Acura CDX crossover could reach U.S.

Acura executives are debating whether to sell the entry-level CDX crossover in the United States.The CDX is a badge-engineered version of the... READ STORY

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Kia Forte Koup gets deep-sixed

The affordable coupe segment is about to get even smaller.

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Tesla CEO unveils idea for underground network of car tunnels

The Boring Company will take traffic from 2D to 3D

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Tesla releases preview image of semi truck

The electric autonomous big rig is coming.

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Lexus worried traditional sedans might not survive

Lexus is working on a plan to save the three-box sedan.

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BMW confirms U.S.-spec 540d

BMW still sees a future for diesel engines in the United States.

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GM expects autonomous cars 'sooner than most people think'

CEO Mary Barra suggests the company is allowing Cruise Automation to continue operating "as a startup" responsible for developing and commercializing the technology.

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Mark Zuckerberg works the line at Ford truck factory

Facebook's co-founder is on a "Personal Year of Travel Challenge" to see how normal people live and work.

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Hennessey's Exorcist Camaro produces 959 RWHP [Video]

The tuner is aiming to "cast out the Demon" and hopefully upstage Dodge's drag-focused flagship.

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Mitsubishi to recreate its first production model

Mitsubishi will mark its centennial anniversary with a modern-day interpretation of its first production model.


Next Nissan Leaf could get 250-mile range

Nissan has big changes in store for the next-generation Leaf, which is scheduled to debut before the end of the year. The battery-powered model is expected to offer between 200 and 250 miles of range in its most basic configuration. A 300-mile range is attainable by 2020, according to Green Car Reports.   http://bit.ly/2pfFXBK


Lexus open to launching new wagon

Lexus hasn't ruled out building another station wagon, the company has confirmed. Officials are trying to find ways to prevent passenger car sales from collapsing as customers flock towards crossovers and SUVs.   http://bit.ly/2pfwNFa


GM scores record profit on strong truck sales

General Motors reported record first-quarter profits Friday, thanks largely to strong sales of tricks, SUVs and crossovers. Reuters reports that GM shares dropped slightly despite a pretax profit of 8.2 percent--the company's best-ever first-quarter margin either before or after its 2009 bankruptcy.   http://reut.rs/2pdxWNl


Toyota Connected to expand Plano office

Toyota's data hub ("Toyota Connected") will expand its Plano, Texas, presence, the company announced Friday. Toyota expects to double the subsidiary's headcount as it finds new ways to exploit the data gathered from the company's global operations.   


Tesla fires automation executive

Tesla has fired a top executive in charge of automation. Insiders claim Klaus Grohmann -- whose company, Grohmann Engineering, was purchased by Tesla last year -- disagreed with Elon Musk over how to treat existing clients like Daimler and BMW.   http://bit.ly/2poqhuc


Kia to open new factory in India

Kia will spend $1.1 billion to build an assembly plant in India. The factory will be up and running in 2019, according to the Associated Press, and it will produce about 300,000 cars a year.   


Tesla S loses 15% range at 150,000 miles

A recent study sheds insight into how long the Tesla Model S' battery pack lasts. On average, 90 to 95 percent of the battery's capacity remains at 93,000 miles. Green Car Reports writes the pack will lose less than 15 percent of its capacity over the car's 150,000-mile life cycle.   http://bit.ly/2popzNp