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Jalopnik Is Throwing A Car Show In New Jersey For Hurricane Relief And You Should Come

Photos credit Raphael Orlove I think most of us can agree it’s been a bad year. But for a lot of us it’s been even worse thanks to the series of hurricanes that hammered the Gulf of Mexico and the Caribbean. The news has moved on to other things, but people in Texas, Florida and Puerto Rico will be recovering ... Read More »

The Fastest-Selling Used Cars Are Now EVs And Plug-In Hybrids

The full-electric Fiat 500e isn’t particularly quick, but it is a quick seller in the used-car market, taking just 22.2 days on the market to change hands. In an earlier post, we documented several reasons why it can be a smart move to buy a used electric car. Apparently, there’s one problem with that sage advice, namely they can be hard to ... Read More »

Waymo’s dream of building a robot car without a steering wheel and pedals isn’t dead, CEO says

Waymo’s dream of putting a car without a steering wheel on the market is far from dead. Waymo is an independent company that spun out from Google’s internal self-driving-car team in 2016. The spin off resulted in a series of sweeping changes designed to get Waymo’s tech on the market faster, like thedecision to keep driver controls in future test ... Read More »

The game-changing cars and concepts at the Frankfurt auto show

Rear-hinged doors sit open on a Renault Symbioz concept car during the Frankfurt Auto Show. Internet-connected, autonomous, and electric, the Symbioz is meant to integrate itself (get it?) into the driver’s home when not in use, functioning as an additional room to the house when it’s not being driven. According to Renault, it can go 500 kilometres with 661 brake ... Read More »

Hyundai Absorbs Some GST Cess Hike Costs, Spares Some Variants Of Cars Like New Verna and Creta

Hyundai’s recently launched Verna is yet another runaway hit for the Korean carmaker in India. There were fears that the Verna train might be slowed down by the government’s recent decision to hike cess on the GST charged on most passenger cars and SUVs. At the launch of the new Hyundai Verna, the company had promised a price protection for the first 20,000 customers ... Read More »

Electric Cars In India: Present, Problems And Future

With the Government’s sights firmly set on making India a primarily electric car driven nation by 2030, what does the future hold for the Indian car buyer? There were some hard to digest comments made by road transport and highways minister, Nitin Gadkari. We won’t get into the nitty-gritties of the matter but the simple idea put forth is that ... Read More »

Mercedes-Benz Reveals The 2018 S-Class Coupe And Cabriolet

Mercedes-Benz has revealed the 2018 S-Class Coupe and Cabriolet and we see visual tweaks made to both cars. It was just last month, that the company showcased the updated S-Class and so this move doesn’t really come as a surprise. Beside the updates to the exterior and cabin, Mercedes-Benz has also made changes to the engines and that’s a big ... Read More »

Diesel scrappage scheme: BMW and Ford accused of cashing in on fears by offering £2k off a new car

Manufacturers including BMW and Ford are taking matters into their own hands with their own pollution-reducing trade-in schemes  CREDIT:  YUI MOK Car manufacturers are cashing in on a diesel price scare by launching scrappage schemes for drivers of polluting cars who agree to buy brand new “greener” versions. It comes after the Government threatened to develop a diesel scrappage scheme but failed ... Read More »

Car Review: Updated 2017 Ford Escape SE has plenty of room and zoom

WASHINGTON — The small crossover market has taken over the automotive industry as sedans seem to wane in popularity. Ford has had a sales winner with the Escape crossover for many years and it only seems to be growing in sales. Ford is well aware that they need to keep this popular ride fresh. For 2017, the Escape has numerous ... Read More »

Cars from Kojack, Back to the Future and Life on Mars at Stonham Barns show

A 1973 Buick Century, the same as driven by New York detective Kojak, will be at Sonham Barns. Picture: EARL ADAMS PHOTOGRAPHY They have travelled through time, chased bad guys and entertained millions of viewers – now they are coming to Suffolk. Classic cars which took starring roles in some of the most popular films and TV series of the ... Read More »