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SUVs And Trucks Still Rule US Market Despite Higher Fuel Prices

Rapid increases in gasoline prices have not changed consumer preferences when buying cars in the United States. The most recent sales figures show that, despite inflation and economic uncertainty, motorists in America continue to buy large vehicles. According to information provided by JATO Dynamics, SUVs and pickups recorded a new...
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Ford Mustang Mach-E Recall Related To Unintended Acceleration

According to the US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), some 2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E electric crossovers could have a software issue. The issue may lead to unintended acceleration, unintended deceleration, and/or a loss of power. Since these concerns increase the risk of a crash, Ford has issued a recall.
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17 States Sue EPA For Reinstating California's Emissions Waiver

In March 2022, the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) reinstated California's emissions waiver for the Clean Air Act. The waiver allows the state to set and govern its own vehicle emissions standards and rules that are tougher compared to federal standards. Numerous states aren't happy about that, and have filed a lawsuit against the EPA because of it.
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See How The 1958 Ford F-100 Badge Could Have Looked In These Archival Pics

It's rare for us to see the extensive design process that goes into creating a car. Recently, Ted Ryan from the Ford Archives tweeted an image showing a row of possible emblem designs for the 1958 F-Series. The Motor1.com team was fascinated, and we reached out to him to find out if there were more photos like this. He responded with something even better than we expected.
CARS

Second Rolls-Royce Boat Tail Debuts In Italy With Pearl-Inspired Paint

Don't you dare say this Rolls-Royce Boat Tail has a brown paint job. Actually, we don't know what to call it; the ultra-luxury brand doesn't provide an official name for the shade, but we do know it combines several hues inspired by pearl shells from the buyer's personal collection. It's the focal point of this stunning car, the second-of-three Boat Tails that Rolls-Royce will build.
HOME & GARDEN

Extreme Car Detailing With Ammo NYC: RAC #72

It's podcast time! This week Ammo NYC's Larry Kosilla is our guest. He is a master car detailer with years of experience. As you'd expect, he has lots of fascinating stories after so long in the industry. We start by learning the genesis of Ammo NYC. It turns out that...
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Best Spy Shots For The Week Of May 16

Motor1.com puts up spy shots of upcoming vehicles practically every day and sometimes more than that. If you want to stay on the cutting-edge of what's on the way check out this list of all of the glimpses of development vehicles from the past week. The A3 will get a...
CARS

BMW 4 Series Coupe Facelift Rendering Proposes Switch To Smaller Grilles

BMW updated the 3 Series family earlier this week, introducing a new smoother face and giving the compact premium model a huge tech boost. As of the previous generation, the 3 Series no longer includes a coupe version as it is now part of the 4 Series family, though the two lineups share many components. It would make sense for BMW to also launch a refreshed version of the 4 Series Coupe soon and there’s a new rendering previewing the potential design of this two-door Bimmer.
CARS

Polestar 3 Officially Confirmed For October 2022 Debut

Polestar will further expand its electric vehicle lineup with the launch of its third model and its first SUV. The Polestar 3 will share bits with the upcoming third-generation Volvo XC90 but will be powered by a unique powertrain. The Swedish automaker now announces the official debut of the zero-emissions crossover is scheduled for October this year and the customers will be able to order it on the day of the global premiere.
CARS

2023 Mercedes EQE SUV Teased, Debuts Later This Year

Mercedes held a presentation this week about how it plans to channel more than 75 percent of its investments toward C-Class-sized vehicles and up while simplifying the lineup of entry-level cars. Although some small models will be axed, the total number of available vehicles carrying the three-pointed star won't decrease. That's because the EQ family of fully electric models is in the midst of an expansion, with an EQE SUV coming later this year.
CARS

Mercedes Entry-Level Luxury Car Teased For The First Time

"The Economics of Desire" is how Mercedes named its strategy update announced this week. Some big changes are planned as the three-pointed star will focus more on bigger and pricier models to the detriment of its entry-level offerings. The number of compact cars will be cut from the existing seven models to just four for the newly announced "Entry Luxury" class. The German marque is reserving less than 25 percent of total investments for it.
CARS

Mercedes-AMG GT Convertible Is Rather Noisy At 188 MPH On Autobahn

The Mercedes-AMG GT, at least in our eyes, is a modern classic. A vehicle that has all the ingredients to become a collectible with plenty of power, stunning aesthetics, and a relatively limited production. But it’s much more than just a garage queen as it is actually a very capable road-legal machine. How capable? Exactly 188 miles per hour (302 kilometers per hour) capable.
CARS

See The M4 CSL Set Nurburgring Lap Record For Production BMWs

Shortly after unveiling the M4 GTS back in 2015, BMW announced the hardcore coupe with its water injection system had lapped the Nürburgring in 7 minutes and 27.88 seconds. Fast forward to 2022, its spiritual successor has managed to shave off more than seven seconds by completing a lap of the Nordschleife in 7 minutes and 20.20 seconds. Consequently, the M4 CSL is now the fastest street-legal BMW on the Green Hell.
CARS

DeLorean DMC-12 Wood Model Shows Amazing Attention To Detail

The DMC DeLorean has a cult status in certain communities in different places around the world. A humble sports car by today’s standards, the DMC-12 became widely popular not because of its dynamic capabilities but after it was featured as the time machine in the Back to the Future films. It is now an icon and every icon deserves to be immortalized on wood.
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Nissan Sakura Debuts As $14,000 Electric Kei Car With 112 Miles Of Range

It was October 2019 when Nissan signaled its desire to launch an electric kei car in Japan with the IMk concept. Fast forward to May 2022, the production version has arrived and it's named after a local cherry blossom – Sakura. Going forward, this will serve as the company's entry-level EV, both in terms of pricing and size. With a turning radius of just 4.8 meters (15.7 feet), it's ready to tackle the urban jungle in the Land of the Rising Sun.
CARS

General Motors Won't Participate In The 2022 SEMA Show

The Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) Show has been part of the list of much-awaited motoring events in the US. Automakers attend the show to showcase what their cars can do beyond the showrooms in terms of accessories and other aftermarket modifications. General Motors is choosing to ditch the 2022...
CARS

World's Fastest Pickup Truck Is A 350-MPH Chevy With Two Jet Engines

In 1991, the GMC Syclone shocked the automotive realm with a 0-60 mph time of around 4.5 seconds. Unbeknownst to a vast majority of the world back then, another pickup truck emerged that was even faster, and we mean a lot faster. In fact, it's the world's fastest pickup truck, but it's not exactly street legal. That's the downside to bolting not one, but two jet engines on the back.
CARS