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2019 Bentley Continental GT W12 First Test: If New! 2019-02-21 04:00:39Call it the Ocasio-Cortez Effect. We are witnessing a pendulum swing of sorts—a backlash against the trappings of excessive wealth and conspicuo

Spied! MKC-Replacing Lincoln Corsair Looks Like a Mini New! 2019-02-20 20:45:53It’s refreshing to see Lincoln finally getting the love and resources it deserves. Sure, they might not be getting poured into the Panther-platf

Is This the Next-Generation Ford Ranger? New! 2019-02-20 18:00:54The Ford Ranger arrived on our shores this year after a long hiatus, but the North American truck is based on a design that’s been on the global

Updated GM App Automatically Tells Friends You Made New! 2019-02-20 17:30:52General Motors is rolling out an app-based feature that allows drivers to locate their car at any time. The Vehicle Locate service can also autom

You Can Own the Property Underneath Tesla Cleveland New! 2019-02-20 15:30:21A unique Tesla investment opportunity was recently announced. But rather than a stock offering, this particular investment involves a building. S

Spied! Porsche Taycan Station Wagon Caught Barely Disguised New! 2019-02-20 15:15:28Last fall, one of our spy photographers captured something interesting: a prototype that appeared to be a Porsche Taycan station wagon. Or more s

Negotiations Over National Fuel Economy Standards Have Broken 2019-02-20 14:30:29If you were hoping that the Environmental Protection Agency, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, and the California Air Resource

Cadillac CT6 Platinum to Get Optional 500-HP Twin-Turbo 2019-02-20 13:43:55Despite rumors that Cadillac had killed off the CT6, the large luxury sedan lives on. At least for now. That was especially good news for custome

Here’s Our First Glimpse of the Aston Martin 2019-02-20 13:00:29Aston Martin isn’t expected to deliver its third hypercar until late 2021, but it’s already giving us a sneak peek. Here is our first glim

Hero, Zero: The Rise and Fall of Carlos 2019-02-20 04:00:32January 2003. I’m talking with a senior auto industry analyst about Carlos Ghosn. “If it was announced Ghosn was about to take the top job

The Mercedes-Benz SLC Roadster is Officially Done 2019-02-19 19:14:51The excruciatingly drawn-out decline of the traditional sedan may be getting all the headlines, but that’s not the only segment ailing in this c

2019 Ram Heavy Duty Priced Starting at $35,090 2019-02-19 17:20:52When Ram announced its new Heavy Duty pickup trucks, the biggest news was the fact that you could add an all-new 6.7-liter Cummins turbodiesel go

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Softbank Invests $1B in Robo-Delivery Startup Nuro 2019-02-11 20:49:48So get ready to see a lot more of the company's toaster-inspired, human-free robots roaming the street, delivering groceries.

Amazon's Self-Driving Bet and More Car News This 2019-02-10 09:00:00The logistics giant invests in autonomous vehicle startup Aurora, the micromobility world ponders its future, we review the new Porsche 911, and more.

The Green New Deal's Trains and EVs Won't 2019-02-08 20:24:01Access to cars is the best short-term solution for connecting lower-income people to jobs, but the autos they can afford are the worst for the planet.

Ride With the Guy Who Builds Roller Coasters 2019-02-08 09:00:00With the help of a 300-pound test dummy named Todd, Will Pemble has turned his home into an amusement park.

Amazon Moves Into Self-Driving Cars, Invests in Aurora 2019-02-07 11:00:00The tech titan just announced it's investing in autonomous technology developer Aurora.

With Its New 911, Porsche Improves the Unimprovable—Again 2019-02-06 08:00:00The evolution of the 911 has always relied on key incremental advances, and the eighth generation continues the tradition of striving for perfection.

Micromobility: the Prose and Poetry of the Scooter-Faithful 2019-02-04 19:26:54The shared, electric scooter and bike-based industry has earned its own conference—even as the hype starts to cool.

Tesla Profits, a Polar Vortex, and More This 2019-02-03 09:00:00Plus: Lyft tries to stop a driver minimum wage law and carbon fiber production is going to be problematic for flying taxis.

Why Did the Polar Vortex Cancel So Many 2019-01-31 20:39:48Freezing temperatures may not bother airplanes, but they are no good for the people on the ground who make them fly.

NYC Now Knows More Than Ever About Your 2019-01-31 18:18:27The city has an unusual amount of insight into what ride-hail companies do on its streets, and it uses the info to plan for the future.

Tesla Moves to Build the Model Y After 2019-01-30 20:03:03Elon Musk’s car company just announced its second profitable quarter in a row, but keeping the momentum going requires more focus on costs, and

Lyft Sues New York Over Driver Minimum Wage 2019-01-30 19:06:59The ride-hail company says the new rules, set to roll out Friday, would advantage the market leader—Uber.

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PSA Poissy plant to produce an additional Opel 2019-02-20 09:21:00Groupe PSA has said that it will allocate the production of a new Opel/Vauxhall B-SUV to its Poissy plant in France.

Mercedes to highlight big-data platform at MWC 2019-02-20 07:57:00Mercedes-Benz is to highlight its new big-data platform at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) from 25 to 28 February 2019 in Barcelona.

Chinese cities introduce Euro 6 standards in 2019 2019-02-20 06:45:00The Beijing municipal government this week announced plans to introduce stricter emission standards on heavy-duty vehicles in July, joining a growing

Philippine vehicle sales fall 15% in January 2019-02-20 06:43:00The Philippine new vehicle market continued to decline in January 2019, by 15% to 26,888 units from 31,645 units in the same month of last year, accor

Vietnam vehicle sales jump 24% in January 2019-02-20 06:43:00Vietnam's new vehicle market continued to rebound strongly in January, with sales jumping by 24% to 31,789 units from weak year-earlier sales of 25,6

Volvo Trucks delivers its first all-electric trucks 2019-02-20 06:39:00Volvo Trucks has delivered its first all-electric vehicles - a refuse truck to waste and recycling company Renova, and a distribution truck to the log

Punch makes new Ford Aquitaine offer - French 2019-02-20 06:27:00France's Finance Minister says Punch Powerglide has made a new offer for Ford's troubled site at Blanquefort near Bordeaux.

PPG investing in new paint line at Greenville 2019-02-20 06:25:00PPG has announced a US$10m investment in a new 82,000-sq ft facility and class A paint line at its Greenville, South Carolina, coatings services facil

GM investing to increase production capacity at Michigan 2019-02-20 06:21:00General Motors is investing US$20m at its Romulus, Michigan propulsion plant to increase the plant's capacity for future 10-speed transmission produc

Honda UK closure "devastating" - Business Secretary 2019-02-20 05:58:00UK Business Secretary, Greg Clark says Honda's decision to shutter its British plant in Swindon is "devastating" with the potential loss of al

Ford exits heavy truck business in South America 2019-02-20 05:53:00Ford has confirmed its exit from the heavy commercial truck business in South America as a "key step toward returning its South America operations to

CLEPA warns new EC emissions tough to meet 2019-02-20 04:38:00European suppliers association, CLEPA says extremely tough new emissions standards for heavy-duty vehicles unveiled by the European Commission (EC), w

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Carbon-fiber-bodied, 1,605-hp 1970 Dodge Charger "Tantrum" for sale 2019-02-20 13:00:00Less than a year after the car was first listed for sale, the 1970 Dodge Charger "Tantrum" has been listed yet again. Road & Track spotted the l

Why Mazda is purging touchscreens from its vehicles 2019-02-20 11:45:00Tablet-like touchscreens have become the ubiquitous interfaces of choice, and they’re seemingly everywhere in daily life, on everything from the

2021 Audi RS Q4, 2020 McLaren 600LT Spider, 2019-02-20 11:00:00Audi Sport is out testing prototypes for a new RS Q4. The vehicle is a high-performance version of the yet-to-be-revealed Q4 and should come with a 40

Audi wants to help you hit all green 2019-02-20 10:00:00The average American driver spends 300 hours a year driving, and Audi hopes its latest piece of technology helps reduce that figure. The luxury brand

2020 Lincoln Corsair to offer 3 powertrains, including 2019-02-20 08:45:00A redesigned MKC is coming for 2020, only it won't be called an MKC as Lincoln has ditched its confusing three-letter naming strategy in favor of pro

2021 Audi RS Q4 spy shots 2019-02-20 08:00:00Audi is developing a compact crossover SUV that it will badge a Q4, and today we have the first spy shots of a prototype for the high-performance vers

Pagani plans surprise for Zonda's 20th anniversary 2019-02-20 07:00:00It was at the 1999 Geneva International Motor Show that a former Lamborghini employee by the name of Horacio Pagani presented the Zonda C12, providing

Pricey Platinum trim could be last chance to 2019-02-20 06:00:00Cadillac has a new, brand-exclusive V-8 called the Blackwing that debuts in the 2019 CT6. Initially announced last November for a high-performance CT6

Citroën Ami One Concept imagines a car you 2019-02-20 02:00:00Citroën will use next month's 2019 Geneva International Motor Show to present a concept that envisions a potential future for mobility in cities

First drive review: 2020 McLaren 600LT Spider sounds 2019-02-19 19:01:00Arizona Motorsports Park sits beside Luke Air Force Base outside Phoenix, so visiting drivers are treated to a non-stop free display of air power cour

Aston Martin 003 hypercar takes shape in latest 2019-02-19 19:01:00Aston Martin is going to great lengths to develop a world-beating hypercar in the form of the Valkyrie, including snagging hugely successful Formula 1

Mercedes-Benz SLC Final Edition and SL Grand Edition 2019-02-19 18:01:00Mercedes-Benz will show two special-edition roadsters at the 2019 Geneva Motor Show next month and each will likely signal the end of the line for the

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Mazda 254i Le Mans Discovered After 35-year Absence 2019-02-19 16:56:41While Mazda’s most famous rotary-powered racer is undoubtedly the 787B Group C prototype that won the 24 Hours of Le Mans in 1991, the

Subaru Viziv Adrenaline Concept Lurks in Darkness Before 2019-02-19 15:45:27Automakers across the globe are readying teaser images for models they intend to debut at the 89th Geneva International Motor Show next month. For Sub

Rare Rides: A Georgia-made Coupe From 2001 – 2019-02-19 15:09:05What luxury sports car combines a multitude of components from other manufacturers with a custom-fabricated body all its own? It’s the Panoz Esp

The 1963 Volkswagen ‘Light Bus’ Is How You 2019-02-19 14:20:59With the 50th anniversary of Woodstock nearly upon us, it was only a matter of time before Volkswagen released a commemorative vehicle acknowledging t

A Manifesto for… Freedom? 2019-02-19 13:33:04While your author is normally very wary of manifestos, especially those originating from Europe, an automotive missive from France captured his attent

2019 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross SEL S-AWC Review – 2019-02-19 12:00:47“Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.” That adage, from George Santayana, has a less well-known corollary that I

Nothing Can Stop the Midsize Sedan Segment From 2019-02-19 11:05:40“Can we stop the shrinking of the segment?” American Honda boss Jeff Conrad said when launching the 10th-gen Accord. “We think we ca

Don’t Think We Won’t Fire Back, EU Warns 2019-02-19 10:25:50The showdown between the European Union and United States over auto tariffs reminds this viewer of Charles Bronson and Henry Fonda in Once Upon a Time

Honda Announces Closure of Sole UK Plant 2019-02-19 09:14:50The sole production site of the Honda Civic Hatchback and Type R will close by the end of 2021, Honda told UK employees on Tuesday. Honda’s Swin

Modern Times Spell Trouble for Mom-and-pop Auto Dealers 2019-02-19 08:17:22When I was a lad, there were two family-owned and operated dealerships within walking distance of my home. Upon reaching driving age, one had already

GM to Sink More Cash Into Lansing Crossover 2019-02-18 16:35:05On Monday, General Motors stated its intent to invest $36 million into Lansing Delta Township Assembly, maker of large crossovers since its incep

Automated Driving Systems Aren’t Ready to Save Pedestrians: 2019-02-18 15:39:32Pedestrian fatalities in the United States climbed sharply over the past decade. Between 2008 and 2017, which constitutes the most recent data availab

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So long, 'Cobo': Detroit auto show venue to 2019-02-20 11:30:25A bank has purchased the naming rights of Cobo Center in a 22-year deal that will change the brand of the city's convention center.

Nissan recalls 86,265 Muranos in U.S. for braking 2019-02-20 11:07:59The valves within the 2009 Murano's ABS hydraulic control units may react with brake fluids containing specific corrosion preventative additives.

Sonic Automotive cuts 6% of corporate staff 2019-02-20 10:58:09Sonic Automotive, preparing for a tough year ahead, said interest rate hikes in 2019 could erode profits.

German prosecutors start penalty proceedings against Daimler in 2019-02-20 09:29:55Investigators are examining whether Daimler executives have neglected their legal duties, the prosecutors' office said.    

Tesla's new general counsel quits after two months 2019-02-20 08:41:59Dane Butswinkas, who represented Elon Musk in his legal battle with the SEC last fall, will return full time to his legal practice.

Tesla plans Model 3 leases to boost demand, 2019-02-20 08:22:31An email stated that employees will be able to lease a Model 3 within the next two weeks, Electrek reported.

South Korean prosecutors raid Hyundai's office in recall 2019-02-20 08:06:07Investigators are looking into how Hyundai and Kia handled vehicle recalls over engine defects.

Panel said to be opposed to Renault chair 2019-02-20 07:48:39As Nissan and Renault seek to repair their 20-year alliance, the selection of Carlos Ghosn's successor remains a sensitive issue.

Musk hits send too soon on Tesla forecast, 2019-02-20 07:22:00His earlier tweet that Tesla would make about 500,000 cars in 2019 was greeted with some skepticism.

GM launches 'Vehicle Locate' app 2019-02-20 07:00:00GM is launching the service this week through the owner's vehicle app for each of its four brands, following a beta release in mid-December.

Dana reports best annual sales, profits, margin since 2019-02-19 13:48:30The driveline supplier reported $100 million in net income for the fourth quarter, as it overcame increased commodity costs in part with higher end-ma

A GM investment in Rivian would send the 2019-02-19 12:09:35An electric pickup would be a risky gamble for GM. Here's why.

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Volvo Starts Shipping S60 Sedans from America to 2019-02-20 13:31:46If you think that European cars are made in Europe, you've probably not heard of BMW and their super-huge factory in Spartanburg. However, Volvo is a

Hyundai Kona Electric Crowned America’s Cheapest EV Per 2019-02-20 13:03:05Available in three trim levels, the Kona Electric is more than a subcompact crossover with a front-mounted electric motor and a 64-kWh battery. As it

GM Wants To Build More Transmissions In Romulus 2019-02-20 12:00:57Following the $36 million investment in Lansing Delta Township, General Motors follows up with $20 million for Romulus Powertrain. Currently building

Honda Closing UK Plant, Could Relocate Civic Hatchback 2019-02-20 11:21:24On February 19th, Brexit took its toll on the British automotive industry once again with Honda’s confirmation to abandon the Swindon factory in

2020 Mercedes-Benz CLA Shooting Brake Heading To Geneva 2019-02-20 10:53:50Along with the Concept EQV and mid-cycle refresh for the GLC, the three-pointed star has an all-new CLA Shooting Brake in the pipeline. Going official

Audi RS Q4 Spied in Lambo Green, Looks 2019-02-20 10:49:42Audi is moving full-speed-ahead with the development of the Q4, which has already been teased and will hit European showrooms later this year. However

InSight Sends Home Mars Weather Reports for All 2019-02-20 10:42:56Now sitting cozily in the Elysium Planitia region on Mars, NASA’s InSight lander is already hard at work trying to unravel the mysteries of

Netflix to Air Formula 1: Drive to Survive 2019-02-20 09:51:32Less than a year ago, Formula 1 and Netflix announced a partnership that was to result in the first ever behind the scenes look at the motorsport that

Skoda Vision iV Concept Interior Looks Wide, Shows 2019-02-20 09:05:09Skoda’s first attempt to build a car using Volkswagen’s MEB platform for electric vehicles will be shown next month, at the Geneva Mo

NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio Had Cops Pull 2019-02-20 08:13:07As a concerned parent and an equally concerned politician, Bill de Blasio, the current mayor of New York City, isn’t about to cut drivers guilty

New Kia XCeed Teased Ahead Of Geneva Premiere 2019-02-20 08:05:10Making its world debut at the 2019 Geneva Motor Show at the beginning of March, the XCeed is the fourth member of the Ceed family. Borrowing the five-

Peugeot to Unveil New Lion Logo for Electric 2019-02-20 07:54:17The launch of electric vehicles in large numbers also means the creation of new visual identities for them, even if they are part of existing bra


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