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  • 5 impressive "flaws" of the C8 Chevrolet Corvette August 3, 2020
    With its long-awaited mid-engine platform, the Chevrolet Corvette C8 is a major step forward for "America's Sports Car." But not every aspect of the eighth-generation Corvette is ideal for enthusiasts. Jason Fenske of Engineering Explained looked at five "flaws" of the C8 Corvette, and why fans may be wrong to complain about them. The first […]
  • Optiq and Symboliq trademarks hint at future Cadillac EVs August 3, 2020
    A pair of trademark filings may hint at the names of two future Cadillac electric vehicles. Trademarks for “Cadillac Optiq” and “Cadillac Symboliq” were filed with the United States Patent and Trademark Office on July 21. Blogging website GM Authority has learned the trademarks were also filed with an intellectual property...
  • Shelby's first take on the 2020 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 sees the output rise to 800 horses August 3, 2020
    The 2020 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 is as extreme as muscle cars tend to get, but Shelby American was never going to sit back and let Ford have all the fun. To make its mark on the super muscle car, Shelby rolled out the GT500 Signature Edition packing over 800 horsepower. The GT500's 5.2-liter supercharged […]
  • 2022 Jeep Grand Cherokee, 2022 Audi S3, AC Cobra replicas: Car News Headlines August 3, 2020
    A new generation of the Jeep Grand Cherokee is due for the 2022 model year, and this time there will be a three-row variant, a prototype for which has just been spotted. Look for the new GC to ride on a modified version of the platform underpinning the Alfa Romeo Stelvio. Also due for the […]
  • 2022 Jeep Grand Cherokee-based 3-row SUV spy shots August 3, 2020
    A three-row Jeep SUV based on the next-generation Grand Cherokee has been spotted testing in prototype form. The vehicle is not to be mistaken for the long-awaited Wagoneer and Grand Wagoneer duo that will ride on the full-size, body-on-frame platform of the latest Ram 1500 pickup truck. Rather, it will be a new mid-size contender […]
  • Cristiano Ronaldo tipped as buyer of $8.9M Bugatti Centodieci August 3, 2020
    Portuguese soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo is known for his love of fast cars, and now it seems he's about to add one of the fastest, most exclusive cars to his growing collection: the Bugatti Centodieci. Bugatti unveiled the limited-edition hypercar last August to celebrate the EB110 (Centodieci is Italian for “One hundred and ten”)...
  • EVgo to add thousands of fast chargers over next 5 years, with help from GM August 3, 2020
    General Motors is committed to launching 20 electric vehicles by 2023 in North America as part of a $20 billion investment into electrification and self-driving technology spanning the next five years. And to ensure future owners of its EVs will have places to charge their vehicles away from home, the automaker has teamed up with […]
  • 2022 Audi S3 spy shots and video August 3, 2020
    Audi in April unveiled a new generation of the A3, the nameplate's fourth, and included in the range once again will be a sporty S3. Our latest spy footage shows a prototype for the new S3 in sedan guise. There will also be a hatchback body style, which Audi refers to as a Sportback. We […]
  • Lewis Hamilton wins 2020 Formula One British Grand Prix despite final lap puncture August 3, 2020
    Mercedes-AMG's Lewis Hamilton took home the win on Sunday at a somewhat predictable 2020 Formula One British Grand Prix held at the Silverstone Circuit. The Briton started the race on pole and was never really unsettled until the final lap when his left-front tire gave way. Fortunately for him the gap with the next driver […]
  • The story behind crashing the Saleen Mustang in "2 Fast 2 Furious" August 2, 2020
    A Saleen Mustang had a brief but memorable appearance in 2003's "2 Fast 2 Furious," getting torn to shreds by a semi truck after just a few minutes of screen time. That scene almost didn't happen, according to Craig Lieberman, who served as technical advisor for the first two "Fast and Furious" films. It wasn't […]
  • "Jay Leno's Garage" features a 1938 Tatra T87 that became a World War II hero August 2, 2020
    The Volkswagen Beetle is likely the most famous rear-engine car to come out of the 1930s, but it wasn't the only one. This episode of "Jay Leno's Garage" features the 1938 Tatra T87, which sports a rear-mounted V-8 and may have been the Czech resistance's secret weapon during World War II. Beneath the louvers of […]
  • Lamborghini Essenza SCV12, 2020 Cadillac CT5-V, 2021 Porsche Panamera: This Week's Top Photos August 1, 2020
    Lamborghini rolled out the limited-edition Essenza SCV12 this week. The car is a new track machine based on the Aventador platform, and it produces 830 horsepower coupled with more downforce than a GT3 racer. It also has a custom Capristo exhaust so should sound amazing. One of the cars we tested this week was the […]
  • AC Cars is once again making V-8 Cobras August 1, 2020
    British firm AC Cars is famous for its Ace sports car that formed the basis for the original Shelby Cobra, so it's only fitting the company is getting into the Cobra replica business. After announcing turbo-4 and all-electric Cobras, AC is returning to the car's more famous V-8 option. The AC Cobra 378 Superblower Mark […]
  • Land Rover Defender 90 US launch delayed until 2021 July 31, 2020
    The 2020 Land Rover Defender has finally arrived in the U.S. to take American enthusiasts' money. But the full lineup isn't here yet. The four-door 2020 Land Rover Defender 110 hit U.S. dealerships in June. The two-door Defender 90 will not be in U.S. dealers this fall as originally planned. On Friday, Land Rover spokesman […]
  • 2020 Tesla Model Y, GMC Hummer EV, 2021 BMW M3: The Week In Reverse July 31, 2020
    We slid behind the wheel of the 2020 Tesla Model Y; the GMC Hummer EVs were teased; and the 2021 BMW M3 was spotted. It's the Week in Reverse, right here at Motor Authority. We spent some time with the 2020 Tesla Model Y and found it rethinks the automobile in some creative ways. While […]

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  • GM cites evidence of offshore accounts, wants FCA racketeering lawsuit revived August 3, 2020
    Filed under: Earnings/Financials,Government/Legal,UAW/Unions,Chrysler,Fiat,GM Continue reading GM cites evidence of offshore accounts, wants FCA racketeering lawsuit revived GM cites evidence of offshore accounts, wants FCA racketeering lawsuit revived originally appeared on Autoblog on Mon, 3 Aug 2020 19:50:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink |  Email this |  Comments
    Reuters
  • Ferrari's outlook takes hit from coronavirus, but orders still strong August 3, 2020
    Filed under: Earnings/Financials,Ferrari Ferrari trimmed its full-year earnings forecast on Monday after second-quarter income fell 60% due to the impact of the coronavirus pandemic, but said orders were "very strong," sending the luxury carmaker's shares up nearly 4%. Chief Executive Louis Camilleri told analysts that last quarter's order book was up double digits (percentage) in […]
    Reuters
  • The No. 1 bestselling car jump starter on Amazon is 21% off right now August 3, 2020
    Filed under: Commerce Continue reading The No. 1 bestselling car jump starter on Amazon is 21% off right now The No. 1 bestselling car jump starter on Amazon is 21% off right now originally appeared on Autoblog on Mon, 3 Aug 2020 17:23:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink |  Email this |  […]
    Autoblog Staff
  • 2021 Jeep Gladiator gets Willys and 80th Anniversary packages August 3, 2020
    Filed under: Jeep,Truck,Off-Road Continue reading 2021 Jeep Gladiator gets Willys and 80th Anniversary packages 2021 Jeep Gladiator gets Willys and 80th Anniversary packages originally appeared on Autoblog on Mon, 3 Aug 2020 16:37:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink |  Email this |  Comments
    Jonathon Ramsey
  • Wanna be different with your vintage SUV? Try a Plymouth Trailduster August 3, 2020
    Filed under: Used Car Buying,Automotive History,Truck,Classics Continue reading Wanna be different with your vintage SUV? Try a Plymouth Trailduster Wanna be different with your vintage SUV? Try a Plymouth Trailduster originally appeared on Autoblog on Mon, 3 Aug 2020 14:40:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink |  Email this |  Comments
    James Riswick
  • 'Long Way Up' features Ewan McGregor, Charley Boorman riding Harley-Davidson LiveWires from Argentina to Mexico August 3, 2020
    Filed under: Celebrities,Green,TV/Movies,Motorcycle,Rivian Continue reading 'Long Way Up' features Ewan McGregor, Charley Boorman riding Harley-Davidson LiveWires from Argentina to Mexico 'Long Way Up' features Ewan McGregor, Charley Boorman riding Harley-Davidson LiveWires from Argentina to Mexico originally appeared on Autoblog on Mon, 3 Aug 2020 13:40:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink |  […]
    Zac Palmer
  • Would you fly in an electric airplane? August 3, 2020
    Filed under: Misc,Video,Green,Commerce,Autoblog Minute,Videos Continue reading Would you fly in an electric airplane? Would you fly in an electric airplane? originally appeared on Autoblog on Mon, 3 Aug 2020 13:25:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink |  Email this |  Comments
    Autoblog Staff
  • Ram open to releasing electric pickup if buyers ask for one August 3, 2020
    Filed under: Green,RAM,Truck,Electric Continue reading Ram open to releasing electric pickup if buyers ask for one Ram open to releasing electric pickup if buyers ask for one originally appeared on Autoblog on Mon, 3 Aug 2020 12:56:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink |  Email this |  Comments
    Ronan Glon
  • Florida man clings to semi truck hood for 9 miles on freeway: Watch the video August 3, 2020
    Filed under: Weird Car News Continue reading Florida man clings to semi truck hood for 9 miles on freeway: Watch the video Florida man clings to semi truck hood for 9 miles on freeway: Watch the video originally appeared on Autoblog on Mon, 3 Aug 2020 11:27:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of […]
    Sven Gustafson
  • 2020 Ford Expedition Luggage Test | How much fits behind the third row? August 3, 2020
    Filed under: Ford,SUV,Driveway Tests Continue reading 2020 Ford Expedition Luggage Test | How much fits behind the third row? 2020 Ford Expedition Luggage Test | How much fits behind the third row? originally appeared on Autoblog on Mon, 3 Aug 2020 11:00:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink |  Email this |  Comments
    James Riswick
  • Honda EV-Cub patent is the electric Super Cub we've been waiting for August 3, 2020
    Filed under: Green,Honda,Motorcycle,Electric Continue reading Honda EV-Cub patent is the electric Super Cub we've been waiting for Honda EV-Cub patent is the electric Super Cub we've been waiting for originally appeared on Autoblog on Mon, 3 Aug 2020 10:50:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink |  Email this |  Comments
    Jeremy Korzeniewski
  • Electric car charging station numbers are rising; GM and EVgo to add 2,700 more August 3, 2020
    Filed under: Green,GM,Electric When the electric car revolution arrives, will there be enough places to plug in? There are now 26,000 electric vehicle charging stations open to the public in the U.S., with more than 84,000 plugs. Currently electric vehicles make up only about 1.3% of total new vehicle sales in the U.S., according to […]
    Associated Press
  • Toyota Supra in line to get a manual transmission? August 3, 2020
    Filed under: Rumormill,Toyota,Coupe,Future,Performance Continue reading Toyota Supra in line to get a manual transmission? Toyota Supra in line to get a manual transmission? originally appeared on Autoblog on Mon, 3 Aug 2020 09:26:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink |  Email this |  Comments
    Jonathon Ramsey
  • Online car sellers get major boost during pandemic August 3, 2020
    Filed under: Car Buying,Car Dealers,Used Car Buying After years of being part of a future that never quite arrived, the coronavirus pandemic has put U.S. online car sellers on the map. Now comes a race to spend vast sums on digital commerce platforms specifically designed to handle auto sales. Without deep pockets, many startups and […]
    Reuters
  • 2020 BMW X3 Review | Plugging in and pumping up August 3, 2020
    Filed under: Reviews,BMW,Buying Guide,Crossover,Luxury,Performance Continue reading 2020 BMW X3 Review | Plugging in and pumping up 2020 BMW X3 Review | Plugging in and pumping up originally appeared on Autoblog on Mon, 3 Aug 2020 09:00:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink |  Email this |  Comments
    Byron Hurd
  • Lordstown Motors will go public by merging with DiamondPeak Holdings August 3, 2020
    Filed under: Earnings/Financials,Green,Truck,Electric Continue reading Lordstown Motors will go public by merging with DiamondPeak Holdings Lordstown Motors will go public by merging with DiamondPeak Holdings originally appeared on Autoblog on Mon, 3 Aug 2020 08:34:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink |  Email this |  Comments
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  • Ford Maverick rumor predicts 'a Transit Connect pickup' August 3, 2020
    Filed under: Rumormill,Spy Photos,Ford,Truck,Commercial Vehicles,Future Continue reading Ford Maverick rumor predicts 'a Transit Connect pickup' Ford Maverick rumor predicts 'a Transit Connect pickup' originally appeared on Autoblog on Mon, 3 Aug 2020 08:20:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink |  Email this |  Comments
    Jonathon Ramsey
  • Junkyard Gem: 1979 Chevrolet Chevette, Animal Rights Edition August 2, 2020
    Filed under: Etc.,Chevrolet,Automotive History,Hatchback Continue reading Junkyard Gem: 1979 Chevrolet Chevette, Animal Rights Edition Junkyard Gem: 1979 Chevrolet Chevette, Animal Rights Edition originally appeared on Autoblog on Sun, 2 Aug 2020 16:30:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink |  Email this |  Comments
    Murilee Martin
  • End game for oil? OPEC prepares for an age of dwindling demand August 2, 2020
    Filed under: Green The coronavirus crisis may have triggered the long-anticipated tipping point in oil demand and it is focusing minds in OPEC. The pandemic drove down daily crude consumption by as much as a third earlier this year, at a time when the rise of electric vehicles and a shift to renewable energy sources […]
    Reuters
  • Lewis Hamilton wins British Grand Prix on a shredded tire August 2, 2020
    Filed under: Motorsports Lewis Hamilton held on to win the British Grand Prix on Sunday despite a puncture on the last lap to clinch an 87th career win and move within four of Michael Schumacher's Formula One record. The championship leader's record-extending seventh Silverstone win saw him finish six seconds ahead of Red Bull's Max […]
    Associated Press

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