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2021 Mercedes-Benz C-Class AMGs: What We Know So 2019-09-21 06:00:49The C-Class is Mercedes’ best-selling car in the U.S., so you better believe the brand takes the redesign seriously. Before the 2021 Mercedes-Be

Every Car Has a Story: A Lesson From 2019-09-21 04:00:24At the start of the 2019 Pebble Beach Tour d’Elegance, I found myself at the front of the pack of this year’s participants, a highly curat

These Mercedes Cars Won’t Get an AMG Variant 2019-09-21 02:05:09AMG sprinkles its magic on nearly every Mercedes—except for just a few models. AMG chief Tobias Moers reminded us of the fact while we were at t

Refreshing or Revolting: Porsche Taycan vs. Tesla Model 2019-09-20 20:16:38The electric performance revolution is underway, and the tables have turned. Despite its illustrious history, Porsche is the upstart with its Taycan a

Toyota Land Cruiser Photo History: Looking Back at 2019-09-20 19:54:42What’s not to love about the Toyota Land Cruiser? As Toyota’s longest-running nameplate, the Land Cruiser has a richer heritage than any v

Plug-in Hybrid SUVs With the Best MPGe Ratings 2019-09-20 17:10:56Plug-in hybrid SUVs are trickling into the market, and they provide unique advantages over their gas-only counterparts. With these vehicles, drivers h

2020 Ford Mustang EcoBoost Turbo High Performance Package 2019-09-20 06:00:48If you’re a luddite who insists a pony car must have eight atmospheric cylinders, stop reading now. Otherwise, if you enjoy front-engine, rear-d

Is the 2019 Honda Insight the Safest Hybrid 2019-09-20 04:00:38According to the two leading American organizations that evaluate vehicle safety, the 2019 Honda Insight is one of the safest hybrids on the road. In

Testing the Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk and 4 2019-09-20 02:28:34The day has finally come. The call to “Storm Area 51” on September 20 started out as an Internet joke but has inspired hundreds of people

Koenigsegg Agera XS Test Drive Video: Almost 1,400 2019-09-20 02:20:37In the grand scheme of automotive history, Koenigsegg hasn’t been around for very long. Founded in 1994 by Christian von Koenigsegg, its mission

2020 Ford Escape Hybrid Review: Why It’s the 2019-09-19 06:00:52Quicker isn’t always better: With the new 2020 Ford Escape, one of the slower trims is also one of its best. Don’t get too excited, though

Top 10 Affordable Sports Cars Under $40,000 2019-09-19 04:00:48With the definition of a sports car now including everything from convertibles and coupes to more practical sedans and hatchbacks, there are more vehi

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GM Korea union restarts strike action after wage 2019-09-20 05:48:00Now General Motors is dealing with strike action in South Korea as well as in the US.

Amazon to buy 100,000 electric vans 2019-09-19 12:55:00Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos' sweeping new plan to tackle climate change, announced at an event on Thursday at the National Press Club in Washington, DC,&nb

Analysts see more auto M&A potential, slowing global 2019-09-19 12:45:00Morgan Stanley sees the potential for more auto industry M&A amid the slowing down of global vehicle production, margin compression and heavy capi

Seat to trial landfill methane in vehicles 2019-09-19 09:43:00Volkswagen Group Spanish subsidiary Seat said it would participate, until 2023 in the Life Landfill Biofuel project, which was recently approved by th

UK fleets plan restructuring due to WLTP 2019-09-19 09:42:00Almost one in six business car fleets in the UK is planning some sort of restructuring due to the new WLTP vehicle testing regime, according to leasin

AAM sells US iron casting operations 2019-09-19 09:29:00American Axle & Manufacturing Holdings, Inc. (AAM), has announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to sell its US iron casting oper

Kobe Steel unit officially opens US alloy extrusion 2019-09-19 09:23:00Kobe Steel said US subsidiary, Kobelco Aluminum Products & Extrusions (KPEX) held an opening ceremony for a new automotive extrusion plant in

Falken secures Audi tyre OEM deal 2019-09-19 08:47:00Falken Tyre Europe said it had secured a contract to supply VW Group premium brand Audi with OEM fit tyres for a new compact SUV.

Toyota Brazil adding third car line at Sorocaba 2019-09-19 07:46:00Toyota Motor said its Brazilian sales and manufacturing subsidiary, Toyota do Brasil (TDB), would spend BRL1bn (US$243m) at its Sorocaba plant in Sao

UAW strike shuts down GM Canada Oshawa truck 2019-09-19 07:13:00The United Auto Workers (UAW) strike against General Motors in the US from Sunday night led to hundreds of workers at the the Oshawa plant in Ontario,

Malaysia sales down sharply again in August 2019-09-19 05:48:00Malaysia's new vehicle market continued to plunge in August, by 22% to 51,148 units compared with strong year-earlier sales of 65,550 units, accordin

Akebono Brake to close six plants worldwide in 2019-09-19 05:18:00Struggling Japanese components maker Akebono Brake Industry said it would end operations at six manufacturing plants in Japan and overseas as part&nbs

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VW announces next-gen Car-Net remote app 2019-09-20 18:00:00Volkswagen announced the roll-out of its next-generation Car-Net connected app Wednesday, offering additional no-charge features along with new catego

Andrian Newey starts Extreme E team 2019-09-20 17:00:00Formula One engineering guru Adrian Newey is partnering with two-time Formula E champion Jean-Éric Vergne to compete in the new all-electric Ex

Electric BMW 7-Series to offer up to 670 2019-09-20 15:00:00BMW's all-electric 7-Series may pack as much as 670 horsepower and offer a Tesla-topping 120 kwh battery to boot, giving BMW's large sedan the chops

2020 Ford Mustang, 2020 Subaru WRX, 2021 Volkswagen 2019-09-20 14:00:00Ford's new turbocharged Mustang High Performance Package gives the V-8 GT a run for its money; Subaru previews next year's sport compacts; and spies

Tesla Model S Plaid leaves Nurburgring without reporting 2019-09-20 13:00:00Tesla is leaving the Green Hell without a trophy. The automaker tweeted on Friday it's leaving the Nürburgring, but will return, presumably with

2021 Mercedes-Benz S-Class spy shots and video 2019-09-20 11:45:00Prototypes for Mercedes-Benz’s next-generation S-Class have been spotted again. The car is expected to be revealed around the end of 2019 and sh

Ford Mustang 2.3 HPP, Toyota Century Convertible, Amazon 2019-09-20 11:00:00Ford has a new Mustang 2.3 High Performance Package on its hands, and it's a seriously compelling alternative to the V-8-powered Mustang GT. Thanks t

2019 Formula One Singapore Grand Prix preview 2019-09-20 10:00:00The 2019 Formula One World Championship has bid farewell to Europe for the year and headed over to Asia where the Singapore Grand Prix is scheduled to

Buy the 2017 Acura NSX Seinfeld gifted to 2019-09-20 08:45:00Despite his best attempts to get the first example of Acura's second-generation NSX, comedian and car lover Jerry Seinfeld was only able to end up wi

After $700M Rivian investment, Amazon orders 100,000 vans 2019-09-20 08:00:00Amazon on Thursday announced a round of measures aimed at curbing its operations' emissions. The company has set itself the goal of becoming carbon n

Lamborghini Sian design won't influence the Aventador replacement 2019-09-20 07:00:00Lamborghini is cooking up a replacement for the Aventador but don't expect the new supercar to look anything like the Sian special edition unveiled e

First drive review: 2020 Ford Mustang 2.3 High 2019-09-20 06:00:00It’s a beautiful September day on California’s Highway 1 north of San Francisco and the 2020 Ford Mustang 2.3 High Performance is doing it

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2020 Infiniti Q50 Goes V6 Only, Increases Pricing 2019-09-19 16:25:17Despite sales of the Infiniti Q50 looking a little light this year, Nissan’s luxury arm has decided the model moves in numbers substantial enoug

2019 Tesla Model 3 Crashes Like a Dream, 2019-09-19 15:21:07Tesla scored its first big win with the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) this week after the group graced the 2019 Model 3 with

Following Big Cash Dump, Amazon Taps Rivian for 2019-09-19 14:10:24Isn’t Rivian the popular thing these days? Courted by Amazon and Ford with investments of $700 million and $500 million, respectively, the Michi

2020 Fiat 124 Abarth Adds ‘Scorpion Sting’ Graphics 2019-09-19 13:40:09Fiat has introduced a new graphics package for the 124 Spider, yet it’s difficult to envision who this option is for. That’s especially tr

Everything In Its Place: Best Car Organizers 2019-09-19 13:23:41Keep your car nice and clean with one of these organizers. The post Everything In Its Place: Best Car Organizers appeared first on The Truth About Car

2020 Ford Escape Hybrid First Drive – To 2019-09-19 12:22:04The 2020 Ford Escape Hybrid faces the same problem as its gas-engined sibling: Styling. That’s the bad news for Ford. The good news is that this

Bark’s Bites: Cox Automotive’s Investment In Rivian Speaks 2019-09-19 11:23:31Full disclosure time: For those who are new around here, I worked at Cox Automotive for a little over four years as a sales trainer in the Media Sales

Honda Kicks Base Engine to the Curb, Adds 2019-09-19 10:47:55A slew of changes are on the way for the Honda CR-V’s mid-cycle refresh, though you might not be able to spot them from across a parking lot. Fo

Feds Want to Give EV Drivers a Choice 2019-09-19 09:23:26What you hear, too. While most electric vehicles emit noises at low speeds to alert pedestrians of their presence, drivers don’t have a say in t

QOTD: Flee, Go Underground, or Give In? 2019-09-19 08:15:29They’re coming, and if you want to hang on to what’s near and dear to you, you’ve got to make a decision. And fast. Well, maybe give

Gas War: Trump Confirms U.S. Will Revoke California 2019-09-18 15:00:30While a considerable portion of Donald Trump’s Twitter announcements aren’t worth paying much attention to, he does occasionally slip some

GM Strike Sends Ripples Across the Border, Canadian 2019-09-18 14:39:36Plenty of workers at General Motors’ Oshawa, Ontario assembly plant soon won’t have much to do, as the UAW’s strike against GM impac

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EV architecture divide automakers 2019-09-21 00:05:51The industry is drawing sides over a big engineering question: Should future EVs get their own platforms, or can EV and combustion engine models share

AV Testing in Brooklyn 2019-09-21 00:05:51Autonomous vehicle services are becoming common in places such as Silicon Valley, Phoenix and Pittsburgh — but not in New York.

UAW president lies low 2019-09-21 00:05:51The already low-profile Gary Jones has been incognito since he was implicated — but not indicted — in a federal charging document this mon

2 Reagor Dykes employees plead guilty in $23M 2019-09-20 17:55:13The U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Texas said the employees admitted that "the dealer group had an entire team at its headquarters specif

Ex-UAW official charged in widening corruption scandal 2019-09-20 16:31:44Jeffery Pietrzyk, who was an assistant to former UAW-GM Vice President Joe Ashton, is the 11th person charged in an ongoing federal corruption investi

NHTSA probes Jeep Wrangler steering complaints 2019-09-20 14:55:12The investigation covers about 270,000 Wranglers from the 2018 and 2019 model years.

Once hacked, supplier Harman learned to fight cyberattacks 2019-09-20 13:44:26Harman's efforts have helped it become a key player in automotive cybersecurity, but its experience also underscores the strain suppliers and automak

States sue U.S. over Trump emissions rules 2019-09-20 12:43:02Led by California, a group of 23 states on Friday sued to undo the Trump administration's determination that federal law bars the nation's most popu

Europe renews pledge to retaliate against any U.S. 2019-09-20 10:47:43The Trump administration faces a self-imposed deadline of mid-November to decide whether to curb imports of vehicles and auto parts from the European

Fiat Chrysler to test vehicle-to-grid technology in Italy 2019-09-20 10:21:19Fiat's new 500 EV will be part of a fleet of up to 700 battery-powered cars testing a technology enabling electric vehicles to interact with the powe

UAW cites some progress in GM talks 2019-09-19 17:43:59With the union's strike against the automaker set to enter its fifth day, UAW Vice President Terry Dittes also cautioned that several issues rem

Key Democrats ask if Trump interfered in antitrust 2019-09-19 17:41:20Two U.S. Democratic lawmakers want the White House to turn over documents that would show if President Trump interfered or directed a Justice Departme

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Karma Automotive Develops Proprietary “Sound of Silence” for 2019-09-21 18:00:40At the beginning of November, the NHTSA will determine whether automakers can add custom sounds to their electric and hybrid vehicles, which will aler

2020 Hyundai Venue Arrives in Australia from AU$20,000, 2019-09-21 16:53:59The Korean newcomer has arrived in Australia this week. We're talking about the all-new Hyundai Venue, a tiny crossover which promises to make hatchb

Somebody Is Making a 911 Shooting Brake Based 2019-09-21 16:31:32People who drive a Jetta like to call Porsche design lazy. However, the Stuttgart auto house is responsible for making some of the most iconic shapes

F-Pace SVR vs. AMG G63 vs. Stelvio QV 2019-09-21 16:28:23Every German automaker has been printing money with expensive high-performance SUVs. So plucky brands like Jaguar and Alfa Romeo decided to do the sam

Modernized Lamborghini Countach Looks Clean, Wing Still In 2019-09-21 16:11:18When Lamborghini released the Sian during last week's Geneva Motor Show, many aficioandos fell in love with the Countach-inspired styling tricks of t

326 Power Toyota 86 Is The Japanese Miami 2019-09-21 15:42:50Yes, only the lip of the wheels manage to escape the fenders of this Toyota 86, despite the latter defining the widebody kit of the sportscar. Of c

People Need to Treat London’s “Boris Bikes” With 2019-09-21 15:03:02“Boris Bikes” have been around London since 2010, but people are still mistreating them and it’s getting worse with each year. Trans

Liberty Walk Lamborghini Huracan GT Looks So Wide, 2019-09-21 14:49:34With the 2019 edition of SEMA approaching quickly (think: early November), more and more developers are previewing their work for the Vegas tuning par

2020 Audi S6 First UK Review Criticizes Diesel 2019-09-21 14:44:21For some reason, premium German cars have been hit or miss lately. There are too many flaws to talk about, but exaggerated pricing, downsizing, and fa

BMW X7 M60i Digital Instrument Panel Leaked, Hints 2019-09-21 14:41:15Ever wanted a discount Rolls-Royce Cullinan with three rows of seats? BMW thinks you do, which is why it seems the company is developing the X7 M60i m

Widebody Rolls-Royce Phantom Looks Right, Has Chiseled Arches 2019-09-21 14:20:23If you're not following the tuning trends online, the Rolls-Royce Phantom is one of the last names you'd think of when talking about a tuning projec

Mint Green Porsche 718 Spyder Spotted, Shows Fresh 2019-09-21 14:13:08Are there any Porschephiles out there who would rather have the 718 Spyder (the Boxster part of the name has been eliminated) than the 718 Cayman GT4?

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