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GM to End Sales in India, Exit South Africa

In a shock announcement, General Motors has said it will stop selling cars in India and will sell its South Africa business to Isuzu. GM’s manufacturing facility at Talegaon in India will switch to producing vehicles for export only, while the Chevrolet brand will be phased out […]

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Pininfarina to Design Cars for Iran’s IKCO

Iran’s national car manufacturer, Iran Khodro, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with a number of automotive companies – both domestic and foreign – to help develop a modular platform that will underpin a new generation of vehicles to be sold under its IKCO […]

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Ford GT to Serve as ‘Test Bed’ for Future Car Design

The team behind the Ford GT supercar says it designed it not only to win races but also to serve as a “test bed” for new technologies and ideas for future vehicles across the Ford line-up. “When we began work on the all-new Ford GT […]

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Nio EP9 Electric Hypercar Sets New Road-Legal Nürburgring Lap Record

The electric NIO EP9 has set a new lap record at the Nürburgring Nordschleife, achieving a lap time of 6m 45.900s. The previous record for a road-legal car was held by Radical’s SR8LM, which lapped the Nürburgring in 6m 48.0s back in 2009. “In October […]

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One-Millionth Porsche 911 Rolls Off the Production Line

In Zuffenhausen this week, the one-millionth 911 model rolled off the production line – a Carrera S in the special colour “Irish Green”, with numerous added features in imitation of the original 911 from 1963. The rear-engined, two-door car remains the most strategically important model in […]

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