Gulf Oil announces multi-year partnership with McLaren

McLaren 720S

McLaren and Gulf Oil International Ltd on Tuesday announced a multi-year strategic partnership that will see Gulf, one of the most popular lubricant brands in the world, partner with world-famous race team McLaren Racing and luxury supercar maker McLaren Automotive. The partnership has reunited two popular brands that have a long-standing and successful history together and symbolizes a […]

South Korea launches safety investigation into Tesla vehicles

Tesla Model 3

South Korea said it is investigating suspected safety issues with automobiles made by U.S. automaker Tesla Inc, which is competing strongly with the Korean automaker Hyundai Motor in the South Korean electric vehicle market. Braking and steering systems which include the Autopilot function were part of the investigation, a transport ministry official informed on Wednesday. The […]

German court opens proceedings over Volkswagen labor pay

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A German court on Tuesday stated it had started proceedings against current and former Volkswagen managers, including management board members, on suspicion they awarded excessive pay to labor leaders in violation of fiduciary duties. Wasting corporate funds is a breach of fiduciary duty in Germany according to the law. A regional court located in Braunschweig, […]

U.S. consumers got $9.8 billion in Volkswagen diesel settlements

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American buyers of polluting Volkswagen vehicles received over $9.8 billion in settlements, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) informed on Monday . Volkswagen agreed to buy back or repair over 550,000 polluting diesel U.S. vehicles following its admission in 2015 that it used secret software to evade emissions tests. The FTC in its final report on […]

Hyundai develops air conditioning technologies to enhance air quality

Hyundai Ioniq

Hyundai Motor on Monday said that it has developed three technologies to manage the air quality in vehicles. These three technologies are After Blow, Multi-Air Mode, and Fine Dust Indicator, as the automaker states. The ‘After Blow’ keeps evaporator dry to suppress mold growth, ‘Multi-Air Mode’ disperses air to decrease direct air contact, while the ‘Fine Dust […]