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SEAT Performance Sub-Brand in the Works?

August 10, 2017 at 4:37 PM

Volkswagen AG’s SEAT unit has filed several trademarks that could signify the company is planning to expand its Cupra trim package into a performance sub-brand similar to Audi Sport, BMW M, Mercedes AMG and Volvo Polestar.

2018 Acura RLX Gets Styling Makeover, 10-Speed Transmission

August 10, 2017 at 2:22 PM

Honda Motor Co.’s Acura unit is updating its RLX sedan for the 2018 model year to try to jumpstart the performance model’s slumping sales.

Maybach Droptop Concept to be Unveiled Next Week

August 09, 2017 at 5:13 PM

Daimler AG’s ultra-luxury Maybach brand will take the wraps off a convertible version of its Vision 6 supercar concept next week at the Concours d’Elegance in Pebble Beach, Calif.   

Bimmer Fuel Cell Model in the Works?

August 03, 2017 at 11:56 AM

BMW AG is developing a fuel cell-powered version of its upcoming X7 SUV.   The fuel cell model will be unveiled at next month’s Frankfurt auto show, according to BMWBlog.com, which doesn’t cite its sources.

Tata Suspends Plans for Sporty Sub-Brand

August 03, 2017 at 11:27 AM

India’s Tata Motors Ltd. has halted plans for its Tamo sub-brand and Racemo sporty car, Autocar reports.

Aston Martin Teases New Vantage Supercar

August 02, 2017 at 7:22 AM

Aston Martin Lagonda Ltd. has released a photo showing a camouflaged version of its upcoming V8 Vantage supercar due later this year.

Report: Ferrari Ponders “Utility” Vehicle

August 01, 2017 at 1:05 PM

Ferrari SpA, which has frequently declared it will never build a sport utility vehicle, is considering doing just that, sources tell Bloomberg News.

Tesla Delivers Its First Handful of Model 3 EVs

July 31, 2017 at 12:11 AM

Tesla Inc. delivered the first 30 of its new Model 3 electric sedans last Friday night.

Caddy to Shrink Sedan Lineup, Add SUVs

July 28, 2017 at 12:23 PM

General Motors Co.'s Cadillac luxury unit plans to discontinue its ATS, CTS and XTS sedans in 2019 and replace them with a single model—the upcoming CT5 sedan—by the end of the decade as consumer demand continues to shift toward crossover/SUVs.

Acura to Open Up Sales of NSX GT3 Race Car

July 27, 2017 at 3:20 PM

Honda Motor Co.’s Acura brand will make its NSX GT3 race car available to private owners later this year.

McLaren Readies Next-Gen Supercar

July 26, 2017 at 3:47 PM

McLaren Automotive Ltd. plans to unveil its secretive P15 supercar later this year, Autocar reports.

Next-Gen Suzuki Sport Hot-Hatch to Get Turbo Power

July 25, 2017 at 12:54 PM

Suzuki Motor Corp. says it has completely redesigned and upped the performance of its Swift Sport hatchback for the 2018 model year.