Switzerland fines hillclimb organizers $5,000 over Hammond crash
Swiss officials have fined hillclimb organizers about $5,000 over the fiery crash that injured Richard Hammond earlier this year. They argue the event "violated the FIA's code of conduct," though they didn't provide more specific details.
Entry-level Volkswagen crossover resurrected?
Volkswagen's on-again, off-again entry-level crossover is finally on its way to production, according to German magazine Auto Bild. Previewed by the Taigun concept (pictured), the up!-based soft-roader will adopt the T-Track nameplate when it arrives in showrooms. However, it won't be sold in the United States due to its size.
Spied: Hyundai's new N-performance Veloster
Hyundai's new high-performance "N" division is hard at work on a hopped-up, 250-plus-horsepower Veloster Turbo for the model's next generation. http://bit.ly/2uFBEUA
Undisguised 2019 Jeep Wrangler leaks out
A low-detail image of the new "JL" generation Jeep Wrangler leaked from the company's Toledo production facility and appeared on jlwranglerforums.com. The image doesn't reveal much, but it's a clear indication that, at minimum, the new production line is being evaluated. http://bit.ly/2x1amEF
Porsche to introduce electric Macan in 2022?
Porsche's electrification strategy calls for the launch of an all-electric Macan, according to Germany's Auto Bild. Tentatively scheduled to debut in 2022, the model -- which might get the E-Macan name -- will get up to 435 horsepower and offer 310 miles of range. http://bit.ly/2uEWiUz