The updated 2020 Honda Civic Type R has all the makings of a superb hot hatch and to see just how good it really is, Throttle House hit the roads of Canada in a bright blue example. They also brought along an EP3-generation Civic Type R for good measure. The FK8-generation Type R has been
FRANKFURT — Opel is planning to start building a compact car for French parent PSA Group at its main Ruesselsheim plant from mid-2021, German business daily Handelsblatt reported, citing company sources. The car will be based on PSA’s EMP2 vehicle platform, the paper reported, saying the move could be officially announced in the coming days.
The first examples of the redesigned 2020 Land Rover Defender have finally been delivered in the United States, ending a 23-year stint since the nameplate was last sold here officially. The newest Defender made its world debut last fall at the 2019 Frankfurt International Motor Show and is available in the U.S. in two body
While China has started to produce some truly ‘world-class’ cars in recent years, the country is still home to some weird, wacky, and cheap cars, three of which are featured in the video below. We first came across this clip after it was posted by Jalopnik. Even if you don’t understand a word of Chinese,
As automakers battle back from a health crisis that has ripped the economy, the fleet sales to car-rental companies won’t be there to accelerate the recovery. Struggles in the rental market during the pandemic, highlighted by the bankruptcy filings of Hertz Global Holdings Inc. and the parent of Advantage Rent A Car, have cut off
SEOUL — South Korea’s Hyundai Motor Co. said Monday its provisional May sales fell 39 percent to 217,510 vehicles globally from a year earlier, as the coronavirus outbreak continued to hit demand in key markets. Sales were up about 30 percent from 167,693 vehicles in April. Its domestic sales rose 5 percent year-on-year, led by popular models
Venezuelans have been modifying their vehicles to run on cooking gas because of frequent fuel shortages that have led to dayslong lines for gasoline, according to a report from Reuters. The practice is illegal and dangerous. It has been linked to at least one explosion, and experts say prolonged exposure to propane is a health
If you recently ordered a Tesla Model Y, you probably saw on the Tesla website that the estimated delivery timeline was 8 to 12 weeks. In comparison, the Model 3, Model S, and Model X had delivery times at 5 to 7 weeks. Fast-forward to the present and Tesla’s website says you can get a
This week, we had an opportunity to talk U.S. wireless charging specialist, Momentum Dynamics, about the efficiency of charging. Many of us thought that wireless charging lowers efficiency as compared to the conventional conductive charging, but it might be a myth. According to the company, as long as the distances between the ground pad and vehicle pad are “reasonable”
Top 10 Best Radiator Stop Leaks 2020 Do you suspect that your radiator is leaking? Have you seen the temperature gauge start to rise above normal while driving? Is there billowing white smoke coming from the hood of your engine? Are flames coming out? (okay, this might be beyond just a radiator leak now) Symptoms
By Simon Alvarez Posted on May 31, 2020 The civil unrest currently gripping the nation is very serious, and it revolves around an equally serious topic. Amidst the ongoing riots, physical violence, and mass damages to properties, the last thing anyone needs today are statements encouraging even more violence. This is made worse if these
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Stuffed to its roof racks with baggage, the Range Rover should have been an instant failure when its fat Michelin tires finally rolled onto U.S. soil in March 1987. Instead, a brilliant launch strategy crafted mostly by former Volkswagen, Fiat and Chrysler executives that focused on image, capability and customer service got the Range Rover
Tesla has accelerated its Model Y delivery timeline and it’s not clear why. The automaker might have managed to accelerate production, or demand is down, or both? After Tesla restarted production at Fremont factory earlier this month, we reported on Tesla updating its Model Y and Model 3 delivery timelines. For Model 3, the automaker
As consumers continually turn towards SUVs and crossovers, it seems as though fewer and fewer enthusiast-focused cars are available. Many manufacturers, such as Ford, are caving to the pressure of buyers and in some markets, such as the United States, have completely stopped selling traditional cars and sedans (except, in Ford’s case, for the Mustang).
MUNICH — BMW may offer more incentives to workers to persuade them to leave and help the automaker to reach a target of eliminating about 5,000 positions. BMW has been unable to meet its headcount-reduction goal with existing measures, CFO Nicolas Peter said in an internal posting confirmed by the company. Those have included placing
Bugatti has just launched the Chiron Pur Sport and describes it as the company’s most extreme hypercar yet. The $3.6 million heavy hitter has been designed for the track, and comes with enough leeway in its stability control that steering via the throttle is possible. 2021 Acura TLX Acura unveiled its redesigned 2021 TLX this
There are so many different ways to modify a vehicle and a dizzying array of different tuning sub-cultures around the world. One of the weirdest and the one that we still can’t wrap our heads around, is ‘stance’ culture. For whatever reason, some people think it looks cool to have cars rocking absurd amounts of
DETROIT — Before the coronavirus outbreak hit the U.S. in March, General Motors’ North American team had four major initiatives for the year: grow retail share, prepare for an electric vehicle future, improve dealer relations and enhance the customer experience. The crisis led to plunging sales, significant financial losses and a nearly two-month production shutdown.