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Pickups salvage disastrous Q2 New! 2020-07-06 00:00:01One in four sales by nonluxury brands in the second quarter was a pickup, and full-size pickups became the No. 1 segment as the coronavirus pandemic m

Ram's next hurdle: Holding on to quality New! 2020-07-06 00:00:01FCA's pickup brand jumped to third in this year's J.D. Power study, even though the Ram lineup is new and contains a lot of technology that can ding

Long-awaited Ariya to debut July 15 New! 2020-07-06 00:00:01Nissan CEO Makoto Uchida says the brand's Ariya crossover EV will be packed with new technology that makes an "amazing driving experience."

Dealers reevaluate ad spending in pandemic New! 2020-07-06 00:00:01After drastic cuts in the spring, a modest boost in spending is being accompanied by intense scrutiny.

Battle-tested: Hyundai's new spokeswoman back in autos New! 2020-07-06 00:00:01Dana White is probably better known for her 21 months at the Pentagon than for her three years in Paris with the Renault Nissan Alliance.

Desperate dealers see vehicles trickling in New! 2020-07-06 00:00:01Pickups and other vehicles in short supply are selling right off the truck after a two-month production shutdown reduced inventory levels to the lowes

Selling Chinese cars in U.S. proves to be New! 2020-07-06 00:00:01The arrival of Chinese brands in America has been imminent for nearly two decades. Why has the effort so far been fruitless?

Time to think again about China 2020-07-05 00:00:01China's efforts to enter the U.S. auto market may have slowed, but that's not the case in the field of automated driving. In this week's issue, Aut

Nissan CEO defends revival plan 2020-07-05 00:00:01Makoto Uchida tried to convince angry shareholders that his revival plan is the right one. Some investors seemed to long for the reign of fugitive for

Mercedes dealer unmasks solutions to save jobs 2020-07-05 00:00:01Dream Motor Group CEO Joe Agresti applied old-fashioned entrepreneurism to find a creative solution to keep his employees paid in the midst of a pande

Japan asks U.S. to extradite men accused of 2020-07-02 16:13:54Michael Taylor and his son, Peter Taylor, were arrested in May at Japan's request after authorities there accused them of helping smuggle the former

Hyundai U.S. operations chief Brian Smith to depart 2020-07-02 14:50:46The former Toyota exec led several major product launches, including the Palisade three-row crossover and the redesigned Sonata sedan. Hyundai Motor A

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La nouvelle Honda Jazz hybride (2020) à l'essai 2020-07-04 06:30:00VIDEO. Notre journaliste-essayeur Cyril Biotteau nous fait découvrir la nouvelle Honda Jazz hybride, rivale de la Renault Clio E-Tech.

Occasion : les 10 modèles les plus vendus en 2020-07-04 03:30:00Découvrez le Top 10 des voitures d’occasion les plus vendues au premier semestre 2020. Seuls deux modèles étrangers occupen

Le Zapping insolite Auto Plus #326 est en 2020-07-03 11:28:51Sans plus attendre, voici un nouveau numéro de notre Zapping Auto Plus des vidéos insolites ! #326

Nouvelle Hyundai i20 (2020) : les commandes sont 2020-07-03 10:05:26Hyundai ouvre les commandes pour la nouvelle et troisième génération d'i20. Les prix courent de 15.950 à 25.300€.

Nouvelle Citroën C4 (2020) : des prix sous 2020-07-03 06:45:07Citroën débute la commercialisation de sa nouvelle C4... d'abord en versions miniatures, aux échelles 1/43e et 1/64e.

Musée Peugeot : exposition d'anciens véhicules électriques 2020-07-03 06:00:00Le musée de l’Aventure Peugeot retrace l'histoire du véhicules électriques de 1941 à 2010 dans une exposition qui d

Suzuki Across (2020) : un SUV calqué sur 2020-07-03 04:32:03Suzuki présente un nouveau SUV hybride rechargeable qui arrivera chez nous à l'automne 2020 : l'Across, un clone du Toyota RAV4 !

Fiat Panda (2020) : l’hybridation légère à partir 2020-07-03 03:00:08Fiat électrifie sa Panda en lui offrant une motorisation micro-hybride qui officie déjà sous le capot des 500 et Panda City Cross

Kia Ceed SW (2020) : quel prix pour 2020-07-03 02:00:00Kia annonce les prix de la Ceed SW hybride rechargeable sur le marché français.

Skoda annonce de nouveaux moteurs plus puissants 2020-07-02 12:47:22Le constructeur tchèque Skoda annonce quelques nouveautés dans sa gamme de motorisations essence et diesel.

Toyota Hilux restylé (2020) : les prix du 2020-07-02 11:15:53Le Toyota Hilux restylé est disponible à la commande. Comptez à partir de 27.342€ pour le pick-up.

Le Renault Koleos (déjà) vers la sortie ? 2020-07-02 09:30:12La production du Renault Koleos, restylé en juin 2019, s'arrêtera outre-Manche, dès la fin du mois de juillet... Quid du march&ea

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BMW’s Rad VR Presentation Previews Potentially Uncool Subscription 2020-07-02 13:17:47The craziest moment during BMW’s virtual-reality Connected Car press event was briefly sensing that zoned-out, mental blue-screen feeling that&r

2021 Dodge Charger Hellcat Redeye First Look: The 2020-07-02 12:00:39Let’s face it, the name “2021 Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat” really lacks length and gravitas, especially for something with 707 horsepo

2021 Dodge Durango First Look: Not New, but 2020-07-02 12:00:14Model-year 2020 marks the end of the line for the Dodge Journey crossover SUV and the Dodge Grand Caravan minivan, which means the aging Dodge Du

2020 Dodge Challenger SRT Super Stock First Look: 2020-07-02 12:00:04Our fingers are getting tired of writing about the latest horsepower boosts at Dodge. But apparently the brand’s engineers are well-caffeinated

2021 Dodge Durango SRT Hellcat First Look: The 2020-07-02 12:00:03We all knew it was coming. Dodge has an ever-shrinking lineup and diminishing status within Fiat Chrysler Automobiles. Still, the brand’s kept t

The Laws of Physics: Why SIM Racing Can 2020-07-02 04:00:58“A mini car crash at every corner.” That’s how Mark Webber, nine-time grand prix winner, describes the battering a driver’s bo

One Week With the 2020 Lincoln Navigator: Still 2020-07-02 04:00:20I remember like it was yesterday, when I climbed inside the then-newly launched Lincoln Navigator at the 2017 New York Auto Show. It was one of the be

Remember the Plymouth Prowler? We Look Back on 2020-07-02 04:00:14If GM and Ford’s heydays were the 1950s and 1960s, then Chrysler, the perennial late bloomer, had its in the 1990s. After a decade of building u

Fees, Taxes, and the Five-Finger Flip: What to 2020-07-02 04:00:09Finally—you found a new car with a price that fits your budget. But don’t whip out your checkbook just yet. Every new car transaction has

Beware the Roadkill Universe, It Will Suck You 2020-07-01 20:51:35Not familiar with Roadkill? Now is the perfect time to dive in headfirst and be immersed in the five-show gearhead universe David Freiburger and Mike

Watch: 2022 BMW M4’s Stick Shift Gets a 2020-07-01 13:26:15We’ve yet to officially see the 2022 BMW M4 coupe (or its M3 sedan sibling), although a photo of an uncovered example was recently lea

Ariya Ready, Kids? Nissan’s Teases New EV Prior 2020-07-01 12:10:50At last year’s Tokyo Motor Show, Nissan debuted a sleek electric crossover called the Ariya. Despite the way it looks, the crossover was already

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Indian border dispute slows MG imports from China 2020-07-02 13:08:00India's additional scrutiny of imports from China has has affected MG Motor, owned by China's SAIC, which has some shipments stuck at a port in sout

BMW offers major software upgrade 2020-07-02 12:38:00This month (July 2020), BMW will release what it describes as its most comprehensive vehicle software upgrade to date, with new and improved features

French vehicle market roars back in June 2020-07-02 10:52:00A combination of pent-up demand and the effects of the government subsidy program saw the French market surge back to life in June.

VW America welcomes first LNG powered car carrier 2020-07-02 10:24:00Volkswagen Group of America (VWGoA) this week welcomed its first overseas liquid natural gas (LNG) transport ship to the VWGoA port in Davisville, Rho

BASF launches engineering plastic suitable for auto 2020-07-02 09:26:00BASF is launching an engineering plastic, which it says is particularly suited for automotive parts that come into contact with hot oil.

Veoneer and Volvo Cars finalise split of software 2020-07-02 09:20:00Automotive technology company Veoneer has finalised the split of Zenuity, its software and ADAS joint venture with Volvo Cars.

Continental to build new factory in Serbia 2020-07-02 09:12:00Supplier Continental plans to start construction of a production plant for innovative driver information systems in Novi Sad by the end of the year, m

June 2020 New Zealand sales still weak 2020-07-02 08:21:00June 2020 new vehicle registrations in New Zealand were down 17.5% year on year to 11,514 units.

BYD delivers 23 eBuses to Unibuss in Oslo 2020-07-02 07:25:00BYD has delivered 23 12-metre BYD eBuses to public transport operator, Unibuss in Norway.

Hydrogen Mobility Show under way in Seoul 2020-07-02 06:38:00The world's first hydrogen mobility show got under way on Wednesday (1 July) in South Korea, with the country vying to become a global leader in hydr

Hyundai Wia begins construction of Russian engine plant 2020-07-02 06:27:00Hyundai Wia Corporation, the engine manufacturing affiliate of the Hyundai Motor Group, began construction of a new engine plant in the Russian city o

Hyundai Glovis signs car shipping deal with VW 2020-07-02 06:20:00Hyundai Motor Group logistics subsidiary, Hyundai Glovis, this week announced it had won a five year contract worth US$432m to ship vehicles for


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