Before you ask: no, the X-Class will not be sold in the United States.
The victim was reportedly attempting to stand on his motorcycle when it became unstable.
The 'voluntary' campaign will cost Daimler around $254 million USD.
The rating is valid for models built after March 2017, when Kia strengthened the door hinge pillar and door sill.
The startup is said to be moving forward with its fundraising push to pay for a factory in Arizona.
Audi is ahead in the race towards self-driving cars, and it believes it will maintain its lead in the coming years. "I'm confident that nobody can jump ahead of us. We have the only car right now in the homologation process," noted R&D boss Peter Mertens. http://europe.autonews.com/article/20170719/ANE/170719805/audi-confident-new-a8-will-hold-lead-in-race-to-offer-level-3-driving
Working for Ferrari isn't the best way to put a Ferrari in your driveway. The company bans most of its employees from getting one of its cars. "The philosophy is that with such limited production and clients waiting so long to get their car, it's not nice if the car is delivered to employees. It is clients first," explained Enrico Galliera, the company's chief marketing and commercial officer.
Regulators in the United States aren't convinced Takata's replacement inflators are safe. If they're found to also be dangerous, Reuters reports the company -- which recently filed for bankruptcy -- will need to issue yet another recall.
The motorcycle industry is struggling, Bloomberg reports, and it's trying to pivot toward millennials to shore up its revenues. Despite a glut of new entry-level bikes, sales of motorcycles have not experienced a rebound since the financial crisis, with peak sales occurring in 2006 and remaining flat since 2010. http://bit.ly/2tgfZgS
Toyota will build just 400 examples of the Yaris GRMN for the European market, according to Autocar. No more than 100 cars will be allocated to the United Kingdom, and none will make the trip across the Atlantic.
German tuner Novitec has installed a supercharger on the Lamborghini Aventador SV's V12 engine, bumping its output from 739 to 970 horsepower. The extra power is accompanied by a relatively subtle body kit and new wheels.
Scuderia Cameron Glickenhaus' SCG003 will be fully street-legal in the United States. The company is taking advantage of a recent law that lets low-volume manufacturers bypass the regulations that apply to mass-market companies. Production will be extremely limited, and each example will cost about $2 million. http://bit.ly/2toNFNm