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Next-Gen SEAT Leon Gets New Interior, Hybrid Tech

May 25, 2018 at 11:32 AM

Volkswagen AG’s SEAT unit will introduce a new instrument display and user interface next year with the redesigned Leon midsize car, Autocar reports.

Report: Dodge Viper to Be Revived with V-8 Power

May 25, 2018 at 10:26 AM

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV plans to resurrect the Dodge Viper in late 2020, Car and Driver reports.

JLR Budgets £4.5 Billion for New Models, Tech, Production

May 23, 2018 at 3:58 PM

Jaguar Land Rover Ltd. says it will spend £4.5 billion ($6 billion) on product development, new technologies and manufacturing facilities in the fiscal year that began April 1.

VW Will Use I.D. Concept Design for Production EV

May 23, 2018 at 11:41 AM

Volkswagen AG will maintain the distinctive design of its I.D. concept electric car when the company introduces a production version of the vehicle in early 2020.

Mercedes AMG E53 Teams I-6 Engine with 48-Volt Mild Hybrid Tech

May 22, 2018 at 5:09 PM

Daimler AG’s 2019 Mercedes-AMG E53 sedan will feature a 3.0-liter inline-6 engine with a 48-volt mild-hybrid system.  The twin-turbocharged powerplant generates 429 hp and 384 lb-ft of torque.

Tesla Promises Fix for Model 3’s Erratic Braking

May 22, 2018 at 11:38 AM

CEO Elon Musk says Tesla Inc. will fix reported unpredictable braking performance for its new Model 3 electric sedan with a firmware update a few days from now.

Ford Mach 1 EV on Track for 2020

May 22, 2018 at 8:07 AM

Ford Motor Co. is moving forward with plans to launch the “Mustang-inspired” electric crossover vehicle it hinted at in January.

Jaguar Eyes Second Sports Car

May 21, 2018 at 4:59 PM

Jaguar Land Rover Ltd.’s Jaguar unit is evaluating the potential of a second sports car to complement the current F-Type two-seater.

Tesla Model 3 Stumbles in Consumer Reports Tests

May 21, 2018 at 12:56 PM

Consumer Reports magazine says it cannot recommend the new Tesla Model 3 electric sedan because the car’s inconsistent braking, stiff ride, uncomfortable rear seats and difficult-to-use touchscreen controls.

Honda Readies New Model Blitz for India

May 16, 2018 at 9:52 AM

Honda Motor Co. plans to bring six new models to the Indian market by 2021, including three in the fiscal year that began last month.

Lexus LQ in the Works?

May 15, 2018 at 11:42 AM

Toyota Motor Corp. has filed a trademark application in the U.S. to use “LQ” as the name of a future vehicle, perhaps for a new range-topping model for the carmaker’s Lexus unit.

Audi Previews Q8 Crossover

May 15, 2018 at 9:47 AM

Audi AG says its upcoming Q8 crossover vehicle will feature an array of advanced technologies.