German boutique automaker Gumpert is coming back to life with a new name and a new owner

A group of Hong Kong-based investors has purchased Gumpert, a German boutique car maker that filed for bankruptcy in 2012. The investors hope to re-launch Gumpert by hiring the company's founder to develop new models.
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CES 2016 video sneak peek: 6 trends that will dominate the show floor 3:12

We’ve already read the tea leaves, and we can tell you CES 2016 will be more about evolution than revolution. To illustrate what we mean, here are the six big trends we’ll be seeing at the show this year.

Jaguar wants to stay exclusive while rapidly growing model lines

Ian Callum, lead designer for Jaguar, has announced that the UK automaker plans to replace its XJ flagship sedan and may add a sub-XE model. Callum also expressed desire to keep production limited to maintain exclusivity.

Weekly Rewind: AT&T kills contracts, a deep space habitat, and $100 3D printers

In the tech world, a lot happens in a week. So much news goes on, in fact, that it's almost impossible for mere mortals with real lives to keep track of everything. That’s why we’ve compiled a quick and dirty list of the top 10 tech…

Stormtrooper’s day off: Putting the galaxy on hold to enjoy Dodge’s Charger SRT Hellcat

The life of a modern Stormtrooper isn’t all about intergalactic conflict. Sometimes you need to relax, recharge, or just run errands. Whatever the mission may be, Dodge’s 707 HP Charger SRT Hellcat Star Wars Edition is up to the task.

Tesla Model S bursts into flames while super charging in Norway

At a SuperCharger station in Norway yesterday, a Tesla Model S burst into flames mid-charge, leaving the vehicle completely incinerated. Fortunately, no one was injured in the blast.

Mercedes developing EV platform that will spawn four new models

A new report suggests that Mercedes-Benz is developing an EV platform that will eventually underpin four all-new models. Called EVA, the architecture will initially lay the foundation for an electric sedan due in 2018 that slots between the…

5 resolutions car companies should make for 2016 (listen up, VW)

We think automakers should follow our example and make new year's resolutions, so we’ve taken the liberty of offering a few suggestions of how they can improve their image, the environment, and their products.

Faraday Future's autonomous CES concept stars in new teaser clip ahead of debut

Faraday Future, the Las Vegas-based automotive startup, has revealed a teaser video of its CES-bound concept ahead of its debut. The clip reveals that the autonomous concept will sport lightweight construction materials.