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AM General Loses Humvee Lawsuit Against ‘Call of 2020-04-03 20:01:07The Humvee is an iconic military vehicle that has been at the center of many conflicts the world over the past 30 years or so. It’s also been at

Tesla’s Next Autopilot Feature? Traffic Light Recognition and 2020-04-03 18:25:53If you go to Tesla’s website to order a car today, you’ll find that a new upcoming feature for the brand’s Full Self-Driving Capabil

Century Club! Mazda Launches Special 100th Anniversary Models 2020-04-03 17:15:53It’s hard to believe Mazda’s been building cars for 100 years. Wait, it hasn’t. Then what’s all this talk about Mazda’s

14 Vehicles With the Longest Running Nameplates 2020-04-03 16:15:00A Look at America's Oldest Surviving Model Names The post 14 Vehicles With the Longest Running Nameplates appeared first on MotorTrend.

The RS 3 Nardo Edition Is a Faster 2020-04-03 15:30:43The pocket-rocket Audi RS 3 is about to get even sharper performance. The Audi RS 3 Nardo edition reaches a greater top speed than the standard model,

It Feels Like a Billion Years Ago, But 2020-04-03 14:55:41What we thought was wild, way back in those innocent days before the coronavirus pandemic, seems a bit strange today. Take NASCAR, for example—r

Jeep VIASA Vans and Trucks Are Awesome Spanish 2020-04-03 14:30:51When is a classic Jeep not a classic Jeep? When it’s an Ebro! Or a VIASA! Or, well, any one of these unusual sorta-Jeeps built under license in

Cadillac’s 500-HP-Plus Blackwing V-8 Engine May Live to 2020-04-03 13:25:32The Cadillac CT6 won’t live to see the 2021 model year in the United States, but the limited-production CT6-V model’s twin-turbo 4.2-liter

1999 Acura NSX Zanardi Edition Is the Lightweight, 2020-04-03 12:19:20Prices have skyrocketed for ’90s Japanese supercars in recent years, making what were once attainable dream cars significantly less so. MkIV Toy

How To Maintain a Battery-Electric Vehicle 2020-04-03 11:21:51More than 50 years before Carl Benz applied for his 1886 patent for a “vehicle powered by a gas engine,” Scottish inventor Robert Anderson

Friday Night Watch Party: Join NASCAR Driver Corey 2020-04-02 19:55:11If you haven’t seen the MotorTrend original streaming series, “NASCAR ALL IN: Battle for Dayton”, and taken a revelatory inside look

The Ford Mustang Shelby GT350 Appears to Be 2020-04-02 19:05:45Yesterday we we reported that the legendary Mustang Mach 1 nameplate might be making a comeback in 2021. We think the Mach 1 will be a run-out sp

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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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UK LCV sales more than halve in March New! 2020-04-06 09:41:00UK sales of new light commercial vehicles (LCVs) last month fell more than the 44.5% plunge seen for new cars - 54.3% year on year in March amid

Japanese automakers halt production in Indonesia New! 2020-04-06 09:11:00Suzuki and Honda announced they would temporarily suspend production in Indonesia for two weeks in April due to the COVID19 coronavirus outbreak.

Schaeffler and family donate EUR1m to Red Cross New! 2020-04-06 08:42:00Schaeffler and the Schaeffler family are jointly donating EUR1m (US$1.1m) to the Red Cross to help in the fight against Covid-19.

Mahindra cancels Ssangyong recovery plan New! 2020-04-06 08:21:00South Korean SUV manufacturer Ssangyong Motor Company on Monday said it would have to sell off non-core assets to help it remain in business after its

Ford toppled as UK market leader New! 2020-04-06 06:29:00Ford of Britain has lost its long held position as the UK market's number one passenger vehicle brand. SMMT data for March show that during the first

Lear postpones Investor Day due to coronavirus concerns New! 2020-04-06 06:16:00Lear is to postpone its Investor Day, previously scheduled for 9 June in Southfield, Michigan, due to ongoing health and safety consideratio

Tenneco withdraws full-year financial guidance New! 2020-04-06 06:14:00Tenneco is withdrawing its first-quarter and full-year financial guidance issued on 20 February, 2020 and will provide additional updates during its f

Cooper Tire continues temporary plant closures in Americas New! 2020-04-06 06:14:00Cooper Tire says its manufacturing plants in the US and Mexico will remain closed for at least another two weeks to protect the health

Subaru brings forward Japanese plant shutdown New! 2020-04-06 05:47:00Subaru Corporation said it would change the starting date of its planned production halt at its Gunma manufacturing plant due to newly occurred i

Toyota suspends production at five plants in Japan New! 2020-04-06 05:27:00Toyota Motor on Friday said it was halting production at five plants in Japan in response to a sharp fall in overseas demand due to the global COVID19

UK car market down 44.4% in March New! 2020-04-06 05:16:00The UK car market was down 44.5% in March as the COVID-19 crisis caused showrooms to close in lockdowned Britain.

Toyota to establish renewable energy sourcing partnership New! 2020-04-06 05:09:00Toyota Motor Corporation, Chubu Electric Power Company and Toyota Tsusho Corporation signed an agreement to jointly establish a company that will sour

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2021 Genesis G80, 2021 Porsche Panamera, Alfa Romeo 2020-04-04 08:30:00Genesis' G80 mid-size sedan has been redesigned. The latest generation boasts a new platform, new powertrains, and a very alluring design, and it wil

How Koenigsegg's 3-cylinder engine makes 600 horsepower 2020-04-04 06:00:00The Koenigsegg Gemera is a four-seat hypercar that can do 0-62 mph in a claimed 1.9 seconds, but perhaps the most remarkable thing about this Swedish

Why is there an Avanti at the Corvette 2020-04-03 16:27:00When the National Corvette Museum re-opens for general admission in Bowling Green, Kentucky, one of the vehicles on display will be a 1977 Studebaker

2020 Toyota Camry TRD, 2021 BMW 5-Series, Koenigsegg's 2020-04-03 14:00:00We slid behind the wheel of the 2020 Toyota Camry TRD; the 2021 BMW 5-Series was spied; and we interviewed Koenigsegg designer Sasha Selipanov. It's

2020 Beijing auto show postponed to Sept. due 2020-04-03 13:00:00Organizers of the Beijing auto show, officially Auto China, announced Thursday that this year's show has been postponed to September 26. The show was

2020 Audi RS 3 Nardo Edition is a 2020-04-03 12:33:00Audi has introduced a special edition of the 2020 RS 3 aimed at pure performance. The 2020 Audi RS 3 Nardo Edition has a higher top speed than the sta

Mazda marks centennial with special-edition series 2020-04-03 11:45:00Mazda started out life as a cork manufacturer back in 1920 and within a decade was producing a rickshaw of sorts based on a motorcycle platform. The f

GM to build Hondas, Audi's next A8, Mil-Spec 2020-04-03 11:00:00Honda is set to launch a pair of EVs based on the same platform underpinning the upcoming GMC Hummer EV. The platform is General Motors' new BEV3 des

Volvo to bring self-driving car development in-house 2020-04-03 10:00:00Volvo and automotive supplier Autoliv in 2017 established the joint venture Zenuity to oversee the development of driver-assist features and a fully s

McLaren cuts back build slots for Elva speedster 2020-04-03 09:00:00McLaren will reduce the number of build slots for the Elva from an originally planned 399 examples down to just 249. The information was revealed by M

GM to build EVs for Honda backed by 2020-04-03 07:45:00General Motors and Honda announced Thursday plans to jointly develop two electric cars to be sold by Honda in North America starting from the 2024 mod

2021 BMW 2-Series Active Tourer spy shots 2020-04-03 07:00:00BMW is preparing a redesign for its 2-Series Active Tourer compact minivan that was never sold in the United States. The 2-Series AT was the first BMW

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QOTD: So, What’s Happening This Weekend? 2020-04-03 16:10:22Hey all. Big plans this weekend? Lots of stuff going on? Yours truly plans to finally swap his car’s cheap winter rubber for equally cheap, corn

NASCAR Delays Next-generation Stock Car Until 2022 2020-04-03 15:23:09On Thursday, NASCAR announced the planned debut of the next-generation stock car is being pushed back until 2022. The new breed was originally expecte

Happy Hundredth: Mazda Rolls Out Commemorative Models 2020-04-03 13:43:32While buying a new car has recently fallen in popularity in the Western world, taking a backseat to things like experimenting with rice in the kitchen

See You in September? Beijing Motor Show Delayed 2020-04-03 13:10:41The organizers of the Beijing International Automotive Exhibition have rescheduled the event on account of the novel coronavirus. Originally slated to

Rare Rides: Extended Luxury With the 1986 Zimmer 2020-04-03 11:52:24Have you ever wished for a very luxurious coupe for grand touring purposes — one with an unconventional engine placement and the underpinnings o

Portent for U.S.? Ford Says European Production Offline 2020-04-03 11:26:08The novel coronavirus pandemic took hold in Europe before invading the U.S., which is why anyone hoping for a quick restart of the domestic manufactur

Coronavirus Impact: Canadian Auto Sales Drive Off a 2020-04-03 10:39:18Mirroring its southern neighbor, Canadian auto sales took a dive last month as measures designed to slow the spread of COVID-19 went into effect acros

Ford Fondly Remembers Cash for Clunkers 2020-04-03 09:00:17With social distancing measures throwing automotive sales straight into the dumpster, Ford is reportedly getting ready to float some interesting ideas

Outsource to Detroit: GM Workers to Build Hondas 2020-04-03 08:00:48Sometimes, if you find yourself lagging behind the pack and eagerly wish for a quick way to catapult yourself ahead, it makes sense to piggyback on so

Ford Mustang Mach 1 Could Return in 2021 2020-04-02 15:35:21Despite Ford’s rejiggering of the Mach 1 name for use in the Mustang-inspired Mach-E crossover, the original will not be superseded by the new E

Ford F-150 Hybrid Slowly Comes Into View 2020-04-02 14:38:57Long promised and as of yet undelivered, the hybrid variant of the Ford F-150 will be the first vehicle of its kind in a wildly competitive (and lucra

Rare Rides: A 1979 Volvo 242 GT, Ready 2020-04-02 13:48:23Today’s Rare Ride is from a time when a few of the sensible people at the Volvo Boxy Car Company created a special, sporty version of their main

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Virus puts stores in ‘survival mode' New! 2020-04-06 00:00:01Dealers across the country are bracing for the financial hit from the coronavirus pandemic as they begin to close the books on March. April may be wor

Big pickup sales rise 3% despite overall plunge New! 2020-04-06 00:00:01March pickup sales continued without a hitch in the Southeast and South Central regions but fell well below forecasts everywhere else as man

In Japan, Continental opens crisis playbook New! 2020-04-06 00:00:01The supplier is bracing for another level of escalation in the COVID-19 pandemic amid expectations that Japan will be the next to go under lockdo

Pandemic crimps CarMax expansion plans New! 2020-04-06 00:00:01The used-car giant was on a record pace until the coronavirus caused a dramatic decline.

Off-lease tide faces uncertainty New! 2020-04-06 00:00:01An estimated 1.8 million lease customers in the U.S. are scheduled to turn in their cars from March to July. Putting them into new vehicles will be to

How NADA mobilized as virus threat grew New! 2020-04-06 00:00:01The association has scrambled to adjust internally while maintaining a presence on Capitol Hill and guiding dealers through an unprecedented crisis.

Nissan turnaround, struggling stores in jeopardy amid outbreak New! 2020-04-06 00:00:01Profitability was a big challenge before the pandemic. A big question now: Will the extraordinary economic complications of COVID-19 be fatal to some

For battery challenger, it's build, build, build 2020-04-05 00:00:01South Korea's SK Innovation wants to be a big player in EV batteries, but first it needs the factories to make it happen.

Staying open puts dealers at risk for police 2020-04-05 00:00:01Dealerships and dealers face risks ranging from fines, jail time and court orders to shut businesses if they defy stay-at-home or nonessential-busines

Former racing star helps put troubled Nissan back 2020-04-05 00:00:01Keiko Ihara, one of the automaker's independent outside directors, is a race car driver turned corporate bigwig who has been a key mover in many of N

FCA postpones shareholders' meeting to late June 2020-04-03 17:43:29The automaker said delaying the annual meeting, which was scheduled for April 16, would result in the postponement of a resolution on its $1

Hyundai extends expiring warranties to June 30 2020-04-03 17:17:32In response to concerns over servicing vehicles while also maintaining social distancing, the automaker is giving customers more time to get service w

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Here Is NASA’s Electric Airplane Out in the New! 2020-04-06 08:59:59In October of last year, the American space agency announced it is joining the global race for the development of an electrically-powered aircraft as

This Dodge Dakota LS Sport Convertible Looks Pristine, New! 2020-04-06 07:44:06Ah, the Dakota! Produced from 1986 to 2011 over three generations, the mid-size pickup truck from Dodge is dearly missed these days. Ford has brought

Watch the Indian Appaloosa Scout Bobber Being Thrashed New! 2020-04-06 07:32:03Back in February, when things still seemed right in the world, Indian Motorcycles released the first information about the revised version of the Appa

Ferrari F430 "White Walker" Is Slammed and Then New! 2020-04-06 07:01:13The #slammed aftermarket subculture is gaining extra traction with each new season, with the supercar subgenre being no exception. And while most buil

1955 Chevrolet One-Fifty Gasser Looks Like a Drag New! 2020-04-06 05:53:57Back in the first half of the 1950s, the world was still recovering from the devastation of the second world war. It was a time when great efforts wer

Teslas to Be Primed Like Cheetahs for the New! 2020-04-06 05:29:18The cheetah is the fastest land animal in the world. The wild cat has an acceleration time that can leave most of the world’s cars in the dust:

This Ford F-150 Is the Raptor on Mil-Spec New! 2020-04-06 04:18:30500 naturally-aspirated horsepower coming from a tuned 5.0-liter V8 engine. This sums up the latest high-performance creation coming from Michigan-bas

Mercedes-Benz CLK GTR Number 8 of 25 Spotted New! 2020-04-06 02:50:41Built as a Homologation Special model - as per old FIA rules, you had to build 25 road-going examples of a car to have it homologated for top-tier GT

Speeding in Your Lamborghini to Get Tested for New! 2020-04-06 02:09:23The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has changed everything about our life, redefining the very concept of “normalcy.” “Speeding” sti

Jay Leno Plays Roadside Mechanic on Broken-Down 1953 New! 2020-04-06 01:25:00Former comedian and talk show host Jay Leno is known for a bunch of things: he’s funny, he’s rich, and he’s a passionate car and mot

Airbus, MVRDV Unlock Full Potential of Flying Cars New! 2020-04-06 00:45:23As cities become more congested and polluted, it’s become clear that humanity must look up to the skies for a truly efficient, more eco-friendly

Here’s How Tesla Is Making Ventilators Out of New! 2020-04-05 23:38:51At the end of last month, Tesla CEO Elon Musk went from calling the new Coronavirus panic “dumb” to offering to help whichever way possibl


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