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  • Lexus teaser suggests new minivan is bound for Shanghai

    1 week ago

    Lexus teaser suggests new minivan is bound for Shanghai

    SHANGHAI, April 12 — Lexus will be debuting the Lexus LM, a luxurious minivan, at Auto Shanghai next week, according to a Chinese press release spotted by LexusEnthusiast.com....

  • Perodua Bezza Limited Edition unveiled at Malaysia Autoshow 2019

    1 week ago

    Perodua Bezza Limited Edition unveiled at Malaysia Autoshow 2019

    KUALA LUMPUR, April 11 — Perodua has unveiled its new Perodua Bezza Limited Edition at the four-day Malaysia Autoshow 2019, which begins today. Perodua said the special Bezza...

  • Citroën C5 Aircross, Range Rover Evoque get top marks in Euro NCAP crash tests

    1 week ago

    Citroën C5 Aircross, Range Rover Evoque get top marks in Euro NCAP crash tests

    LEUVEN (Belgium), April 11 — The Citroën C5 Aircross and Range Rover Evoque have successfully passed, with flying colours, the European Evaluation crash tests programme for New...

  • Hyundai publishes design sketches of upcoming SUV

    1 week ago

    Hyundai publishes design sketches of upcoming SUV

    SEOUL, April 10 — Hyundai has published a series of design sketches of the 2020 Venue ahead of its world premiere at the New York International Auto Show next week. Late last...

  • Mercedes 2020 AMG CLA 35 announced ahead of New York debut

    2 weeks ago

    Mercedes 2020 AMG CLA 35 announced ahead of New York debut

    STUTTGART, April 9 — Mercedes announced that the new 2020 AMG CLA 35 will make its world premiere at the New York International Auto Show, a model very similar to the AMG A35...

  • Uber scientist says some time before self-driving cars dominate the road

    2 weeks ago

    Uber scientist says some time before self-driving cars dominate the road

    NEW YORK, April 9 — Uber Technologies Inc expects it will take a long time before one of its biggest investments, self-driving cars, is ready for wide-scale deployment, a senior...

  • Google Maps lets users report when traffic slows due to jams

    2 weeks ago

    Google Maps lets users report when traffic slows due to jams

    SAN FRANCISCO, April 9 — Over the past year, Google has been expanding features from their very own Waze GPS navigation app to Google Maps. Just last month, a feature similar to...

  • Bermaz Motor to put all-new Mazda CX-8 on preview at Malaysia Autoshow this week

    2 weeks ago

    Bermaz Motor to put all-new Mazda CX-8 on preview at Malaysia Autoshow this week

    KUALA LUMPUR, April 8 — Bermaz Motor, the sole distributor of Mazda vehicles in Malaysia, is all geared-up to put the new Mazda CX-8 on preview at the Malaysia Autoshow from...

  • Ford's ‘Mustang-inspired' future electric SUV to have 600-km range

    2 weeks ago

    Ford's ‘Mustang-inspired' future electric SUV to have 600-km range

    AMSTERDAM, April 7 ― During the #GoElectric event in Amsterdam, Ford revealed its schedule for releasing 16 new electric models (light hybrid, hybrid, plug-in hybrid and 100 per...

  • 2019 Auto Shanghai is fast approaching and the teasers keep coming

    2 weeks ago

    2019 Auto Shanghai is fast approaching and the teasers keep coming

    SHANGHAI, April 7 ― With the 2019 Auto Shanghai less than two weeks away, car manufacturers continue to tease and tantalise by publishing obscure photos of the models expected...

  • Ford Puma returning as a crossover, out late 2019

    2 weeks ago

    Ford Puma returning as a crossover, out late 2019

    AMSTERDAM, April 4 — The Puma is back at Ford. The one-time coupé is set to return in the form of a crossover, due on sale late 2019. In the meantime, the American automaker...

  • Audi, Infiniti, Nissan and more: A look at the latest Shanghai Motor Show sneak peeks

    2 weeks ago

    Audi, Infiniti, Nissan and more: A look at the latest Shanghai Motor Show sneak peeks

    SHANGHAI, April 4 — On Monday and Tuesday, a handful of car manufacturers published their first teasers of concept models and production vehicles that will debut at the Shanghai...

  • Berlin opens way for e-scooters on German streets

    2 weeks ago

    Berlin opens way for e-scooters on German streets

    BERLIN, April 3 — German ministers agreed today rules for using battery-powered scooters on the country’s roads, paving the way for the two-wheeled craze to spread further...

  • Toyota brings back the Yaris Hatch for 2020 model year

    3 weeks ago

    Toyota brings back the Yaris Hatch for 2020 model year

    DETROIT, April 3 — Toyota this week introduced the 2020 Yaris Hatchback, a model based on the segment’s sedan that features extra cargo space while still being a “taut,...

  • Daimler and Geely to develop next generation Smart car

    3 weeks ago

    Daimler and Geely to develop next generation Smart car

    BEIJING, April 2 — Mercedes-Benz maker Daimler and Chinese auto giant Geely announced plans Thursday to develop the next generation of electric Smart cars to be made in China in...

  • Kia takes the wraps off two new SUVs in Seoul

    3 weeks ago

    Kia takes the wraps off two new SUVs in Seoul

    SEOUL, March 29 — In a world exclusive, Kia has unveiled two new SUV concept cars at the Seoul Motor Show ahead of the expected launch of the two models in South Korea at...

  • Renault Samsung Motors XM3 Inspire: A coupe-SUV for South Korea

    3 weeks ago

    Renault Samsung Motors XM3 Inspire: A coupe-SUV for South Korea

    SEOUL, March 29 — Carmaker Renault Samsung Motors presented the world premiere at the Seoul Motor Show of its new show car, the XM3 Inspire, a coupe-SUV that will be available...

  • Lincoln adds to luxury segment with Corsair SUV (VIDEO)

    3 weeks ago

    Lincoln adds to luxury segment with Corsair SUV (VIDEO)

    NEW YORK, March 28 — Lincoln has released a 17-second video that reveals just a part of the upcoming Corsair's silhouette. Yesterday, Lincoln announced that it would be bringing...

  • Hyundai teases smallest CUV yet, the Venue

    3 weeks ago

    Hyundai teases smallest CUV yet, the Venue

    SEOUL, March 28 — Hyundai has announced the name of its latest, smallest, and trendiest crossover utility vehicle to date: The 2020 Hyundai Venue. On Tuesday, Hyundai revealed...

  • Prince Charles visit shines spotlight on Cuba’s classic British cars

    4 weeks ago

    Prince Charles visit shines spotlight on Cuba’s classic British cars

    HAVANA, March 27 — Cuba’s rolling museum of vintage US cars may be world-renowned, but it was the island’s collection of British vehicles, from Jaguars to MGs, that were on...

  • Ferrari unveils the P80/C, a unique model developed for a client (VIDEO)

    4 weeks ago

    Ferrari unveils the P80/C, a unique model developed for a client (VIDEO)

    MODENA, March 26 — Italian car maker Ferrari has presented the P80/C, a one-off car that is unique and extreme — a custom-made model created for one of the brands’ clients...

  • All black everything: Ford offers Black Appearance Package for 2019 Ford Rangers

    4 weeks ago

    All black everything: Ford offers Black Appearance Package for 2019 Ford Rangers

    CHICAGO, March 26 — Ford has announced the new Black Appearance Package available for the 2019 Ford Ranger lineup. Since the 2019 Ford Ranger pickup went on sale in January of...

  • Aston Martin publishes images of £6m pair of cars

    4 weeks ago

    Aston Martin publishes images of £6m pair of cars

    LONDON, March 26 — In preparation of Zagato's 100th anniversary, Aston Martin published detailed sketches of the DBS GT Zagato and the DB4 GT Zagato Continuation, the two models...

  • Mercedes Benz strengthens its SUV market with GLC 300 coupe and GLE 450

    1 month ago

    Mercedes Benz strengthens its SUV market with GLC 300 coupe and GLE 450

    KUALA LUMPUR, March 22 — Mercedes Benz Malaysia today further strengthened its hold in the premium vehicle market with the introduction of the new GLC 300 Coupe AMG Line and the...

  • Cuba a thriving hang-out for Soviet era motorcycle sidecars

    1 month ago

    Cuba a thriving hang-out for Soviet era motorcycle sidecars

    HAVANA, March 21 — Cuba’s love affair with 1950s-era American cars is still intact, but the communist-run island also has a lingering attachment to a stalwart of Soviet-era...

  • BMW teases first 2 Series Gran Coupe

    1 month ago

    BMW teases first 2 Series Gran Coupe

    MUNICH, March 21 — Though the world premiere isn't expected to take place until the LA Auto Show in November of this year, BMW has begun teasing the upcoming 2 Series Gran Coupe...

  • Toyota to build new hybrid cars in Brexit-facing UK

    1 month ago

    Toyota to build new hybrid cars in Brexit-facing UK

    LONDON, March 21 — Toyota yesterday said it will build a new hybrid car in Britain for Japanese peer Suzuki — a welcome boost for the UK auto sector which has been hit by...

  • Safety first: Volvo to add in-car sensors to prevent drunk driving

    1 month ago

    Safety first: Volvo to add in-car sensors to prevent drunk driving

    GOTHENBURG, March 20 — Swedish automaker Volvo hopes to reinforce its reputation for safety-first driving by installing cameras and sensors in its cars from the early 2020s,...

  • DS Auto poised to reveal something new this week

    1 month ago

    DS Auto poised to reveal something new this week

    PARIS, March 19 — The DS auto brand appears poised to unveil a new model — probably a concept car — on Thursday, according to its styling director, Thierry Métroz, who...

  • Cadillac teases 2020 CT5 with ASMR-inspired media campaign

    1 month ago

    Cadillac teases 2020 CT5 with ASMR-inspired media campaign

    DETROIT, March 19 — Cadillac has revealed the 2020 CT5 sedan and is promoting it in an ASMR-style social media campaign. Yesterday, Cadillac unveiled the new CT5 sedan and, from...