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Michelin Pilot Super Sport tire fitted to the Ferrari F12 BerlinettaWooden tires don't have the best ring to them, but Michelin firmly believes they'll be a reality in 2020. The French tire maker told Motoring in a report published this month of its plans to introduce wood into tires, and it's all about moving away from oil. Cyrille Roget, Michelin's worldwide director of scientific and innovation communication...
Posted: July 22, 2018, 7:00 am
Sergio MarchionneSergio Marchionne, longtime CEO and chief for Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, stepped down Saturday due to serious complications after surgery, the company announced. Mike Manley, head of Jeep and Ram brands, replaced him. John Elkann, grandson of Gianni Agnelli and chairman of the company that controls FCA, said his family was shocked by Marchionne's...
Posted: July 21, 2018, 4:34 pm
EVgo charging station in Union City, California with resused BMW i3 battery backupWhich country demanded repayment of electric car incentives from owners? What car may turn a bigger profit than expected? This is our look back at the Week In Reverse—right here at Green Car Reports—for the week ending June 20, 2018. Friday, we covered a report saying that a long-anticipated EPA plan to roll back emissions and...
Posted: July 21, 2018, 2:00 pm
2018 Tesla Model SHagerty is always on the hunt for the next great collectible car. Such a machine should be considered exemplary amongst automobiles built during the same era. So which future classic fits the mold for the decade starting 2010? According to the insurance specialist, the greatest car of the 2010s is the Tesla Model S. Yes, we're aware that this is...
Posted: July 21, 2018, 12:00 pm
Audi TTAudi this week revealed an updated version of its TT sports car that's coming for the 2019 model year. The updated car will reach showrooms early next year, bringing with it more standard features and extra power. California's Rezvani unveiled an armored version of its Jeep Wrangler-based Tank. Should your pockets be deep enough, you can equip the...
Posted: July 21, 2018, 6:00 am
2019 Subaru LegacyIt’s hard to be an underdog in an unappreciated market. Just ask the 2019 Subaru Legacy, the mid-size sedan that does almost everything right yet barely registers a spot on most shoppers’ lists. The 2019 Legacy is worth a lengthy look, we say, and it rightfully earns its 6.3 out of 10 rating. (Read more about how we rate cars.) With...
Posted: July 21, 2018, 4:01 am
Mark Wahlberg [via SocialiteLife]From music to modeling to burger joints and now to car dealerships, Mark Wahlberg is on the move. The 47-year-old celebrity announced Friday he will open a Chevrolet dealership in Columbus, Ohio. The dealership will be a partnership with his current business partner Jay Feldman, who owns a handful of dealerships in Michigan. The dealer, formerly...
Posted: July 20, 2018, 10:00 pm
BMW productionCome 2022, China will officially scrap ownership limits on foreign automakers and the joint-venture agreements those limits require. However, the country has given BMW and Volkswagen an early lead on removing the limits. Both German automakers signed agreements with their joint-venture partners in the presence of Chinese Premier Li Keqiang that...
Posted: July 20, 2018, 9:00 pm
Volkswagen Beetle Dune Hybrid concept, New York City, May 2015Just a few months ago, we heard that Volkswagen was not planning to develop a successor to the current Beetle but a recent filing shows that it might have one last hurrah for 2019. A June filing by supplier Magneti Marelli shows an instrument cluster that appears almost identical to the current Beetle cluster, but with an all new tachometer window...
Posted: July 20, 2018, 8:19 pm
Toyota Supra dynamic debut at 2018 Goodwood Festival of SpeedFollowing the new Toyota Supra's dynamic debut at the 2018 Goodwood Festival of Speed last week, the company has begun to spill a handful of additional details. After learning the car will offer a turbocharged inline-4 engine alongside the inline-6 mill, we've heard from chief engineer Tetsuya Tada, who explained the Supra is also as rigid as the...
Posted: July 20, 2018, 8:00 pm
EPA Acting Administrator Andrew WheelerThe rollback of federal emissions and fuel economy standards that President Donald Trump promised during his campaign could be released as early as next week, according to a new Bloomberg report. A person familiar with the matter told Bloomberg that the administration will roll out proposals from the EPA and NHTSA, which jointly govern...
Posted: July 20, 2018, 7:06 pm
2013 Porsche Panamera GTSNew documents submitted to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reveal clues about what Porsche has in the pipeline for the 2019 model year. Specifically, we could soon see another Porsche Panamera GTS and a a new 718 Cayman T. News on the potential new variants comes from a Thursday AutoGuide report, which published VIN decoder...
Posted: July 20, 2018, 7:00 pm
2019 Genesis G70We drove the 2019 Genesis G70 on the road and track; Dodge revealed the 2019 Challenger R/T Scat Pack 1320; and Subaru and Prodrive teamed up to make a record attempt in Transylvania. It's the Week in Reverse, right here at Motor Authority. We drove the 2019 Genesis G70 and found that Genesis has fixed some of the issues we had with the Kia...
Posted: July 20, 2018, 6:00 pm
2018 Hennessey HPE1000 Cadillac CTS-VCadillac's brute in a suit, the CTS-V, has been a regular at Hennessey's gym and now it's bristling with with 1,000 horsepower and 966 pound-feet of torque. The standard CTS-V is certainly no slouch with its 640 hp, but Hennessey's HPE1000 version is simply an insane-o beast of a sedan. Just listen to the sound the thing makes as it storms...
Posted: July 20, 2018, 5:00 pm
2018 Hyundai Sonata Plug-In HybridIn an effort to spur sales amidst the onslaught of crossover SUVs, Hyundai on Thursday sliced the cost of its 2018 Sonata Plug-In Hybrid sedan by $1,350 to $34,135. MORE: 2018 Hyundai Accent, 2018 Kia Rio pass stringent IIHS crash test The top-tier Limited trim gets a price bump of $250 to $39,750 before adding that same freight charge, but...
Posted: July 20, 2018, 4:58 pm