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7 Classic 4×4 Models That Deserve a Comeback New! 2020-03-31 19:00:25The Land Rover Defender and the Ford Bronco having been reanimated for release into the American automotive population (plus the ongoing popularity of

Tesla Keeps Delivering Cars, Albeit With Proper Social New! 2020-03-31 17:59:54Ordinarily, delivering new cars to happy owners (or getting them fixed later if something goes wrong) is ordinary, business-as-usual stuff in the car

Archive Drive: Our Original Ford F-150 Lightning Long-Term New! 2020-03-31 16:45:00Ford F-150 Lightning XLTLightning struck the performance scene in 1993 when an intimidating, lowered, 5.8-liter/240-horsepower F-150 pickup rolled out

Obscure SUVs and 4x4s You Definitely Didn’t Know New! 2020-03-31 15:11:52What’s so strange about SUVs, you might wonder? They represent the most mainstream vehicle genre right now, but SUVs have decades of history and

2021 Chevy Trailblazer’s Trailblazing Engines Don’t Deliver Trailblazing New! 2020-03-31 14:01:18The 2021 Chevrolet Trailblazer hits the not-compact, not-subcompact crossover scene this year with a stylish design and an impressively low starting p

The Coolest 25-Year-Old Cars You Can Legally Import New! 2020-03-31 12:07:18There is more than one way to import foreign-market cars into America that weren’t originally crash tested, emissions certified, or otherwi

Hybrid SUV Battle: 2020 Toyota RAV4 XSE vs. New! 2020-03-31 04:00:57Go ahead, splurge. Treat yourself to the best compact SUV in the showroom—just don’t let the hybrid badge surprise you. If that h-word pro

Buckin’ Bronco: 1966 Ford Bronco V-8 Test Drive New! 2020-03-31 04:00:43In this From the Archives feature, we take a look back at our test drive of the V-8-powered 1966 Ford Bronco from the September 1966 edition of Motor

2021 McLaren Elva Prototype Ride: Does the No-Windshield New! 2020-03-31 04:00:15The Bugatti Chiron Super Sport 300+ is the fastest road car in the world, boasting a top speed of over 300 mph. Lotus claims its forthcoming all-elect

2020 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Interior Review New! 2020-03-31 04:00:08I’ve spent a lot of time behind the wheel of MotorTrend’s long-term Jeep Wrangler. It’s my daily driver—taking me to the offic

2021 Chevrolet Camaro Coupe and Convertible Get Updates 2020-03-26 12:55:13The Chevrolet Camaro coupe and convertible enter the 2021 model year with minimal changes according to the bow-tie brand’s fleet order guide. Th

2020 Mazda CX-30 Interior Review: Does it Meet 2020-03-26 04:00:51The 2020 Mazda CX-30 might be the newest addition to the Mazda family, but one peek inside makes it abundantly clear this crossover belongs in the sam

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The Covid-19 Pandemic Aggravates Disputes Around Gig Work 2020-03-30 08:00:00Workers want more compensation and better protection against illness from companies that don't consider them employees.

Public Transit Cuts Hurt 'Essential' Workers Who Need 2020-03-30 07:00:00Bus and train systems are trimming schedules amid plummeting ridership and mounting losses. But riders are being forced to choose between health and f

A Hospital Train, DIY Face Shields, and More 2020-03-29 09:00:00The French repurpose a high-speed TGV to ferry coronavirus patients,  while engineers and automakers step up to help those on the medical front l

A Rest Stop Where Flying Cars Can Recharge 2020-03-29 09:00:00Beta Technologies' prototype helipad and base station for electric air taxis could also help route emergency supplies in a crisis.

BMW's i4 Electric Concept Comes With a Hans 2020-03-28 09:00:00To fill the aural vacuum left by the disappearance of the engine, BMW brought in a ringer. 

France's Virus Train Moves Patients to Less Hard-Hit 2020-03-26 15:54:09The national railroad system converted a TGV high-speed train to move 20 Covid-19 patients from Strasbourg to calmer hospitals in the Loire Valley.

New Rules Could Finally Clear the Way for 2020-03-26 09:00:00For the first time, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is weighing in on autonomous vehicles with no driver behind the wheel—or

What World War II Can Teach Us About 2020-03-26 07:00:00Some manufacturers are racing to make ventilators, respirators, and face shields. But the situation is nothing like it was in the 1940s.

We're Not Going to Run Out of Food—so 2020-03-24 08:00:00Food producers, distributors, and warehouse operators say supplies are plentiful, so long as stores can be restocked.

Plant Shutdowns, Vital Truckers, and More Car News 2020-03-22 09:00:00Coronavirus fears lead the big automakers—including a stubborn Tesla—to suspend operations, while airlines are hauling more goods, fewer p

As Covid-19 Spreads, Truckers Need to Keep on 2020-03-20 07:00:00The demand for hospital equipment, groceries and, yes, toilet paper has big rigs rolling and truck stops adapting.

Anthony Levandowski Pleads Guilty to Stealing Waymo Secrets 2020-03-19 22:54:52The cofounder of Google's self-driving car program will likely go to prison for taking confidential company documents before he left in 2016.

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GM agrees another ignition switch related settlement 2020-03-30 09:27:00General Motors reportedly has reached a US$120m settlement with owners who claimed that their vehicles lost value because of defective ignition switch

Trump uses Defense Act on GM over ventilators 2020-03-30 09:06:00President Trump invoked the US Defense Production Act to force General Motors to produce ventilators, a media report said.

BYD announces 'safer' blade battery 2020-03-30 08:13:00BYD has officially announced - online - the launch of the Blade Battery, a development set to mitigate concerns about battery safety in electric vehic

Marelli extends temporary Europe shutdown 2020-03-30 07:26:00Marelli has extended the temporary shutdown of its manufacturing activities in the majority of European plants to 3 April.

Nexteer posts 2019 profit down 39% to US$232m 2020-03-30 06:42:00Nexteer has reported 2019 profit attributable to equity holders down 38.8% to US$232.4m, while revenue fell 8.6% to US$3.6bn.

GM Korea cuts salaries, delays payments, to help 2020-03-30 06:38:00GM Korea said on Monday it would delay payment of 20% of the salaries of management level employees from April, as the company looked to protect its f

Aptiv and Hyundai form autonomous driving JV 2020-03-30 06:15:00Aptiv and Hyundai have completed the formation of a 50/50 autonomous driving joint venture.

Hyundai Mobis develops roof airbag 2020-03-30 05:57:00Hyundai Mobis says it has developed a roof airbag that prevents passengers from being ejected from the sunroof in a rollover accident.

Toyota asks for JPY1 trillion credit line from Japanese 2020-03-30 05:53:00Toyota Motor has asked two leading Japanese banks to set up a line of credit totaling JPY1 trillion (US$9.2bn), according to local reports citing comp

Carers in US to get free Lyfts during 2020-03-30 05:01:00The National Council on Aging (NCOA) in the US says it is partnering with Lyft to meet the critical transportation needs of caregivers who are support

2020 NAIAS Detroit auto show cancelled 2020-03-29 04:04:00The North American International Auto Show will not take place this year, the organiser has announced.

Mitsubishi cuts kei car output 2020-03-27 12:03:00Mitsubishi Motors Corporation said it would temporarily suspend production of kei cars in Japan.

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2021 Mini Cooper S convertible Sidewalk Edition offers 2020-03-30 16:00:00Mini has launched many retro special editions, but the 2021 Cooper S convertible Sidewalk Edition convertible references a model of a somewhat newer v

BMW hydrogen-electric powertrain to enter production in 2022, 2020-03-30 15:00:00BMW plans to put a hydrogen-electric vehicle into limited production in 2022, which the automaker previewed last September with the X5-based i Hydroge

Lexani to dial up the size, luxury on 2020-03-30 14:00:00The 2021 Cadillac Escalade has just arrived on the scene but Lexani Motorcars has already announced some serious upgrades for the vehicle. Previewed i

RTR readies 750-horsepower, wide-body Mustang for 10th anniversary 2020-03-30 13:00:00It's hard to believe it's already been a decade since professional drifter Vaughn Gittin Jr. teamed up with Ford to develop a range of performance a

2020 Paris motor show isn't canceled, but will 2020-03-30 12:48:00The 2020 Paris motor show is still scheduled to take place despite the global coronavirus pandemic, but under a different format that eliminates displ

10 features that make you and your new 2020-03-30 11:45:00A stiff body structure, a powerful engine, and a suspension that maximizes traction are the basic bones of performance. However, automakers have devel

2021 Genesis G80, 2021 Rolls-Royce Ghost, 2020 Detroit 2020-03-30 11:00:00Genesis' G80 mid-size sedan has been redesigned. The latest generation boasts a new platform, new powertrains, and a very alluring design, and it wil

The iconic sports cars of Alejandro De Tomaso 2020-03-30 10:00:00Through the 1960s and into the 1970s, a breed of independent Italian car maker, all of whom wanting to become the next Ferrari, created limited-produc

2021 Rolls-Royce Ghost Extended Wheelbase spy shots 2020-03-30 08:45:00When it comes to Rolls-Royce sedans, the seat of choice isn't behind the steering wheel but rather one in the back. Just let the chauffeur worry abou

VW Arteon's R, shooting brake variants will reportedly 2020-03-30 07:30:00Volkswgen's Arteon is a handsome brute, but with prices starting just shy of $37,000 it was always going to be a niche offering. The fastback sedan w

2020 Detroit auto show cancelled, site to be 2020-03-30 06:00:00Organizers for the annual North American International Auto Show held in Detroit announced on Sunday that this year's show, scheduled to run the week

2021 Genesis G80 preview: New mid-sizer answers call 2020-03-30 02:00:00Genesis, Hyundai's luxury upstart, is taking the premium segment by storm. The brand has just been rated the most dependable by influential research

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Minor Victory: Scooter Companies Abandon Cities Due to New! 2020-03-31 16:59:35Over the last two years, urban landscapes have been marred by a growing number of companies offering street-side scooters for rent. The business model

FCA Deferring Payment for Salaried Employees New! 2020-03-31 14:30:19Fiat Chrysler Automobiles is deferring 20 percent of salaried workers’ pay until June while CEO Mike Manley endures a 50-percent cut to his

Gas War: EPA and DOT Release Final Draft New! 2020-03-31 13:45:50The U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) rel

Rare Rides: A 1988 Bentley Eight, the Ace New! 2020-03-31 12:30:54Recently we featured a flagship Bentley in the Azure convertible, which was among the most expensive production cars money could buy. Today we have a

2019 Volkswagen GLI 35th Anniversary Edition Review – New! 2020-03-31 11:32:07“Schläfer” is the German word for sleeper, or so Google tells me (I spent my foreign language education on Spanish, and I can perhaps

Honda Snubs Touchscreen Controls: Good Idea, or Great New! 2020-03-31 09:00:41As the status of the North American Honda Fit remains unknown, its more evolved global sibling (the Jazz) hasn’t held our interest. With sales o

QOTD: Are You Part of the Team? New! 2020-03-31 08:00:30“If you’re one of us, you’ll take a bite.” If that quote soars over your head, I don’t want to know you. The infamous Se

Now You Know the Rest of the Chevrolet 2020-03-30 16:44:42We can’t tell you how the Chevrolet Trailblazer, reborn as a vastly different vehicle for 2021, drives (thanks to a first drive program scuttled

In-house Development: Ford Engineers Applying Finishing Touches to 2020-03-30 15:30:58With the United States on pause for the coronavirus outbreak, we’ve been left scratching our heads as to how it might impact the timetable of nu

Paris Auto Show Falls Victim to Coronavirus 2020-03-30 14:15:09Despite its relatively faraway late-September date, organizers behind the Paris Motor Show say the show cannot go on in its current form. The “s

Reeling From Global Health Crisis, Dealers Embrace Online 2020-03-30 13:38:51Auto dealers and manufacturers around the globe have spent the past several years examining the usefulness of digital car sales, but the practice hasn

2020 Mini Cooper S Countryman Review – A 2020-03-30 12:09:18Considering the insanity our consumer markets have seen over the past few weeks, I’m kicking myself for having let my warehouse club membership

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Subaru to suspend Japan output, extend U.S. shutdown New! 2020-03-31 21:15:51The automaker is halting production due to supply chain interruptions triggered by the coronavirus outbreak and to adjust volume given the "rapi

Genesis recruits new U.S. sales director from Infiniti New! 2020-03-31 19:33:31Tedros Mengiste will take over sales and dealer-facing duties and will report to Mark Del Rosso, CEO of Genesis Motor America.

Ford to build respirators in Michigan near home New! 2020-03-31 19:18:59Using paid volunteers from the work force assigned to an idled assembly plant in Flat Rock, Mich., Ford will begin respirator output next week, accord

Ford CEO plans furloughs if crisis lingers New! 2020-03-31 16:17:47Jim Hackett told a Detroit radio station he could envision a scenario in which employees would be off without pay one out of every four weeks should t

VW names Schneider to government affairs post New! 2020-03-31 15:57:18Anna Schneider takes over as head of public affairs and public policy for Volkswagen Group of America on April 3, succeeding longtime executive David

Tesla’s drive to keep plant open irked city New! 2020-03-31 13:13:19Public records provide a detailed glimpse of what was a contentious days-long debate between local authorities and Tesla, which sought to stay open ba

UAW names former NLRB chair as independent ethics New! 2020-03-31 12:16:13The steps come as federal prosecutors continue to dangle the possibility of placing the UAW into federal receivership through the Racketeer Influenced

Trump administration completes rollback of Obama-era fuel efficiency New! 2020-03-31 10:46:52The announcement sets up a legal battle with California and more than 20 other states that plan to sue over the fate of one of the most ambitious U.S.

BorgWarner warns Delphi acquisition could be at risk New! 2020-03-31 09:29:05Delphi drew down its full $500 million revolving credit facility to position for the downturn related to the coronavirus pandemic, a move BorgWarner s

Volvo to offer pickup, delivery, loaners for service New! 2020-03-31 08:30:00Volvo is removing a major pain point for customers with a vehicle undergoing service -- having to schlep to and from the dealership.

Penske Automotive to cut executive pay, furlough employees, 2020-03-30 20:17:11CEO Roger Penske and President Robert Kurnick will take no salary during the coronavirus outbreak, while executives and managers throughout the dealer

Scooter company Bird to lay off 30 percent 2020-03-30 18:17:29The company's job cuts, reported by TechCrunch, underscore the rocky short-term future faced by mobility providers due to the coronavirus crisis.

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Mid-Engined Chevy Camaro Gives Off BMW Hybrid Vibes New! 2020-03-31 13:07:41The new mid-engined Corvette has people confused. Can we or can we not call it a supercar? It almost 500 horsepower, it doesn't quite have Huracan le

Widebody Lamborghini Urus Is Here to Enforce Social New! 2020-03-31 12:45:09The Lamborghini Urus has already received a number of body kits, expensive ones that match its ego. However, it's safe to say that nobody has built a

Understated Bling: Japanese Tuner Wald Reveals “Executive Line” New! 2020-03-31 12:04:55In the world of full-size luxury sedans, the S-Class is king. But did you know that an understated luxobarge from Toyota predates the first generation

Dodge Viper "Revival" Shows Amazing Retro-Futuristic Design New! 2020-03-31 12:04:51Remember the times when the Viper was the SRT halo car? Sadly, that era is now behind us, so it shouldn't surprise you that digital artist are dreami

Lamboghini Countach VHS Is So Weird It’s Actually New! 2020-03-31 11:54:47Games like Forza Horizon give players the chance not only to drive some of the most awesome cars in the world, but also to create their very own skins

PSA, Air Liquide, Schneider and Valeo Joins Forces New! 2020-03-31 11:21:20At the end of last week, president Donald Trump invoked the Defense Production Act to kick carmakers into making medical supplies so badly needed in t

1968 Pontiac "LeManster" Used To Be a Flood New! 2020-03-31 11:09:04A 1968 Pontiac LeMans can be a treasure, but the example that brought us here certainly doesn't qualify for that status, at least not in the state th

McLaren 650S Goes "Rallying", Looks Like It Can New! 2020-03-31 10:26:30Try to picture a rally car - what's the first silhouette that comes to mind - is it a Group B monster or perhaps a toy from the days when the Evo and

Front-Engined C8 Corvette Is Here For the Nostalgic New! 2020-03-31 10:11:11Given the fact that the C8 Chevrolet Corvette is a game-changer as far as the entire automotive industry is concerned, one might wonder if there's an

Party Fire Truck Up for Grabs Complete with New! 2020-03-31 09:01:28In the aftermath of the September 11 attacks in 2001, among the hardest hit by the collapse of the World Trade Center towers were the New York firefig

Lovely Little Alfa Romeo Spider Owned by Harry New! 2020-03-31 08:59:21Harry Metcalfe - founder of Evo Magazine and gentleman YouTuber, just in case you haven't heard of him - has kept himself busy lately. He's moved hi

Ford to Keep North American Plants Closed, No New! 2020-03-31 07:56:36In mid-March, American carmaker Ford announced together with all the other American companies in the industry the closure of most of its assembly plan


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