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  1. An all-new version of the Volkswagen Tiguan with seating for up to seven is in dealers now, but if you've got a hankering for the old model, VW has a value-laden option for you. The German automaker is releasing a low-price version called the 2017 Tiguan Limited available now from $22,860 including a mandatory $865 destination charge. That's...View the full article
  2. Following the high profile dissolution of both the American manufacturing council and the strategic and policy forum, President Donald Trump is abandoning plans to form an infrastructure advisory council tasked with tackling the country’s crumbling roads and bridges. The council, which was created via executive order last month, was charged...View the full article
  3. Way back in May of 2014, Google showed the world a prototype of its self-driving car. It was small and cute and a little quirky, to be sure, but what caught the attention of most folks was its lack of a steering wheel or a brake pedal. Later that summer, California's Department of Motor Vehicles published guidelines that said autonomous vehicles...View the full article
  4. Tumbling used car prices have made it much easier for shoppers to score good deals on second-hand rides, with one notable exception: electric car enthusiasts have often had to search high and low to get their hands on a used Tesla. Now, those folks can breathe a bit easier, as Autotrader and Cars.com have begun selling pre-owned Tesla...View the full article
  5. Hyundai gets the hint, focuses on battery-powered electric cars, not fuel cells Today, you'd be hard pressed to find an major automaker that's still in denial about electrification. Even vocal skeptics like Volkswagen and Mazda have come around to the idea that tomorrow's cars, trucks, vans, and SUVs will run on electricity, not gasoline or...View the full article
  6. With the dawn of self-driving vehicles emerging on the horizon, many have speculated on the demise of the steering wheel. Some manufacturers, like BMW, vow that their cars will always have a steering wheel. Others, like Ford, openly embrace the idea of cars that could be operated without either a steering wheel or pedals, at least for use in...View the full article
  7. Offering a preview of a yet-unnamed vehicle that it will fully introduce in early 2018, Hyundai lifted the veil off a new hydrogen fuel-cell-powered SUV on Thursday. It also announced plans for three new battery powered electric vehicles that will debut in the next few years, as the Korean automaker looks to keep pace with industry leaders...View the full article
  8. 2018 Porsche Cayenne

    It seems hard to call something understated when it wears a crest from Stuttgart on its hood, but the 2018 Porsche Cayenne has defied convention ever since it arrived. The automaker’s big SUV single-handedly makes Porsche’s sports cars possible today; the Cayenne has brought the automaker from the brink and into beaucoup profits in a...View the full article
  9. Today, you'd be hard pressed to find an major automaker that's still in denial about electrification. Even vocal skeptics like Volkswagen and Mazda have come around to the idea that tomorrow's cars, trucks, vans, and SUVs will run on electricity, not gasoline or diesel. But the electrification issue is larger and more complicated than that. Here...View the full article
  10. 2018 Chevrolet Tahoe drops price, loses third row Facing stiff competition from rivals with all-new models either currently or soon to be on showroom floors, like the Nissan Armada and Ford Expedition, Chevy just took the unusual step of removing features from its 2018 Tahoe. Waymo patent would make cars safer by making them softer Pedestrians are...View the full article
  11. Facing stiff competition from rivals with all-new models either currently or soon to be on showroom floors, like the Nissan Armada and Ford Expedition, Chevy just took the unusual step of removing features from its 2018 Tahoe. SUV sales are back in a big way—they’re up 7 percent this year. But not everyone needs seating for more than...View the full article
  12. The University of Kyoto is partnering with two of Japan’s leading auto parts suppliers to develop a new, wood fiber-based plastic that can be formed into a strong, lightweight, structural piece of a car. By 2020, they expect to have the first prototype completed. This is hardly the first time wood has been used in structural elements of a...View the full article
  13. Pedestrians are in trouble. Between 2015 and 2016, the U.S. saw an 11 percent uptick in pedestrian deaths, and there's no sign that the trend is changing course. What's an automaker to do? If you're Ford, you design cars to do a better job of detecting pedestrians. If you're Waymo (which isn't necessarily an automaker...yet), you design cars that...View the full article
  14. U.S. president Donald Trump held a press conference yesterday. You might've heard something about it. Long before Trump stepped away from the microphone, media outlets were busy posting reports about his explicit defense of the white nationalists who'd gathered in Charlottesville, Virginia over the weekend for a rally that ultimately turned...View the full article
  15. The LCD screen on your dashboard is likely to take center stage in NAFTA negotiations As NAFTA negotiations begin this week, tensions are high over the anticipated showdown between the Trump administration and the automotive industry. Likely to be at the very epicenter of Trump’s vision of incentivizing American manufacturing jobs are the...View the full article
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