Auto News http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page=autos http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page=rss/autos.xml News on Autos continually updated from thousands of sources around the net. en-us 240 Copyright 2017, Topix Topix http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page= //static.topixcdn.com/pics/topix_homepage_logo2.png VW hands over regional responsibility to brands http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page=autos/2018/06/vw-hands-over-regional-responsibility-to-brands?fromrss=1 Volkswagen AG is handing responsibility for managing regions to its different brands as part of a broader strategic overhaul to decentralize power at the automaker. CEO Herbert Diess, who took over in April, has embarked on a shake-up of the corporate structure at the company to slim down VW and boost its brands.

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Automotive News Fri, 22 Jun 2018 23:20:02 GMT 1806229F5IPB 0
U.S. and European autos stocks fall on Trump's 20% tariff threat http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page=autos/2018/06/u-s-and-european-autos-stocks-fall-on-trumps-20-tariff-threat?fromrss=1 European and U.S. autos shares fell sharply on Friday after U.S. President Donald Trump threatened a 20 percent tariff on all car imports from the European Union if EU "tariffs and trade barriers" are not removed. Europe's autos stocks sold off rapidly, down as much as 1.3 percent, and Germany's DAX index fell into negative territory, down 0.2 percent as big German carmakers Daimler , Volkswagen and BMW , which are heavily reliant on U.S. car sales, suffered.

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Autoblog Fri, 22 Jun 2018 19:02:26 GMT 180622AP2JR3 0
Here are the top 10 most American-made vehicles: Jeep, Ford, Honda top Cars.com list http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page=autos/2018/06/here-are-the-top-10-most-american-made-vehicles-jeep-ford-honda-top-cars-com-list?fromrss=1 Cars.com reveals its 2018 list of most American-made vehicles. Japanese manufacturer Honda has four models on the list, and U.S. automaker Ford has three.

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USA Today Fri, 22 Jun 2018 19:02:25 GMT 180622O5N66G 0
Uber driver was watching video before fatal self-driving crash, police say http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page=autos/2018/06/uber-driver-was-watching-video-before-fatal-self-driving-crash-police-say?fromrss=1 Police in Tempe, Ariz., said evidence showed the safety driver behind the wheel of a self-driving Uber was distracted and streaming a TV show on her phone until about the time of a fatal accident in March, deeming the crash "entirely avoidable." A 318-page report from the Tempe Police Department, released on Thursday in response to a public records request, said the driver, Rafaela Vasquez, repeatedly looked down and not at the road, glancing up just a half second before the vehicle hit 49-year-old Elaine Herzberg, who was crossing the street at night.

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Automotive News Fri, 22 Jun 2018 14:33:34 GMT 180622RI6L2D 0
Chevy Blazer, an SUV classic, launches a comeback http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page=autos/2018/06/chevy-blazer-an-suv-classic-launches-a-comeback?fromrss=1 But the world has gone mad for SUVs, so an automaker like GM needs to offer one of every imaginable size. This new Blazer is designed to be a little bigger and roomier than the compact Chevrolet Equinox but smaller than the big Traverse crossover SUV with its three rows of seats.

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CNN Fri, 22 Jun 2018 12:13:31 GMT 1806228OC7VI 0
Automakers' sound systems: Crank it, don't yank it http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page=autos/2018/06/automakers-sound-systems-crank-it-dont-yank-it?fromrss=1 Years ago, one of the first things most music lovers did after buying a new vehicle was drive to an aftermarket stereo shop to get the crappy stock components swapped for better gear. And you'd typically get not only better sound but also more bang for your buck.

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Autoblog Fri, 22 Jun 2018 05:45:41 GMT 180621JQF5P0 0
I went to Japan to drive cars, and fell in love with trains | Autoblog in Japan http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page=autos/2018/06/i-went-to-japan-to-drive-cars-and-fell-in-love-with-trains-autoblog-in-japan?fromrss=1 This page is for personal, non-commercial use. You may order presentation ready copies to distribute to your colleagues, customers, or clients, by visiting http://www.autobloglicensing.com Autoblog recently went to Japan to drive cars, ride trains, and talk to carmakers about automotive history and the future of transportation.

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Autoblog Fri, 22 Jun 2018 01:12:15 GMT 180621N1I2AM 0
1962 Ferrari 250 GTO with $45M estimate most expensive car offered at auction http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page=autos/2018/06/1962-ferrari-250-gto-with-45m-estimate-most-expensive-car-offered-at-auction?fromrss=1 Not long after a 1963 Ferrari 250 GTO was sold for a staggering $70 million , another is coming up for sale. At RM Sotheby's Monterey sale in late August, a 1962 250 GTO carries a pre-auction estimate of more than $45 million.

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Autoblog Thu, 21 Jun 2018 16:16:41 GMT 180621H93QAB 0
This Is a 1000-Hp Toyota Hypercar http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page=autos/2018/06/this-is-a-1000-hp-toyota-hypercar?fromrss=1 As far as we're concerned, the Toyota Gazoo Racing Super Sport Concept needs headlights, and should be good to go. Update: At the 2018 24 Hours of Le Mans, Toyota announced that the company is now developing the GR Super Sport Concept as a road car, effectively bringing Le Mans tech to the streets, a first since the GT1 era.

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Popular Mechanics Thu, 21 Jun 2018 11:42:27 GMT 180621VPN35R 0
Toyota Says New Supra Won't Drive Like Anything Like a BMW - What Does That Mean? http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page=autos/2018/06/toyota-says-new-supra-wont-drive-like-anything-like-a-bmw-what-does-that-mean?fromrss=1 The last time Toyota teamed up on production duties with another automaker, we got the GT86 and the Subaru BRZ - cars that are very good, but also nearly identical in every way. We know that the new Toyota Supra will share a platform, transmission and engine with the new BMW Z4, but apparently their driving experiences will be quite different.

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AutoSpies Thu, 21 Jun 2018 07:17:00 GMT 180621I9ANRI 0
Hyundai, Kia and Genesis top critical J. D. Power quality survey http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page=autos/2018/06/hyundai-kia-and-genesis-top-critical-j-d-power-quality-survey?fromrss=1 Hyundai, Kia and Genesis top critical J. D. Power quality survey The J.D. Power Initial Quality Study is one of the most closely watched gauges in the industry Check out this story on USATODAY.com: https://usat.ly/2K2CFJS DETROIT -- South Korea's three major auto brands lead one of the auto industry's most closely watched gauges of automotive quality, gaining even more momentum compared to last year. Hyundai, Kia and the luxury brand, Genesis, hold the top three spots in the J.D. Power 2018 U.S. Initial Quality Study, it was revealed Wednesday.

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USA Today Thu, 21 Jun 2018 02:50:05 GMT 180620PLR88T 0
VW, Ford eye alliance to develop 'potential products across a number of areas' http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page=autos/2018/06/vw-ford-eye-alliance-to-develop-potential-products-across-a-number-of-areas?fromrss=1 Farley: "This potential alliance with the Volkswagen Group is another example of how we can become more fit as a business." DETROIT/FRANKFURT -- Volkswagen and Ford are exploring a development and production alliance for commercial vehicles, including vans, and possibly other projects that could strengthen both companies' competitiveness.

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Automotive News Wed, 20 Jun 2018 22:25:44 GMT 180620PMJCF7 0
Volvo CEO backs no vehicle tariffs in U.S., China, Europe as South Carolina plant opens http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page=autos/2018/06/volvo-ceo-backs-no-vehicle-tariffs-in-u-s-china-europe-as-south-carolina-plant-opens?fromrss=1 Volvo is opening its first U.S. automotive plant - a $1.1 billion factory in Charleston, South Carolina - in a serendipitous stroke amid concerns about a trade war undermining foreign imports. The plant will eventually have 4,000 jobs and will initially make the Volvo S60 sedan.

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USA Today Wed, 20 Jun 2018 18:05:01 GMT 1806205B37I1 0
Porsche buys a 10-percent stake in the Croatian brand building a 2,000-hp EV http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page=autos/2018/06/porsche-buys-a-10-percent-stake-in-the-croatian-brand-building-a-2-000-hp-ev?fromrss=1 Croatian start-up Rimac made waves at the 2018 Geneva auto show when it unveiled the C Two concept, an electric hypercar powered by a 2,000-horsepower electric drivetrain. The jaw-dropping specifications sheet evidently caught the attention of Porsche.

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Digital Trends Wed, 20 Jun 2018 13:24:33 GMT 180620P0I8TP 0
Many of the BMM 5 Series models rely on a 2.0-liter engine with dual turbochargers. http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page=autos/2018/06/many-of-the-bmm-5-series-models-rely-on-a-2-0-liter-engine-with-dual-turbochargers?fromrss=1 Registration will allow you to post comments on newstimes.com and create a newstimes.com Subscriber Portal account for you to manage subscriptions and email preferences. When certain cars turn 3 years old, they present a buying opportunity for smart car shoppers.

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News Times Wed, 20 Jun 2018 08:36:54 GMT 180620QAR30U 0
Trump says 'getting there' in NAFTA talks with Canada, Mexico http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page=autos/2018/06/trump-says-getting-there-in-nafta-talks-with-canada-mexico?fromrss=1 President Donald Trump said on Tuesday progress was being made in slow-moving talks to update the NAFTA trade accord among the United States, Canada and Mexico, but he held out the prospect of creating bilateral pacts if a three-way deal could not be reached. "We're trying to equalize it.

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Automotive News Wed, 20 Jun 2018 03:50:03 GMT 180619LH8U0S 0
The Koch Brothers Are Using The Promise Of Driverless Cars To Kill Public Transit Projects http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page=autos/2018/06/the-koch-brothers-are-using-the-promise-of-driverless-cars-to-kill-public-transit-projects?fromrss=1 The idea with autonomous driving technology is that, eventually, the driver will be removed from the equation to do whatever they want while their car drives itself. That vision, however, is decades away from becoming reality, if ever.

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Jalopnik Tue, 19 Jun 2018 22:58:50 GMT 180619AE29J1 0