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Gunther Werks Speedster, Gordon Murray T.50s, 2022 Mercedes-Benz 2021-02-27 08:00:00California's Gunther Werks returned this week with another carbon-bodied stunner based on the 993-generation 911. This time the company delivered a w

GTO Engineering's Moderna is like a classic Ferrari 2021-02-27 06:00:00GTO Engineering, an expert restorer of classic Ferraris based in the United Kingdom, recently tested the waters with its own sports car matching the s

Ring Brothers 1968 Mercury Cougar combines old school 2021-02-26 15:00:00Wisconsin-based hot rod builders Ring Brothers are known for their resto mods. Mike and Jim Ring specialize in taking old cars and revitalizing them w

2021 Cadillac Escalade, 2022 Mercedes-Benz C-Class, Vettel's Ferraris: 2021-02-26 14:00:00We got another shot in the 2021 Cadillac Escalade, Sebastien Vettel is selling his Ferraris, and Mercedes-Benz unveiled the 2022 C-Class. It's the We

Most US buyers of the Porsche 911 GT3 2021-02-26 13:08:00While car enthusiasts are quick to profess their love for manual transmissions, sales figures often disappoint. That's not the case with the 2022 Por

Preview: 2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee L is an 2021-02-26 11:30:00Jeep will go from no three-row SUVs to offering two in very short order. The new 2021 Grand Cherokee L starts sales this summer followed by the Wagone

Glickenhaus 007 LMH, 2022 Infiniti QX60, 2022 Mercedes-Benz 2021-02-26 11:00:00The new season of the World Endurance Championship is nearly upon us, and this time there's the new top class Le Mans Hypercars. There's also an Ame

Nissan could release a car with an engine 2021-02-26 10:00:00Nissan is developing an engine for road cars that could reach 50% thermal efficiency, meaning the potential for much more fuel-efficient cars. An engi

Flying taxi startup Joby Aviation to go public 2021-02-26 08:45:00It's not just electric-vehicle startups taking advantage of the current interest surrounding SPAC deals, or reverse mergers as the deals are also ref

Next Mercedes-Benz AMG C63 will reportedly be a 2021-02-26 08:00:00Mercedes-Benz this week unveiled its redesigned 2022 C-Class and once again the nameplate will offer a high-performance C63 developed by the Mercedes-

Preview: 2022 Infiniti QX60 arrives soon with 295-hp 2021-02-26 07:00:00A redesigned Infiniti QX60 will arrive on the scene later this year and the first details on the mid-size crossover SUV have been revealed. The new QX

SCG 007 Le Mans Hypercar revealed, and she's 2021-02-26 06:00:00In 1967, Ford and its GT40 took first place overall in the 24 Hours of Le Mans. No American team racing its own car has done so since, but that could

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More XPeng EVs head to Norway 2021-02-04 11:12:00XPeng has shipped a second batch of over 200 G3 smart electric SUVs to Norway. This follows an earlier initial batch of 100 in December 2020.

Ford terminates EV plans with Zotye 2021-02-04 09:45:00Ford has decided to terminate plans to launch electric vehicle joint ventures with China's Zotye Auto.

UK CV sales off to a good start 2021-02-04 08:53:00The UK new light commercial vehicle (LCV) market enjoyed growth in the first month of 2021, according to data from the Society of Motor Manufacturers

Constellium planning a recycling investment in Europe 2021-02-04 08:09:00Constellium on Thursday announced it was in the advanced planning stages of an investment to increase its recycling capacity in Europe.

Scania to test self-driving trucks on motorways 2021-02-04 06:18:00Scania has been granted permission by the Swedish Transport Agency to test self-driving trucks on the E4 motorway between Södertälje and J&o

Perodua targets record sales and output in 2021 2021-02-04 06:04:00Perodua, Malaysia's second national car company, said it aimed to increase sales by 9% to 240,000 vehicles in 2021 from 220,163 units in 2020.

UK car market down 39.5% in January 2021-02-04 06:00:00New car sales in the UK were down almost 40% in January as showroom closures due to population lockdowns stifled demand.

GM Korea to cut output due to chip 2021-02-04 05:33:00GM Korea said it would cut production by 50% at one of its three plants from next week due to the global shortage of semiconductors.

Valeo commits to carbon neutrality by 2050 2021-02-04 03:39:00Valeo says it is committed to achieving carbon neutrality by 2050 and will have reached 45% of its objective by 2030.

Chips shortage hits four GM plants 2021-02-03 12:34:00General Motors has become the latest automaker hit by the global shortage of semiconductor chips as it said on Wednesday it would take down production

Kia to sign EV deal with Apple - 2021-02-03 12:24:00Kia reportedly will sign a KRW4 trillion (US$3.59bn) deal with Apple to build electric vehicles.

Daimler to split into two 2021-02-03 10:52:00Daimler announced on Wednesday it plans separation into two "pure-play" companies and a majority listing of Daimler Truck to "accelerate into a zer

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Stellantis Laying off 150 Jeep Employees in Illinois 2021-02-25 19:20:49Jeep is laying off 150 workers that would have otherwise been employed at its Belvidere Assembly Plant, which actually produces the Jeep Cherokee inst

Mail’s Here: USPS Picks Oshkosh Defense NGDV 2021-02-25 17:00:59The United States Postal Service (USPS) has revealed its new mail truck after a 6-year competition, selecting the duck-billed option from Wisconsin-ba

NASCAR Ready For Circuit of The Americas Races 2021-02-25 14:16:59NASCAR’s inaugural run at the Circuit of The Americas in Austin, Texas will take place May 21-23, and Speedway Motorsports, the event organizer,

Woulda, Coulda, Shoulda: Ford CEO Calls for U.S. 2021-02-25 14:11:40On Wednesday, Ford CEO Jim Farley told attendees of the Wolfe Research Auto Conference that the United States needs to start building batteries f

Buell Motorcycles is Back From the Dead 2021-02-25 09:00:42EBR Motorcycles of Grand Rapids, Michigan, in 2020 acquired Buell and is bringing the storied brand back to life. Models are currently in production,

Land Rover Defender of the Faith 2021-02-24 19:59:33The Land Rover Defender, absent from the U.S. for a quarter of a century, has made its return in both a 90 and 110 super size. Available from 296 HP m

Hyundai Reportedly Using SK Batteries for Ioniq 5 2021-02-24 16:00:07We recently published an article about Hyundai’s upcoming Ioniq 5 EV and closed by suggesting it might be desirable that North America wouldn&rs

Rare Rides: The 2012 Maybach 57 S Coupe 2021-02-24 15:30:49Today’s Rare Ride is a custom-built version of an already-exclusive car. Originally a large sedan, Xenatec’s 57 S coupe was built only in

Hyundai Recalling LG Batteries, Who’s to Blame? 2021-02-24 14:45:13Hyundai will be recalling 82,000 electric vehicles sold around the world due to a presumed fire risk and its getting a little ugly, though t

On Tiger Woods, Auto Journalism, and Clickbait 2021-02-24 12:37:25Golf legend Tiger Woods was involved in a nasty one-car accident yesterday. He survived, but he suffered serious injuries, and his golf career might b

Cooper Go Goes to Goodyear 2021-02-24 09:00:41Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company has announced that they are acquiring Cooper Tire & Rubber Company, strengthening their position in the market,

Hyundai Ioniq 5 Comes Out Looking Highly Conceptual 2021-02-23 18:30:00The Hyundai the Ioniq 5 compact crossover made its debut Monday evening and it’s another win for the brand’s styling department. Desp

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Startup plan takes hold at Ind. plant New! 2021-03-01 00:00:01The old Hummer plant in Mishawaka, Ind., has seen ventures come and go. It now has a well-financed startup on-site.

The latest numbers on auto production affected by New! 2021-03-01 00:00:01Here is the latest tally measuring the impact of the global microchip shortage on vehicle production, as provided by AutoForecast Solutions.

Carvana to add prep centers to turn cars New! 2021-03-01 00:00:01Customer demand is outstripping its ability to prepare vehicles for sale fast enough. The used-vehicle retailer plans to add 10 inspection and re

Step one: Find weak links in U.S. supply New! 2021-03-01 00:00:01President Joe Biden's directive to identify risks in the nation's critical lines is part of an effort to boost domestic manufacturing and addre

COVID-19 vaccines reaching auto plants, but challenges remain New! 2021-03-01 00:00:01Stellantis became the first automaker in the U.S. to begin vaccinating its hourly workers from COVID-19. But automakers have to deal with differe

New-school solution for recruiting auto techs New! 2021-03-01 00:00:01While other dealerships struggle to find technicians, Magic Toyota in Edmonds, Wash., is training its own techs in-house, hiring a full-time professor

Bidirectional EVs could lend a hand in power New! 2021-03-01 00:00:01Using two-way power, electric vehicles actually may help during a power crisis such as the one the one that afflicted Texas.

Polestar expands to mid-America New! 2021-03-01 00:00:01By the end of 2022, the electric vehicle maker hopes to have 35 stores in the U.S.

Nissan's Saikawa praises ex-boss Ghosn during trial New! 2021-03-01 00:00:01In the trial of former Nissan executive Greg Kelly, ex-CEO Hiroto Saikawa said he thought Carlos Ghosn deserved his generous retirement packages.

Dealer profits surge 48% to record in a New! 2021-03-01 00:00:01The 2020 figure blew by the industry's previous profit record for the average store, recorded in 2015.

Tavares warns Stellantis' Italian plant costs are twice 2021-02-27 04:58:25The Stellantis CEO said the problem was primarily not labor costs but production costs on FCA models that did not sell in anticipated number

How incentives revived Ontario 2021-02-27 00:00:01New multibillion dollar investment plans by the Detroit 3, combined with government incentives, show that Canada's global profile in the auto industr

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2021 Kia Carnival Pricing Announced, Undercuts Telluride Three-Row New! 2021-03-01 09:04:56If you want to purchase a Telluride as your next family car, good luck finding one without a ridiculous markup. $5,000 to $10,000 on top of the starti

2014 Pratt & Miller Chevrolet Corvette C7.R Going New! 2021-03-01 08:33:11Two seasons on race tracks across America, class victories at the 53rd Rolex 24 at Daytona and the 63rd Mobil 1 12 Hours of Sebring, and ten top-five

Zero Motorcycles-Powered Polaris Ranger Side-by-Side Coming in Early New! 2021-03-01 07:34:09In September last year, electric motorcycle manufacturer Zero announced a partnership with Polaris to create new electric vehicles. Almost six months

1970 Dodge Charger Restomod Packs 667 HP, Costs New! 2021-03-01 07:14:05What type of car would you buy with just under $300,000? Would it be the ultra-aerodynamic McLaren 720S, the glorious Ferrari F8 Tributo, or perhaps a

Modded BMW M5 Shows Lamborghini Who's Boss, Takes New! 2021-03-01 07:05:20The abundance of videos showcasing the Tesla Model S giving supercars a run for their money might make one overlook the might of super-sedans that rel

VW Highest-Ups Pretend They Want Your Opinion on New! 2021-03-01 06:59:46It's hard to say whether the rollout of Volkswagen's ID.3 electric hatchback is going according to plan since we don't really know what Wolfsburg'

Porsche 911 GT3s Rendered in Exotic Paint-to-Sample Colors New! 2021-03-01 06:22:06The all-new Porsche 911 GT3 is available in 14 colors ranging from no-cost hues like Guards Red and Racing Yellow to special finishes like Shark Blue

2020 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 Races Tuned Porsche, New! 2021-03-01 05:47:40The Carrera S incarnation of the Porsche 911 is not your usual straight-line racing suspect, with that role going to the Turbo (S). Nevertheless, sinc

Uncle Sam Smirks as Corvette C7 Z06 Takes New! 2021-03-01 05:18:35If there’s one American car that needs not live in fear of Japanese imports and various exotics, it’s the Corvette. Whether it’s the

One-Off Porsche Taycan “Queen of the Night” Hits New! 2021-03-01 05:17:30You wouldn’t be wrong to assume that a Porsche Taycan, the first purely electric sports car from the maker, is pretty special in its own right.

Tesla Model S Drag Races W12 Bentley Continental New! 2021-03-01 05:17:11Over the many years the Model S has been around, Tesla's top sedan has raced against all sorts of cars, each trying to prove that gas-powered engines

1992 Toyota Supra White Package Is as Pure New! 2021-03-01 05:16:48It’s been ages since the Toyota Supra first came to be, but the moniker keeps stirring all kinds of emotions even now. True to its name ("supra


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