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Ogle Suzuki’s Jimny 4×4—Because It’s Not Coming to 2020-01-17 21:41:13You’re forgiven for not knowing exactly what the Suzuki Jimny is—or for calling it the “Jimmy,” which was a GMC SUV in the &ls

GMC Shot a Freaking Sofa (and Lots of 2020-01-17 18:30:37Carbon fiber is strong and lightweight, making it a favored component in race cars and exotic road vehicles, and GMC is out to prove the material&rsqu

500,000 Teslas Being Investigated Over Unintended Acceleration Claims 2020-01-17 16:22:34The U.S. government is looking into claims that certain Tesla vehicles suffer a defect that can cause sudden unintended acceleration. According to a p

Watch Out, NASA, Forget SpaceX—Lexus Is Designing Vehicles 2020-01-17 14:40:40It seems Lexus’s design department has grown a little bored with designing vehicles for Earth. The company recently released a series of design

2020 Jeep Gladiator North Edition Is Ready to 2020-01-17 12:08:30Jeep is introducing a host of North Edition models to take the sting out of the coldest months of the year. Offered across the entire lineup, from the

Four-Cylinder Toyota Supra Coming to Europe; Is the 2020-01-17 10:20:06The Toyota Supra is as synonymous with the inline six-cylinder engine as Seth Rogen is to marijuana. Or is it? While the 2020 GR Supra is sold exclusi

Just a Reminder That the 1975–1980 Oldsmobile Starfire 2020-01-17 08:00:14For some, the so-called Malaise era, loosely defined as the automotive period between 1973 and 1983, was an irredeemably dark time in American automot

Peek Inside Football Star Ronde Barber’s Garage Full 2020-01-17 04:00:47Quick Stats: Ronde Barber, Analyst for Fox NFL, Super Bowl champion Daily Driver: 2017 Ram 2500 (Ronde’s rating: 8 plus on a scale of 1 to 10) O

1964 Porsche 901 vs. 1986 Porsche 959: Who’s 2020-01-17 04:00:31October 22, 1964 proved to be a fateful day. The 53rd, 54th, and 55th Porsche 911s were built that day, only they weren’t called 911s. See, a ye

Rare 1967 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 “Little Red” 2020-01-16 17:52:18Two years ago, this gleaming Candy Apple–red, one-off 1967 Ford Shelby GT500 EXP prototype dubbed “Little Red” was wasting away in a

Are Jeep Wranglers Safe? We Look at the 2020-01-16 04:00:49The Jeep Wrangler is unmistakably cool, but is it safe in an accident? It does things no other SUV can do, but does that make a difference in whether

2020 Mazda CX-30 vs. 2020 Hyundai Kona: Which 2020-01-16 04:00:37Automakers crank out subcompact crossovers by the bushel, but you can’t accuse them of copying each other. Proof: the Mazda CX-30 and Hyundai Ko

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Feds Are Content to Let Cars Drive, and 2020-01-09 15:03:42 A new Transportation Department policy on self-driving cars is long on boosting the industry and short on ensuring its safety.

Sony's Concept Car Puts Entertainment in the Driver's 2020-01-08 19:44:47The Vision-S showcases big screens, sensors, and a supremely comfortable ride.

There Are Too Many Lidar Companies. They Can't 2020-01-08 09:00:00A few years ago, scores of startups promised to build the hardware that grants self-driving cars the gift of sight. Now comes the shakeout.

Bell and Hyundai Soar Into the Air Taxi 2020-01-07 20:16:58At CES, the helicopter maker and the global manufacturing giant unveil their concepts for flying urban mobility.

A Strange New Decade, Tesla's Strong Sales, and 2020-01-05 09:00:00Tesla delivered 367,500 cars last year, a 50 percent jump from 2018. The company’s stock also surpassed $420, a symbolic figure for CEO Elon Mus

The Former CEO of Nissan Was Likely Smuggled 2020-01-04 08:00:00The Japanese government still doesn't know exactly how Carlos Ghosn, who was under house arrest, managed to flee to Lebanon.

Now the Courts Will Decide Whether Uber Drivers 2020-01-03 13:43:16A California law aimed at requiring gig economy companies to classify workers as employees took effect January 1. That hardly settled the matter.

Segway's S-Pod Brings the Hoverchairs From 'WALL-E' to 2020-01-03 09:00:00You'll soon be able to scoot around town—at 24 mph—without even having to stand up.

Cities Struggle to Boost Ridership With ‘Uber for 2020-01-02 08:00:00Helsinki, Los Angeles, Shanghai, Singapore, and other metros have been experimenting with on-demand buses—and not seeing a lot of success.

Cities Race to Slow Climate Change—and Improve Life 2020-01-01 08:00:00Mayors across the world say we all need to consider how urban planning and climate intersect with well-being.

When the Transportation Revolution Hit the Real World 2019-12-26 08:00:00Ten years ago, they promised us self-driving cars. We got a scooter surge, clashes with regulators, and the brutal realities of mobility.

Car Share Shrinks, a Tax Break Vanishes, and 2019-12-22 09:00:00Share Now says it is leaving North America, and Tesla buyers will no longer get help from Uncle Sam for their EVs (and GM buyers are next).

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Kia workers agree pay deal 2020-01-20 11:38:00Kia Motors workers have accepted a revised pay for 2019 offer by company management, ending months of protracted wage negotiations and industrial

FAW Volkswagen eyes further growth with 29 new 2020-01-20 11:02:00Chinese car making joint venture FAW-Volkswagen said it planned to launch 29 new vehicle models this year, including six new energy vehicles, as the c

Romanian car output up in 2019 2020-01-20 10:44:00Romanian car production increased by 3% year on year in 2019 to 490,412 units, according to data from the Romanian Association of Automobile Producers

BMW US factory sets output record 2020-01-20 09:15:00BMW Manufacturing set a new production record in 2019 with 411,620 X SUVs produced, topping the previous record by 449 units (411,171 in 2016).

JLR works on shape shifting seats 2020-01-20 08:58:00Tata Motors' Jaguar Land Rover is developing a pioneering shape-shifting seat system designed to improve occupant wellbeing by tackling the health ri

Toyota completes Indiana modernisation 2020-01-20 07:03:00Toyota's US Indiana assembly unit (TMMI) said it had spent an additional US$700m and added 150 new jobs to complete its modernisation project, announ

New York State outlines EV initiatives 2020-01-20 06:54:00New York State Governor, Andrew Cuomo today says the State Department of Public Service has issued a report recommending the establishment of a u

Mann+Hummel becomes Hydrogen Council member 2020-01-20 05:56:00Mann+Hummel has joined the Hydrogen Council becoming one of more than 80 members.

Chinese firms sign Bulgarian MoU for EV buses 2020-01-20 05:24:00Chinese companies ACN Worldwide and Jiangsu Alfa Bus company have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Bulgaria's investment agency for co

Subaru charts electrified future 2020-01-20 04:52:00Subaru has outlined its long-term electrification aims at a press briefing in Japan, including making all vehicles sold electrified (electric vehicles

Philippine market growth continues in December 2020-01-20 04:42:00The Philippine new vehicle market expanded 5.5% to 33,715 units in December from 31,945 units in the same month of the previous year, according to mem

ElringKlinger joins Hydrogen Council 2020-01-20 04:33:00ElringKlinger has become a member of the Hydrogen Council, comprising energy, transport and industry companies.

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Tesla fires back against "completely false" unintended acceleration 2020-01-20 16:33:00Tesla on Monday fired back at a complaint filed last week that its cars could suddenly, and without warning, unintentionally accelerate. "This petiti

Paul Walker Lightweights collection sells for $1,205,000 at 2020-01-20 13:00:00The BMW M3 Lightweights – of which Walker had a fleet of five – have become prized automobiles. One would wonder if the "Fast and Furious

2020 Chevrolet Corvette C8 VIN 001 sold to 2020-01-20 11:45:00The first mid-engine 2020 Chevrolet Corvette C8 has been sold but not at a dealership. It was auctioned off for a good cause. The first production C8

2021 Ford baby Bronco spy shots 2020-01-20 11:30:00Ford is working on a small SUV with rugged looks and off-road capabilty to rival the Jeep Renegade. We first received confirmation of the new SUV in e

Worst spin-off models, next-gen Nissan Z, VW needs 2020-01-20 11:00:00Spin-off models aren't always a good idea. They can pad an automaker's pockets with extra profit if executed properly. When executed poorly, they ca

Watch Jay Leno drive the original Silver Arrow, 2020-01-20 10:00:00Racing legends typically have questionable histories equally rooted in myth and fact. Not so with the Mercedes-Benz Silver Arrows. The name traces its

Walter Röhrl walks us through the top 5 2020-01-20 09:00:00Rally may not be the first kind of racing people associate with Porsche, but the sports car maker isn't a stranger to speeding through deserts and of

Volkswagen chief: Time to "slaughter some sacred cows" 2020-01-20 08:00:00The times are a changin' and the top brass at one of the world's largest automakers knows it. It's time to shift with big changes toward electrific

Spun off, spun out, spun and done: The 2020-01-20 07:00:00Spin-off models are the easy way to make big money in the car industry. Build one car that's a hit and after a few years, it recoups its investment.

2020 Audi Q5 and A8 are ready to 2020-01-20 06:00:00Audi is ready to ready to plug in to America with a pair of new vehicles, which both will offer increased performance and fuel economy compared to the

Next-generation Nissan Z reportedly has 400 hp, retro 2020-01-19 08:00:00The current Nissan 370Z made its debut for the 2009 model year. It's the definition of long in the tooth. Sounds like that's about to change. On Thu

The Urus SUV helped Lamborghini shatter its all-time 2020-01-19 06:00:00The tiny Italian automaker with a bull on its logo wasn't so tiny in 2019. On Monday, Lamborghini reported 2019 was its best sales year ever. The rea

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What’s to Become of Chrysler? New! 2020-01-21 17:00:15Chrysler has certainly changed since emerging from the ashes of the Maxwell Motor Company in 1925, spending the better part of the 20th century p

Tesla Blames Short Sellers for Recall Petition, Says New! 2020-01-21 15:10:28Following confirmation from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) that it will look into a petition calling on the agency to 

Chevrolet Astro Revival? How About… No New! 2020-01-21 14:27:12This must be some sort of irony-steeped Radwood thing. How else to explain the sudden resurgence in enthusiasm for a mid-sized van that loitered in Ge

Defeat Device Suspicions Lead to Mitsubishi Probe New! 2020-01-21 13:38:24Mitsubishi is under investigation by German prosecutors for the suspected use of illegal defeat devices on diesel engines. As usual, the probe was kic

2020 Hyundai Venue – A Basic Box New! 2020-01-21 12:33:43At some point in the past few years, the word “basic” began being used as a pejorative, aimed at young men and women whose personal style

Where Your Author Spends Dollars on a Mexican New! 2020-01-21 11:45:02All of you have shared in my car shopping experience, which began at the end of 2019. Starting with a solicitation for recommendations back in Oc

‘Not a Car’: GM’s Cruise to Show Off…Something New! 2020-01-21 11:10:46Cruise LLC, General Motors’ self-driving arm, plans to reveal a revolutionary vehicle in San Francisco on Tuesday, Bloomberg has learned. It wil

Toyota Tacoma to Hitch a Ride From the New! 2020-01-21 10:25:02The perennially popular Toyota Tacoma will move all of its assembly south of the Rio Grande under a recently announced production switch-up. When the

Subaru Goes Big on Electrification in New Plan, New! 2020-01-21 09:05:50Like it or not, Subaru plans to make up for lost time by delving deep into the world of electrification. In a technical briefing Monday, the automaker

QOTD: Who’s to Blame? New! 2020-01-21 08:00:42No, we’re not talking about your divorce. Keep that baggage to yourself! Rather, we’re talking about the person in your life who kindled t

Is CarbonPro Everything GMC Claims? 2020-01-20 17:14:24With General Motors razzing Ford back in 2015 for optioning an aluminum truck bed to save weight, thus improving fuel economy, it couldn’t pull

Jeep Remains Only ‘American Brand’ Japan Seems Willing 2020-01-20 15:04:28While I don’t particularly agree with all the criticisms Lee Iacocca has thrown at Japan, his most polarizing claim (published in Playboy, no le

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Toyota recalls 3.4M vehicles because airbags may not New! 2020-01-21 17:24:51The automaker said the recalled vehicles may have an electronic control unit that does not have adequate protection against electrical noise that can

Honda to recall 2.4M U.S. vehicles for new New! 2020-01-21 17:03:27Honda said the defect involves a different type of Takata inflator than those that have prompted the largest-ever auto safety recalls worldwide coveri

Safety advocate drops lawsuit after service bulletins get New! 2020-01-21 16:10:28The Center for Auto Safety said that before its federal lawsuit, the service bulletins were often hard for the public to locate and the DOT wasn't "

Volvo to give away $1 million in cars New! 2020-01-21 16:07:40The promotion ties in to the automaker's history of safety innovations.

GM introduces eBoost brake concept for trailers New! 2020-01-21 15:59:49The concept system improves the stopping distance of the truck and trailer combined by 20 percent when compared with an identical truck and trailer wi

Plan to gut Obama-era auto mileage rules is New! 2020-01-21 14:52:30Instead of capping mileage and tailpipe greenhouse gas emission requirements after the 2020 model year, the EPA and Department of Transportation plan&

Tesla reaches deal clearing way for Michigan service New! 2020-01-21 13:56:59In a partial victory for Tesla, a settlement with Michigan clears the way for the electric vehicle maker to open service centers in the state through

U.S. Commerce Dept. won't turn over auto import New! 2020-01-21 13:26:00Congress inserted a provision in a spending bill last month demanding the White House turn over the long-secret report that President Donald Trump use

Honda to join White House initiative to boost New! 2020-01-21 11:32:31The automaker joins more than 400 other companies, including Toyota and General Motors, that previously agreed to offer education and training op

Uber tests feature allowing some California drivers to New! 2020-01-21 11:16:08Uber drivers ferrying passengers from airports in Santa Barbara, Palm Springs and Sacramento can now charge up to five times the fare set by the compa

Subaru wants 40% of sales electrified by 2030 2020-01-20 04:13:59Subaru has unveiled its first design study of the full-electric crossover it is co-developing with Toyota as the automaker makes a big push towar

Some Tesla skeptics turning into believers 2020-01-20 00:00:01The electric vehicle maker is closing in on a $100 billion valuation, having overshadowed controversies and product issues with a surprise third-quart

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Perfect Car Proportions Explained With German Hatchbacks: All New! 2020-01-21 16:48:05Everything is done digitally now, but the ideas that came to life using pen and paper a century ago still apply today. If you're just getting started

LIFT Hexa, the Flying Car You Don’t Even New! 2020-01-21 16:43:25You have to learn to walk before you run – this would work as the guiding principle behind Hexa, a small and ultralight flying car expected to s

Renault Twingo Z.E. to Feature smart EQ ForFour New! 2020-01-21 16:08:23Renault has one electric vehicle in Europe, namely the Zoe Z.E. subcompact hatchback. Sometime later in 2020, the Twingo Z.E. will join the lineup for

First Genesis GV80 Coupe Rendering Looks Like a New! 2020-01-21 15:24:39Not many people remember this, but besides the Fiat Multipla and the Pontiac Aztek, there was another really ugly car in that era. We're talking abou

Maserati Introduces Edizione Ribelle, GT Sport Package for New! 2020-01-21 15:23:55The year 2020 is a busy one for Maserati by Maserati standards. The biggest news is the introduction of a mid-engine supercar, but until then, a selec

Fake G63 4x4 Squared Based on Suzuki Jimny New! 2020-01-21 15:16:05There's no such thing as a G63 4x4 Squared, at least not officially. But this car kind of looks like one, plus it's not like the Suzuki Jimny has an

2020 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon Recon Priced at $41,380, New! 2020-01-21 13:53:48As previously reported, Jeep has revived the Recon for the 2020 model year. Now the special edition has been uploaded to the U.S. configurator, and it

Mercedes-Maybach GLA and GLB Renderings Are Trolling the New! 2020-01-21 13:26:48Mercedes is among the first carmakers to focus on luxury not just at the top of the market, but also in compact packages. Some say that the A-Class wi

Why Is the Audi S3 Sedan Faster than New! 2020-01-21 13:23:07Audi is about one month or two away from revealing the all-new A3. But that will be just a hatchback at first, and the S3 won't be added until at lea

Chevrolet Blazer 2.0-Liter Turbo EPA-Rated 24 MPG Combined New! 2020-01-21 12:56:31Priced at $28,800 excluding destination charge, the Blazer comes standard with front-wheel drive and a 2.5-liter engine. There’s a 3.6-liter V6

Lexus LC 500 Convertible VIN 100001 Auctioned for New! 2020-01-21 10:54:56In addition to $3 million for the first C8 Corvette, the Barrett-Jackson auction in Scottsdale has also seen a Lexus go for $2 million. The car in que

Nissan Leaf Sales Reach 450,000 Units, Tesla Model New! 2020-01-21 10:23:15Although it has its faults, the Leaf can’t be downplayed in the greater picture of the electric revolution. We’ve talked about its importa


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