Tag: reports

This Is Where Mercedes-AMG Makes The New A45 And CLA 45

Production of the new Mercedes-AMG A45 and CLA 45 Coupe and Shooting Brake has commenced at Daimler’s Kecskemet plant. The three powerful compact cars are made exclusively at the Hungarian site, where preparations began last year. The automaker had to train the employees for months on the unique workflow that applies to AMGs and states […]

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Volkswagen Auctions Beetle Final Edition To Serve A Good Cause

Volkswagen marked the end of the Beetle production run with the Final Edition. Three months ago, the last example rolled off the assembly line in Mexico, and over the weekend, one of those cars was raffled off during the Chattanooga MotorCar Festival. Proceeds benefit the Erlanger Neuroscience Institute, whose neurological specialists treat patients of all […]

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Is Tesla Readying A “Track Mode Package” Upgrade For The Model 3 Performance?

Tesla seems to be readying a series of mechanical upgrades to complement the ‘Track Mode’ in the Model 3 Performance. A parts catalog picked by a user on Reddit indicates that Tesla will offer a ‘Track Mode Package’ for the Model 3 Performance that includes new tires, revised brakes and… a carbon fiber wheel cap. […]

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VW Working On Two SUVs To Slot Below The Tiguan – Could They Be US-Spec Versions Of T-Roc And T-Cross?

Volkswagen has confirmed that it is working on at least two new SUVs for the U.S. market, as demand for such vehicles continues to rise. While speaking with The Detroit Bureau at VW’s plant in Chattanooga, Tennessee where the new Atlas Sport Cross is being built, Volkswagen Group of America chief executive Scott Keogh revealed […]

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Ford Snaps Up ‘Black Diamond’ Trademark That Was Formerly Used By GM

Ford has filed an application to trademark ‘Black Diamond’ with the United States Patent and Trademark Office, Ford Authority reports. In the application, Ford specifies that the name will be used for “land motor vehicles, namely, passenger automobiles, pick-up trucks, sport utility vehicles.” Also Read: 2021 Ford ‘Baby’ Bronco Won’t Look Like A ‘Baby’ Defender, […]

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Elon Musk Testifies That He’s Financially Illiquid (!) In British Driver Lawsuit

Elon Musk has testified that he is “financially illiquid” in a legal filing related to the ongoing defamation lawsuit involving the outspoken executive and British diver Vernon Unsworth. According to a report from Bloomberg, a filing from Unsworth’s attorney refers to “Musk’s sworn testimony that he is financially illiquid.” What this means is that he […]

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Next-Gen Mercedes-AMG C63 Tipped To Get A Four-Cylinder Turbo Engine With Electrification

Mercedes is not only chasing after the booming SUV segments with all-new products, like the GLB, but is also looking to completely overhaul some of their AMG models. It’s been said that some future top-of-the-line cars developed in Affalterbach will be electrified, and one of them seems to be the C63. Expected to launch in […]

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2020 VW Tiguan Getting More Gear, But You Might Want The 2019MY For Its Longer Warranty

The second generation Volkswagen Tiguan will be updated for the 2020MY, getting more standard features across the range. The added gear which, in the base Tiguan S includes automatic emergency braking, blind spot monitoring and rear cross-traffic alert, will reportedly bump the price to $25,965, according to CarsDirect, up from the outgoing model’s MSRP of […]

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Polestar To Launch Its First North American Store In Montreal

Volvo’s performance sub-brand, Polestar, has announced that it will open its first North American store not in the States, as one might have expected, but in Montreal, Canada. Spearheading the electric car manufacturer’s launch in Canada will be the former director of sales operations for Volvo Car Canada, 45-year-old Hugues Bissonnette. As part of his […]

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