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Polestar’s 4th car will be a convertible

Volvo in October spun off its Polestar performance arm into a standalone brand for high-performance electric cars, and revealed the first model from the brand: the Polestar 1. But Polestar isn’t taking the slow road to success. The brand wants a 4-car lineup by as early as 2020, a spokesperson for Polestar told us. Beyond the

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2018 Fiat 500 goes all-turbo

To put a little more pep in the 2018 Fiat 500 lineup's step, the Italian announced Thursday at the Chicago auto show that it is making a more powerful turbocharged engine standard equipment. The new 1.4-liter turbo-4 engine represents a 33 percent increase in horsepower over last year's non-turbo engine. For 2019, the Fiat 500 delivers 135

Waymo and Uber arranged lawsuit for self-driving car technology

Waymo and Uber arranged lawsuit for self-driving car technology. It's an abrupt end to what many felt would become a long legal battle in court. Waymo, Alphabet's self-driving car division, and ride-sharing company Uber have settled a lawsuit out of court. Both companies announced that last Friday. In the settlement, Waymo and Uber agreed for Uber paying

It’s official – Porsche is officially done with diesels!

Porsche in recent months has been in the midst of internal talks regarding the future of diesel engines within its own lineup. Those talks are clearly over, because the German automaker has just killed off the last remaining oil-burner holdouts in the lineup. For Porsche, diesel is now officially dead. Porsche has removed the last two models

See the original Bullitt Mustang in D.C.

Fans of Steve McQueen and the 1968 film "Bullitt" have a soft spot in your heart for a certain Highland Green machine. The 1968 Ford Mustang used during filming was recently found and now it has returned to the spotlight. It's getting an even bigger light cast its way because the original film-used car is on display

Perfectly wacky Ed ‘Big Daddy’ Roth Surfite

The '60s were all about the surfer lifestyle before the Beatles took over the airwaves. Movies like “Gidget” and “Beach Party” and music from the likes of Dick Dale, fueled the sand-crazed desires of Midwestern and East Coast teenagers. Custom producer Ed "Big Daddy" Roth Surfite, always looking for a fresh idea. The Surfite still looks, pretty weird Captured during its stint at

Ford Explorer ST on its way for sporty families

Performance isn't just for passenger cars anymore, Ford said Thursday. The automaker confirmed at a press conference in Dearborn, Michigan, that it plans to unveil a Ford Explorer ST is a sporty version of the next version of its three-row crossover SUV. Though Ford was short on details, the automaker offered up its new Edge

McLaren reveals track-only Senna GTR in Geneva

McLaren surprised showgoers in Geneva with a GTR version of the new Senna hypercar. The 500 road-going Sennas sold out in a couple months—before McLaren had even announced the car’s name. The track-oriented GTR Ultimate Series will only consist of 75 cars. About 50 were already spoken for on Tuesday, the day the car was

Is the new Hyundai Veloster 2019 refreshing or revolting

The Hyundai Veloster has always been one of the most peculiar-looking vehicles on the market. For the 2019 model year, Hyundai overhauled the design, integrating it more into the rest of its lineup while keeping the model’s personality intact. But the question is: Did Hyundai go overboard in either one of these two areas? The Veloster’s new face falls in

Volvo’s New V60 makes you want an old Volvo

Today, Volvo released a 90-second teaser for the redesigned V60 wagon it plans to reveal next week. You can probably assume the new Volvo V60 will be as impressive as the rest of Volvo’s lineup. It will probably look a lot like a smaller Volvo V90 and use interior materials found in the XC60. It will offer several familiar engine