Tesla fires back at UAW with detailed rebuttal of allegations

Tesla CEO Elon Musk has fired back at the United Auto Workers' apparent unionization push, sending employees a letter... READ STORY

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Geneva preview: 2018 Ford Fiesta ST

Ford's smallest hot hatch gets a downsized engine and new drive modes.

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Hyundai dodges recall in Sonata brake investigation

Complaints of locked parking brakes have been addressed via a service campaign rather than a safety recall.

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Mercedes-Benz reconsidering X-Class pickup for US market?

The German automaker will be closely following an apparent resurgence in the US midsize pickup segment.

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Tesla might need more cash to build the Model 3

Tesla will need to raise some money before it can build the Model 3.

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Stuttgart to ban older diesels on high-pollution days

The ban will come into effect next year.

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Geneva: 2018 Porsche Panamera Turbo S E-Hybrid

Porsche's V8-electric hybrid offers speed and efficiency in spades.

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First drive: 2017 Jeep Compass [Review]

Jeep's new one-model assault on the compact SUV segment.

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Google's Waymo sues Uber, claims employee stole LiDAR tech

Waymo claims former employee Anthony Levandowski stole over 14,000 proprietary design files and replicated the technology for a separate startup now owned by Uber.

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Faraday Future's FF91 to compete in Pikes Peak hill climb

The FF91 will take on a Tesla Model S tuned by Unplugged Performance.


VW exec pleads not guilty in diesel fraud case

The executive, Oliver Schmidt, was arrested while on vacation in Florida. Five fellow executives also indicted by US authorities have remained in Germany with little chance of extradition.   http://bloom.bg/2mlCKNm


Volvo teases next-gen XC60 ahead of Geneva debut

The single teaser image focuses on new 'Thor's hammer' headlights, consistent with Volvo's modern design language used in the XC90 and other recently updated models.   http://bit.ly/2kKWGZB


Ford announces GT Competition Series

Ford has introduced the GT Competition Series. The special edition model boasts a lighter weight for improved performance on the track. Engineers focused on eliminating weight high in the vehicle, helping shift its center of gravity down toward the road surface.   http://bit.ly/2mk6ABU


Stuttgart to ban older diesels

Stuttgart, Germany, will ban older diesel-powered cars and trucks during pollution peaks. Motorists who ignore the ban -- which is scheduled to kick off next year -- will be fined.   http://bit.ly/2lMEC3R


Audi CEO to keep his job in spite of Dieselgate accusations

Rupert Stadler, Audi's top executive, will keep his job in spite of new evidence linking him to the Dieselgate fiasco. One of the company's top engineers showed a letter in court that allegedly proves Stadler was aware of the cheat as far back as 2012.   http://bit.ly/2mjX1CU


Driven: 2017 Jeep Compass

"The 2017 Jeep Compass is light-years ahead of the car it replaces."   http://bit.ly/2mjUoRD


Faraday Future to tackle Pikes Peak

Faraday Future's FF 91 prototype will compete in this year's Pikes Peak International Hill Climb. Its main competitor will be a Tesla Model S P100D tuned by Unplugged Performance, according to Inside EVs.   http://bit.ly/2lMfHNW


Porsche announces Panamera Turbo S E-Hybrid

Porsche has introduced a new range-topping variant of the Panamera named Turbo S E-Hybrid. The model uses a V8 engine and an electric motor to generate 680 horsepower and 626 pound-feet of torque. It hits 62 mph from a stop in 3.4 seconds, yet it can drive on electricity alone for about 30 miles.    


Google's Waymo sues Uber over LiDAR tech

Waymo claims a worker stole 14,000 design files for its proprietary hardware systems, including a LiDAR sensor that was promoted as one of the company's key innovations in the competitive autonomous-driving business.   http://bit.ly/2lLtZOV


Jeep intros Renegade 'Desert Hawk' edition for UK

Just 100 examples will be produced, each featuring a desert-theme exterior color scheme and unique interior elements.