America needs tens of thousands of new truck drivers. But for how long? At the same time industry leaders estimate at least 50,000 more truckers are needed to curb labor shortages and currently keep freight moving across the country, there are growing worries that automated vehicles could displace millions of…""
What’s 220 pounds to General Motors’ new 6.6-liter Duramax diesel V-8 engine? Not much, based on the minuscule differences between the performances of the 2017 GMC Sierra 2500HD tested here and a slightly smaller, extended-cab Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD with the same engine we tested earlier this year. This 8000-pound GMC—a…""
The trickle-down theory may be a debatable economic policy, but for vehicle manufacturers the essential concept is basic practice, with newer and more expensive technology entering the market on a company’s higher-priced vehicles and later trickling down to lower-priced models. The 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan, Passat, and Beetle are the latest beneficiaries,…""
Although electric cars and other advanced-technology vehicles make up a very small portion of the U.S. vehicle market, a new report suggests that they have far greater significance to the economy—and an oversize role in creating U.S. jobs. The highly annotated report, compiled by the BlueGreen Alliance and the Natural Resources…""
The gorgeous, iconoclastic Mercedes-Benz 300SL has been fetching upward of a million dollars in the classic-car marketplace for years now. But two examples that are being sold by Gooding & Company may challenge even those lofty valuations. The SLs are both completely original, unrestored examples owned by a single family…""
One of Jaguar’s unsung accomplishments is how easily it stuffs a large V-8 into any car it makes. Without reshuffling the engine bay or drawing excessive hood bulges, Jaguar can swap a 3.0-liter V-6 for a 5.0-liter V-8—they share the same block—and presto, instant muscle car. Soon, though, the most…""
At this year’s Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este in Lake Como, Italy, BMW showed off a new scooter design study called the Motorrad Concept Link. The company calls its creation “the reinvention of urban mobility on two wheels” with a focus on zero emissions, a uniquely styled body, and a connected experience to…""