Autos: News

Nissan Armada Mountain Patrol welcomes overlanding season

Friday  22:32,   18 may 2018
autoblog

Nissan is throwing another multi-day overlanding bash ahead of the Overland Expo West in Flagstaff, Arizona, this week. Last year, the carmaker debuted the Titan Project Basecamp overlanding pickup at the expo. This year — even though Nissan's[...]

Autonomous Vehicles Travel Further Into the Unknown

Friday  22:31,   18 may 2018
automobilemag

And the risks are[...]

Subaru Crosstrek Plug-in Hybrid Coming for 2019 with Toyota Tech

Friday  22:31,   18 may 2018
msn

A number of green-car buyers were disappointed when Subaru chose not to offer a hybrid version with the launch of its second-generation Crosstrek last year. While the original Crosstrek Hybrid wasn’t very good and failed to meet expectations, there[...]

BMW CSL Returns, Will Replace GTS On "Appropriate" Models

Friday  18:41,   18 may 2018
motor1

BMW's hottest M cars will borrow a name from the history books. BMW is switching up its nomenclature, but don’t worry, this is actually good news. Instead of making things more complicated than they already are – we still aren’t sure why the 40i [...]

This 2017 Ford GT Is Mysteriously Up For Auction And Ford Has Questions

Friday  18:41,   18 may 2018
jalopnik

A silver 2017 Ford GT with black racing stripes is on the front of the Mecum Auctions website as of this writing, with a “main attraction” banner across its photo. But that auction could be a breach of Ford’s customer agreement on the GT, which got[...]

GMC Sierra 2500 HD Single Cab Spied Getting Ready For Work

Friday  16:56,   18 may 2018
motor1

The Single Cab body is all about getting the job done, not hauling the family around. GMC is hard at work developing the next-gen Sierra HD family of pickups, and these shots catch the brand testing the 2500 Single Cab variant. They're a perfect[...]

GM's Next Battle With Ford: Really Big Pickups

Thursday  22:56,   17 may 2018
online.wsj

The business of big work trucks is bigger than ever, opening up a new front in the market-share battle between GM and Ford, which dominate the production of these multitasking pickups. A strong economy and the December tax overhaul are helping lift[...]

Hyundai Begins Work On Kona N, But It Hasn’t Been Approved Yet

Thursday  18:22,   17 may 2018
motor1

If greenlighted, it will likely get the i30 N's 2.0-liter turbo.Hyundai’s N performance division is aggressively expanding its lineup, which may soon include the brand’s first-ever sports crossover, the Kona N. In fact, a prototype of such a[...]

Audi aims at 800,000 Electrics in 2025

Thursday  18:22,   17 may 2018
wheels.ca

Audi is aiming for sales of approximately 800,000 electric cars and plug-in hybrids in the year 2025. At the recent annual general meeting of AUDI AG, the Board of Management presented the updated “Audi.Vorsprung.2025.”[...]

The Cadillac ATS Retires from the Canadian Market

Thursday  18:21,   17 may 2018
msn

Last week, news started circulating about the demise of the ATS sedan, but GM Canada has just confirmed that the ATS coupe will be axed as well. In order to get its assembly plants ready for a new generation of Cadillac sedans, the compact ATS won’t [...]

The Engineer Behind the Ford GT Has Left for JLR

Thursday  18:16,   17 may 2018
roadandtrack

Jamal Hameedi, lead engineer at Ford Performance from 2013 to 2018, has taken on a new role at Jaguar Land Rover Special Vehicle OperationsHameedi was an important figure at Ford Performance, as he presided over development of the GT supercar, the[...]

Chevrolet Sonic Becomes the Latest Car to Get Axed

Thursday  18:16,   17 may 2018
msn

Another week, another car for which the bell tolls. Not long after Ford said it would drop most of its cars in North America and General Motors signaled the end for the Cadillac ATS sedan , Chevrolet has just announced that it will end sale of the[...]

Trucker Putin opens Russian bridge to annexed Crimea

Thursday  17:16,   17 may 2018
autoblog

Russian President Vladimir Putin is fond of activities that accentuate his manliness, like bare-chested horseback riding, not-bare-chested polar exploration, and promoting the Russian limousine and wicked-looking armored car industries. Now he has[...]

Nevada Cops Find $300,000 McLaren 720S Crashed In The Desert With No Owner In Sight

Wednesday  21:35,   16 may 2018
jalopnik

This world abounds with mysteries. This world abounds with mysteries. The Yeti, for instance. The fate of D.B. Cooper. Stevie Wonder. Add to the list his McLaren 720S, its roof halfway caved in and much of the car yard sale’d across the[...]

Lexus Grabs LQ Trademark, Possibly For Flagship Crossover

Wednesday  21:31,   16 may 2018
motor1

This could be the LF-1 Limitless come to life. If you take a look at the Lexus lineup, you’ll notice something about how it names its models – if you consider two-letter combinations names. Across its lineup, Lexus denotes its flagship model with[...]