Porsche's head of powertrain development has been arrested by German police in the sweeping investigation of diesel emissions violations by parent company Volkswagen Group, sources told German media outlets.
It's been more than a year since the refreshed 2018 Ford F-150 debuted at the 2017 Detroit Auto Show. While we've driven the gasoline-powered variants, news on the upcoming diesel model has been scarce. We know the truck's 3.0-liter turbocharged V6 will make 250 horsepower and 440 pound-feet of torque, but the all-important fuel economy figures weren't revealed until today. The new engine will net the big truck 30 mpg highway, 22 mpg city with a combined rating of 25 mpg.
Britain's biggest carmaker Jaguar Land Rover will cut around 1,000 jobs and production at two of its English factories due to a fall in sales caused by uncertainty around Brexit and confusion over diesel policy, a source told Reuters.
Japanese truck maker Hino Motors Ltd and Volkswagen Truck & Bus GmbH said on Thursday they have agreed to form a strategic tie-up to better compete in the commercial vehicle industry, which is undergoing transformation due to the need for lower-emission vehicles and automated driving capabilities.
Another piece of the fullsize Chevy truck puzzle is slowly being revealed. The Bowtie brand plans to officially unveil the 2020 Chevy Silverado HD sometime next year, and though that's all very vague, pickup fans do at least have one teaser to obsess over. Chevy hints at "bolder, larger proportions" for the 2020 Silverado HD, and from the looks of the teaser, that may be an understatement.
When the mighty new 2019 Chevrolet Silverado 4500HD, 5500HD and 6500HD trucks were revealed last month at the Work Truck Show in Indianapolis, they featured an overlooked design feature borrowed from the Camaro of all vehicles: the "Flowtie."
Volkswagen has taken parking lots to a whole new level in the United States and will not be emptying them soon. Volkswagen AG has paid more than $7.4 billion to buy back about 350,000 U.S. diesel vehicles through mid-February, a recent court filing shows. The German automaker has been storing hundreds of thousands of vehicles around the United States for months.
Volkswagen will buy back new diesel cars if German cities ban them, it said on Thursday, seeking to reassure potential buyers and stem a plunge in sales of diesel vehicles.
Lawyers for more than 50,000 British car owners kicked off a lawsuit against Volkswagen in London's High Court on Tuesday in a battle for compensation over a diesel emissions scandal that has engulfed Europe's largest carmaker since 2015.
BMW's headquarters were raided on Tuesday by German prosecutors investigating the suspected use of illegal emissions control software capable of manipulating exhaust levels.
Lego has done it again: It has created yet another awesome automotive model kit that's calling out to our wallets. In this case, it's a Lego Technic kit of the Mack Anthem semi-truck. It's a particularly realistic-looking model, capturing the real truck's blocky exterior to a T, especially the bold vertical chrome bars in the grille. The tiny Mack bulldog hood ornament is a great touch, too. The interior is fully detailed, with seats and the horizontally oriented steering wheel.
It's so much better than before ... too bad about the shifter.
New look, new tech, new transmission.
It also makes 382 horsepower.
Jetta owner had sought $725,000