VW shows first hybrid GTI with 418 horsepower

Volkswagen has revealed the Golf GTI First Decade, the first GTI to feature a hybrid drive system.Created by a group... READ STORY

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German prosecutors 'in contact' with US in Daimler inquiry

Daimler says it is cooperating with both US and German authorities as prosecutors explore potential diesel emissions violations.

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Tesla replaces HR exec amid battle with UAW

The top human-resources executive left after media reports detailed safety concerns at the company's Fremont factory.

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Volvo owner Geely acquires controlling stake in Lotus

Geely is expected to take advantage of Lotus' lightweight expertise to help make vehicles compliant with emissions regulations in China.

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GMC Yukon Denali gets 10-speed auto, new grille for 2018

The new transmission and active grille shutters promise to improve fuel efficiency.

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Ford issues two recalls for newer Explorer, pickups

Seats in some vehicles may have been built with improper welds, increasing injury risk in a crash.

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Consumer Reports gives Tesla 'partial points' for auto braking

Overall scores for newer models remains lower than earlier versions because the updated braking system still does not work at highway speeds.

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Shelby Super Snake gets wide-body treatment

Shelby wants to explore the Mustang's handling potential.

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Next Mercedes compacts to inaugurate new engines

The 1.2- and 1.4-liter units are being developed jointly by Mercedes-Benz and Renault-Nissan.

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Tesla Model 3 limited to under 100 configurations

Minimizing variations could help the company streamline production compared to the Model S' more than 1,500 configurations.


BMW M4 GT4 to debut this weekend

The track-only BMW M4 GT4 will make its public debut this weekend at the Nurburgring 24 Hours race. It won't participate in the event; instead, BMW is taking advantage of the race to put the GT4 through its paces for the first time.   


Shelby shows wide-bodied Ford Mustang

American tuner Shelby has released its first concept in a decade. It's a wide-bodied, 750-horsepower version of the Super Snake built to explore the Ford Mustang's handling capacity. It's still a concept, but it will spawn a production model before the end of the year.   


Mercedes, Renault develop new engines

Mercedes-Benz and industrial partner Renault-Nissan are co-developing a new family of four-cylinder engines, according to Autocar. Called M282 internally, the 1.2- and 1.4-liter units will debut under the hood of Mercedes next compacts.   


Skip Barber Racing School files for bankruptcy

Skip Barber Racing School -- one of the best-known racing schools in the country -- has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in a New York court. The company's liabilities are estimated at between $10 and $50 million.   


Hotter Jaguar XE to take on BMW M3?

Jaguar is allegedly building a hotter, 550-horsepower version of the XE aimed right at the BMW M3 and the Mercedes-AMG C63. Powered by a supercharged V8, the model might make its debut this fall at the Frankfurt Auto Show.   


Uber could owe NYC drivers $45 million

Uber has admitted it accidentally underpaid drivers in New York City for two and a half years by calculating its commission before taxes and fees were factored in. The company might need to pay back at least $45 million, according to Reuters, which represents about $900 per driver.   


Roger Moore dies at 89

Actor Sir Roger Moore passed away at 89 after a short battle with cancer, according to a statement published by his family. Moore is best remembered as the third actor to play James Bond.