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A Safety Board Faults Tesla and Regulators in 2020-02-25 19:39:31The National Transportation Safety Board says the automaker should restrict use of its Autopilot feature and better detect when drivers are paying att

A Cruise Ship Quarantine, a Hunt for Cheaters, 2020-02-23 09:00:00Plus: A new helicopter ditches the traditional tail rotor for four fans, which could make the devices safer and quieter.

A Cobalt Crisis Could Put the Brakes on 2020-02-22 10:00:00First it was lithium, now it's cobalt. Factories are churning out only so many batteries, and it's creating a bottleneck. 

Bell's New Design Could Make Helicopters Quieter—and Safer 2020-02-22 07:00:00The new aircraft, which ditches the noisy tail rotor for four fans, may also be a step toward electric-powered flight.

New Uber Rules, Bomber-Inspired Jet Design, and More 2020-02-18 17:59:04Catch up on the most important news from today in two minutes or less.

New Data Backs Up Details in a Fatal 2020-02-18 16:43:51Newly released documents confirm that the driver experienced a glitch multiple times before the deadly crash, though it’s unclear whether he rep

Uber Changes Its Rules, and Drivers Adjust Their 2020-02-18 07:00:00In response to a new law, the ride-hail service shows California drivers where a ride would go and how much it would pay. Drivers are learning when to

How a Street-Smart Supercar Got Ready for the 2020-02-17 08:00:00To build an NSX for racing, Acura had to "dumb down" its model by omitting its smartest part: the electric motor.

Augmented Reality From the Driver's Seat, and More 2020-02-16 09:00:00Plus: Retailers aim to improve delivery performance, and Airbus displays a model of a new blended-wing plane.

Airbus' Blended-Wing Maveric Hits the Skies 2020-02-16 07:00:00Starting with the small-scale model 'Maveric', the planemaker says this new design could produce major efficiency gains.

Vexed by Missed Deliveries? Data-Savvy Tech Can Help 2020-02-15 07:00:00New services aim to ensure packages reach the right destination, on time, and preferably where someone is there to accept them. 

Uber and Lyft's Financials Reveal Two Ride-Hailing Strategies 2020-02-12 17:30:42For the moment, investors prefer Uber's broader global footprint and side hustles such as its Eats food delivery business.

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Honda CR-V hybrid priced to take on RAV4 2020-02-27 16:30:48When it hits dealer lots beginning March 1, it will be priced competitively — starting at $28,870, including shipping — against one of its

Pentagon reverses guidance on Military Lending Act rule 2020-02-27 14:44:22The change is a victory for dealers, many of whom effectively halted GAP sales to military customers for fear of running afoul of the rule.

Canadian EV startup ElectraMeccanica plans U.S. assembly plant, 2020-02-27 11:09:31The British Columbia-based automaker says it has narrowed its search to seven states and that the planned U.S. facility is expected to employ up to 20

Geneva show attendance dwindles as virus woes spread 2020-02-27 10:52:30As auto companies cut back on the number of executives attending the annual trade fair because of health concerns, the show's organizer said it is aw

China auto sales drop 19% in Jan., worse 2020-02-27 09:52:34Reflecting lower showroom traffic because of the Lunar New Year holiday and the emergence of the coronavirus, auto sales in China fell 19 percent in J

Ford takes electric scooter unit for a spin 2020-02-27 09:52:06Ford, which acquired Spin in 2018 for an undisclosed sum, wants to help the scooter company engage with city governments and understand the environmen

CATL aims to raise $2.85B for EV battery 2020-02-27 09:48:14CATL, China's top electric-vehicle battery maker, is seeking to raise up to 20 billion yuan ($2.85 billion) in a private placement of shares to fund

Tesla’s China registrations plummet as holiday, virus deter 2020-02-27 08:39:33While Tesla had bucked the trend in China’s waning electric-car market in the previous two months, the January drop shows the U.S. brand isn&rsq

Aston Martin's finance boss to leave as losses 2020-02-27 06:04:33The automaker predicted a decline in first-half revenue and said the market launch of its crucial DBX SUV was subject to any impact on the supply

Denso could halt some production at Spanish plant 2020-02-27 05:59:00Many parts needed to build cars in Spain are produced in China and if the coronavirus outbreak continues to hit supplies, automakers' production line

Calif.'s disengagement reports are here; they shouldn't be 2020-02-26 17:32:26The California Department of Motor Vehicles released a trove of documents related to the testing of self-driving technology on the state's public roa

GM autonomous vehicle cleared for testing 2020-02-26 16:17:32The California permit will allow Cruise to test under specific guidelines. The AV will be able to carry passengers as long as a safety driver is prese

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2020 Toyota Yaris XLE Hatchback First Test: More 2020-02-27 04:00:38There’s a long list of subcompact cars disappearing from the U.S. market this year. Despite declining sales, the 2020 Toyota Yaris presses on, e

2020 Kia Telluride S Long-Term Update 1: SX 2020-02-27 04:00:16If you’re in the market for a three-row SUV, the Kia Telluride should be on your list. From its victory in our SUV of the Year competition to mo

2021 Volkswagen Golf GTD and GTE Are the 2020-02-26 21:09:53Good news: Volkswagen is sending the all-new sporty eighth-generation Golf GTI to America. The probably not-so-bad news to everyone but a handful of e

Previously Weak Subaru Crosstrek Getting a More Powerful 2020-02-26 20:13:24Subaru fans and reviewers like us have been asking the automaker for a more powerful Crosstrek for some time, and now we’re all finally getting

2021 Volkswagen Golf GTI MkVIII Keeps Its Manual 2020-02-26 18:01:20Despite Volkswagen’s harried push toward electrification, the automaker is letting one key sleeping dog in its stable lie: The iconic Golf GTI.

NTSB Chairman Has Scathing Words for Tesla’s Autopilot 2020-02-26 15:18:53The National Transportation Safety Board’s chairman, Robert L. Sumwalt, put Tesla on notice in his opening statement during an open session meet

Hyundai Elantra GT Hatch Might Soon Get Tangier, 2020-02-26 13:15:15The European-market Hyundai i30 has gone under the knife and sports fresh new looks that likely preview what’s soon to come for the No

2021 Aston Martin DB11 Shadow Edition: Like Many 2020-02-26 11:00:30Meet the 2021 Aston Martin DB11 Shadow Edition, a black-trim variant of Aston’s two-door grand touring coupe and convertible that, sadly, is not

Next Subaru WRX STI Could Get 400 Horsepower 2020-02-26 09:40:16While the regular Subaru Impreza and other members of the Subie lineup switched to the new Subaru Global Platform four years ago, the higher-performan

Thrifty Rides: The Cheapest New Sedans for 2020 2020-02-26 04:00:26You don’t need to spend a lot of money to get a car with a nice interior, the latest technologies, and solid performance. We already wrote about

Polestar Precept Is the Electric Four-Door of the 2020-02-25 06:15:12Once again, Polestar is taking aim at Tesla. The Volvo-owned car company has built a pure electric four-door grand tourer concept that shows off its n

Is the Nissan Kicks the Ultimate City Commuter? 2020-02-25 04:00:41The 2018 Nissan Kicks has been living with the MotorTrend team for a year now, and we’ve found it to be an agreeable companion in the congested

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MTA in the dark as to Codogno factory 2020-02-27 09:30:00MTA says it has "no idea" what will happen with the situation at its shut Codogno factory as the supplier highlighted its experience of introducing

UK domestic engine production rises as exports fall 2020-02-27 07:21:00UK engine manufacturing declined 1.7% in January to 238,193 units built.

Brose invests in India facility 2020-02-27 07:06:00Automotive supplier Brose has officially opened its new campus in Hinjewadi, Pune.

UK January CV output falls after unusually high 2020-02-27 06:54:00UK commercial vehicle production fell 10.7% year on year in January, with 8,202 units manufactured, according to Society of Motor Manufacturers and Tr

MTA appeals to Rome for production restart 2020-02-27 06:32:00Italian component producer, MTA says it is calling on Rome to allow it a partial resumption of work at its Codogno factory, which has been forced to s

UK car output dips 2.1% in January, but 2020-02-27 05:28:00British car production fell by 2.1% in the first month of 2020 according to figures released today by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (

Covestro's sustainable solutions for Toyota LQ 2020-02-27 05:07:00Covestro says it was chosen as partner by Toyota Boshoku Corporation, a car component manufacturer of the Japanese Toyota Group, for jointly

GKN pushes for quicker legislation 2020-02-27 05:04:00GKN Automotive says it is important governments push megatrend concepts and infrastructure in a bid to also stimulate industry to follow suit.

Hyundai Mobis looks for growth in global HUD 2020-02-27 04:42:00Hyundai Mobis entered the global head up display (HUD) market with the Hyundai Motor launch of the Genesis GV80 in South Korea in January.

Toyota says parts shortages could affect production in 2020-02-27 04:22:00Toyota Motor said continued shortages of components due to the outbreak of the COVID19 coronavirus in China may affect production at its plants in Jap

Harman pulls out of Geneva Show on coronavirus 2020-02-26 11:44:00Major supplier Harman has pulled out of exhibiting at next week's Geneva Motor Show. The Samsung-owned company said the decision reflected the rapid

Coronavirus may reduce supply of low-cost Chinese tyres 2020-02-26 10:06:00The closure of manufacturing facilities across China due to the COVID-19 coronavirus may reduce the supply of low-cost tyres to the aftermarket in Bri

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Bore vs. stroke: which makes more power? 2020-02-27 14:57:00Unless you drive a rotary-powered Mazda, the characteristics of your gasoline or diesel engine are largely defined by its bore (the width or diameter

Original “Mad Max” Pursuit Special up for grabs 2020-02-27 13:00:00One of the most iconic movie cars of all time is the blacked-out police car from the “Mad Max” franchise. Dubbed the Pursuit Special, it w

2020 Ford F-150 gets 775-horsepower upgrade from Hennessey 2020-02-27 11:45:00Hennessey Performance Engineering has teamed up with Morrison, Tennessee-based dealer Brown Lee Ford to offer one heck of a truck. The Hennessey Venom

2021 VW Golf GTI, 2021 Jaguar E-Pace, Techrules 2020-02-27 11:00:00The new Golf GTI based on the eighth generation of Volkswagen's Golf hatchback has landed. The car is bound for the United States, albeit with a lowe

Toyota invests $400M in Chinese self-driving startup Pony.ai 2020-02-27 10:00:00Chinese self-driving startup Pony.ai on Wednesday announced it raised $462 million in its latest round of funding, with $400 million coming from Toyot

Mercedes-Benz EQA electric SUV teased ahead of 2020 2020-02-27 09:00:00Mercedes-Benz has redesigned GLA, with the new generation to arrive at dealers this summer as a 2021 model. Also arriving in 2020 will be a battery-el

2021 Jaguar E-Pace spy shots 2020-02-27 08:00:00Jaguar is in the process of overhauling its lineup as it prepares to fully embrace electrification. This year we'll see a new design theme introduced

Revived Hispano-Suiza to present faster, more powerful version 2020-02-27 07:00:00A new Hispano-Suiza was established last year by a team led by the great grandson of one of the original founders of the historic Spanish brand. The f

Techrules ready to start sales of microturbine range 2020-02-27 06:00:00A Chinese startup by the name of Techrules turned up to the Geneva International Motor Show in 2016 with an extended-range electric supercar concept w

New Volkswagen Golf GTI arrives with more power 2020-02-26 18:01:00The Volkswagen Golf GTI is becoming more digital. On Wednesday, VW unveiled the Golf GTI ahead of the hot hatch's formal debut at the 2020 Geneva Int

Season 2 of Netflix's excellent "Formula One: Drive 2020-02-26 16:37:00Formula One fans have a lot to look forward to in the coming weeks. In addition to the 2020 season debut on March 15 at Albert Park in Melbourne, Aust

KTM X-Bow racer ready for new GT2 series 2020-02-26 13:00:00Austria's KTM is the latest manufacturer to unveil a contender for the revived GT2 series organized by SRO, which is set to start racing later this y

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New 2020 Volkswagen Golf GTD diesel revealed 2020-02-26 13:04:52 James Brodie 2020-02-26 23:01 New Volkswagen Golf GTD completes trio of performance Golfs revealed ahead of Geneva Motor Show

New 2020 Mk8 Volkswagen Golf GTI blasts in 2020-02-26 12:48:51 James Brodie 2020-02-26 23:01 New Volkswagen Golf GTI pairs together legendary GTI recipe with Mk8 Golf's latest technology

DS Aero Sport Lounge concept unveiled 2020-02-26 07:01:41 Luke Wilkinson 2020-02-26 11:45 DS' latest concept boasts a range upwards of 400 miles and previews a new bodystyle for the elec

Drivers of expensive cars less likely to stop 2020-02-26 06:17:39 Hugo Griffiths 2020-02-26 11:00 American study finds that for every £800 increase in a car’s value, the likelihood it

Vauxhall weighs in with strong sales as PSA 2020-02-26 05:19:02 John McIlroy 2020-02-26 10:00 The 2019 financial results from Group PSA make happy reading for the Peugeot, Citroen, DS and Vauxh

New 2020 Land Rover Defender 90 starting from 2020-02-26 04:37:59 John McIlroy 2020-02-26 09:30 Three-door Land Rover Defender 90 will undercut the larger 110 by nearly £5,000

New 2020 Mercedes-AMG GLA 45 S launched with 2020-02-25 11:06:46 Jonathan Burn 2020-02-25 23:01 The pumped-up Mercedes-AMG GLA 45 S crossover is due in UK showrooms this summer Th

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New 2020 Hyundai i30 facelift breaks cover 2020-02-25 05:38:36 Alex Ingram 2020-02-26 09:50 The Hyundai i30 hatchback, Fastback and Wagon receive revised styling, improved infotainment and mil

New 2020 VW Touareg R revealed with plug-in 2020-02-24 10:00:26 Alex Ingram 2020-02-24 23:01 The hot Volkswagen Touareg R SUV combines a 3.0-litre turbocharged V6 with a 134bhp electric motor

New Aston Martin DBX by Q shows off 2020-02-24 06:26:45 John Mahoney 2020-02-24 12:00 Aston Martin's 'Q' customisation division has been let loose on the brand's new DBX SUV

New Renault Trafic Black Edition revealed 2020-02-24 06:00:08 Alex Ingram 2020-02-24 11:00 Special version of the Renault Trafic hits the road with black wheels and extra standard equipment

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