First look at new Opel design language, GT X Experimental concept

Opel on Wednesday provided the first look at a new concept car previewing the design destined for models arriving in the mid-2020s. The concept is called the GT X Experimental, and it's been designed under the themes of “bold and pure” that characterize Opel's latest design language. The full reveal will come later this year. Key to design is...

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2021 Mercedes-Benz EQS spy shots

Mercedes-Benz is committed to launching 10 electric cars by 2022. Some we already know, like the EQA compact hatchback and EQC small SUV, as well as electric commercials like the eVito and eSprinter vans. We now have the first spy shots of a large electric sedan to sit alongside the S-Class. Mercedes execs have previously hinted at the car starting...

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Porsche designed Mission E Cross Turismo with self-driving tech in mind

Porsche's Mission E Cross Turismo concept was the big surprise of March's 2018 Geneva auto show. It previews a potential soft-roader version of Porsche's upcoming Taycan electric sedan, and Porsche has been dropping hints that the Cross Turismo could make it into production at some point. Not everyone has been happy with the design, though. One...

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Elon Musk says future Teslas will be like K.I.T.T. with AI

Twitter makes it incredibly easy to gain insight into what Tesla CEO Elon Musk is thinking, for better or worse. On Sunday, Musk let slip on the social media platform that future Teslas will be reminiscent of K.I.T.T. of "Knight Rider" fame, complete with artificial intelligence. Musk replied to a Twitter user asking if we'll see K.I.T.T.-like artificial...

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BMW has no plans for a new Z4 M

Just the other day, BMW made us smile as it remains committed to offering a manual gearbox on its performance models for the time being. Today is a new day, however, and that means it's a new chance for BMW to let us down. The automaker is achieving that goal with news that the redesigned BMW Z4 will not receive a dedicated M version. Remember the last BMW...

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2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon recalled because cruise control can stay on

More often than not, the Dodge Challenger SRT Demon steals headlines due to its incredible performance and otherworldly specifications. This time, it's in the news because of a recall. Owners of the 2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon will soon see notifications in their mailboxes as Fiat-Chrysler Automobiles plans to recall certain Demons due to a cruise...

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New website connects professional racing coaches with enthusiasts

Want to rent a house in Michigan for the weekend? No problem, go to AirBnB and in a few clicks can have you in a lovely cottage on a lake. Looking to find a professional racing coach to sit right-seat during a track day or to help with launch timing at the dragstrip? A new website called MotorsportsCoach.com is launching to help connect professional racing...

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Ford GT that sold for $1.8M at auction is up for sale, again

The controversial 2017 Ford GT that sold at Mecum's Indianapolis auction this past May is up for sale yet again. It's once again being sold by Mecum, this time at the auction house's Monterey Car Week sale. To recap this particular GT's story, the supercar sold at auction for $1.8 million in May and somehow skid past Ford's buyer agreement promising not to...

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Uber ceases self-driving truck development to focus on cars

Uber will park its self-driving truck development in order to focus more resources on self-driving cars, the company announced Monday. The ride-hailing giant originally got into the game in 2016 when it acquired a startup by the name of Otto that was developing self-driving technology for trucks. Otto was co-founded by Anthony Levandowski, the former Waymo...

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Toyota’s Project Portal fuel cell semi progresses to beta stage

Toyota isn't giving up on its support of fuel cells and is instead working on applying the technology in both passenger cars and commercial vehicles. The automaker already has a fuel cell car on sale in the form of the Mirai and has hinted at more offerings, including from its upmarket brand Lexus. Toyota doesn't have a fuel cell-powered commercial vehicle...

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