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The 2020 Jeep Cherokee Gains a Third Latitude 2020-04-07 21:03:16The Trailhawk trim, with its off-road tires and red-painted tow hooks, is the Jeep fan’s jewel of the 2020 Jeep Cherokee lineup. But it isn

Watch Hennessey’s Maximus 1000 Show Why It May 2020-04-07 20:01:07Hennessey announced the Maximus 1000, its Hellcat V-8–powered Jeep Gladiator pickup in May of last year. But after nearly a year of testing&mdas

2021 Porsche 911 Turbo S First Drive: Better 2020-04-07 18:01:37“So, whaddaya think?” Jonny Lieberman asked with his arms folded, head tilted back and to the left, as Jonny does. He had just driven the

Rich Doofus Known to Crash Expensive Cars Expensively 2020-04-07 17:34:23There is no New York auto show this year, but boy do we have a different kind of New York auto show for you. It happened just down the street from the

Near-Original 1969 Dodge Daytona Pulled Out of Storage 2020-04-07 16:45:10Hidden since 1974, Ronnie Belletieri’s 1969 Dodge Daytona is set to undergo a full OE restoration. The post Near-Original 1969 Dodge Daytona Pul

Battle of the MKIV Toyota Supras! Which Would 2020-04-07 15:10:14Sometimes, in between incessant typing and photo editing, some of the editors go back and forth about “this car vs. that car,” and it&rsqu

Modern Cars That Will Never Be Collectibles, Part 2020-04-07 12:47:07“Modern classic” is a phrase that’s been used to describe any number of legitimately special automobiles produced over the last 25 y

84-Mile 1990 Lamborghini Countach For Sale By Owner 2020-04-07 12:44:01It’s 1990 and the world is your oyster. What to do? Maybe go off to the record store and pick up that Nirvana album from last summer everyone&rs

2020 Jaguar F-Pace 25t Checkered Flag First Drive 2020-04-07 04:00:31There’s a curious alchemy at work in the design and development of any new automobile, an unpredictable fusion of people, politics, and process.

2020 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid: 4 Features We Like 2020-04-07 04:00:29We first saw the new Hyundai Sonata last year at its reveal in the new Hyundai Design Studio in Soul, South Korea. We were impressed by its lavish des

Polestar Precept Concept: Up Close and Personal With 2020-04-07 01:00:40If Polestar 1 and Polestar 2, the first vehicles from Volvo’s new Polestar electric-powered performance and sustainable technology brand, have s

ABT Pupil: 2021 Audi RS6-R Wagon Makes 690 2020-04-06 19:05:32The wait is almost over, and the $109,995 2021 Audi RS6 Avant‘s North American arrival is imminent. But what are fans of Audi’s hotted-up

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The Covid-19 Pandemic Aggravates Disputes Around Gig Work 2020-03-30 08:00:00Workers want more compensation and better protection against illness from companies that don't consider them employees.

Public Transit Cuts Hurt 'Essential' Workers Who Need 2020-03-30 07:00:00Bus and train systems are trimming schedules amid plummeting ridership and mounting losses. But riders are being forced to choose between health and f

A Hospital Train, DIY Face Shields, and More 2020-03-29 09:00:00The French repurpose a high-speed TGV to ferry coronavirus patients,  while engineers and automakers step up to help those on the medical front l

A Rest Stop Where Flying Cars Can Recharge 2020-03-29 09:00:00Beta Technologies' prototype helipad and base station for electric air taxis could also help route emergency supplies in a crisis.

BMW's i4 Electric Concept Comes With a Hans 2020-03-28 09:00:00To fill the aural vacuum left by the disappearance of the engine, BMW brought in a ringer. 

France's Virus Train Moves Patients to Less Hard-Hit 2020-03-26 15:54:09The national railroad system converted a TGV high-speed train to move 20 Covid-19 patients from Strasbourg to calmer hospitals in the Loire Valley.

New Rules Could Finally Clear the Way for 2020-03-26 09:00:00For the first time, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is weighing in on autonomous vehicles with no driver behind the wheel—or

What World War II Can Teach Us About 2020-03-26 07:00:00Some manufacturers are racing to make ventilators, respirators, and face shields. But the situation is nothing like it was in the 1940s.

We're Not Going to Run Out of Food—so 2020-03-24 08:00:00Food producers, distributors, and warehouse operators say supplies are plentiful, so long as stores can be restocked.

Plant Shutdowns, Vital Truckers, and More Car News 2020-03-22 09:00:00Coronavirus fears lead the big automakers—including a stubborn Tesla—to suspend operations, while airlines are hauling more goods, fewer p

As Covid-19 Spreads, Truckers Need to Keep on 2020-03-20 07:00:00The demand for hospital equipment, groceries and, yes, toilet paper has big rigs rolling and truck stops adapting.

Anthony Levandowski Pleads Guilty to Stealing Waymo Secrets 2020-03-19 22:54:52The cofounder of Google's self-driving car program will likely go to prison for taking confidential company documents before he left in 2016.

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Virus clobbers Mercedes Q1 sales New! 2020-04-08 13:08:00Mercedes-Benz sold 477,378 cars in the first quarter of 2020, down 14.9% year on year.

VW keeping parts units going to supply China New! 2020-04-08 12:12:00Volkswagen said "a few" components units, which have continued operation "to some extent", will extend their operations to safeguard the supply of

Tesla prepares pay cuts and furloughs New! 2020-04-08 10:08:00Tesla reportedly has told workers to brace for pay cuts and furloughs as the Covid-19 pandemic disrupts its operations and cripples demand.

US DHHS gives GM $489m ventilator contract New! 2020-04-08 09:52:00The US Department of Health and Human Services has announced the first contract for ventilator production rated under the Defense Production Act, to G

Russia March sales up 2% as AEB appeals 2020-04-08 08:59:00Russia new car and LCV sales rose by 4% in March and 1.8% in Q1, but the Association of European Businesses (AEB) is calling on Moscow to pr

Indonesian vehicle production forecast to fall by 50% 2020-04-08 08:31:00Indonesian vehicle production is expected to fall by 50% in 2020 as economic activity in the country and in key export markets declines sharply due to

SEAT starts ventilator production at Martorell 2020-04-08 08:15:00VW Group brand SEAT has now started production of emergency ventilators at its Martorell facilities to contribute to the crisis caused by COVID-19.

PSA agrees solidarity deal with most unions 2020-04-08 07:42:00PSA has agreed an deal with four out of its five unions representing 80% of staff for salary compensation, health protocol and possible adaptation of

Benteler donates face mask holders to Galician health 2020-04-08 07:23:00Benteler is donating face mask holders to the Galician health service in north west Spain.

Nissan implements new working practices in Japan 2020-04-08 07:19:00Nissan has said its Japanese operations have implemented a number of measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19, including precautionary guidelines an

Faurecia UK agrees to government job retention scheme 2020-04-08 07:08:00Staffordshire's Faurecia now will furlough workers following pressure from union Unite.

GEFCO shifts 750 tonnes of parts to France 2020-04-08 06:34:00Automotive logistics specialist GEFCO said it had transported 750 tonnes of key automotive spare parts to France, including turbo compressors, pi

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2022 Porsche Cayenne GTS Coupe spy shots 2020-04-08 08:30:00Porsche engineers have been spotted testing a new variant of the Cayenne Coupe. The Cayenne Coupe, as the name suggests, is a coupe-like version of th

Rivian R1T and R1S electric pickup and SUV 2020-04-08 07:00:00EV startup Rivian's highly anticipated R1T pickup truck and R1S SUV won't reach the market in late 2020 as planned due to the Covid-19 coronavirus p

Touring Superleggera's Maserati-based Sciadipersia now available in US 2020-04-08 06:00:00Touring Superleggera is expanding into the United States. The Italian coachbuilder is in the process of signing up dealers and has already announced i

Never-titled 2001 Mercedes-Benz SL600 for sale 2020-04-07 14:00:00It's not often that a car sits unsold for years, but it does happen occasionally. That's the case with this 2001 Mercedes-Benz SL600 spotted by Moto

2021 Porsche 911 Targa spy shots and video 2020-04-07 13:00:00Porsche has just launched its new 992-generation 911 and you can bet there'll be just as many variants that we saw with the previous 991 generation,

GT of the future: The design of the 2020-04-07 12:36:00At some point, the little bird gets kicked out of the nest. At that point, the bird has to fly or fall. Once a Volvo tuner and race team, Polestar is

Polestar Precept is the brand's manifesto written in 2020-04-07 11:30:00Polestar's relationship with Volvo is unmistakable. The fledgling brand has spun off from the Chinese-owned, Swedish luxury automaker and its first t

2021 VW Tiguan, mystery mid-engine Mustang, Nissan Juke-R 2020-04-07 11:00:00Volkswagen is working on an updated Tiguan that's likely to bring new R and plug-in hybrid variants. The latest prototypes are wearing barely any cam

The crazy GT-R-powered Nissan Juke-R can be yours 2020-04-07 09:45:00Nissan's Juke-R took the Internet by storm early last decade. The vehicle, which packs the heart of the GT-R, started out as an off-book project by s

Mahindra, facing coronavirus-related sales plunge, pulls investment in 2020-04-07 08:30:00India’s Mahindra and Mahindra, parent company to Pininfarina, said Friday it has canceled plans to further invest in South Korea's SsangYong. M

McLaren 765LT supercar bows with 755 horsepower, $358,000 2020-04-07 07:00:00McLaren has a relatively short, but solid, track record of not resting on its laurels. While other supercar makers are content to produce the same bas

Ford built a mid-engine Mustang but forgot about 2020-04-07 06:00:00As hard as it is to believe, Ford built a mid-engine Mustang back in 1966 and no one at the company, past or present, seems to remember anything about

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Global Oil Producers to Hold Emergency Meetings This 2020-04-07 17:26:19The world’s largest oil producers are meeting this week for negotiations aimed at saving the energy sector a lot of hardship further down the ro

Lost in Transmission: Ford Recalls Nearly 68,000 2020 2020-04-07 15:38:43Ford has recalled nearly 68,000 vehicles manufactured at the start of 2020 and sold in North America, saying the cars suffer from a potential manufact

As China’s Consumer Floodgates Open, a Local Tesla 2020-04-07 14:45:56Timing is everything, a famous person (possibly Gerald Ford) once said, and it would seem Tesla is in a position to capitalize on the returning consum

Polestar’s Precept Concept: New Details Provided, Questions Left 2020-04-07 14:14:01Polestar has released details of its Precept concept, offering a reminder that this will be the vehicle that informs all future models the compan

Report: Mass Layoffs Coming to Nissan Workforce 2020-04-07 13:00:00A Tuesday report in Japan’s Nikkei Asian Review claims Nissan is poised to lay off up to 10,000 U.S. workers until assembly work can resume. Tha

2020 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Duramax Review – The 2020-04-07 12:12:03Somebody had to ruin the party. Five years ago the Dieselgate scandal broke, and automakers everywhere slowed down the development of their own oil-bu

Expect MPG Boost When Re-engined Nissan Frontier Lands 2020-04-07 10:57:39That headline comes with an asterisk, as the fuel economy gains expected from the 2020 Nissan Frontier are only applicable if you planned on buying a

Honda and Fiat Chrysler: See You in May 2020-04-07 10:00:59It won’t be a swift return to production for Fiat Chrysler and Honda. Truth be told, the same can likely be said for Ford, GM, and most other au

As ATPs Rise and Loan Terms Grow Obese, 2020-04-07 09:00:04Auto loan terms have been creeping up for as long as anyone can remember. Back in 1997, the average financing period on a new car was somewhere around

QOTD: A Car Only YOU Could Love? 2020-04-07 08:00:11There’s no shortage of people choosing to signal their offbeat, nonconformist nature via their daily driver. As build configurations shrink and

Volkswagen Explains Its Complicated Relationship With Electricity and 2020-04-06 15:59:32Like most legacy automakers, Volkswagen is casually walking back promises of electrification. As with self-driving cars, the technology behind new-ene

Cash Back for Not Driving – That’s Allstate’s 2020-04-06 15:15:35With the coronavirus pandemic providing little in the way of silver linings (even rock-bottom gas prices aren’t much of a bonus if you’re

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CarMax to furlough 15,500, slash exec pay, other New! 2020-04-08 17:30:58The furloughs are effective April 18, and CarMax CEO Bill Nash is forgoing 50 percent of his salary as the used-car retailer moves to preserve cash. A

Auto trade group Here For America names first New! 2020-04-08 15:44:04Policy veteran Jennifer Safavian previously was executive vice president for government affairs at the Retail Industry Leaders Association.

Japan automakers cutting off pay to 32,000 North New! 2020-04-08 13:39:43Toyota said it will continue to provide benefits for about 5,000 temporary agency workers, and they may be eligible for unemployment.

Mercedes grabs lead in U.S. luxury race as New! 2020-04-08 13:19:46Mercedes-Benz delivered 67,746 vehicles, excluding commercial vans, in the first quarter, down 4.8 percent from a year ago.

FCA recalls 365,000 vehicles over rearview camera display New! 2020-04-08 12:58:48A software error on several FCA vehicles causes the rearview image to stay on the screen for more than 10 seconds after the vehicle has been shifted o

Small-business loan program ‘will not run out of New! 2020-04-08 11:21:07The Paycheck Protection Program is a top priority for dealers trying to keep their businesses afloat as showrooms are ordered to close throughout the

VW considers options for record $3.6 billion dividend 2020-04-08 09:34:29The automaker may use part of the dividend to shore up its finances during the coronavirus pandemic but acknowledges that investors would be disappoin

NADA slashes forecast for 2020 auto sales 2020-04-08 08:50:28The dealers association sees sales dropping below 2012 levels as incentives soar and consumer confidence plunges during the COVID-19 pandemic.

GM to supply 30,000 ventilators as part of 2020-04-08 08:24:20GM plans to deliver 6,132 ventilators by June 1. The automaker is producing the ventilators at its 2.6 million-square-foot plant in Kokomo, Ind.

Quick rebound in Wuhan car sales give hope 2020-04-08 06:59:33The revival offers a sliver of hope for global carmakers from Volkswagen to General Motors and Toyota, whose sales are slumping in other regions of th

Self-driving startup Nuro gets green light in California 2020-04-07 17:05:21Tuesday's approval in California comes during growing overall demand for automated delivery services, as consumers across the country shelter in plac

Self-driving startup Zoox cuts safety drivers 2020-04-07 16:01:53With stay-at-home guidelines grounding its self-driving fleet, Zoox will stop paying human safety drivers today.

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Chevrolet Recalls 2019, 2020 Bolt EV Because "Rear New! 2020-04-08 16:51:17As you’re well aware, the 2021 Bolt has been pushed back a little because of the coronavirus pandemic. In the meantime, Chevrolet has to fix tho

2021 Nissan Rogue Will Look This Good When New! 2020-04-08 16:33:17Nissan isn't looking too hot right now. However, there is one big ray of sunshine. No, we aren't talking about the 370Z replacement, bu the all-new

Tesla Model Y Heat Pump Detailed, Some Owners New! 2020-04-08 16:32:57Sandy Munro continues the Model Y teardown, and this time around, the heat pump enters the scene. Why is it such an important piece of hardware, you a

Here's Raw In-Car Footage of the Koenigsegg One:1 New! 2020-04-08 15:25:40Viewable on Netflix, APEX: The Story of the Hypercar is a documentary that needs no description whatsoever to get an idea about the synopsis. Featurin

Kia Telluride Crowned “World Car of the Year” New! 2020-04-08 14:38:39Even though it’s marked up $5,000 in some places, the Telluride is one of the most appealing three-row crossovers in the mid-size segment. Bette

2021 Lexus LC Adds Active Cornering Assist, Android New! 2020-04-08 13:47:52Not only does the LC come as a convertible as well for the 2021 model year, but the Luxury Coupe also happens to be 22 pounds lighter thanks to under-

2020 Land Rover Defender Pickup Truck “Technically Possible” New! 2020-04-08 12:42:08The Series and earlier Defender models are body-on-frame utility vehicles, no-nonsense 4x4s made for overlanding and pretty much no regard for creatur

Chrysler 300 "Hellcat Hero" Is the Four-Door Muscle New! 2020-04-08 12:39:16While Mopar fanatics were given a massive treat for the 2015 model year, when the Dodge Hellcat brothers were introduced, Chrysler sadly pulled the pl

1965 Pontiac Hurst GeeTO Tiger Was Once a New! 2020-04-08 11:56:37If you had lived back in the 1960s and could say how many times the word “tiger” was used in the GeeTo Tiger song by The Tigers, then this

Here’s a 1970 Subaru 360 Police Car to New! 2020-04-08 11:19:05There are many words one can associate Subaru with, but police is not generally one of them. The Japanese carmaker likes to do its thing in civilian c

2016 Ford Explorer Apple CarPlay Upgrade Is More New! 2020-04-08 10:55:51As we’ve said it several times before, installing an aftermarket head-unit in a car isn’t necessarily something that only tech-savvy users

Astronauts to Flee Crew Dragon on Slidewire Baskets New! 2020-04-08 10:37:53Apparently oblivious to all the drama unfolding at a global level, humanity’s space exploration plans go ahead just as scheduled, at least for n

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