Autos: News

Tesla Model S shooting brake design images revealed

Thursday  17:19,   14 december 2017
Autoblog

A design-forward conversion of a design-forward electric car.We also now know the name of the designer behind the project: Niels van Roij, a London-based Dutch car designer who has worked on projects including the Future London Taxi and, eight years [...]

Mercedes says goodbye to diesel in North America

Thursday  17:19,   14 december 2017
Driving.ca

Rather than the result of a scandal, it could be due to improper fuel south of the borderVehicle manufacturers must submit product information to the appropriate governing regulatory body – in the U.S., it’s the NHTSA, in Canada, it’s Transport[...]

New Mercedes-Benz G-Class to carry on styling tradition

Thursday  17:18,   14 december 2017
Autofile

Teaser images show thoroughly modern interpretation of classic interiorThe company released images of the new G-Class interior, being careful to not reveal too much of the exterior. But when you think about it, the G-Class has retained its high,[...]

Hyundai Elantras Recalled Over Brake Pedal Stop Pad

Wednesday  17:24,   13 december 2017
autoTRADER.ca

Transport Canada is issuing a recall on 2013 and 2014 Hyundai Elantra models. On some of those cars, an issue with the brake pedal could cause problems with the brake lights or when shifting out of park. The problem is the brake pedal stopper. The[...]

Volkswagen teases new generation Jetta

Wednesday  17:24,   13 december 2017
Autofile

Teaser GIF at Volkswagen Canada consumer site shows various highlightsWe don’t know that we trust one or the other to be a better indication of the upcoming car, since they look a bit different (and even though you can’t see either one clearly[...]

Apollo IE Hypercar Spotted On The Road For The First Time

Wednesday  17:24,   13 december 2017
motor1

The new Intensa Emozione has been tearing up the streets of Hong Kong.We’ve seen this brief 13-second spy footage from Hong Kong, which shows the IE lighting up its tires around the tightly packed streets of the Chinese-run territory. It seems the[...]

2019 Mustang GT500 Leak Suggests Supercharged 5.2-liter V8

Wednesday  17:23,   13 december 2017
motor1

It'll also likely have a massive set of brakes.The leaks paint an interesting picture about the new engine. A blurry image of a powertrain document from Ford specifically mentions a 5.2-liter supercharged Mustang GT500. A photo also shows the[...]

New Ford Mustang Bullitt Possibly Caught in the Wild

Wednesday  17:23,   13 december 2017
Motor Trend

We desperately want this to be realA few days ago, in the Facebook group "Chicagoland Petrolheads and Car Spotters," member Tony Zaleski Jr. posted five photos of a Mustang that sure looks a lot like a Bullitt. It's green, missing the GT's rear[...]

Ford Ranger FX4 Spied With Production Body

Wednesday  17:22,   13 december 2017
motor1

Expect to see the small pickup sometime in 2018.Spied in FX4 trim, the Explorer-like grille is clearly distinguishable underneath the mesh covering. Small portions of the production headlights and taillights can also be noted. The taller ride[...]

Timeless Mustang immortalized with wristwatch

Tuesday  21:50,   12 december 2017
Autofile

REC Watches scours salvage yards for authentic auto pieces for its watchesDanish watchmaker REC Watches, which specializes in obtaining authentic pieces from iconic cars and turning them into timepieces, has now turned its attention to the classic[...]

Volvo XC60 Wins Japan’s Car of the Year award

Tuesday  21:50,   12 december 2017
Autofile

The XC60 beat out the BMW 5 Series and Toyota Camry for Japan’s top auto awardThe XC60 finished some 52 votes clear of the strong finishing 5-Series and 62 ahead of the closest Japanese competitor, Toyota’s[...]

Nissan Says No AWD Won't Hurt Kicks, Toyota Says Opposite About C-HR

Tuesday  21:50,   12 december 2017
autoTRADER.ca

A Toyota exec says that the CH-R's front-drive only setup is hurting sales of the subcompact crossover. A Toyota exec says that the CH-R's front-drive only setup is hurting sales of the subcompact crossover. But a Nissan product planner [...]

New Toyota Avalon Sedan Will Debut In January At NAIAS

Tuesday  18:15,   12 december 2017
motor1

The recast full-size sedan will seek to stem the sharp sales decline of the current model.We’ve seen the new Toyota Avalon a few times this year wearing plenty of camouflage, but the mystery of this new flagship sedan won’t be a mystery much longer. [...]

Beyond Aluminum: 2019 GM Pickups May Tackle the Carbon-Fiber Frontier

Tuesday  17:08,   12 december 2017
Car and Driver

<p>GM is reportedly planning to use plastic for its pickup beds.</p>In all fairness, it’s not the kind of plastic that the word brings to mind. The beds would be made of carbon-fiber-reinforced plastic (CFRP), commonly just called carbon[...]

Lamborghini is now entering the massage chair sector

Tuesday  17:08,   12 december 2017
Motoring Research

It seems building its first SUV isn’t enough. The post Lamborghini is now entering the massage chair sector appeared first on Motoring Research. [...]