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Oliver Blume Chairman Executive Board Porsche

Porsche says bye-bye to diesel engines

German sports car maker Porsche has said that it would become the first German auto giant to abandon the diesel engine, reacting to parent company Volkswagen's emissions cheating scandal and resulting urban driving bans
2004 7th gen Toyota Celica

Toyota considering Celica or MR2 revival

A new Celica or MR2 could fit the bill perfectly.The public confirmation of Toyota's desire to build a third sports car comes after years of speculation the MR2 was gearing up for a fourth generation
Ferrari Portofino

Ferrari revises business model and forecasts

Ferrari now expects earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortization to be in a range of $2.1 bn to 2 bn euros in 2022, Camilleri informed investors on Tuesday.

Ram Dakota replacement confirmed

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has confirmed a stablemate for its soon-to-arrive mid-sized Jeep Wrangler pick-up – Dakota.
Lucid Air - Lucid Motors gets Saudi Funding

Lucid Motors gets funding from Saudi Arabia’s investment fund

Start-up Lucid Motor's proposal has impressed Saudi Arabia’s Public Investment Fund (PIF) which has announced that it has executed a $1 billion investment in the company.
Volkswagen Beetle: "Última Edición"

Volkswagen to retire Beetle in 2019

Currently being produced at the Mexico plant, Volkswagen's Beetle has come to end of its career.
Vinfast SUV

Vietnam launches its first domestically produced models – Vinfast car and SUV

Vingroup, a multibusiness group plans to produce 500,000 vehicles in a 2- and three wheeler dominated country by 2025. It has registered VinFast as the...
Mahindra Thar - Roxor

US agency to investigate Mahindra off road utility Roxor

A federal US regulator has decided to investigate the off-road utility vehicle Indian brand Mahindra, which was launched in Detroit early this year. The decision...

Nissan’s MOVE 2022 strategy focuses on India and KSA

Japanese auto major Nissan announced Thursday plans to hire 1,500 people in India to strengthen R&D and global digital hub while also stating that...
McLaren Senna

McLaren says no to SUVs

Most automakers including the hardcore conservatives have acknowledged that SUVs make a lot of money for the business as it is a dynamic and...
2018 lada 4x4 vision concept 1

Russia’s Lada planning a modern 4-door Niva SUV

Forty two years is a pretty long time for a car’s career. Russia’s original 2-door Lada Niva SUV made its debut in 1976 and...
2019 Ford Mustang Bullitt

2020 Mustang to shift to new architecture, AWD possible

Ford’s business model will see drastic changes in the coming years. The car maker has confirmed that all sedan models will be dropped including...
McLaren new regional director Brett Soso

Brett Soso is McLaren’s new regional director for Middle East, Africa and Latin America

Mclaren Automotive has announced the appointment of Brett Soso as the new regional director for its operations in the Middle East, Africa and Latin...
2018 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon

Jeep Wrangler chosen as brand’s first off-road hybrid model

News from the US suggests that Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) is in advance stages in the conversion plans of its first Jeep Wrangler plug-in...
Elon Musk

Tesla abandons privatisation plans – Musk announces backtrack

Tesla CEO Elon Musk has scrapped his plan to take Tesla in to a private entity. With this announcement, Musk ended weeks of speculation...
Toyota Land Cruiser

2020 Toyota Land Cruiser to get downsized engines?

Even the mighty have predetermined shelf lives which now a days are dictated by market forces and legislation. Toyota’s large Land Cruiser SUV has...
LucidMotors Air

Saudi investment funds to bet on electric cars?

As the move for electric cars gains momentum in the US, at least two America-based electric car manufacturers are in sight for cash-rich Saudi...
2018 Tesla X First Drive

2018 Tesla X First Drive – a Ludicrous SUV at heart

Looks can be deceptive and this adage is also applicable to cars when you consider a specific segment like crossover SUVs. The Tesla Model...
Range Rover Velar

Jaguar Land Rover in major product push – MLA platform by 2020

According to media reports from UK, Tata Motors owned Jaguar Land Rover will overhaul its entire line-up in six years. The product offensive will also include...
Suzuki Baleno

Toyota to sell rebadged Maruti Suzuki Baleno model in India

Toyota India will be looking at volume segments in India with a little bit of help from India’s #1 brand by volume Maruti Suzuki....