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

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......»»

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VW"s modern Bus will be the Buzz

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......»»

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

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......»»

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

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......»»

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Mercedes-Maybach goes green with Vision 6 Cabriolet

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......»»

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Michigan"s Fox Motors acquires Ann Arbor Automotive

Michigan's Fox Motors Group acquired Ann Arbor Automotive Inc. of Ann Arbor, Mich., and its Acura, Hyundai and Nissan dealerships......»»

Source:  AutonewsCategory: Top21 hr. 30 min. ago Related News

GM cybersecurity chief to head global vehicle safety

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......»»

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

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......»»

Source:  AutonewsCategory: TopAug 18th, 2017Related News

Aston Martin readies a sport wagon

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......»»

Source:  AutonewsCategory: TopAug 18th, 2017Related News

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

Virdell King, a retired UAW official, was charged in a federal information with using a credit card from a training center for Chrysler employees to buy more than $40,000 worth of personal items......»»

Source:  AutonewsCategory: AutoAug 18th, 2017Related News

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

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.....»»

Source:  AutonewsCategory: AutoAug 18th, 2017Related News

Delphi invests in Israeli lidar-maker Innoviz

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......»»

Source:  AutonewsCategory: AutoAug 18th, 2017Related News

Ford considering removable steering wheel, pedals for autonomous cars

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......»»

Source:  AutonewsCategory: AutoAug 18th, 2017Related News

Porsche forges carbon fiber in the wheel

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......»»

Source:  AutonewsCategory: AutoAug 18th, 2017Related News

UAW probe uncovers more names, gifts

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......»»

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

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......»»

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Top fund investors pumped brakes on fast-rising Tesla stock

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......»»

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Ford CEO doesn"t see robot army on roads anytime soon

Ford's newly minted CEO doesn't foresee a robot takeover when it comes to the advent of autonomous vehicles......»»

Source:  AutonewsCategory: TopAug 17th, 2017Related News

Tesla responds to D.C. businessman"s complaints

Tesla has responded to comments made in a Tuesday guest blog on the Automotive News website by Washington, D.C., businessman Alain Cohen......»»

Source:  AutonewsCategory: TopAug 17th, 2017Related News

BMW and Daimler may consider merging car-sharing units

German carmakers Daimler and BMW may be in talks to combine their car-sharing services Car2Go and DriveNow, the CEO of car rental company and DriveNow partner Sixt hinted......»»

Source:  AutonewsCategory: TopAug 17th, 2017Related News