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US: auto industry braces for Silicon Valley vs. Motor City turf war


It appears that a new chapter in the global history of the automotive industry is being written as we speak, with the rapid emergence of the San Francisco Bay Area as a center for worldwide transportation innovation. While many industry watchers and analysts speculated for years the possibility that Apple might one day enter the industry, the reports pouring in over ...
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Tesla seems to have trouble cracking the Chinese market
Billionaire entrepreneur and co-founder Elon Musk took the time to discuss Tesla’s situation after the electric US automaker started its expansion worldwide, also entering the world’s largest auto market, China, ...
Germany needs new ideas to reach electrification goals
As Governments in Europe all seek more electric car sales to push their goal of lowering fuel consumption and implicitly tame climate change by cutting life-threatening emissions, they also need ...
Automotive HUD sector to reach $8.3 billion status by 2020
The head-up display, a very high-tech achievement that was first developed for jet fighters, has long since breached the automotive boundaries and may rise in the connected car era to ...
Software is gaining importance in cars
When you think about vehicles you don’t usually associate them (in terms of computing) with software – as they definitely seem to be all about hardware. But the “Internet of ...
China: top official involved in $6 million automotive bribe
Just as the local monopoly watchdogs have increased their offensive to enforce anti-trust legislation among carmakers and suppliers, a Chinese prosecutor announced that a senior legislator that was part of ...
US: how to keep your car safe from thieves
Although there are numerous campaigns against it on a nationwide level, grand theft auto remains as popular in real life as in the world of computer gaming. So, let’s see ...
US: DOE lab to change the future of cars
The Oak Ridge National Laboratory is the US Department of Energy’s biggest science facility, researching anything from neutron science to national security. So, no wonder that in its’ vast and ...
Silicon Valley chipmakers struggle to reach autos
Intel, Qualcomm or Nvidia – well known for their computer and phone chips – struggle to make their way into the automotive world, which is fast approaching the heralded era ...
Former Audi R&D Boss Named CEO of Bugatti and Bentley
Volkswagen has named the former development chief from Audi to lead Bugatti and Bentley, the third change in top management for the two brands in the past three years. In June ...

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Mercedes made fuel mistake with Rosberg in Australia
Mar.27 (GMM/Inautonews.com) Lewis Hamilton may not have been as dominant in Melbourne as first thought. Germany's Auto Motor und Sport ...
Rule stops Hamilton from wearing green helmet
Mar.27 (GMM/Inautonews.com) Lewis Hamilton cannot wear a special helmet this weekend in Malaysia. To celebrate title sponsor Petronas' home race, ...
Ricciardo admits Red Bull chassis not best in 2015
Mar.27 (GMM/Inautonews.com) Daniel Ricciardo has admitted Red Bull's engine is not its only problem in 2015. In and after Australia, ...
Engine customers no fix for Honda troubles
Mar.27 (GMM/Inautonews.com) Adding a customer or two to its roster would not speed up Honda's F1 programme. That is the ...
Rosberg’s pregnant wife unwell – report
Mar.27 (GMM/Inautonews.com) Nico Rosberg's mind is on the other side of the world as he also concentrates on his ...
Hamilton has signed new Mercedes contract – report
Mar.27 (GMM/Inautonews.com) Lewis Hamilton has now scribbled his name on a new contract beyond 2015, according to a Spanish ...
Massa denies doubting Mercedes engine parity
Mar.27 (GMM/Inautonews.com) Felipe Massa has denied ever saying Williams may be running inferior engines than Mercedes' works team. "I hope ...
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Manor fires up Ferrari engine at Sepang
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Vettel turns down Rosberg’s debrief invite
Mar.26 (GMM/Inautonews.com) Sebastian Vettel has turned down Nico Rosberg's invitation to attend his engineering briefing in Malaysia. In Australia, the ...
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Mar.26 (GMM/Inautonews.com) Daniel Ricciardo has dismissed as "frustration" the unseemly spat between Red Bull and its works engine partner ...
Williams signs Sutil as 2015 reserve
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