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What Makes the 2020 Lincoln Aviator So Compelling 2019-11-11 04:00:55Pros: Design inside and out Supple suspension Stereo and infotainment system Cons: Hybrid lurches forward Climbing over second row cupholders Door rel

Why the Updated 2019 Tesla Model 3 is 2019-11-11 04:00:54Pros: Great handling Upgraded seats Thrilling performance Cons: Autopilot needs work Screen-centric controls Road and tire noise After being named a f

2020 Jeep Gladiator Review: This Jeep Stands Out. 2019-11-11 04:00:54Pros: Stand-out design Good packaging Off-road chops Cons: Inconsistent steering Bumpy ride Loud interior There’s hardly another truck on the ma

2020 Kia Soul Pros and Cons Review: The 2019-11-11 04:00:53Pros: Excellent CVT tuning Iconic styling remains Surprising ride and handling Cons: Lots of wind noise Weakening value proposition Slightly cheap int

2020 Chevrolet Corvette Pros and Cons Review: Setting 2019-11-11 04:00:43Pros: Forgiving chassis dynamics Quiet, supple ride Low, low pricing Cons: Cluttered design Brake-by-wire feel Those buttons We’ve been awaiting

2020 Kia Telluride Pros and Cons Review: The 2019-11-11 04:00:36Pros: Handsome inside and out Smooth, quiet, refined Astounding value Cons: More torque, please Transmission response No hill descent control The 2020

2019 Ram Heavy Duty Review: Pros and Cons 2019-11-11 04:00:27Pros: Ram HD offers a truck for every need Responsive gas and 1,000-lb-ft diesel Looks great Cons: Diesel engines could use eight- or 10-speed transmi

2020 GMC Sierra 3500HD Review: The Good, the 2019-11-11 04:00:20Pros: Powerful diesel V-8 Slick-shifting 10-speed Clever trailering cameras Cons: Half-assed gas V-8 Cheap, unsightly interior Soft, squishy brakes Th

2020 Porsche 911 Carrera S Pros and Cons 2019-11-11 04:00:11Pros: Flexible, responsive powertrain Precise, communicative chassis Superbly executed design Cons: Video-game shifter Shiny black plastic on console

2020 Subaru Outback Pros and Cons Review: This 2019-11-11 04:00:09Pros: Modern interior Luxury-like suspension Great value Cons: Exterior appears unchanged Unrefined turbo engine Poor infotainment UX From the outside

Review: Is the 2020 Nissan Versa Sedan a 2019-11-10 04:00:15Pros: Good starter car Good looks Nice interior finishes Cons: Underpowered engine Noisy interior Poor back-seat headroom Not too many economy cars of

From 507 to Z4: We Review Both BMW 2019-11-10 04:00:07Pros: Satisfies roadster cravings Great inline-six Soft top > hard top Cons: Sticker shock Muddled design Stressed turbo-four BMW’s all-new Z

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Bike Safety Means Having New Lanes and Helmet 2019-11-08 09:07:03A government panel wants officials to build better cycling infrastructure, but its call to mandate helmets is already rankling cyclingadvocates. 

Paris Ends an E-Scooter Melee With New Rules 2019-11-08 08:00:00France is moving to crack down on scooter sharing, but questions linger about how micromobility affects cities and citizens.

A Mind-Boggling Uber Oversight, a Firefox Scam, and 2019-11-06 17:42:50Catch up on the most important news from today in two minutes or less.

Uber’s Self-Driving Car Didn’t Know Pedestrians Could Jaywalk 2019-11-05 21:22:42The National Transportation Safety Board releases hundreds of pages related to the 2018 crash in Tempe, Arizona, that killed Elaine Herzberg.

The Polestar 1 Is a Powerful Throwback Treat—Like 2019-11-05 03:01:00The pricey plug-in hybrid is a little retro and a whole lot of fun to drive.

Drones That Work for Food, a Self-Landing Plane, 2019-11-03 09:00:00Uber Eats unveils its latest drone, which may begin deliveries next summer, and our reporter lands a $2 million plane with the help of new tech. 

Need to Run Errands *Really* Quickly? Try This 2019-11-02 07:00:00That is, if you have $200,000. With the Urus, Lamborghini joins the rush to luxury SUVs, while staying true to its sports-car heritage.

Uber and Lyft Fight a Law They Say 2019-10-31 20:06:26The ride-hail companies are backing a ballot measure to overturn a California law intended to transform gig-economy workers from contractors to employ

Cirrus' $2 Million Vision Jet Now Lands Itself, 2019-10-31 13:41:07The Safe Return Emergency Autoland System lets passengers hit a big red button to bring the plane to safety if the pilot's incapacitated.

The Delicate Art—and Evolving Science—of Wildfire Evacuations 2019-10-31 08:00:00The still-burning Kincade Fire prompted one of the largest wildfire-related evacuations in California history—a legacy, in part, of two earlier

Ford Screens Go Big, a WhatsApp Hacking Case, 2019-10-30 19:08:35Catch up on the most important news from today in two minutes or less.

Ford Is Bringing Huge Screens—and Live Updates—to Its 2019-10-30 06:00:00The bigger screens can display a map, phone, and radio simultaneously. Ford says it won't be too distracting. 

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Hyundai develops active road noise control tech New! 2019-11-11 09:29:00Hyundai Motor Group has announced the development of what it claims is the world's first 'Road Noise Active Noise Control' (RANC) system. It says t

JATCO begins CVT production in Zhangjiagang New! 2019-11-11 08:47:00Hyundai Motor Group has announced the development of what it claims is the world's first 'Road Noise Active Noise Control' (RANC) system. It says t

ZF opens first plant in Vietnam New! 2019-11-11 08:45:00ZF has opened its first plant in Vietnam for an unnamed new customer in Hai Phong.

Vietnam vehicle sales stall in October New! 2019-11-11 08:37:00New vehicle sales in Vietnam declined by 2.7% to 27,419 units in October 2019 from 28,182 units in the same month of last year, according to wholesale

Byton starts trial production of M-Byte at its New! 2019-11-11 08:34:00Chinese electric vehicle start-up Byton has confirmed it launched trial production of its first mass-production model at its Nanjing plant in Jiangsu

SAIC, Great Wall in talks to acquire GM's New! 2019-11-11 08:25:00China's SAIC Motor Corporation and Great Wall Motors are said to be in talks with General Motors to jointly acquire the US carmaker's remaining vehi

South Korean import sales rise in October New! 2019-11-11 08:22:00Sales of imported light passenger vehicles in South Korea increased by 6.2% to 22,101 units in October 2019 from 20,813 units in the same month of las

RHA urges freight focus ahead of UK election 2019-11-11 06:59:00Britain's Road Haulage Association (RHA) has called on political parties to put road freight at the heart of transport policy ahead of the general el

Germany ups EV purchase subsidies 2019-11-11 06:15:00Germany's government says it will provide a higher subsidy for EV purchasers as well as install more charging stations.

UK Volvo PIH buyers to receive 1 year 2019-11-11 05:57:00British buyers of any new Volvo plug-in hybrid model will receive a year's free electricity to charge their car.

Magna posts Q3 sales down 3% to US$9.3bn 2019-11-11 05:07:00Magna has recorded third-quarter sales down 3% to US$9.3bn, following the strike at General Motors.

Tata Steel Europe appoints Karl Haider as CCO 2019-11-11 03:59:00Tata Steel in Europe has appointed Karl Haider as chief commercial officer, replacing Henrik Adam who became CEO of Tata Steel in Europe in June this

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Gordon Ramsay takes his supercar collection to the New! 2019-11-11 17:00:00Celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay likes his cars as hot as his kitchens, and when he takes his toys out for a track day, it's a noteworthy spectacle. This

Lister ready to tune the Jaguar I-Pace New! 2019-11-11 16:00:00British tuner Lister Motor Company is eyeing the Jaguar I-Pace as its next tuning platform. The move would mark the jump to the electrified realm with

PSA CEO: No plan to drop brands in New! 2019-11-11 15:00:00Fans of the lineups of FCA and PSA can breathe a sigh of relief. For the time being, PSA CEO Carlos Tavares said, there are no plans to drop any of th

Idris Elba tapped to flog Mustang-inspired electric SUV New! 2019-11-11 14:00:00The launch of Ford's new Mustang-inspired electric SUV is big news in the auto industry, and Ford is tapping the talents of a noted start to make it

Bentley's Continental GT drop-top goes tweed New! 2019-11-11 13:00:00Bentley touts itself as the "most sought after luxury brand in the world." But with its latest development, it may just be making a run at the title

2020 Porsche 911 Turbo S coming with 641 New! 2019-11-11 11:45:00Porsche has a new 911 on its hands, the 992 generation, and this means we'll soon see new versions of favorites like the Turbo and GT3. The new Turbo

Mercedes-AMG GLA45, G-Class Experience Center, Shelby continuation car: New! 2019-11-11 11:00:00Mercedes-AMG's second-generation GLA45 has been spotted in prototype form. The compact crossover SUV will sport an aggressive look and as much as 416

First production EV from Lexus to debut Nov. New! 2019-11-11 10:00:00Toyota is committed to launching at least 10 battery-electric cars by 2025, with the first to arrive in 2020. Some of these will come from Lexus which

1965 Ford Shelby GT350R continuation car built by New! 2019-11-11 08:45:00There are plenty of companies out there building continuation versions of original Shelby Mustangs under license, but only one is run by original crew

Off-road playpen: Mercedes opens G-Class experience center at 2019-11-11 08:00:00Mercedes-Benz on Friday held the opening ceremony for the new G-Class Experience Center in Austria. The site is located at a former airport just 20 mi

DTM organizer proposes new race series for 1,000-horsepower 2019-11-11 07:00:00As more and more performance car marques tread down the electrification path, the organizer of Germany's DTM touring car series is taking a proactive

Chevy reveals 7-seat Blazer and new EV in 2019-11-11 06:00:00Chevrolet on Monday provided a first look at a new 7-seat version of the Blazer that will debut in November at Auto Guangzhou. The model has been deve

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Mercedes-Benz Announces Electric G-Class 2019-11-08 16:38:28Sascha Pallenberg, Daimler’s Head of “Digital Transformation,” shared a quote from CEO Ola Källenius issued at this year&r

Justice Department Subpoenas Automakers Over California Emissions Pact 2019-11-08 15:29:55The Justice Department has issued civil subpoenas to the four major automakers’ that voluntary agreed to adopt a Californian compromise on vehic

Kia Lingers in Hospital Lot for Years, Sparks 2019-11-08 14:16:20Every car sitting abandoned in a parking lot has a story to tell. Yours truly often wonders what circumstances led to the abandonment of a pickup outs

Homologation Special: Toyota Teases Yaris GR-4 2019-11-08 13:13:27Toyota has teased the upcoming GR Yaris Prototype, scheduled to debut at the Rally Australia on November 17th. Based on the TNGA Yaris, we&r

Sharpen Those Barbs: Ford Mach E(?) Revealed in 2019-11-08 12:30:32We’re a pretty non-judgemental bunch here at TTAC, and that goes double for our readers. And yet it’s sometimes hard to keep those opinion

Brand Cull? Tavares Claims PSA-FCA Merger Won’t Lead 2019-11-08 11:00:44There may still be a chance for a new Fifth Avenue. Carlos Tavares, CEO of France’s PSA Groupe and head of a future combined entity, claims the

Upstart EV Maker Lucid Breaks Ground on Arizona 2019-11-08 10:00:52A substantial car with a name that implies nothingness will soon have a home. Lucid Motors, which positioned its vastly powerful Air sedan near the fr

NTSB: Autonomous Uber Vehicles Crashed 37 Times Before 2019-11-08 09:09:55The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has disclosed Uber’s autonomous test fleet was involved in 37 crashes over the 18-month period l

Piston Slap: Deep-Sixing Unknown Friction Materials? 2019-11-08 08:08:40TTAC Commentator tonycd writes: Hi, Sajeev! I’m a long-ago occasional TTAC contributor, occasional B&B pontificator, and longtime admirer of

Lordstown Lost: General Motors Offloads Shuttered Chevy Cruze 2019-11-07 16:35:10That didn’t take long. With General Motors now in possession of a ratified four-year labor agreement, a plant the automaker closed down earlier

Hyundai Sonata N Rumored for 2020 2019-11-07 15:39:36In April, Hyundai confirmed it would introduce a performance-oriented Sonata sometime in 2020. The model was supposed to yield over 275 horsepowe

Snow Problem: Best Winter Tires 2019-11-07 15:01:50Winter is coming, which means it's time to invest into a set of high-quality winter tires. The post Snow Problem: Best Winter Tires appeared first on

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Tesla flaunts first China-built cars as start of 2019-11-11 05:53:13Assembled in Tesla’s new Shanghai Gigafactory, which only broke ground in January, the first Model 3 sedans came in blue and were emblazoned wit

FCA axes Alfa Romeo’s planned sports cars as 2019-11-11 05:46:20Alfa Romeo's future product plans have been scaled back to help make the brand profitable, Fiat Chrysler CEO Mike Manley said.

Jaguar Land Rover warns of car shortage after 2019-11-11 05:42:08Jaguar Land Rover's inventory will be thin this quarter after the automaker's Brexit-related production shutdown, Adrian Mardell, chief financial of

VW's Diess says China EV plant has started 2019-11-11 05:40:28Volkswagen's ID EVs will roll off the production line at a new $2.5 billion electric-vehicle factory in Shanghai.

Ghosn's attorney says no plans for plea bargain 2019-11-11 04:39:47Almost a year after his arrest and with months to go before his trial, indicted former Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn plans to fight the charges to the

Carvana's rapid expansion, sales gains continue 2019-11-11 00:00:01CEO Ernie Garcia says the number of vehicles Carvana buys from consumers more than tripled on an annual basis in the third quarter, and that's a good

Startups see used-vehicle space ripe for disruption 2019-11-11 00:00:01After a first wave of used-vehicle startups launched early this decade, more new ventures are arriving, keen on upending different aspects of the mark

Mini might welcome non-BMW retailers 2019-11-11 00:00:01The Mini brand has been a family affair for BMW dealers until now. But the new sheriff in town is considering opening the franchise to outsiders.

Berlin transforms into mobility hub 2019-11-11 00:00:01Thirty years after the fall of the Berlin Wall, Germany's capital has gone from transportation backwater into a future-minded mobility testbed.

Hachigo: Honda stays realistic on EVs, AVs 2019-11-11 00:00:01The CEO taps the brakes on high expectations for high technology, joining a small but growing chorus of executives who aren't sold on the rapid

New UAW boss aims to contain the crisis 2019-11-10 00:00:01The UAW, which is still working to seal contracts with two of the Detroit 3 after a long strike against GM, is acknowledging the possibility of a fede

'Counterintuitive' Acura ILX pricing strategy is paying off 2019-11-10 00:00:01Executives decided to take a chance with the 2019 model, giving it a heavy freshening inside and out, along with a deep price cut. The result was a su

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A Big Banana Car Exists and It’s So New! 2019-11-11 08:39:52As car transformations go, this is perhaps one of the most delicious looking. Silly too, but in the cutest way possible. A Big Banana Car actually exi

EPA Rates 2020 Karma Revero GT With 61 New! 2019-11-11 08:34:56Penned by Henrik Fisker of Aston Martin DB9 fame, assembled in Finland by Valmet Automotive, then redesigned by Chinese company Wanxiang as the Karma

Maserati Electric Superbike Concept Looks Like Alien, Has New! 2019-11-11 08:21:16Given the recent introduction of the Aston Martin AMB 001, which is built together with British two-wheel specialist Brough Superior, it's impossible

Oceanco’s DreAMBoat Is a Dreamboat for Multigenerational Groups New! 2019-11-11 08:02:39You’d think sailing the oceans on a 295-foot luxury yacht would be a solid enough experience on its own, but you haven’t met the DreAMBoat

BMW to Launch M340d Touring - Is a 2019-11-11 07:45:45Diesel car sales in Europe are falling, and with them the small market share occupied by performance-oriented oil burners is also shrinking. These

Bugatti SUV Rendered, Could Be Aimed at Female 2019-11-11 07:40:10It's a secret to nobody that Bugatti is planning to add a second model line, one that would stray pretty far from the Chiron and all the derivatives

SsangYong Korando E100 EV Promised With 61.5-kWh Battery 2019-11-11 07:31:02Produced by the same people responsible for the battery in the Chevrolet Bolt, the 61.5-kWh from LG Chem for the SsangYong Korando is promising in thi

Next-Generation Nissan 370Z Rendered, Out For Ford Mustang 2019-11-11 07:23:03It's no secret that both the Nissan GT-R and the 370Z are in need of replacements. And while the Japanese automotive producer has assured us the supe

November Is Ditch Your Car Month. Ditch It 2019-11-11 05:50:58November, the mother of all challenges. Whether this is the month in which you choose to grow a beard or go celibate, here’s another challenge y

2021 Mercedes-Benz C-Class W206 – What we Know 2019-11-11 04:13:46The Mercedes-Benz C-Class is closing in on its fifth-generation – or sixth, if you're also counting the 190 W201 original “Baby Benz&rdqu

Stripped Out Mazda RX-7 Has AWD and Billet 2019-11-10 16:36:17This one has been around for quite some time but is once again getting a lot of attention at the SEMA Show. It's Rob Dahm's custom Mazda RX-7, looki

2020 Toyota GR Supra 3000GT Is a TRD 2019-11-10 15:57:54They call SEMA 2019 a "Supra spam," and rightfully so. But not since the Hellcat have tuners been so crazy about a car, which couldn't make us happ


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