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Karma Pininfarina GT Is Exactly What Its Name Says It Is

On Wednesday, April 17th, 2019
Karma Pininfarina GT The Karma Pininfarina GT can pretty much be explained by breaking down its name. For starters, it’s from Karma Automotive, a U.S.-based automaker that takes its name from the car it purchased from now-defunct Fisker Automotive. Like the Fisker Karma as it was previously known, the now-christened Karma Revero is a plug-in hybrid four-seat sedan ...

Renault-Nissan Establishes Joint Innovation Hub In China To Accelerate Technology Development For New Mobility

On Monday, April 15th, 2019
Renault-ez-Ultimo Renault and Nissan, the French and Japanese automotive alliance partners, announced the establishment of a new research and development joint venture in Shanghai, China, the Alliance Automotive Research and Development (Shanghai), Ltd., which will be referred to as Alliance Innovation Lab Shanghai (AIL-SH). Renault and Nissan each hold 50% of this new entity which will ...

Jaguar Land Rover Gives Aluminium A Second Life

On Wednesday, April 10th, 2019
I-Pace Jaguar Land Rover is developing the next phase of its aluminium closed loop strategy with an innovative recycling initiative to transform the vehicles of today into the cars of tomorrow. The REALITY project aims to recover aluminium from existing Jaguar and Land Rover vehicles and reform it into a new high-grade aluminium to create new ...

The Next-Gen 2020 Ford Escape Debuts April 2

On Saturday, March 30th, 2019
2020 Ford Escape Ford introduced the latest-generation Escape for the 2013 model year, so the compact crossover is a bit overdue for a full redesign. Fortunately, the automaker promises to unveil a new version on April 2. On Twitter, Ford released a teaser video to whet our appetites. We can see the crossover gets a completely redesigned grille, ...

Ford F-150 Excels in IIHS Passenger-Side Small Overlap Crash Test

On Tuesday, March 26th, 2019
Ford F-150 Crash Test The Ford F-150, Nissan Titan, and Ram 1500 earned top scores in the passenger-side small overlap test from IIHS. But the agency says most pickups need better protection in this area. The test involves a vehicle’s right front corner crashing into a rigid barrier at 40 mph. IIHS started issuing these ratings in 2017 over ...

Gordon Murray’s Reborn F1 Will Reportedly Have A V12 And A Manual

On Wednesday, March 6th, 2019
The McLaren P1 The McLaren P1 is not a McLaren F1 successor. The Senna is not an F1 successor. Neither is the Lamborghini Centenario, or LaFerrari, or the Bugatti Divo, or the Brabham BT62, or the Aston Martin Valkyrie, or the Koenigsegg Jesko. According to Gordon Murray, an F1 successor does not exist. So he’s going to build ...

Honda Civic Hatchback Next-Gen Production May Come To North America

On Thursday, February 21st, 2019
Honda Civic hatchback Honda just announced this week that it will be closing its Civic hatchback factory in Swindon in the U.K. Besides meaning the potential loss of 3,500 jobs, the plant closure left us wondering what the future is for the Honda Civic hatchback, particularly the Type R, both of which are produced there for global markets ...

BMW M8 Gran Coupe Spied For The First Time

On Saturday, January 26th, 2019
BMW M8 Gran Fans of high horsepower German cars, line up here: The four-door BMW M8 Gran Coupe is coming, and here’s our first look at it in spy photos. We’ve seen the 8 Series Gran Coupe in spy shots before, but the M version looks far meaner. Check out the bigger wheels shrouding much larger brakes than ...

Electrical Issue To Delay Mid-Engine Corvette Six Months?

On Tuesday, December 18th, 2018
2019 Corvette For anyone who still hadn’t noticed the elephant in the room, it should be clear by now that the mid-engine Chevrolet Corvette won’t debut at the Detroit Auto Show. And if sources for GM Authority are correct, we won’t see the America’s most mythical automotive unicorn for at least six months. The site said “sources ...