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Ford's upcoming small off-road crossover SUV

Ford files trademarks for Maverick, Timberline names

Ford has big plans to expand its SUV and crossover lineup, and the Maverick and Timberline names could be in the mix. The automaker filed to trademark both names, first discovered by Car and Driver last Thursday. We know Ford has plans for a baby Bronco of sorts, and the Maverick name seems to be... read more

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Volkswagen Groupe CEO Herbert Diess

VW and Chinese partner launch SOL EV brand in China

Volkswagen has joined numerous other automakers by offering a China-only brand dedicated to electric cars. On Tuesday, VW introduced the SOL brand for electric vehicles at... read more April 27, 2018 by


 
BMW Designworks Virgin Hyperloop One passenger capsule concept

BMW shows off Virgin Hyperloop passenger capsule

A handful of companies are battling to bring the first production Hyperloop to life, and Virgin Hyperloop One continues to appear as the frontrunner. The company partnered... read more April 26, 2018 by


 
2018 Ford Mustang Shelby GT350

Ford will prune passenger car lineup to just 2 models in North America

Get ready to say goodbye to beloved nameplates such as the Fusion and Taurus, as well as the Fiesta, as Ford has confirmed that its passenger car lineup will be pruned to... read more April 26, 2018 by


 
GM 9-speed automatic transmission

Ford says no thanks to GM's 9-speed automatic

After General Motors and Ford committed to co-developing new 9- and 10-speed automatic transmissions, Ford has passed on the former. Per the agreement, Ford took on work for... read more April 24, 2018 by


 
New York City skyline (by Flickr user AngMoKio)

Cars to be banned from New York's Central Park

The scenery of Central Park will soon be car-free after Mayor Bill de Blasio announced the changes coming in a few months. In the process, Central Park, one of New York... read more April 24, 2018 by


 
Amazon In-Car Delivery Option

Amazon will now deliver packages to your car

Select Amazon shoppers now have a new option for delivery of their purchases: the trunk of their car. Amazon announced the new service on Tuesday and it will roll out for... read more April 24, 2018 by


 
Porsche Mission E concept electric car

Porsche plans for network of fast chargers for Mission E in US

Porsche will come out next year with an electric car based on its Mission E concept from the 2015 Frankfurt auto show. The automaker doesn't want potential owners to worry... read more April 20, 2018 by


 
Jay Leno drives a Chinese-made Hongqi

Byton could help revive brand that built Chairman Mao's limo

A historic Chinese brand could come back to life with help from Byton, the electric car startup based in the country. China's state-owned FAW Group said it's working with... read more April 20, 2018 by


 
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Report: Porsche powertrain boss arrested in relation to diesel scandal

Jörg Kerner, who was promoted to the head of powertrains at Porsche in 2011, was arrested in relation to the Volkswagen Group's diesel scandal, a person familiar with... read more April 20, 2018 by


 
2019 Volvo XC40 First Drive

Could Volvo get its engines from Daimler?

Mercedes-Benz parent company Daimler supplying engines to Volvo could be just one area of cooperation following the February deal that saw Li Shufu, the owner of Volvo parent... read more April 20, 2018 by


 
Volkswagen ID Buzz concept, 2017 Los Angeles auto show

Volkswagen to install 2,000 fast chargers across US by end of 2019

Volkswagen and its Electrify America unit announced plans to install 2,000 fast chargers at 500 stations across the country by the end of 2019. VW's announcement on Wednesday... read more April 19, 2018 by


 
Johan de Nysschen

Cadillac President Johan de Nysschen departs brand

A major executive shuffle played out on Wednesday as General Motors announced Cadillac President Johan de Nysschen is leaving the brand, effective immediately. Replacing the... read more April 18, 2018 by


 
Traffic in China

China will scrap ownership limits on foreign automakers by 2022

Since 1994, China has mandated foreign automakers to create joint-ventures with domestic companies to regulate ownership limits. The foreign companies have been limited to no... read more April 17, 2018 by


 
Goodyear EfficientGrip Performance prototype tire with Electric Drive Technology

Goodyear developing tires for needs of electric cars

Tires are a critical component of the driving experience, and electric cars bring their own challenges. Battery-electric vehicles weigh more, produce greater torque than... read more April 16, 2018 by


 
Herbert Diess

VW Group ousts CEO, names Diess as replacement, announces restructuring

Volkswagen Group has ousted CEO Matthias Müller and replaced him with Herbert Diess, previously CEO of the Volkswagen brand within the larger 12-brand corporation. The... read more April 12, 2018 by


 
 

 
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