McLaren Group is considering a sale of its global headquarters as part of a refinancing strategy the company announced earlier this year. The U.K. supercar maker has also appointed banks to advise on a debt restructuring and equity raise to buttress its balance sheet, it said in a statement Thursday. McLaren’s headquarters are in Woking,
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Editor’s note: This story is part of the annual Automotive News “Future Product Pipeline” series. After years of waiting, Volkswagen’s first competitive battery-electric vehicle, the Tiguan-size ID4 compact crossover, will make its way to U.S. showrooms beginning late this year and spreading across the dealer network in the first half of 2021. The ID4 will
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BRUSSELS — The European Commission will propose that the European Union further tighten its auto emissions limits, according to a draft document seen by Reuters on Friday, prompting a pushback from Germany’s powerful car industry. Under the proposal, by 2030 the average CO2 emissions from new cars should be 50 percent below 2021 levels. The
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What kind of car is the 2021 Toyota C-HR? What does it compare to? The 2021 Toyota C-HR is dubbed a sport-utility vehicle by its maker, but it isn’t fooling us. It’s front-wheel drive, and doesn’t have a wagon body; it’s a hatchback to us. It compares to cars like the Hyundai Kona and Ford
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SHANGHAI — Delayed from late April, the Beijing auto show is set to begin on Sept. 26, making it the sole survivor, so far, of all the major international auto exhibitions canceled this year because of the coronavirus pandemic. Whether anyone attends is another matter. The pandemic has remained largely contained inside China since mid-March,
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By Joey Klender Posted on September 11, 2020 Tesla has officially started rolling out Traffic Light and Stop Sign Control to international markets. Software Update 2020.36.10 includes several new functionalities for Tesla Autopilot, with proceeding on green light being the most notable. The feature is rolling out to drivers in Australia, the United Kingdom, Belgium,
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Sales of new light vehicles in China grew in August, for the fourth consecutive month, as the market continued to rebound from the coronavirus outbreak.  Total deliveries of new light vehicles, including sedans, crossovers, SUVs, multipurpose vehicles and minibuses, rose 6 percent from a year earlier to approach 1.76 million, the China Association of Automobile Manufacturers
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Nissan North America — which for years has relied on college football — is shifting a significant portion of its media to the National Football League in the latest sign of how the coronavirus is upending brand marketing calendars. The automaker will continue putting money into college football, where it will air its “Heisman House”
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The 2020 Cadillac CT4 and CT5 haven’t been on the market for long, but we already have news of the changes for the 2021 model year. They include new Diamond Sky special editions, wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatibility, the Super Cruise driver-assistance system, and expanded availability of driver-assistance features, Cadillac revealed in a
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What kind of truck is the 2021 Ford Super Duty? What does it compare to? The 2021 Ford Super Duty may be a family truck to some, or a tool to others—perhaps, even a status symbol in some places—but the heavy-duty trucks still offer eye-popping capabilities and an open bed with nearly limitless possibilities. It
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Passenger jets aren’t going supersonic anytime soon, but there’s some new tech that might deliver gate-to-gate total flight times rivaling supersonic travel. With a novel electric AC induction motor driving a plane’s nose-gear wheels, considerable time can be saved during pushback, taxiing, and even passenger loading. And here’s the hook that for electric cars or trucks:
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The normal temperature in Los Angeles on this particular date is 84 degrees Fahrenheit. Its record high was 102, set in 1955. Today it’s 111 (with 121 degrees recorded elsewhere in L.A. County). Call it global warming’s local warning. When my abode was built, its location of a mile from the Pacific Ocean meant you
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