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If Porsche’s 919 Le Mans Racer Had a 2020-11-13 18:04:30For four years, the Porsche 919 Hybrid competed in the LMP1 class at the 24 Hours of Le Mans. Porsche, however, pulled the plug on the three-time

The Buick GL6 Is an Uber Black-Ready Luxury 2020-11-13 14:40:42SUVs overtook minivans as the people-mover of choice a long time ago, but there are still plenty of posh minivan options out there. Unfortunately, not

GM Issues Recall Over Chevrolet Bolt EV Battery 2020-11-13 13:08:15In the wake of five vehicle fires involving 2016–2019 Chevrolet Bolt EVs, General Motors has issued a global recall and is asking owners to have

You Know Mercedes + AMG, But What About 2020-11-13 10:31:39The Mitsubishi Debonair V 3000 Royal AMG is a real AMG—a really different AMG, too. A global blend of Teutonic tuning and Japanese luxury, it ma

2020 Porsche Taycan Pros and Cons Review: Digital 2020-11-13 06:15:27Pros Weak-in-the-knees looks Phenomenal performance Drives like a Porsche should Cons Inefficient in a market that demands efficiency Insufficient ran

2021 Mercedes E-Class Pros and Cons Review: Business 2020-11-13 06:10:19Pro Excellent chassis Great powertrains Premium interior Con Complicated infotainment Gets pricey quickly Climb into a 2021 Mercedes-Benz E-Class, in

2020 Nissan Sentra Pros and Cons Review: Competitive 2020-11-13 06:05:33Pro Surprising style Standard safety tech Features per dollar Con Average fuel economy Poor retained value Lumpy CVT tuning Nissan has done it. After

2020 BMW 8 Series Gran Coupe Pros and 2020-11-13 06:00:00Pros Gorgeous styling Strong inline-six Four-door practicality Cons Pricey Unrefined stop/start system Cramped rear headroom The BMW 8 Series Gran Cou

2021 Hyundai Sonata Pros and Cons Review: Are 2020-11-13 05:55:37Pros Fun N Line variant Good value Roomy back seats Cons Unrefined transmission Fishy front-end styling Ride quality The 2021 Hyundai Sonata makes a c

2020 Mercedes-Benz CLA-Class Pros and Cons Review: Properly 2020-11-13 05:50:48Pro Impressive base model Fun, quality interior AMG engine Con Melty exterior design Some cheap bits Rough ride The democratization of luxury has prov

Euro-Spec 2022 Hyundai Kona Electric’s Raft Of Updates 2020-11-12 15:45:10The Hyundai Kona Electric has been with us for a while now, and it’s a pleasing electron-powered alternative to the standard Kona. For 2022, all

2021 Ford F-150 PowerBoost Hybrid Gets Better MPG 2020-11-12 13:45:47We already knew that the 2021 Ford F-150 PowerBoost hybrid has more power and torque than its segment rivals, save for the 702-hp Ram 1500 TRX, w

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2020 Chevrolet Corvette convertible, 2021 Mazda 3 2.5 2020-11-27 11:45:00We spent some time with the 2020 Chevrolet Corvette convertible; slid behind the wheel of the 2021 Mazda 3 2.5 Turbo; and the 2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E

1990 Nissan NPT-90 IMSA GTP race car for 2020-11-27 11:00:00The IMSA GTP class produced some of the best racing to ever grace United States road courses. It featured powerful cars and fierce competition among m

Get a grip on a Ferrari F1 steering 2020-11-27 10:00:00Stumped for that special holiday gift for the car person on your list? You might consider a full- or quarter-scale precision replica of the Ferrari F1

2023 BMW X7 spy shots: 7-Series styling in 2020-11-27 09:29:00The BMW X7 seems like it's only just arrived but a major facelift is already on the way for the flagship SUV, as evidenced by the recent sighting of

2020 Formula One Bahrain Grand Prix preview 2020-11-27 08:00:00The 2020 Formula One World Championship has already been decided, with Mercedes-AMG's Lewis Hamilton taking the drivers' title at the previous round

Limited-edition Ducati Diavel 1260 Lamborghini channels the Sian 2020-11-27 06:00:00Ducati on Wednesday unveiled a motorcycle inspired by the Lamborghini Sian FKP 37 supercar. It's the first collaboration between the two Italian firm

Next Ram 1500 Built To Serve trucks take 2020-11-26 08:00:00Ram is launching another round of its Built To Service Edition military-inspired pickup trucks. Arriving at dealerships in the first quarter of 2021,

2021 Porsche 911 GT3 to get 6-speed manual 2020-11-26 06:00:00The new track-ready version of the 992-generation Porsche 911, the GT3, is nearly ready for prime time and purests can take a sigh of relief. The 2021

Startup unveils 1,048-hp super coupe that looks like 2020-11-25 12:00:00British startup Naran Automotive on Wednesday revealed a 2+2 "hyper coupe" inspired by GT3 race cars. It's scheduled to launch next year, with a pr

Bugatti Chiron Pur Sport, Lego McLaren, Gordon Murray 2020-11-25 11:00:00Money can buy horsepower and speed. Thankfully, it can also buy plenty of gas. The 1,480-hp, track-focused Bugatti Chiron Pur Sport has received EPA f

Documentary tells the story of the first Duesenberg 2020-11-25 10:00:00As promised, the Historic Vehicle Association has released a documentary video about the first Duesenberg passenger car, a 1921 Straight Eight that re

Lego Technic McLaren Senna GTR has 830 pieces, 2020-11-25 09:00:00The McLaren Senna GTR is the latest supercar to be immortalized in Lego form. McLaren has given its blessing for a Lego Technic kit of the Senna GTR,

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Mahle to sell shares in Koenig 2020-11-26 08:28:00With effect from the end of November 2020, Mahle will sell all of its shares in Mahle Koenig in which it has held a 50% stake.

Electrified vehicles buck gloomy COVID trend in Europe 2020-11-26 07:09:00Electrified vehicles, including pure electrics (BEV), plug- in hybrids (PHEV), pure hybrids (HEV) and mild hybrids, took 26.8% of the European ca

NewMotion and BMW team on Germany home charging 2020-11-26 07:01:00NewMotion and BMW are to partner on home charging solutions and services for their customers in Germany.

UK CV output falls in October 2020-11-26 06:51:00UK commercial vehicle (CV) production fell by 25.6% year on year in October with 6,761 units manufactured according to the Society of Motor

Japan to double EV subsidies using renewable energy 2020-11-26 06:07:00The Japanese government plans to double the value of subsidies to promote sales electric vehicles (EVs), according to a report by the local Jiji Press

Hyundai to export 100,000 EVs in 2020 2020-11-26 05:41:00Hyundai Motor Group said it aims to export more than 100,000 electric vehicles (EVs) this year, driven by growing demand in major regional markets suc

Grupo Antolin Q3 sales fall 9.6% to EUR1.06bn 2020-11-26 05:22:00Grupo Antolin third-quarter sales fell 9.6% to EUR1.06bn (US$1.3bn), while EBITDA grew 12.7%.

Keysight teams with NTU Singapore on hybrid V2X 2020-11-26 05:09:00Keysight Technologies is collaborating with Nanyang Technological University, Singapore to develop a transceiver test bench for a hybrid veh

Autoliv to relocate production from Sweden to Romania, 2020-11-26 04:51:00Autoliv plans to relocate all production and inflator-related engineering from Vargarda, Sweden to existing locations in Romania and France, a media r

UK car output down 18.2% in October 2020-11-26 03:18:00UK car production was down 18.2% in October as output was hit by sharp declines in export demand from the EU and US markets, according to data release

'Early learnings' from China in pandemic - Yanfeng 2020-11-25 09:06:00Yanfeng says its head office location in China allowed it to develop rapid best practice initiatives to address issues arising from the coronavirus pa

No deal Brexit could axe 2m production over 2020-11-25 08:43:00The UK's Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) claims a no deal Brexit would cut vehicle production by 2m over the next five ye

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Housekeeping: Happy Turkey Day in the States 2020-11-25 15:00:24Yeah, it’s that time of year again. Except this year, it won’t be normal. Many of us are foregoing holiday gatherings outside our househol

Tesla Issues Dual Recalls Covering 9,500 U.S. Vehicles 2020-11-25 14:03:28Tesla is issuing head-to-head recalls covering about 9,500 vehicles over a roof trim that may separate from the car and some bolts connecting the fron

GM is Paying Cadillac Dealers to Ditch the 2020-11-25 13:00:17Cadillac dealers disinclined to spend a sackful of money on revamping their businesses to sell and service electric vehicles received some moderately

Rare Rides: The 1980 Buick Electra, Luxury on 2020-11-25 12:00:46As we’ve arrived at another edition of Thanksgiving in this, the Most Awesome Current Year, let’s celebrate with a very American Rare

Rides for a Reason Virtual Car Show 2020-11-25 11:30:58The National Auto Body Council announced the award winners in their first NABC Rides for a Reason Virtual Car Show. At this event, NABC member auto bo

We’ve Heard this Incorrect Forecast Before: Honda Believes 2020-11-25 10:29:41As Toyota approached the launch of the all-new, 2018 Toyota Camry in mid-2017, the automaker telegraphed its intentions very plainly. “I think y

U.S. Government Awards Huge Transportation Contract to Uber, 2020-11-24 16:30:40The General Services Administration (GSA), responsible for managing services for federal agencies, issued a five-year federal contract to Uber and Lyf

Jason Sakurai, News Contributor: Who Am I? 2020-11-24 16:19:11I, Jason R. Sakurai, literally grew up in a dealership, with a father that nurtured my automotive interests. Following grad school, I was recruited by

Housekeeping: Welcome the New News Contributor 2020-11-24 15:00:39It’s taken a bit longer than planned, but we have our newest news contributor all settled in and raring to go. Please Welcome Jason Sakurai to o

McLaren’s Planned Plug-in Will Be Named Artura 2020-11-24 14:29:31McLaren Automotive has decided on a name for its upcoming plug-in hybrid. But we know you don’t care much about premium automobiles reserved for

GM Switches Sides in the Gas War, Joins 2020-11-24 12:00:01General Motors has changed its mind on backing the Trump administration’s effort to supplant Obama-era emission regulations with something more

Rare Rides: A Very Limited Edition 2002 Range 2020-11-24 11:00:11In Part I of this very orange Rare Ride, we covered the love child of Rover, BMW, and (eventually) Ford which was the L322 Range Rover. Today we&rsquo

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All Mustang Mach-E models top 200 miles between New! 2020-11-28 00:00:01Ford's new EV hits dealerships next month, with a range between charges of more than 200 miles.

Faurecia wants to be industry's hydrogen leader New! 2020-11-28 00:00:01Hydrogen will be the only real zero-emission solution for many vehicle segments in the years ahead, predicts Faurecia CEO Patrick Koller.

AV truck startup Gatik loads up on groceries New! 2020-11-28 00:00:01The latest partnership gives Gatik another foothold amid increasing competition in the self-driving trucking realm.

GM plans to seek banking charter for auto-lending 2020-11-27 16:12:24GM's finance arm, General Motors Financial Company Inc., has been talking to federal and state banking regulators for months about forming an industr

VW will ax Passat sedan in U.S., Europe, 2020-11-27 12:29:50Amid a steady, broad consumer shift away from cars, VW is dropping the midsize sedan to focus on EVs and utility vehicles, sources familiar with the b

Hyundai, Kia agree to $210 million U.S. auto 2020-11-27 12:26:40NHTSA said the two affiliated Korean automakers agreed to consent orders after the agency said they had inaccurately reported some information to NHTS

NHTSA opens probe into 115,000 Tesla vehicles over 2020-11-27 06:39:01The agency is investigating the problem in some Model S and Model X vehicles.

Manheim reaches 75th year in turbulent 2020 2020-11-27 00:00:01Manheim celebrates 75 years in a historic year of unprecedented challenge.

Va. retailer partners with schools for techs 2020-11-27 00:00:01The dealership is partnering with local schools by offering internships and employment opportunities to help steer students toward a career as a

Huawei warns managers against push to build connected 2020-11-26 09:43:07Huawei Technologies, a major global supplier of communications equipment and smart phones, admonished managers this week who are pressing the Chinese

Tesla discloses plan to produce EV chargers in 2020-11-25 12:43:03Tesla, which now sells the Model 3 in China and plans to deliver its Model Y crossovers in 2021, wants to invest 42 million yuan ($6.4 million) in a n

Denso adds 1.5 million fuel pumps to recall 2020-11-25 09:40:21Automakers that have purchased the defective parts for possible use or installation in their vehicles include Honda, Ford, Subaru, Toyota and Mitsubis

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Google Silently Releases a New Android Auto UI New! 2020-11-28 09:08:48Google doesn’t typically publish release notes when new Android Auto updates go live, so users out there are the ones that must dig into every s

Major iPhone Update Blamed for Horror CarPlay Experience New! 2020-11-28 09:04:28While CarPlay is generally considered the more refined alternative to Android Auto, there are a lot of drivers out there struggling with Apple’s

New Waze Beta Update Available on Android and New! 2020-11-28 09:00:43The dev team at Google-owned Waze has recently published a new beta build for Android and Android Auto, and this time the release comes with several n

Tesla-Powered Toyota Supra Is a Ludicrous JDM Conversion New! 2020-11-28 06:59:49It's hard to resist the temptation, so here we go: OMG, is that a Tesla-swapped Supra? Since we're here, the answer to that question is obvious, so

Ford Mustang "Reptilian" Flexes Cold-Blooded Muscle New! 2020-11-28 06:28:12The Fox Body incarnation of the Ford Mustang, with its aging styling, can be the perfect base for a sleeper project. Well, the rendering we have here

2007 Dodge Ram 3500 Morphed into a 1958 New! 2020-11-28 03:40:11The Dogde Power Wagon was one of the motorized workhorses that helped America get back on track after the challenging and costly war years. Introduced

1976 Ford B-100 El Chapo Can Sneak Very New! 2020-11-28 03:23:05The SEMA show in Las Vegas is the most exciting event for the custom industry. This year however, on account of the health crisis that has all but par

The Lucid Air Trunk and Frunk Can Carry New! 2020-11-28 02:58:19Thanks to Lucid, Thanksgiving will have proved a bit more cheerful for many families in need in Alameda County, California. The carmaker has donated s

This 1940 Hawker Hurricane Was Shot Down and New! 2020-11-28 02:57:52If you happen to have some $2.6 million lying around the house and you’re tired of investing them in cars, maybe a battle-proven fighter aircraf

Harley-Davidson Silver Shadow Is No Street Bob Rolls-Royce New! 2020-11-28 02:23:35Say the words Silver Shadow, and the mind immediately links that with Rolls-Royce. The moniker has been around in the Brits’’ portfolio in

Turns Out Aliens Didn’t Plant That Monolith in New! 2020-11-28 02:22:22Earlier this week, a strange find in the red mountains of Utah gave hope to those looking for proof that aliens live among us or, at the very least, h

High-Speed Lane Merging Tutorial Has Predictable Ending New! 2020-11-28 01:42:01This is the kind of video that instantly makes you think “so maybe don’t brag, keep this kind of stuff to yourself.” A driver giving


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