Mid-cycle update on the way

Porsche engineers are out testing prototypes for an updated 911 range, and a new one has been spotted. Previously we brought you spy shots of prototypes for the updated 911 Turbo and 911 Turbo S, and today we have spy shots and video of a tester for what’s likely to be the updated 911 Carrera. The current 911 arrived in …

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Tesla Shanghai’s exports resume for first time since reopening plant

Tesla Shanghai's exports resume for first time since reopening plant

SHANGHAI – Tesla on Wednesday made its first exports from China since reopening its Shanghai factory on April 19, as a shipment of 4,767 cars left for Slovenia, the government-backed media outlet Shanghai Observer reported. The Glovis Splendor vehicle carrier left port early on Wednesday, bound for the Slovenian port of Koper, according to the Shanghai-based news outlet. “Tesla was …

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What We Know So Far

Overview Move over, Jeep, because Volkswagen Group has a new off-road-oriented brand coming: Scout. Both an electric SUV and Pickup, the latter of which is reviewed separately, are due to launch in 2026. As its name implies, Scout intends to leverage the International Harvester Scout’s history—VW has acquired the rights to the brand—and will bring it to these models. VW …

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VW reviving Scout as EV sub-brand for off-road pickup and SUV

The Hummer, Bronco and Blazer have all returned in recent years as a result of the ongoing SUV boom. The International Harvester Scout is next. Citing people familiar with the matter, The Wall Street Journal reported on Tuesday that Volkswagen Group’s board is expected to give the green light on Wednesday to a Scout revival. Later in the day, VW …

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Rivian sticks to annual production outlook despite missing targets

Rivian sticks to annual production outlook despite missing targets

Rivian on Wednesday reaffirmed its annual production forecast of 25,000 units, saying ongoing supply chain disruptions and material costs prevented the electric vehicle maker from reaching its original target of 50,000 vehicles. The Irvine, California-based company’s shares rose 5% in extended trading after closing the day down 9.6%. “We remain focused on ramping production throughout 2022. We believe that the …

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Scout to Return in 2026 as VW’s EV Off-Road Brand

Scout to Return in 2026 as VW's EV Off-Road Brand

Volkswagen will join the electric off-road market by creating a new company with the long defunct Scout nameplate, once used by International Harvester. The Scout brand will begin production in 2026, with an electric pickup truck and SUV duo. Prototypes will be revealed next year, and the vehicles will be based on a new platform and designed specifically for the …

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How I learned to love Formula 1 at the Miami Grand Prix

How I learned to love Formula 1 at the Miami Grand Prix

Valtteri Bottas waits out a brief rain shower at the inaugural Miami Grand Prix, May 8, 2022. He goes on to finish seventh, after Verstappen and Perez’s pair of Red Bulls, the Ferraris of Leclerc and Sainz, and a Mercedes duo of Russell and Hamilton. It’s the biggest racing series on the planet, with a global TV audience that accounts …

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2023 Toyota Highlander drops the V6 for a turbo inline-four

2023 Toyota Highlander drops the V6 for a turbo inline-four

Toyota has been holding onto naturally aspirated V6s longer than many automakers for its mainstream products, but that seems to be coming to an end. The 2023 Toyota Highlander will be losing its V6 in favor of a turbocharged four-cylinder. It also gets some other small updates such as a new infotainment system. The new engine is a turbocharged 2.4-liter …

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2023 Honda Odyssey Review, Pricing, and Specs

Overview The 2023 Honda Odyssey will make you forget any negative thoughts about minivans once you experience its refined ride, solid handling, and quick-accelerating V-6 engine. Don’t worry—if a minivan is on your shopping list because you need practicality, the Odyssey won’t disappoint there either. Its novel Magic Seat system allows you to position the second row seats in a …

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