Land Rover planning more off-road-focused Discovery

Land Rover will soon introduce a more extreme, off-road-focused variant of the brand-new 2017 Discovery.Jaguar - Land... READ STORY

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Ford to announce "significant" investment in three plants?

Three Ford factories in Michigan could receive over a billion dollars, according to sources.

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VW owners claim emissions fix makes cars 'undriveable'

Some owners claim they were duped into believing the repairs were mandatory.

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New Chevy Equinox restyled twice after focus group disappointed

Old GM's bean counters likely would have ignored such criticisms late in development, but the post-bankruptcy GM sent the project back to the drawing board.

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NY preview: 2017 Nissan GT-R Track Edition

Nissan will use the New York auto show to add a third trim to its GT-R lineup.

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Study: Navigation guidance 'switches off' brain regions

The research suggests navigation aids limit the brain's natural tendency to learn city street networks.

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Volvo chief talks up EVs, dismisses hydrogen

The company believes electrification is the only practical strategy to achieve the EU's tighter 2020 emissions mandate.

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Buick to launch re-badged Chevy Volt in China

The Velite 5 will be Buick's first extended range electric vehicle.

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Review: 2017 Jaguar F-Pace S AWD

Jaguar takes a crack at the SUV market.

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McLaren BP23 'hyperluxury-GT' sells out with $2.5M price tag

Buyers were required to put down a five-figure deposit and compete for one of 106 examples.


Jaguar planning long-wheelbase XE for China

Jaguar is in the final stages of developing a long-wheelbase variant of the XE, its entry-level sedan. Likely called XEL, the model is being developed exclusively for the Chinese market. We'll see it next month during the Shanghai Auto Show.    http://bit.ly/2nbG4K8


Uber wants Waymo's lawsuit to be negotiated privately

Mobility giant Uber is fighting to keep Alphabet Inc. (Owner of Google and autonomous vehicle developer Waymo) from pleading its intellectual property infringement case in public court, Automotive News reports. Uber's lawyers filed a motion Monday to request an arbitration hearing.    http://bit.ly/2ncxZ83


Ford GT gets five driving modes

The Ford GT features five built-in driving modes called normal, wet, sport, track, and v-max, respectively. Each mode is specifically tuned for a unique driving environment, according to the Blue Oval.    


NIO gets $600M investment

Chinese Google rival Baidu has invested $600 million in a startup electric car manufacturer named NIO. The money will be used to put an all-electric hatchback on the road by 2020.    http://reut.rs/2nbzfbt


Volvo focusing on EVs, not hydrogen

Volvo is focusing on electrification, and company boss Hakan Samuelsson doesn't believe hydrogen is the fuel of the future. He points out an all-new infrastructure is needed before hydrogen cars can become mainstream.    http://bit.ly/2nbEcks


Tesla takes aim at BMW, Mercedes-Benz compacts

After revealing the new Model 3 release candidate last week, Telsa CEO Elon Musk touched on Tesla's production ramp-up strategy for its new volume model. If the EV automaker can hold to its forecasts, it will produce half a million units in 2018--unprecedented for a ground-up vehicle launch, says Bloomberg.   http://bloom.bg/2nF2FCU


Slowing auto sales could be bad news for lenders

Moody's Investors Service has released a report indicating that the recent "plateauing" of the auto industry could pose a risk for lenders whose clients are stretching to close sales. As lenders fight over a diminishing pool of highly qualified buyers, riskier loan terms (what the report refers to as "accommodative financing") will likely be offered to keep business flowing.   http://reut.rs/2nnioUF