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New 2020 Mercedes-AMG GT R Black Series spied 2019-09-20 11:54:22 Luke Wilkinson 2019-09-20 16:54 An even more potent version of the Mercedes-AMG GT R has been caught on camera, complete with agg

Citroen SpaceTourer receives new drivetrain option 2019-09-20 08:08:36 Luke Wilkinson 2019-09-20 13:09 The Citroen SpaceTourer’s least powerful 2.0-litre diesel engine can now be specced with an

Largest EV order ever: Amazon buys 100,000 electric 2019-09-20 06:34:48 Tristan Shale-Hester 2019-09-20 11:35 Amazon has ordered 100,000 fully electric delivery vans from US startup company Rivian at a

Kia XCeed review 2019-09-20 04:10:55 For  Good to drive Lots of standard kit Fantastic warranty Our Rating  4 Against

New range-topping Mercedes Vito Sport van launched 2019-09-19 11:29:33 Luke Wilkinson 2019-09-19 16:30 New Mercedes Vito Sport panel van is on sale now, with prices starting from £37,475

Volkswagen Golf gains three plush run-out editions 2019-09-19 11:19:34 Luke Wilkinson 2019-09-19 16:20 VW has launched Match Edition, GT Edition and R-Line Edition versions of the current Golf, ahead

Audi A4 vs Jaguar XE vs BMW 3 2019-09-19 08:28:10 2019-09-21 11:00 Can the newly refreshed Audi A4 beat the BMW 3 Series and Jaguar XE to saloon segment glory? The car busi

Vision Mercedes Simplex concept is a retro go-kart 2019-09-19 08:25:51 Luke Wilkinson 2019-09-19 13:00 Mercedes has unwrapped its latest design exercise – a two-seat, open wheel concept, which b

33 new drivers a day have their licences 2019-09-19 08:21:24 Tristan Shale-Hester 2019-09-19 13:23 Nearly 12,000 motorists with under two years of experience had their licences revoked under

New Volkswagen Passat 2019 review 2019-09-19 07:40:11 Image 1 of 20 Image 1 of 20 19 Sep, 2019 12:45pm James Brodie Have updates made the popular Volkswagen P

New Audi Q5 55 TFSI e 2019 review 2019-09-19 04:52:34 Image 1 of 28 Image 1 of 28 19 Sep, 2019 10:15am Vicky Parrott The new plug-in hybrid Audi Q5 55 TFSI e

New MINI Clubman Cooper 2019 review 2019-09-19 04:32:04 Image 1 of 15 Image 1 of 15 19 Sep, 2019 9:30am James Batchelor The MINI Clubman has been refreshed with

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The Shift to Electric Vehicles Propels a Strike 2019-09-17 07:00:00Like other automakers, General Motors is preparing for a mostly electric future. The catch is that building those cars requires a lot fewer workers.

New Electrics, New Laws, and Other Car News 2019-09-15 09:00:00Automakers show off their latest in Frankfurt, and California lawmakers rewrite the rules of the road for Uber and Lyft.

The Fight Over Fuel Economy Rules Gets Messy 2019-09-13 15:57:59The Justice Department is investigating automakers who struck a deal with California. Some in Congress want to investigate the investigators.

The Land Rover Defender Is Back—With a Softer, 2019-09-12 08:00:00The angular off-roader returns to Land Rover’s lineup with a few rounded corners and a lot of tech-heavy features.

Why Uber Thinks It Can *Still* Call Its 2019-09-12 07:00:00A pending California law was designed to make ride-hail companies classify drivers as employees. Uber says it can evade the requirement.

In California, Gig Workers Are About to Become 2019-09-11 14:29:45A bill would change the rules for classifying workers as employees, rather than contractors. It would affect Uber and Lyft, but also truckers and musi

Why Your Flight to San Francisco Was Three 2019-09-11 08:00:00San Francisco International Airport is rebuilding one of its four runways, down to the gravel under the asphalt. Throw in some wind, and it's hard to

Forget Driving. You’ll Wish You Could Watch TV 2019-09-10 05:50:00An electric SUV from Chinese startup Byton features a 4-foot-wide curved screen, as well as 270 horsepower and a 224-mile range.

Cities Are Trying—Again—to Plan for Autonomous Vehicles 2019-09-09 12:30:00The bloom is off the rose for self-driving tech among urban transportation officials, who are planning for a future with fewer private cars.

Imagine the Views From This Italian-Designed Swiss Train 2019-09-08 09:00:00Italian design firm Pininfarina has designed the new rail cars with nearly floor-to-ceiling windows for a line in the Swiss Alps.

An Electric Porsche, a Tesla Probe, and More 2019-09-08 09:00:00Porsche’s battery-powered Taycan can go 0 to 60 in 2.6 seconds and features a two-speed gearbox that’s the first of its kind.

GM's Search for In-Car Tech Lands on Google 2019-09-07 19:00:00The automaker and the tech giant say Google's Android software will underpin the infotainment systems in future GM cars.

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‘Civic is just on fire,' helping to drive New! 2019-09-22 00:00:01With multiple body styles and trims, the family of compacts continues to be the star of the show over at Honda in a truck-obsessed market.

A Nissan dealer wish list for the next New! 2019-09-22 00:00:01Asked to give advice to a CEO who hasn't been hired yet, Nissan retailers from around the country asked for consistency more than anything else.

What UAW workers really want New! 2019-09-22 00:00:01Whether they have decades of experience on the assembly line or were hired only months ago, many workers who walked off the job at GM plants last week

In GM strike, old grievances get retooled for 2019-09-21 16:07:53As the UAW strike against GM nears a second week, the issues in dispute are similar to those that sparked walkouts in the past: health care, wages and

GM offer to save Lordstown had a catch: 2019-09-21 14:02:28The automaker was prepared to build EV batteries in an Ohio town that’s been sweating the prospect that a manufacturing era is ending. But there

History on Calif. side in emissions battle with 2019-09-21 08:39:54Some law professors and legal experts doubt President Trump can defend canceling a program that allows the most-populous state to set tougher automoti

Tesla board must face trial over Musk's mega-pay 2019-09-21 08:19:10The Delaware Court of Chancery ruled against Tesla's request to dismiss a lawsuit by shareholder Richard Tornetta, who claims a 2018 compensation pac

EV architecture divides automakers 2019-09-21 00:05:51The industry is drawing sides over a big engineering question: Should future EVs get their own platforms, or can EV and combustion engine models share

UAW president lies low 2019-09-21 00:05:51The already low-profile Gary Jones has been incognito since he was implicated — but not indicted — in a federal charging document this mon

AV Testing in Brooklyn 2019-09-21 00:05:51Autonomous vehicle services are becoming common in places such as Silicon Valley, Phoenix and Pittsburgh — but not in New York.

2 Reagor Dykes employees plead guilty in $23M 2019-09-20 17:55:13The U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Texas said the employees admitted that "the dealer group had an entire team at its headquarters specif

Ex-UAW official charged in widening corruption scandal 2019-09-20 16:31:44Jeffery Pietrzyk, who was an assistant to former UAW-GM Vice President Joe Ashton, is the 11th person charged in an ongoing federal corruption investi

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2021 Mercedes-Benz C-Class AMGs: What We Know So 2019-09-21 06:00:49The C-Class is Mercedes’ best-selling car in the U.S., so you better believe the brand takes the redesign seriously. Before the 2021 Mercedes-Be

Every Car Has a Story: A Lesson From 2019-09-21 04:00:24At the start of the 2019 Pebble Beach Tour d’Elegance, I found myself at the front of the pack of this year’s participants, a highly curat

These Mercedes Cars Won’t Get an AMG Variant 2019-09-21 02:05:09AMG sprinkles its magic on nearly every Mercedes—except for just a few models. AMG chief Tobias Moers reminded us of the fact while we were at t

Refreshing or Revolting: Porsche Taycan vs. Tesla Model 2019-09-20 20:16:38The electric performance revolution is underway, and the tables have turned. Despite its illustrious history, Porsche is the upstart with its Taycan a

Toyota Land Cruiser Photo History: Looking Back at 2019-09-20 19:54:42What’s not to love about the Toyota Land Cruiser? As Toyota’s longest-running nameplate, the Land Cruiser has a richer heritage than any v

Plug-in Hybrid SUVs With the Best MPGe Ratings 2019-09-20 17:10:56Plug-in hybrid SUVs are trickling into the market, and they provide unique advantages over their gas-only counterparts. With these vehicles, drivers h

2020 Ford Mustang EcoBoost Turbo High Performance Package 2019-09-20 06:00:48If you’re a luddite who insists a pony car must have eight atmospheric cylinders, stop reading now. Otherwise, if you enjoy front-engine, rear-d

Is the 2019 Honda Insight the Safest Hybrid 2019-09-20 04:00:38According to the two leading American organizations that evaluate vehicle safety, the 2019 Honda Insight is one of the safest hybrids on the road. In

Testing the Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk and 4 2019-09-20 02:28:34The day has finally come. The call to “Storm Area 51” on September 20 started out as an Internet joke but has inspired hundreds of people

Koenigsegg Agera XS Test Drive Video: Almost 1,400 2019-09-20 02:20:37In the grand scheme of automotive history, Koenigsegg hasn’t been around for very long. Founded in 1994 by Christian von Koenigsegg, its mission

2020 Ford Escape Hybrid Review: Why It’s the 2019-09-19 06:00:52Quicker isn’t always better: With the new 2020 Ford Escape, one of the slower trims is also one of its best. Don’t get too excited, though

Top 10 Affordable Sports Cars Under $40,000 2019-09-19 04:00:48With the definition of a sports car now including everything from convertibles and coupes to more practical sedans and hatchbacks, there are more vehi

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GM Korea union restarts strike action after wage 2019-09-20 05:48:00Now General Motors is dealing with strike action in South Korea as well as in the US.

Amazon to buy 100,000 electric vans 2019-09-19 12:55:00Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos' sweeping new plan to tackle climate change, announced at an event on Thursday at the National Press Club in Washington, DC,&nb

Analysts see more auto M&A potential, slowing global 2019-09-19 12:45:00Morgan Stanley sees the potential for more auto industry M&A amid the slowing down of global vehicle production, margin compression and heavy capi

Seat to trial landfill methane in vehicles 2019-09-19 09:43:00Volkswagen Group Spanish subsidiary Seat said it would participate, until 2023 in the Life Landfill Biofuel project, which was recently approved by th

UK fleets plan restructuring due to WLTP 2019-09-19 09:42:00Almost one in six business car fleets in the UK is planning some sort of restructuring due to the new WLTP vehicle testing regime, according to leasin

AAM sells US iron casting operations 2019-09-19 09:29:00American Axle & Manufacturing Holdings, Inc. (AAM), has announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to sell its US iron casting oper

Kobe Steel unit officially opens US alloy extrusion 2019-09-19 09:23:00Kobe Steel said US subsidiary, Kobelco Aluminum Products & Extrusions (KPEX) held an opening ceremony for a new automotive extrusion plant in

Falken secures Audi tyre OEM deal 2019-09-19 08:47:00Falken Tyre Europe said it had secured a contract to supply VW Group premium brand Audi with OEM fit tyres for a new compact SUV.

Toyota Brazil adding third car line at Sorocaba 2019-09-19 07:46:00Toyota Motor said its Brazilian sales and manufacturing subsidiary, Toyota do Brasil (TDB), would spend BRL1bn (US$243m) at its Sorocaba plant in Sao

UAW strike shuts down GM Canada Oshawa truck 2019-09-19 07:13:00The United Auto Workers (UAW) strike against General Motors in the US from Sunday night led to hundreds of workers at the the Oshawa plant in Ontario,

Malaysia sales down sharply again in August 2019-09-19 05:48:00Malaysia's new vehicle market continued to plunge in August, by 22% to 51,148 units compared with strong year-earlier sales of 65,550 units, accordin

Akebono Brake to close six plants worldwide in 2019-09-19 05:18:00Struggling Japanese components maker Akebono Brake Industry said it would end operations at six manufacturing plants in Japan and overseas as part&nbs

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VW announces next-gen Car-Net remote app 2019-09-20 18:00:00Volkswagen announced the roll-out of its next-generation Car-Net connected app Wednesday, offering additional no-charge features along with new catego

Andrian Newey starts Extreme E team 2019-09-20 17:00:00Formula One engineering guru Adrian Newey is partnering with two-time Formula E champion Jean-Éric Vergne to compete in the new all-electric Ex

Electric BMW 7-Series to offer up to 670 2019-09-20 15:00:00BMW's all-electric 7-Series may pack as much as 670 horsepower and offer a Tesla-topping 120 kwh battery to boot, giving BMW's large sedan the chops

2020 Ford Mustang, 2020 Subaru WRX, 2021 Volkswagen 2019-09-20 14:00:00Ford's new turbocharged Mustang High Performance Package gives the V-8 GT a run for its money; Subaru previews next year's sport compacts; and spies

Tesla Model S Plaid leaves Nurburgring without reporting 2019-09-20 13:00:00Tesla is leaving the Green Hell without a trophy. The automaker tweeted on Friday it's leaving the Nürburgring, but will return, presumably with

2021 Mercedes-Benz S-Class spy shots and video 2019-09-20 11:45:00Prototypes for Mercedes-Benz’s next-generation S-Class have been spotted again. The car is expected to be revealed around the end of 2019 and sh

Ford Mustang 2.3 HPP, Toyota Century Convertible, Amazon 2019-09-20 11:00:00Ford has a new Mustang 2.3 High Performance Package on its hands, and it's a seriously compelling alternative to the V-8-powered Mustang GT. Thanks t

2019 Formula One Singapore Grand Prix preview 2019-09-20 10:00:00The 2019 Formula One World Championship has bid farewell to Europe for the year and headed over to Asia where the Singapore Grand Prix is scheduled to

Buy the 2017 Acura NSX Seinfeld gifted to 2019-09-20 08:45:00Despite his best attempts to get the first example of Acura's second-generation NSX, comedian and car lover Jerry Seinfeld was only able to end up wi

After $700M Rivian investment, Amazon orders 100,000 vans 2019-09-20 08:00:00Amazon on Thursday announced a round of measures aimed at curbing its operations' emissions. The company has set itself the goal of becoming carbon n

Lamborghini Sian design won't influence the Aventador replacement 2019-09-20 07:00:00Lamborghini is cooking up a replacement for the Aventador but don't expect the new supercar to look anything like the Sian special edition unveiled e

First drive review: 2020 Ford Mustang 2.3 High 2019-09-20 06:00:00It’s a beautiful September day on California’s Highway 1 north of San Francisco and the 2020 Ford Mustang 2.3 High Performance is doing it

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