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NHTSA pushing for introduction of V2V transmitters on US cars

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 03:35

The US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) pushing for the introduction of vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) transmitters and accompanying software for averting hundreds of thousands of cras

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Elio to start production of its three-wheeled car next fall

Sun, 08/17/2014 - 07:10

In a move which implies that Phoenix-based Elio Motors small three-wheeled commuter car is apparently getting closer to production line, the company has revealed that it plans to start manufacturing t

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Bonhams sells 1962-63 Ferrari 250 GTO Berlinetta for record $38 million

Sat, 08/16/2014 - 07:40

On Thursday, a 1962-63 Ferrari 250 GTO Berlinetta became the most valuable car in history to be sold at an auction.

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Jaguar Land Rover’s recently-established SVO unit will employ 150 new workers

Sat, 08/16/2014 - 07:31

British automaker Jaguar Land Rover's recently-established Special Vehicles Operations (SVO) division will employ nearly 150 new staff-members.

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Ford recalling 83,250 vehicles due to improperly installed parking component

Fri, 08/15/2014 - 09:19

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has revealed that Ford Motor Co is issuing a recall of 83,250 vehicles, due to an improperly installed component which can potentially lead t

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Hacking group proposes to help automakers in protecting vehicles against cyber attacks

Mon, 08/11/2014 - 05:36

At the Def Con Hacking Conference in Las Vegas this weekend, a global team of hackers and security professionals - comprising the 'I am the Cavalry' group - expressed their desire to assist the automo

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BMWs sales increased 8.4% in July, but lead over Audi shrinks

Sat, 08/09/2014 - 10:02

In an apparent indication that luxury car manufacturer BMW's dominating position over German rival Audi is shrinking, BMW has recorded lower volume growth in the US and Europe, even though its sales i

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GM recalling certain SUV models third time to fix power window switches

Fri, 08/08/2014 - 05:13

According to the documents posted online by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) this week, General Motors (GM) is recalling certain older model SUVs for the third time, for fixi

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Hyundai recalling 419,000 cars and SUVs for different defects

Mon, 08/04/2014 - 06:49

According to the documents recently posted on the US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) website, Hyundai Motor Corp is recalling 419,000 cars and SUVs in the near future.

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BMW offering faster and smaller auto-battery chargers to i3 EV owners

Tue, 07/29/2014 - 10:10

In a recent announcement, German engineering giant BMW said that is offering faster and smaller auto-battery chargers - dubbed the i DC 24KWh fast chargers - to the owners of the company's i3 electric

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Tesla Motors Installs Supercharger in Billings

Mon, 07/28/2014 - 07:53

California-based electric-vehicle manufacturer Tesla Motors has recently opened a Supercharger - that is, a multiple-bay vehicle charging station - in the parking area of Billings' Big Horn Resort wes

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GM announces six recalls covering 717,950 vehicles in US

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 06:33

In a Wednesday announcement, General Motors (GM) recalled six recalls which cover a total of 717,950 vehicles in the US.

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GM issues "stop delivery order" to dealers to stop selling Cadillac CTS and SRX models

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 07:30

A "stop delivery order" has been issued by General Motors (GM) to its dealers, asking them to stall the sales of some Cadillac models because the automaker has not yet decided how to fix faulty igniti

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IHS Automotive: SUVs and crossovers are outselling sedans in US market

Thu, 07/17/2014 - 08:37

According to a new report released on Wednesday by IHS Automotive, the sales of sport-utility vehicles (SUVs) and crossovers have now surpassed the sales of sedans in the US market; thanks largely to

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JLR to develop much ‘smarter’ cars

Mon, 07/14/2014 - 09:00

In an evident endeavor to offer motorists a completely personalized driving experience, much `smarter' cars are being developed by Tata Group's flagship Jaguar Land Rover (JLR).

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Honda’s US regional recall due to airbag issue expanded to include California

Sat, 07/05/2014 - 06:36

In a move which marks the expansion of Honda Motor's US regional recall of vehicles due to airbag issues, a company spokeswoman has revealed that the recall has been expanded to include the state of C

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Takata could face $500-million US charge and 2014 net loss due to massive airbag recall

Thu, 06/26/2014 - 07:04

The widening recall of airbag inflators manufactured by Takata Corp has led to worries that the Japan-based auto parts maker will probably face a $500-million US charge as well as a net loss this year

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Mark Fields to replace Ford CEO Alan Mulally with effect from July 1

Mon, 05/05/2014 - 08:26

In a Last Thursday announcement, bigwig automaker Ford Motors' board named Mark Fields as the successor to its outgoing CEO Alan Mulally.

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