Porsche is recalling what appears to be every Taycan sold in the United States so far to address an issue with the automatic emergency braking software that can cause the hazard lights to illuminate when they shouldn't. The issue appears to be one of calibration rather than an outright defect, as Porsche's description indicates that the system works, just perhaps a bit too well, prompting the hazard lights to come on prematurely. "Porsche gained knowledge that the subject vehicles are programmed with pre-collision automatic hazard warning lamp activation logic that may exceed the automatic activation functionality permitted by FMVSS No. 108," Porsche's defect notification says.
Honda is pushing the off-road image and capability of its truck and SUV offerings more and more. The Passport was developed by a group of Honda engineers at the company's Auto Development Center in Ohio, and it's driven by a pair of engineers. The interior was gutted with a roll cage, racing seats and harnesses and fire suppression system fitted.
With its smaller-than-average size, the V6-powered 2022 Toyota Highlander is a bit of niche choice among three-row SUVs. The 2022 Toyota Highlander Hybrid is a totally different story, however, for one extremely good reason: it gets 35 mpg combined with all-wheel drive. When you consider that the only other hybrid three-row SUV is the even-smaller Kia Sorento, the Highlander's size deficiency all of a sudden is less of an issue.
This modern classic German sports car is calling your name.
The higher-performance version of the sedan will have a turbocharged four-cylinder engine and a manual transmission.
Three-time Indianapolis 500 winner Dario Franchitti got the chance to run a few laps around Goodwood in the T.50. The V-12 sounds as exciting as you'd hope.
We got a nice walkaround of an early prototype but don’t yet know what to think.
Honda is gradually expanding the 11th-generation Civic line-up. The image shows the sedan, and that's all we're getting; Honda no longer sells a Civic Coupe and the hatchback won't receive the Si treatment. Honda has previously confirmed that the Si will again be available with a manual transmission.
It's hard to choose sometimes...
First came Ford's $11.4 billion investment in Tennessee and Kentucky. GM followed with more plans of its own. The EV competition continues to heat up.
Maserati announced the revamped Ghibli lineup in June, boiling down ten trims to four, but didn't announce pricing. The good have made their way to the Maserati configurator, so now we know how much more a 2022 Maserati will cost in relation to what came before. The big jump happens at the bottom, the previous base Ghibli becoming the 2022 Ghibli GT.
Stephane Ratel heads the SRO Motorsports Group that organizes a whole bunch of GT racing events like the 24 Hours of Spa and the Intercontinental GT Challenge. Aiming to open another front for alt-fuel racing like Formula E has done for electric single-seaters and Extreme E has done for electric off-roaders, Autosport reports that Ratel is trying to put together a GTX World Tour starting with a revived Paris to Berlin event in 2023. The X in GTX stands for experimental, Ratel hoping to attract manufacturers and gentleman racers who want to show off or enjoy "the most technologically advanced cars powered by alternative energies to petroleum;" everything from the Porsche Mission R to hi-po roadgoing EVs like the Pininfarina Battista.
Experience the spirit of Carroll Shelby for a fraction of the price in this impressive Superformance Cobra.
Separate announcements today show both automakers are preparing to spend big for mass production of electric vehicles and their batteries in the U.S.
And you’ll get $25,000! Don’t sleep on this.
Autoweek's Racing on TV Listings for October 18-24
Five racers had explosions during first round of Sunday eliminations.
Toyota plans to build a new $1.29 billion factory in the U.S. to manufacture batteries for gas-electric hybrid and fully electric vehicles. The move comes amid a flurry of global announcements about shoring up production of batteries for electric vehicles. The Toyota plant location wasn't announced, but the company said it eventually will employ 1,750 people and start making batteries in 2025, gradually expanding through 2031.
Trail-focused driver assists and some unique branding help the Tremor stand on its own, but it lacks its sibling's high-flying attitude.
The 2021 F-150 Tremor is Ford’s latest addition to its mid-tier off-roading family. Joining the Super Duty and Ranger models of the same name, the new half-ton slots in between the FX4 off-road package and its full-blown Raptor model(s), giving potential buyers access to increased capability without having to cough up the sort of money its halo trucks go for. When Ford first announced the half-ton variant of the Tremor, we equated it to a Junior-Varsity Raptor.