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Audi delivers hot-crossover SQ5 TDI plus in Germany

Audi delivers hot-crossover SQ5 TDI plus in Germany

German customers might be pleased to find their lust for horsepower and crossover bodies can be mitigated by the newly introduced and feistier SQ5 TDI with “plus” moniker – but they also have to like diesel powerplants. We have hot hatchbacks so why not coin the term “hot-crossover” for posterity […]

Jaguar makes bold strategy move in the US

Jaguar makes bold strategy move in the US

Jaguar has made a complete strategy makeover to address a perceived competitiveness issue on the US market – the largest in the world when considering only luxury autos. The British brand has officially announced the new pricing details for the 2017 model year XE entry-level sedan and 2016 model year […]

Gastaldi admits Lotus dramas not over yet

Sep.4 (GMM/Inautonews.com) Federico Gastaldi has admitted Lotus’ legal dramas are not over yet. Ultimately, the embattled Enstone team managed to escape the court bailiffs at Spa-Francorchamps and get to Monza just in time. But when it comes to the action brought by disgruntled former reserve driver Charles Pic, it is […]

US: Takata is not off the hook yet

US: Takata is not off the hook yet

The Japanese auto safety supplier Takata is going through a major crisis because of its problematic airbag inflators – and the US auto safety regulators now have both good and bad news. Since 2008 the Japanese auto parts manufacturer and eleven of its automotive partners have recalled millions of potentially […]

Teams win tyre pressure argument with Pirelli

Sep.4 (GMM/Inautonews.com) F1 teams have won an argument with Pirelli over tyre pressures at Monza. After the blowout saga of Spa-Francorchamps, F1’s official supplier informed teams on Thursday that they wanted an increase of 5 PSI in pressure for the similarly high-speed Monza. Lewis Hamilton predicted that would be a […]

Mexico aims to safeguard auto industry, opposes trade talks

Mexico aims to safeguard auto industry, opposes trade talks

In short, the Central American country is worried the new Trans-Pacific Partnership now being negotiated might endanger its position as the second largest auto exporter to the United States. At the end of July the officials from the 12 countries discussing the Trans-Pacific Partnership ended a week of negotiations in […]