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Manufacturing and Engineering

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  • 2015 BMW M3, M4: First Look

     
    Competes with: Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG, Audi RS 5 and several cars in the rumor mill Looks like: The 3 and 4 Series with some aggressive additional bodywork Drivetrain: Turbocharged 3.0-liter inline six with 425 hp and a seven-speed dual clutch......
  • 2012 Aston Martin Virage at 2011 Geneva Motor Show

     
    Competes with: Ferrari 458 Italia, Lamborghini Gallardo, Bentley Continental Supersports Looks like: Every other Aston Martin Drivetrain: 490-hp, 6.0-liter V-12 with six-speed automatic transmission; rear-wheel drive Hits dealerships: May 2011 The...
  • GM is Profitable a Year After Bankruptcy

     
    General Motors reported its first full year of profitability today, making 2010 the first time the automaker has posted profits since 2004. The company's Chief Financial Officer Chris Liddell said it was GM's best year in a decade. It's hard......
  • Hyundai America CEO John Krafcik Steps Down

     
    Just four days after Hyundai and its Kia affiliate settled a $395 million class-action lawsuit, Hyundai America announced that President and CEO John Krafcik will leave on Dec. 31. Krafcik, 52, has been at the Korean automaker since March 2004.......
  • Ford Surges in Consumer Reports' 2011 Report Card

     
    Honda, Subaru and Toyota remain the most well-regarded brands, but Ford and Volvo improved dramatically compared with last year, according to Consumer Reports??? annual auto issue. The scores are a composite of road-test and predicted-reliability scores...
  • Government Wants Delay of Backup Camera Requirement

     
    The Obama administration has asked for more time to finalize proposed rules that would require backup cameras in all vehicles by late 2014. The regulations were supposed to be finalized today, according to the Detroit News. The National Highway Traffic......
  • Top 10 Ways Automotive Numbers Lie

     
    Deciphering truth from fiction in automotive marketing can be tough sometimes, especially if the model in question doesn???t have much to brag about. Over the decades, this helped sway opinions on plenty of models, usually by touting numbers of some......
  • Hyundai-Kia Settles Mileage Lawsuit; Owners Get Lump-Sum Option

     
    In November 2012, an EPA investigation and consumer watchdog complaints led Hyundai and Kia to restate gas mileage on more than two dozen 2011, 2012 and 2013 models. The affiliated Korean automakers conceded interpretation errors on EPA procedures and...
  • Top 10 Best-Selling Cars: February 2011

     
    The chilly weather throughout the country didn???t stop car shoppers in February. Car sales from every major automaker were up, and some like Nissan actually had record February sales last month. General Motor???s sales were up 49%. Toyota saw sales......
  • Recall Alert: 2013 Honda Accord

     
    Honda is recalling 1,659 model-year 2013 versions of the Accord sedan due to a problem with the fuel tank, the automaker announced. The fuel tanks in the affected vehicles may not seal properly at the top of the tank, increasing......
  • Detroit Automakers: City's Bankruptcy Won't Affect Our Operations

     
    Today, Detroit became the largest municipality in U.S. history to file for bankruptcy. The move came as the city faces $18 billion in debt. The Detroit News reports the city reached a deal with some creditors that gives Detroit $11......