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Electric car sales crash is predicted by Edmunds due to the end of the federal tax credit

Edmunds, the auto research firm, came up with a grim report titled “Elimination of federal tax credits likely to kill U.S. EV market”. They title says it all. They predict that electric vehicle sales in the US will crash when the main automakers making electric vehicles will run out of the federal …

2018 Dodge Demon comes with a factory tune for race gas

We knew the Dodge Demon was going to make a lot of power, but the ongoing question has been how much. We've seen estimates of between 757 and 1,121, but those have simply been guesses based on the numbers found in promo photos. However, if we had to put our bets on a horsepower rating, we'll …

NASA’s Operation IceBridge in Pictures

2018 Subaru Outback: Little Things Mean a Lot

Retuning and refinements mark the rugged, outdoorsy wagon for 2018.<p>Following the rollout of the 2018 WRX and Legacy, Subaru continues its lineup revamp with the Outback. The new edition has minor exterior and interior appearance changes, claimed improvements in quietness and ride quality, and …

7 features we'll probably see in Tesla's mysterious 'Model Y'

Tesla plans to launch its first mass-market car, the Model 3, by the end of 2017. But Tesla also has another important vehicle in the works.<p>In July, Musk confirmed that Tesla plans to bring a new compact SUV to market. This vehicle will be the crossover version of the Model 3 and will be called the …

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The Honda Civic Si Is Back With 205 Turbocharged HP and Less Weight

For the first time, the Civic Si gets a turbo. We think that's a good thing.<p>Last year, we saw the 2017 Honda Civic Si in thinly disguised "prototype" form, but now we're getting the real thing. The long-awaited Si is making its in-person debut next week at the New York Auto Show, but Honda is …

Here’s the gorgeous electric car Porsche is making to take on Tesla

The German automaker also plans to sell different variants of the electric vehicles with varying power outputs, according to an Autocar report published in March.<p>Porsche's chairman Oliver Blume told Autocar that the vehicle will also be capable of over-the-air updates. This means that software …

Watch Pro Mechanics Rebuild an Automatic Transmission in Five Minutes Flat

This time-lapse video will make you dizzy with the millions of tiny parts inside an automatic transmission.<p>Automatic transmissions are a thing of wonder. Very few people know how automatic gearboxes actually work, and even fewer people have the knowledge to tear down and rebuild one. Hagerty put …

This building hanging from an asteroid is absurd—but let’s take it seriously for a second

Welcome to the Analemma tower and its half hour elevator rides<p>Have you ever wanted to wake up and see the curvature of the Earth? Or wanted to live exclusively indoors? What about go to bed somewhere above Ecuador and wake up near Cuba? Well good news, weirdos—there’s an architect out there …

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2017 Easter Jeep Safari to Feature Quicksand, Switchback Concepts

Automaker teases two of several new concepts<p>It’s that time of year again when thousands will flock to Moab, Utah, for the Easter Jeep Safari. Ahead of the big event, Jeep has teased two of several new concepts that will make an appearance.<p>The first is the Jeep Switchback, which is shown sitting on …

Skoda's next concept is a 300-mile electric SUV

If you thought Volkswagen wasn't serious about electric vehicles, think again. Its subsidiary Skoda will reveal an electric SUV concept called the Vision E at the Shanghai auto show in a few weeks. Not only is it the fourth all-electric concept shown by the VW group (following the I.D., I.D. Buzz, …

Refreshed Lexus NX Teased Ahead of Shanghai Debut

Crossover gets an updated front end<p>Lexus debuted the refreshed IS sedan in China last year at the Beijing auto show, and this year it’s using the Shanghai auto show to reveal the updated NX crossover. A new teaser image gives us an idea of what we can expect from the refreshed premium compact …

This Is the 2018 Jeep Wrangler, Can You Spot the Changes?

JL Wrangler Forums seems to have gotten images of the all-new 2018 Jeep Wrangler in production form. It looks, well, familiar.<p>Here it is: The all-new, fully redesigned 2018 Jeep Wrangler, leaked on the internet and looking like a faithful rendition of the traditional Jeep profile. Can you spot the …