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Turkey Purchases Rights to Saab 9-3

Turkey Purchases Rights to Saab 9-3

The Saab 9-3 is heading to Turkey, as that country has apparently purchased the rights to the vehicle’s for use in a new Turkish national car. “We bought Saab 9-3’s intellectual property rights, but not its name,” Turkish Science, Industry and Technology Minister Fikri Isik […]

by · October 15, 2015 ·
Ford reports healthy spike in India sales

Ford reports healthy spike in India sales

Ford India recorded an 83 percent increase in sales in April, selling 13,297 vehicles in combined domestic wholesales and exports, compared to 7,270 units sold in the corresponding period last year. Domestic sales stood at 6,651 vehicles in April, up 66 percent from 4,003 vehicles; […]

by · May 3, 2014 ·
Volvo is now testing self-driving cars on real roads

Volvo is now testing self-driving cars on real roads

Volvo’s project ‘Drive Me’ – which features 100 self-driving Volvos on public roads in everyday driving conditions – is moving forward rapidly. The company’s first test cars are already rolling around the Swedish city of Gothenburg and the sophisticated Autopilot technology is reportedly performing well, […]

by · May 2, 2014 ·
British tabloid attacks ‘Top Gear’ host Clarkson for supposed slur

British tabloid attacks ‘Top Gear’ host Clarkson for supposed slur

British tabloid The Mirror attacked Top Gear host Jeremy Clarkson for an unaired clip in which the television personality supposedly uttered a racial slur. Clarkson quickly filmed a video (see above) apologizing for the incident and assuring fans that he had meant no harm. In […]

by · May 2, 2014 ·
Ford taps Fields as new CEO

Ford taps Fields as new CEO

Ford Motor Company announced today that Alan Mulally has decided to retire from the company July 1, and Mark Fields will be named to replace him as Ford’s new president and chief executive officer. “From the first day we discussed Ford’s transformation eight years ago, […]

by · May 2, 2014 ·
Toyota heads to Texas

Toyota heads to Texas

Toyota announced yesterday that it is establishing a new headquarters in Plano, Texas for its North American operations in a move designed to “better serve customers and position Toyota for sustainable, long-term” growth. Within the next three years, Toyota’s three separate North American headquarters for […]

by · April 29, 2014 ·
The Pacific edition

The Corvette goes bicoastal

On Friday, Chevrolet announced that 2015 Corvette Stingray will be available in two new Design Packages: the Atlantic luxury convertible and the Pacific performance coupe. They go on sale later this year with the rest of the 2015 Corvette Stingray lineup. In theory, the gimmicky […]

by · April 28, 2014 ·
Tesla opens 100th Supercharger station

Tesla opens 100th Supercharger station

On Friday in Hamilton, New Jersey, electric car maker Tesla Motors cut the ribbon on their 100th Supercharger station. A crowd of more than 100 people, including New Jersey state legislators, Tesla executives, and supporters, marked the milestone moment in the sunshine at the location […]

by · April 26, 2014 ·
Saab returns to Swedish dealerships as rebirth continues

Saab returns to Swedish dealerships as rebirth continues

Swedish automaker Saab is now selling new vehicles in about 20 dealerships across Sweden, the company’s first return to dealer sales since a bankruptcy and collapse sidelined the brand in 2011. A Chinese-Swedish entity named NEVS took control of Saab last year. The company has […]

by · April 25, 2014 ·
Ford Mustang from ‘Need for Speed’ sells for $300,000 at auction

Ford Mustang from ‘Need for Speed’ sells for $300,000 at auction

The custom 2013 Ford Mustang GT that starred in “Need for Speed” was sold by Ford for $300,000 on Saturday at the Barrett-Jackson Auction in West Palm Beach. Dave Flynn of Columbiana, Ohio, ponied up the big bucks for the famous pony. It boasts a […]

by · April 24, 2014 ·