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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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GM confirms LG battery JV for Lordstown 2019-12-05 12:27:00General Motors has confirmed an earlier report it would team up with LG Chem to mass-produce battery cells for future battery-electric vehicles.

Volvo Group invests in autonomous software company 2019-12-05 11:27:00Volvo Group (trucks, buses, construction equipment) Venture Capital has invested in Apex.AI, a software company specialising in autonomous mobility.

LG to make EV batteries with GM at 2019-12-05 09:09:00LG Chem has said it would spend US$916m at its US subsidiary by 2023 to set up an electric vehicle battery joint venture with General Motors.

UK LCV sales off for third month as 2019-12-05 08:56:00UK new light commercial vehicle (LCV) registrations fell 9.6% year on year in November, the third consecutive monthly decline, according to Society of

VW doubles service interval to two years in 2019-12-05 08:33:00Volkswagen is stretching its service interval to two years, starting with the Golf 8 with other models to follow in 2020.

CEE - Continental sees megatrends business opportunity 2019-12-05 08:21:00Continental Automotive Serbia says its future may lie increasingly with developing solutions as megatrends shift the way component makers view bu

VW's new Jetta brand off to good start 2019-12-05 07:38:00Volkswagen said had successfully launched its Jetta sub-brand in China (it was once a nameplate for the saloon variant of the Golf) with the VS5 SUV a

CEE - CASE trends can cross transport sectors 2019-12-05 06:51:00Yanfeng says some of its interior concepts can be applied across many disciplines as the supplier looks to take advantage of megatrends, which will se

GM issues Hamtramck layoffs but plant will live 2019-12-05 05:57:00General Motors will lay off 814 hourly and salaried workers at its assembly plant on the border of Detroit and Hamtramck, Michigan, starting 28 Februa

Former GM board member pleads guilty in UAW 2019-12-05 05:24:00Former General Motors board member Joe Ashton, a retired United Auto Workers leader, has pleaded guilty to criminal charges as part of an ongoing fede

UAW sends FCA deal to membership for ratification 2019-12-05 04:52:00The National UAW-FCA Council voted to send the proposed hourly and salary tentative agreements with FCA for a ratification vote of UAW members.

CEE - Visegrad 4 address volume falls - 2019-12-05 04:48:00Continental Hungary says all Visegrad 4 countries are facing similar challenges as suppliers and OEMs address higher wages and volume pressure.

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Review: The $47,895 2020 Mercedes-Benz CLA35 AMG plays New! 2019-12-06 08:01:00It’s a chainsaw in a box, revving behind your right ear.It’s firm, direct, unflappable. The 2020 Mercedes-Benz CLA35 AMG is a dab of Goril

Daimler and Geely launch premium ride-hailing service in New! 2019-12-06 07:00:00German auto giant Daimler and its Chinese shareholder Zhejiang Geely Holding Group have joined forces to take on the booming ride-hailing market in Ch

Volkswagen Group names new design chief New! 2019-12-06 06:00:00The Volkswagen Group on Thursday named Klaus Bischoff as its new design chief. Bischoff has been with the automaker since 1989 and since 2007 has been

2021 Porsche 911 Targa spy shots and video New! 2019-12-06 02:00:00Porsche has just launched its new 992-generation 911 and you can bet there'll be just as many variants that we saw with the previous 991 generation,

Porsche 4-motor electric powertrain promises ultimate control 2019-12-05 13:00:00Porsche on Wednesday provided the first details on a new electric powertrain it's developing. The powertrain consists of four electric motors, with e

Review update: 2020 McLaren 720S Spider thrills as 2019-12-05 11:45:00The mission, which I have gladly accepted, is to spend three days in the 2020 McLaren 720S Spider in sunny Southern California. I’m limited to 3

McLaren hybrid hypercar, Mercedes-Benz EQS, Nissan GT-R50 production 2019-12-05 11:00:00McLaren's CEO has revealed the first details on the automaker's next-generation platform, which will support plug-in hybrid powertrains with electri

Here's how much the 2020 BMW M235i Gran 2019-12-05 10:00:00A BMW sedan smaller than the 3-Series will soon land at dealers and we've got all the all-important pricing details. We're talking about the 2-Serie

Le Mans Hypercar (LMH) name picked for LMP1 2019-12-05 09:30:00Endurance racing's new premier class finally has a name: Le Mans Hypercar, or LMH for short. The new name was selected at a meeting of the FIA World

This mint Acura SLX SUV has the heart 2019-12-05 09:00:00The wonderfully boxy and short-lived Acura SLX SUV is the answer. This pencil-straight example of the 1990s off-roader built by Honda's luxury arm is

$1.1M Nissan GT-R50 by Italdesign will roll into 2019-12-05 08:00:00Nissan and Italdesign teamed up last year to build a wild take on the GT-R to celebrate the nameplate's 50th anniversary. The result was the GT-R50 b

Billionaire behind Racing Point F1 team reportedly eyes 2019-12-05 06:45:00Canadian fashion mogul Lawrence Stroll, the billionaire father of current Formula One driver Lance Stroll, is reportedly interested in acquiring a maj

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Piston Slap: ‘Revving Up Our Engines’ for Earth New! 2019-12-06 08:00:42TTAC regular David Holzman writes: Sajeev, My best friend has a 2019 Honda Accord with gas direct injection. Recently, Scotty Kilmer raised questions

UAW Sends Tentative Fiat Chrysler Labor Deal to 2019-12-05 17:00:13Plenty of planks found in the quickly hammered out UAW-Ford contract can be found in the tentative deal forged between the United Auto Workers and Fia

BMW Changes Mind on Apple CarPlay Subscriptions 2019-12-05 16:45:09BMW is walking back its controversial decision to charge an annual subscription for the use of Apple’s CarPlay in its vehicles. We quickly&

More Base Power on the Way For Genesis 2019-12-05 14:42:38Introduced last year, Genesis’ third — and newest — model is the G70, a value-packed rear- or all-wheel-drive sports sedan aimed at

The Takata Recall Continues; Now Includes 1.4 Million 2019-12-05 14:07:28The largest automotive recall in history just got a little more inclusive. Takata is recalling another 1.4 million vehicles after the airbag-rela

Housekeeping – 2020 TTAC Gets a Mild Refresh 2019-12-05 13:21:33Perhaps it’s fitting that in the post-LA auto show haze, we’re getting a mild refresh of our own. The biggest news here — and most o

Tombstone Date for Two Large GM Sedans Revealed 2019-12-05 12:42:31Just a couple of days ago, your author’s eyes were drawn to a brand spankin’ new, dark red Chevrolet Impala sitting in a parking lot &mdas

‘This Wasn’t Planned’: Rory Gamble Appointed UAW Prez 2019-12-05 11:30:26In a move that should surprise absolutely no one, former UAW Acting President Rory Gamble, who took over the top spot when scandal sunk former prez Ga

Joint Battery Plant a Go for Down-on-its-luck Lordstown 2019-12-05 11:00:03A battery plant mentioned in General Motors’ recently ratified UAW labor contract will soon become a reality in the hard-hit city of Lordstown,

Reductive Design: Ford’s Secret Recipe for Affordable Cars? 2019-12-05 10:00:29Despite the average transaction price of your typical automobile climbing higher than ever before, there’s a lot of disagreement as to whether t

Financial Trouble Breeds Winter of Discontent for Nissan 2019-12-05 09:02:46As Christmas looms, Nissan just placed an unwanted gift in the stockings of its U.S. employees. Sinking sales, combined with a global streamlining of

Buy/Drive/Burn: American Two-doors for a New Century 2019-12-05 08:07:06Today’s Buy/Drive/Burn is the first of two consecutive entries where we’ll be evaluating two-door offerings from the dawn of the new mille

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Dongfeng plans partial sale of PSA stake, report New! 2019-12-06 07:40:06A smaller Dongfeng holding in PSA would likely help get a merger between PSA and Fiat Chrysler past U.S. regulators amid trade tensions between Washin

Alstom chief approached for Renault CEO job, report New! 2019-12-06 07:08:28Alstom's Henri Poupart-Lafarge could be picked for the Renault CEO post over Luca de Meo, head of VW Group's Seat brand, and Patrick Koller, head of

Vroom eyes disrupting used retail with another $254 New! 2019-12-06 07:00:00The new funds will go in part toward expanding a Detroit office, which opened in August. The Detroit location is a product and engineering hub. The fu

VW Group shuffles design leadership New! 2019-12-06 06:45:09Klaus Bischoff was promoted to oversee all VW Group design activities while Jozef Kaban, former head of styling at BMW, Rolls-Royce and Skod

Tesla’s China-made cars qualify for the country's subsidies New! 2019-12-06 06:23:33Buyers can receive a subsidy of as much as about 25,000 yuan ($3,550) from the government. Tesla said in October the locally built Model 3 will be pri

No apology for Elon Musk from British diver 2019-12-05 14:23:09Jurors could have the case by the end of Thursday, or on Friday morning, following testimony from other witnesses and closing arguments.

Chinese, western consumers divided on electric, self-driving cars, 2019-12-05 13:05:33A new global survey shows automakers, ride-hailing and technology companies plowing money into the development of electric, self-driving and shared ca

UAW executive board names Rory Gamble president 2019-12-05 10:17:55Gamble has served as the union's acting president since former President Gary Jones last month took a leave of absence amid a widening corruption sca

Toyota, Lexus adjust auto show strategy to aim 2019-12-05 09:58:48Toyota will continue to have a presence in New York and other large and regional auto shows, but the automaker may aim its marketing dollars more at e

Aston Martin could be bought by Canadian billionaire, 2019-12-05 09:26:52Lawrence Stroll's consortium aims to take advantage of Aston Martin's low stock price to take a controlling stake in the U.K. sports-car maker, Brit

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

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The Pirelli Calendar Goes Fully Woke for the New! 2019-12-05 17:52:06The famous and exclusive Pirelli Calendar, also known as The Cal, has gone fully woke. The 2020 edition is out and, for the first time in the history,

Genesis G70 To Have 290 HP from New 2019-12-05 16:52:05We've been hearing about it for years, but the new four-cylinder turbo engine from Hyundai/Genesis has become a very real powertrain. We're talking

2021 Toyota Sienna Spied Testing in Detroit: Looks 2019-12-05 16:12:03The 2020 Honda Odyssey is a gold standard when it comes to minivans right now, packing a nice blend of utility, technology, comfort, and especially sa

2021 Audi Q2 Facelift Spied for the First 2019-12-05 15:20:41After several years on the market, the Audi Q2 is nearing the middle of its life cycle. Like most German cars, this means a facelift is being develope

Cybertruck 16x16 Transporting Normal Cybertruck Looks Epic 2019-12-05 14:37:31A few years back, Mercedes made a car called the "Squared." Well, it wasn't really called that, but that's how they referred to the lifted version

General Motors Lordstown Battery Plant Confirmed as Joint 2019-12-05 12:56:02Not that long ago, the future of the Lordstown plant was in question. General Motors wasn’t selling too many Cruzez in North America, and to mak

Top Gear Awards Hot Hatch of the Year 2019-12-05 10:26:14Based on the C2 vehicle architecture of the Kuga and Escape, the all-new Focus that America doesn’t get isn’t available in RS flavor yet.

Tesla Deploys Mobile Superchargers to Avoid Thanksgiving-Like Car 2019-12-05 09:10:07Tesla may have just found the perfect way to strengthen its charging infrastructure during the holidays, a period when more and more drivers are makin

Cannonball: An Abridged History of the World's Greatest 2019-12-05 09:02:43An unofficial, unsanctioned and most of all illegal race from New York to Los Angeles has captivated the minds of petrolhead daredevils ever since the

New Monopoly Nurburgring Edition Looks Amazing, Carousel Is 2019-12-05 08:20:52Ah... the pleasure of playing Monopoly, looking your dear friends in the eye and plotting on how to send them off the board forever. We've all been t

Miami Artist Alexander Mijares Turns Sunreef Catamaran Into 2019-12-05 08:03:07If your yacht isn’t artsy enough, you can always turn it into a sailing canvas for a local artist. The result may surprise even skeptics –

Nissan GT-R50 by Italdesign Deliveries Scheduled to Start 2019-12-05 07:39:06Based on the 2018 model year GT-R NISMO, the Italdesign version received so many thumbs up that Nissan decided to make a limited edition out of that c


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