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Hindustan Motors Long-Lived Ambassador May be Dead

Hindustan Motors Long-Lived Ambassador May be Dead

Ford Mustang fans in the U.S. and mavens around the world have been celebrating the 50th anniversary of the first pony car. However, in India, many are mourning the apparent death of a car with an even longer history: the Hindustan Ambassador. While the Mustang has...
DeltaWing Unveils 4-Seat Passenger Car Concept

DeltaWing Unveils 4-Seat Passenger Car Concept

The radical DeltaWing race car created quite a buzz when it made its debut a few years back, and this equally radical 4-seat passenger car concept is likely to stir things up even more. Developed by the Georgia-based DeltaWing Technologies, the prototype features a...
GM, Ford Leading Automotive Innovation Pack

GM, Ford Leading Automotive Innovation Pack

While a number of automakers claim they are leaders in innovation, General Motors and Ford can bask in the glory of knowing they can back those claims with hard data. GM led all automakers for the 11th consecutive quarter in filing for patents while Ford’s new F-150...
Volvo Begins Slow Tease of XC90 Reveal

Volvo Begins Slow Tease of XC90 Reveal

Swedish automaker Volvo kicked off the slow reveal of its update of its best-selling XC90 crossover by sharing photos of the interior of the car, which looked…well, Swedish thanks to tiny Swedish flags sewn into the seats. The new interior is clean and simple. In the...
Google Planning to Build 100 Self-Driving Cars

Google Planning to Build 100 Self-Driving Cars

Google will build 100 prototypes of its self-driving cars as the next step in plans to make autonomous driving a common feature on American roads in the not-too-distant future. The high-tech firm has been one of the leaders of the effort to move autonomous driving out...
Hyundai-Kia Topples Honda as Greenest Carmaker

Hyundai-Kia Topples Honda as Greenest Carmaker

While Japanese automakers have long worked hard to burnish their images as environmentally friendly manufacturers, Korean carmaker Hyundai-Kia has been named the greenest carmaker by an influential scientific research group. The Korean partners displaced Tokyo-based...
China Killing 6 Million Old Cars to Cut Smog

China Killing 6 Million Old Cars to Cut Smog

During the Beijing Olympics in 2008, the world was exposed to the crippling smog that residents of the city are exposed to on a daily basis. In fact, it’s not uncommon to see Beijing residents wearing masks to ward off the effects of what’s floating around in...
US Secures Victory over China with WTO

US Secures Victory over China with WTO

Domestic automakers and the Obama administration have won a moral victory as the World Trade Organization sided with the U.S. in a dispute with China over duties on imported American automobiles. “This is the third time that the United States has prevailed in a...
The 10 Most Stolen — and Recovered Vehicles

The 10 Most Stolen — and Recovered Vehicles

Crime, in general, has taken a sharp drop in recent years, and one reason has been a crackdown on car theft.  While there are a few hot spots left in the country – most of them in California, according to federal data – that crackdown has been paying off. It’s not...
May Could Bring Best Retail Car Sales in a Decade

May Could Bring Best Retail Car Sales in a Decade

With automakers offering lavish sales for the Memorial Day weekend, industry-watchers are optimistic May will end on an upbeat note. But even before the annual holiday event, sales of new vehicles have been rocking along this month, with analysts predicting May will...