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Here Is the Ford F-150 Raptor SUV That 2020-07-10 19:25:10Custom shops often take, shall we say, artistic liberties when building unique cars, and the results aren’t always good (for evidence, take a ga

Swede Emotion: The Koenigsegg Regera Takes the Spotlight 2020-07-10 18:00:30Christian von Koenigsegg is clearly in need of a new creative outlet. The founder of the hypercar company that bears his name is seemingly so bor

How Roadkill Happened, and Why It’s Must-See TV 2020-07-10 14:53:58“I’m Freiburger. That’s Finnegan. This is the show where we play with cars and you point and laugh.” And with that, David Frei

2021 Jeep Gladiator Diesel Now Available to Order 2020-07-10 14:01:12Jeep said it would introduce a diesel-powered version of the Gladiator this year, and despite the world’s state of affairs, the automaker is kee

The Lincoln Corsair, Nautilus, and Aviator Catch Mono 2020-07-10 12:10:05Lincoln brings the stylish Monochromatic package to its smaller Corsair, Nautilus, and Aviator crossover and SUV models for 2021—2020, in the Na

2021 Subaru Crosstrek First Look: More Power + 2020-07-10 10:40:28We’ve reported for some time the 2021 Subaru Crosstrek small SUV would receive a bigger, more powerful optional engine. That is now official tha

Hyundai Introduces Manual Transmission Without a Clutch Pedal—Is 2020-07-10 10:23:49It’s hard to put a finger on exactly why driving a car with a manual transmission is so much fun. Is it the control you feel selecting your own

Genesis G70 Long-Term Update: And on the Seventh 2020-07-10 04:00:52(Editor’s Note: Normally, editor-in-chief Mark Rechtin’s long-term update would appear in this space. However, after Jethro Bovingdon, sta

2020 Polaris Slingshot R First Drive 2020-07-10 04:00:38Everything about the Polaris Slingshot invites a reaction. What it is, what it looks like, who buys one, and how they accessorize it all produce hot t

Toyota RAV4 Prime vs. RAV4 Hybrid: 5 Reasons 2020-07-10 04:00:16Until now, the Hybrid was our clear favorite in the popular Toyota RAV4 lineup. Not only is it much more fuel efficient than the regular RAV4, it also

Mil-Spec Creates a Hummer H1 Alpha in a 2020-07-07 19:15:34Mil-Spec Automotive, a company specializing in high-end bespoke custom builds located in Birmingham, Michigan, is at it again with another luxuriously

Audi Q4 E-Tron Sportback Shows the Sleeker Side 2020-07-07 17:01:51At the 2019 Geneva Auto Show a little over a year ago, Audi showed us the Q4 E-Tron concept, a preview of its upcoming compact electric SUV. We’

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China sales rise 12% in June New! 2020-07-13 09:19:00New vehicle sales in China rose by 11.6% year on year to 2.3m units in June 2020 from 2.06m in the same month of last year, according to passenger and

Vietnam sales drop 11% in June New! 2020-07-13 06:44:00New vehicle sales in Vietnam fell by just over 11% to 23,324 units in June 2020 from 26,217 units in the same month of last year, according to wholesa

South Korean import sales jump 41% in June New! 2020-07-13 05:44:00Sales of imported light passenger vehicles in South Korea increased by over 41% to 27,350 in June 2020 from 19,386 units in the same month of last yea

Tata Motors Group global wholesales plunge in first 2020-07-10 12:14:00Unsurprisingly, given global availability of Jaguar Land Rover models and the COVID-19 pandemic, Tata Motors Group global wholesales in the first quar

Amazon to use stock awards to keep Zoox 2020-07-10 11:54:00Amazon plans to create at least US$100m in stock awards to retain the approximately 900 employees of Zoox, the self-driving car startup it offered to

Tenneco appoints Kevin Baird as COO 2020-07-10 09:31:00Tenneco has appointed Kevin Baird as chief operating officer, effective 3 August, 2020. 

PSA appoints Cyrille Moreau as B to B 2020-07-10 08:31:00PSA has appointed Cyrille Moreau as director of its B to B division and will report to sales and marketing director, Thierry Koskas.

CATL and Honda agree EV battery strategic alliance 2020-07-10 08:28:00China's Contemporary Amperex Technology Limited (CATL) and Honda Motor said they had signed an agreement "to form a comprehensive strategic alliance

Union green lights third PSA vans shift at 2020-07-10 07:30:00PSA's Vauxhall Vans plant in Luton will add a third shift, from Sunday 12 July, following negotiations with unions at several UK sites.

Hankook supplies Porsche Taycan EV 2020-07-10 06:55:00Hankook is supplying the Porsche Taycan with its Ventus S1 evo 3 ev tyre, which has been developed for the needs of electric vehicles.

Toyota, Mitsubishi may miss Philippine production incentive targets 2020-07-10 05:50:00The sharp decline in the Philippine vehicle market this year, due mainly to the COVID-19 pandemic, has put the government's recently launched Compreh

Ford hits Mexico engine supply problems 2020-07-10 05:46:00Ford is facing production shortages in the US due to COVID-19 production constraints at an engine plant in Mexico.

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Lamborghini Sian Roadster, Audi Q4 Sportback E-Tron, BMW 2020-07-11 08:00:00Lamborghini launched an open-top version of its 807-horsepower Sian supercar, and with just 19 destined for production the aggressive roadster is even

No street-legal car will be able to catch 2020-07-11 06:00:00The Lotus Evija battery-electric hypercar hasn't entered production yet, but it already appears to have broken at least one record. The Evija (pronou

2020 Polaris Slingshot R, Dodge Challenger Super Stock, 2020-07-10 14:00:00We drove the 2020 Polaris Slingshot R; Dodge talked Challenger Super Stock and Demon; and the 2021 Ford Bronco family took shape. It's the Week in Re

Who were the best drivers who never got 2020-07-10 13:00:00“Imagine,” suggests Goodwood Road and Racing, “that you had the talent to compete in (Formula 1) yet were denied the opportunity. Or

2021 Jeep Gladiator EcoDiesel ready to deliver efficiency 2020-07-10 11:45:00For its second year on the market, Jeep is enhancing the Gladiator pickup truck by making a diesel powertrain available. The diesel is the familiar 3.

2021 Mercedes-AMG GT Black Series, 2021 Audi A7 2020-07-10 11:00:00Mercedes-AMG has provided a first look at its upcoming GT Black Series in a teaser video. The hardcore sports car is coming with over 700 horsepower,

2020 Formula One Styrian Grand Prix preview 2020-07-10 10:00:00Round two of the revised 2020 Formula One World Championship will be held this weekend at the Red Bull Ring in Spielberg, Austria, the same circuit wh

2021 Mercedes-Benz S-Class spy shots and video 2020-07-10 08:45:00Prototypes for Mercedes-Benz’s next-generation S-Class have been spotted again. The car is due for a reveal in September and should be available

Mugello and Sochi added to revised 2020 Formula 2020-07-10 08:00:00The 2020 Formula One World Championship was set to host a record 22 rounds but then the Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic came and threw a spanner in the

2021 Audi A7 55 TFSI e is a 2020-07-10 07:00:00Audi is introducing a new model for 2021 aimed at buyers who don’t want to sacrifice style in the name of eco-friendliness. It’s called th

Lincoln's monochromatic styling theme now available across SUV 2020-07-10 06:00:00The monochromatic color scheme Lincoln made available on the 2020 Navigator last fall is now being introduced across the brand's SUV lineup, and it'

2021 Porsche 911 Turbo with ducktail spoiler spy 2020-07-10 02:30:00Porsche has a new 911 Turbo on its hands based on the 992 generation of its sports car icon. Right now there's only the Turbo S but a slightly tamer

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QOTD: Prepare(d) for Launch? New! 2020-07-13 09:02:28Not since Toyota’s American brass debuted the new Venza from their own driveways at the height of the coronavirus lockdown has a new vehicle gal

Junkyard Find: 2012 Fiat 500 Gucci Edition New! 2020-07-13 08:03:50The junkyard tells me that the Fiat 500 depreciates nearly as quickly as the New Mini and Mitsubishi Mirage, though the current generation of 500 rema

‘Nice Little Bronco You Got There…’ – Jeep 2020-07-11 15:20:36Having watched The Hunt for Red October last night, your author knows all too well what can happen when two superpowers engage in a game of brinkmansh

Could the Toyota Supra Get a Big Power 2020-07-10 16:30:10Our friends over at Motor1 have been busy today. First it’s the rumor about the next-gen Honda Civic Type R getting a big power boost and all-wh

Tight Inventory Stands to Hamper July Sales, At 2020-07-10 13:35:29Fall holiday discounts aside, the height of summer is typically a good time to head out and buy a car. The weather’s good, new models are rollin

Rumor Mill: Honda Civic Type R to Get 2020-07-10 12:58:41The Honda Civic Type R isn’t exactly subtle. Its boy-racer styling and big wing announce its presence and mission with authority. It’s as

Where Your Author Sells a Subaru During a 2020-07-10 11:50:31I last gave an update on the vehicles which occupy my drive back in February. At the time, the Volkswagen’s roof rattle issues had (finally) bee

IPO? Who Needs That? Rivian Lands Another $2.5 2020-07-10 11:26:35As you read earlier this morning, Rivian founder and CEO R.J. Scaringe isn’t all that impressed with the ability of some EV startups to wow Wall

Diesel Power Predictably Lands in the Jeep Gladiator 2020-07-10 10:16:26There’s plenty of things Americans can’t get their hands on these days — hand sanitizer, inexpensive front-drive coupes, and a predi

Ford’s Mexican Engine Pipeline Running at Half Speed; 2020-07-10 09:36:51Ford cautioned that some of its American assembly plants could be put on ice as early as next week, as shortages persist at a Mexican plant still not

At Rivian, Product Tops Promises 2020-07-10 08:55:16Among electric vehicle startups, Rivian is the nonconformist. Compared to its braggadocious contemporaries, many of which are still years away from bu

QOTD: Many Happy Journeys? 2020-07-10 07:45:53By now you’ve heard, been told, or simply noticed that the Dodge lineup for 2021 contains but three models: the Charger, Challenger, and Durango

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GM cuts shift at pickup plant for absenteeism 2020-07-11 13:03:02The production pullback, which is likely to result in about 1,250 temporary layoffs, is related to worker absenteeism, not low demand for the Chevy Co

A frame job: Morgan moves to a new 2020-07-11 00:00:01The company last week built its last steel-framed sports car, after a run with the rugged platform that set a world record.

Consumer credit roiled by COVID-19 2020-07-11 00:00:01The pandemic has made it more difficult for lenders to determine credit-worthiness and harder for subprime borrowers to buy cars.

Glimmer of sales hope for luxury brands? 2020-07-11 00:00:01Luxury brand sales show signs of recovery from a pandemic-driven slump in the spring.

VW diesel scandal exec could finish prison term 2020-07-10 17:52:17Oliver Schmidt is expected to appear before a federal magistrate next week on his request to finish his seven-year prison sentence in his native Germa

Toyota says it no longer employs staff shown 2020-07-10 15:31:28The Japanese automaker would not provide details, but said in a statement that it takes allegations of workplace racism seriously and that the individ

FCA to recall 1.2 million older vehicles over 2020-07-10 15:22:03The recall covers 2007-11 Dodge Nitro SUVs and 2008-10 Chrysler Town & Country and Dodge Grand Caravan minivans.

Subaru Crosstrek, with optional bigger engine, gets modest 2020-07-10 13:50:02The Subaru Crosstrek, a top seller among subcompact crossovers, will start at $23,295 for 2021 as the segment attracts more entrants.

Industry veteran Chip Perry to helm A2Z Sync 2020-07-10 11:05:04Former AutoTrader and TrueCar chief Chip Perry has taken a new role to help dealerships transform to a single-point-of-contact model.

Rivian raises another $2.5B as EV output nears 2020-07-10 10:04:06Since last fall, Rivian has raised more than $5 billion. The electric automaker expects to launch the R1T electric pickup and R1S battery-powered SUV

Amazon plans at least $100M in stock awards 2020-07-10 07:02:23The tech giant can walk away from the $1.3 billion deal if large numbers of Zoox employees turn down job offers, Reuters reported.

Surging truck sales boost China's auto sector revival 2020-07-10 06:57:01Sales of trucks, vans and other commercial vehicles, which constitute for around a quarter of China's overall market, surged 63 percent, while sales

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1955 Chevrolet 210 Got a Pro-Tourer Skeleton, Packs New! 2020-07-13 09:12:49Because of the short production run, the Chevrolet Two-Ten (also known as the 210) has become a favorite target of custom shops and car collectors. Th

Porsche Teases 3D Printed Pistons, Power Hike for New! 2020-07-13 08:12:103D printing is slowly creeping itself into the world’s manufacturing processes as a great solution for expediting production. Already a number o

Tesla Model Y Will Receive Track Mode for New! 2020-07-13 07:57:40For years, Tesla's performance-related feats were restricted to the drag strip. The electric vehicles made excellent use of their huge power figures,

Lifted 2020 Chevrolet Silverado "Big Boss" Looks Like New! 2020-07-13 07:52:40Ah, the opinion-splitting effect of lifted trucks - there seems to be no grey area with these machines: the community built around them adores the thi

Kia Makes Everyone a Captain Picard Inside All-New New! 2020-07-13 07:51:42This time around Kia has chosen to spare itself from lowering the minivan self-esteem threshold any further. As such, the references to how the brand

The Ford Bronco May Have Been Called "Ford New! 2020-07-13 07:22:33With hours away until the revival of the Bronco, it’s important to highlight that Ford developed the mid-size utility vehicle to rival the Jeep

Porsche 911 RWB "Miata" Is the King of New! 2020-07-13 07:02:27Custom car projects that play the nostalgia card are a guaranteed way to grab an enthusiast's attention and the rendering that now sits before us is

The Stunning Frace F160 Bike Is Made From New! 2020-07-13 06:57:02That’s one way to stand out from the crowd: if you’re the type of cyclist that has a deep appreciation for the aesthetic of a bike and not

Dog Driving a Tesla Model 3 Is What New! 2020-07-13 06:55:13Tesla has recently pumped up the price for what it calls the Full Self-Driving (FSD) option - a suite of hardware devices that it claims will be enoug

Snoopy Approves of This 1938 Pickup, Some Call New! 2020-07-13 06:52:55Turn up the volume for some burbling and garbling, because this restomod project is exactly what you need if you want to shock the audience. It once l

ICEing Is Uncool No Matter Your Excuse, Karen New! 2020-07-13 06:16:50ICEing is that deeply uncool thing drivers of ICE cars do when they park said cars in a spot reserved for EVs only, since it also comes with a chargin

“EU's Cheapest EV” Dacia Spring Mule Charges in New! 2020-07-13 06:15:10Ever since Renault bought Dacia - the largest Romanian carmaker and one that's had several ties with the French over the years - back in 1999, the Ea

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