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Porsche 914 restomod hides Cayman S flat-6 2021-01-14 14:00:00At the end of the 1960s, Porsche was on the hunt for a model that could slot into the family lineup below the 911. Working with Volkswagen to make thi

Renault 5 Prototype is a retro-styled electric car 2021-01-14 13:00:00Renault is going retro with its latest electric-car concept. The Renault 5 Prototype features styling inspired by the R5 hatchback (sold as the LeCar)

Ferrari 458 Speciale turned into rolling bunker for 2021-01-14 11:45:00AddArmor is back with another quick armored car, this time a supercar, a Ferrari 458 Speciale to be specific. The Jackson, Wyoming-based company is an

2022 Ford Ranger, 2022 BMW X4, Alpine's reboot: 2021-01-14 11:00:00Ford engineers have been spotted testing a redesigned version of the Ranger mid-size pickup truck. The new Ranger is coming up shortly, and this time

Geely teams up with Foxconn to build cars, 2021-01-14 10:00:00Geely will join the likes of independent vehicle manufacturers Magna Steyr and Valmet by establishing a new contract manufacturing division to build c

2022 BMW X4 spy shots: Mid-cycle refresh on 2021-01-14 08:45:00Prototypes for an updated version of the BMW X4 have been spotted testing in Germany. The current second-generation X4 arrived in 2018 as a 2019 model

VW Group sold almost half as many EVs 2021-01-14 07:30:00The Volkswagen Group capped off 2020 with 231,600 deliveries of battery-electric vehicles, or more than triple the 73,600 it delivered in 2019. It was

Alpine to become EV brand, develop electric sports 2021-01-14 06:00:00Renault will turn its Alpine performance brand into a dedicated electric-vehicle brand, the automaker said Thursday. Like fellow members of the Renaul

2022 Ford Ranger spy shots: New mid-size pickup 2021-01-14 03:00:00Ford is set to launch a redesigned Ranger later this year and a prototype has just been spotted. The current Ranger was only introduced in the United

Preview: 2021 Audi Q5 Sportback and SQ5 Sportback 2021-01-13 17:39:00The Q5 is the latest Audi SUV to get the Sportback treatment. The 2021 Audi Q5 Sportback and performance-oriented SQ5 Sportback should hit United Stat

Bentley picks Audi designer as new design chief 2021-01-13 14:00:00Bentley on Tuesday named Andreas Mindt as its new design chief. Mindt is currently head of exterior design at fellow Volkswagen Group brand Audi and s

Sony Vision-S electric car begins testing on public 2021-01-13 13:00:00The Sony Vision-S electric car is now testing on public roads in Europe, just a year after its unveiling at the 2020 Consumer Electronics Show (CES).

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Valeo preliminary H2 EBITDA margin 13.5% of sales New! 2021-01-15 07:04:00Valeo has unveiled second-half 2020 preliminary financial information, with EBITDA margin representing more than 13.5% of sales.

Chip shortage suspends Subaru Japan output New! 2021-01-15 06:49:00Subaru Corporation has temporarily suspended production at factories in Japan "due to interruptions in deliveries of certain parts using semiconducto

Albermarle to expand Nevada lithium production New! 2021-01-15 06:24:00Albemarle is to expand capacity at the company's lithium production facility in Silver Peak, Nevada and start a programme to evaluate clays and other

Trump China chip policy didn't help auto shortage New! 2021-01-15 06:15:00A global shortage of semiconductors which has led to automakers worldwide shutting assembly lines has, in some cases, been exacerbated by th

Renault and Constellium partner on aluminium R&D New! 2021-01-15 05:21:00Constellium has announced that it is leading a new R&D initiative in France, Project ISA3. In partnership with Groupe Renault, ESI Group, Institut

South Korea to aid self-driving R&D New! 2021-01-15 05:10:00The South Korean government said it would make available grants worth KRW1.1trn (US$1bn) over the next seven years to companies developing autonomous

Shanghai motor show - first world premieres named New! 2021-01-15 05:02:00It might be more than three months away but already, some OEMs are announcing vehicle world debuts for the biennial Auto Shanghai. The list below will

VW opens new regional parts hub in Malaysia New! 2021-01-15 04:50:00Volkswagen Group has opened a new aftermarket parts distribution centre in Malaysia to supply 21 Asia-Pacific countries, according to local reports.

Kia to launch seven E-GMP models by 2027 New! 2021-01-15 04:28:00Kia Motors plans to launch seven, purpose-built, all-electric vehicle models based on the group's newly-developed electric-global modular platform (E

"Strong tensions" on semiconductor market - Valeo New! 2021-01-15 04:12:00Valeo says it is seeing "very strong tensions" as the impact of the semiconductor shortage continues to affect global OEMs.

Britishvolt collaborates with Siemens New! 2021-01-15 03:54:00Britishvolt has entered into an exclusive technology collaboration agreement with Siemens.

Continental to open Serbia auto electronics factory in 2021-01-14 12:10:00Continental plans to open a EUR140m (US$171m) auto electronics factory in Novi Sad, in northern Serbia, the government of Vojvodina province has

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Owens Gifts Autonomous Drivers 2021-01-14 17:30:34  The U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) today has issued a final rule, all 147 pag

2020 BMW X5 M Competition Review – Ridiculousness 2021-01-14 13:00:06Ridiculousness is a word – I checked. And it describes the vehicle I am about to tell y’all about perfectly. Ya see, the BMW X5 M Competit

Rare Rides: It’s a 1977 Reliant Scimitar GTE, 2021-01-14 12:00:32Today’s Rare Ride is a sporty shooting brake from the days when there were still many British manufacturers building cars like it across England

QOTD: Hybrid Versus Conventional Drivetrains 2021-01-14 09:00:06  Which drivetrain would you prefer: The hybrid two-motor setup that Toyota has paired with their 2.5-liter DOHC four-cylinder that puts out 245

Grand National Roadster Show a No Go for 2021-01-14 08:00:36  The Grand National Roadster Show, and the Sacramento Autorama, both produced by Rod Shows, have been canceled for 2021 due to uncertainty cause

Kia Carnival Sails to the U.S. this Summer 2021-01-13 13:30:01The Kia Carnival will arrive on our shores sometime this summer as a 2022 model, according to a story this morning from Autoblog. As we posted back in

Rare Rides: The Spectacular Original Ford Taurus From 2021-01-13 12:00:33Rare Rides has covered earlier variants of the Taurus twice in prior entries, with a sparkling SHO from 1990 and the one-off Sable cabriolet from 1989

BrightDrop, General Motors’ Shiny New Delivery Business 2021-01-13 10:05:34    General Motors has rolled out BrightDrop, moving them further into the business of first-to-last-mile products, software, and services f

100K+ Pre-Orders for Lordstown’s Pickup a Shocker 2021-01-12 17:00:48  Lordstown Motors announced on Monday that they had exceeded 100,000 pre-orders for their Endurance light-duty, all-electric pickup, slated to b

GM Teases Part of Its EV Plans at 2021-01-12 13:00:10The Consumer Electronics Show, typically held in Las Vegas in January, is virtual this year. Because of the coronavirus, as I am sure you’d expe

Rare Rides: The 1976 Maserati Kyalami, Obscure Italian 2021-01-12 12:00:48Today’s Rare Ride is a very luxurious Maserati which flew in under the radar and was offered by the Italian firm for a short while. A four-seat

Jaguar Land Rover Sales Falling Down 2021-01-12 11:30:22Jaguar Land Rover marked the end of 2020 in a quagmire, a sales slump of more than 20 percent worldwide.   Jaguar Land Rover pointed towards COVI

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GM mulls expanding Corvette line with electric crossover, 2021-01-14 16:36:52The automaker has designers working on several Corvette-brand concept vehicles that target a wider range of buyers, Bloomberg reported.

NHTSA seeks input on updates to new-vehicle evaluation 2021-01-14 16:08:12The safety agency's planned updates to the program involve the testing of four advanced driver-assistance systems: lane-keeping support, pedestrian a

Toyota, Stanford team up on safety research 2021-01-14 15:39:47Engineers for the joint project are working to combine the instincts of professional drivers and automated driving technology to reduce vehicle crash-

Mich. supplier showcases technologies to fight distraction, virus 2021-01-14 15:21:16GHSP says its ultraviolet-light units help prevent coronavirus transmission in vehicles and its controllers help keep drivers' eyes on the road.

U.S. exempts self-driving vehicles from some crash standards 2021-01-14 12:03:16The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said the new rules would exempt from certain crash standards automated vehicles that are designed t

Toyota settles U.S. emissions disclosures case for $180M 2021-01-14 11:25:08Acting U.S. Attorney Audrey Strauss in New York said: "Toyota shut its eyes to the noncompliance, failing to provide proper training, attention, and

Nissan insider key to Ghosn’s downfall testifies in 2021-01-14 09:20:22Nissan's Hari Nada said in court: “I always acted proactively and creatively as possible within Mr. (Greg) Kelly’s instructions,” a

Subaru to cut U.S. and Japan output, citing 2021-01-14 06:23:29Global automakers have been hit by a scramble for semiconductors as demand rebounds from the coronavirus crisis.

Renault outlines leaner, high-tech future in turnaround plan 2021-01-14 02:22:06In his first strategy update, CEO Luca de Meo disclosed plans to cut production, simplify manufacturing and reduce spending in areas such as research.

U.S. traffic deaths skyrocket after coronavirus lockdowns expire 2021-01-13 18:34:15In total, 11,260 people died on U.S. roads in the third quarter of 2020, up from 9,953 in the same three-month period in 2019, according to preliminar

LMP trims size of N.Y. dealership group acquisition 2021-01-13 16:20:39LMP Automotive will acquire a 70 percent stake in fewer dealerships than an initial agreement called for in October.

Denso names new North American CEO 2021-01-13 14:26:01Seiji Maeda, who had led the supplier's motor business unit in Japan, replaced Kenichiro Ito in the role.

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Some Ford Dealers Mark Up the 2021 Bronco New! 2021-01-15 08:30:14Everyone and their dog are going bananas over the all-new Bronco mid-size SUV, but due to unprecedented circumstances, Ford has pushed back the orders

Furry 1923 Ford Model T Is a Bucket New! 2021-01-15 08:24:44This January, as part of our Ford Month coverage, we tried to show you Blue Oval creations as varied as possible, from hot rods to the modern-day F-15

GM, Please Turn This Bold Render Into the New! 2021-01-15 07:52:40Just like any other automaker, General Motors is very active on social media, and its different business units aren’t striking a false note eith

Factory Five Stage 1 Kit Is What Gets New! 2021-01-15 07:36:00For decades people have been content with seeing others come up with incredible (or at times less so) hot rod builds. Some of those watching might hav

Metacycle Is Sondors’ First Electric Motorcycle, Gorgeous, Affordable New! 2021-01-15 07:25:11U.S.-based Sondors makes a variety of electric bicycles for a variety of enthusiasts, but with a focus on affordability. Its first foray on the market

2021 Dodge Durango Hellcat Will Be Discontinued This New! 2021-01-15 07:18:19Part of the SRT family of performance vehicles, the Durango Hellcat is pretty rare in terms of production units. Dodge is understood to prioritize sol

1970 Plymouth Superbird For Sale With Terminal Fire New! 2021-01-15 07:12:37The airflow manipulation hardware that defines the styling of the 1970 Plymouth Superbird and its non-identical twin, the 1969 Dodge Charger Daytona,

Kia Drops “Motors” From Its Name, Teases Crossover New! 2021-01-15 06:59:22Kia, which from now on will be called Kia Corporation after dropping the “Motors” moniker, is no stranger to spectacular stunts. The compa

New Corvette Electric SUV Program Reportedly Named “Project New! 2021-01-15 06:15:35As you already know from the GM presentation at the 2021 Consumer Electronics Show, the American automaker is currently testing the waters for a Corve

Twin-Turbo Dodge Viper Races 1,900 HP Nissan GT-R, New! 2021-01-15 06:09:13The fact that the Viper was retired back in 2017 (we still have no details on a potential revival) means nothing to the aftermarket community, which h

Refreshed 2021 Honda Ridgeline Arrives Early February With New! 2021-01-15 06:07:52Honda knows very well its Ridgeline truck has been suffering at the bottom of the midsize pickup sales chart, and with new competition on the horizon

This One-Off Aluminum-Bodied 356 Cabriolet Baffles Even Porsche New! 2021-01-15 06:05:59Even back in the early fifties, the 356 1500 Pre-A Cabriolet was a rare sight, since Porsche only built a handful of them. Some have survived to this


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