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Americans borrow more money than ever for car purchases
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29 hours a go
Americans borrow more money than ever for car purchases
Ride-sharing options may be proliferating and the percentage of Americans obtaining drivers licenses may be declining. But for now, reports on the end of the car-ownership model are greatly exaggerated.
VW quality assurance boss resigns amid Dieselgate
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Feb 9th, 16
VW quality assurance boss resigns amid Dieselgate
Volkswagen Group Quality Assurance chief Frank Tuch has decided to resign amid the huge emissions scandal involving multiple brands from the group.
Ford announces European restructuring, will eliminate slow selling models
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Feb 3rd, 16
Ford announces European restructuring, will eliminate slow selling models
Ford of Europe has introduced a restructuring plan which aims to improve profits and lower costs. As part of the initiative, Ford will create a "more streamlined and profitable product line." The company declined to say which models will be getting the
GM to reduce the number of platforms it develops, keep them in production longer
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Jan 30th, 16
GM to reduce the number of platforms it develops, keep them in production longer
Automotive platforms can costs of hundreds of millions of dollars to develop so General Motors is aiming to reduce the number of architecture its uses and nearly double the amount of time they remain in production. Speaking with Reuters, GM President Dan
Confirmed: Daihatsu to become a wholly-owned subsidiary of Toyota
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Jan 29th, 16
Confirmed: Daihatsu to become a wholly-owned subsidiary of Toyota
Toyota has announced it will acquire the remaining shares in Daihatsu and the deal is expected to be finalized by August.
2018 Jeep Wrangler to have mild hybrid & hybrid electric variants
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Jan 27th, 16
2018 Jeep Wrangler to have mild hybrid & hybrid electric variants
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles' updated business plan has revealed some new details about the next-generation Jeep Wrangler.
Alfa Romeo delays a handful of models, promises two specialty vehicles
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Jan 27th, 16
Alfa Romeo delays a handful of models, promises two specialty vehicles
Alfa Romeo's future is looking slightly less rosy as Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has presented an updated business plan which calls for the brand to slow its product rollout.
Toyota thinking about Daihatsu buyout without Suzuki cooperation
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Jan 27th, 16
Toyota thinking about Daihatsu buyout without Suzuki cooperation
Recently crowned best-selling car manufacturer for the fourth time in a row, Toyota has admitted it’s thinking about a potential Daihatsu buyout.
Long-Term Quality: How consumers sometimes pay the price
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Jan 26th, 16
Long-Term Quality: How consumers sometimes pay the price
Quality has a way of outing itself in everything that we buy, sell, and do. Cars are no different.
Sales in Europe\'s Big 5 countries up by 8.8% in 2015
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Jan 19th, 16
Sales in Europe's Big 5 countries up by 8.8% in 2015
The five biggest auto markets in Europe are still recovering from the financial crisis but new statistics show new car registrations there surpassed the 10 million units mark last year.
Anonymous hacks Nissan websites supporting whales and dolphins
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Jan 15th, 16
Anonymous hacks Nissan websites supporting whales and dolphins
A group of hackers has attacked several Nissan websites over whales and dolphins hunt.
Investigators haven’t found evidence of cheating device at Renault
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Jan 15th, 16
Investigators haven’t found evidence of cheating device at Renault
As it turns out, the investigations that took place at some Renault sites in France yesterday did not reveal any evidence of a cheating device.
Renault shares take 20% dive after suspicions of faked emissions
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Jan 14th, 16
Renault shares take 20% dive after suspicions of faked emissions
A new scandal is about to hit the automotive industry as there are some suspicions Renault has its very own Dieselgate.
Aston Martin considering plant in Macedonia
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Jan 12th, 16
Aston Martin considering plant in Macedonia
Aston Martin is currently considering new plant options and according to a new report Macedonia is among them.
Mary Barra continues to break the glass ceiling, named GM Chairwoman
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Jan 5th, 16
Mary Barra continues to break the glass ceiling, named GM Chairwoman
General Motors CEO Mary Barra continues to break the glass ceiling as the company's Board of Directors has unanimously elected her as the new Chairwoman.
Audi Q2 confirmed for 2016
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Dec 28th, 15
Audi Q2 confirmed for 2016
Audi must have had a pretty good Christmas as the company has announced plans to invest more than $3.2 (€3) billion into an assortment of projects next year.
VW to keep former CEO Martin Winterkorn on payroll for another year?
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Dec 18th, 15
VW to keep former CEO Martin Winterkorn on payroll for another year?
According to Reuters, VW will keep paying former CEO Martin Winterkorn for another year when the contract will expire.
Stefano Domenicali could become Lamborghini CEO
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Dec 15th, 15
Stefano Domenicali could become Lamborghini CEO
Former Scuderia Ferrari team boss Stefano Domenicali could be selected as the next CEO of Lamborghini, according to a recent report from Italy.
Mahindra-Pininfarina deal to be finalized this month
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Dec 12th, 15
Mahindra-Pininfarina deal to be finalized this month
The deal between Mahindra & Mahindra and Pininfarina will be completed before the end of the year.
Faraday Future plans to open $1 billion plant in Nevada
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Dec 12th, 15
Faraday Future plans to open $1 billion plant in Nevada
Faraday Future has revealed plans to build a state-of-the-art production facility in North Las Vegas, Nevada.
Ford says Everest fire is isolated incident
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Dec 10th, 15
Ford says Everest fire is isolated incident
Ford Australia has released an official statement regarding the Everest fire from earlier this month.
VW could sell Bentley or Lamborghini in case of loan repayment problems
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Dec 7th, 15
VW could sell Bentley or Lamborghini in case of loan repayment problems
Reuters is citing sources within VW hinting that some of the assets could be sold if the company will have problems paying back the massive €20 billion loan.
Audi, BMW, Daimler complete HERE maps deal with Nokia
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Dec 7th, 15
Audi, BMW, Daimler complete HERE maps deal with Nokia
Audi, BMW, and Daimler have finalized the transaction with Nokia for the HERE mapping solution.
VW to take €20 B loan to pay for Dieselgate
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Dec 4th, 15
VW to take €20 B loan to pay for Dieselgate
Volkswagen will take out a massive €20 billion bridging loan to cover diesel scandal costs.
Tesla, MINI, and JLR skipping 2016 Detroit Motor Show
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Dec 4th, 15
Tesla, MINI, and JLR skipping 2016 Detroit Motor Show
Three major automakers have announced they won't participate in the upcoming 2016 NAIAS.
Jaguar Land Rover considering Silverstone circuit purchase for £22.7M?
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Dec 3rd, 15
Jaguar Land Rover considering Silverstone circuit purchase for £22.7M?
Jaguar Land Rover is apparently is interested in making a £22.7M offer to buy the famous Silverstone circuit in UK.
Volkswagen\'s US sales down by almost 25% in November
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Dec 3rd, 15
Volkswagen's US sales down by almost 25% in November
The so-called Dieselgate has taken its toll, as Volkswagen is reporting a major 25 percent decline in US sales.
Volkswagen to reduce number of versions and trims to save €1.9 billion
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Nov 29th, 15
Volkswagen to reduce number of versions and trims to save €1.9 billion
Volkswagen has announced plans to cut back on versions and trim options in order to save €1.9 billion necessary to face the Dieselgate.
Volkswagen of America admits 85,000+ cars with V6 3.0 TDI engine have defeat device
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Nov 22nd, 15
Volkswagen of America admits 85,000+ cars with V6 3.0 TDI engine have defeat device
Volkswagen of America has informed the EPA at least 85,000 cars equipped with the V6 3.0 TDI engine have illegal software created specifically to manipulate CO2 emissions test results.
Tesla recalling all Model S vehicles due to faulty seat belt
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Nov 21st, 15
Tesla recalling all Model S vehicles due to faulty seat belt
Tesla has announced its largest-ever recall, affecting nearly 90,000 Model S units.
Mahindra to buy Pininfarina in the coming weeks
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Nov 14th, 15
Mahindra to buy Pininfarina in the coming weeks
Pininfarina has announced they expect to finalize the deal with Mahindra & Mahindra in the next few weeks.

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