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Renault Talisman Not For Aus, French Brand To Exit Local Midsize Segment

Sources within Renault have confirmed that the Talisman midsize sedan - the replacement for the Latitude and Laguna that's due to be officially unveiled next Monday - will not be built in right-hand drive, thus eliminating its chances for an Australian debut. Show More Summary

What Would These Famous Pre-Automobile People Drive?

yesterdayVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

It’s a holiday weekend coming up, and most of us are already planning our drunken bender logistics, so all actual productive thought is long gone. So let’s do something goofier with our brains as we ride out the day, like picking what car someone who died long before cars would have driven! Could be fun! Right? Maybe? Read more...

Subaru Levorg Confirmed For Australia

Subaru Australia has announced the turbocharged, AWD Levorg wagon for Australia, billing it as the "spiritual successor to the much-loved fourth generation Liberty GT wagon" and a key addition to its range of all-paw performance cars. Show More Summary

Honda Cuts CR-V VTi-S Pricing By $1000 To Stimulate Sales

Honda Australia has given its CR-V VTi-S variant a pricing haircut to sharpen its appeal, snipping $1000 off the pricetags of both the VTi-S 2WD and VTi-S AWD. Now sitting at $32,290 for the 2WD model and $35,290 for the AWD, the mid-range...Show More Summary

Strategy Group Gives Honda A Break, But Can They Actually Improve F1?

yesterdayVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Surprisingly, the often inept and self-interested Formula One Strategy Group has made some constructive decisions. Changes to the power unit penalties which are crippling this season will be rushed through. On the other hand, they’re sticking to plans to overhaul the car design. Let’s look at today’s decisions. Read more...

One Of The World's Greatest Designers Has Left The Building

yesterdayVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

After nearly five decades at the helm of Italdesign Giugiaro SpA, Giorgetto Giugiaro has retired from the Italian design house he founded. Both he and his 50-year-old son still own a 9.9 percent stake the company that was sold to Audi, but as of June 28, the legendary designer has left the building. Read more...

On the road with Scion's 2016 iA and iM (photos)

yesterdayVehicles / Cars : Car Tech

We take to the Santa Cruz mountains in the two newest models in Scion's lineup.

2016 Mazda3 Cuts Base Model, Adds Equipment

Mazda announced today that its the compact Mazda3 gets a lower starting price and more equipment for 2016. That said, the starting price of the 2016 Mazda Mazda3 actually increases because last year's base model, the SV, is dropped. That leaves the Sport as the entry model, and it is the base model that adds equipment while lowering the price...

Feds Vow To Punish Fiat Chrysler For Mishandling Recalls

yesterdayVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

After today’s public hearing in Washington, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says it will punish Fiat Chrysler for its mishandling of 23 recalls involving over 11 million cars. Read more...

William Shatner’s Rivet Trike Doesn't Work But It Is A Force For Good

yesterdayVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

When William Shatner laid out his plans to create a V8-powered, steampunk trike with two yokes and squeeze triggers for controls we all kind of assumed it wouldn’t work. Unfortunately we were right. But that hasn’t stopped Shatner from trailering the Rivet from Chicago to Los Angeles for an awesome cause. Read more...

Giugiaro Quits Giugiaro: Automotive Design Icon Exits Company

Giorgetto Giugiaro, the Italian master behind iconic designs like Alfa Romeo's Giulia Sprint GTV, the DeLorean DMC-12 and the Lotus Esprit has resigned from Italdesign Giugiaro, Automotive News is reporting. The quiet departure closes the door on one of the most celebrated careers in the automotive industry. Among his accolades is the title of...

Comment Of The Day: Don't Give Him Ideas Edition

yesterdayVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Today the company run by sweaterbaron Sergio Marchionne took a real rough beating in Washington. But what did Sergio have on his mind when that was happening? Read more...

Nissan Juke NISMO RS Used To Set Two-Wheel Record at Goodwood: Video

Generally, if a car winds up on two wheels, it's an accident. But not if you're Terry Grant. During the festivities at the Goodwood Festival of Speed, the stuntman took a Nissan Juke NISMO RS up Lord March's driveway in an impressive 2 minutes, 10 seconds. Breaking his own world record for the fastest mile traveled on two wheels. He had six...

NHTSA moves to penalize FCA for 'obstructing' oversight

yesterdayVehicles / Cars : Leftlane

NHTSA Administrator Mark Rosekind suggests there will be "action soon after the docket closes."

This Is Volvo's Idea Of The World's Most Resplendently Luxurious Baby

yesterdayVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Look at this baby. Look deep into his confused, cosseted eyes. He is not just a mere baby. He is a baby of Excellence. Or his leather-and-metal clad throne is Excellence, or something. Anyways, Volvo’s calling it the Excellence Child Seat Concept, and it’s the Swedes idea of the car seat of the future. Read more...

VIDEO: Hop in the 2016 Chevrolet Camaro Convertible for Its Inaugural Drive

The above video shows off the 2016 Chevrolet Camaro Convertible as it speeds dow n a desert road for its inaugural drive. The fully electric top is&mdas... via

The Way We're Reacting To The VW Worker Killed By A Robot Is Wrong

yesterdayVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

On Monday, there was a sad incident at a VW plant in Germany where an industrial robot that was being set up picked up a man and crushed him against a metal plate, killing him. This is essentially like any industrial accident — tragic, of course, but these factory deaths do occasionally happen. So why are there so many jokes about this in my social media feeds? Read more...

Holy Crap Watch This Nissan GT-R Fly Off The Road At Pikes Peak

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At the wheel of this hillclimb-prepped 2009 Nissan GT-R is none other than the impossibly kind racer and Motor Trend hot shoe Randy Pobst. Thankfully, he’s alright. Here’s how this crash happened to one of the best in the business. Read more...

Austrian Deal Continues Jaguar Land Rover's Manufacturing Expansion

A just-announced partnership with contract automobile assembler Magna Steyr means Jaguar Land Rover will soon begin building vehicles in Austria. The company also has factories in China and Brazil, and the move is not expected to impact its core U.K. operations, where design and engineering will remain. The deal is yet another milestone for Jaguar...

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