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Black Beast: This Is the 250th Bugatti Chiron 2020-02-19 21:30:30Bugatti only built 450 of its earth-shattering Veyron over a decade by the time production ended in 2015. Now, just four or so years into its producti

2021 Honda Civic Type R Limited Edition First 2020-02-19 20:00:50Honda Civic Type R chief engineer Hideki Kakinuma says there’s more to come from Honda’s hottest hatchback, that the company has yet to re

Why the 2020 Honda Civic Type R’s Slight 2020-02-19 20:00:38We love Honda’s Civic Type R. We don’t get many front-drive hot hatches here in the U.S., but with the Type R we get one of the best in th

2020 Honda Civic Type R Gets Cool New 2020-02-19 20:00:19Can your smartphone help you become a better driver? Honda answers in the affirmative with its new LogR performance app for 2020 Civic Type R buyers.

The History of the Jeep Grand Wagoneer 2020-02-19 16:58:43Although luxury trucks are a key profit center for modern automotive manufacturers, there was a time when only a single brand on the American market w

2021 Kia Sorento First Look: Taking Inspiration From 2020-02-19 12:47:43It’s no secret that we love the Kia Telluride, our 2020 SUV of the Year, and we’re glad that the smaller Sorento will take a page from its

We Aren’t Getting the Toyota GR Yaris—But a 2020-02-19 11:32:44Please Toyota, don’t think of us as ungrateful when we asked that the GR Yaris hot hatch somehow make it to U.S. shores. We appreciate that we h

How to Make the Lexus UX Actually Bad-Ass 2020-02-19 08:30:11All good things come to an end, and in the case of this Lexus UX200 F Sport project car, that time is now… After Super Street put nearly 1

Jaguar XE SV Project 8 vs. Mercedes-AMG GT 2020-02-19 04:00:41If there’s one undeniable positive about the rise of SUVs, it’s that it’s made automakers make sedans way, way more fun. Case in poi

2020 Porsche Taycan Turbo S First Test: Lächerlich 2020-02-19 04:00:25Here’s a fun story: In 2004, Elon Musk—his pockets full of PayPal profits—walked into the offices of AC Propulsion in the L.A. subur

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


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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BMW employee proposals generate EUR62m savings New! 2020-02-21 07:56:00Improvements proposed by BMW Group employees to save cost reached a new record for savings in 2019, the company has said.

BMW aims to cut Europe CO2 average emissions New! 2020-02-21 07:46:00BMW says it will be lowering its European fleet average emissions of CO2 by around 20% this year, according to remarks attributed to Chief Financial O

Malaysia eyes B30 biodiesel for 2025 New! 2020-02-21 06:52:00Malaysia will implement a B30 biodiesel programme for its transport sector by 2025 or earlier, prime minister Mahathir Mohamad said at the launch of t

Canada to build 160 Ontario fast chargers New! 2020-02-21 05:44:00Canada is to invest C$8m (US$6m) to build 160 fast chargers at 73 locations for EVs across Ontario.

Philippine market falls 12% in January New! 2020-02-21 05:30:00The Philippine new vehicle market declined by almost 12% to 23,723 units in January 2020 from 26,888 units in the same month of last year, according t

Tenneco Q4 revenue down US$200m to US$4.1bn New! 2020-02-21 05:25:00Tenneco has reported fourth-quarter 2019 revenue down US$200m to US$4.1bn.

RHA calls for HGV driver clarification New! 2020-02-21 05:16:00More detail is needed on the British government's points system for immigrants and the criteria for establishing the basis of skilled work says

SKF increases shift towards carbon neutral manufacturing New! 2020-02-21 05:08:00SKF's automotive bearing factory in Tudela, Spain, has become the group's second manufacturing site to achieve carbon neutral status.

Chung Mong-koo to step down from Hyundai Motor New! 2020-02-21 05:00:00Hyundai Motor Group (HMG) chairman Chung Mong-koo is to step down from his position as executive director of Hyundai Motor Company, after a board of d

China car sales drop 92% in first half New! 2020-02-21 04:41:00New passenger vehicle sales in China plunged by 92% in the first two weeks of February, according to the China Passenger Car Association (CPCA).

PPG appoints Tom Maziarz Americas refinish VP New! 2020-02-21 03:54:00PPG has appointed Tom Maziarz as VP automotive refinish, Americas, effective 1 March succeeding Greg Benckart, who has announced his intention to reti

Osram raises savings target to EUR300m by 2022 New! 2020-02-21 03:48:00Osram is increasing its savings target from EUR220m (US$283m) to EUR300m by 2022.

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BMW reveals M2 special edition designed by graffiti 2020-02-20 08:00:00BMW has a long and established history with art cars, but now the automaker is taking the concept in a new direction. It recently teamed up with Leona

2020 Honda Civic Type R brings upgrades, track-focused 2020-02-20 07:00:00The Honda Civic Type R is the most fun-to-drive front-wheel-drive car on the market. It's so fun, in fact, we awarded it the Motor Authority Best Car

2021 Mercedes-AMG GT 73 EQ Performance 4-Door Coupe 2020-02-20 06:00:00Mercedes-AMG is readying a new plug-in hybrid version of its GT 4-Door Coupe. Our spy shots show a prototype of the AMG sedan with a concealed flap on

Land Rover demonstrates toughness of new Defender on 2020-02-19 13:00:00Land Rover's new Defender is set to star in the upcoming James Bond movie “No Time To Die,” and a new ad shows the incredibly tough condi

First drive review: 2020 Nissan GT-R Nismo proves 2020-02-19 11:45:00After more than a decade on the market, most cars are replaced by a newer, faster, more powerful model. Not Godzilla. For the new decade, the 2020 Nis

2021 BMW M4, 2021 Mercedes-AMG GLE63 Coupe, 2020 2020-02-19 11:00:00A prototype for the next-generation BMW M4 has been spotted. The new car will come with the choice of manual and automatic transmissions, rear- and al

2021 Volkswagen Tiguan R spy shots and video 2020-02-19 10:00:00The Volkswagen R performance division looks to be readying a new addition to its lineup based on the Tiguan small SUV. A prototype for what's likely

Carbon fiber-bodied SpeedKore Dodge Demon is for sale 2020-02-19 09:00:00The 2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon may be one powerful muscle car, but it's not exactly the lightest performer. In fact, it weighs more than 4,000 p

Lucid preparing to beat Tesla at its own 2020-02-19 08:00:00The Lucid Air battery-electric sedan is scheduled to go into production later this year at a plant in Arizona, but the car has changed significantly s

400-horsepower Audi RS Q3 ruled out for US 2020-02-19 07:00:00Audi unveiled a redesigned RS Q3 last September together with a new RS Q3 Sportback. At the reveal, there was some hope that the RS Q3 would make it t

2021 BMW M4 spy shots 2020-02-19 06:00:00BMW is working on a new generation of the 4-Series to complement the redesigned 3-Series that arrived for 2019. It's due out later this year as a 202

Aston Martin Valkyrie Le Mans Hypercar program on 2020-02-19 03:00:00Aston Martin and its Valkyrie won't line up on the grid when the new Le Mans Hypercar class of the World Endurance Championship gets underway come th

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Ex-UAW Official Sentenced in Union Bribery Scandal 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 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 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 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 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, 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 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 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 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? 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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2021 Ford F-150 design cues exposed in spy 2020-02-20 15:33:07The next-generation pickup, Ford's biggest seller and most-profitable vehicle, features a Ranger-esque grille and higher hood than the current model.

Porsche reaches top of Consumer Reports' brand rankings; 2020-02-20 14:42:08Hyundai's Genesis brand finished No. 2 in the rankings while Tesla surged eight spots to No. 11 -- the highest of any U.S.-based auto brand.

Visteon Q4 net income falls, revenue increases 2020-02-20 14:10:38The supplier said new business helped offset industry headwinds such as lower production, launch delays and the strike at GM.

U.S. dealership census drops for first time in 2020-02-20 12:22:38California posted the biggest decrease in dealerships in 2019, down 28 to 1,478, followed by Illinois with nine fewer, and Ohio and Missouri with seve

CDK to sell digital marketing business to Ansira 2020-02-20 11:32:51CDK's digital marketing business was earmarked for sale for nearly eight months. CDK said the transaction is expected to close in the first half of t

Tenneco Q4 profits, revenue pressured by GM strike 2020-02-20 09:53:29The supplier also said it expects first-quarter headwinds from the coronavirus outbreak in China.

Pendragon appoints former AutoNation boss Berman as CEO 2020-02-20 09:51:11The new chief must navigate through a tough period that has seen a string of profit warnings from the UK dealership group as well as its peers.

Europe accelerates efforts in EV battery race 2020-02-20 07:14:14European policymakers are keen to ensure the region's auto industry does not lose competitiveness against Asia, which currently accounts for more tha

Japan creates task force to deal with coronavirus 2020-02-20 06:38:45The group will monitor developments and coordinate communication, and work with the Japanese government on measures to help smooth the flow of co

VW will start search for new CFO, report 2020-02-20 06:26:47VW Group CFO Frank Witter, who was instrumental in steering the automaker through the diesel scandal that cost the company tens of billions of euros,

American Honda auto division chief Arcangeli to leave 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 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

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Speed Camera Apps, Including Waze, Now Banned for New! 2020-02-21 08:53:22Speed camera apps, including the Google-owned Waze, have long been banned in Germany, but a loophole in the text of the law allowed drivers to continu

Volvo Facelifts S90 Sedan, V90 Station Wagon With New! 2020-02-21 08:51:08In production since 2016, the S90 mid-size sedan enters 2020 for the 2021 model year with a little nip ‘n’ tuck that’s hardly observ

Cord 812 Coffin Nose Is How Luxury Looked New! 2020-02-21 08:48:43No matter how you feel about them, there’s no denying the fact cars of the pre-war era have an appeal to them that few – if none – o

Police to Recreate Prankster’s Flooded Ford to Prove New! 2020-02-21 07:42:59Adelaide police have a pretty tough case to crack, if they wish to see popular YouTube Michael Phillippou convicted of driving recklessly (among other

This Could Be the Aggressive Front End of New! 2020-02-21 07:28:28Carmakers, especially American ones, have made a habit out of trying to find talent from a young age, thus ensuring the success of the cars they sell

2021 Maserati MC20 Mid-Engine Supercar Confirmed With ICE, New! 2020-02-21 06:23:08Have you heard the electrified Ghibli is in the pre-production phase? A bigger piece of news, however, is rockin’ the world of Maserati with the

An Android Auto Bug Breaks Down the “OK, New! 2020-02-21 06:04:39Android 10 does bring a handful of cool new features to smartphones, but at the same time, it appears to also include some rather frustrating bugs tha

Czinger 21C Unveiled with Brand New Flat-Plane V8 New! 2020-02-21 05:26:46For nearly a couple of weeks now an American car designer by the name of Kevin Czinger has been teasing the world with the unveiling of a hybrid hyper

2021 Fiat 500e Spied Again, Pre-Series Production Starts New! 2020-02-21 05:19:06Earlier this week, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles completed an comprehensive re-tooling of the Mirafiori assembly plant in Turin. This investment will mate

Cupra Goes Racing with Stunning Leon Competicion and New! 2020-02-21 04:29:24It is an important week for Spanish brand Cupra, the SEAT spinoff tasked with creating performance versions of the cars released by the once mother co

Lamborghini Diablo GTR "Daily Driver" Skips the Rear New! 2020-02-21 03:18:26What makes a good daily driver? The answer to that question includes multiple elements, but one could argue that most machines cast in such a role don

Volkswagen Beetle "Grand Tourer" Is a Bugatti On New! 2020-02-21 02:38:53The connection between performance machines belonging to the Volkswagen Group is nothing new (think: Porsche 911 Turbo regarded as a baby Bugatti Veyr

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