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A Strange New Decade, Tesla's Strong Sales, and 2020-01-05 09:00:00Tesla delivered 367,500 cars last year, a 50 percent jump from 2018. The company’s stock also surpassed $420, a symbolic figure for CEO Elon Mus

The Former CEO of Nissan Was Likely Smuggled 2020-01-04 08:00:00The Japanese government still doesn't know exactly how Carlos Ghosn, who was under house arrest, managed to flee to Lebanon.

Now the Courts Will Decide Whether Uber Drivers 2020-01-03 13:43:16A California law aimed at requiring gig economy companies to classify workers as employees took effect January 1. That hardly settled the matter.

Segway's S-Pod Brings the Hoverchairs From 'WALL-E' to 2020-01-03 09:00:00You'll soon be able to scoot around town—at 24 mph—without even having to stand up.

Cities Struggle to Boost Ridership With ‘Uber for 2020-01-02 08:00:00Helsinki, Los Angeles, Shanghai, Singapore, and other metros have been experimenting with on-demand buses—and not seeing a lot of success.

Cities Race to Slow Climate Change—and Improve Life 2020-01-01 08:00:00Mayors across the world say we all need to consider how urban planning and climate intersect with well-being.

When the Transportation Revolution Hit the Real World 2019-12-26 08:00:00Ten years ago, they promised us self-driving cars. We got a scooter surge, clashes with regulators, and the brutal realities of mobility.

Car Share Shrinks, a Tax Break Vanishes, and 2019-12-22 09:00:00Share Now says it is leaving North America, and Tesla buyers will no longer get help from Uncle Sam for their EVs (and GM buyers are next).

Feds Call Helicopter That Crashed in NYC River 2019-12-20 08:00:00An NTSB investigation faults the companies behind the sightseeing flight for a slew of safety failures, which resulted in five deaths.

Share Now Is the Latest Car-Share Service to 2019-12-19 08:00:00The Daimler- and BMW-owned service says it will leave North America as part of an ongoing shakeout in the industry.

Want a Tax Credit for Buying an Electric 2019-12-18 08:00:00Congress declines to extend the EV credit program beyond January 1—meaning Tesla buyers won't be eligible for credits for the first time since

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N.J. governor signs bill giving $5,000 rebates for New! 2020-01-17 16:58:40New Jersey, where transportation accounts for about half of greenhouse gas emissions, joins about a dozen other states that have targets for electric-

DealerSocket co-founder files suit challenging Auto/Mate deal New! 2020-01-17 16:14:04Co-Founder Brad Perry contends some members of the DealerSocket board, along with CEO Sejal Pietrzak, conspired with majority shareholder Vista Equity

Serpentini Auto Group acquires three Pat O'Brien dealerships New! 2020-01-17 15:05:27The addition of Pat O'Brien Chevrolet locations outside of Cleveland gives Serpentini a total of six Chevy dealerships in northeast Ohio.

Fisker targets Europe with Ocean EV New! 2020-01-17 14:55:16Fisker will initially target European markets where it has received the most deposits for the electric crossover.

Canadian billionaire becomes front-runner for Aston Martin stake, New! 2020-01-17 14:10:07Lawrence Stroll has been discussing a potential investment of about $261 million in the British luxury carmaker, Bloomberg reported.

Toyota shuffles model lineup at U.S. factories New! 2020-01-17 12:30:00Toyota is midway through a five-year, $13 billion plan to revitalize and expand U.S., Canadian and Mexican plants, add new capacity and improve e

Mexican auto suppliers eye fast lane after U.S. New! 2020-01-17 11:38:47The auto parts sector in Mexico has been resilient through a downturn in the economy. Suppliers there expect an even stronger year with the new North

CarGurus acquires vehicle listings site Autolist New! 2020-01-17 11:11:25Autolist will be maintained as a separate website and brand. It will remain headquartered in San Francisco and led by its founder, Corey Lydstone.

NHTSA to review petition seeking defect probe into 2020-01-17 08:26:01The petition cites 127 consumer complaints to NHTSA about unintended acceleration in 123 unique vehicles. The reports include 110 crashes and 52 injur

Inside Tesla's attack on Germany's auto establishment 2020-01-17 07:14:12The location of Tesla's first European factory near Berlin is the scene of frantic activity as workers prepare the site to to meet the automaker's a

GM to invest $40 million at propulsion plant 2020-01-16 16:10:35The investment will allow more production of the 5.3-liter V-8 engine for the Chevrolet Silverado, Tahoe and Suburban and the GMC Sierra.

Lebanon pressed Ghosn not to accuse specific Japanese 2020-01-16 15:56:22The Ghosn incident is seen as serious enough to affect relations between Japan and Lebanon. The small Middle East country is dependent on oversea

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Les Ford S-Max et Galaxy (2020) passent à 2020-01-17 08:19:11Ford annonce que ses monospaces S-Max et Galaxy, fraîchement restylés, passeront à l'hybride au début de l'année 2

La Renault Twingo passe à l'électrique en 2020 2020-01-17 06:30:08Officiel : Renault a annoncé l'arrivée d'une Twingo 100% électrique en 2020 ! En mars sur le salon automobile de Genève

E-Prix de Santiago en Formule E : Le 2020-01-17 06:14:50L'E-Prix de Santiago a lieu samedi en Formule E. Voici le programme télé et l'heure du départ de la course.

Lancia Delta HF Integrale (1992) : la cote 2020-01-17 06:00:50RM Sotheby's propose aux enchères un exemplaire de Delta HF Integrale ayant appartenu au skieur médaillé olympique, Alberto Tomb

Ventes 2019 : Renault en baisse mais devant 2020-01-17 05:38:49Après PSA, le groupe Renault annonce à son tour ses volumes de ventes pour l'année 2019. Résultat : 3,8 millions de voitu

Rétromobile 2020: une Porsche électrique de plus d'un 2020-01-17 04:55:43La Löhner-Porsche électrique de la fin du 19ème siècle sera exposée au salon Rétromobile 2020.

Carlos Sainz remporte le Dakar 2020 2020-01-17 03:25:01Carlos Sainz a gagné le Dakar 2020 en Arabie Saoudite, avec son buggy MINI. Il a moins de 10 minutes d'avance sur Nasser Al-Attiyah et St&eacu

BMW M ou Mercedes-AMG, qui vend le plus 2020-01-17 02:31:00Qui de BMW M ou de Mercedes-AMG a vendu le plus de véhicules hautes performances en 2019 ? Réponse ci-dessous...

Shelby GT500 vs ZL1 vs Hellcat Redeye : 2020-01-16 12:46:16Le trio Mustang Shelby GT500, Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 et Dodge Challenger Hellcat Redeye est réuni sur la piste pour un petit sprint en ligne droi

La nouvelle Volkswagen Golf GTI (2020) confirmée à 2020-01-16 12:00:02Cette année, le constructeur Volkswagen lancera les nouvelles Golf GTI, GTD, GTE et R. Tout un programme !

Hyundai-Kia : des utilitaires électriques annoncés 2020-01-16 11:37:23Hyundai et Kia vont développer des utilitaires électriques sur la plateforme de la start-up Arrival.

Skoda a 125 ans 2020-01-16 11:00:20Skoda a débuté ses activités avec les vélos il y a maintenant 125 ans.

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Are Jeep Wranglers Safe? We Look at the 2020-01-16 04:00:49The Jeep Wrangler is unmistakably cool, but is it safe in an accident? It does things no other SUV can do, but does that make a difference in whether

2020 Mazda CX-30 vs. 2020 Hyundai Kona: Which 2020-01-16 04:00:37Automakers crank out subcompact crossovers by the bushel, but you can’t accuse them of copying each other. Proof: the Mazda CX-30 and Hyundai Ko

Might This New-Concept Rotary Range Extender Fly? 2020-01-16 04:00:33Turbine cars seemed inevitable in 1963, when 50 Chrysler Turbine demonstrators hit the streets. Low parts count, reduced maintenance, and absolute smo

2020 Honda Civic Si Sedan First Test: I 2020-01-16 04:00:02We’re big fans of the Honda Civic; there’s no use trying to hide that. Even competing against sparkly new redesigns of the Toyota Corolla

2020 Porsche 718 Boxster and Cayman GTS 4.0: 2020-01-15 18:01:00The 2020 Porsche 718 GTS 4.0 is here, and its engine beats to the pounding of  six cylinders, not four as in regular 718 Cayman coupes and Boxste

Toyota Yaris-Based Crossover Coming to Feed The SUV-Hungry 2020-01-15 17:15:10Like Tupac, we appreciate a good tease; even if it makes us sound a little sleazy. Toyota knows we clearly don’t want it if it’s easy, whi

2021 GMC Yukon Denali Review: A Quick Spin 2020-01-15 17:05:05Prior to the gala launch of the 2021 GMC Yukon in Vail, Colorado—GMC is the official vehicle of Vail Resorts—the Professional Grade folks

2020 Porsche Taycan Turbo S: Brace Yourself for 2020-01-15 16:43:08Porsche has created a convincing Tesla fighter with the Taycan Turbo S, certainly in terms of performance. Delivering 751 horsepower in Overboost mode

The 2021 GMC Yukon Coolest Features: “Hurricane Turns,” 2020-01-15 16:06:10Events like the snowbound introduction of the 2021 GMC Yukon are great, because after the camera drones land, the applause dies down, and the frigid b

We Spotted the 2021 GMC Terrain AT4, and 2020-01-15 14:48:15The 2021 Terrain is the next member of GMC’s truck and SUV lineup to add an off-road-focused AT4 trim level, and we snuck a peek at the new SUV

12 SUVs With Surround View Camera Systems for 2020-01-15 04:00:51Getting useful technology in your SUV once required spending a lot of money because certain features were limited to the priciest models in an automak

BMW i8 vs. Polestar 1: Concept Cars Come 2020-01-15 04:00:31The BMW i8 and Polestar 1 have a shocking amount in common for two cars that feel so different. They both employ small-displacement, forced-induction

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Ford 'Europe 20' sales dip in 2019 2020-01-17 07:04:00Ford sold about 1.33m vehicles in 2019 in what it calls is "traditional European 20 markets", achieving 7.4% market share.

Grey again most popular UK car colour 2020-01-17 06:50:00Grey remained the UK's favourite new car colour in 2019, having reached the top spot for the first time in 2018, according to the Society of Motor Ma

Stoneridge appoints Kevin Heigel as operations VP 2020-01-17 06:33:00Stoneridge has appointed Kevin Heigel as its new vice president of operations.

Lada sales in Russia edged up in 2019 2020-01-17 06:20:00AvtoVAZ's Lada brand sold 362,356 cars in Russia in 2019 - a gain of 1% on the previous year (and in a market that was down by 2.3%). Lada says its m

Hella Bhap Electronics starts Zhenjiang production 2020-01-17 06:00:00Hella Bhap Electronics has started production in Zhenjiang.

Magna forecasts sales growth to 2022 2020-01-17 05:50:00Magna says its outlook to 2022 anticipates continued growth in total sales and improvement in EBIT Margin, both as compared to 2019, despite an expect

Subaru targets 11% rise in global output in 2020-01-17 05:23:00Subaru Corporation is targeting an 11% increase in global vehicle production to a record 1.1m vehicles in 2020 from 987,000 units last year, driven by

Volkswagen China sales lifted by new SUVs in 2020-01-17 05:09:00Volkswagen Group China and its local joint ventures sold 4.23m vehicles in mainland China and Hong Kong in 2019, a 0.6% increase on the previous year,

Meritor acquires TransPower 2020-01-17 05:05:00Meritor has announced that it has acquired all the outstanding common shares of Transportation Power Inc. Terms of the transaction were not discl

Verizon, Audi partner to enhance connectivity 2020-01-17 05:04:00Verizon Business Group and Audi of America, Inc., have partnered to deliver advanced connectivity and embedded in-vehicle Wi-Fi beginning with the nex

StreetScooter provides electric vans for Amazon 2020-01-17 05:00:00Amazon has ordered 40 StreetScooter WORK Box electric vans which will be deployed at its distribution center in Munich Daglfing. Complementing the veh

Audi and Cromodora working on new wheel factory 2020-01-17 04:58:00Audi and wheel maker Cromodora have struck an agreement for a long-term cooperative undertaking that will include Cromodora building a new wheel plant


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