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China Is Working On A 500 MPH Maglev Train

Move aside Hyperloop, you were obsolete before the idea was ever dreamed up. Magnetic levitation trains are infinitely cooler, and significantly less expensive to produce as they don’t have to ride inside a vacuum tube. China is exploring avenues to increase the speed of its maglev trains, as it’s a very big country and wants to move people more efficiently. By using high-temp superconductors, researchers at China’s Southwest Jiaotong University...


1955 Chevy W2W Paint and Body

1955 Chevy W2W Paint and Body


2022 Nissan Pathfinder

Watch out, Explorer and Highlander: The Nissan Pathfinder has been fully redesigned for the 2022 model year. Families seeking a three-row SUV may have to add Nissan back on their list if the 2022 Pathfinder continues the positive momentum started by the Sentra compact sedan and Rogue SUV, two well-reviewed recently updated models. The 2022


Lincoln Corsair EV coming in 2026, report says

The electric Lincoln SUV would be one of five new EVs Ford will build in Canada later this decade.


This motorized bicycle reveals the ingenuity of small-town America

Yawn, nod, or tweet; that’s all it takes to miss Galesburg, Kansas. According to 2019 census data, it held a population of 190 residents. In 1910, that number hovered around 183. This tiny Kansan town was the original home of Stanley W. Shaw and the Shaw Manufacturing Company, early purveyors of American gadgetry whose work […] The post This motorized bicycle reveals the ingenuity of small-town America appeared first on Hagerty Media.


Aston Martin offers an official nose job for the Vantage

Aston Martin is offering owners in the U.K. the chance to swap the gaping grille on their Vantage for a more appealing vaned version. Although the original front end of the car does include a fine mesh, it essentially looks like a black hole. It was a hole that some clearly despised, leading the aftermarket […] The post Aston Martin offers an official nose job for the Vantage appeared first on Hagerty Media.


GM Trademarks Hyper Cruise To Go With Super And Ultra Cruise

There's a subtle, but important difference in how the three terms are described in the trademark applications.


GM, Microsoft Team Up to Bring Cruise Robotaxis to the Street

With Microsoft’s Azure cloud platform helping power operations, GM Cruise gets a boost in the race to get a practical self-driving car on the streets.


Stellantis is official, hits the ground running with eyes on China


2021 Genesis GV80 3.5T review: A lead-off home run

Genesis' traditional approach to luxury results in a midsize SUV that does a great job helping you forget about anything beyond its doors.


The Hennessey Mammoth 1000 Is Your 1,000 HP Ram 1500 TRX

The Mammoth from Hennessey takes the Rebel over the top.


Junkyard Gem: 1987 Toyota Land Cruiser


7 Convenient Trailer Hitch Accessories You Need to Check Out

You know you can store your keys in that thing?


Kingston Custom shows that the BMW R 18 motorcycle can wear kidney grilles, too


This Camper Van With Matching Car Hauler Makes Quite A Pair

Transport your pride and joy in style.


The Mercedes-Benz 300SL Gullwing Is Optimism on Four Wheels

And the driving experience is elegant simplicity.


Gunther Werks Takes the Porsche 911 to the Next Level

The Gunther Werks Remastered Porsche 911 is a $500,000 fantasy realized.


You Can Now Lease a V-8 Chevy Camaro for Under $300 a Month

Chevy has a special offer on deck for the Camaro LT1.


Toyota Will Pay $180 Million Over Clean Air Act Violations

The automaker has settled with the federal government over a decade-long emissions defect reporting violation.


Yes, Rolling Down Windows Can Reduce COVID Transmissions in a Car

You need to make sure to roll down either all four, or two on opposite sides of the car that are not next to a driver or passenger, a study has found.


Hyundai Would Rather Push Any Risk With The Apple Car Project To The Kia Brand: Report

Hyundai still hasn’t made up its mind about whether it wants to partner with Apple on the tech giant’s long-rumored semi-autonomous electric car. If the Korean automaker does go along with the plan to develop and manufacture the EV, it may turn the project over to Kia instead.


Bristol Back from the Dead with Plans for Cars New and Old

New owner of Bristol IP rights seeks to relaunch marque, report says, starting with upgrading older cars.


Police: Thief berated mom for leaving kid in car he stole


Electrified BMW M Model Officially Confirmed For 2021 Reveal

The M4 Convertible is also coming this year.


Europeans Get This Rad, Sporty Ford Ranger MS-RT

While it’s related to our Ford Ranger mid-size pickup truck, the version Europeans get nevertheless is different. And to put a finer point on this fact comes the new Ford Ranger MS-RT, a sporty-looking version based on the Wildtrak trim. It’s no Ranger Raptor—the Wildtrak sits just below that bona fide sport truck in the Euro


CES UX Tech: Screens, Displays, and Augmented Reality

CES 2021 is all virtual this year, and bone-crushingly dull to cover by contrast with the tantalizing (if foot-numbing) time we’ve had covering it live in previous years. Nevertheless we’ve trolled the Zoom rooms and parsed the squillion email product pitches to bring you the crème de la digital, virtual crème. Mercedes’ freshly minted EQ


Chevy Bolt, Bolt EUV Unveiling Announced for Feb. 14 in Latest Teaser

The automaker will be teaming up with Walt Disney World to show off the two EVs on Valentine's Day.


Ford Is Really Mad At Suppliers For Leaking Photos of Its New Trucks


NHTSA Sounds Alarm Over Risky Pandemic Driving

Open letter to American drivers notes rise in fatal crashes during the pandemic.


Don’t Call It a Remake! Why Top Gear America Stands on Its Own

MotorTrend is the number one automotive media destination in the world for a reason: We know what we’re doing. You already know that, though. You’ve trusted us and other brands in the MotorTrend family—such as HOT ROD, Four Wheeler, and Roadkill—for more than 70 years. You’ve also trusted Dax Shepard, Rob Corddry, and Jethro Bovingdon to


2011 Mercedes ML, GL, R-Class Diesels Still Advertised On US Site, Sort Of

These pages should've been taken down many years ago.


2013 Mazda CX-5: What You Need to Know

The 2013 Mazda CX-5 fares very well in our used compact SUV rankings due largely to carlike handling, responsive engine power, a nice interior, and a good reliability rating.


All the auto brands of Stellantis: meet the family

With the Stellantis automotive company officially live, we take a look at the wide array of brands within the global corporation.


This Hyundai Stellar is the rare “luxury” sedan you never knew existed (unless you’re Canadian)

Whatever you think about the quality (or lack thereof) of Hyundai automobiles from the mid-1980s, there’s no arguing that this one is stellar—with a capital S. It’s also extremely rare. In fact, the seller of this 1986 Hyundai Stellar Executive on carsandbids.com hasn’t been able to find another roadworthy model anywhere. With six days to […] The post This Hyundai Stellar is the rare “luxury” sedan you never knew existed (unless you’re Canadian)...


NHTSA finally releases regulations, opening door to road-legal historic replica cars

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has finally completed regulations that permit low-volume motor vehicle manufacturers to begin selling replica cars. The Low Volume Motor Vehicle Manufacturers Act, which then-President Barack Obama signed into law in 2015, allows the manufacture and sale of cars that resemble vehicles produced at least 25 years ago. It […] The post NHTSA finally releases regulations, opening door to...


New entry level, rear-drive Porsche Taycan starts at $80,000

Porsche has removed the front power unit from its Taycan sports sedan to make entry to electric a little more affordable. Ditching all-wheel drive reduces weight by 200 lbs so the sacrifice in sheer performance isn’t that huge, while the cash savings are. The Taycan 4S is listed at $103,800 while the new no-suffix Taycan […] The post New entry level, rear-drive Porsche Taycan starts at $80,000 appeared first on Hagerty Media.


2021 Grand National Roadster Show and Sacramento Autorama Cancelled!

Well, the car event season for 2020 was decimated by pandemic shut downs and most of us held onto the hope that 2021 would let us get back to normal and enjoy our cars. Well, 2021 is here and so far we’re off to a rough start. We just heard that two of our favorite


VW Made a New Harlequin Car to Brighten Up Everyone's 2021


First look at the 2021 Ford Bronco First Edition's Onyx Black interior

We get our first real look at the interior of what could be the rarest spec of Ford's upcoming Bronco SUV.


Porsche Taycan Now Under $80,000

German automaker announces entry variant for U.S.… The post Porsche Taycan Now Under $80,000 appeared first on autoNXT.net.


2021 Lincoln Corsair Grand Touring: This plug-in hybrid will perform better and consume less

The Corsair Grand Touring is Lincoln's second plug-in hybrid utility vehicle, offering more estimated horsepower than the base gasoline engine and an electric-only range of about 25 miles.


This Ram 1500 TRX Held Up Surprisingly Well After YouTuber’s Massive Jump


Carroll Shelby's Personal 427 Cobra Just Sold for $5.94 Million at Auction

One of the most important Cobras in the world is also one of the most expensive.


2022 Mercedes EQA Brings Clean Looks, Electric Power to GLA-Class

Mercedes-Benz launches the EQA250 as the electric-vehicle stablemate to its entry-level SUV, the GLA-class.


The Age of Stellantis Is Here

Over the weekend, the merger of Fiat Chrysler and Peugeot owner PSA was completed, creating the fourth-biggest automaker in the world.


Autoblog is Live: Playing Forza Horizon 4

We're playing F1 2019 today.


2022 Chevy Bolt EUV Electric SUV Teases Range Number, Rear Badge

Update 1/19/21: GM has released the below new teaser video for the 2022 Chevy Bolt EUV electric SUV, and announced both it and the refreshed 2021 Bolt hatchback will be unveiled on February 14—Happy Valentine’s Day!—at Walt Disney World. Original story 1/12/21: GM provided another sneak peek of the 2022 Chevrolet Bolt EUV, an electric crossover


2021 Mazda Mazda3 2.5 Turbo: Review

The triumphant return of Mazda’s hot hatch.… The post 2021 Mazda Mazda3 2.5 Turbo: Review appeared first on autoNXT.net.


Simona de Silvestro Will Drive for a Women-Led Team in the 2021 Indy 500


Self-driving startup Aurora partners with heavy truck company Paccar

The two companies are already testing self-driving trucks in Texas.