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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

Why the 2021 Toyota Supra Still Doesn’t Have 2020-02-14 16:05:46Supra enthusiasts waited decades to see the iconic sports car make its return, and when the Toyota Supra finally returned to North American shores for

Cadillac Escalade: A Visual History of Caddy’s Flagship 2020-02-14 14:40:22Ah, the Cadillac Escalade. It’s hard to believe the General’s range-topping luxury behemoth has annoyed environmentalists and pleased the

BMW M2 Competition Gets Tagged by Graffiti Artist, 2020-02-14 12:49:27Futura 2000 has put his mark on the BMW M2 Competition at Frieze Los Angeles, an annual contemporary art fair in California’s City of Angels. Th

2021 Toyota Supra A91 Edition First Look: What 2020-02-14 10:35:12The 2021 Toyota GR Supra is better than ever thanks to its newly available four-cylinder engine and more powerful straight-six. Those in search of the

Everything You Need to Know About NASCAR Ahead 2020-02-14 09:00:15With the NASCAR Cup Series opening its 2020 season this weekend on Feb. 16 with the Daytona 500, now is the perfect time to get an easy-to-digest rund

Watch the Aston Martin DBS Superleggera Challenge the 2020-02-14 04:00:33Look, we love the Aston Martin DBS Superleggera, but there’s always something bigger and badder up the food chain—even if you’re a 2

Why Actor Cameron Mathison’s 1965 Ford Mustang Symbolizes 2020-02-14 04:00:26Quick stats: Cameron Mathison, co-host of Hallmark Channel’s Home & Family Daily driver: 2018 Tesla Model S (Cameron’s rating: 9.

SUVs With Panoramic Sunroofs to Keep Your Passengers 2020-02-14 03:22:06A few years ago, SUVs with panoramic sunroofs were reserved for the luxury brands—they were expensive options found only on the highest-end offe

How to Buy Used NASCAR Race-Car Parts Cheap 2020-02-13 18:20:57If you’re in the area, here’s how you can recycle and repurpose parts from your favorite NASCAR teams on your own project car. The post Ho

The Best SUV Deals You’ll Find This President’s 2020-02-13 17:30:09Dealers are always looking to shift inventory off their lots. Cars sitting on the lot for more than a couple months are bad for business; the longer a


How a Street-Smart Supercar Got Ready for the New! 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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Faurecia reports 2019 sales and operating profit up New! 2020-02-17 07:09:00Faurecia has reported 2019 sales of EUR17.8bn, up 1.4%, alongside increased operating income to EUR1,283m (+0.7%) and operating margin at 7.2%.

Kia reveals redesigned Sorento ahead of Geneva New! 2020-02-17 07:05:00Kia Motors has revealed first official images of the redesigned Sorento ahead of its public debut at next month's Geneva show.

FCA halts output in Serbia on China disruption New! 2020-02-17 06:47:00Fiat-Chrysler (FCA) has temporarily halted production at its Serbian plant due to a shortage of parts supplied by factories in China.

Beijing auto show postponed New! 2020-02-17 06:34:00The Beijing Motor Show (Auto China 2020) scheduled for April has been postponed due to the health crisis in China caused by the coronavirus outbreak.

Millbrook extends evaporative emissions testing New! 2020-02-17 05:44:00Millbrook is making a further investment in its emissions testing capabilities with the introduction of a new Variable Temperature Sealed Ho

Honda extends Wuhan closures by another week New! 2020-02-17 05:28:00Honda Motor said at the end of last week it would postpone the restart of vehicle assembly operations in Wuhan, the city at the centre of China's cor

GM sounds the retreat over Oceania and Thailand New! 2020-02-17 04:43:00General Motors announced over the weekend plans to withdraw from a number of markets in the Asia-Pacific and Oceania regions to focus on its most prof

Ford electric Mustang Mach-E debuts 2020-02-14 07:18:00Ford has revealed the new Mustang Mach-E to the European public for the first time as the company launched a new 'Go Electric' experience that it sa

IMF gathering data to assess coronavirus impact 2020-02-14 06:53:00The IMF says it is gathering data to assess the full impact of the coronavirus outbreak in China, but hopes to see a 'V-shaped' recovery, according

Uber goes low-tech with phone bookings 2020-02-14 05:37:00Uber is trying a 'new' way of communicating with customers to offer its on-demand rides - the telephone, a device that enables you to speak to a hum

RHA urges post-Brexit customs readiness 2020-02-14 05:26:00Government must fully prepare businesses for new customs procedures if border delays are to be avoided next year, urged Britain's Road Haulage Associ

Electrify America opens 400th EV charging station 2020-02-14 05:21:00Electrify America says it has opened its 400th electric vehicle charging station.

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LA just bought an electric fire truck for 2020-02-15 08:00:00The Los Angeles Fire Department (LAFD) will be the first North American customer for a new electric fire truck from Austrian firm Rosenbauer. Schedule

Nikola Badger, Aston Martin Vantage Roadster, Glickenhaus 007: 2020-02-15 06:00:00Electric semi-trailer truck company Nikola is ready to expand into the world of pickup trucks. This week, it announced a pickup called the Badger that

Jay Leno, Helene Rother heading to Automotive Hall 2020-02-14 15:00:00The Automotive Hall of Fame, a museum located next door to The Henry Ford Museum in Dearborn, Michigan, has announced its 2020 inductee class, and at

2021 Jaguar F-Type, Apple CarKey, 2021 Toyota Supra: 2020-02-14 14:00:00We took a spin in the 2021 Jaguar F-Type; Apple CarKey will change how people unlock and lock their cars; and the 2021 Toyota Supra debuted. It's the

2021 Cupra Formentor spy shots 2020-02-14 13:00:00Spain's Cupra is out testing a production version of the Formentor concept that was unveiled at the 2019 Geneva International Motor Show. The new SUV

Manual-equipped, 825-horsepower Signature Series Shelby Mustang is how 2020-02-14 11:45:00Ford tuner extraordinaire Shelby American continues to churn out hard-hitting muscle. Hot on the heels of the company's 825-horsepower Super Snake Mu

2021 VW ID 4, 2021 Toyota Supra, 2020 2020-02-14 11:00:00Volkswagen's Tesla Model Y fighter, the ID 4, has been spotted. The small electric SUV is expected to debut in April at the New York International Au

2021 Volkswagen ID 4 spy shots 2020-02-14 10:00:00A prototype for Volkswagen's electric crossover SUV based on 2017's ID Crozz concept car has been spotted. The automaker is working at full speed on

An all-female "Fast and Furious" is happening 2020-02-14 09:00:00The Fast and the Furious franchise has always had memorable female characters, and now an all-female spin-off is coming. In an interview this week wit

Mercedes could drop CLS and AMG GT 4-Door 2020-02-14 08:00:00Mercedes-Benz could trim its lineup in coming years to help boost profits as the costs for electrification and self-driving technologies take their to

Mercedes-AMG reveals its race car for the 2020 2020-02-14 07:00:00Mercedes-AMG on Friday revealed its race car for the 2020 Formula One World Championship. The car's full title is the Mercedes-AMG F1 W11 EQ Performa

Porsche design boss: It's time for a puristic 2020-02-14 06:00:00In an interview where he waxes lyrical about the 914, Porsche design chief Michael Mauer mentions a wish to see a modern equivalent—an entry-lev

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American BMW Dealers Prioritize Product, Ask for Wagons New! 2020-02-17 15:25:41BMW had a decent 2019, besting historic rival Mercedes-Benz with 324,826 U.S. deliveries — a 4.4-percent improvement over the previous

Bold but Busy: 2021 Kia Sorento Revealed New! 2020-02-17 14:54:22Kia Motors has revealed the next-generation Sorento ahead of its global debut at next month’s Geneva Motor Show, providing a better look at the

Coronavirus Delays Beijing Auto Show, Chinese Grand Prix, New! 2020-02-17 13:40:36Thanks to the ongoing coronavirus outbreak in China, the Beijing auto show has reportedly been postponed. While the event was supposed to take pl

Exodus: GM Isn’t Just Departing the Australian Market New! 2020-02-17 13:00:17The news that General Motors will exile Holden to the Island of Lost Brands overshadows changes set to occur elsewhere in the world, all part of the a

2021 Kia Seltos First Drive – Its Venue New! 2020-02-17 12:00:08We all know what happens to you and me when we assume, and a lot of folks will assume the 2021 Kia Seltos shares its bones with the also-new Hyundai V

Dealers: This Spring’s All About Bronco New! 2020-02-17 11:00:59Dealers privy to Ford’s launch plans claim the coming of spring will bring about the reveal of two Bronco-badged vehicles. One of those public d

QOTD: Presidential-Grade Sales? New! 2020-02-17 10:00:13Even in this day and age of digital media, there are still no shortage of BUY NOW and LIMITED TIME OFFER ads on the radio or local television station.

Done Down Under: GM to Kill Off 164-year-old New! 2020-02-17 09:07:50A car brand that emerged from a saddlery company in 1908 will disappear from the Australian and New Zealand markets, General Motors announced late Sun

Junkyard Find: 1977 Chrysler New Yorker Brougham Hardtop New! 2020-02-17 08:01:44The New Yorker name goes way back for Chrysler, running from the 1940 model year all the way through a series of K-car- and Eagle Premier-based front-

Audi e-Tron Range Effectively Halved by 4,000-pound Trailer 2020-02-15 12:57:56Audi engaged in a publicity stunt this week to prove electric vehicles can be legitimate workhorses, capable of towing sizable items long distances wi

Toyota Planning Something Like GR Yaris for North 2020-02-14 15:00:19Drivers in North America have urged Toyota to export the 268-horsepower GR Yaris pretty much since the day it was announced. There’s even a

Volkswagen Offers $900 Million to German Diesel Owners, 2020-02-14 14:29:50Volkswagen has had to spend mountains of money since being caught using illegal software to hide excessive diesel pollution during regulator

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Lithia's aim: Aggressive growth again 2020-02-17 00:00:01The dealership group's long-term plan to more than triple its new- and used-vehicle market share would come through organic growth, acquisitions and

Toyota gets an infusion of Lexus technology 2020-02-17 00:00:01The mass-market brand is about to get a portfolio of advanced active safety tech from its premium sibling.

Cuts in sales reporting impact inventory data 2020-02-17 00:00:01Automaker decisions to suspend monthly sales reporting has impacted the availability of inventory data. As a result, only partial tallies are ava

In making Farley COO, Ford shows need to 2020-02-17 00:00:01After running its automotive and mobility businesses on parallel tracks, Ford has changed direction with Jim Farley's elevation to COO. It's an admi

Kia's little Seltos has big shoes to fill 2020-02-17 00:00:01The "baby Telluride" is borrowing from the playbook of its large -- and successful -- sibling.

Nissan lays out plan to reverse U.S. slump 2020-02-17 00:00:01Nissan outlined a three-point plan for reversing its tumbling fortunes in the key U.S. market amid plunging profits, hemorrhaging cash and imploding s

Kia Sorento to get tougher outside, cushier inside 2020-02-16 22:36:57Kia aims for tough elegance with the next-generation Sorento midsize crossover, which will make its public debut March 3 at the Geneva auto show.

Tesla Berlin factory preparation delayed by German court 2020-02-16 22:28:16The Berlin-Brandenburg higher administrative court issued an injunction against further construction as it considers a challenge to the project by env

GM to phase out Holden, pull Chevy from 2020-02-16 21:36:16GM is retreating from more markets outside of the United States and China, saying on Sunday that it will wind down sales, design and engineering opera

LG Chem gets favorable interim ruling in trade 2020-02-16 16:50:38The default judgment by the U.S. International Trade Commission could mean SK Innovation, as sought by LG Chem, would not be able to import products a

Jaguar to cut I-Pace output on battery shortage 2020-02-14 14:00:46Jaguar Land Rover said it has adjusted production schedules of the I-Pace electric crossover due to temporary supplier scheduling issues.

GM calls parts situation 'fluid' as it battles 2020-02-14 13:54:09GM said it doesn’t expect to have to pause production at plants in Michigan, Indiana and Texas.

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Apple CarPlay 101: Easy Hack to Start Playing New! 2020-02-17 08:21:44The experience with Apple’s CarPlay was designed from the very beginning to be as straightforward as possible, so when you plug in an iPhone, th

Australian Automaker Holden Phased Out, GMSV Will Replace New! 2020-02-17 08:08:25After announcing an "exclusive SUV and ute lineup" in December 2019, Holden follows up with a less optimistic announcement in February 2020. As the

2021 Mercedes-AMG E 63 Facelift Rendered – This New! 2020-02-17 07:23:13The fifth generation of the Mercedes-Benz E-Class is soon getting a rather extensive mid-cycle facelift, with the model set to be unveiled close to th

Widebody Ferrari F355 Shooting Brake Is Not Your New! 2020-02-17 06:54:06Can't afford a Testarossa but you want to pretend to be a Miami Vice villain? Look no further than the Ferrari F355. The Italian rampaging stallio

2021 Kia Sorento MQ4 Revealed With “Refined Boldness,” New! 2020-02-17 06:49:44The Sorento may not be the most popular mid-sized crossover, but it’s an inspired choice if you’re after value, practicality, and a fair b

Aston Martin Vantage GT3 Road Car Rendered, Shows New! 2020-02-17 06:40:48With Aston Martin having recently brought the Vantage under the spotlights thanks to the fresh Roadster derivative, one might wonder what's next for

New 2021 Ford F-150 Raptor Rendered, Supercharged V8 New! 2020-02-17 06:06:462020 is the year when Ford is expected to introduce the new F-150, with the all-mighty Raptor also being included, hopefully, sooner rather than later

A New Hitman Is Out, and It's a New! 2020-02-17 05:59:35Early Ford Mustangs are tuning shop favorites for more than one reasons, but most of the builds that come out the doors of garages across the Americas

Environmentalists Arm-Wrestle Tesla for European Gigafactory, Win (For New! 2020-02-17 05:36:35Last November, Tesla announced that the first European Gigafactory would open in Germany, outside Berlin, in Brandenburg, as Brexit foiled plans for o

Tuned 2020 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 Drag Races New! 2020-02-17 05:29:12What could determine the driver of a 2020 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 to drag race a McLaren 720S? Well, for one thing, the British supercar has become

Ferrari 308 GTB Vetroresina Was the First-Ever Fiberglass New! 2020-02-17 05:00:50Vetroresina is the Italian word for fiberglass. It is also the moniker used by Ferrari to designate its first-ever car which used this material for mo

Start ‘Em Young With the 6-in-1 Centennial Bentley 2020-02-17 02:02:19No one says you have to wait until you’re of age to get your own Bentley. In fact, you could start ‘em as young as 8 months old, because B

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