VW confirms its 10-Speed dual-clutch transmission is dead

A number of automakers are offering 9- and 10-speed transmissions. Some are even looking at 11-speed units. The Volkswagen Group had planned to join the fray with its own 10-speed dual-clutch transmission, though the project has been axed. The information was confirmed to Automotive News...

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BMW drops 6-Series coupe

BMW has quietly dropped the coupe body style from its 6-Series range for 2018. It means there are now just the 6-Series Convertible and 6-Series Gran Coupe options. The M6 coupe has also disappeared along with the regular model. A BMW spokesperson confirmed to Road & Track that the 6-Series...

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Major bank lists Tesla as top takeover target for Apple

One could argue that Tesla is viewed as the Apple of the auto industry, even though the financial performance of each company is vastly different. But with the convergence of the auto and tech industries continuing to accelerate, could there be a case for the two companies to be merged? Citigroup...

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BMW M2 spy shots and video

An updated version of the BMW M2 has been spotted testing hard at the Nürburgring. The changes are being introduced as part of a mid-cycle update for the M2 coinciding with similar changes for the regular 2-Series. The updated range is expected for the 2018 model year, meaning a reveal...

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McLaren is searching for the world’s fastest gamer

The late nights spent in front of the Playstation or Xbox may pay off for one lucky racing simulator expert. McLaren has announced its search for the best gamer in its "World's Fastest Gamer" competition. The competition is exactly as it sounds: those who feel up to the task will compete to become...

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