Friday 17 January, 2020
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Category Archives: Autos

Tesla has delivered its first cars made in China, marking a major milestone for the electric vehicle maker. Fifteen Model 3 sedans were handed over at the company’s so-called “Gigafactory” near Shanghai. It comes as Elon Musk’s...

By Howard Johnson on Dec 30th, 2019

Volkswagen (VW) has been slapped with a record fine by Australia’s consumer watchdog to settle lawsuits over the carmaker’s global emissions scandal. The A$125m ($86m; £66m) penalty is the highest ordered by a court for breaches...

By Steve Weichel on Dec 21st, 2019
2021 Kia Optima

Even before we’ve had a chance to drive it, the 2021 Kia Optima is proving to be an interesting sedan. For one thing, it might not even be called Optima anymore, with a switch to the Korean-market K5 name rumored. The styling is thoroughly...

By Steve Weichel on Dec 18th, 2019
2020 Chevrolet Corvette

Going strictly by the numbers, the 2020 Chevrolet Corvette is a smashing success. All 40,000 units for the C8’s first production year are spoken for, but that doesn’t mean each car already has a specific owner. We don’t know exactly how...

By Steve Weichel on Dec 16th, 2019
2020 Toyota Land Cruiser

A blast of cool fall Utah air hit me as I stepped out of the hotel. Under the porte-cochère, a lineup of Toyota Land Cruisers was gathered. A few stood out, vintage varieties I would drive later that day, but for the 90-minute drive to the...

By Howard Johnson on Nov 12th, 2019
Toyota Supra GT4

After showing off the Supra GT4 concept in Geneva this past March, Toyota has announced key details on the final, race-ready car. First off, its 3.0-liter inline six-cylinder delivers 430 hp and 479 lb-ft of torque, a considerable jump from...

By Howard Johnson on Oct 30th, 2019
Jaguar Land Rover

Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) has reported a quarterly profit after seeing a big boost to sales in China. The firm made a pre-tax profit of £156m in the three months to 30 September, with revenues up 8% to £6.1bn. Sales in China – a key market...

By Howard Johnson on Oct 27th, 2019
Nissan R35 GT-R

Custom car shop owner Marbel Bayomong believes in providing the best service imaginable to his clientele in Manilla, Philippines. He also believes deeply in having a shop guinea pig, which in his eyes provides technicians and foremen with the...

By Steve Weichel on Oct 12th, 2019
Gen Kia

As a relatively affordable performance sedan, there’s a lot to like about the Kia Stinger, but the brand isn’t so happy with how the model is selling. The company is still weighing the decision of whether to give it a second generation. “At...

By Steve Weichel on Sep 18th, 2019
Next Vehicle in Your Life

If buying another vehicle is in your near future, any idea what you might be driving home with? For many consumers, buying a car or truck is one of the bigger decisions they will make throughout life. As such, it is important they get it right...

By admin on Aug 29th, 2019