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EPA Considering Measure To Make Volkswagen Build EVs in the U.S.

On: Wed, Feb 24, 2016 at 12:41PM | By: Carl Malek


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Volkswagen currently faces the prospect of enduring one of the biggest punishments ever dealt to an automaker, due to dieselgate. But, if a new report is to be believed, a new twist is in store for the beleaguered German car firm.


Lawsuit Filed Against Mercedes-Benz For Dirty Diesels

On: Mon, Feb 22, 2016 at 6:18PM | By: Carl Malek


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In the wake of the ongoing scandal involving Volkswagen and its emissions cheating software, various environmental agencies have increased their scrutiny on other automakers across the board. It appears that another automaker is now in the legal crosshairs; Mercedes-Benz is the defendant in a lawsuit that alleges its BlueTEC diesels are cheating emissions tests too.


Alfa Romeo Quashes Rumors Of Crash Worthiness Issues With Upcoming Giulia

On: Wed, Feb 10, 2016 at 9:24PM | By: Carl Malek


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Despite rumors of potential trouble with the crash worthiness of its upcoming Alfa Romeo Giulia sport sedan, parent company FCA has aggressively lashed out against those reports and denied that there are problems with safety, while reaffirming the timetable for this key model.


After 12 Years, Federal Highway Administration To Phase Out

On: Wed, Feb 10, 2016 at 8:04PM | By: Carl Malek


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After a planning process that spanned at least a decade, as well as a small experimental phase. The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) has decided to reverse course on its plans to convert all of its freeway signs to all new "Clearview" font, and revert all signs to the traditional Highway Gothic typeface.


 

Uber Experiments With Using Bop It! Toys To Improve Driver Safety

On: Thu, Feb 4, 2016 at 7:16PM | By: Carl Malek


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If you're an Uber driver, chances are that picking up intoxicated passengers from bars and other establishments is not exactly your favorite assignment due to the dangers of being assaulted, as well as less than desirable behavior. However, Uber is aiming to make this particular task safer and easier with a new initiative that could improve driver safety.


Kia Plans To Launch RWD Sport Sedan Next Year

On: Thu, Feb 4, 2016 at 7:15PM | By: Carl Malek


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Kia is reportedly planning to unleash a contender of its own into the sport sedan segment sometime next year in a bid to further Kia's thrust into segments that are traditionally dominated by German brands like BMW and Mercedes.


Takata CEO Won't Resign Despite Expanding Scope Of Airbag Recall

On: Tue, Feb 2, 2016 at 9:57AM | By: Carl Malek


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Amid pressure for his resignation due to the growing scope of the Takata airbag recall, Takata CEO Shigehisa Takada stated that he intends to keep a firm grip on the controls of the troubled auto accessory producer, despite previous insider reports that suggested Takada was exploring a possible resignation from the company. According to the folks at Reuters, anonymous sources within the company revealed that Takada would step down on January 29th and take full responsibility for the recall. Instead the company released a statement that indicated that this was not the case and that Takada has no plans to step down.


Hyundai Santa Cruz Pickup Truck To Spawn Kia Variant?

On: Sat, Jan 30, 2016 at 8:32AM | By: Carl Malek


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Hot on the heels of the recent unveiling of the Hyundai Santa Cruz pickup truck concept, a new report appears to suggest that Kia is not far behind in its desire for a work-oriented hauler, and could potentially have an entry of its own before the end of the decade.


Jeep Planning New Wagoneer SUV? New Report Suggests One Is Indeed In The Works

On: Fri, Jan 29, 2016 at 4:35PM | By: Carl Malek


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It's no secret that Jeep has been on a recent product blitz. So far it has helped produce strong sales, but a new report suggests that the product onslaught could include a revived Wagoneer SUV that aims to tackle the full size SUV segment.


Audi Shifts Focus, Puts More Priority On EV Models Versus Niche Models

On: Tue, Jan 26, 2016 at 8:13AM | By: Carl Malek


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Like other brands in the greater Volkswagen empire, Audi has been dealt a sizeable blow by the ever growing Dieselgate scandal. As a result of this unforeseen blow, Audi revealed that it is shifting the focus of its research and development budget to projects to bring more green vehicles to the marketplace including the production version of the Q6 e-tron.


Hyundai's Genesis N Division Beginning Work On Potential M4 Rival???

On: Mon, Jan 25, 2016 at 1:41PM | By: Carl Malek


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Hyundai's new Genesis division is doubling down on its lofty goals for the luxury car market, but, if a new rumor is found to be true, the brand's performance-oriented ‘N’ division could be preparing a formidable entry that would compete head-to-head with the BMW M4 and taget the Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG Coupe in its quest to become the top dog in the luxury sport coupe segment.