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January, 2018

  • 24 January

    New Mercedes G-Class’ Development Showcased in Behind the Scenes Video

    [ad_1] Earlier this month, Mercedes showed off the brand new 2019 G-Class, the SUV’s first true redesign since it was introduced back in 1979. But as many people were quick to point out, it sure didn’t look like Mercedes had done much other than give the G-Wagen a new interior. If you watch the video below, though, you’ll see several ...

  • 23 January

    2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee S Goes Dark in Europe

    [ad_1] Paint it, black already. No colors anymore is not a problem for the 2018 Jeep Cherokee S—a special edition model made exclusively for several lucky European markets. Jeep introduced the Grand Cherokee S recently, and we are strongly optimistic that a version should reach our shores in the near future. If not, here’s what you’ll need to convert your ...

  • 22 January

    Behold the First 3D Printed Brake Caliper by Bugatti

    [ad_1] Bugatti is far from the first automaker to experiment with 3D printing, but it does claim it’s developed the world’s first 3D printed brake caliper. The automaker will begin testing this new brake caliper in the first half of this year with the hopes of bringing it to series production. The brake caliper lays claim to a number of firsts, ...

  • 21 January

    FCA CEO Considering Alfa Romeo for IndyCar

    [ad_1] Late last year, Alfa Romeo signed on as the title sponsor for Sauber F1 Team beginning in 2018, which will mark the brand’s return to Formula 1 after a 32-year absence. But F1 may not be the only open-wheel series where you can see the Alfa Romeo cross and serpent logo. Fiat Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne has confirmed his ...

  • 20 January

    Mercedes-Benz Diesels Unlikely to Return to U.S. Market Says Report

    [ad_1] Last year, Mercedes-Benz dropped plans to have its cars’ diesel engines certified for sale in the U.S. again. The decision was made partly because diesels accounted for only a tiny percentage of its American sales, but Volkswagen’s diesel emissions scandal played a role, as well. At the time, Mercedes left the door open for diesels to return, but now it looks like that’s unlikely. Speaking to ...

  • 19 January

    Eighth-Gen Volkswagen Golf to Begin Production Summer of 2019

    [ad_1] Roughly a year and a half from now, the eighth-generation Volkswagen Golf will begin production, the automaker announced at the Golf 8 Supplier Summit. Yes, the Volkswagen Golf is such a big deal in other parts of the world that it has its own supplier summit. VW says the Golf 8 will begin production in 75 weeks, which works ...

  • 18 January

    BMW Reportedly Considering a More Powerful i8

    [ad_1] BMW could offer a more potent version of its i8 supercar, according to a report from Auto Express. Alexander Kotouc, head of product management for BMW i, said customers have been asking for this type of vehicle. “I can tell you at this point we are still evaluating it; the i8 is the iconic sports car of the new ...

  • 17 January

    GM Picks Flint, Michigan to Make 2019 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Diesel Engine

    [ad_1] General Motors will produce the diesel engine for the 2019 Chevrolet Silverado at its Flint Engine Operations plant in Michigan, the automaker said today. The news comes about two years after the automaker announced an investment of $263 million to support a new engine line at the plant. The Chevrolet Silverado diesel engine will join 1.4-liter engines that are currently built ...

  • 16 January

    Hello, i8 Must Be Going: BMW May Not Replace “i” Cars

    [ad_1] BMW may have ushered in a new era of electrification with the i3 and i8, but that doesn’t necessarily mean these vehicles will stick around for another generation. Speaking with Autocar, executives from the BMW i brand are still undecided on the long-term fate of the two cars it launched with. “With new i3 and i8, I don’t know; ...

  • 15 January

    10 Reasons Why Dan Gurney Kicked Some Serious Ass

    [ad_1] Inarguably one of the most superfluous, unnecessary introductions in history, the tall man with the bemused look stuck out his hand and said, “Hi, I’m Dan Gurney.” Which would have been on par with a large, furry animal sticking out his paw and saying, “Hi, I’m Smokey the Bear.” Yes, of course you are. Who else would you be? ...