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  • Tesla plans to raise almost $2 billion to build battery factory

    Tesla Motors Inc. wants to raise almost $2 billion to help fund a giant battery factory in the Southwestern U.S. to supply its electric vehicles. The Palo Alto automaker said Wednesday that it plans to build a "gigafactory" that would slash the cost...
  • As many as 303 deaths linked to faulty ignition switches in recalled GM cars

    As many as 303 deaths linked to faulty ignition switches in recalled GM cars
    As many as 303 deaths could have been caused by a defect that recently prompted General Motors to recall 1.6 million cars, according to a new report commissioned by an independent consumer watchdog group. GM has acknowledged only 12 deaths linked to...
  • Porsche's success looms over Maserati sales push

    Porsche's success looms over Maserati sales push
    MILAN (Reuters) - As Fiat Chrysler moves to reinvent its small Maserati brand as a serious rival to the world's luxury car makers, the pressure to succeed is all the greater for the startling success of Germany's Porsche. The German sportscar maker has...
  • Baseball UPDATE: How players from Hampton Roads are faring in the majors and minors (through 6/13)

    All in all, Hampton Roads baseball fans hope their major-league contingent will see better days than they have in the first third of the 2014 season. Michael Cuddyer has a fractured shoulder. Ryan Zimmerman missed much of the lineup with a hand injury,...
  • Tesla's fight with Chris Christie could shutter New Jersey stores

    Tesla's fight with Chris Christie could shutter New Jersey stores
    The strategy of Tesla Motors to sell its electric Model S sports sedan through company-owned stores took a hit this week when New Jersey required that autos sold in the state have to move through a middleman, namely a dealer. At the urging of auto...
  • Rapid Review: Mercedes' 577-horsepower E63 AMG Wagon is a supercar with baggage

    Rapid Review: Mercedes' 577-horsepower E63 AMG Wagon is a supercar with baggage
    Its resume reads like an overachieving supercar. A twin-turbocharged V-8 unleashes 577 horsepower to all four wheels, it takes 3.6 seconds to go from zero to 60 mph, the sticker price passes $100,000 even quicker than that, and it’s a station...
  • 2014 New York Auto Show Winners and Losers

    2014 New York Auto Show Winners and Losers
    This year's New York auto show is packed with redesigns and updates to some of the best-selling cars on the market. However, it was hard not to notice the lack of flash that normally accompanies an auto show. Despite a slew of introductions, there was...
  • 2015 Audi A3 entices entry-level buyers to luxury brand

    2015 Audi A3 entices entry-level buyers to luxury brand
    Want to know what the hottest thing in the luxury segment is these days? You're looking at it: Small, entry-level sedans from established luxury brands aiming to suck the millennial generation in with enticing design, luxury content and the latest in...
  • GM responds to safety scandal by recalling 1.5 million more vehicles

    In its latest reaction to a mounting safety scandal, General Motors Co. recalled 1.5 million more vehicles and set aside $300 million to pay for repairs. The move follows the automaker's apologies over delays in fixing a deadly ignition switch problem....
  • GM appoints safety chief to deal with mounting recall crisis

    GM appoints safety chief to deal with mounting recall crisis
    Beset by criticism that it did not move quickly enough to fix an ignition switch problem linked to 12 fatal crashes, General Motors on Tuesday named a vehicle safety chief charged with identifying and resolving product safety issues. Jeff Boyer, who has...
  • First drive: Volkswagen's all-electric 2015 e-Golf

    First drive: Volkswagen's all-electric 2015 e-Golf
    For several years, Volkswagen has been watching the race to develop viable electric cars from the sidelines. But this fall, the German automaker will bring its first all-electric vehicle to the U.S., a battery-powered version of the venerable Golf,...