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First look at TVR sports car’s iStream Carbon chassis

British sports car marque TVR plans to launch a new model next year powered by a Cosworth-enhanced version of the Ford Motor Company [NYSE:F] Mustang GT’s 5.0-liter V-8 and riding on a chassis developed by legendary Formula One designer Gordon Murray. TVR was present at the 2016 London Motor Show held earlier this month with a full-size...

Aston Martin Vanquish Zagato concept debuts at Villa d'Este

Aston Martin unveiled the stunning Vanquish Zagato concept car on the eve of the weekend’s Concorso d'Eleganza Villa d'Este. It’s the first official collaboration between Aston Martin and Italian design house Zagato since the V12 Zagato of 2011. The latest car represents the fifth such collaboration between the two firms, the first...

Uber’s autonomous Ford Fusion to hit the roads in Pittsburgh

This month has seen a wave of announcements regarding autonomous cars and its application to ride-sharing. Not wanting to be left out, ride-sharing giant Uber, which is developing its own autonomous technology, announced on Thursday that its prototypes are about to start testing on public roads in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. According to Uber...

2016 Rolls-Royce Dawn first drive review

"In its tentative, inchoate, anticipatory state, dawn is the world coming to light from the ethereal dark of the night. The early-day chill of dawn provides an erotic tingle on the skin, awakening the senses and passions as the day begins." Those aren't the words of a noted poet. They aren't the best that I can do when trying to romance a woman...

Watch the Mercedes museum turn into a... hungry t-rex?

A pair of film students in Germany have taken a bite out of Mercedes-Benz's history by creating a short video that turns the automaker's historical museum into a car-eating tyrannosaurus rex. The film isn't quite as far-fetched as you might think. And one thing's for sure: You'll never look at the distinctive architecture of the Stuttgart museum...

Morgan sports car sales resume in U.S.

American car enthusiasts may once again have the option to get back to basics by buying a new Morgan, meaning fans of the brand will soon no longer be limited to its 3 Wheelers. An American importer announced its taking pre-orders for new Morgans, but even the firm itself admits that details on just what model—or models—it will be able...

Cadillac ends ELR production

Cadillac’s ELR has bowed out of production a little more than two years after reaching showrooms. The last ELR rolled off the line at General Motors Company’s [NYSE:GM] Detroit-Hamtramck plant in February, a Cadillac spokesman confirmed to HybridCars. It was also in February that Cadillac President Johan de Nysschen said there were no...

Mitsubishi leadership to step down amid fuel economy scandal

Mitsubishi says both its president and vice president will vacate their positions next month in response to the Japanese automaker's widening fuel economy scandal. President Tetsuro Aikawa and Vice President Ryugo Nakao will step down on June 24 over what the automaker says was a work environment that increasingly supported fraudulent activities...

Here are 7 things you probably didn't know about the 1st Camaro

The first Chevrolet Camaro ever built will be put on display on the sidelines of the 2016 Woodward Dream Cruise taking place late this summer in Detroit. Serial number 100001 will be displayed in a glass cube in Detroit as part of a program by the Historical Vehicle Association. It's set to join the HVA's register, following guidelines set up by...

2018 Range Rover Sport, Wrangler 4-cylinder, Volvo compacts: Today’s Car News

Land Rover’s Range Rover and Range Rover Sport SUVs are approaching the midway point in their respective life cycles. The British firm plans to introduce updated versions and today we have new spy shots of the updated Range Rover Sport. Jeep’s next-generation Wrangler is expected to offer a 4-cylinder option. A prototype has been...

Startup teases new recruits with Tesla Model 3

Imagine your first day at scientific instruments manufacturer Practichem: You're issued a company badge, a laptop, and... a Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA] Model 3. That's what the Raleigh, North Carolina startup is promising new employees. The company is looking to recruit 10 new employees and, according to the News & Observer, it will sweeten the...

NASCAR expansion pack added to "Forza Motorsport 6"

NASCAR may be a thoroughly North American-oriented racing series, but a new expansion pack for the popular Xbox One racing game Forza Motorsport 6 allows users to take a 2016 stock car to one of many global tracks against anything from a vintage Indycar to a modern Formula One racer. This latest expansion pack brings with it two dozen 2016 season...

2018 Jeep Wrangler spied with 4-cylinder engine

Jeep is working on a new Wrangler. It’s due on the market late next year, most likely as a 2018 model, and it’s clear from spy shots that its design will be evolutionary. Production is also set to continue in Toledo, Ohio. However, there will be some key differences for the new Wrangler, officially a JL series. One is the fact that...

Genesis product roadmap leaked

Hyundai’s new luxury brand Genesis was launched late last year with the promise it will have six distinct models in its lineup by 2020. Those six models have been confirmed to be a trio of sedans, a pair of SUVs and a coupe, and designing many of them are former Bentley designers Luc Donckerwolke and Sang Yup Lee. At a recent presentation...

Tesla to raise $2 billion with stock sale

Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA] has confirmed via a Securities and Exchange Commission filing it plans to sell new stock in a bid to raise as much as $2 billion. About $1.4 billion will be raised by the sale of new shares while the rest will come from the sale of CEO Elon Musk’s own shares to cover tax expenses stemming from stock options he's...

GM performance cars likely to get carbon fiber wheels

Once the domain of the world’s most expensive supercars, carbon fiber wheels are now entering the mainstream. Ford Motor Company [NYSE:F] was first to offer carbon fiber wheels as standard fitment on a volume production car, in this case the 2015 Mustang Shelby GT350R. And earlier in the week the automaker confirmed its upcoming GT supercar...

Google’s Android OS may replace car infotainment systems

Google held its latest I/O press conference yesterday at its headquarters in Mountain View, California, where the tech giant announced a wave of future plans including new products for the house and car. Right now Google’s popular Android Auto smartphone integration system is being updated with improved voice activation through the Apple...

Launch a manual gearbox car? Here's what you're doing to it

You have a car with a manual gearbox. It's a fun car, so you want to go actually have fun with it. That means you might want to, on occasion, launch forward aggressively from a stop. You're going to raise your revs, dump your clutch, and enjoy some engaging forward acceleration. Do you know what you're doing to the car when you do this though? You...

Queen paves way for autonomous cars in U.K.

The Queen of England took time out of an address to Parliament this morning to proclaim that she intends for her country to take the lead on developing autonomous cars. In her State Opening of Parliament, Queen Elizabeth II said that changes to insurance legislation in the United Kingdom will help make autonomous cars a reality sooner rather than...

Acura unveils its second autonomous car prototype

Acura has taken the wraps off of an RLX prototype that looks almost like what you can buy from one of its dealers—except that this one doesn't require a driver. This latest RLX prototype is Acura's second foray into the world of autonomous vehicle development. The sedan makes use of updated radar, Lidar, camera, and GPS sensors, all of which...

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