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Infiniti Prototype 9 invokes history, fantasy

il y a 5 heures 1 min
With the Prototype 9, Infiniti imagines a 1940s racing heritage for a brand that did not debut until 1989.

The quest for automotive super glue

il y a 5 heures 1 min
Researchers at Michigan State University and the American Chemistry Council's automotive group say they have developed a breakthrough in bonding mixed materials.

VW to revive '60s Microbus with new, all-electric van

19 août 2017 - 20:00
At the Concours d'Elegance car show in Pebble Beach, Volkswagen confirmed plans for an electric-powered modern version of its iconic Bus from the 1960s.

VW's modern Bus will be the Buzz

19 août 2017 - 20:00
At the Concours d'Elegance car show in Pebble Beach, Volkswagen confirmed plans for an electric-powered modern version of its iconic Bus from the 1960s.

Can U.S. follow through on tough NAFTA talk?

19 août 2017 - 05:01
To deliver on its promises, the administration will need the cooperation of the U.S. business community and key members of Congress. Both groups sought to distance themselves from the president last week.

China eclipses U.S. in Honda's world view

19 août 2017 - 05:01
Honda's rapidly expanding footprint in China spotlights how the world's biggest auto market is pulling focus and resources away from the United States. The Japanese automaker is setting priorities in everything from production to product development.

Mercedes-Maybach goes green with Vision 6 Cabriolet

19 août 2017 - 03:30
Mercedes-Benz is giving its ultraluxe Mercedes-Maybach lineup some green cred with the Vision 6 Cabriolet powered by an electric motor with output of 750 hp and a range of more than 200 miles.

Michigan's Fox Motors acquires Ann Arbor Automotive

18 août 2017 - 23:22
Michigan's Fox Motors Group acquired Ann Arbor Automotive Inc. of Ann Arbor, Mich., and its Acura, Hyundai and Nissan dealerships.

GM cybersecurity chief to head global vehicle safety

18 août 2017 - 23:12
Jeffrey Boyer, GM's global safety chief who helped shape the company's safety operations following its ignition-switch crisis, is retiring and will be replaced by Jeffrey Massimilla, the company's chief cybersecurity officer.

U.S. prosecutors recommend 3 years in prison for VW engineer Liang

18 août 2017 - 22:09
Federal prosecutors recommended a three-year prison sentence for Volkswagen engineer James Liang for his role in widespread diesel emissions violations that have cost the German automaker as much as $25 billion.

Aston Martin readies a sport wagon

18 août 2017 - 21:36
Aston Martin, seeking to put a bespoke exclamation point on its aging Vanquish supercar lineup, will build a run of limited-edition Zagato-bodied cars that includes a speedster and shooting brake version.

Ford considering removable steering wheel, pedals for autonomous cars

18 août 2017 - 19:29
A patent application from Ford reveals plans for a removable steering wheel and pedals, allowing drivers to either manually steer or clear the dash during autonomous modes.

Delphi invests in Israeli lidar-maker Innoviz

18 août 2017 - 18:53
Delphi is partnering with and taking a minority stake in Israeli lidar-maker Innoviz Technologies as it seeks to further develop Level 3 autonomous driving technology.

Porsche forges carbon fiber in the wheel

18 août 2017 - 18:03
Porsche has developed an all-carbon-fiber-reinforced plastic wheel and says it will be the first global automaker to offer the wheel when it debuts in early 2018 as an option on the 911 Turbo S Exclusive series.

U.S. charges retired UAW official in ongoing corruption probe

18 août 2017 - 17:06
Virdell King, a retired UAW official, was charged with using a credit card from a training center for Chrysler employees to buy more than $40,000 worth of personal items.

UAW probe uncovers more names, gifts

18 août 2017 - 17:06
UAW Vice President Norwood Jewell's name has surfaced in the ongoing U.S. investigation into possible corruption between executives at FCA and the UAW.

Audi manager held in Germany being sought by U.S. for extradition, report says

18 août 2017 - 17:00
American authorities asked Germany to keep an Audi executive in custody to prepare for his extradition while offering him a guilty-plea deal, Bloomberg reported

Toyota's safe-driving app plays parents' uncool music when teenagers speed

18 août 2017 - 15:05
How can terrified parents of newly qualified teen drivers persuade them to drive safely? Toyota has come up with what could be an ingenious method -- embarrassing them.

Top fund investors pumped brakes on fast-rising Tesla stock

18 août 2017 - 12:01
Top Tesla investors Fidelity Investments and T. Rowe Price cut their holdings in the second quarter and indicated they were taking profits from the electric car maker stock.

Ford CEO doesn't see robot army on roads anytime soon

18 août 2017 - 00:09
Ford's newly minted CEO doesn't foresee a robot takeover when it comes to the advent of autonomous vehicles.

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