• Despite GM lawsuit, FCA-PSA merger talks 'going well'

    Fiat Chrysler has said talks with Peugeot to create the globe's fourth largest carmaker were going well, despite a racketeering lawsuit filed by General Motors late on Wednesday, seeking "substantial damages".
  • What does the future hold for last-mile delivery?

    2019-11-21 11:28
    Renault's new concept vehicles tackle the challenges associated with urban delivery drivingThe rise of e-commerce and growth in package deliveries has had a ripple effect on UK roads. One in every £5 spent with UK retailers is now online, and while that has had a knock-on effect by shrinking the high street, it has also increased the requirement for light commercial vehicles to deliver products to suit individuals – be it a convenient time or location.
    According to a
  • BMW M boss confirms standalone M model

    Steve Fowler2019-11-21 07:00
    A new super-advanced halo BMW M model could arrive by 2021, and it's likely to feature some form of electrificationSpeaking exclusively to Auto Express at the Los Angeles Motor Show, BMW M boss Markus Flasch said, “I can think of doing standalone M-cars – I like the idea and I think we’re going to do something in this direction.”
    BMW wowed show goers at the Frankfurt Motor Show in September when it showed the plug-in hybrid Vision M Next conce
  • 2021 Chevy Trailblazer revealed with more details and trims

    Filed under:LA Auto Show,Chevrolet,Crossover,BudgetContinue reading 2021 Chevy Trailblazer revealed with more details and trims 2021 Chevy Trailblazer revealed with more details and trims originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 20 Nov 2019 20:47:00 EST.Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink |  Email this | Comments
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  • VW Atlas Cross Sport R soars into L.A. with 480 horsepower

    Filed under:Design/Style,Motorsports,LA Auto Show,Volkswagen,Crossover,SUV,Concept Cars,Off-Road,Racing,PerformanceContinue reading VW Atlas Cross Sport R soars into L.A. with 480 horsepower VW Atlas Cross Sport R soars into L.A. with 480 horsepower originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 20 Nov 2019 17:03:00 EST.Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink |  Email this | Comments
  • The 2020 Mazda CX-30 will start at $22,945 with 2.5L power

    Filed under:LA Auto Show,Mazda,CrossoverContinue reading The 2020 Mazda CX-30 will start at $22,945 with 2.5L power The 2020 Mazda CX-30 will start at $22,945 with 2.5L power originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 20 Nov 2019 16:45:00 EST.Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink |  Email this | Comments
  • UAW president Gary Jones resigns as union prepares to oust him

    Filed under:Earnings/Financials,Government/Legal,UAW/UnionsThe United Auto Workers (UAW) said on Wednesday it has filed charges under its bylaws against its president, accusing him of "false, misleading and inaccurate expense records" and saying those charges could lead to his removal from his elected office and expulsion from the union.The UAW said it had filed charges under Article 30 of its constitution against Gary Jones, who has been linked to an ongoing corruption probe by U.S. federal off
  • UAW accuses union president of falsified spending in move to oust him

    Filed under:Earnings/Financials,Government/Legal,UAW/UnionsThe United Auto Workers (UAW) said on Wednesday it has filed charges under its bylaws against its president, accusing him of "false, misleading and inaccurate expense records" and saying those charges could lead to his removal from his elected office and expulsion from the union.The UAW said it had filed charges under Article 30 of its constitution against Gary Jones, who has been linked to an ongoing corruption probe by U.S. federal off
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  • Time for an electric Corvette SUV, one analyst says

    Filed under:Green,Green,Chevrolet,Ford,SUVContinue reading Time for an electric Corvette SUV, one analyst says Time for an electric Corvette SUV, one analyst says originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 20 Nov 2019 15:15:00 EST.Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink |  Email this | Comments
  • Ford could build 50,000 Mustang Mach-Es in the first year

    Filed under:Green,LA Auto Show,Ford,Crossover,Electric,PerformanceContinue reading Ford could build 50,000 Mustang Mach-Es in the first year Ford could build 50,000 Mustang Mach-Es in the first year originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 20 Nov 2019 14:56:00 EST.Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink |  Email this | Comments
  • 2021 Kia Seltos rolls style and value into a subcompact package

    Filed under:Auto News,Auto Shows,LA Auto Show,Kia,CrossoverContinue reading 2021 Kia Seltos rolls style and value into a subcompact package 2021 Kia Seltos rolls style and value into a subcompact package originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 20 Nov 2019 14:25:00 EST.Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink |  Email this | Comments
  • 2020 Kia Niro Hybrid gets tweaked design, more tech features

    Filed under:Auto News,Auto Shows,Green,Green,LA Auto Show,Kia,CrossoverContinue reading 2020 Kia Niro Hybrid gets tweaked design, more tech features 2020 Kia Niro Hybrid gets tweaked design, more tech features originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 20 Nov 2019 14:25:00 EST.Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink |  Email this | Comments
  • Mercedes-Benz prices the 2020 EQC below its main rivals

    Filed under:Auto News,Automakers,Green,Green,Mercedes-Benz,Crossover,ElectricContinue reading Mercedes-Benz prices the 2020 EQC below its main rivals Mercedes-Benz prices the 2020 EQC below its main rivals originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 20 Nov 2019 14:00:00 EST.Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink |  Email this | Comments
  • Mercedes-AMG's 2021 GLE 63 S gets 603 horsepower from the family V8

    Filed under:Auto News,LA Auto Show,Mercedes-Benz,SUVContinue reading Mercedes-AMG's 2021 GLE 63 S gets 603 horsepower from the family V8 Mercedes-AMG's 2021 GLE 63 S gets 603 horsepower from the family V8 originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 20 Nov 2019 14:00:00 EST.Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink |  Email this | Comments
  • 2021 Mercedes-AMG GLS 63 S offers 89 horsepower per seat

    Filed under:Auto News,LA Auto Show,Mercedes-Benz,SUVContinue reading 2021 Mercedes-AMG GLS 63 S offers 89 horsepower per seat 2021 Mercedes-AMG GLS 63 S offers 89 horsepower per seat originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 20 Nov 2019 14:00:00 EST.Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink |  Email this | Comments
  • 2021 Mercedes-AMG GLS 63 offers 89 horsepower per seat

    Filed under:Auto News,LA Auto Show,Mercedes-Benz,SUVContinue reading 2021 Mercedes-AMG GLS 63 offers 89 horsepower per seat 2021 Mercedes-AMG GLS 63 offers 89 horsepower per seat originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 20 Nov 2019 14:00:00 EST.Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink |  Email this | Comments
  • 2020 Infiniti Edition 30 models priced

    Filed under:Infiniti,LuxuryContinue reading 2020 Infiniti Edition 30 models priced 2020 Infiniti Edition 30 models priced originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 20 Nov 2019 13:55:00 EST.Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink |  Email this | Comments
  • New Mercedes-AMG GLE 63 S arrives to take on BMW X5 M

    Luke Wilkinson2019-11-20 19:00
    The new Mercedes-AMG GLE 63 S sports a twin-turbocharged mild-hybrid V8 engine, which develops 603bhp and 850Nm of torqueThis is the new Mercedes-AMG GLE 63. It’s a performance version of the standard SUV which has been designed to rival the BMW X5 M Competition and Range Rover Sport SVR. When it goes on sale in the UK next year, it will only be available in Mercedes’s most potent S specification. 
    Like all of Mercedes-AMG’s top-tier models,
  • GM files racketeering lawsuit over FCA's alleged bribery of UAW

    Continue reading GM files racketeering lawsuit over FCA's alleged bribery of UAW GM files racketeering lawsuit over FCA's alleged bribery of UAW originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 20 Nov 2019 13:14:00 EST.Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink |  Email this | Comments
  • New Volkswagen e-up! 2020 review

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    Image 1 of 12 20 Nov, 2019 5:30pmJames Brodie
    The new e-up! will be the cheapest all-electric car from Volkswagen, but is it any good? Far from being on its way out, the little Volkswagen up! has been given an important task as it charges towards its ninth year on sale. 
    Next year Volkswagen will begin to roll out its family of ID. badged all-electric cars, all built using a purpose made electric platform and designed to become genuine alternatives to conventionally powered mo
  • 9 great early Black Friday deals for the techy car enthusiast in your life

    Filed under:Affiliate PostsContinue reading 9 great early Black Friday deals for the techy car enthusiast in your life 9 great early Black Friday deals for the techy car enthusiast in your life originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 20 Nov 2019 12:42:00 EST.Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink |  Email this | Comments
  • Hyundai Vision T Plug-in Hybrid SUV Concept lights up L.A. Auto Show

    Filed under:Technology,Design/Style,Green,LA Auto Show,Hyundai,Technology,Crossover,SUV,Concept Cars,HybridContinue reading Hyundai Vision T Plug-in Hybrid SUV Concept lights up L.A. Auto Show Hyundai Vision T Plug-in Hybrid SUV Concept lights up L.A. Auto Show originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 20 Nov 2019 12:40:00 EST.Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink |  Email this | Comments
  • Hyundai RM19 is yet another mid-engine prototype with payoff potential

    Filed under:LA Auto Show,Hyundai,Hatchback,Concept Cars,Future,Racing,PerformanceContinue reading Hyundai RM19 is yet another mid-engine prototype with payoff potential Hyundai RM19 is yet another mid-engine prototype with payoff potential originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 20 Nov 2019 12:40:00 EST.Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink |  Email this | Comments
  • 2020 Hyundai Ioniq debuts in L.A. with freshened styling, tech, more electric range for EV

    Filed under:Green,LA Auto Show,Hyundai,Hatchback,Electric,HybridContinue reading 2020 Hyundai Ioniq debuts in L.A. with freshened styling, tech, more electric range for EV 2020 Hyundai Ioniq debuts in L.A. with freshened styling, tech, more electric range for EV originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 20 Nov 2019 12:40:00 EST.Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink |  Email this | Comments
  • New Hyundai RM19 review

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    Image 1 of 30 20 Nov, 2019 5:45pmSteve Sutcliffe
    The 390bhp Hyundai RM19 is a test bed for tech that will appear on future Hyundais. We try it out on the NurburgringLet’s get one thing clear straight away: the Hyundai RM19 you see here is not a prototype of a production car that will appear in a year or so’s time. Instead it is, according to the Hyundai engineers who have built it, just a rolling test bed for various systems and technologies that will appear on various
  • 2020 Subaru WRX and WRX STI Series.White sneak in one more special edition

    Filed under:LA Auto Show,Subaru,Performance,sedanContinue reading 2020 Subaru WRX and WRX STI Series.White sneak in one more special edition 2020 Subaru WRX and WRX STI Series.White sneak in one more special edition originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 20 Nov 2019 12:00:00 EST.Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink |  Email this | Comments
  • New Hyundai RM19 Racing Midship prototype uncovered at LA

    Jonathan Burn2019-11-21 07:35
    Hyundai reveals intention for performance-based halo model with RM19, and we've already exclusively driven itHyundai has signalled its intentions to launch a performance-based, halo model with the reveal of the RM19 concept. Shown for the first time at the LA Motor Show, the running mid-engined prototype packs 390bhp and previews the future direction for Hyundai's N brand.
    The name, RM19, refers to the prototype’s ‘Racing Midship’ configuration, so
  • New Hyundai Racing Midship prototype uncovered at LA

    Jonathan Burn2019-11-20 17:45
    Hyundai reveals intention for performance-based halo model with RM19, and we've already exclusively driven itHyundai has signalled its intentions to launch a performance-based, halo model with the reveal of the RM19 concept. Shown for the first time at the LA Motor Show, the running mid-engined prototype packs 390bhp and previews the future direction for Hyundai's N brand.
    The name, RM19, refers to the prototype’s ‘Racing Midship’ configuration, so
  • LA Show: Lexus launches another convertible

    Toyota's premium brand Lexus launched its LC500 flagship convertible at the Los Angeles show.
  • New MINI JCW GP ride review

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    Image 1 of 34 20 Nov, 2019 3:45pmJames Mills
    We get behind the wheel of the latest MINI JCW GP If the Mini Cooper is the original pocket rocket, then the GP version of the reborn MINI is the Saturn 5, with horsepower to spare and a top speed that will make your eyes water.
    The 302bhp machine has no electronic leash to keep its top speed in check, meaning it can charge all the way to 164mph. But part of the appeal of the two past GP models has been how fun the hottest MINI feels, an
  • LA Show: VW''s seventh ID concept

    Volkswagen revealed the seventh concept car of its new all electric ID. family on the eve of the LA auto show.
  • GM isn't liable for punitive damages in ignition switch cases

    Filed under:Government/Legal,Chevrolet,Pontiac,Saturn,SafetyA federal appeals court said General Motors Co is not liable for punitive damages over accidents that occurred after its 2009 bankruptcy and involved vehicles it produced earlier, including vehicles with faulty ignition switches.The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan said on Tuesday that the automaker did not agree to contractually assume liability for punitive damages as part of its federally-backed Chapter 11 reorganizatio
  • Audi RS Q8's 600 horsepower bridges the trail and the track

    Filed under:Auto News,Auto Shows,LA Auto Show,Audi,SUVContinue reading Audi RS Q8's 600 horsepower bridges the trail and the track Audi RS Q8's 600 horsepower bridges the trail and the track originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 20 Nov 2019 10:00:00 EST.Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink |  Email this | Comments
  • Continental announces plant closures

    Continental has announced a restructuring to its manufacturing footprint over the next decade as it says an accelerated transition to electric mobility necessitates adjustments and the phasing out of production for combustion engine components at several locations worldwide. Over 5,000 jobs will be affected by the changes over the next ten years.
  • Automakers urged to standardize names for auto safety technologies

    Filed under:Government/Legal,Ownership,Safety,Technology,Emerging TechnologiesContinue reading Automakers urged to standardize names for auto safety technologies Automakers urged to standardize names for auto safety technologies originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 20 Nov 2019 09:31:00 EST.Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink |  Email this | Comments
  • 2020 Dodge Challenger celebrates 50th anniversary with a golden special edition

    Filed under:LA Auto Show,Dodge,Coupe,PerformanceContinue reading 2020 Dodge Challenger celebrates 50th anniversary with a golden special edition 2020 Dodge Challenger celebrates 50th anniversary with a golden special edition originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 20 Nov 2019 09:20:00 EST.Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink |  Email this | Comments
  • This OBD2 scanner is less than $30 for the next few hours

    Filed under:Affiliate PostsIt's been a little while since we've had an OBD2 deal for you, but at just $28.89 this diagnostic scan tool is worth a look. The scanner is compatible with most American cars made in 1996 or later, European cars made in 2001 or later, and Asian cars made in 2008 or later.Continue reading This OBD2 scanner is less than $30 for the next few hours This OBD2 scanner is less than $30 for the next few hours originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 20 Nov 2019 09:17:00 EST.Ple
  • Karma Revero GTS and SC2 concept plot the way forward

    Filed under:Green,LA Auto Show,Misc. Automakers,Coupe,Electric,Luxury,Performance,Supercars,sedanContinue reading Karma Revero GTS and SC2 concept plot the way forward Karma Revero GTS and SC2 concept plot the way forward originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 20 Nov 2019 09:09:00 EST.Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink |  Email this | Comments
  • Continental to cut 5,000 jobs as demand falls for combustion engines

    Filed under:Green,Hirings/Firings/Layoffs,Plants/ManufacturingGerman auto supplier Continentalon Wednesday said it would pare back its engine manufacturing activities as more stringent emissions rules threaten demand for combustion engine components, resulting in around 5,040 job losses by 2028.The global auto supplier, which employs more than 240,000 staff, has suffered from a global downturn in demand for passenger cars and a shift away from gasoline and diesel toward battery-powered vehicles.
  • LA Show: Toyota unveils plug in RAV4

    Toyota has launched its long-awaited plug in hybrid RAV4 crossover at the Los Angeles auto show, with a full hybrid system output of 302bhp/225kW.
  • Volkswagen's ID Space Vizzion is a high-tech, apple-flavored wagon concept

    Filed under:Auto News,Green,LA Auto Show,Volkswagen,Crossover,ElectricContinue reading Volkswagen's ID Space Vizzion is a high-tech, apple-flavored wagon concept Volkswagen's ID Space Vizzion is a high-tech, apple-flavored wagon concept originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 20 Nov 2019 08:34:00 EST.Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink |  Email this | Comments
  • New 2020 Mercedes-AMG GLS 63 hits LA with 603bhp

    Jonathan Burn2019-11-20 19:00
    The new Mercedes-AMG GLS arrives as one of the most powerful seven-seaters ever, boasting 603bhp and a 4.2-second 0-62mph timeThis is the new Mercedes-AMG GLS 63, one of the world’s most powerful seven-seaters. Revealed at this year’s Los Angeles Motor Show the flagship SUV is due to land in UK dealers in the middle of next year. 
    Like all new models from the Mercedes-AMG division, the GLS is powered by a 4.0-litre twin-turbo V8. Here it develops 60
  • New 1,085bhp Karma SC2 concept wows LA

    Luke Wilkinson2019-11-21 07:05
    Karma has previewed its take on the electric hypercar arms race, with the 1,000bhp-plus SC2 ConceptKarma Automotive has unveiled the SC2 Concept at this year’s Los Angeles Motor Show. The concept previews the company’s contender in electric hypercar market as well as  demonstrating the firm’s future design language and drivetrain technology.
    The SC2 Concept it powered by an all-electric, all-wheel-drive powertrain, with a motor mounted on eac
  • 1,085bhp Karma SC2 Concept launched at LA Motor Show

    Luke Wilkinson2019-11-20 13:30
    Karma has previewed its take on the the electric hypercar arms race, with the 1,000bhp-plus SC2 ConceptKarma Automotive has unveiled the SC2 Concept at this year’s Los Angeles Motor Show. The concept previews the company’s contender in electric hypercar market as well as  demonstrating the firm’s future design language and drivetrain technology.
    The SC2 Concept it powered by an all-electric, all-wheel-drive powertrain, with a motor mounted on
  • Maserati's next sports car spied for the first time

    Filed under:Auto News,Spy Photos,Geneva Motor Show,Maserati,CoupeContinue reading Maserati's next sports car spied for the first time Maserati's next sports car spied for the first time originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 20 Nov 2019 08:19:00 EST.Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink |  Email this | Comments
  • Maserati's next sports car shown in heavy camo

    Filed under:Auto News,Spy Photos,Geneva Motor Show,Maserati,CoupeContinue reading Maserati's next sports car shown in heavy camo Maserati's next sports car shown in heavy camo originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 20 Nov 2019 08:19:00 EST.Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink |  Email this | Comments
  • China to lead global propylene oxide capacity additions by 2023 - GlobalData

    China is set to drive capacity growth in the global propylene oxide (PO) industry from planned and announced projects between 2019 and 2023, contributing around 41% of the global growth by 2023, according to GlobalData, the data and analytics company and parent of just-auto.com.
  • '2020 is set to be the year of the EV... and the diesel?'

    Steve Fowler2019-11-20 15:15
    As diesel continues to get a bad press, some bigwigs in the industry think a comeback is one the cards, says Steve Fowler“I believe diesel will bounce back next year – you can quote me on that.” They’re the words of Vauxhall boss Stephen Norman – a man whose views on the car industry I would definitely trust – talking to me on the eve of the launch of the new Vauxhall Corsa.
    The car will be available with three powertrains: petrol,
  • New Vauxhall Corsa 1.2 Elite Nav 2019 review

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    Image 1 of 18 20 Nov, 2019 1:15pmAlex Ingram
    We hit the road in the new Vauxhall Corsa to see if the 99bhp 1.2-litre petrol unit is the pick of the rangeIt’s pretty reasonable to suggest that the Corsa ranks higher than any other success story in the Vauxhall brand’s history. Since the first model went on sale in the UK 26 years ago (later than Europe - the Corsa A was our Nova), Vauxhall has sold a staggering two million of them.
    Even though the previous version was ge
  • Aptiv completes gabocom acquisition

    Saying the move "builds upon its strong track record of bolt-on acquisitions", Aptiv, self-described as "mobility's leading software and systems technologies integrator" on its website, has completed the acquisition of gabo Systemtechnik (gabocom) from Bregal Unternehmerkapital.

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