Autos: News

Porsche Reportedly Considering All-Electric SUV

Tuesday  22:02,   14 march 2017
Truck Trend

Corporate-Wide Electrification Push Influences BrandPorsche’s approach and philosophy toward electrification stands in stark contrast to Ferrari, which has vowed to retain internal combustion engines for its cars until it is essentially forced to go [...]

A new Toyota MR2? We want to believe

Tuesday  22:01,   14 march 2017
Autoblog

A new MR2, or just a lighter, smaller compliment to the 86? Place your bets.A quick bit of history: Toyota's classic sporty lineup had three components. The most visible was the Supra, whose power and prestige grew as the car evolved from a cushy[...]

Spied! Next-Gen Mercedes-Benz CLS Shows off its Curves

Tuesday  22:01,   14 march 2017
Motor Trend

<p>Spy shots also give peek at interior</p>The front end is only lightly camouflaged, revealing a new grille shape featuring Mercedes' signature diamond grille pattern and sleek headlights that are angled inward. It's not as aggressive-looking [...]

Volkswagen pleads guilty in diesel emissions scandal

Tuesday  22:01,   14 march 2017
Reuters

<p>Volkswagen AG pleaded guilty Friday to three felony counts as part of a $4.3 billion plea agreement reached with the Justice Department in January over the automaker's massive diesel emissions scandal.</p>VW general counsel Manfred[...]

Ford's Hybrid F-150 May Have a Powered Sliding Platform in the Bed

Tuesday  22:01,   14 march 2017
MSN

<p>This is a great addition to the F-150, but it's far from new technology.</p>Although The Drive is happy to hear Ford has applied for a patent involving a "powered sliding platform" in the bed on its upcoming Ford F-150 Hybrid, this[...]

You can buy President Donald Trump's old Ferrari F430

Tuesday  22:01,   14 march 2017
Autoblog

The car goes to auction on April 1.This Ferrari comes from the second, presumably less famous owner, and will go for auction at the Auctions America event in Fort Lauderdale. The auction runs from March 31 to April 2, with the F430 crossing the[...]

Mercedes-AMG Project ONE Hypercar Reportedly to Cost $2.5 Million

Tuesday  22:00,   14 march 2017
Automobile

Autocar reports that the hypercar’s price is in the $2.5 million range.&nbsp;Further confirmed by Moers was that the hypercar would have an all-wheel drive system that uses two electric motors powering the front wheels. He said that less than[...]

Intel to Buy Driverless Tech Company Mobileye for $15.3 Billion

Tuesday  22:00,   14 march 2017
Motor Trend

<p>Deal to accelerate innovation in self-driving tech</p>Intel will blend its expertise in hardware chips with Mobileye's collision detection software to form a comprehensive portfolio of autonomous driving technologies. The new entity will be [...]

2016-2017 Toyota Tundra Models Recalled for Bumper Bracket

Tuesday  21:57,   14 march 2017
Truck Trend

Plastic Resin Brackets Will Be Replaced With SteelOwners will be notified if their truck is affected via a mailed recall notice that will go out mid-February. Owners can also find out if their vehicle is affected by visiting toyota.com/recall and[...]

Lamborghini Recalling Almost 6,000 Aventadors Due to Fire Risk

Tuesday  21:57,   14 march 2017
MSN

Lamborghini is recalling 5,900 Aventadors worldwide as well as three Veneno hardtops and nine Veneno Roadsters. They are being recalled due to fuel system failures that may lead to fires. Apparently gas vapors from the exhaust system could become[...]

Mazda recalls 174,000 passenger cars for broken seats

Tuesday  21:56,   14 march 2017
Roadshow

Thankfully, it appears the issue doesn't increase the risk of injury in a collision.Mazda issued a recall for 173,859 examples of the 2011 Mazda2, the 2010-2011 Mazda3 and the performance-oriented 2010-2011 Mazdaspeed3. All three vehicles were[...]

2017 Honda Civic Type R Slated to Grace U.S. Soil in Late Spring

Tuesday  21:56,   14 march 2017
MSN

In just a[...]

AAA Study: Most Drivers Still Fear Self-Driving Vehicles

Tuesday  21:56,   14 march 2017
Motor Trend

A year ago, AAA reported that three quarters of Americans were “afraid” to ride in a self-driving car. A year later, three quarters of Americans are still "afraid" of riding in self-driving cars, according tothis year's report. Research Research [...]

SPIED: 2019 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 in La La Land

Tuesday  21:56,   14 march 2017
Truck Trend

Spied testing recently in Los Angeles was the upcoming Chevrolet Silverado 1500, likely due for the 2019 model year. The redesigned pickup will probably undergo several changes compared to the current truck, including a probable switch to aluminum[...]

2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon Will Get Race Cool-Down Feature

Tuesday  21:55,   14 march 2017
Motor Trend

<p>Also getting special Performance Pages program</p>Performance Pages will be accessible through an 8.4-inch UConnect touchscreen infotainment system, and can bring up real-time graphs showing horsepower and torque; gauges for engine[...]