Daimler Recalls 1.29 Million U.S. Vehicles For Software Issue

Daimler AG’s U.S. unit Mercedes – Benz USA said Saturday it is recalling 1.29 million  vehicles sold since 2016 because software may fail to communicate correct vehicle location in the event of a crash. The recall covers some 2016-2021 model year CLS – Class, GLA -Class, GLS-Class, SLC-Class, A-Class, GT-Class, C-Class, E-Class, S-Class, CLS – … More Daimler Recalls 1.29 Million U.S. Vehicles For Software Issue

BUSINESS | McLaren Optimistic On Prospects For Automotive, Says Walsh

The McLaren Group is optimistic about the prospects for its luxury sportscar maker after the COVID-19 pandemic dealt a big hit to revenues this year, executive chairman Paul Walsh said on Sunday. McLaren’s third – quarter results published in November group revenues up 60% on the previous quarter but down 61% on the corresponding period … More BUSINESS | McLaren Optimistic On Prospects For Automotive, Says Walsh

BUSINESS | Volkswagen Plans Small Electric Car For The Masses

MILAN – – Volkswagen is bringing forward the development of a small electric car for the mass market in anticipation of tougher climate regulations, according to plans seen by Reuters, as it seeks to boost sales in a new green era. Under the project dubbed ‘Small BEV’ (Battery Electric Vehicle)’, engineers are racing to develop … More BUSINESS | Volkswagen Plans Small Electric Car For The Masses

LIFESTYLE | Aston Martin’s New 007 ‘No Time To Die’ Inspired Vantage And DBS Superleggera

To celebrate the upcoming 25th James Bond ‘No Time To Die’, Aston Martin’s bespoke division is releasing two special 007 editions of the Vantage and DBS Superleggera. Just as much as one associates a martini ‘shaken and stirred’ with special agent 007 James Bond, it is undoubtedly British automaker Aston Martin that jumps to mind … More LIFESTYLE | Aston Martin’s New 007 ‘No Time To Die’ Inspired Vantage And DBS Superleggera

BUSINESS | McLaren Looks To Asia And Hybrid Cars To Stay On Track

MILAN | ITALY – British exotic sports car maker McLaren Automotive will bank on expanded sales in Asia and a new generation of hybrid cars as it steers toward a potential public offering, the company’s chief executive said on Tuesday. ‘We need to put more cars into Asia”, McLaren CEO Mike Flewitt said in a … More BUSINESS | McLaren Looks To Asia And Hybrid Cars To Stay On Track

BUSINESS | BMW Unveils X6 In The World’s “Blackest Black”

JEDDAH, SAUDI ARABIA – Vantablack, the world’s “blackest black”, has had a controversial start to life, and now it’s coming to a special edition BMW X6. The one-off X6 with a Vantablack VBx2 finish will be unveiled at the Frankfurt Motor Show, where BMW will premiere the third-generation of the vehicle, according to a statement … More BUSINESS | BMW Unveils X6 In The World’s “Blackest Black”

WORLD NEWS | Bugatti Went 305 Miles Per Hour. That’s Record

JEDDAH, SAUDI ARABIA – After one of its cars made a high-speed run on a German test track, Bugatti says it is the first production auto manufacturer to make a car that exceeded 300 miles per hour. A specially modified Bugatti Chiron, driven by Bugatti test drive Andy Wallace, went 304.8 miles per hour on … More WORLD NEWS | Bugatti Went 305 Miles Per Hour. That’s Record

BUSINESS | 2019 Mercedes – Benz G – class Diesel – Why They Should Offer It Stateside

LOS Angeles, SUA – The Mercedes – Benz G – Class is a legendary off –roader. You can spot the vehicle’s iconic silhouette from a mile away, with a signature box military – like body style and circular LED daytime running lights. In 2018, Mercedes fully redesigned and updated the G-Class, bringing its interior up … More BUSINESS | 2019 Mercedes – Benz G – class Diesel – Why They Should Offer It Stateside

BUSINESS | BMW and Daimler Team Up On Automated Driving

Bucharest, Romania – Some 1,200 developers at BMV and Daimler will team up to develop automated driving technology, the companies said on Thursday, the latest carmakers forced to pool their development resources at a time of shrinking margins. The strategic partnership will focus on developing technologies for assisted driving systems, automated driving on highways and … More BUSINESS | BMW and Daimler Team Up On Automated Driving