Lamborghini

Ultraluxury, exotic marques embrace SUVs and variants

12:01 am U.S. ET | May 7, 2018

In the past year, several notable ultraluxury and exotic nameplates have been freshened or redesigned as automakers look to drive sales and expand brand presence.... Read More »

VIDEO: AutoNews Now: SUVs ride high into ultraluxury market

3:15 pm U.S. ET | Jan. 24, 2018

SUVs ride high into ultraluxury market: 'Closed-room' reveals at Rolls; Lambo sees double with Urus; Bentley Bentayga boom; Ferrari, Aston plans; Baby Jeep on board?; 'Start' for AVs.... Read More »

Porsche to develop EV supercar platform

Jan. 11, 2018 06:01 CET

Porsche will develop a platform for electric sports cars and supercars that may also be used by Audi and Lamborghini. The architecture will be parent VW Group's third purpose-built platform for full-electric cars.... Read More »

Lamborghini makes room for Urus production

12:01 am U.S. ET | Dec. 25, 2017

Just a few steps from where Lamborghini hand-assembles six Aventadors and 12 Huracan supercars a day, the automaker has built a gleaming production center for the Urus.... Read More »

Raging bulls, lip action and Harrison Ford: Lamborghini's 2019 Urus and what people are saying

9:51 am U.S. ET | Dec. 19, 2017

Lamborghini took the covers off the production version of its ultraluxury SUV this month. The Urus has 650 hp under the hood and a starting price of $237,000. Lamborghini plans to build about 1,000 units of the SUV next year, then increase volume to 3,500 annually in 2019, with the option to expand to 4,000 units if demand is higher, which, in turn, would set yearly production records for the exotic automaker. Here's what people are saying about the Urus.
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Lamborghini bets on power with Urus SUV

12:01 am U.S. ET | Dec. 11, 2017

Lamborghini's 650-hp, $237,000 Urus is poised to enter at the top of the ultraluxury SUV segment, which already includes the Bentley Bentayga and Mercedes-Benz G 65 AMG, with Aston Martin, Ferrari and Rolls-Royce poised to enter the fast-growing sector .... Read More »

AUTOMOTIVE NEWS EUROPE MONTHLY MAGAZINE

Lamborghini bets on power with Urus SUV

Dec. 4, 2017 06:01 CET

Lamborghini says its new Urus SUV will stand out from rivals because of its high performance. The 650-hp Urus outpowers the 608-hp Bentley Bentayga and the 629-hp Mercedes-Benz G 65 AMG.... Read More »

AUTOMOTIVE NEWS EUROPE MONTHLY MAGAZINE

Check out the ANE monthly magazine for December

Dec. 4, 2017 19:00 CET

The latest issue of the Automotive News Europe monthly magazine is ready to view. The new edition looks why what makes Lamborghini so bullish about its first SUV, a product that marks a big shift for a company best known for building two-seat supercars.... Read More »

Q&A: STEFANO DOMENICALI

SUV is expected to double Lamborghini sales

12:01 am U.S. ET | Dec. 4, 2017

In this Q&A, Lamborghini's CEO discusses the brand's plans for its first SUV, possibly its first 2+2 sports car since 1968, and electrified powertrains.... Read More »

Lamborghini on the fast track to heaven?

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 20, 2017

When you're the pope, you tend to get lavish gifts from visitors. Lamborghini just took it up a notch.... Read More »

VIDEO: First Shift: A speedy surprise at Tesla truck reveal

8:30 am U.S. ET | Nov. 17, 2017

At semi-truck reveal, Tesla hauls out a surprise roadster; Nissan blames inspection scandal on lack of trained staff; Enlisting Ford expertise in cancer fight; A papal Lamborghini.... Read More »

Pope gets $200,000 Lamborghini to auction for charity

Nov. 15, 2017 17:42 CET

Pope Francis was given a $200,000 Lamborghini Huracan, which will be auctioned to raise money for charity. The Vatican said the money would go to projects to help Christians rebuild their homes in Iraq.... Read More »

EXOTIC SUPERPOWERS

Lamborghini, MIT envision the self-healing electric supercar

6:04 pm U.S. ET | Nov. 7, 2017

The next generation of Lamborghinis -- previewed with the Terzo Millennio concept -- could act as their own superpowered batteries and be able to repair themselves.... Read More »

Lamborghini retools for new type of customer

12:01 am U.S. ET | Oct. 14, 2017

As Lamborghini doubles capacity at its factory in Italy to build the new Urus crossover, it also is preparing dealers for sweeping operational and infrastructure changes.... Read More »

Exotics grow greener and taller

12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 25, 2017

Once confined to the mundane world of Priuses and Volts, electrification is bringing sexy back, seeping into the highest echelons of the automotive stratosphere.... Read More »

Lamborghini's crossover moment arrives

12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 25, 2017

Lamborghini will keep churning out variants to sustain interest in its two main nameplates, while the addition of a utility vehicle will introduce a new look to the brand's profile.... Read More »

EV holdouts: Ferrari and Lamborghini

2:54 pm U.S. ET | Sept. 12, 2017

Ferrari and Lamborghini are working on hybrid sports cars but have no plans to develop wholly electric models, even as the industry races to design and engineer emissions-free light vehicles.... Read More »

AUTOMOTIVE NEWS EUROPE MONTHLY MAGAZINE

Check out the ANE monthly magazine for July

July 3, 2017 06:01 CET

The latest issue of the Automotive News Europe monthly magazine is ready to view. The new edition looks at the significant shifts taking place at Porsche to help it keep pace with the industry’s game-changing megatrends.... Read More »

ANE's July issue goes live Monday

June 30, 2017 06:01 CET

The latest issue of the Automotive News Europe monthly magazine goes live on Monday, July 3. The new edition looks at the significant shifts taking place at Porsche to help it keep pace with the industry’s game-changing megatrends.... Read More »

2017 AUTOMOTIVE NEWS EUROPE CONGRESS

Lamborghini boss uses F1 experience to push brand further

June 22, 2017 06:01 CET

Lamborghini CEO Stefano Domenicali is trying to instill a sense of urgency in the supercar maker that he says helped keep him sharp when he was head of Ferrari's Formula One team.... Read More »

Lamborghini CEO to speak at Europe congress

12:01 am U.S. ET | June 5, 2017

Lamborghini CEO Stefano Domenicali, who is on track to double the Italian sports car maker's annual production, will speak at the Automotive News Europe Congress on June 21 in Barcelona.
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Lamborghini's first SUV will pump out 650 hp

12:01 am U.S. ET | May 15, 2017

The new V-8 twin turbo engine in Lamborghini's Urus SUV will churn out 650 hp.... Read More »

Audi's equal-pay spot helps brand top automakers in February Twitter engagement

3:30 pm U.S. ET | March 13, 2017

Audi topped auto brands in Twitter engagement in February with help from its Super Bowl spot that addressed pay equality.... Read More »

VIDEO: AutoNews Now: CIA leaks add fuel to hacking concerns

2:45 pm U.S. ET | March 9, 2017

CIA leaks add fuel to hacking concerns; Magna concept blends fuel cell, EV; Honda teases new Clarity models; Lamborghini EV?; Cadillac CTS gets talking-car tech; A $2.4M roadster.... Read More »

Lamborghini is open to considering electric supercar

March 9, 2017 09:46 CET

Lamborghini is open to a full-electric addition to its lineup, CEO Stefano Domenicali said, evidence that parent VW Group's interest in producing zero-emission vehicles could extend to the very top end of its brands.... Read More »

 
Can autonomous vehicles be developed without risking lives?

Dave Guilford
12:01 am U.S. ET | May 14 2018

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Porsche wants Chinese buyers to love the 911

Christiaan Hetzner
4:31 am U.S. ET | May 11 2018

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China may be Porsche's biggest market but sales of its 911 sports car are poor. ...
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Lessons learned from DaimlerChrysler

Richard Johnson
8:50 am U.S. ET | May 9 2018

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Conventional wisdom is that the combining of Daimler-Benz with Chrysler failed because of a clash of cultures, but that's an oversimplification. ...
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VW hopes marketing overhaul will banish diesel stain

Christiaan Hetzner
12:01 am U.S. ET | May 1 2018

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VW will support the launch of its I.D. ...
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Renault's push to grow outside Europe is off to a mixed start

Peter Sigal
8:50 am U.S. ET | April 27 2018

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Carlos Ghosn is betting that Renault's sales outside of Europe will drive revenues over the next six years. ...
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Why it won't be easy for global automakers to part with Chinese partners

Yang Jian
12:01 am U.S. ET | April 23 2018

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The Chinese government will phase out restrictions on foreign ownership of joint ventures with domes ...
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Schaeffler looks beyond ball-bearings with future urban mobility ideas

Peter Sigal
4:52 am U.S. ET | April 19 2018

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Schaeffler is looking toward the future of mobility with new products that include the Mover, a comp ...
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Key takeaways from VW's wild week

Christiaan Hetzner
7:13 am U.S. ET | April 13 2018

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Audi loses, Porsche wins and why VW Group parted ways with Matthias Mueller were among the key takea ...
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Pininfarina preps H500 concept as Tesla fighter

Jay Ramey
12:01 am U.S. ET | April 13 2018

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Pininfarina is joining with Hong Kong's Hybrid Kinetic Group to develop "clean energy vehicles," and ...
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Jaguar said to be planning Porsche Cayenne rival

Wesley Wren
12:01 am U.S. ET | April 12 2018

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Jaguar has another street-minded crossover in the works, one with the Porsche Cayenne in its sights, ...
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