LOS ANGELES — Hyundai offered a peek of a new concept car that will hint at its future electric-vehicle design when the wraps come off at the Frankfurt Motor Show on Sept. 10. The angular concept, shown in a teaser image, is inspired by looking back at the company’s design in the 1970s, Hyundai said
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SHANGHAI — BYD posted a 204 percent rise in first-half profit on Wednesday, as China‘s new energy vehicle market continues to surge. The Shenzhen-based company, which is backed by U.S. investor Warren Buffett and whose products include full-electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles, posted net profit of 1.45 billion yuan ($205.29 million), up from 479.10 million
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The docile 2020 Volkswagen Jetta is a solid compact sedan choice; for zesty performance, opt into the Jetta GLI. The 2020 Volkswagen Jetta sedan makes up for its lack of pizazz in most configurations with exceptional refinement and value.  Overall, we rate the 2020 Jetta at 6.0 out of 10 (read more about how we
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The federal government accuses the former president of the National Independent Automobile Dealers Association of defrauding four banks and credit unions as well as General Motors by using fake vehicle sales and fraudulent loan applications to pocket millions of dollars in a four-year scheme. Andrew Gabler, 50, of Harborcreek, Pa., who owned the now-closed Lakeside
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[embedded content] Day 1 Recap. We’re rolling in our stock 1967 Chevy II Nova for a one-week transformation from grocery getter to gasser in 5 days! Today’s build we have a lot of things to do. We’re going to dismantle the car, bolt in the front and rear suspension (straight front axle), and get the
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On-demand meal delivery company DoorDash Inc. said it acquired Scotty Labs Inc., a teleoperations company creating remote control technology for autonomous vehicles. “Our core belief at Scotty has always been that Autonomy + Remote Assistance will be the future of logistics,” Scotty Labs CEO Tobenna Arodiogbu wrote on Medium. “We have intentionally always considered ourselves
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The sleek Tesla Model S is one of the prettiest cars around, with the electric power train benefiting greatly from the smooth aerodynamic shape. However, for some the design can be improved. We already have a bespoke estate version from British makers Qwest – often referred to as the shooting brake. This is ideal for
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Subaru’s best-selling model, the Outback, has been updated for the 2020MY getting more features, space for occupants and luggage, and a better overall value. Based on the automaker’s global platform, it has generous approach and departure angles, which along with the standard all-wheel drive and a few other gizmos, make it feel at home on
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The first model from Volkswagen’s new family of ID electric cars has been spotted testing in prototype form. Confirmed as the ID 3, the car is a compact hatch similar in size to VW’s Golf. The design was previewed in 2016 by the ID Neo concept, which this production version clearly resembles. Conventional side mirrors
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Cadillac turned to the directors of “Avengers: Endgame” to promote its newest crossover, the XT6, with an ad that describes its seven-passenger seating as “crew-ready.” The 60-second commercial from Anthony and Joe Russo features a diverse set of mostly young Cadillac owners traveling in groups that need all three rows of the XT6. It’s similar
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The latest Lincoln Aviator soars above some of its SUV rivals in ways we’ve come to expect—namely in its superb audio options and its comely interior treatments. Its warranty is very good but not the best, and the value question has us flummoxed—it’s either too much for what it is, or a raging bargain for
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[embedded content] Watch this episode on MotorTrend! https://bit.ly/2YdkfAoOn this episode of Engine Masters, the comparison features 100-percent more hydraulic cam! Last round we compared hydraulic and solid roller lifters on hydraulic and solid cams, respectively. But we have more questions! For instance, can you actually run solid roller lifters on a hydraulic cam? Why would
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On Friday morning at The Quail, a Motorsports Gathering during Monterey Car Week 2019, upstart Drako Motors unveiled its striking new all-electric supercar, the GTE. And whatever your feelings regarding its exterior styling, it boasts several attention-grabbing numbers: 1,200 combined horsepower, a 206-mph top speed, and a base price in excess of $1 million. The
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President Donald Trump presided over a lengthy Oval Office meeting Monday in which he urged officials to soften the impact of recent policy moves that angered Midwestern farm states critical to his re-election. The Trump administration was stung by criticism over the EPA’s Aug. 9 decision to give 31 refineries exemptions from annual biofuel-blending requirements
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Ford Motor Co. plans to build two midsize battery-electric crossovers for the Ford and Lincoln brands at a plant near Detroit for the 2023 model year, Automotive News has learned. Three sources with knowledge of Ford’s plans say scheduled production of the vehicles, code-named CDX746 and CDX747, was moved to the Flat Rock Assembly Plant
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