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Glickenhaus Le Mans hypercar unveiled 2019-09-18 12:17:06 Alastair Crooks 2019-09-18 17:00 American supercar company Glickenhaus reveals its entrant to the revised LMP1 hypercar class for

£27k Bugatti Baby II toy car launched: a 2019-09-18 12:04:56 Luke Wilkinson 2019-09-18 17:00 Bugatti has partnered with the Little Car Company to produce a scaled down, battery-powered repli

Mitsubishi teases new plug-in hybrid SUV concept 2019-09-18 11:35:57 Luke Wilkinson 2019-09-18 16:30 Mitsubishi will launch a new plug-in hybrid SUV concept at the 2019 Tokyo Motor Show in October

Fast music makes motorists drive badly, study shows 2019-09-18 07:43:43 Tristan Shale-Hester 2019-09-18 12:30 Music with a high number of beats-per-minute has a negative effect on a motorist’s dr

“If the future’s tough for cars, it’s tougher 2019-09-18 06:51:44 Steve Fowler 2019-09-18 11:50 With the popularity of motor shows waning, editor-in-chief Steve Fowler thinks it would be a great

New Volvo XC60 D4 2019 review 2019-09-18 05:13:07 Image 1 of 10 Image 1 of 10 18 Sep, 2019 10:45am John McIlroy It's slightly old school, but the new Vol

Facelifted Hyundai i30 caught on camera 2019-09-18 04:43:25 Luke Wilkinson 2019-09-18 09:00 The Korean brand’s Volkswagen Golf rival will get a mid-life refresh, with updated styling,

Best large SUVs on sale 2019 2019-09-17 12:05:02 2019-09-18 11:35 We examine the big 4x4 market and deliver our verdict on the 10 best large SUVs on sale… There was

Used Porsche Panamera review 2019-09-17 10:56:42 Image 1 of 10 Image 1 of 10 17 Sep, 2019 4:00pm Richard Dredge A full used buyer’s guide on the Po

Mitsubishi L200 vs Ford Ranger 2019-09-17 07:06:04 2019-09-17 12:10 The new Ford Ranger dethroned the L200 earlier this year, but can this revised Mitsubishi reclaim its place as our favour

New Renault Koleos facelift: prices announced 2019-09-16 11:58:11 Luke Wilkinson 2019-09-16 16:40 The facelifted Renault Koleos is here with refreshed styling, a reworked interior, a pair of new

Wiesmann to return in 2020 with new V8 2019-09-16 11:46:00 Luke Wilkinson 2019-09-17 07:00 The V8-engined rear-wheel-drive Wiesmann Project Gecko has been teased ahead of its arrival in 20

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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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2 Reagor Dykes employees plead guilty in $23M New! 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 New! 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

NHTSA probes Jeep Wrangler steering complaints New! 2019-09-20 14:55:12The investigation covers about 270,000 Wranglers from the 2018 and 2019 model years.

Once hacked, supplier Harman learned to fight cyberattacks 2019-09-20 13:44:26Harman's efforts have helped it become a key player in automotive cybersecurity, but its experience also underscores the strain suppliers and automak

States sue U.S. over Trump emissions rules 2019-09-20 12:43:02Led by California, a group of 23 states on Friday sued to undo the Trump administration's determination that federal law bars the nation's most popu

Europe renews pledge to retaliate against any U.S. 2019-09-20 10:47:43The Trump administration faces a self-imposed deadline of mid-November to decide whether to curb imports of vehicles and auto parts from the European

Fiat Chrysler to test vehicle-to-grid technology in Italy 2019-09-20 10:21:19Fiat's new 500 EV will be part of a fleet of up to 700 battery-powered cars testing a technology enabling electric vehicles to interact with the powe

Italy's auto show moves to Monza racetrack in 2019-09-20 10:12:46Organizers hope a low-cost exhibition based around the famous Monza racetrack near Milan will attract automakers that are abandoning auto shows in inc

Honda imagines the worst with safety-focused ad campaign 2019-09-20 09:00:01The new marketing push comes as the company develops new airbag technology and makes Honda Sensing safety system standard on all trim levels of t

UAW cites some progress in GM talks 2019-09-19 17:43:59With the union's strike against the automaker now in its fifth day, UAW Vice President Terry Dittes cautioned Thursday that several issues remain unr

GM to idle Oshawa factory due to UAW 2019-09-19 14:16:48Workers at the Oshawa factory complete final assembly of previous-model Chevy Silverado and GMC Sierra pickup trucks.

Tesla, state regulators sued by New Jersey dealer 2019-09-19 13:37:52The New Jersey Coalition of Automotive Retailers says the state is not addressing violations of franchise, dealer licensing and consumer protection la

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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

Swan Song: The Porsche 911 GT3 Celebrates 20 2019-09-19 04:00:48Typically, when a vehicle comes to the end of its five- to seven-year production cycle, folks are relieved to see it go. With dated styling and obsole

2020 Nissan 370Z 50th Anniversary Review: Retro to 2019-09-19 04:00:03Sports cars tend to go the longest between redesigns because they sell in such low volumes that it takes forever to amortize the tooling and developme

2019 Tesla Model 3 Earns Top Safety Pick+ 2019-09-19 00:01:14As we wait for the Tesla Model S to record a Nürburgring lap time, there’s news about the smaller Model 3. The 2019 Tesla Model 3 has been

2011 Porsche 911 GT2 RS Test Drive Video: 2019-09-18 19:42:02We’ve already established that the modern 991-generation Porsche 911 GT2 RS is an absolute monster. It’s only one hundredth of a second sl

Ford Performance Offers Off-Road Lift Kit for 2019 2019-09-18 19:26:38Trucks are the best-selling vehicles in America, and the Ford F-150 has been king of the hill for some time now. Its baby brother, the Ranger, was rec

2020 Honda CR-V First Look: Hybrid at Last 2019-09-18 16:36:00After the world got its first look at the fifth-gen Honda CR-V Hybrid at the 2017 Shanghai auto show, Japanese and European buyers have been tooling a

Jessi Combs Honored With Special Exhibit at Petersen 2019-09-18 15:44:26The Petersen Automotive Museum has created a special exhibit honoring Jessi Combs, “the fastest woman on four wheels.” Opening September 2

GM/UAW Strike: Will the Strike Save the Cadillac 2019-09-18 13:35:16General Motors’ Detroit-Hamtramck and Lordstown, Ohio, assembly plants are reportedly in play as part of the ongoing contract negotiations betwe

Tested: The 2019 Porsche Macan S is a 2019-09-18 04:00:52The future is electric, even for Porsche. The Macan will be one of the first vehicles from the brand to go electric; the next generation will be a ful

Top 10 Cheapest New Cars for 2020, and 2019-09-18 04:00:44New cars can seem so out of reach, but sift through all those pricey SUVs or trucks and—trust us—there are actually quite a few choices. W

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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 New! 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 New! 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 New! 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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