Autos: News

Cruise AV is GM's first car without a steering wheel

Monday  16:42,   15 january 2018
CNET

Cruise Automotive is taking the wraps off its first fully autonomous car, the Cruise AV, and it's a lot more than a Bolt EV without a brake pedal.Intended just for a GM-operated ride-sharing service, users will summon a Cruise AV using an app,[...]

Bentley Bentayga Gains V8 Gasoline Engine With 542 Horsepower

Monday  16:41,   15 january 2018
motor1

Can't afford the W12? The V8 should suffice. Bentley originally introduced the company’s first-ever SUV, the Bentayga, in September 2015 with the mighty W12 engine. About a year later, the opulent luxobarge borrowed the Audi SQ7’s biturbo[...]

Feds Announce $120 Million For Clean Vehicle Infrastructure

Sunday  17:05,   14 january 2018
autoTRADER.ca

The federal government has just announced a big investment to expand the country's network of electric vehicle charging stations as well as alternative fuel filling stations. It includes funds for more of both along with a new map to help[...]

Ford Is Urging 2,900 Ranger Drivers To Stop Driving Right Now

Sunday  17:05,   14 january 2018
Jalopnik

Ford today said that it would tell 2,900 owners of certain 2006 Ford Rangers to stop driving their cars immediately. Owners need to bring them in for fixes after they’d previously confirmed that a second death had been linked to a bad Takata air[...]

2020 Cadillac CT5 finally appears, hopes you think it's a Charger

Friday  21:20,   12 january 2018
Autoblog

It will take the place of three sedans.The first thing that jumps out is the big hood scoop. We sincerely doubt that scoop will make it to production, and when combined with the scalloped shapes on the car's flanks, we and the spy photographer feel[...]

Joyless Town Wants Grandmother To Take Volkswagen Beetle Out Of Tree

Friday  18:55,   12 january 2018
Jalopnik

<p>Clearfield officials are demanding it be removed because, I suppose, they hate fun.</p>The Super Beetle had its engine removed and most of the interior stripped prior to being made arboreal. A neighbor with a forklift (that’s handy!) placed [...]

Model 3 owners accuse Tesla of bait-and-switch on premium interior materials

Friday  18:55,   12 january 2018
Autoblog

Owners report getting cloth interiors instead of Alcantara, with no explanationThreads on both the Tesla Motors Club forum and Tesla Reddit page are filled with complaints from owners who say they've taken deliveries of the Model 3 sedan and paid[...]

The 570GT Sport Pack Is a 570S with Luggage Room

Friday  18:54,   12 january 2018
Road & Track

The new Sport Pack gives the softer GT better suspension, quicker steering, and stickier tires, among other things.In case you need a reminder, the 570GT is angled as the grand touring, everyday driver model with real storage room, a softer ride, a[...]

Land Rover Celebrates 70 Years With Restoration of 1948 Series I

Friday  18:53,   12 january 2018
MSN

Pre-production launch vehicle was a garden-findLand Rover is taking advantage of the chance to bring the discovered classic back to life as the first project of its 70-year anniversary celebration. The Jaguar Land Rover Classic Works in Coventry is[...]

Jeep Wrangler 'Scrambler' truck spied again, our best look yet

Friday  18:52,   12 january 2018
Autoblog

Here's what we know so far.Unfortunately, FCA is still being very careful with camouflage, and as a result, there isn't much to see here. We can definitely tell that from the C-pillar forward, the truck is practically identical to the 2018[...]

Hyundai Starts Level 4 Autonomous Testing

Friday  18:52,   12 january 2018
Wheels.ca

Hyundai and Aurora, a leader in autonomous vehicle technology, have announced a strategic partnership to bring self-driving Hyundai vehicles to market by 2021.&nbsp;This partnership will incorporate Aurora’s self-driving technology into Hyundai[...]

Spied! Mercedes-Benz GLB Shows off Boxy Proportions

Thursday  18:10,   11 january 2018
MSN

Recent trademark filing confirms nameOur spy photographers caught a new Mercedes-Benz crossover winter testing in Europe. And unless the camouflage is deceiving us, it receives a much boxier design than the GLA, GLC, and[...]

Aston Martin Reportedly Considering Going Public

Thursday  18:09,   11 january 2018
MSN

Seeking a $6.8 billion USD valuationBack in 2015, Ferrarifiled for an initial public offering, receiving a valuation of about $9.8 billion USD. For the first few months, the stock price slid, but eventually, it recovered and has been steadily[...]

Winter Weather Transforms Knoxville Bridge into a Curling Rink

Thursday  18:09,   11 january 2018
MSN

Twitter user posts video of one vehicle managing to get through without hitting others piled up on icy overpass in Tennessee.Bridges typically become icy before the roads leading to them, as elevated structures don't get the warmth from the ground[...]

Homeowner's Association Enacts Insane Policy Forcing Residents to Keep Garage Doors Open

Wednesday  20:16,   10 january 2018
MSN

"This will just be an open door policy and saying, 'Welcome, take what you want,'" a resident told a local reporter.Video: See the cars in Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson's garage (provided by AutoMotoTV) Your browser does not support[...]