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First Drive: 2021 Mercedes-AMG GLE 53 Coupe Feels 2019-12-04 18:01:26Another week, another Mercedes-AMG. The launch of a new AMG-badged Mercedes was once a rare event, eagerly awaited by enthusiasts. But now, with the g

Electric Ford F-150 (And More?) Secrets Detailed in 2019-12-04 17:45:25Despite Ford’s openness that it’s working on an electric F-150 pickup truck, this potential segment-shaker has many secrets yet to be reve

The End of Driving: The Promise and Pitfalls 2019-12-04 13:30:48Sometime recently—it was likely the first week of October, 2019—a Chrysler Pacifica minivan slowed on a street somewhere in Phoenix to sto

Tested: This 1969 Toyota Corolla Has a Lexus 2019-12-04 11:45:18What is this thing? I ask myself this as I deliberately drive the speed limit in an immaculate 1969 Toyota Corolla up Interstate 15 toward Victorville

Keeping the C8 Corvette a Chevy Comes at 2019-12-04 08:00:41It’s not enough that the new mid-engine C8 Corvette had to be a driving and engineering accomplishment; it had to do so at a price that befits t

What Is SH-AWD? A Breakdown of the Least 2019-12-04 07:00:47What if all-wheel drive could not only improve traction but also enhance dynamic performance? That’s the goal of Acura’s SH-AWD system. Wh

The Tesla Cybertruck Has Functionality Problems 2019-12-04 04:00:55Everyone has thoughts on the way Tesla’s radical Cybertruck looks, but design is purely subjective (and everyone’s already dunked on the C

Hyundai Kona vs. Fiat 500X: Urban Subcompact SUV 2019-12-04 04:00:13Subcompact SUVs are the modern iterations of city runabouts. Although a number of affordable models offer raised seating positions and prioritize prac

Volvo On Call Review: We Try Volvo’s Connected 2019-12-04 04:00:12As technology becomes more accessible for everyone, new smartphone apps—like Volvo On Call—let us connect even closer with our vehicles. A

Hennessey C8 Corvette Twin-Turbo Promises 1,200 Horsepower 2019-12-03 16:50:29The mid-engine Corvette has caused quite a bit of fanfare over the last several months. Almost immediately after the new ‘Vette won MotorTrend&r

Will Infiniti Build the 563-HP Project Black S? 2019-12-02 20:27:44There’s no doubt Infiniti has seen better days. The brand is struggling with sales in the U.S., it recently pulled out of Europe and other key m

2021 Tesla Cybertruck vs. Bollinger B2: Comparing Two 2019-12-02 19:56:10Whether or not the world was ready for the ultra-utilitarian looks of the Bollinger B1 and B2 electric SUV and pickup, Elon Musk just hit the res

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Yet Another Challenge for Air Travelers: Finding Your 2019-11-28 07:00:00Airports including LAX are setting up pickup areas a ways removed from terminals to address the congestion created by popular ride-hail apps.

Uber's London Rivals Are Plotting Its Downfall 2019-11-27 10:00:00Irresistible deals for drivers and passengers are creating a frenetic race as fellow ride-hailing services try to cash in on uncertainty.

Who's Regulating Self-Driving Cars? Often, No One 2019-11-27 07:00:00Two hearings reveal that neither the federal government nor many states are monitoring the hundreds of self-driving vehicles being tested on US roads.

To Train Foreign Service Agents, You Must Build 2019-11-26 07:00:00At a new State Department training center, survival lessons include fleeing ambushes, escaping burning buildings, and handling bomb threats.

London Could Ban Uber; Women and Climate Change; 2019-11-25 18:19:30Catch up on the most important news from today in two minutes or less.

Uber May Be Banned From London, One of 2019-11-25 15:56:41The ride-hail company has 21 days to appeal the city’s ruling, which cited a “pattern of failures” on safety.

Tesla's Cybertruck, an Aston Martin SUV, and More 2019-11-24 09:00:00One design expert called Tesla's electric pickup truck “horrifying.” And a black lab who drove in circles for an hour. 

Why the Tesla Cybertruck Looks So Weird 2019-11-23 07:00:00The pickup truck Elon Musk unveiled Thursday night features sharp angles, but no side mirrors or “crumple zone” to absorb the force of a c

A Tesla Cybertruck Mishap, a Massive Data Leak, 2019-11-22 17:17:36Catch up on the most important news from today in two minutes or less.

Is Tesla's Cybertruck for Real? The Jury's Out 2019-11-22 14:59:36Elon Musk showed off a new vehicle. But the presentation lacked familiar Musk flourishes. 

Tesla Cybertruck: Elon Musk's Pickup Truck Has Arrived 2019-11-21 23:22:20The all-electric Cybertruck will offer up to 500 miles of range and start at less than $50,000.

An Electric Tesla Cybertruck, the 8-Hour Workday Lie, 2019-11-21 15:29:45Catch up on the most important news from today in two minutes or less.

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Faurecia and Devialet team on sound solutions 2019-12-04 06:46:00Faurecia and Devialet have announced a partnership to develop sound solutions for automakers.

Volvo passes 2018 full year sales in November 2019-12-04 06:46:00Geely's Volvo Cars said it had "maintained strong sales momentum in November" with global volume up 11.6% year on year.

Tesla Model X biffs Porsche Taycan in Thatcham 2019-12-04 06:30:00The Porsche Taycan and Tesla Model X have been tested by Euro NCAP and, though both received five-star ratings, the Tesla showed stronger safety

McDonald's waste to enter Ford supply chain 2019-12-04 06:11:00A byproduct of coffee bean roasting at McDonald's will soon be used by Ford to make vehicle parts such as headlamp housings.

CEE - start-ups look to create own identity 2019-12-04 05:29:00Volkswagen Group subsidiary, Konnect says start-ups are increasingly distinguishing themselves from traditional suppliers as their disruptive nature c

China revises NEV sales target to 25% by 2019-12-04 05:21:00China is revising its 2025 sales target for new energy vehicles to 25% of total car sales from the current of 20%, according to a government paper rel

Renault invests in micro-mobility with Nino Robotics 2019-12-04 04:59:00Renault's Social and Sustainable Impact Department has signed a partnership with Nino Robotics, designer of a new type of seated, personal trans

Lucid starts construction at Arizona EV factory 2019-12-04 04:57:00Lucid Motors, together with Arizona Governor, Doug Ducey, the Arizona Commerce Authority and local officials, have marked the start of const

Daimler Mobility and Geely Technology team on China 2019-12-04 04:51:00Daimler Mobility and Geely Technology Group, a subsidiary of Zhejiang Geely Holding Group, have unveiled ride-hailing provider, StarRides in

Hyundai launches its US$51bn Strategy 2025 roadmap 2019-12-04 04:41:00Hyundai Motor announced plans to invest KRW61 trillion (US$51bn) over the next six years to strengthen its car making operations and also to develop i

Renault-Nissan Alliance appoints Hadi Zablit general secretary 2019-12-04 04:14:00Renault-Nissan Alliance has appointed Hadi Zablit as general secretary, reporting to the operating board and the CEOs of the three companies from

Aiways builds European U5 advance contingent 2019-12-03 09:02:00Aiways has produced the first batch of its all electric U5 SUV in European specification.

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Next MX-5 Miata to adopt electrification? Maybe, says 2019-12-04 13:00:00The Mazda MX-5 Miata is into its fourth generation, with the current ND generation having arrived for 2016. Mazda has started plotting what comes next

Review: The 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLB 250 plays all 2019-12-04 11:50:00It’s not simple to hurl a 90-mph fastball, much less to disguise it to confuse a batter. It’s nearly impossible to fake a drop shot at the

How likely is Hyundai to produce the RM 2019-12-04 11:45:00Mid-engine may be the way to go for automakers that want to build great sports cars. The Chevrolet Corvette made its tectonic shift to mid-engine desi

2021 BMW M3, 2021 Jaguar F-Pace, Peugeot hypercar: 2019-12-04 11:00:00BMW's set to launch a new M3 next year and we've learned the car will offer the choice of manual and automatic transmissions. The latter will come w

Trailer for new James Bond movie packs plenty 2019-12-04 10:45:00The world's most famous spy returns to theaters in 2020 in “No Time to Die,” the first trailer for which dropped on Wednesday. The new mo

Peugeot reveals hypercar destined to race at Le 2019-12-04 10:00:00Peugeot on Wednesday provided a first look at its contender for the new Hypercar class of the World Endurance Championship, which includes the prestig

Next BMW M3 and M4 to offer manual 2019-12-04 08:45:00BMW M is working on a new generation of the M3, and the related M4, and the head of the BMW go-fast division has confirmed that a manual transmission

Hennessey readies 1,200-hp, twin-turbo upgrade for the C8 2019-12-04 07:30:00While it's safe to assume Chevrolet is planning its own balls-to-the-wall successor to the C7 Corvette ZR1 based on the new mid-engine C8 Corvette, t

Buick Regal's Opel twin given an update 2019-12-04 06:00:00The Opel Insignia, which we receive in the United States as the Buick Regal, has just undergone its mid-cycle update. There's revised styling and loa

Buick Regal won't return for 2021 2019-12-04 06:00:00Light trucks are now close to 70 percent of the automotive market, and that continues to spell the end for car nameplates. The latest casualty is the

2021 Jaguar F-Pace spy shots 2019-12-04 03:00:00Jaguar's F-Pace is one of the more attractive, more dynamic offerings in its class, and the automaker is set to make things more enticing with a mid-

Gone in 60 seconds? Bentley Continental GT Pikes 2019-12-03 14:00:00Bentley will pat itself on the back this winter with a special version of the latest Continental GT coupe. A special Pikes Peak edition will celebrate

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Ace of Base: Buick Regal TourX 2019-12-04 16:01:32News arrived in our inboxes this morning of yet another death in the automotive family. The Buick Regal TourX, aged just three model years, was pronou

Auto Industry Eliminating Jobs to Support Electric Vehicle 2019-12-04 15:09:41With environmentalism sweeping through the automotive industry of late, manufacturers are spending oodles of cash to fund the continued development of

Already Crunchy Ford Goes Even More Vegan 2019-12-04 14:02:18Always the innovator in creating car parts out of plants that aren’t trees, Ford Motor Company plans to burnish its green cred with a new buildi

UAW Not Cooperating in Corruption Probe, Says U.S. 2019-12-04 13:00:54United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Michigan, Matthew Schneider, has said new details about the ever expanding UAW corruption prob

Rare Rides: The 1992 Mazda 929 – Frameless 2019-12-04 12:00:59Remember when Mazda sold a rear-drive sedan as its flagship? Me either, but the internet assures me it happened. Let’s have a last-of Mazda mome

Something Crucial This Way Comes: The Actual Genesis 2019-12-04 11:00:03Not in the way Genesis would have liked, however. While the fledgling Genesis brand’s first utility vehicle isn’t expected to debut until

Cannonball Run Record Shattered. Related: the Cannonball Run 2019-12-04 10:00:12I had forgotten all about coast-to-coast Cannonball Runs. Erwin “Cannon Ball” Baker was the first, of course, going from the East Coast to

Speculation Confirmed: Kiss the Buick Regal Goodbye 2019-12-04 09:00:26The coming year isn’t just the first chapter in a new decade, it will also be the final year you’ll be able to purchase a new Buick Regal.

QOTD: Alfa Romeo’s Time Come Due? 2019-12-04 08:00:31An article posted yesterday on these renowned pages really got me thinking about how certain brands seem to not have much of a future in the automotiv

Volkswagen Raided Again Over Diesel Emissions Scandal 2019-12-03 16:44:22German prosecutors raided Volkswagen’s Wolfsburg headquarters on Tuesday, continuing their prolonged quest to bust the automaker over a diesel e

Mustang Mach-E Drawing New Customers to Ford Showrooms 2019-12-03 15:54:59Plenty of digital ink has been spilled on the new Mustang Mach-E, from Ford’s decision of saddling it with a pony car name to questions around w

Place Your Bets: Infiniti Q60 Project Black S 2019-12-03 14:50:10Infiniti’s Q60 Project Black S has been been flying under the radar for a while. Debuting in 2017 at the Geneva Motor Show, the model occupied a

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Wells Fargo hires Scott Powell as COO 2019-12-04 17:49:50Powell, most recently CEO of Santander Holdings USA Inc., will focus on relationships with regulators for Wells Fargo, one of the nation's large

Auto parts firms agree to pay California $23 2019-12-04 15:24:28The largest California settlement is with Toyota-affiliated supplier Denso for $4.5 million, California Attorney General Xavier Becerra said in a stat

Former UAW official Ashton pleads guilty, faces 3 2019-12-04 14:38:23Former UAW Vice President Joe Ashton is the 11th person to plead guilty in the federal government's ongoing corruption probe. Ashton is expected to r

BMW sues air conditioning suppliers over price fixing 2019-12-04 14:15:12The case relates to a decision in 2017 by the European Union's competition authority to fine several car part makers -- including Valeo and Denso --

GM cutting 800 jobs to retool Detroit plant 2019-12-04 12:30:17The plant's UAW-represented hourly workers will be offered transfers, likely to locations in Michigan and Ohio, at least until production resumes.

UAW-FCA deal boosts profit-sharing, health care; voting begins 2019-12-04 11:59:59UAW leaders on Wednesday approved sending the tentative four-year pact to the rank-and-file for ratification votes. The voting process begins on Frida

Alibaba-backed startup AutoX applies for driverless test permit 2019-12-04 11:45:26If granted the permit, AutoX would be able to test self-driving cars with a backup provided by a remote human operator rather than a driver in the veh

Automakers cutting 80,000 jobs globally as EV shift 2019-12-04 11:32:27The global auto industry will produce 88.8 million cars and light trucks this year, an almost 6 percent drop from a year ago, according to researcher

Former airbag maker Takata spurs 1.4 million-unit recall 2019-12-04 11:02:29Takata supplied tens of millions of defective airbag inflators for years that were prone to exploding in a crash and injuring or killing car occupants

Toyota leads $50 million funding round for May 2019-12-04 09:54:36While some mobility startups have struggled this year, self-driving shuttle provider May Mobility continues to attract capital, with $83.6 million rai

UAW not 'actively cooperating' in corruption investigation, U.S. 2019-12-03 16:28:11U.S. Attorney Matthew Schneider said he's received new leads in the yearslong UAW corruption probe since making public comments to Detroit area

White House asks court to toss Calif. emissions 2019-12-03 15:50:00The ongoing fight over light-vehicle emissions standards is one of several clashes between President Trump and the nation’s largest state.

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Ferrari World Abu Dhabi Beats Disney to World’s 2019-12-04 18:08:07For the first time since it opened its doors in 2010, Ferrari World Abu Dhabi has been recognized as World’s Leading Theme Park by the World Tra

AirAsia Becomes First Airline to Sell Plane Food 2019-12-04 17:35:21Perhaps one of the most dreadful on-board experiences for the regular flier is plane food. Pre-packaged and pre-cooked, and often flavorless and odd-l

Ford Will Be Putting McDonald’s Coffee Bean Skin 2019-12-04 16:58:19Junk food is scientifically proven to be bad for your health, but you have to applaud McDonald’s for trying to use the huge platform it has to d

Mercedes-Benz EQS Spied Winter Testing, Looks Sporty 2019-12-04 16:53:56Tired of Tesla's reliability issues or simply don't like their styling? Well, fear not because those German luxury automakers are also developing el

Pierpaolo Lazzarini’s F33 Spaziale Yacht Is a Fully 2019-12-04 16:39:42“We have always dreamed of reaching space. That time has come.” Strangely, these are words used to promote a yacht and not some rocket shi

2021 BMW 6 Series GT Facelift With Bigger 2019-12-04 15:52:26Despite what the rumors said, the 6 Series GT or Gran Turismo is still the only model in its family after the coupes all migrated to the 8 Series. Thi

Toyota Teases Yaris GR-4 Once Again, AWD Hot 2019-12-04 13:02:34It was the beginning of November 2019 when Toyota first revealed a hot hatchback wrapped in camouflage, featuring GR-4 on the license plate and GR Yar

2020 Ford Kuga Priced in the UK, Zetec 2019-12-04 11:11:38Known as the Escape in the United States, the Kuga for Europe is now available to order. Redesigned from the ground up for the 2020 model year, the co

Competitors Have Finally Caught Up to Tesla 2019-12-04 09:57:45Back in 2012 when Tesla launched the Model S, it was a game-changing automobile. Before the Model S, EVs were either half-assed conversions of interna

2020 Genesis GV80 SUV Looks Massive and Luxurious 2019-12-04 09:55:08Expected to premiere in South Korea on December 19th, the GV80 is the first-ever sport utility vehicle from Genesis. The luxury-oriented automaker con

No Time to Die First Trailer: A Banged-Up 2019-12-04 09:54:21Here’s to hoping you were prepared for this: the first official, high-quality extended trailer for the upcoming James Bond installment, No Time

20-Car Custom Garage Up for Grabs with Bill 2019-12-04 09:19:44Bill Goldberg is perhaps one of the most famous wrestlers of the ‘90s. He’s also an actor and sports commentator, a reality star, and a fa


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