Category: automotive

Volvo, Polestar reportedly planning twin city-friendly electric SUVs

Volvo is nearly ready to unveil the next generation of the XC90, its flagship model, but it’s not forgetting about the other end of its range. It’s reportedly planning to launch an entry-level model that will take the form of...

/ December 7, 2021

Toyota to develop new hybrid, PHEV and EV platform just for Europe

Toyota is preparing to go electric-only in Europe by 2035 — in line with EU mandates — and is preparing a new Euro-exclusive platform to help smooth the transition. The automaker told Automotive News Europe and other news outlets the...

/ December 7, 2021

Project Habu: The Slow Burner

<!– Project Habu: The Slow Burner – Speedhunters SHARE Project Habu: The Slow Burner previously, so when compared to Project GTI, which saw 10 updates in the first 12 months, you might understand why this is only the third post dedicated to this white...

/ December 6, 2021

Porsche Vision Gran Turismo is a 1,000-horsepower electric concept

Porsche has finally joined a long list of automakers to create its own concept car specifically for the “Gran Turismo” series of games. Simply named Vision Gran Turismo, like many of the other OEM-designed concepts, it’s a blending of the...

/ December 6, 2021

2022 Lexus UX250h review

Lexus has just launched the all-electric UX300e. But for some the hybrid will be a better bet. With that in mind, let’s revisit Lexus’s chic little crossover “gateway model” in fuel-sipping petrol-electric form. The UX is Lexus’s smallest and cheapest...

/ December 6, 2021

Mercedes-AMG A 35 quits the U.S. market

The Mercedes-AMG A 35 sedan is no longer part of the automaker’s lineup here. Mercedes USA confirmed to CarBuzz that “The A 35 will not be offered in the US market for MY22.” The model has already been scrubbed from...

/ December 5, 2021

Saudi Arabia in talks with Foxconn to build electric cars – report

Saudi Arabia is reportedly in talks with Taiwanese electronics company Foxconn Technology Group – best known as the manufacturer of electronics like the iPhone – to form a joint venture that’ll build electric vehicles (EVs). Bloomberg reports the joint venture...

/ December 4, 2021

Junkyard Gem: 2000 BMW 528i

Lurid pink-and-blue paint jobs and personalized car names monogrammed on the fenders were everywhere during the Rad Era, particularly among drag racers and minitruck aficionados, but these days it seems that it’s mostly the drifters keeping those traditions alive. Today’s...

/ December 4, 2021

VFACTS: November car sales tumble, stock shortages sink in

Australia’s new vehicle sales fell 15.3 per cent during November – the second month in succession – reflective of ongoing stock shortages created principally by semiconductor supply constraints. Sales across all eight States and Territories went backwards compared to November...

/ December 3, 2021

Why your car door won’t lock or unlock properly

Just because power locks are now standard on even the lowliest entry-level econoboxes doesn’t mean there are fewer problems with your car’s most basic security feature. In fact, the presence of keyless entry means there are even more parts lurking...

/ December 3, 2021