was Duncan Hamilton drunk as a skunk during the running of the 1953 24 Hours of Le Mans, as the tale goes? While we’d like to believe that racing was indeed a more lassez faire endeavor in the Fifties, Le Mans was just as important a motoring event as ever then, and national and […]

Weekend Motorsports Roundup, Feb. 28 - Mar. 1, 2015

17 hours agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Welcome to the Jalopnik Weekend Motorsports Roundup, where we let you know what's going on in the world of racing, where you can see it, and where you can talk about it all in one convenient place. Where else would you want to spend your weekend? Read more...

Chart Of The Day: A Decade Of January Market Share Improvement For Winter’s Auto Brands

Subaru and Jeep are consistently two of America’s fast-growing auto brands. Aided by expanding portfolios and clearly understood branding, Jeep volume jumped 41% in 2014; Subaru sales shot up 21%. Are any two auto brands more easily identified with winter than Subaru and Jeep? As the U.S. Show More Summary

Kia Cee’d GT Line, Picanto And New 1.0 Litre Engine To Debut In Geneva

Kia is gearing up for next week’s Geneva Motor Show, preparing to unveil new models, a new concept and a new engine at the event. The motor show marks the first official appearance of the cee’d GT Line for the European market, with sales expected to commence by the fourth quarter of this year. Show More Summary

All the Apple car hype broken down in 10 questions

An Apple car may seem nuts. Or maybe not. Here are the 10 best reasons for and against Apple's move into autos.

First official Audi R8 photo leaks

The first official photo of the next-generation Audi R8 appears to have leaked online. It shows the future supercar from the front with its thicker grille, more angular headlights and toned-down side blades. Continue reading First official...Show More Summary

Porsche 911 Turbo Interior: Spy Shots

18 hours agoVehicles / Cars : TopSpeed

We know that a new 911 Turbo is coming soon, and we already have a pretty large collection of spy shots of the various mules running around. One thing we never managed to get a good shot of though, was the car’s interior. That all changes today, thanks to our crafty spy photographers. Show More Summary

Drowning at Castaway Cay

 Police are investigating the apparent drowning of an American cruise ship passenger off at Disney’s private island in the Bahamas - Castaway Cay in the Abacos.

Great Lakes Shipping Worries about Tough Spring

 Ice conditions have been causing concern for Great Lakes shipping industry. The satellite images show that the Great Lakes once again almost entirely covered in ice.

China's Maritime Advances Worry US

 The Director of U.S. National Intelligence, James Clapper, has expressed his concern at the progress of China in maritime zones it shares with its neighbors,

Jinhui Shipping Plummets to Loss

 Norway listed dry bulk shipper Jinhui Shipping said the tough market that owners faced last year will become tougher in 2015.   Dry bulk shipping market

Container Ship Runs Aground at Fremantle Port

 A ship that ran aground at Fremantle Port early Saturday has been refloated. The 62,000-tonne Denmark-registered container ship Maersk Garonne became stuck

Berenberg in $1.1bln Box Bid

 The world's second-oldest bank Joh. Berenberg Gossler & Co. KG is lining up a new fund worth EUR 1bn ($1.1bn) for the containership sector.   A

British Queen to Name New Ship

 Queen Elizabeth II will christen P&O Cruises’ new flagship Britannia in Southampton, England, on March 10. She will be accompanied by her husband, Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh.

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