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Corvette Museum to fill car-nabbing sinkhole

Monday, September 1st, 2014 : The National Corvette Museum’s board of directors in Kentucky voted to fill an entire hole that opened up in February and became an Internet sensation. The massive sinkhole that swallowed eight prized sports cars will not become a permanent attraction at the National Corvette Museum. Curiosity ...
California lawmakers adjourn without helping Tesla

Monday, September 1st, 2014 : Californian lawmakers are set to postpone the idea of coming up with incentives to tempt Tesla Motors Inc. to build a $5 billion battery factory in the most populated U.S. state. The lawmakers from Tesla’s home state prepared a bill to entice the auto brand with ...
Tesla vs. dealerships dispute heightens in Georgia

Monday, September 1st, 2014 : Tesla Motors Inc., which has previously fought U.S. dealers over direct sales of its electric cars, has to face a new issue in Georgia. There, auto retailers want the state to forbid distribution of sedans from the company’s store. The Georgia Automobile Dealers Association said in ...
Japan car sales hit lowest point since 2011

Monday, September 1st, 2014 : The auto sales in Japan have reached a three-year low last month, showing a decline in what the consumers are spending on car purchases following a sales-tax increase. Vehicle sales went down 9.1% from 2013, with 333,471 units sold, the lowest since August 2011. The situation ...
Fiat-Chrysler to see New York stock market listing in October

Monday, September 1st, 2014 : CEO Sergio Marchionne said on Saturday that Fiat-Chrysler plans to list shares of the soon to be merged carmaker in New York on October 13.  It also added that any decision regarding the capital increase would be made at the end of that month. Fiat bought ...
[Video] Land Rover learns survival skills from Bear Grylls

Monday, September 1st, 2014 : The well-known television star, British survivalist and Mount Everest conqueror Bear Grylls has became Land Rover’s new global brand ambassador. The collaboration between the Man vs. Wild star and the off-road specialists has already started with Land Roevr releasing a short teaser video that sees Grylls ...
[Video] Jaguar prepares XE S reveal on September 8 with hot teaser

Monday, September 1st, 2014 : The British brand has prepared a teaser video that spearheads the online unveiling of the 2015 XE S. The full batch of XE models are slotted to make their first public appearance during the Paris Motor Show in early October. With the entire lineup slotted to ...
Saab carmaker NEVS wins creditor protection

Monday, September 1st, 2014 : China’s National Electric Vehicle Sweden (NEVS), the owner of the Saab automaker since 2012, has won protection from creditors thanks to a Swedish ruling last Friday. The company asked for the court ruling as it concludes funding talks. The company has not built any cars since ...
[Video] Mopar offers preview of 2015 Dodge Challenger Drag Pak Test Vehicle

Monday, September 1st, 2014 : During the NHRA US Nationals in Indianapolis, Chrysler’s performance division Mopar showed off with its Challenger Drag Pak Test car – a model that should top off the 707 horsepower Hellcat on the quarter mile. Being the test vehicle, the Drag Pak is not yet ready ...
US auto sales remain balanced as the summer ends

Monday, September 1st, 2014 : Compared to last year, the U.S. auto sales in August will be about the same, continuing the recovery from the recession that hit the country five years ago. Analysts expect August sales to be around 1.5 million new vehicles, with a seasonal rate of 16.6 million ...