Mercedes-Benz planning new factory in Russia

Mercedes-Benz will build a new factory in Russia. Situated in the Moscow region, the plant will churn out SUVs and the E-Class when production starts in 2019. The new factory represents an investment of 250 million euros, and it will create about 1,000 new jobs.    


Range Rover plug-in hybrid coming next year?

Land Rover will introduce a gasoline-electric plug-in hybrid version of the Range Rover next year, according to a new report. The model will look slightly different than the standard, non-hybrid variant, and it will be capable of driving on electricity alone for about 25 miles.


Subaru of America planning birthday bash

Subaru of America will celebrate its 50th birthday in February of 2018. The company will mark the milestone by donating 50 cars to a charity that hasn't been announced yet, and it will launch limited-edition models that will go on sale early next year.    


Four-door Mercedes-AMG GT to debut in Geneva?

Mercedes-AMG could bring a four-door version of the GT to the Geneva Auto Show. The model will look just like the GT, but it will ride on the E-Class' MRA platform. Power will come from a 600-horsepower V8, according to British magazine Autocar.


Hyundai introduces i30 Tourer

Hyundai has unveiled the i30 Tourer. Essentially a long-roof version of the Elantra GT, the Tourer boasts a chassis tuned on the 'Ring and one of the biggest trunks in the segment. It was designed largely for the European market, and it will not be sold on our shores because the wagon segment is free-falling here.    


Range Rover Velar to slot between Evoque and Sport

"We call the Velar the avant-garde Range Rover," says Land Rover design chief Gerry McGovern. "It brings a new dimension of glamour, modernity and elegance to the brand. The Range Rover Velar changes everything."   


New Ford Fiesta ST to drop this week

Ford will officially unveil the next-generation Fiesta ST on February 24.


Report: LA is the most congested city in the world

A recent study finds Los Angeles has the worst traffic in the world. LA drivers spent an average of 104 hours stuck in traffic last year during peak travel periods.


Peugeot to pay $2 billion for Opel?

PSA Peugeot-Citroen could pay $2 billion for General Motors' Germany-based Opel division. Recent reports indicate the key players have found common ground, and the takeover will be formally announced in the coming days.


President Trump's 1988 Cadillac limo for sale in England

A 1988 Cadillac limousine designed by -- and built for -- President Donald Trump is for sale in England. One of just two built, the limo features a VCR, a paper shredder, a bar, and a safe. It's a bit rusty underneath, but if you're handy with a welder it can be yours for about $62,000.