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Las Vegas seems like a safe bet to be a prime location for the continued testing and operation of self-driving vehicles. Self-driving startup Zoox said Thursday the city will be a key market in which it will test, validate and refine its automated-driving technology. On a date that’s still to be determined, the company intends
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PRAGUE — The Prague City Court ruled on Thursday to invalidate an order for Volkswagen Group to pay Czech customers more than 500 million crowns ($21.3 million) in damages related to the automaker’s diesel-emissions cheating scandal, news website www.idnes.cz reported. It said the court invalidated a lower court decision on procedural grounds and sent the
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The 2020 Chrysler 300 is a testament to dedication. Not only because it’s a full-size sedan available as a new car, but also because the 300’s bones date far back to the last decade. The 2020 300 is sold with either a V-6 or a V-8, and while the 6-cylinder may be down on power
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What happens when you combine a Nissan suspension, a big-turbo Toyota 3.0-liter 2JZ inline-6, a custom-fabricated body, and a vegetable steamer? You get the 2 Jet Z, that’s what.  Besides being an obvious reference to the engine that powers it and the chassis it rides on, 2 Jet Z gets its name because, as Jay
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There’s going to be a new king of torque mountain: Ford Motor Co. said it will wrestle the heavy-duty diesel power crown from Ram. Ford said its 2020 F-series Super Duty’s optional 6.7-liter Power Stroke V-8 diesel engine will have best-in-class 475 hp and 1,050 pound-feet of torque, improving on the previous version’s 450 hp
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After roughly six months on the job, Rolls-Royce’s head of design, Jozef Kaban, has left the British ultraluxury brand and BMW Group. Kaban is the second design chief at Rolls-Royce to depart in the past 16 months. Kaban’s predecessor, Giles Taylor, left Rolls-Royce in June 2018 and was later named to oversee design at the
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Tesla Inc.’s deliveries rose less than 2 percent in the third quarter, missing Wall Street estimates and sending its shares down nearly 6 percent in trading after the bell. Total deliveries came in at a record 97,000 during the latest quarter, but below analysts’ estimates of 97,477 vehicles, according to IBES data from Refinitiv. The
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The 2020 Lincoln Corsair wants for few features, but the crossover can have a spit-take high price in top trims.  The Corsair is available in Standard and Reserve trim levels with a handful of option packages scattered among the two. Base cars cost $36,940, including destination, while top models can crest $60,000.  Every Corsair gets
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Ferrari is in the midst of a product offensive that includes serious high- performance supercars. In 2019 alone, Ferrari has unveiled the F8 Tributo coupe and convertible, the 812 GTS and the SF90 Stradale, the most powerful road Ferrari to date, with 986 hp. But the most anticipated Ferrari product isn’t its supercar — it’s
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At every junkyard there’s one standout find, and when Roadkill host David Freiburger cruised Colorado Auto & Parts in Englewood, Colorado, this 1968 Mercury Cougar 6.5L with a four-speed was the wowzer. Follow along as Freiburger shares the discovery and a little bit of background on this unusual luxury muscle car. https://www.motortrendondemand.com/subscribe/30-day-free-trial/?bnr=organic:bnr:yt:rke:ep191_fr_de:link:na:mtod As you watch,
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There’s no quicker way to warp your perception of what a “fast” car truly is than by stepping from your Golf into a Lamborghini—or pretty much any supercar, for that matter. Some of us are lucky enough to drive one or two in our lifetimes, but Jeremy, James, and Richard were breathing rarefied, supercar-rich air
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Volvo will add a 30-liter storage compartment under the hood of the full-electric XC40. The so-called “frunk” was created because the compact SUV’s electric motor takes up less space than the internal combustion engine it replaces. The extra compartment is just one of the design changes to the battery-powered version of the Swedish automaker’s global
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Tesla has acquired a small artificial intelligence startup called DeepScale in order to help build its self-driving technology and reach its goal of building a giant fleet of robotaxis. CNBC is reporting that Tesla has acquired DeepScale, a Bay Area-based startup that focuses on “Deep Neural Network (DNN)”. DeepScale CEO Forrest Iandola confirmed on LinkedIn
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DETROIT — Ford Motor Co. will pay more than half a million dollars and provide additional training to employees to settle a discrimination charge by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission involving its Kentucky Truck Plant. The agency said Tuesday an investigation found “reasonable cause to believe that the Kentucky Truck Plant failed to hire
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Taking place this weekend is the inaugural Mille Miglia Green, a new event based on the famed long-distance race in Italy, but this time open only to electric and hybrid vehicles. Volkswagen has entered its e-up!, an electric vehicle introduced at the recent Frankfurt Motor Show, and a pair of electric-powered vintage Beetles, the “e-Beetles.”
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ZF Friedrichshafen has appointed Martin Fischer to its board of management. Fischer is expected to take over responsibility for advanced driver assist systems, electronics, active and passive safety, the North and South America regions, and corporate quality starting Nov. 1. He will be based in Livonia, Michigan. Fischer, 49, will replace Franz Kleiner, who will
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