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BMW treats the M2 to range of M Performance parts

BMW treats the M2 to range of M Performance parts

The German automaker has decided to enhance the latest member of the M family, the M2, through a host of M Performance upgrades. The exterior styling tweaks now include the aerodynamic goodies inspired by the recently introduced M2 MotoGP Safety Car – which are made out of CFRP (carbon-reinforced plastic): […]

NHTSA says Google’s autonomous systems could replace the driver

NHTSA says Google’s autonomous systems could replace the driver

In a response to a letter send be Google to the US regulators towards clarifying safety standards, NHTSA said that the self-driving software would be interpreted as a driver. After US regulators tightened the safety rules for autonomous testing, the Transportation Department said last month it may give up on […]

Jorda hits back at Sorensen’s 12s per lap claim

Feb.11 (GMM/Inautonews.com) Carmen Jorda has hit back at a former F1 colleague, following an accusation that her presence at Renault caused him to quit the sport. Marco Sorensen, recently a test driver at the Enstone based team, told Ekstra Bladet newspaper this week that he felt “violated” because Jorda, a […]

Jorda hits back at Sorensen’s 12s per lap claim

Feb.11 (GMM/Inautonews.com) Carmen Jorda has hit back at a former F1 colleague, following an accusation that her presence at Renault caused him to quit the sport. Marco Sorensen, recently a test driver at the Enstone based team, told Ekstra Bladet newspaper this week that he felt “violated” because Jorda, a […]

Red Bull’s Marko says F1 drivers overpaid

Feb.11 (GMM/Inautonews.com) Two prominent F1 chiefs disagree over the issue of whether formula one drivers are grossly overpaid. It is believed top stars like Lewis Hamilton, Fernando Alonso and Sebastian Vettel earn dozens of millions of dollars per season, which according to Red Bull official Dr Helmut Marko is excessive. […]

Red Bull’s Marko says F1 drivers overpaid

Feb.11 (GMM/Inautonews.com) Two prominent F1 chiefs disagree over the issue of whether formula one drivers are grossly overpaid. It is believed top stars like Lewis Hamilton, Fernando Alonso and Sebastian Vettel earn dozens of millions of dollars per season, which according to Red Bull official Dr Helmut Marko is excessive. […]

German green group says Fiat’s 500X shows excess emissions

German green group says Fiat’s 500X shows excess emissions

Another report from the German DUH lobby group shows that Fiat’s compact crossover 500X is exceeding the emissions limits. The German environmental lobby group DUH has lately disclosed a lot of information about the inside world of the auto industry, revealing that Volkswagen is not the only automaker singled out […]

Wehrlein admits Manor deal for one year

Feb.10 (GMM/Inautonews.com) Pascal Wehrlein on Wednesday admitted his Manor race deal is for one season only. “I have a one year contract here,” he told Speed Week at the team’s Banbury (UK) headquarters, ahead of a seat fitting in the new Mercedes-powered MRT05 car. 21-year-old Wehrlein, the Mercedes reserve and […]

Wehrlein admits Manor deal for one year

Feb.10 (GMM/Inautonews.com) Pascal Wehrlein on Wednesday admitted his Manor race deal is for one season only. “I have a one year contract here,” he told Speed Week at the team’s Banbury (UK) headquarters, ahead of a seat fitting in the new Mercedes-powered MRT05 car. 21-year-old Wehrlein, the Mercedes reserve and […]

The US Army is heavily testing autonomous technologies

The US Army is heavily testing autonomous technologies

Not only carmakers will benefit from the upcoming self-driving trend, but the US Army is also very interested in autonomous technologies. Automotive giants are all deeply involved in the development of self-driving technologies, alongside with tech companies and some ride-sharing services. However, there is one more entity watching very closely […]

Development costs to narrow Porsche’s profit

Development costs to narrow Porsche’s profit

As Porsche is heavily investing in future models, VW’s sports-car brand is expecting lower profits on mid-term, Chief Executive Oliver Blume said. The first full electrically powered Porsche is on its way and the sports-car maker is investing about 1 billion euros to build it, creating also over 1,000 new […]

Uber France protested against added government pressure

Uber France protested against added government pressure

Uber drivers stopped their service yesterday for a few hours in France to protest against some recent government decisions. The ride hail companies, especially Uber, are facing increasingly more pressure around the world, as they are fighting both with regulatory challenges and with traditional taxi services. Governments are walking on […]