BMW North America to get new CEO

Effective March 1, BMW North America will have a new CEO. Bernhard Kuhnt will take over the position from Ludwig Willisch, who stays on as Head of BMW Group Region Americas. Willisch took on the North American CEO role in late 2011. Kuhnt had previously spent nine years in sales management in the United States for BMW and is currently in charge of…

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VW reaches $1B settlement for cars with 3.0-liter diesels

The Volkswagen Group on Tuesday announced it reached a $1 billion settlement with regulators in the United States to resolve claims related to its vehicles fitted with 3.0-liter diesel engines. The settlement still needs to be approved by U.S. District Judge Charles R. Breyer, who is presiding over cases related to the automaker’s diesel…

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2018 Holden Commodore revealed, previews 2018 Buick Regal

Holden on Tuesday revealed its redesigned Commodore sedan, a slightly revised version of which will be sold in the United States as the 2018 Buick Regal (shown below). The only real difference between the Holden and Buick versions will be a more conventional notchback sedan shape for the Regal instead of the Commodore’s fastback look. The…

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McLaren lets owners extend warranties to 12 years

Breathe easy, elite members of society. McLaren is here to make sure you don’t have to spend too much money fixing your supercars. How? McLaren is going to let buyers extend their warranty plans up to 12 years. The McLaren warranty is of the extended variety and is a nice jump over the standard warranty offered with the car. Right out of the gate…

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All Volvo S90 sedans to be made in China

Volvo has confirmed that China will eventually become the exclusive hub for production of its S90 sedan. That means all S90s sold in the United States will eventually be sourced from China instead of Sweden where the sedans are currently sourced from. “China will play an increasingly important part in our global manufacturing…

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Circa-1990 Nissan Sentra to finally cease production in Mexico

While Nissan in the United States is busy promoting its new turbocharged Sentra SR, the company’s counterparts down in Mexico are marking the end of an era: the Nissan Tsuru, which was sold here as the Sentra in the early 1990s, is finally going out of production. With more than 1.8 million built since 1992, the Tsuru remains one of the most…

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Jannarelly Design-1, Lynk & Co 01, street-legal McLaren P1 GTR: This Week’s Top Photos

Sports car fans now have a new option for a lightweight road and track car, thanks to startup Jannarelly. The company’s recently revealed Design-1 is now available in the United States as Jannarelly has signed a local importer and plans to start deliveries in November. Crucially, the car is street legal in every state. Another startup that…

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Report: Fisker may be stuffing the online ballot box

Our good friends over at The Truth About Cars have an in-depth and interesting story about some—let’s say, inconsistencies—associated with media coverage of designer Henrik Fisker’s latest venture. Specifically, the comment box below many articles about Fisker Inc. We highly recommend hitting the link and following the trail Mark…

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2018 Audi A5 Sportback, 2018 Land Rover Discovery, LaFerrari Aperta: This Week’s Top Photos

This week we saw Audi reveal the second generation of its A5 Sportback, in both regular and sporty S5 trim. The previous generation was never sold in the United States but the new one arrives in local showrooms in the first half of 2017. It’s a handsome car, though according to your comments the design is no longer so avant-garde. One of the…

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AC to build nine "continuation" Cobras

Continuation Cobras have been part of Shelby American’s core business model for a while, but AC—the firm that made the Ace that Carroll Shelby turned to for his ferocious sports car—is just now getting in on the game. AC is set to build just nine cars built to the same specs as the original, 1962 Shelby Cobra. The nine cars will be…

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