Many of our favorite Mopar custom projects start out as tattered vintage vehicles. This one began life as a 1968 Dodge D200 Camper Special—a heavy-duty pickup with an 8-foot bed and chassis optimized to carry a big, heavy slide-in camper. This camping arrangement left the trailer hitch free to tow a boat, dirt bikes, or
WASHINGTON — The House of Representatives is making progress every day toward approving the trade agreement President Donald Trump worked out with Canada and Mexico, Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Thursday. The House is on a “path to yes,” Pelosi said about ratifying the agreement, which was signed nearly a year ago, adding that her
Gogoro swappable batteries designed for electric scooters appear to be marching toward becoming a de facto standard. The company just reached out with a new announcement that Tai Ling, a long time Suzuki partner, is launching a new electric scooter brand with Gogoro’s swappable batteries as its power source. Tai Ling is perhaps best known
What’s the most powerful street-legal Ford ever? You might be tempted to say the GT, but you’d be wrong, because that title goes to the new Mustang Shelby GT500. This muscle car has the right curves in the right places and massive levels of power: 760 hp (771 PS / 567 kW) and 625 lb-ft
SHANGHAI — Fiat Chrysler Automobile’s Chinese partner Guangzhou Automobile Group said it respected the company’s decision to merge with PSA Group and would look to deepen its cooperation with the automaker. A spokeswoman made the comments to Reuters on Thursday, after FCA and PSA said they would join forces through a 50-50 share swap to
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles and France’s PSA Group on Thursday announced plans for a merger. The plans, which still need to be approved by regulatory bodies and unions, will see ownership of the merged company, estimated to be worth over $48 billion, split 50/50 between the current shareholders of FCA and PSA Group. It will also
The 2020 Lincoln Nautilus is well-equipped in base form, and lavish at the top end, but you’ll have to decide if top trims are worth the price of entry. We give it 9 out of 10 for features, service coverage, and infotainment. The Nautilus comes in three trims for 2020 instead of four like last
Footage of an accident that took place on August 15 around 7:30 PM near Riverside Drive and East 66th Place in Tulsa, Oklahoma, and shows a police officer texting while driving right until the impact, has just been released. About 25 seconds into the video, the officer can be seen changing lanes, when all of
By virtually every rule of finance, Tesla’s third-quarter numbers represented a step back. Its profit, revenue, operating margin and free cash flow were all lower than a year earlier. But, as everyone should know by now, Tesla doesn’t always follow the accepted rules of the auto industry. Neither does its stock, which jumped 18 percent
In celebration of 40 years in Japan, Alpina has pulled the wraps off its 3 Series AWD model, which will be available here in sedan and Touring wagon forms. Pricing will start at the equivalent of $113,000-$119,350 for the sedan and wagon including local taxes (for reference, an M340i xDrive wagon starts at $92,473 in
Fiat Chrysler is to merge with Vauxhall’s owner PSA to create the world’s fourth largest car company. The two sides say they have yet to finalise all the details, but the 50-50 merger is expected to provide significant cost savings. That has raised concerns at Vauxhall, which employs 3,000 people in the UK, as it
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles and PSA Group plan to join forces through a 50-50 share swap to create the world’s fourth-largest automaker, they said on Thursday, triggering a new wave of consolidation in the car industry. FCA and PSA said they aimed to reach a binding deal to create a $50 billion company domiciled in the Netherlands,
BYD’s profits from plug-in electric car sales quickly evaporate with China’s new limited incentives. BYD (and many other manufacturers in China) is going through very challenging times as weak sales affect financial forecasts. In fact, there are several problems culminating in China, as on top of overall passenger car sales decreasing for the 15th consecutive
Mini has finally announced prices for its first all-electric vehicle in a decade. The 2020 Mini Cooper SE will carry a starting price of $30,750 when it goes on sale in early March. This price tag makes it much cheaper than a base Chevrolet Bolt. Recently updated to deliver 259 miles on a charge, the
A new group will keep tabs on safety developments in Uber’s self-driving vehicle division. The company has formed an independent board composed of six outsiders. It’s charged with reviewing and advising executives in the company’s advanced-technology division on best practices for testing and deploying self-driving technology on Uber’s platform. Formation of the outside Self-Driving Safety
By Simon Alvarez Posted on October 30, 2019 Tesla stock (NASDAQ:TSLA) has taken a hit as Wall Street reacted to the release of the company’s 10-Q form. Craig Irwin of Roth Capital, for example, downgraded Tesla from a “Neutral” to a “Sell” in the middle of Tuesday’s trading day partly due to concerns about the
The Nissan Skyline R34 GT-R is one of the finest creations from the carmaker and in V Spec II guise, is a true JDM icon. Throttle House recently had the opportunity to test one finished in Bayside Blue and pitted it against the new Nissan GT-R 50th Anniversary model, also painted in the same hue.
Great deals require great men to make them happen, but great men can also cause great deals to unravel. Carlos Tavares has the strength needed to make a merged Fiat Chrysler Automobiles and PSA Group succeed, but such an accomplishment risks making him a target within his own organization. We saw this with Carlos Ghosn.
The team behind the Bloodhound Land Speed Record Car is celebrating a 334-mph run in early shakedown runs held last week, as it hit yet another milestone in its quest to beat the current record of 763 mph which has stood since 1997. The run took place on the Hakskeenpan salt and mud pan of southern
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Parking lot hijinks are nothing new, but they cost two owners dearly. And guess what? No Mustangs were actively involved – despite one being there on hand. How about that? As you can see in this clip uploaded on social media, a Jeep Grand Cherokee and what appears to be a Nissan Skyline R34 GT-R
Mitsubishi Motors isn’t relocating its North American headquarters from beachy Southern California to suburban Nashville just to save money and cozy up to alliance partner Nissan, which made the move there more than a decade ago. The smallest of Japanese automakers in the U.S. is also reinventing its work culture — down to the coffee.
Lamborghini‘s highest-performance and most powerful vehicle ever will be revealed in 2020. That’s the official word from the brand’s Squadra Corse motorsports division, which is overseeing the design and engineering of this yet unnamed hypercar. While only scant information and shadowy teasers have been shared, we pored over the details to see what to expect.
TOKYO — Honda has agreed to merge three affiliated suppliers with Hitachi Automotive Systems in a blockbuster deal that aims to create a new global mega-supplier and better leverage scale and r&d resources for developing next-generation technologies. The accord, announced Wednesday, combines Honda affiliates Keihin, Showa and Nissin Kogyo with Hitachi Automotive Systems into a
SEMA 2019 is just a few weeks away, and Ford has already teased the Ranger and SUV projects it’s bringing to the show. Now, the Blue Oval has announced it’s bringing five custom F-Series Super Duty rigs to the annual tuner symposium. The Super Duties will join around 50 other vehicles in total, including SUVs
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles and PSA Group of France are in talks to combine, The Wall Street Journal and other media reported. The newspaper, citing people familiar with the matter, said a deal between FCA and the Peugeot parent could create a “$50 billion trans-Atlantic auto giant.” An all-share merger of equals, the paper reported, is
Some Tesla Model 3 prototypes with a potentially longer wheelbase have been spotted in China – starting a rumor that Tesla could offer it as an option. In China, it’s not uncommon for affluent people to have a chauffeur or at least not as uncommon as in other cultures, where it is reserved for the
You’ve now seen Roadkill host David Freiburger’s ’71 Plymouth Road Runner in an episode of Roadkill and one episode of Roadkill Garage with another one coming. But in this Extra you’ll get to know the car even better as Freiburger geeks out on all his Mopar-loving minutia about the car and its options. We’ve provided
The Mercedes-AMG G63, Suzuki Jimny, and Jeep Wrangler are all extremely capable off-road, but which is best when the going gets tough? To see which of these three boxy off-roaders is the most well-rounded, Carwow pitted them against one another for a series of tests, scoring the trio depending on how they performed in each
The whole point of EVs is to cut down on the use of hydrocarbons and reduce CO2 emissions, but Shell thinks it has a strong case for reintroducing them, at least for one very specific area. Cooling electric vehicle batteries is becoming more of an issue as increased charging speeds and more performance applications test