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New Ford tech kills coronavirus - pictures 2020-05-27 12:59:15Ford's new system heats cars to 53 degrees Celsius in a bid to kill the virus

New Ford tech kills coronavirus by heating cars 2020-05-27 11:50:50Coronavirus has produced a number of difficulties for car makers, with factory and dealership closures bringing significant headaches.But as a technic

Special edition Citroen C1 JCC+ adds new style 2020-05-27 11:14:25Pictures of special edition Citroen C1 JCC+ adds new style to city car line-up

Special edition Citroen C1 JCC+ adds new style 2020-05-27 09:52:38Citroen has launched a new special edition C1 city car. It’s called the C1 JCC+ and it features a range of interior and exterior styling upgrade

New 2022 Honda Civic Type R spied - 2020-05-27 09:36:25Pictures of 2022 Honda Civic Type R

Used Vauxhall Astra review - pictures 2020-05-27 09:30:00Pictures of the Vauxhall Astra Mk7 that's been on sale since 2015

New 2022 Honda Civic Type R spied for 2020-05-27 08:21:58Our spy photographers have spotted the all-new, 11th generation Honda Civic Type R for the first time. However, the Japanese brand’s next hot ha

Concerns as rise of connected cars coincides with 2020-05-27 06:49:59Cyber attacks on connected cars rose by 700 per cent between 2010 and 2019, according to new analysis, prompting experts to warn that drivers should c

BMW's M1 Procars steal the show - pictures 2020-05-27 06:29:17Pictures of BMW M1 Procar

Renault-Nissan Alliance launches cost-saving initiative 2020-05-27 05:29:45The Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance has announced a new cost-saving scheme, which will see the trio increase the amount of shared technology across

'Government incentives could kick-start car sales' 2020-05-27 05:10:00Over the next few weeks, car dealerships will – at last – be open for sales again (although it’s been okay to wander round your loca

BMW’s M1 Procars steal the show - Motorsport 2020-05-27 04:42:55Any motorsport series with Niki Lauda and Nelson Piquet as its champions is deserving of a closer look, and the BMW M1 Procar Championship is amo

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Covid-19 Casts a Dark Cloud Over the Flying 2020-05-09 07:00:00An economic slump is no good for a long shot business that's just starting to take off. 

Alphabet's Sidewalk Labs Scraps Its Ambitious Toronto Project 2020-05-07 18:38:44The Google sibling envisioned a tech-enabled and eco-friendly neighborhood. But residents rebelled over plans to collect and use their data, among oth

As Cities Reopen, Outdoor Dining May Provide a 2020-05-07 07:00:00Restaurants are anxious to expand beyond takeout, and some researchers believe open-air transmission of the coronavirus is rare.

Sleeker Lidar Moves Volvo Closer to Selling a 2020-05-06 09:00:00Using technology from Silicon Valley's Luminar, the Swedish automaker plans to offer completely autonomous highway driving by 2022. 

California Sues Uber and Lyft to Classify Drivers 2020-05-05 17:31:58The state and three cities say the ride-hail companies are violating a new state law. The suit could lead to tens of millions of dollars in fines.

Covid-19 Spurs a Road Repair Boom—and Threatens a 2020-05-04 07:00:00Empty highways clear the way for speedier construction projects, but loss of fuel taxes could bring them to a halt. 

Fewer Wrecks, Grounded Planes, and More Car News 2020-05-03 09:00:00Stay-at-home orders mean less traffic and fewer serious crashes, saving lives and money. Plus, Elon Musk does it again. 

Elon Musk Says Tesla Stock Is ‘Too High’—and 2020-05-01 16:19:19An early-morning tweet punctuates a week in which the CEO has complained loudly and often about coronavirus-induced lockdowns.

Jaguar Envisions Car Design for a Post-Pandemic World 2020-04-30 10:00:00Julian Thomson, the automaker's director of design, shares his predictions for what drivers can look forward to.

Tesla Posts Another Profit as Musk Slams Virus 2020-04-29 21:38:47The CEO has criticized shelter-in-place orders, which have forced the closure of the company's California assembly plant.

Planes Are Still Flying, but Covid-19 Recovery Will 2020-04-29 07:00:00Air travel is down more than 90 percent from last year, and analysts say the rebound will be slower than following 9/11 or the financial crisis.

Delivery Robots Aren't Ready—When They Could Be Needed 2020-04-28 08:00:00Sheltering in place has driven up demand for deliveries, but machines still have trouble confronting the unpredictability of the real world.

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Automakers' catch-up plan? Skip summer breaks 2020-05-27 17:52:57The automakers are eager to replenish inventory after their factories were idled for several weeks in accordance with government coronavirus rules.

GPB accused of violating Mass. securities law 2020-05-27 16:33:56In an administrative complaint, the state accused the firm, majority owner of Prime Automotive Group, of misleading investors in its marketing materia

N.Y. Honda store to pay $1.5 million for 2020-05-27 16:07:56Bronx Honda settled with the Federal Trade Commission and agreed to establish a fair lending program that includes a cap on dealer markup on indirect

Five coronavirus mobility innovations attract Michigan grants 2020-05-27 15:09:50The companies that qualified for the grants are developing a variety of products to help fight the spread of the coronavirus, such as portable vinyl p

GM accused of discrimination by 2 Mich. dealerships 2020-05-27 14:39:30A federal lawsuit says the automaker unfairly terminated financing agreements and demanded stricter documentation from customers about their eligibili

23 states sue Trump administration over fuel efficiency 2020-05-27 14:00:15California Attorney General Xavier Becerra said the revised requirements "will increase costs to consumers and allow the emission of dangerous pollut

Ford marked Trump visit with special face shield, 2020-05-27 13:29:47The special shield production underscores the effort Ford undertook to welcome a president with whom it’s had a rocky relationship, and to convi

Tesla's price cuts signal demand is weaker than 2020-05-27 13:00:40Tesla said overnight that it would cut the list price of the Model S and X by $5,000. The Model 3 is getting a $2,000 price cut.

NADA, AIADA join groups asking for liability protections 2020-05-27 12:33:25A fast-growing number of trade associations and other groups are urging members of Congress to "enact temporary liability protections for businesses,

Manheim recalls some furloughed workers 2020-05-27 12:00:01More than 300 of the 9,000 employees the auction giant furloughed earlier this month are returning to work amid an uptick in reconditioning requests,

Marelli secures $1.2 billion in financing 2020-05-27 08:34:23The additional capital gives the supplier the flexibility to withstand an extended market downturn as the coronavirus pandemic has led to production s

U.S. distributor suspends plans to import Zotye vehicles 2020-05-27 08:02:55Zotye's financial struggles have been compounded by the coronavirus pandemic. Would-be distributor HAAH Automotive Holdings will now focus on efforts

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Ferrari SF90 Stradale to Star in Remake of 2020-05-22 16:39:34You probably already know the film C’était un Rendez-Vous (“It Was a Date”), which has been passed around online forever

Wait, Kramer Drove an Experimental Chevrolet on “Seinfeld”? 2020-05-22 14:57:16It’s no secret that Jerry Seinfeld is a car enthusiast. In fact, his namesake television show includes numerous nods to his automotive interests

Are Car Sales About to Bounce Back In 2020-05-22 13:23:08People who used to rely on public transit and ride-sharing, the ones who in the past said they don’t want or need their own car, are reaching an

Rolls-Royce Sells a Handbuilt Toy Cullinan SUV for 2020-05-22 12:18:27Ever since long-term paramour Arbitrage Ken traded his plastic-fantastic Dreamvette for a bespoke Roll-Royce Phantom several years back, Bel-Air Barbi

More Mini Prices: 2020 Mini Countryman Adds Cheaper 2020-05-22 10:30:57The Mini Hardtop Oxford Edition brings some of the model’s most desirable features to a low-cost trim. Now, Mini is offering the value-oriented

Mazda’s RX-Vision GT3 Is the Off-Limits Rotary Sports 2020-05-22 09:28:30The Mazda RX-Vision concept is just too good a design to exist merely as a static object, a concept car without a future out on the road. Its long nos

Future Cars: 2021 and Beyond 2020-05-22 04:00:19They may be out of favor right now, but traditional three-box cars will never go away. To make sure, automakers around the world are pouring enormous

Hey, Mercedes Is Making Upgrades To Its MBUX 2020-05-22 04:00:02Mercedes-Benz is continuing its drive to upgrade its MBUX platform—the brains of its in car suite of features and services. The never-ending end

What’s New On the 2020 Mazda CX-9? 2020-05-22 04:00:02The current-generation Mazda CX-9 has been around since 2016, and it represented a critical step forward for the automaker. Based on the SkyActiv plat

2020 BMW X3 vs. Lincoln Corsair: Which Compact 2020-05-21 18:15:44Lincoln has been on its SUV game lately—good thing, too, because increasingly, it’s their only game, with the MKZ sedan’s looming de

Best Memorial Day Car Deals for 2020: Huge 2020-05-21 15:45:05We’re experts on a lot here at MotorTrend, but when it comes to data-driven analyses on the best new car deals, we leave it to the pros at Intel

Best Memorial Day SUV Deals for 2020: Sport 2020-05-21 15:05:44Memorial Day marks the unofficial beginning of summer, and summer is arguably the best time for an ambitious family road trip or the off-road adventur

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King Long exports 200 'anti-COVID-19 buses' to Cyprus New! 2020-05-28 10:23:00Chinese bus-maker Xiamen King Long United Automotive Industry Company said it shipped a total of 200 high-end buses to Cyprus this week, after the com

Amazon mulling bid for autonomous tech startup Zoox New! 2020-05-28 10:20:00US e-commerce giant Amazon.com Inc is in talks to acquire autonomous driving technology startup ZooxInc, according to unconfirmed reports citing a per

South Korean automakers to cut output New! 2020-05-28 08:24:00Hyundai-Kia is to reduce output at Korean factories in response to lower demand in overseas markets.

PSA Mulhouse to make up to 10m masks New! 2020-05-28 06:39:00PSA is to produce up to 10m surgical masks per month from August, 2020 at its Mulhouse site to cover the equipment needs of Group employees and s

Nokian Tyres appoints Jukka Moisio as CEO New! 2020-05-28 06:28:00Nokian Tyres has appointed Jukka Moisio as president and CEO.

Nissan confirms Barcelona plant closure New! 2020-05-28 06:09:00Nissan has confirmed the closure of its Barcelona, Spain, manufacturing  plant as part of a new business plan that focuses on cost control and th

Nissan readies for US manufacturing restart New! 2020-05-28 06:08:00Nissan will carry out a phased restart of its US manufacturing operations beginning in early June.

Gestamp secures EUR200bn EIB loan New! 2020-05-28 06:08:00Gestamp is to receive a EUR200m (US$220m) loan from the European Investment Bank (EIB) to develop new research lines.

Tritium awarded Pasadena fast-charging contract New! 2020-05-28 06:07:00Tritium has been awarded a contract from the City of Pasadena, California to install 20 RT50/50kW DC fast chargers.

NXP appoints Kurt Sievers as CEO New! 2020-05-28 06:03:00NXP Semiconductors has appointed Kurt Sievers as CEO, effective immediately.

Audi expands e-commerce offerings with retailers New! 2020-05-28 06:02:00Audi says it is intensifying its focus on digital solutions for its customers.

Michelin lauds EUR8bn France support initiative New! 2020-05-28 05:40:00Michelin has welcomed State backing for the automotive industry in France after President Emmanuel Macron unveiled his ambitious EUR8bn (US$8.8bn

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2004 Ford Shelby Cobra concept roars into Jay 2020-05-27 14:10:00After decades apart, Ford and Carroll Shelby reunited in the early 2000s, and one of the first projects of the reconstituted partnership was a 21st ce

11-month restoration makes 1987 Lamborghini LM002 better than 2020-05-27 13:51:00Before the Urus SUV, there was the Lamborghini LM002. Produced from 1986 to 1992, the Italian automaker's first SUV is now old enough that some survi

New Mercedes-Benz G550 4x4 Squared spy shots 2020-05-27 11:45:00It looks like one of the biggest, baddest SUVs in production, the Mercedes-Benz G-Class, is about to get a whole lot tougher with the arrival of a new

From the beach to the boards, we’ve raced 2020-05-27 11:25:00A delightful story arrived in my inbox recently. Headlined “The six weirdest places F1 has raced,” it was written by Ben Miles and publish

2021 BMW 5-Series, 2021 Land Rover Discovery, Bugatti 2020-05-27 11:00:00An updated BMW 5-Series boasting a fresh look and new tech has been revealed. The most potent version revealed is the 523-horsepower M550i but there'

2022 Land Rover Defender V-8 spy shots 2020-05-27 10:00:00Land Rover has a new Defender on its hands for 2020. It's the first truly new Defender in over three decades, and represents a huge leap in quality,

Deep dive: How the Bugatti Chiron became the 2020-05-27 09:00:00With top speed no longer its main priority, Bugatti has turned to tuning its hypercars for the whole track instead of just the straights. It started w

2021 BMW 6-Series GT updated with fresh looks, 2020-05-27 08:00:00The BMW 6-Series Gran Turismo bowed out of the United States after 2019, but the premium hatchback remains on sale elsewhere and just received a round

Renault Nissan Mitsubishi Alliance doubles down on tech 2020-05-27 07:00:00The Covid-19 coronavirus has hit all automakers hard but the Renault Nissan Mitsubishi Alliance in particular was already suffering from falling sales

2021 Land Rover Discovery spy shots 2020-05-27 06:00:00The Land Rover Discovery is about to receive its first major round of updates since the current fifth-generation model went on sale in 2017. A prototy

Updated 2021 BMW 5-Series luxury sedan pushes deeper 2020-05-26 19:00:00The BMW 5-Series sedan has been a showcase for performance and technology since it was released in 1972. Now in its seventh generation after a 2017 re

Tweaked 2021 Mercedes-Benz E-Class coupe and cabriolet turn 2020-05-26 18:01:00The mid-size Mercedes-Benz E-Class might not be the brand's flagship, but it bristles with technology and seldom stands pat. Now, midway through the

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