Volkswagen shares plunge nearly 20 percent after the German carmaker admitted it had rigged emissions tests of diesel-powered vehicles in the United States, and U.S. authorities said they would widen their probe to other automakers.
Porsche driven by Mark Webber, Brendon Hartley and Timo Bernhard wins Nurburgring six hours endurance race.
(Reuters Business Report) – Fierce rivals turn business partners as Germany’s big three carmakers join forces to buy Nokia’s mapping business HERE.
BMW, Audi and Daimler’s Mercedes will pay equal stakes totalling 2.5 billion euros.
Brazil’s Lucas di Grassi is disqualified from winning the Berlin ePrix after illegal modifications were found to have been made to his car, giving victory to Jerome D’Ambrosio of Belgium.
(REUTERS) – Ugly grills? Ever since they came to the market, these ‘Predator’ faces on the Lexus have turned heads.
And that’s the design shock therapy Toyota Motors’ global design chief, Tokuo Fukuichi, is aiming for.
Nelson Piquet, Jr claims win at the Formula E Long Beach ePrix in California.
(Reuters Business Report) – MAD MEN TV SHOW: “Nostalgia, it’s delicate, but potent”
And that is where Ford is betting billions – on nostalgia – as it brings back the classic Lincoln Continental brand and its luxury appeal.
USA (Next Media) – Delphi Automotive hopes their self-driving car will travel across the country on Sunday. The Audi SQ5 will travel 3,500 miles from San Francisco, California to New York City, New York. It is the first coast-to-coast trip by an autonomous vehicle, and arguably the longest automated drive ever attempted.
(NVO) – Four people were killed in two separate motorway collisions on Saturday (February 14) in Britain.
Three men died when a coach crashed into the Audi in which they were traveling north on the M1 motorway, near Flitwick in Bedfordshire. A fourth man was taken to hospital.