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All-female motor racing series aims to break through Formula One‘s ‘glass-ceiling‘

A new all-female racing series, aimed at encouraging women racers to get into Formula One, will launch in May 2019. The W Series has the support of several key names within the sport, including former grand prix driver David Coulthard and top car designer Adrian Newey. “In order to be a successful racing driver, you have to be skilled, determined, […]

by December 8, 2019

GM appoints an ex-CIA deputy director to its board

appointed a former deputy director of intelligence at the Central Intelligence Agency to its board on Wednesday. Jami Miscik is the chief executive and vice chair of Kissinger Associates, a political consulting firm founded by former U.S. Secretary of State Henry Kissinger. She has held various top roles at the firm since 2009. Before that, she worked at Lehman Brothers […]

by December 8, 2019

VW taps top Audi executive to run US operations

Volkswagen is hoping to replicate the success it has seen at Audi of America with the appointment of a new CEO at Volkswagen Group of America. Scott Keogh, who has served as president of Audi‘s U.S. division since June of 2012, will become CEO of the Volkswagen Group of America starting Nov. 1. He will replace Hinrich Woebcken, who has […]

by December 8, 2019

Ford is recalling 200 of its $400,000 GT supercars over hydraulic fluid leaks that could start fires

is recalling 200 of its six-figure GT supercars due to hydraulic fluid leaks that can cause fires, the automaker said Wednesday. The recall affects about 176 vehicles in the United States and 18 in Canada, all built from Dec. 20, 2016 through July 31, 2018. In vehicles affected by the problem, hydraulic fluid may leak from valves located underneath the […]

by December 8, 2019
Tesla is close to securing land for its Shanghai factory, report says

Tesla is close to securing land for its Shanghai factory, report says

is moving toward securing a $145 million plot of land for its planned factory in Shanghai, China, , citing unnamed sources. The automaker is the sole bidder on the plot of land, and the Shanghai government could award the deal to Tesla as soon as this month, the report said. Tesla intends to build a factory there capable of making […]

by December 8, 2019