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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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[VIDEO] See the Porsche 911 GT3 RS on the Nardo track
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US: Mercedes pits new Metris van against the likes of Ford’s Transit Connect
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Fiat to name its Mazda MX-5 based roadster the 124 Spider
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Skoda Fabia Monte Carlo debuts in Geneva
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New Ford GT to be priced similarly to the Lamborghini Aventador
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Recall roundup: Hyundai Elantra for power steering issues
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Europe: Fiat brand to axe mass-market position in the region
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McLaren 675LT online configurator introduced
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Lotus CEO hints at approaching SUV model to lift sales
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Recall roundup: Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat and Charger SRT Hellcat
The brand new and extremely powerful Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat and Charger SRT Hellcat are the subject of a recall ...
Report – Chevrolet’s upcoming affordable electric car could be seen as Opel model in Europe
According to undisclosed company sources, General Motors might expand the sales of the upcoming Chevrolet Bolt electric car into Europe, ...
Porsche 911 GT3 RS – online configurator introduced
The online configurator for the recently unveiled Porsche 911 GT3 RS has been recently launched by the German based automaker. If ...
[VIDEO] Ferrari 488 GTB – official promo released
Ferrari has released the first promotional video with the recently unveiled 488 GTB, in which you can see the new ...