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GM's Big Upgrade, ‘Game of Thrones’' Unsatisfying End, New! 2019-05-20 19:50:47Catch up on the most important news from today in two minutes or less.

GM Gives All Its Vehicles a New Soul New! 2019-05-20 10:30:00GM's new "electronic platform" offers five times the bandwidth and compute power of its predecessor, to deliver better maps and new accessories.

Want to Bike Cross-Country? Some Old Rails Could 2019-05-19 07:00:00The Rails to Trails Conservancy is trying to assemble a 3,700-mile route that crosses 12 states. It needs help in Wyoming.

Another Fatal Tesla Autopilot Crash and More Car 2019-05-19 07:00:00The NTSB said a Tesla Model 3 had its Autopilot engaged when it collided with a truck in Florida in March, killing the driver.

Building a Bus Map When There Are No 2019-05-18 07:00:00Citizen groups in Beirut, Nairobi, Cairo and other cities are crowdsourcing maps of informal bus networks to encourage transit use.

A Fatal Tesla Autopilot Crash, Rising Methane Levels, 2019-05-16 18:33:42Catch up on the most important news today in two minutes or less.

Tesla’s Latest Autopilot Death Looks Just Like a 2019-05-16 17:46:31A Florida man was killed March 1 when his Tesla collided with a tractor trailer that was crossing its path. A government report says the Autopilot fea

Lilium's 36-Motor Flying Taxi Takes Off for the 2019-05-16 03:01:00The latest aircraft vying for a piece of the not-quite-realized aeromobility space takes a big step toward becoming a reality.

VW Will Make Its Own Batteries to Power 2019-05-15 17:53:18The German automaker plans 70 electric models by 2028. So it's building a gigafactory to ensure it has enough batteries.

Daimler Plans to Make Its Cars Carbon Neutral 2019-05-14 08:00:00The carmaker's new climate plan is bold—for a company. But it falls short of recommended emissions cuts and shows the limits of corporate self-

Why Uber Is Fighting Cities Over Data About 2019-05-13 07:00:00Los Angeles and other cities want detailed data on the shared scooters on their streets. Uber, Lyft and other companies fear a Trojan horse that could

Uber's Underwhelming IPO, Lyft Earnings and More Car 2019-05-12 09:00:00A decade after it was founded, Uber went public. Its shares fell almost 8% on their first day of trading.

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GM moves closer to securing tax break for New! 2019-05-20 14:13:18The Missouri Senate passed a package of incentives backed by Gov. Mike Parson that would provide GM with $50 million in tax credits over 10 years in r

Tesla shares, bonds take a hit as investors New! 2019-05-20 14:01:32Tesla's stock price and bonds tumbled Monday as investors worried about the automaker's cash burn, sales outlook and problems with an Autopilot syst

GM: Most vehicles to get over-the-air upgrade tech New! 2019-05-20 12:33:47The company's new electronic systems, designed to securely handle software downloads from the internet, will be capable of handling up to 4.5 te

Jaguar Land Rover posts first profit in 4 New! 2019-05-20 11:46:13Jaguar Land Rover expects cost reductions, led by job cuts, and a turnaround in China, where inventories have been trimmed, to shore up turnaround eff

Ford plans 7,000 salaried job cuts by September, New! 2019-05-20 09:15:52"Saying goodbye to colleagues is difficult," CEO Jim Hackett writes to employees.

U.S., Japan officials meeting to advance trade talks, New! 2019-05-20 08:07:06U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer will visit Japan on May 24 to meet Economy Minister Toshimitsu Motegi to accelerate trade talks ahead of a

Nissan's credit rating hit by negative outlook New! 2019-05-20 07:58:15S&P Global Ratings placed the automaker’s rating on negative watch after it issued a weaker earnings outlook and said there is a more than o

Next Mitsubishi CEO says U.S. exit 'probably' not 2019-05-20 06:39:03Takao Kato, who helped establish Mitsubishi's joint manufacturing plant with Chrysler in Illinois some three decades ago, conceded Mitsubishi's U.S.

CEO: Nissan performance is hitting ‘rock bottom' 2019-05-20 00:00:01Nissan CEO Hiroto Saikawa has a plan to bring Nissan back in the U.S. and globally. But he says it's going to take years.

Sales staffers sue Hendrick, await class-action ruling 2019-05-20 00:00:01The Florida lawsuit against Hendrick Automotive Group and 33 former Rick Hendrick Chevrolet Naples employees alleges the company and dealership fraudu

Turning a liability — a mothballed plant — 2019-05-11 00:00:01FCA's fast-moving plan to turn a brownfield into a vehicle assembly plant is a reminder that mothballed plants can enable an automaker to chop months

Startup suggests verifying self-driving cars like computer chips 2019-05-11 00:00:01The Israeli startup wants the auto and tech industries to reconsider the way self-driving systems are vetted and validated.

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The Ford Focus ST Wagon and 8 Other 2019-05-19 04:00:36Ford just unveiled the second generation of the Focus ST Wagon, and unless you live outside the confines of the United States, you can’t have it

Tesla Model Y Styling Breakdown: A Designer’s Take 2019-05-18 04:00:20Elon Musk’s master plan has always had the Model 3 circled in fat red ink as Tesla’s mega-selling, do-or-die affordable car. But since the

Porsche Goes Classic Hollywood at Luftgekuhlt 6 2019-05-18 01:17:10It was all a Marty McFly dream, right? One random Saturday morning, hundreds of classic Porsches pull in to surround the Hill Valley town square set f

5 Things I Learned From a Quick Spin 2019-05-17 17:16:12The Tesla Model 3 is often seen as a game changer in the automotive industry. It battles the BMW 3 Series and offers at least 240 miles of range on el

5 Reasons to Choose the 2019 Ford F-150 2019-05-17 14:31:01Buyers who want a 2019 Ford F-150 with back seats have two cab choices: the F-150 SuperCrew with a full-size rear passenger area, or the smaller F-150

How the Humvee Compares to the New Oshkosh 2019-05-17 13:15:51May 18 is Armed Forces Day, so to honor the 1.4 million Americans who serve, we’re taking you back to one of the heaviest duty, up-armored compa

Refreshing or Revolting: 2020 Cadillac CT5 2019-05-17 12:09:08As consumer demand shifts to crossovers, Cadillac has revamped its entire sedan strategy. Instead of making “tweener” vehicles, Cadillac w

Classic Comparo: Camaro SS 1LE vs. Challenger R/T 2019-05-17 12:05:00Performance Ponycar Showdown The post Classic Comparo: Camaro SS 1LE vs. Challenger R/T Scat Pack vs. Mustang GT appeared first on Motortrend.

2020 Ford Police Interceptor Hybrid Review: 2020 Explorer 2019-05-17 06:00:37Yup, I’ve already been in the latest cop car. As the old joke goes, I was in the front seat—not the back. In fact, I am one of the first c

6 Cool Electric-Tech Features of the Mercedes-Benz EQC 2019-05-17 04:00:37The EQC isn’t just a new SUV from Mercedes-Benz—it’s the start of a completely new line of electric cars from the luxury automaker.

Uber IPO Gives Company a Value of $81.4 2019-05-10 15:00:25Uber began trading as a public company at $42 per share Friday, nearly 7% below its initial public offering price on an already volatile day for the m

Refreshing or Revolting: 2020 Lincoln Corsair 2019-05-10 07:00:58Just like it did with the Navigator, Aviator, and Nautilus, Lincoln has gone in a new direction with its small crossover to match the new nomencl

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Ford axing 7,000 white collar workers New! 2019-05-20 13:49:00Ford said on Monday (20 May) it was laying off about 7,000 workers, about 10% of its global workforce, as part of a restructuring plan designed to sav

ACEA still opposes US-proposed anti-WTO trade rules New! 2019-05-20 13:17:00The European Automobile Manufacturers' Association (ACEA) on Monday (20 May) reiterated its "opposition to any trade-restrictive measures that are i

Tata's Jaguar Land Rover back in the black New! 2019-05-20 11:49:00In a reversal of fortunes that surely will please owner Tata Motors, Britain's Jaguar Land Rover has booked a pre-tax profit after three consecutive

Higher costs hit Russian polymer supplier's Q1 result New! 2019-05-20 09:37:00Russia's R&P Polyplastic, which supplies polymer materials mainly to local automakers, said it booked a "considerable increase" in sales v

Denso eyes higher stake and powertrain sale to New! 2019-05-20 08:26:00Denso and powertrain supplier Aisan have reached a basic agreement, following a directors' meeting today (20 May) to begin studying increasing D

Honda R&D to collaborate with CiNet on mobility New! 2019-05-20 08:17:00Honda R&D, Honda Motor's research and development subsidiary announced it had begun to collaborate with the Center for Information and Neura

Mitsubishi and Here team on lane hazard warning New! 2019-05-20 07:34:00Mitsubishi Electric and Here Technologies have successfully piloted a system enabling vehicles to automatically warn others about upcoming road hazard

Renault unveils autonomous Ez-Pod 2019-05-20 06:41:00Renault has unveiled Ez-Pod, an exploratory electric and autonomous vehicle for on-demand travel across short distances.

Mercedes reveals new safety concept vehicle 2019-05-20 05:54:00Daimler's Mercedes-Benz Cars has unveiled a new concept/experimental vehicle to show off "safety ideas for a new mobility".

BorgWarner unveils Onboard Battery Charger 2019-05-20 05:41:00BorgWarner has unveiled its Onboard Battery Charger (OBC), adding to the company's portfolio of technologies for plug-in hybrid and pure-electric veh

Borealis opens new PP compounding plant in North 2019-05-17 12:32:00Borealis, which supplies polyolefins and base chemicals to the auto plastics industry, has officially opened a new polypropylene (PP) compounding plan

New US auto related tariffs on hold for 2019-05-17 12:23:00President Trump has officially set a six-month deadline to negotiate national security issues with respect to imported automobiles and certa

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Genesis says it will off its V-8 engine New! 2019-05-20 14:00:00The V-8 engine will reportedly not be a part of Genesis' future as the brand looks at tightening emissions regulations around the globe. Car and Driv

Green cooking machine: Rivian R1T Overland concept sports New! 2019-05-20 13:00:00Rivian has been busy in the past few months, inking a partnership with Ford and preparing for vehicle production. However, the startup electric vehicl

2020 Lincoln Corsair priced: Much-improved MKC replacement starts New! 2019-05-20 11:45:00Lincoln has replaced the MKC with a much-improved model for 2020 dubbed the Corsair. It will go on sale later this year priced from $36,940, including

Ferrari hybrid, 2020 Karma Revero GT, 2020 Toyota New! 2019-05-20 11:00:00Ferrari will launch a new hybrid supercar on May 31, and the performance is expected to eclipse that of the LaFerrari, Ferrari's first hybrid. This s

Karma presents 2020 Revero GT in North America, New! 2019-05-20 09:45:00Following its world debut in April at Auto Shanghai 2019, the 2020 Kamra Revero GT has now been presented on local soil. The updated extended-range el

Get a taste of the explosive acceleration of New! 2019-05-20 08:30:00Ferrari is set to unveil a hybrid supercar on May 31, and information gleaned from an invite to the unveiling recently mailed to loyal customers revea

TRD rolls out first parts for the 2020 New! 2019-05-20 07:45:00Let's not kid ourselves, the Toyota Supra is one of many poster children for aftermarket modifications. Toyota is very much aware of the car's statu

Terrorism concerns forced "The Grand Tour" to scrap New! 2019-05-20 07:00:00The original “Top Gear” specials were always popular, as they would see hosts Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May create laughs

VW's new entry-level crossover for US to be 2019-05-20 06:00:00The United States misses out on the compact T-Roc crossover SUV, but local Volkswagen fans can look forward to a similar sized offering from the Germa

Decision on pure electric BMW i8 reportedly coming 2019-05-20 03:00:00BMW just introduced an updated version of its i8 plug-in hybrid sports car for 2019, which means the automaker will soon need to think about plans for

Cheeky VW advertises manual transmission as anti-theft device 2019-05-19 08:00:00Driving a car equipped with a manual transmission these days is something of a rarity among the public, but this rarity has turned into something posi

Bentley Continental GT is luxurious inside, terrifying outside 2019-05-19 04:00:00A Bentley Continental GT is probably the last vehicle we'd imagine for a tank conversion. Yet, here we are. YouTube channel AcademeG, based in Russia

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Driverless cars will improve traffic flow by at 2019-05-20 06:01:29 Tristan Shale-Hester 2019-05-20 12:25 A fleet of autonomous cars working together will be able to improve traffic flow by at leas

Limited edition Mazda CX-3 GT SportNav+ announced 2019-05-20 05:03:38 Luke Wilkinson 2019-05-20 10:05 The new special edition Mazda CX-3 GT SportNav+ arrives with a range of unique styling features a

Mercedes ESF Concept shows brand's vision of an 2019-05-20 03:37:40 Tristan Shale-Hester 2019-05-20 09:00 Mercedes has unveiled a new autonomous concept car based on the GLE, and it comes with a va

Part-worn tyres putting motorists’ lives at risk, councils 2019-05-17 12:37:53 Tristan Shale-Hester 2019-05-18 00:01 Nearly half of part-worn tyres being sold in some areas are illegal, putting drivers’

'We need a British motor show to inspire 2019-05-17 11:18:20 Mike Rutherford 2019-05-18 18:00 A British motor show is needed to help educate and inspire the future generations interested in

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Limited-run BMW M5 Edition 35 Years announced 2019-05-17 10:08:14 Luke Wilkinson 2019-05-17 15:10 To celebrate the 35th anniversary of the BMW M5, the German brand has released a new special edit

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