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2020 Mercedes-Benz GLB 250 First Drive: Giving People 2019-12-13 04:00:54Hey, can we talk? You, the car enthusiast who devours MotorTrend for the high-end stuff. And you, too, the retail-ready shopper who comes to us for pr

2018 BMW X3 M40i Verdict: What We Liked 2019-12-13 04:00:25The day I’ve been dreading has finally come. BMW wants its X3 M40i back and I’m beyond bummed. Even after approximately 12 months and 30,8

2021 Cadillac Escalade to Debut February 4 in 2019-12-12 19:28:01General Motors can’t wait to show the world the fifth-generation Cadillac Escalade. The world premiere is set for February 4 in Los Angeles, in

Future of Cadillac Is Electric-Only Vehicles With Real 2019-12-12 19:12:25Most, if not all, Cadillacs sold globally will have real names—not alphanumeric names—and be electric vehicles by 2030. The transition fro

IRS or Die: How the 2021 Chevrolet Tahoe 2019-12-12 15:31:27Not everyone would put their job on the line for an independent rear suspension. Tim Herrick is not everyone. The career engineer at General Motors sp

Drifting the 2020 Porsche Taycan 4S in Finland 2019-12-12 04:00:55In Finland, local Napue gin has been the go-to for a proper gin and tonic with some cranberries for color and a sprig of rosemary, kind of like Christ

How Much Will Tesla Cybertruck Insurance Cost? 2019-12-12 04:00:40We’re still in collective shock from Tesla’s Cybertruck reveal. From its wild stainless steel body to its work-in-progress armor glass, th

2020 Mazda CX-9 Review: 5 Things We Learned 2019-12-12 04:00:23If you had to drive your family and all of their gear to Las Vegas for a holiday weekend, what three-row SUV would you take? Along the way to Sin City

2021 Volkswagen Atlas First Look: Atlas Stretched 2019-12-11 16:50:23It’s been just three years since the Volkswagen Atlas burst onto the full-figured three-row crossover SUV scene, but it’s getting a thorou

OFFICIAL: Porsche Taycan Turbo Range Pales Against Tesla 2019-12-11 12:46:32The 2020 Porsche Taycan Turbo has received its official EPA range rating, and there’s no way of putting it lightly: It pales in comparison to ri

2021 Chevrolet Tahoe First Ride: Chevy’s Plan to 2019-12-11 04:00:55General Motors owns the large SUV space with Chevrolet Tahoe/Suburban, which are by far the market share leaders—and if you add their brand sibl

The Ford Mustang Mach-E Is an SUV Short 2019-12-11 04:00:21There comes a certain set of expectations when an automaker labels a vehicle an SUV. I’ve heard plenty of talk about whether Ford’s new ba

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Uber's Alarming Crime Report, T-Mobile's 5G Test, and 2019-12-06 17:47:08Catch up on the most important news from today in two minutes or less.

Uber's Crime Report Is ‘Highly Alarming,’ Says a 2019-12-06 13:54:15In its first compilation, the ride-hail service says there were more than 3,000 sexual assaults related to Uber rides last year, up 4% from the year b

Physics Explains Why You Can’t Open a Plane 2019-12-06 10:00:00A British Airways passenger caused chaos after trying to open the aircraft door during a flight, but air pressure and clever design make it impossible

Now iPhone Users Can Tap Waymo's Self-Driving Ride-Hail 2019-12-05 13:00:00The Google sibling says it has 1,500 monthly riders, including some who are chauffeured without a human backup driver.

Elon Musk on the Stand: ‘Pedo Guy’ Doesn't 2019-12-04 12:18:42The Tesla CEO defended himself by arguing semantics on the first day of a defamation trial that stems from an insult Musk made on Twitter.

Flying Car Leaders Talk Public Perception at a 2019-12-04 08:00:00At a Texas conference hosted by Ross Perot Jr., air taxi innovators focused on how to get the public onboard with their ideas.

Teaching Self-Driving Cars to Watch for Unpredictable Humans 2019-12-04 07:00:00You drive differently for Sunday errands than when you're late to pick up the kids. Researchers are teaching robots how to grapple with that.

Elon Musk’s Slander Trial, Offensive Ornaments on Amazon, 2019-12-03 17:12:17Catch up on the most important news from today in two minutes or less.

Elon Musk to Testify as Diver's Slander Trial 2019-12-03 08:00:00A trial beginning in Los Angeles is the latest chapter in a saga that began with Musk's plan to use a mini-sub to rescue a trapped soccer team.

Tesla Has Found a Use for Lasers—Cleaning Glass 2019-12-03 07:00:00The electric automaker shuns lasers for its self-driving features. But a patent application foresees using the technology to clean windshields and cam

NYC Has an Old-Timey Plan to Fix Its 2019-12-02 13:05:20As the city plans out its congestion charge, critics are already saying it would do well to take a few lessons from London. 

How Airports Are Protecting Themselves Against Rising Seas 2019-12-02 07:00:00Many of the nation's busiest airports are subject to increased flooding from climate change. So they're building seawalls and relocating sensitive e

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Cadillac almost all-EV by 2030 2019-12-13 11:28:00General Motors expects a majority, if not all, of its Cadillac cars and SUVs sold globally to be all electric vehicles by 2030, according to a company

RHA urges UK PM to collaborate post-election 2019-12-13 06:54:00Britain's Road Haulage Association (RHA)  has congratulated Boris Johnson on his "emphatic general election win" for the Conservativ

Daimler Trucks replaces exterior mirrors with cameras 2019-12-13 06:34:00Daimler Trucks Mercedes brand is replacing large exterior mirrors with small streamlined camera arms mounted on the roof frame.

FCA reorganises new product development engineering 2019-12-13 05:43:00Fiat-Chrysler (FCA) is to consolidate its new product engineering and development units into a new global unit that it says will lead to faster speed

VW passes 2018 volume tally in November 2019 2019-12-13 05:30:00Volkswagen Group sales rose 5.1% year on year to 988,800 vehicles worldwide.

BorgWarner shows tech at EV Japan 2020 2019-12-13 05:04:00BorgWarner will unveil its technologies for electrified vehicles at 11th EV Japan 2020, to be held from 15-17 January in Tokyo as part of Automotive W

GKN launches next electrification strategy 2019-12-13 04:59:00GKN Automotive has launched the next phase in its electrification strategy.

Trancom and Hino Motors enter capital and business 2019-12-13 04:57:00Trancom Co., Ltd., and Hino Motors, Ltd. have entered a capital and business alliance aimed at solving social issues pertaining to logistics at an ear

BMW Group shares AI algorithms used in production 2019-12-13 04:40:00The BMW Group says it is using a growing number of artificial intelligence (AI) applications in production and is putting them on an open source platf

TRB to open Kentucky composites centre 2019-12-13 03:49:00TRB Lightweight Structures is to open a composites manufacturing centre in Richmond, Kentucky, as a joint venture with Toyota Tsusho Am

TRB announces US factory 2019-12-12 11:32:00TRB Lightweight Structures has announced it will soon open a composites manufacturing centre in Richmond, Kentucky, as a joint venture with Toyota Tsu

China vehicle sales continue to fall in November 2019-12-12 10:59:00New vehicle sales in China declined by 3.6% to 2.46m units in November from already weak year earlier sales of 2.55m units, according to data released

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Dodge adds AWD to sporty Charger GT for 2019-12-13 08:45:00Dodge on Thursday added one extra model to its 2020 Charger lineup: the Charger GT AWD. All-wheel drive is only available on the base Charger SXT at p

Motor Authority Best Car To Buy 2020 nominee: 2019-12-13 08:00:00Not much has changed in more than six decades for Porsche. Then again, nearly everything has changed for the 911, too. The looks of Porsche's quintes

2021 Nissan Rogue spy shots 2019-12-13 07:00:00A prototype for a redesigned Nissan Rogue has been spotted again. Nissan's popular compact crossover SUV was last redesigned for 2014 and given an up

Cadillac's boring alphanumeric names on the way out 2019-12-13 06:00:00Cadillac's history is full of evocative names, such as Eldorado and DeVille, but today the only vehicle in the lineup without a nondescript alphanume

Don't expect an electric Ferrari before 2025 2019-12-13 02:45:00Despite former Ferrari CEO and Chairman Sergio Marchionne's claim in 2018 that Ferrari will be the first on the market with an electric supercar, don

Fisker Ocean electric SUV to debut at 2020 2019-12-12 14:00:00It's been just over three years since famed automotive designer Henrik Fisker announced plans to launch a new EV startup under the name of his previo

Jeep to build sub-Renegade SUV 2019-12-12 13:00:00Jeep will add an SUV positioned below its compact Renegade, revealed Marco Pigozzi, the brand's European head of marketing. In an interview with Auto

First drive review: 2020 Porsche Taycan 4S drifts 2019-12-12 11:45:00When the sky turns dark and gray, the ground becomes covered with the slickest icy white stuff, and the wheels effectively turn into saucer sleds, you

2021 Chevy Tahoe, 2020 Porsche Taycan mileage, Mercedes-Benz 2019-12-12 11:00:00A new generation of the Chevrolet Tahoe and Suburban sail into showrooms next year but we've already been treated to a ride in the former. Let's jus

Audi's future interiors will be all screens, no 2019-12-12 10:00:00Hard buttons that are easy to operate by touch and feel might as well be put on the endangered species list at Audi. The German automaker's latest MM

Factory Five Racing reveals F9R supercar with monster 2019-12-12 09:00:00Kit car specialist Factory Five Racing is developing a new model to replace its aging flagship, the GTM. The company, based in Wareham, Massachusetts,

Motor Authority Best Car to Buy 2020 nominee: 2019-12-12 08:00:00Cars like the Mercedes-AMG E 63 and CLS 63 have offered big power to go with their sinister Teutonic looks, but both have jockeyed with the BMW M5 for

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FCA’s Manley to Helm European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association 2019-12-12 16:58:40The Board of Directors of the European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association (ACEA) has elected Michael “Mike” Manley, CEO of Fiat C

Kia Files Trademark for New Logo 2019-12-12 15:18:05While Kia and Hyundai have taken major strides in improving their product lineup, their logos aren’t the prettiest in the industry. This is an e

Steve Carlisle Consults Magic 8-Ball, Sees Caddy’s Future 2019-12-12 14:36:02If Cadillac President Steve Carlisle’s vision turns into a reality, we’re in for plenty of disruption by the end of the coming decade. The

Bad Omen: Porsche Not So Happy With Abysmal 2019-12-12 13:28:09Just the other day, Porsche discussed how excited it was with the number of people placing reservations for its hot new Taycan EV. Unfortunately, that

Mini Cooper EV’s Range Matches Its Size 2019-12-12 12:30:25Few things combine funky and trendy quite like an all-electric version of the Mini Cooper. Such a model almost begs for images of sexy young urbanites

Rare Rides: The Forgotten Moretti 750 From 1954 2019-12-12 11:57:58Today’s Rare Ride hails from a brand which ceased its operations decades ago. At its peak, it never produced more than a couple thousand cars a

It’s a Deal: Fiat Chrysler Workers Ratify UAW 2019-12-12 11:16:07The latest round of Detroit Three labor wrangling has wrapped out without a second strike. In side-stepping the same walkout that plagued General Moto

2021 Mercedes-Benz GLA: Once More, With Purpose 2019-12-12 10:10:40Mercedes-Benz wants to take you higher. Not just in terms of social strata, but also in terms of distance from terra firma. See, in the subcompact GLA

Honda Addresses Quality Control: Keep it Simple, Stupid 2019-12-12 09:27:47There was a time where you could ask just about anybody on the street which car brand they felt was the most reliable and they’d pause for a mom

QOTD: Sidewall Salvation? 2019-12-12 08:23:25In keeping with this month’s theme of “winter is coming” (perhaps it’s already arrived where you live), denizens of the sun be

Report: Dodge Durango Mild Hybrid to Manifest in 2019-12-11 16:15:32Despite the current-generation Dodge Durango seemingly having been put into production immediately after the solar protoplanetary disk focused en

Ram’s Not Just Gaining Ground in the U.S. 2019-12-11 14:47:12Many stories can be told of the events of 2019, but one of the headliners should be Fiat Chrysler’s growing presence in the full-size truck segm

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NHTSA probing 12th Tesla crash tied to possible 2019-12-13 15:54:25The federal agency said it will investigate a 12th Tesla crash that may be tied to the vehicle's advanced Autopilot driver assistance system after a

French want PSA-FCA board control guarantee in merger, 2019-12-13 14:22:25The two companies are finalizing talks after announcing a plan for a $50 billion merger of equals in October that would create the world's fourth-lar

Mercedes to delay U.S. sales of all-electric EQC 2019-12-13 13:00:00Strong demand in Europe and tougher emissions rules across the European Union are forcing Mercedes-Benz to postpone the U.S. sales launch of its first

Subaru recalls more than 600,000 Imprezas over loss 2019-12-13 12:23:25One recall covers 205,000 2017-19 Imprezas; the other covers 466,225 2017-20 Imprezas.

GM to retool Wentzville for next-gen pickups 2019-12-13 12:15:00The truck plant will receive $1 billion to upgrade for its next-generation midsize pickups. Construction begins next week.

Ford recalls more than 500,000 Super Duty pickups 2019-12-13 09:53:58Ford says it's aware of one fire related to the issue, although it's not aware of any accidents or injuries.

Johnson's UK election win clears path for Brexit 2019-12-13 08:24:20Johnson's emphatic win means car companies can plan better for the future and raises their hopes that there might be a "soft" Brexit that keeps clo

Another massive Takata airbag recall looms 2019-12-13 07:00:34If the supplier can’t demonstrate the safety or durability of newer inflators, NHTSA may order that they be recalled. The total bill for an

Toyota's redesigned Highlander to start at $35,720 2019-12-13 07:00:00Toyota's pricing strategy for the redesigned 2020 Highlander, the top-selling large crossover in the U.S., will largely hold the sticker price on the

Nissan's new CEO plans to visit critical U.S. 2019-12-13 06:10:26Tackling Nissan’s slumping U.S. business, which accounts for 27 percent of its global sales, is a top priority for Makoto Uchida as he tries to

Cadillac to ditch alphanumerics in EV transition 2019-12-12 15:40:37Cadillac President Steve Carlisle said the brand will change its naming convention for the EVs that will dominate its lineup by 2030.

Nissan design star Allen to retire 2019-12-12 15:35:10During her career at Nissan, Diane Allen guided the design of several models, including the 370Z, Rogue crossover and Infiniti QX56 SUV.

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Dacia 1300 Gets Widebody and Shooting Brake Versions, New! 2019-12-14 17:51:11The automotive world is running out of old rides to modernize and re-invent. So we thought it would be interesting to highlight something that used to

Taycan EV Called "the Best Modern Porsche" by New! 2019-12-14 16:40:57EPA mileage numbers for the new Tesla Taycan EV have disappointed many, who say a car that can only go about 200 miles before needing to stop is point

Slammed Range Rover Velar Proves Widebody Kits Make New! 2019-12-14 15:39:54A parked Range Rover Velar somehow looks like a wagon, and that's because the air suspension fitted to all V6 models brings the body down when restin

BMW i8 Production Coming to a Grinding Halt New! 2019-12-14 15:22:15The i8 might come as underwhelming to some, particularly because there’s a three-cylinder turbo under the hood of a mid-engined supercar. The pl

Mercedes-AMG G63 vs. RR Sport SVR Tug-of-War Ends New! 2019-12-14 14:44:20The Mercedes G-Class is the best SUV in the world and the AMG version has the most power so it's the best of the best. End of story! But hold on, bec

2020 Audi SQ7 vs. SQ8: What's the Difference New! 2019-12-14 13:52:05Audi is one of the few automakers that have a history of super-large and powerful diesel engines. It even developed an R8 V12 TDI supercar prototype,

New Audi A6 allroad Pricing Announced for U.S. New! 2019-12-14 13:33:41Longroofs are pretty much extinct in North America because the SUV reigns supreme, but a few automakers keep churning them out because there still is

2020 MINI Cooper SE Driving Range Rated at New! 2019-12-14 12:12:57The EPA ratings for the Cooper SE aren’t available for the time being, but MINI themselves have updated the landing site for the electrified hat

The Ford Mustang Schwarzenegger Once Won a Fight New! 2019-12-14 10:52:00Apart from being athletic and extremely famous for various reasons, there weren't that many common denominators between Arnold Schwarzenegger, Bruce

The Carnage of Metal, Flesh and Magnets of New! 2019-12-14 10:14:35Now that he's done ruining Transformers for everybody, Michael Bay moved on to other things. And it was the right choice, as his latest movie, 6 Unde

2020 Ford Bronco Rendered, Stays True to 1965 New! 2019-12-14 10:06:17Back in the day, when an automaker decided to tease and then tease some more in preparation of a new model introduction, there wasn't too much aficio

Next-Generation Nissan 370Z Electric Concept Shows Flowing Design New! 2019-12-14 07:51:44Fifty years after the birth of the Nissan Z car (yes, this is the big year), the Japanese automaker is considering multiple options for the next membe

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