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Volkswagen of America, Inc. revealed further plans in its holistic approach to e-mobility at the Management Briefing Seminar, hosted by the Center for Automotive Research. Starting with the launch of the 2015 e-Golf model, Volkswagen said it will invest in carbon reduction projects to offset emissions created from e-Golf production, distribution and up to approximately […]

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Aston Martin is moving towards eight-speed transmissions and new fuel management to reduce fuel consumption. Aston Martin revealed August 5 details of enhancements to two of the brand’s most popular and successful sports cars: the Vanquish ultimate GT and Rapide S four-door, four-seat, sports car. With the arrival of 2015 model-year cars in markets around […]

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BMW said the Vision Future Luxury concept will soon grace the concept car lawn at the 2014 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance marking its North American premiere. Offering a glimpse into the long-term view of modern luxury for the BMW brand, the BMW Vision Future Luxury stands, BMW says, for a forward-looking fusion of exclusivity and […]

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Oregon LNG will be sending North American-sourced natural gas to Asia…Quite the change from the usual discourse of too much energy being imported. On July 31 the company received authorization from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to export liquefied natural gas (LNG) to countries that do not have a Free Trade Agreement (FTA) with […]

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The new VW Golf reaching our shores mark the beginning of the availability of VW’s new platform, known as MBQ, on which most future models, hybrid and regular, will be based. With the launch of the all-new Golf and Golf GTI, Volkswagen is introducing the Modular Transverse Matrix — the German acronym is MQB — […]

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As part of autonomous vehicles’ development, features that can be integrated in today’s cars like brake assist need to work all around the world. With this in mind, Ford went to Paris to test its emergency braking assist system. Ford said it has put its automatic braking technology, Active City Stop, to the test in […]

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Polaris launched its highly anticipated 3-wheel vehicle, the Slingshot, a vehicle bridging the gap between motorcycle and car just like the T-Rex has been doing for more than a decade. According to Polaris, this innovative vehicle offers a thrilling new on-road driving and riding experience. Celebrating 60 years, Polaris Industries Inc. unveiled the Slingshot as […]

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Brammo’s electric motorcycles will soon be available in Los Angeles. Brammo Inc. describes itself as a leading electric vehicle technology company and manufacturer of world-class electric motorcycles. The company announced the appointment of Hollywood Electrics as its newest California dealer. Motorcyclists in Los Angeles and beyond will now have easy access to Brammo’s latest range […]

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Bolstered by a surge in SUV, pickup, and other mainstream vehicle sales, General Motors’ July sales overall were the highest they’ve been since 2007 – up 9 percent year-over-year, and the Chevy Volt was up 13 percent with 2,020 deliveries. The Volt sold relatively well considering its record, but GM is focused more on the […]

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Although the news broke earlier this week, we now have official confirmation from both Panasonic and Tesla that the two corporations are joining efforts to build a new large-scale battery production center. While quite detailed, the distilled version has Tesla looking after everything involved with the physical building and maintenance, while Panasonic supplies bits inside […]

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