Alfa Romeo prices Stelvio First Edition in Europe

The Alfa Romeo Stelvio First Edition carries a base price of €57,300 (about $60,000) in Europe. It comes with a 2.0-liter turbo four rated at 280 horsepower. Pricing information for the U.S. market hasn't been announced yet.   


Elio Motors in dire financial straits

Elio Motors, the startup that hoped to market an affordable three-wheeler, has just $101,000 in the bank, according to a U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission filing. Worse yet, the company's deficit amounts to $123 million. The company hasn't outlined what its next step is.


Volvo XC40 to debut in Shanghai?

Volvo's next crossover will make its global debut at the Shanghai Auto Show, according to local media outlets. The model was previewed by the 40.1 concept that debuted last year in Sweden.   


Chrysler could build Portal concept after 2018

Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne says his company is considering putting the Portal, or something like it, into production after 2018. The battery-powered Portal is designed largely around the theme of autonomous driving.


Singaporean startup previews electric Dendrobium supercar

Despite help from Williams Advanced Engineering, the project will certainly be met with plenty of skepticism.   


GM to pay $1M to settle SEC's ignition-switch investigation

The company has consented to an administrative cease-and-desist order, without admitting or denying any wrongdoing.   


Automobiles help drive healthy U.S. industrial growth

United States industrial output rose in December on strong automobile production and electrical generation, the AP reports. A strong dollar and cheapening energy prices contributed to a prolonged slump which now appears to be ending.