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Tesla’s First Incentive Is A $1,000 Model S Referral

On Thursday, July 30th, 2015
Tesla Tesla’s Alexis Georgeson told AutoblogGreen that the program is indeed only for referring a friend to buy a new Model S, not to get them to buy a Model X or a used Model S. Whether it’s to get around various state laws against selling vehicles directly to customers or just to gin up sales, ...

Daimler And Renault-Nissan Alliance Start Manufacturing Joint Venture in Mexico

On Wednesday, July 29th, 2015
Daimler and Renault-Nissan Alliance Start Manufacturing Five years after their strategic cooperation was established, Daimler and the Renault-Nissan Alliance have significantly expanded their collaboration with the start of a manufacturing joint venture in Aguascalientes in central Mexico. The new business entity COMPAS (Cooperation Manufacturing Plant Aguascalientes) is 50:50 owned by Daimler and Nissan. The partners will invest a total of US$1 ...

FCA Recalls 2 Million Ram Trucks Over Airbag Issues

On Monday, July 27th, 2015
FCA Recalls 2 Million Ram Trucks Airbag issues have prompted Fiat Chrysler Automobiles to issue another pair of recalls. The two separate issues both affect Ram pickups, one campaign stemming from oversensitive sensors, the other from a wiring harness. Between them, the problems affect an estimated combined total of some 2 million units. The first recall affects 2013-15 Ram 1500, 2500, ...

Even Diecast Tesla Model S Toys Are Expensive

On Sunday, July 26th, 2015
Tesla Model S toys No, we don’t think the massive Tesla Gigafactory being constructed out in Nevada will be making little-bitty diecast toy Teslas. But the California-based all-electric vehicle maker has indeed commissioned miniaturized, authorized versions of the Model S super sedan. At $210 a pop, the toy cars, just like the real McCoys, appear to cater specifically to ...

2016 Lexus CT 200h Offers Compact Attitude With Impressive MPG

On Saturday, July 25th, 2015
2016 Lexus CT 200h What do you get when Lexus melds a sporty luxury compact with an environmentally conscientious attitude? The 2016 CT 200h. With an EPA-estimated 42 MPG combined fuel economy the CT 200h is one of six hybrid models Lexus offers for 2016. Lexus has been the hybrid luxury leader since it introduced the first luxury hybrid more ...

Hyundai Motor Launches Global Sub-Compact SUV “Creta” in India

On Thursday, July 23rd, 2015
Hyundai SUV Creta Hyundai Motor today launched global sub-compact SUV model ‘Creta’ in India. Creta marks Hyundai Motor’s entry in growing sub-compact SUV segment with strong product offering boosting Hyundai Motor’s product line up. Creta offers a combination of power and style with its robust body structure, superior engine performance and confident ride and handling. Creta is set ...


Getting the Right New Car Bought

On Tuesday, July 21st, 2015
Audi There are a number of big purchases a person will have to make in their life and among the most important is a car. In order to make sure the car you get is the right fit you will have to do some research. Getting the best armored car price or the best vehicle available ...

Honda CEO Carless, Waiting On Civic Type R

On Wednesday, July 15th, 2015
Honda Civic As chief executive of Honda, Takahiro Hachigo could get his hands on anything the automaker produces, or has produced: a new Acura RLX luxury sedan, a luxed-out Odyssey minivan, a top-of-the-line CBR sport bike… even an old NSX supercar. Heck, he could probably even get the skunkworks to cook him up a road-going version of ...

Software Bug Prompts Range Rover Recall

On Tuesday, July 14th, 2015
Software Bug Prompts Range Rover Land Rover is recalling more than 65,000 cars to fix a software bug that can unlock the vehicles’ doors.Drivers would get no dashboard warning that the doors of their car had been unlocked, the firm said. The glitch affects Range Rover and Range Rover Sport vehicles sold between 2013 and now. Experts said problems with ...