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The Kia Telluride Is Selling So Well, Kia 2020-02-18 22:00:26Kia’s new Telluride three-row SUV is insanely popular right now. We knew it would be—it’s so good, and we named it our SUV of t

This 1964 Holman-Moody Ford Galaxie NASCAR Racer Was 2020-02-18 20:45:44One of 21 1964 Ford Galaxies based on the R-code 427 chassis—with full VIN—John Craft’s restoration of this former NASCAR racer. The

Report: 2021 Ford Bronco Reveal Timing Confirmed 2020-02-18 19:15:50We’ve been waiting years for it, and now it’s finally around the corner. The 2021 Ford Bronco reveal will take place next month, in March,

Porsche Taycan Catches Fire in Florida Garage 2020-02-18 18:30:16The 2020 Porsche Taycan is hot right now. In fact, it’s so hot that we just tested one to 60 mph in 2.4 seconds and through the quarter-mile in

2021 Mercedes-AMG GLE 63S Coupe First Look: It’s 2020-02-18 18:01:16As goes the GLE, so goes the GLE Coupe, and now the GLE63 S crossover that debuted late last year welcomes a GLE63 S Coupe sibling for the 2021 m

BMW M235i xDrive Gran Coupe First Drive: A 2020-02-18 18:01:05As much as we hope the average consumer, upon stepping into a rear-drive car for the first time, will experience a conscious or subconscious epiphany

Watch: New Land Rover Defender’s Sweet Jumps in 2020-02-18 17:15:16To no one’s surprise, the upcoming James Bond movie No Time to Die will feature a slew of Aston Martins, including the classic DB5 and V8 Vantag

Porsche 992 911 Aerokit Debuts, Brings GT3-Style Wing 2020-02-18 16:10:03Porsche’s 992-series 911 GT3 remains under wraps, but the German brand’s new Aerokit exterior styling package appears to share design insp

2021 Toyota Avalon AWD First Drive Review: Four 2020-02-18 14:25:09 This year, Toyota’s big Avalon sedan is celebrating its 25th birthday by announcing two firsts: all-wheel drive and four-cylinder propulsi

2020 Toyota Camry AWD First Drive: Home Grown 2020-02-18 14:25:06If you want something done, do it yourself. Toyota’s North American team lived this truism after begging and pleading for an AWD variant of the

The 7 Best Details Volvo Polestar 1 Details 2020-02-14 18:30:57Polestar is Volvo’s onetime de-facto performance division that has transformed into a fully realized, electrified brand with a little help from

Meet the Pagani Imola: A $5.4 million, 827-HP 2020-02-14 17:30:06Step aside, Huayra BC, because there’s a new Pagani hypercar in town. Meet the Pagani Imola; a limited-run, $5.4 million, track-focused machine


How a Street-Smart Supercar Got Ready for the 2020-02-17 08:00:00To build an NSX for racing, Acura had to "dumb down" its model by omitting its smartest part: the electric motor.

Augmented Reality From the Driver's Seat, and More 2020-02-16 09:00:00Plus: Retailers aim to improve delivery performance, and Airbus displays a model of a new blended-wing plane.

Airbus' Blended Wing Maveric Hits the Skies 2020-02-16 07:00:00Starting with the small-scale model 'Maveric', the planemaker says this new design could produce major efficiency gains.

Vexed by Missed Deliveries? Data-Savvy Tech Can Help 2020-02-15 07:00:00New services aim to ensure packages reach the right destination, on time, and preferably where someone is there to accept them. 

Uber and Lyft's Financials Reveal Two Ride-Hailing Strategies 2020-02-12 17:30:42For the moment, investors prefer Uber's broader global footprint and side hustles such as its Eats food delivery business.

With In-Car AR, Drivers Get a New View 2020-02-12 07:00:00Navigation screens with augmented reality are the latest in an arms race among upscale auto makers like Mercedes and Cadillac.

A 747 Set a New Record for Crossing 2020-02-11 12:00:00Thanks to Storm Ciara, the British Airways flight made it from New York to London in just 4 hours and 56 minutes.

Faked Traffic Jams, Soaring Tesla Stock, and Other 2020-02-09 09:00:00A German artist tricks Google Maps into seeing gridlock, and the market shows Elon Musk love.

Investors Hit the Brakes on Automotive Startups 2020-02-09 07:00:00Fervor for self-driving tech cools, and an accelerator in Detroit shuts down.

Cadillac Brings Super Cruise to the New 2021 2020-02-08 07:00:00Adding the sort of self-driving feature to the ever-popular SUV means more drivers can hit the highway, no hands needed.

This Vehicle Has No Side-View Mirrors—and It's Legal 2020-02-06 12:54:53Self-driving startup Nuro is the first company to win an exemption from federal safety requirements. It won't be the last.

Tesla Is Finally Cruising, and Investors Are Going 2020-02-06 07:00:00The electric-auto maker is valued more highly than Volkswagen, which makes roughly 20 times as many cars. Tesla's stock is also up 71 percent this ye

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Nissan trials on demand vehicle leasing in Texas New! 2020-02-19 08:32:00Nissan's US unit is trialling on demand driving through a subscription service at a single Houston, Texas, dealer.

Volvo Cars calls for wider emerging market seat New! 2020-02-19 07:41:00As the third global ministerial conference on road safety, hosted by Sweden and the World Health Organisation (WHO), starts in Stockholm this week, Ge

SUVs took almost 40% of Europe's car market New! 2020-02-19 07:27:00Analysis of the European (EU27) new car market by data firm JATO reveals that SUVs took almost 40% of the market and that pure electric vehicles accou

Volkswagen to sell ID models separately in Germany New! 2020-02-19 06:55:00Volkswagen and Volkswagen und Audi Partnerverband (the VW/Audi dealer association) have agreed a new sales model for the all-electric ID fam

General Motors axing 1,500 Thai factory workers New! 2020-02-19 06:20:00General Motors will begin firing around 1,500 employees in Thailand in June, following the sale of its factories there to Great Wall Motors, media rep

Polestar updates on HMI work with Google New! 2020-02-19 06:02:00Polestar says it will continue to evolve the user experience in its future vehicles through further collaboration with Google. Polestar 2 is the first

Lotus Evija manufacturing facility near ready New! 2020-02-19 05:49:00Geely-owned Lotus says the new manufacturing facility where it will build the Evija electric sportscar is being readied for final prototype production

Kia details more of new Sorento New! 2020-02-19 05:11:00Kia Motors' drip-feed of images and details of its redesigned Sorento has continued with more on the new powertrains, including hybrid, transmissions

FCA highlights investments at Mirafiori plant New! 2020-02-19 04:07:00Fiat-Chrysler (FCA) says it continues to launch sustainability-focused initiatives related to electrification and has further strengthened the investm

Honda changing automobiles unit structure 2020-02-18 12:12:00Honda Motor said it would change its automobile business from a collaborative structure where each area of S-E-D-B (Sales, Engineering/production, Dev

JLR shows urban mobility concept ahead of real-city 2020-02-18 11:29:00Jaguar Land Rover has shown its Project Vector, part of its Destination Zero project, an autonomous, electric, connected urban mobility vehicle.

JLR warns of China supply-chain hit 2020-02-18 11:19:00Tata-owned Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) has warned that its UK production risks being hit from next month because of supply-chain difficulties due to the d

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Supercar Capsule provides showplace for your favorite car 2020-02-18 14:00:00Looking for a way to showcase that special vehicle? Well, there are those clear-plastic inflatable containers, but an Italian architecture firm and a

Cigarette Racing's new AMG-inspired boat has 6 engines 2020-02-18 13:00:00Mercedes-AMG and Cigarette Racing have teamed up on yet another special-edition boat. Unveiled last week at the 2020 Miami International Boat Show, th

Czinger 21C confirmed with 1,233 horsepower, 0-60 time 2020-02-18 11:45:00A company out of Los Angeles plans to unveil a hypercar boasting 3D-printed construction and an in-house developed hybrid powertrain at next month's

VW Golf R spied, Aston Martin Valkyrie tested, 2020-02-18 11:00:00Volkswagen has a new Golf but only the car's Golf GTI and Golf R performance options have been confirmed for sale in the United States. Our latest sp

John Oates' 1984 Tiga SC84 Sports 2000 heads 2020-02-18 10:00:00A historic race car from the collection of rock star John Oates will be auctioned for charity during RM Sotheby’s Amelia Island sale held March

F1's Max Verstappen and Alex Albon test the 2020-02-18 09:00:00Formula One team Aston Martin Red Bull Racing recently saw its drivers Max Verstappen and Alex Albon take time out from their busy schedules to test t

Hyundai Prophecy concept hints at sensuous design for 2020-02-18 08:00:00Hyundai will use next month's Geneva International Motor Show to debut the Prophecy concept. The concept is an EV with a curvy, almost retro design t

Polestar cars' digital systems to get more personalized--with 2020-02-18 07:00:00Volvo performance EV spinoff Polestar became the first car brand to offer an infotainment system fully powered by Google's Android operating system w

2021 Volkswagen Golf R spy shots 2020-02-18 06:00:00Volkswagen launched a redesigned Golf overseas late last year, and while the jury's still out on whether the regular version will end up here, enthus

2020 Ford F-250 Harley-Davidson edition debuts with $111,000 2020-02-17 09:00:00Ford no longer offers a Harley-Davidson edition F-250 pickup truck, but a company based in Elkhart, Indiana, is building one independent of the Blue O

Pagani Huayra Imola is $5M and 827 horsepower 2020-02-17 07:00:00Pagani in 2019 revealed a hardcore Huayra nicknamed the Dragon that was commissioned by Russian tuning firm TopCar Design. It turns out the car wasn'

GM axes Holden in global exit from right-hand-drive 2020-02-17 03:00:00General Motors on Sunday announced plans to shutter Australian subsidiary Holden and its dealer network by 2021 as part of a continuing effort to exit

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Ex-UAW Official Sentenced in Union Bribery Scandal New! 2020-02-19 16:41:16Michael Grimes, former executive assistant and board member of the UAW-GM Center for Human Resources, was sentenced to 28 months in prison Wednes

The Hits Never Stop: Nissan Fears Plant Shutdowns New! 2020-02-19 15:25:04It wasn’t long ago — just a day, actually — that Nissan’s already embattled CEO told shareholders he’d happily be fired

Toyota Bringing Yaris-based Crossover to Geneva Auto Show New! 2020-02-19 14:51:50Toyota has expressed interest in delivering a compact crossover sized smaller than the existing C-HR before, going so far as to offer a few teasers to

Cash Piling Up on the Hood of Volkswagen’s New! 2020-02-19 14:01:13A perplexing vehicle we discussed not long ago has never been cheaper, but don’t expect to read about it in an ad. The Volkswagen Arteon, a larg

Project Vector: JLR Debuts Autonomy-ready Shuttle Pod New! 2020-02-19 13:00:14Destination Zero is a catchall for Jaguar Land Rover’s future projects. It envisions a tomorrow where pollution, traffic congestion and acc

2020 Volvo XC40 T5 Review – Style, Substance, New! 2020-02-19 12:08:56I’m almost certain there is an unwritten code for automotive reviewers that TTAC has generally avoided, if not openly mocked. You’ve seen

A Country Falls Out of Love With Jeep’s New! 2020-02-19 11:51:47One of the most fervent wishes of late Fiat Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne was to see Jeeps enter the garages of consumers in as many countries as pos

Ace of Base: 2020 Toyota Yaris L New! 2020-02-19 10:24:09It’s been a minute since the fish-mouthed Yaris sedan has been seen in the Ace of Base arena. Closely related to the not-for-us Mazda 2, the lit

Nissan Switch: A New Vehicle Every Day, if New! 2020-02-19 09:42:59Nissan hopes a new service announced Tuesday will entice brand aficionados into paying a sum well above that of your average monthly loan payment for

QOTD: Towing With Trucks for Twenty Bucks? New! 2020-02-19 08:00:32Yesterday I received a used car recommendation inquiry from TTAC reader Nicholas. He’s looking for a truck — on a budget — to help h

Nobody Panic: Porsche Taycan Fire Confirmed by Automaker, 2020-02-18 15:18:28While car fires may not be commonplace, they still happen. Your author saw a Buick Century burning itself into nothing along the West Side H

A Lofty Goal for Lincoln 2020-02-18 14:33:12Despite the reborn Aviator stumbling out of the gate this past summer, the Lincoln brand otherwise had a good year. Sales rose 8.3 percent in 2019, ma

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American Honda auto division chief Arcangeli to leave New! 2020-02-19 17:30:05Henio Arcangeli Jr., a newcomer to the auto industry when he joined American Honda in 2017, will leave the company at the end of the month, Automotive

French prosecutors step up Ghosn probe over palace New! 2020-02-19 16:05:04Officials in Nanterre have been looking into a party Carlos Ghosn threw for his wife at the Versailles palace, among other financi

KAR Global Q4 net income down on TradeRev New! 2020-02-19 16:04:16CEO Jim Hallett said he expects TradeRev, the company's mobile app-based vehicle trading platform, to break even sometime in 2021.

Former UAW official sentenced to 28 months in New! 2020-02-19 14:05:59U.S. prosecutors say Michael Grimes, who worked as an assistant in the UAW’s General Motors department, conspired with two unidentified senior u

Nissan faces global parts shortage due to coronavirus, New! 2020-02-19 13:16:01Nissan procures more than 800 parts from factories in the outbreak epicenter of Hubei to make cars worldwide and is concerned that most of those compo

Coronavirus impacts Aptiv revenue by $150-$200 million New! 2020-02-19 12:08:39The supplier said in an SEC filing that it anticipates "a significant number" of production delays through February with some plants resuming operat

Lithia buys two Lexus dealerships in California New! 2020-02-19 10:56:42The two stores being acquired by Lithia are the only Lexus dealerships in the Sacramento metro area, and both are Elite of Lexus award winners.

Sonic Automotive posts strong Q4 on same-store gains New! 2020-02-19 10:33:48Sonic Automotive's revenue jumped 6.8 percent to $2.75 billion, as each part of the business posted gains except for wholesale vehicles.

GM to lay off 1,500 workers after sale New! 2020-02-19 08:22:24A government official said GM will provide severance pay and an additional bonus to employees at the manufacturing site being sold to China's Great W

Nissan to test vehicle subscriptions in Houston New! 2020-02-19 08:00:00The membership, which costs from $699 to $899 per month, includes unlimited vehicle swaps — as often as a vehicle a day.

New Ford COO Jim Farley to get $2 2020-02-18 18:23:38The 57-year-old's annual compensation could jump as much as 32 percent when he becomes COO on March 1, the automaker disclosed in an SEC filing.

Porsche confirms Taycan electric car catches fire in 2020-02-18 11:24:29Porsche said "it's too early to speculate on the cause until the investigation has concluded." The Taycan is the brand's first battery-electric pr

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2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E Curb Weight Confirmed: 1,993 New! 2020-02-19 16:57:03As we wait for Tesla’s Battery and Powertrain Investor Day in April 2020 as well as the refreshed Model S and Model X in the second half of the

Ford Puma ST Caught Completely Undisguised, Looks Sporty New! 2020-02-19 16:04:24The Ford Puma is probably our favorite small European hatchback right now, especially when fitted with the ST-Line package. This actually does improve

Engineering Explained Reviews C8 Corvette, It "Launches Like New! 2020-02-19 15:31:36The mid-engined ‘Vette with all-season tires made Jason Fenske go “wow” by simply launching from a standstill, and that saying somet

Hennessey Goliath 700 HP Supercharged GMC Sierra Upgrade New! 2020-02-19 14:32:17The GMC Sierra 1500 is pretty interesting for a full-size pickup in the light-duty segment. Blending the utility of the Silverado with the premium tra

Modernized Ferrari F40 Looks Off The Charts, Lexan New! 2020-02-19 13:59:01In case you haven't been hiding under a rock hefty enough to block out the Internet connection, you're aware of the definition of bad timing that wa

2022 Dacia EV Concept Coming to Geneva, Previews New! 2020-02-19 13:16:50A few days have barely passed since Groupe Renault released the financial results for 2019, confirming Dacia’s first-ever EV on slide 30 of the

BMW M8 with Custom Wheels Looks Like a New! 2020-02-19 12:38:13As if the BMW M8 wasn’t already an impressive car, someone decided to give it a virtual facelift, creating a GTA V mod that’s without a do

Fearful of LMDh Prototypes, Aston Martin Puts the New! 2020-02-19 11:46:06Not that long ago, the Automobile Club de l’Ouest announced that the 2020-2021 FIA World Endurance Championship will introduce a significant ove

Bugatti Chiron’s Life Is Half Over, Edition Noire New! 2020-02-19 11:36:30Four years ago, at the 2016 Geneva Motor Show, French car builder Bugatti introduced the Chiron. As if on queue, with about two weeks left until the s

Samsung’s Latest and Greatest Phone Now Offers the New! 2020-02-19 11:01:25Samsung took the wraps of the new-generation Galaxy S models only a week ago, and according to Google, those who purchase the devices will be provided

Widebody C8 Corvette "Le Mans" Looks Like a New! 2020-02-19 10:53:48Make no mistake - once more C8 Corvette owners grab the keys to their machines (deliveries may have already started, with February being listed as the

1975 Ferrari Dino 308 GT4 with Custom Exhaust New! 2020-02-19 10:33:07Except for the Golden Age in motorsport in the early 2000s, the 1960s and 1970s can be seen as the glory years for Ferrari in Formula 1. During the tw

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