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Fiat Chrysler

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has confirmed a request for an Italian state-backed loan to help the automotive sector relaunch from the coronavirus shutdown, a move that set off debate in Italy over whether such money should be made available to...

By admin on May 18th, 2020
Tesla car plant Monday

At the Fit4All Gym in Lebanon, Illinois, owner David Tate considers Elon Musk a huge ally in the fight against government coronavirus orders that Tate says are driving him into the poorhouse. Tate reopened his 250-member gym in defiance of state...

By admin on May 13th, 2020
Bentley Breathtaking New Interior

The Bentley brand is synonymous with taste and refinement. Its latest flagship vehicle, the Flying Spur is no exception, bearing the most complex interior in the brand’s history. Each Flying Spur interior features 350 leather panels stitched...

By Howard Johnson on Jan 27th, 2020
GM Cruise Driverless Vehicle

Cruise, the self-driving car start-up, majority owned by General Motors, has unveiled its first vehicle designed to be driverless. The electric-powered Cruise Origin was developed by Honda, which also has a stake in the company. The launch...

By Steve Weichel on Jan 22nd, 2020

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