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Kris Meeke flies in Rally Finland battle - 2020-05-30 10:02:49Pictures of Kris Meeke flies in Rally Finland battle

Kris Meeke flies in Rally Finland battle 2020-05-30 09:00:00Britain has had two World Rally Champions – Colin McRae and Richard Burns – but even they never managed to win one of the most famous roun

Kia Niro PHEV vs MINI Countryman PHEV - 2020-05-30 04:00:00Pictures of the Kia Niro PHEV and MINI Countryman PHEV

Kia Niro PHEV vs MINI Countryman PHEV 2020-05-30 04:00:00Kia is forging ahead with electrification. Its e-Niro is an Auto Express award-winner, while its all-new, all-electric Soul EV took victory in our rec

New Porsche 911 Turbo S 2020 review 2020-05-29 11:10:00Verdict The Porsche 911 Turbo S now joins the base Carrera to bookend the 911 range, and these are the two most natural models in the current line-up.

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Lamborghini launches one-make esports racing series 2020-05-29 08:00:00Lamborghini has launched its first official esports racing championship, called The Real Race. It’s a collaborative effort between the supercar

Toyota breaks Le Mans lap record - pictures 2020-05-29 05:52:53Pictures of Toyota breaks Le Mans lap record

New 1,700bhp Koenigsegg Gemera launched - pictures 2020-05-29 05:08:10Images of the new Koenigsegg Gemera

Motorsport Moments  2020-05-29 04:40:29Motorsport is all about moments; places and times where driver bravery and brilliance combine with engineering excellence and the essential slice

Renault to cut 15,000 jobs 2020-05-29 03:49:30Renault is to cut 15,000 jobs across the world as part of a three-year “transformation” programme. A third (4,600) of the jobs will be cut

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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.

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VOLVO'S ANDERS GUSTAFSSON: Crisis shows more urgent need New! 2020-06-01 00:00:01Volvo Car USA's CEO sees life in a post-coronavirus world accelerating the digitalization of auto retail and adoption of new technologies, such as el

Trying times in China for would-be U.S. players New! 2020-06-01 00:00:01Plans to bring the Zotye brand to the U.S. have been iced, leaving money-losing Chery as the only Chinese automaker with any near-term prospects.

Mexico scrambles to meet U.S. need New! 2020-06-01 00:00:01Facing delicate economic conditions and steadily rising COVID-19 deaths, Mexico's auto industry is ramping up production to meet U.S. demand for part

Nissan plots an Infiniti reboot to cap revival New! 2020-06-01 00:00:01Nissan's restructuring road map cuts billions in costs, slashes production capacity and trims the lineup. Part of that means Infiniti will share plat

BMW'S BERNHARD KUHNT: Managing through the storm New! 2020-06-01 00:00:01BMW North America's CEO says while he expects a steady recovery if there isn't a second wave of the virus, it will be a process of navigating a

ZF puts down a big bet on future New! 2020-06-01 00:00:01COVID-19 has not derailed ZF Friedrichshafen's ambitious plans to bolster its expertise in self-driving commercial vehicles.

Used-car market could be in for a wild New! 2020-06-01 00:00:01In the months ahead, an influx of vehicles returning to the wholesale market will again put pressure on prices.

Rental struggles expected to take a big bite New! 2020-06-01 00:00:01A key source of sales for some big automakers is disappearing. ALG projected a 78 percent drop in U.S. fleet sales for May. 

Dealers laud GM's Engle for retail skill New! 2020-06-01 00:00:01In a little more than a year heading GM's North American operations, Barry Engle has earned the respect of dealers by offering solutions to help thei

Stage set for legal battle over fuel efficiency New! 2020-06-01 00:00:01A 23-state coalition is challenging the Trump administration's decision to lower annual increases in vehicle fuel efficiency through 2026.

Kentucky dealership fires lockdown protester 2020-05-29 15:48:32Neil Huffman Auto Group said it would not allow "hate or intolerance" after its employee hung an effigy of Gov. Andy Beshear outside the state Capit

FCA to offer buyouts at Canada minivan plant 2020-05-29 12:39:52With Fiat Chrysler's decision apparently final, executives from the union and automaker met Friday to discuss terms of the upcoming buyouts.

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Mark Your Calendars: The 2021 Ford F-150 Debuts 2020-05-29 19:30:05We haven’t seen many major new-vehicle reveals this year for obvious reasons, but a very big one is coming next month. On June 25, Ford will dro

Where Was the GT-R In Nissan’s New Product 2020-05-29 18:05:59You may have seen Nissan’s newest teaser for its future lineup. If not, you’re missing out. Not only does the video reveal plans for new o

2020 Lincoln Corsair Interior Review: Watch Out, BMW 2020-05-29 16:30:13The Lincoln Corsair may not have earned our 2020 SUV of the Year award (that prize went to the Kia Telluride), but the compact crossover still won us

Surprise! 2021 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Won’t Get Price 2020-05-29 15:14:32In big news for Corvette fans: There will not be a price increase for the 2021 Chevrolet Corvette Stringray. It’s a silver lining in the product

2021 Buick Envision Offers a New Vision for 2020-05-29 12:45:19Buick launched the Envision crossover in the United States for the 2016 model year, and almost half-a-decade later, the compact people mover is g

2002 Acura TL Type S Retro Review: S 2020-05-29 11:20:00One of our favorites, now with 260 horsepower The post 2002 Acura TL Type S Retro Review: S Is for Spicy appeared first on MotorTrend.

2021 Ford Mustang Mach 1 Confirmed: Here Are 2020-05-29 10:00:19It’s finally official: The Ford Mustang Mach 1 is back, and according to Mustang director Dave Pericak, it’ll be “the most track-cap

2020 Subaru WRX and WRX STI Series.White First 2020-05-29 04:00:54When a generation of a vehicle is about to be retired, automakers usually reveal special edition models to attract new customers. It’s also a ni

2021 Acura TLX Interior Review 2020-05-29 04:00:49The outgoing Acura TLX brought a knife to a gun fight. With its 2.4-liter naturally aspirated four-cylinder engine and 206 hp, it needed more—wa

2020 Mercedes-Benz GLB 250 Review: Is Mercedes’ Baby 2020-05-29 04:00:45The three-pointed star: What does it mean to you? To many, Mercedes-Benz’s logo symbolizes luxury, and with that comes certain expectations. The

What’s a Nivus? Volkswagen Debuts Stylish, Coupe-Like Small 2020-05-28 18:30:40Volkswagen doesn’t offer the T-Roc or T-Cross here in the U.S., and now it’s debuting another stylish small crossover that will likely rem

The Clinton- and Bush-Era Cars Still Sold Today 2020-05-28 18:01:04We hear it all the time: Keep politics out of MotorTrend. Well, you’re in luck, because despite the political nature of this article’s tit

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BYD to launch electric passenger vehicles in Colombia New! 2020-06-01 10:12:00BYD recently authorised Motores y Marquinas (Motorysa) as its electric passenger vehicle distributor in Colombia.

Hyundai May sales down globally, up domestically New! 2020-06-01 10:00:00Hyundai Motor said its provisional May sales fell 39% year on year to 217,510 vehicles globally, as the coronavirus outbreak continued to hit demand i

Most Japanese firms will revise supply chains - New! 2020-06-01 08:28:00Seven out of 10 Japanese companies with domestic plants will revise their supply chains, a Nikkei survey showed, highlighting corporate efforts to fin

UK builds just 15 CVs in April New! 2020-06-01 07:03:00Only 15 commercial vehicles were manufactured in the UK in April, down 99.3% year on year due to the coronavirus shutdown.

Leoni adjusts board of directors structure New! 2020-06-01 06:20:00Leoni has changed the structure of its board of directors, effective 1 June.

General Motors says NA restart has gone smoothly New! 2020-06-01 06:11:00General Motors has said the restart of vehicle production at its component and assembly plants in North America has gone smoothly thanks to stron

Bentley appoints Dr Rabe to board New! 2020-06-01 06:07:00Volkswagen Group owned Bentley Motors has announced that Dr. Matthias Rabe, currently Chief Technology Officer of Volkswagen Passenger Cars, will be a

Scania plans worker cuts New! 2020-06-01 06:04:00Scania plans to reduce its workforce worldwide, citing a sharp decline in revenue due to the coronavirus.

Nissan resumes manufacturing in Thailand New! 2020-06-01 06:03:00Nissan has announced that it will resume production at Plant 2 on 1st June 2020 and continue production at Plant 1 in Samut Prakan, Thailand.

Punch Powertrain appoints Gaspar Gascon as CTO New! 2020-06-01 05:38:00Punch Powertrain has appointed Gaspar Gascon as Chief Technology Officer (CTO).

Volkswagen to acquire 26% stake in Chinese EV New! 2020-06-01 05:23:00Volkswagen China last week agreed to acquire a 26.5% stake in China's third largest EV battery manufacturer Hefei Guoxuan High Tech Power Energy Comp

ZF completes Wabco acquisition New! 2020-06-01 05:17:00ZF has completed the acquisition of Wabco after gaining approval from all required regulatory authoritie

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The 2020 Land Rover Defender is ready to New! 2020-06-01 09:00:00The first examples of the redesigned 2020 Land Rover Defender have finally been delivered in the United States, ending a 23-year stint since the namep

2021 Volkswagen Arteon Shooting Brake spy shots New! 2020-06-01 08:00:00Mercedes-Benz's line of shooting brake models is proof that sometimes style wins out over practicality. For instance, cars like the CLA Shooting Brak

Alfa Romeo's first EV could be a subcompact New! 2020-06-01 07:00:00There's a revised product plan for Alfa Romeo now that parent company Fiat Chrysler Automobiles is merging with PSA Group, parent to French brands Ci

Audi's Artemis rapid-development skunkworks plans highly efficient EV New! 2020-06-01 06:00:00Under the guidance of new CEO Markus Duesmann, Audi has established a small skunkworks team whose goal is to accelerate the development of cars and te

Deep dive: Volkswagen GTI history 2020-05-31 08:00:00The recipe is familiar. Take a front-wheel-drive economy and add some spice. That's how the Volkswagen Golf GTI reinvented the affordable performance

Here's how electric hypercar batteries are dyno tested 2020-05-31 06:00:00You may have seen engines test on dynamometers, but Rimac does the same thing with its batteries designed for electric hypercars. As with engine dyno

Bugatti Chiron Pur Sport, 2020 Honda Civic Type 2020-05-30 08:00:00Bugatti has just launched the Chiron Pur Sport and describes it as the company's most extreme hypercar yet. The $3.6 million heavy hitter has been de

The first cars didn't have steering wheels, now 2020-05-30 06:00:00Modern steering wheels do more than control which direction a car goes. They're festooned with buttons that drivers can use to make phone calls or ch

This Lego Technic Lamborghini Sian FKP 37 has 2020-05-29 15:00:00Lamborghini's hybrid supercar has been replicated as a Lego kit. Originally called Sián, it later got an "FKP 37" suffix in recognition of t

2021 Acura TLX, 2022 Honda Civic Type R, 2020-05-29 14:00:00The 2021 Acura TLX was revealed; we spotted the 2022 Honda Civic Type R; and we drove the 2020 Toyota 86. It's the Week in Reverse, right here at Mot

Williams F1 team starts talks for possible sale 2020-05-29 13:00:00Hit by mounting losses, legendary Formula One team Williams on Friday announced it is looking to raise capital or potentially sell part or all of the

2021 Buick Envision preview: Bold new look for 2020-05-29 11:45:00Buick on Friday provided a first look at its redesigned 2021 Envision arriving at dealerships early next year. The small crossover SUV features a bold


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