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Woodward Dream Cruise 2019: GM Designers Show Off 2019-08-16 20:30:05A highlight of the week leading up to Saturday’s Woodward Dream Cruise 2019 is the exclusive car show at General Motors’ Warren tech

FCA Gauging Public Reaction for Ram 1500 Big 2019-08-16 18:00:00Lifting a vehicle has become second nature for the Mopar team at FCA. But one of the automaker’s newest rolling test beds takes things in a diff

James Bond’s 1965 Aston Martin DB5 Sells for 2019-08-16 16:30:23RM Sotheby’s did well by adding a third night to its 2019 Monterey auction roster, featuring Aston Martins exclusively. The star of the evening,

Infiniti QX55 to Join Lineup as Coupe-Like Crossover 2019-08-16 16:00:33Ahead of the 2019 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance, Infiniti announced a new addition to its SUV lineup, the QX55. Based on the teaser sketch th

2020 NASCAR Mustang Breaks Cover 2019-08-16 15:00:18Ford has all but reduced its definition of cars to one word: Mustang. That philosophy extends to the racing world as Ford has worked to replace its ra

2020 Bugatti Centodieci Channels the EB110 2019-08-16 14:20:38The 2020 Bugatti Centodieci celebrates a car that has long divided Bugattists. Most default to the neat little Type 35 grand prix cars, or the giganti

Ghost in the Machine: Visiting the Abandoned Bugatti 2019-08-16 14:20:25The last time I walked through these doors, this was a functioning car factory. Now I feel like a tomb raider. An early ’90s keyboard and comput

Bugatti EB110: What it’s Like Driving One of 2019-08-16 14:20:01“Above 6,000 rpm it accelerates like an F16 on afterburner. The V-12’s basso low-speed growl changes to a hard-edged scream as the revs bu

2020 Drako GTE Debuts as a 1,200-HP, Hyper-Handling 2019-08-16 14:00:48On Friday morning at The Quail, a Motorsports Gathering during Monterey Car Week 2019, upstart Drako Motors unveiled its striking new all-electric sup

2020 Subaru WRX, BRZ Get a Price Bump 2019-08-16 12:30:49Subaru’s two performance models get some significant updates for 2020. First off, the 2020 Subaru WRX returns with the brand’s EyeSight sa

2020 Toyota Corolla Goes Dark With Nightshade Edition 2019-08-15 19:45:56The Toyota Corolla is known for its conventional looks, but a new special edition model hopes to change the script. For 2020, the sedan and hatch rece

It Makes How Much? We Dyno the 2019 2019-08-15 19:31:46The Ford Mustang Shelby GT350 might have the best-sounding engine of any new production car. If you don’t believe us, take a listen. Ford calls

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How Many Uber and Lyft Drivers Are in 2019-08-13 06:00:00The Center for Auto Safety wants ride-hail companies to crack down on drivers whose cars have been recalled.

The Gyrocopter Could Be the Future's Flying Car 2019-08-12 07:00:00Companies like Jaunt and Skyworks say with a few modern tweaks, the helicopter's predecessor could make a return to the sky.

Uber’s Big Loss, Boeing’s 787 Trouble, and More 2019-08-11 09:00:00Uber reports its biggest loss and slowest growth in its first public quarter. An auto supplier pivots hard to electrics, and EVs appear on used car lo

How 'Microcracks' Undermined San Francisco's New Bus Terminal 2019-08-10 07:00:00A cracked beam forced the $2.2 billion terminal’s closure after six weeks. Unraveling why required physics, metallurgy, and engineers with nerve

Free Bus Rides in Salt Lake City Might 2019-08-09 18:41:13A leading mayoral candidate proposes eliminating fares on buses and light rail. Free rides are unusual in the US, but more common overseas.

The End of Cheap Ride-Hail, a Teen Hacker, 2019-08-09 18:09:43Catch up on the most important news from today in two minutes or less.

Uber and Lyft Suggest the Days of Cheap 2019-08-08 21:14:00Both continue to record big losses, but executives at the companies hinted in recent calls that they are trying to cut back on discounts, and subtly r

An Old-School Auto Supplier Is Betting on an 2019-08-08 08:00:00Germany's Continental, the world's fourth-largest auto-parts maker, says it will stop investing in parts for internal combustion engines.

A Boeing 737 MAX Test Flight Had Its 2019-08-06 17:59:01The aircraft flying loops off the Oregon Coast on Monday was likely testing potential fixes for the troubled MCAS system, implicated in two crashes.

Self-Driving Trucks Are Ready to Do Business in 2019-08-06 07:00:00Kodiak Robotics will begin commercial service between Dallas and Houston, though a host of other self-driving startups have already been testing in th

Now on the Used Car Lot: Great Electric 2019-08-05 07:00:00Used car shopping site Shift says EVs accounted for 4 percent of sales in the first half of 2019, triple their share of a year ago.

Hand-Crafted Bentleys, a Climate Bill, and More Car 2019-08-04 09:00:00A $287 billion transportation bill approved by a Senate committee includes $10 billion for preventing and mitigating the effects of climate change.

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Jaguar Land Rover to create new global parts New! 2019-08-20 06:01:00Tata-owned Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) is planning to create a new parts distribution base in the English Midlands.

BP Chargemaster installs 150KW UK retail points New! 2019-08-20 05:39:00BP Chargemaster has unveiled its first 150kW electric vehicle chargers on a BP retail site, the first in a planned network of ultra-fast infrastructur

Eaton selects KPIT to support eMobility New! 2019-08-20 04:49:00Eaton has chosen global technology company, KPIT to support the development of next-generation electrified technologies for its eMobility business uni

China woes force Mando to downsize 2019-08-19 12:13:00Korean auto components maker Mando has reportedly decided to downsize its workforce on declining Chinese business.

Carl-Peter Forster proposed for Hella shareholder chair 2019-08-19 10:52:00Auto industry veteran Carl-Peter Forster (65), is to be proposed as chairman of Hella's shareholder committee.

Malaysia vehicle sales continued to plunge in July 2019-08-19 08:53:00Malaysia's new vehicle market continued to fall sharply in July, by almost 26% to 50,853 units compared with strong year-earlier sales of 68,466 unit

Action needed to boost China car sales - 2019-08-19 08:26:00As worries grow over China's economic slowdown and adverse consequences for the automotive sector, China's automotive trade association has called f

RHA hails "totally different" approach from new UK 2019-08-19 07:58:00RHA Chief Executive, Richard Burnett says he welcomes a "totally different, pro-active" approach from new British Transport Secretary, Grant Shapps.

Rheinmetall secures fuel cell component order 2019-08-19 06:37:00Rheinmetall Automotive is developing a recirculation fan for hydrogen not yet consumed within fuel cell stacks, as well as coolant pumps for 400 and 8

EDAG partners for lightweight components 2019-08-19 06:17:00EDAG, along with nine European partners, has developed a new hybrid joining process which will make the production of lightweight components for the a

Sumitomo Chemical acquires Emas Plastik 2019-08-19 05:51:00Sumitomo Chemical has acquired Emas Plastik, a major plastic compounder group in Turkey.

Henkel partners in SYMPA 3D printing project 2019-08-19 05:23:00Henkel is partnering in research and development project, SYMPA, sponsored by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF), as well as

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Diez Concepts Jaguar E-Type Low-Drag Coupe is the 2019-08-19 13:00:00The concept of a vintage car with modern hardware is a popular one. Boutique builders like Singer and Icon have been selling reimagined versions of cl

Ford creates one-off 2020 Mustang Shelby GT500 "Venom" 2019-08-19 11:45:00A one-of-a-kind 2020 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 finished in exclusive metallic paint called Venom will be raffled off to support JDRF (formerly the Juv

Porsche Type 64 auction fail, Acura TLX Type 2019-08-19 11:00:00The sole surviving 1939 Type 64 and the oldest car to bear the Porsche name was put up for auction during last week's Monterey Car Week. Unfortunatel

Co-founder of EV startup Nio steps down 2019-08-19 10:00:00It’s been a rough road for Chinese EV startup Nio, and it looks as though things are about to get even bumpier. On Thursday, Nio confirmed that

2021 Acura TLX Type S spy shots 2019-08-19 08:45:00Acura is working on a redesigned TLX sedan and this time around there will be a sporty TLX Type S model. Our spy shots show a test mule for the TLX Ty

Ford's first GT40 Roadster brings $7.6M at auction 2019-08-19 07:30:00The Ford GT40 may have been built to stick it to Ferrari at the 24 Hours of Le Mans, but just over 100 road-going versions were also built for custome

Mercedes' third-gen plug-in tech filters down to compact 2019-08-19 06:00:00Mercedes-Benz is expanding the lineup of powertrains for its compact range with a new plug-in hybrid option leveraging technology from the automaker'

Uber-rare McLaren F1 LM-Specification sells for $19.8M 2019-08-19 04:00:00With just 106 ever made, it's not every day a McLaren F1 surfaces for sale. Nevertheless, one went under the hammer on Friday at RM Sotheby's 2019 M

1939 Porsche Type 64 fails to sell due 2019-08-19 02:00:00It was anticipated to be one for the record books, but in the end the auction of the 1939 Porsche Type 64 at RM Sotheby's Monterey Car Week sale even

1931 Bentley 8 Litre Gurney Nutting Sports Tourer 2019-08-18 20:01:00In the end, the judges at the 2019 Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance couldn't turn down a good party. The judges announced that the 1931 Bentley 8 Li

Porsche 911 Turbo joins Forza's Lego expansion pack 2019-08-18 08:00:00Earlier this year the "Forza" racing series for the Microsoft Xbox console let racing fans live out their childhood fantasies by introducing "Forza

Engine expert thinks 2020 Toyota Supra could handle 2019-08-18 03:00:00One of the most endearing things about the fourth-generation Toyota Supra was its 2JZ heart. Though only rated at 320 horsepower from the factory, the

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Ford Recalls 100,000 Sedans Over Seatbelt Pretensioners 2019-08-19 17:11:14Ford may be phasing out the Fusion and Lincoln MKZ sedans in the near future, that doesn’t mean you won’t see some the next time you&rsquo

With Its Purpose-built Comeback Car, Lincoln Aims to 2019-08-19 16:06:30We’re not going to sugarcoat it — Cadillac routinely bests Lincoln in terms of sales. General Motors’ luxury marque constantly carve

Report: Ford’s Flat Rock Assembly Tapped for Brace 2019-08-19 15:22:19While Ford has a “Mustang-inspired” electric crossover on the way for 2020 and a ICE-free F-150 coming down the pipe, the automaker’

Uber Whistleblower: Autonomous Vehicles Need New Safety Metrics, 2019-08-19 14:06:19Over the past year the automotive industry has carefully walked back the expectations surrounding autonomous cars. Yet pretty much any change in rheto

Dogs Go to Work As the Subaru Crosstrek 2019-08-19 13:17:40Spend a few minutes talking to a normal, regular person, and they’ll probably reveal very little knowledge of a vehicle’s mechanics or spe

2019 Lexus ES 300h Ultra Luxury Review – 2019-08-19 12:00:38Automotive journalists have long labeled the Lexus ES, and especially the hybrid version, as “boring.” Count me among that number. To its

QOTD: Witness to Auction Shenanigans? 2019-08-19 11:06:49Over the weekend at Monterey, RM Sotheby’s executed what will forever remain one of the worst screw-ups in auction history. With a piece of is-i

As It Plots a Modest Path Forward, Fiat 2019-08-19 10:28:43Fiat, the ancient automotive brand found at the top of very few American shopping lists, finds itself in the midst of a transformation. On its Europea

Buy/Drive/Burn: Very Expensive Luxury SUVs From 1990 2019-08-19 09:07:32Our last couple of Buy/Drive/Burn posts covered two different flavors of compact Japanese SUVs from the 1990s. Today we branch out and review larger,

Junkyard Find: 2006 Isuzu I-280 pickup 2019-08-19 08:00:54Some guys dream of finding a Blower Bentley or Hemi Super Bee in a dusty barn. I get excited when I find an obscure example of badge engineering in a

Audi Ups Its Wagon Tease Game 2019-08-17 12:52:11Despite wagons facing a growing unpopularity that rivals that of free speech, Audi continues winking and nudging at North America, sneakily hinting th

Study Examines America’s Most Crashed Car Models 2019-08-16 15:51:23Earlier this month the insurance comparison site Insurify passed around a study of the car models most likely to receiving speeding tickets. The

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Feds: 58,000 UAW watches never handed out, but 2019-08-18 00:00:01Charges against Michael Grimes bring the scandal closer to former UAW Vice President Joe Ashton, who headed the GM department from 2010 through 2014,

Ram hopes its diesel head start pays off 2019-08-18 00:00:01After earlier generations had the full-size diesel pickup segment to themselves, Ram now has to contend with rival offerings from Ford and Chevrolet.

Suppliers' party may be ending 2019-08-18 00:00:01Forecasters warn a combination of rising costs, falling vehicle sales and uncertainty over future technologies may end a decade of growth in the auto

Safety idea gets a mandate 2019-08-17 00:00:01Automakers were already testing the waters for child-detection safety features. If regulators move forward in the U.S. and Europe, the technologies wo

With '19 Outback selling well, Subaru taking time 2019-08-17 00:00:01Subaru's production switch to the redesigned 2020 Outback crossover comes at a time when the outgoing model is still carrying the brand's volume. So

Mahindra tests Mich. tax-break program 2019-08-17 00:00:01A plan to hire 2,000 people at the former GM site in Flint hinges on getting incentives from a program that's nearing its cap and about to expire.

Denso scouting office space in Pittsburgh near AV 2019-08-16 16:23:04The Pittsburgh Business Times reports that auto supplier Denso has scouted property near the city's "Robotics Row," a cluster of technology an

Bugatti looks back to 1990s with Centodieci 2019-08-16 16:04:35Bugatti is turning to its history -- this time the 1990s -- for design inspiration with plans to build just 10 copies of the Centodieci, the latest mo

Audi offers shoppers 7 days of free car 2019-08-16 15:30:52Customers who buy or lease a 2019 or newer vehicle will receive seven complimentary days of rental service via SilverCar by Audi.

VW, SEC urged by judge to resolve civil 2019-08-16 15:25:54The federal judge in California earlier questioned why the regulator waited two years to sue the automaker, which has paid billions in fines and buyba

McLaren to expand lineup with 2-seat roadster 2019-08-16 12:45:34McLaren Automotive is going with an open-air design with its next Ultimate Series model. And with carbon fiber construction, McLaren says the roadster

BMW's new CEO urges staff to narrow sales 2019-08-16 10:57:52In an internal email, Oliver Zipse encouraged employees to embrace change and innovate. BMW has lost ground to rival Mercedes-Benz over the past

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2021 Maybach GLS-Class Spied During Testing, Could Be 2019-08-19 13:41:43According to Mercedes-Benz, the new GLS is the S-Class of SUVs, but that wouldn't work unless they had an uber-luxury version of it as well. And here

Drunk Driver Hits Train and Is Struck by 2019-08-19 12:53:02Some people have all the luck in the world. Like this drunk driver from Tenino, Washington, who got himself into a very serious car accident that invo

Ford Mustang Long Nose Looks Like a V12 2019-08-19 12:41:14Every few years or so, the Internet is hit in the face of the reality that portrays a Ford Mustang V12 swap. However, these toys usually keep their po

Tesla Roadster Based on the Mazda Miata Is 2019-08-19 11:38:08Slowly but surely Tesla's model range expands. The American electric car maker currently sells sedans and SUVs, but a pickup truck is also in the wor

13-Year-Old Boy Charged with Kidnapping After Stealing Car 2019-08-19 11:10:59Abandoning a stolen car shortly after you’ve stolen it will not absolve you of your sins or, for that matter, make the prosecutors go easier on

Redesigned Mitsubishi L200 Pickup Arrives In the United 2019-08-19 10:56:09Now on sale in the United Kingdom, the mid-cycle refresh of the Mitsubishi L200 is priced at £21,515 on-the-road excluding VAT for the 4Life tri

Redesigned Bugatti Centodieci Has Conformist Front End, Is 2019-08-19 10:56:02It's no surprise that the Bugatti Centodieci has split opinions on social media. It's not just that the polarizing styling of the Molsheim machine i

Tesla Roadster Becomes First Car to Orbit the 2019-08-19 10:55:12Once every year, billions of cars complete their trip around the Sun, attached as they are to the ultimate spaceship, planet Earth. But only one vehic

Car Crashes Into L.A. Restaurant, Hits Man Sitting 2019-08-19 10:55:09Imagine going out for a drink and ending up almost pinned to the bar by a car that just came crashing through the wall and into the establishment.

8ft Alligator Casually Wanders in Traffic During Florida 2019-08-19 10:35:15Stay out of the water if you’re in Florida, even if it’s only rainwater. During a rainstorm last week, drivers in Pinellas Park were surpr

Florida Woman Locks Daughter in Hot Car for 2019-08-19 09:54:32It’s one thing to forget your child inside the car because of some change in your daily routine, and it’s an entirely different kind of th

Gordon Murray’s T.50 Supercar to Sell in the 2019-08-19 09:54:18Remember the McLaren F1? For a significant number of people, the F1 is one of the greatest cars of all time, one that not even the company that made i


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