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Richard Branson with Virgin Hyperloop One executives

Hyperloop One rebrands as Virgin Hyperloop One following sizable investment

The CEO of both Tesla and SpaceX, Elon Musk, may have initially proposed the idea of the Hyperloop, but the legendary entrepreneur only began work on his own Hyperloop system recently after offering the idea to the world a four years ago as an open-source project of sorts. In the meantime, a...

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Land Rover Discovery SVX concept, 2017 Frankfurt auto show

A hardcore SVX Land Rover Defender might be in the works

It's unclear what the next-generation Land Rover Defender will bring when it finally arrives—Land Rover says it's "not far away"—but we do know the brand is... read more 10 hours ago by


 
Engineering Explained walks us through self-healing paint protection

How protective car film works

Most people aren't willing to grab a brass brush and drag it across a body panel on their fresh, clean car. Jason Fenske from Engineering Explained is here to do just that to... read more 11 hours ago by


 
Believed to be a re-creation, ’26 Ford Frontenac will cross the block at Branson Auction

When Chevrolet made Ford a better car for racing

Henry Ford may have put the world on wheels, but, as strange as it may seem, it was Louis Chevrolet who made Ford’s Model T’s into winning racing cars. One such... read more 11 hours ago by


 
2018 Audi R8 V10 RWS

Audi's future might not include V-10, W-12 engines; V-8 safe for awhile

Audi, like many other automotive brands, will focus on electrification and self-driving technology in the future. But, a shift in thinking will likely come at the expense of... read more 12 hours ago by


 
2019 Volkswagen Jetta spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

2019 Volkswagen Jetta spy shots

Volkswagen’s Jetta is about to be redesigned, as evidenced by the recent sighting of a prototype. The current Jetta, the nameplate's sixth iteration, has been on sale... read more 13 hours ago by


 
Mercedes-Benz EQA concept, 2017 Frankfurt auto show

Chinese-made Minis, Mercedes electrification plans, rotary return: Today’s Car News

Minis are already produced in the United Kingdom and the Netherlands. Soon we may be able to add China to that list as the BMW Group is allegedly in talks with a Chinese... read more 14 hours ago by


 
2017 Honda Civic Type R

One of these cars will be Motor Authority's Best Car To Buy 2018

History may record these as the best days for drivers. It is the era before emissions standards eliminate the internal combustion engine and before the autonomous car. It's... read more 15 hours ago by


 
Page from leaked owner’s manual for 2018 Jeep Wrangler - Image via JL Wrangler Forums

Numerous details revealed in leaked owner’s manual for 2018 Jeep Wrangler

Jeep’s Wrangler is about to undergo its first redesign since the JK was introduced for 2007. Prototypes have been testing for a while and at next month’s 2017 Los... read more 16 hours ago by


 
Ferrari Portofino

Ferrari introduces new weight-saving measures with Portofino

Ferrari’s Portofino may be closely related to its California T predecessor, but the car is significantly different in that it introduces new construction methods that... read more 17 hours ago by


 
Rotary engine

Rotary could return in both sports car and extended-range EV, says Mazda exec

Mazda is committed to the rotary, though whether the unique engine design is used to directly power a sports car or serve as a range-extender for an electric car remains to... read more 18 hours ago by


 
Mercedes-Benz EQA concept, 2017 Frankfurt auto show

Mercedes-Benz electrification plans: charting the changes

Mercedes-Benz is currently constructing a battery plant in Kamenz, Germany, the second of five such plants that will be in operation in three continents by the start of the... read more 20 hours ago by


 
Mini production in Oxford, United Kingdom

Your next Mini could come from China

Your next Mini could be sourced from a plant in China if a report from Bloomberg proves accurate. Mini’s BMW Group parent is allegedly in talks with Chinese automaker... read more 23 hours ago by


 
McLaren P1 GTR vs Ferrari FXX K

It's McLaren P1 GTR and Ferrari FXX K track time

When two hypercars take to the track to stretch their legs, it's time to put down everything and strap in for the ride. Today, it's the McLaren P1 GTR and the Ferrari FXX K... read more October 15, 2017 by


 
2018 Jaguar XEL

Long-wheelbase Jaguar XEL debuts in China

Jaguar’s lineup has spawned its second long-wheelbase sedan in the form of the XEL, based on the XE small sedan. The first was the XF-based XFL introduced in 2016. Like... read more October 15, 2017 by


 
First-generation Dodge Viper

Learn how Lamborghini helped engineer the Dodge Viper's V-10

The Dodge Viper has once again departed the automotive landscape, but it won't be forgotten anytime soon. Why? Because it represented one of the purest sports cars a Detroit... read more October 14, 2017 by


 
2018 Land Rover Range Rover Velar first drive

Range Rover Velar tested, Mercedes-Benz GLS spied, Lamborghini LM002 revisited: This Week’s Top Photos

SUVs are clearly in vogue right now and destined to be one of the most popular in the luxury segment is the 2018 Land Rover Range Rover Velar. It combines stunning looks... read more October 13, 2017 by


 
1979 Pontiac Firebird Trans Am with 65 miles

This time capsule 1979 Pontiac Trans Am has been driven just 65 miles

Pontiac's days of building excitement are long gone, though they arguably faded into the sunset long before the division was axed in 2009. Yet, classic Pontiac cars still... read more October 13, 2017 by


 
2014 Volkswagen Scirocco

Volkswagen kills the Scirocco hatchback coupe

It's time to pour one out for Volkswagen's long-running two-door hatchback "coupe," the Scirocco. Volkswagen officially announced the Scirocco's demise and said it will not... read more October 13, 2017 by


 
Polestar high-performance electrified coupe concept

Polestar cuts the crap with new electric performance coupe teaser

Polestar is being blunt with the latest teaser for its upcoming electrified performance coupe. In the new video, the former Volvo in-house tuning division explains its ethos... read more October 13, 2017 by


 
2017 Mercedes-Benz G550 4x4² (European spec)

Better order now: Mercedes-Benz G550 4x4² production set to end

Have your eye on a brand new Mercedes-Benz G550 4x4²? Take action soon because the German luxury brand announced production will cease at the end of October. The rugged... read more October 13, 2017 by


 
 

 
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