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Business

World’s Top Auto Brands Defend Their Rankings

Brands are forever jockeying for superiority over their rivals.

Marketing

The Other Super Sunday Sporting Spectacle: Cars on Ice

Racing, “skijoring” and lots of slick rides at the 2020 GP Ice Race in Zell am See, Austria

Hybrid

Scoring the 2020 Super Bowl Car Ads

Jeep, Hyundai, Audi and Porsche hit the mark; Hummer EV fizzles

Batteries

GMC Hummer EV Gets “Eye-Popping” Performance

Output to top 1,000 hp… and 11,500 lb-ft of torque

Hybrid

Green Luxury

Karma Revero Hybrid and BMW Wireless Charging Nab Awards

Legal

Jeep Diesels Face Ban in Europe

Jeep faces a partial sales ban in Europe unless it fixes diesel-powered Grand Cherokee SUVs that evade emission regulations.

Business

Investors Sue Daimler Over Diesel Cheating

Daimler is the latest European carmaker to be sued by investors over its alleged use of illegal software to evade diesel emission tests.

Hybrid

Tesla Makes Towing Chic

Sure, some people like to tow. Many of them buy HD trucks to do so. Now EVs enter the arena.

Design

T-Roc Cabrio. Need Anything Else Be Said?

Yes, it is VW’s only convertible. But it is an SUV. . . .

Design

VW Group Names Bischoff as Chief Designer

Klaus Bischoff has been named to oversee design activities for all Volkswagen Group brands, effective April 1.

Propulsion

German EV Retrofitter Expands Beetle Business

German electrification specialist eClassics GmbH is partnering with a British garage to expand production of electrified Type 1 Beetles.

Mobility

Car Dealer Touts Multi-Brand Subscriptions

 Ohio car dealer Bernie Moreno is betting on a multi-brand luxury subscription service.

Propulsion

From Super Cars to Super Mobility Systems

I hope I live long enough to see the enthusiasts of extremely fast cars shift their enthusiasm to our upcoming high-performance urban mobility systems.

Propulsion

On the Design of the Tesla Cybertruck

Franz von Holzhausen knows what he’s doing. Seriously.

Hybrid

Rimac Readies 1,900-hp Hypercar

Croatia’s Rimac Automobili will unveil the production version of its high-performance C Two concept electric car at the Geneva auto show next March.

New ’Vette, Ram HD, Kia Telluride Win Motor Trend Awards

Motor Trend has named the Chevrolet Corvette, Ram Heavy Duty pickup and Kia Telluride SUV/crossover vehicle as its Car, Truck and SUV of the year, respectively.

Mazda3 Named Women’s World Car of the Year

Mazda Motor Corp.’s Mazda3 small sport sedan has been selected the overall winner in this year’s Women's World Car of the Year awards.

Hybrid

Ford Unveils Electric Mustang Crossover

Ford Motor Co.’s all-new Mustang Mach-E electric crossover will be available in rear- and all-wheel-drive configurations with multiple battery and performance options.

Business

Japanese Brands Lead CR Reliability Ratings

Lexus, Mazda and Toyota captured the top three spots in this year’s Consumer Reports Auto Reliability Survey rankings.

Mobility

VW to Share Autonomous-Car Know-How

Volkswagen AG says it is willing to share future technologies for Level 4 and 5 self-driving vehicles with other carmakers to defray development costs.

Porsche Confirms 911 Manual Gearbox Option

Porsche AG is introducing a 7-speed manual transmission option on its flagship 911 sports car.

Propulsion

Transmissions for German OEMs

There is hope for the manual—but hybrids are gaining more traction.

Gembella Plans 800-hp Hypercar

German tuner Gembella GmbH, which specializes in ultra-high-performance McLaren and Porsche variants, hopes to find investors to help it develop its own hypercar.