Category Archives: Automobiles

That’s a Buick? GM Deleting Name Badge on All Buick Models ""

Buick will delete its badge nameplate from all models starting with the 2019 Envision, a marketing ploy that may actually cause people outside the brand’s TV commercials to wonder, “Is that a Buick?” The news, first reported by GM Authority and confirmed by Buick to Car and Driver, could be…

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Porsche Mission E Two-Door and Convertible Possible; RWD Likely ""

As Porsche readies for the introduction of its fully electric Mission E next year, the automaker continues to reveal more technical details about the production version—while also dropping some hints about what comes after the Mission E in the brand’s electric push. Porsche pointed to one such possibility this past…

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Waymo’s Self-Driving Trucks Will Hit the Road in Atlanta ""

Self-driving trucks appear to be riding in the fast lane on the road toward an autonomous era of travel. In a single week, Uber revealed that it has been testing automated trucks on Arizona highways since November, culminating in a 344-mile autonomous journey conducted under the supervision of a human…

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No Sweat: McLaren Says Its Three-Seater Will Exceed 243 MPH ""

McLaren’s three-seat successor to its F1 supercar aims to at least match that legend’s top speed from 20 years ago. The floor is set: 243 mph. The as-yet-unnamed BP23, a gas-electric hybrid “Hyper-GT” touted to be both “the fastest-ever and the most luxurious McLaren,” will be able to “exceed 243…

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Climbing the Hill: Jeep Raises Price of New Wrangler JL ""

Jeep is raising the price of the all-new 2018 Wrangler JL by $750. The news comes on the heels of the brand’s February sales report, which saw the off-road-oriented Wrangler sell 15,936 units for the month—a 17-percent increase compared with the prior February. With so much metal moving, it seems Jeep found it…

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