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Elon Musk: Tesla will have an autonomous car within two years

In a recent interview with Fortune, electric vehicle manufacturer Tesla Motors’ CEO Elon Musk projected that his company will apparently boast an autonomous car in the next two years.

The somewhat bold prediction which Musk recently made with regard to Tesla’s autonomous-car timeline... read more

Ford, Google reportedly planning a joint venture to build self-driving cars

According to a Yahoo Autos report, bigwig automaker Ford and tech giant Google apparently have plans underway to launch a joint venture for building self-driving cars. The joint venture will essentially combine the strengths of the two companies, enabling them to bring self-driving cars on the... read more

Ford to start testing its self-driving cars on California roads in January

Bigwig automaker Ford is set to join the growing number of car companies that are fielding their self-driving vehicles on the US West Coast. The Detroit-based auto giant will start testing its self-driving Ford Fusion Hybrid sedans on California roads from January 2016.

Ford has received... read more

Ford to invest additional $4.5B in electric vehicles by 2020

In an announcement made last week, bigwig automaker Ford said that it plans to invest an additional $4.5 billion in electric vehicles by the year 2020, and add 13 new electric-vehicle models to its product lineup.

Announcing the additional investment in electric vehicles in the next five... read more

Rare 1956 Ferrari 290 MM sells for $28.05 million at RM Sotheby's auction

At an auction held by RM Sotheby's in New York City on Thursday, a rare 1956 Ferrari 290 MM by Carrozzeria Scaglietti fetched a whopping amount of $28.05 million. Before the auction, which featured a total of 31 vehicles, it was estimated that the Ferrari would sell at $28 million to $32 million... read more

Ford plans to invest $4.5B in electrified vehicles and launch 13 new models by 2020

During the course of a press conference in Dearborn, Michigan, on Thursday, bigwig automaker Ford Motor Co. said that it plans to invest an amount of $4.5 billion in electrified vehicles by the year 2020.

The investment announced by Ford underscores the biggest five-year investment ever... read more

Honda releases in-depth specifications for Clarity Fuel Cell

In a recent announcement, bigwig automaker Honda has revealed in-depth specifications for its Clarity Fuel Cell, which the automaker hopes to start manufacturing in the first quarter of 2016. The cost of the Clarity Fuel Cell in Japan will be 7.6 million yen.

The Clarity Fuel Cell –... read more

First unit of Bentley’s Bentayga SUV rolls off assembly line in Crewe, UK

According to reports, the first unit of Bentley’s brand new Bentayga SUV has recently rolled off the company’s production line at its Crewe, UK, headquarters.

The first unit of Bentley's Bentayga SUV was handcrafted across 130 hours; and it passed through the company’s new bodystore,... read more

VW submits vehicle recall plan to CARB and federal counterparts

On Friday, bigwig German automaker Volkswagen (VW) - which is currently dealing with diesel emissions-cheating scandal - submitted its vehicle recall plan with the California Air Resources Board (CARB) and its federal counterparts.

The submission of the vehicle recall plan by VW comes... read more

Audi: VW’s diesel emissions scandal will not diminish Audi sales in US

In conversation with reporters at the Los Angeles Auto Show on Wednesday, Audi of America President Scott Keogh said that the sales of the Audi brand in the US will not witness a decline due to the Volkswagen (VW) diesel emissions scandal.

The emissions scandal first broke September 18,... read more

Honda unveils its new, powerful and sporty Civic Coupe

In a noteworthy new-vehicle unveiling coming ahead of the Los Angeles Auto Show, bigwig automaker Honda introduced its powerful new Civic Coupe on Tuesday, at the company’s design studio in downtown Los Angeles.

The new Honda Civic Coupe is scheduled to hit showrooms in March 2016.

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VW offers $1,000 in gift cards and vouchers to diesel-car owners

In a move which beleaguered German automaker Volkswagen AG (VW) has described as a “goodwill gesture,” the automaker is offering $1,000 in gift cards and vouchers to the owners of its small diesel-powered vehicles hit by the emissions-cheating scandal.

After having acknowledged, a few... read more

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