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Lawsuit Alleges Gm Cheated On Diesel Pickup Truck Emissions

GM pickup trucks

Shares of General Motors fell about 2.5 percent Thursday afternoon after some truck owners alleged in a lawsuit that the company cheated on government diesel emissions tests. The lawsuit filed in U.S. District Court in Detroit alleges that GM pickup trucks with Duramax diesel engines have three devices on them that are rigged to allow […]

Tesla Overtakes General Motors To Become The Most Valuable Us Automaker

Tesla

Tesla has briefly surpassed General Motors to become America’s most valuable carmaker. Tesla shares rose as much as 3.7 percent to reach a fresh all-time high of $313.73 in midafternoon trading Monday, boosting its market capitalization to $51 billion. The company was valued at about $1.7 billion more than GM as of 9:35 am in New […]

Vehicle Exercise Duty Rule Change

Exercise Duty Rule Change

As of April 1st 2017, a new rule change will come into play – car tax will no longer be determined based solely on the vehicle’s CO2 emissions. Moving forward, your car tax will be calculated primarily on the value of your vehicle, a factor which hasn’t previously been considered in the car tax world. […]

SIAM 2017: Monaco’s High-Profile New Car Show

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The Principality of Monaco recently hosted its first international car show under the patronage of HSH Prince Albert II of Monaco. The open-air Salon International de l’Automobile de Monaco (SIAM) took place from 16th-19th February 2017 and is considered a resounding success. It was the perfect opportunity to rent a luxury car from prestigious marques […]

California Electric Companies Want $1 Billion To Add More Than 10,000 Ev Charging Stations

EV Charging Stations

Major electric utility companies in California are looking to grow the number of electric car chargers throughout the state by a massive margin, according to a new report. Southern California Edison, San Diego Gas & Electric, and Pacific Gas and Electric Company have all written up a proposal that was sent to the California Public Utilities […]

Don’t Expect An All-New Subaru Wrx Until 2020

All-New Subaru Wrx

Despite Subaru completely overhauling the Impreza for 2017, it appears the WRX will stick around on its current platform for another few years. That’s the word from Motoring in Australia, who spoke with an senior engineer from Subaru about a WRX replacement. For those that can’t wait, the good news is that a WRX refresh […]

Lexus Kinetic Seat Concept World Premiere At The 2016 Paris Motor Show

Lexus Kinetic Seat

Lexus today announced it will debut the Kinetic Seat Concept at the 2016 Paris Motor Show, as a standalone display. Other highlights of Lexus at the show will include the Lexus UX Concept car, the refreshed Lexus IS in European premiere, the new Lexus NX Sport Edition, and the brand’s new flagship coupe, the LC. […]

The immediate aftermath of Brexit on the motoring industry

The immediate aftermath of Brexit on the motoring industry

We are now two months removed from the UK public voting to leave the European Union — full details of the landmark decision can be found in this BBC News article. But just how much has the motoring industry been affected by the vote on Thursday June 23rd though? To find out, used vans specialist […]

Tesla To Buy SolarCity For $2.6B

Tesla 2016

Tesla has reached an all-stock deal worth $2.6 billion to buy SolarCity, ending more than a month of talks and bringing together the electric-car maker with a solar panel company to create the world’s first vertically integrated clean energy company. The all-stock transaction is valued based on the 5-day volume-weighted average price of Tesla shares […]

2017 Cadillac ATS Drops Base 2.5-Liter I-4 Engine Option

2017 Cadillac

Cadillac announced changes to the ATS and CTS lineupand trim levels for 2017, chief among them being the discontinuation of the base naturally aspirated 2.5-liter I-4 engine option for the ATS. The 2017 ATS is now available in Luxury, Premium Luxury, and Premium Performance grades, while the 2017 CTS comes in Luxury, Premium Luxury, V-Sport, […]



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