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Cadillac Unveils Stunning New Logo for All Electric Lyriq SUV
Cadillac Unveils Stunning New Logo for All Electric Lyriq SUV

Any brand of car that manages to last over a century is bound to make some changes to its emblem here and there. Cadillac, on the other hand, is a little bit different. They change their logos not just over time, but to signal profound changes in t...

 
Honda HPD Ridgeline to Compete in Grueling Off-Road Rebelle Rally
Honda HPD Ridgeline to Compete in Grueling Off-Road Rebelle Rally

Honda desperately wanted to heal their Ridgeline pickup truck’s reputation of not being a real truck when they rolled out the HPD performance off-roading package. A great way to cement this change would be to enter one into a 1,500-mile dash ...

 
NYPD Seizes Car With Shocking $60,000 in Unpaid Tolls
NYPD Seizes Car With Shocking $60,000 in Unpaid Tolls

Early last month, we showed you three New York City bridge tolls every petrolhead should avoid on their road trips through the city and how to get around them. Think the extra time needed to take an alternate route is unnecessary? Well, look at wha...

 
Car Thieves Caught Using $27,000 Hacking Device Disguised as a Game Boy
Car Thieves Caught Using $27,000 Hacking Device Disguised as a Game Boy

A short while ago, we told you how the most recent public health crisis has made it an open season for car thieves across America. As it turns out, the phenomenon is not just limited to the states, it’s spilled over into the UK as well. This ...

 
Lexus Releases Custom Fender Stratocaster With LC 500 Inspired Paint Job
Lexus Releases Custom Fender Stratocaster With LC 500 Inspired Paint Job

We have a special place in our hearts for tacky automaker-branded merchandise that has absolutely nothing at all to do with cars. Most of these items are completely useless, but at least with the latest collaboration between iconic guitar manufactu...

 
This Ford Was Supposed to Replace the Mustang, Now a Nice One Just Sold for Dirt Cheap
This Ford Was Supposed to Replace the Mustang, Now a Nice One Just Sold for Dirt Cheap

If only Ford had a crystal ball when they mulled over replacing their original pony car, the Mustang, with a front-wheel-drive car based on a Mazda platform. Although you’d think they wouldn’t need any metaphorical magic device to figur...

 
Lockheed-Martin Opens Facility to Build Hypersonic Cruise Missiles of the Future
Lockheed-Martin Opens Facility to Build Hypersonic Cruise Missiles of the Future

The next generation of hypersonic missile technology is due to take shape at American defense contractor Lockheed-Martin’s new Advanced Hypersonic Strike Production Facility, which officially opened yesterday. The Advanced Hypersonic Strik...

 
New Maserati Trim Packages Arrive in the United States and Canada this Month
New Maserati Trim Packages Arrive in the United States and Canada this Month

Maserati is entering the 2022 model year in the US market with gusto and new offerings across the range. According to Maserati’s most recent press statement, new trim packages have arrived for the Ghibli, Quattroporte, and Levante to give an ...

 
MG Shattered Sales Records This Month, on Path Back to Relevant British Automaker
MG Shattered Sales Records This Month, on Path Back to Relevant British Automaker

The number of people still around who remember the days when MG was one of the most respected names in British car culture is dropping. They’ve seen some undeniably pitiful lows in the last two decades, but recent sales figures from their re-...

 
Auto Stocks Defy Cratering Sales. Surge in Value
Auto Stocks Defy Cratering Sales. Surge in Value

If you wanted more proof that the stock market is a horrible indicator of how the global economy is doing, we gladly invite you to have a look at the state of automotive stocks in 2021, as they defiantly skyrocket in spite of a global health crisis...

 
Evergrande Vowed to Beat Tesla, Now Millions in Debt With Zero Cars Sold
Evergrande Vowed to Beat Tesla, Now Millions in Debt With Zero Cars Sold

Seemingly beneath all of our noses, a peculiar trend has been sweeping the auto industry lately, that trend being companies from other industry sectors trying their hands at building a car. Apple’s mulled the idea, as have Uber and the US Pos...

 
Saab 9-2 Aero X is a Subaru WRX in Sensible Swedish Clothes
Saab 9-2 Aero X is a Subaru WRX in Sensible Swedish Clothes

Saab’s been gone as a car brand for over a decade now. If you ask some people, the car industry is much worse off without them. As a brand under the ownership, Saab suffered its darkest period, but that doesn’t mean everything that Saab...

 
Colin McCrae's Iconic Subaru WRX Sells For Half a Million Dollars, Buyer Pays in BitCoin
Colin McCrae's Iconic Subaru WRX Sells For Half a Million Dollars, Buyer Pays in BitCoin

In a move sure to help bitcoin cement itself as the future of high-value car auctions, the Subaru WRX rally car driven by the sport’s biggest star, the late, great Colin McRae, just sold at auction with a payment made entirely in the controve...

 
U.K. and France Ink Deal for 400 Custom Beefed-Up Ford Transit Vans
U.K. and France Ink Deal for 400 Custom Beefed-Up Ford Transit Vans

French and British police forces are getting some much-needed backup courtesy of Ford of Europe. The European branch of the American carmaker announced they’d be supplying a fleet of custom, heavy-duty versions of the Transit full-size van. ...

 
Spotlight USA: the Intrepid Air & Space Museum is the Big Apple's Gearhead Paradise
Spotlight USA: the Intrepid Air & Space Museum is the Big Apple's Gearhead Paradise

This past month was “America” month at Autoevolution, a month where we showcased some of what we thought were the most remarkable and most memorable vehicles and vehicle-related Americana that we’ve all come to love. “Americ...

 
Survivor 1990 Cadillac Brougham is a Cheap Car Young People Can Actually Afford
Survivor 1990 Cadillac Brougham is a Cheap Car Young People Can Actually Afford

These days, you hear an awful lot about how difficult, neigh, impossible it is for most folks to find an affordable used car. They’ll blame everything from microchip shortages to foreign governments meddling in American politics and all kinds...

 
Zombified 1923 Autocar Dump Truck for Sale, Ready to Star in George Romero Remake
Zombified 1923 Autocar Dump Truck for Sale, Ready to Star in George Romero Remake

The way the internet is now, it’s pretty rare to find a vehicle that most people have no idea ever existed, let alone from a company they’ve never heard of. This 1923 Autocar Model 27H definitely fits into both categories. First thin...

 
401 V8 Swapped Jeep Grand Wagoneer Might Be Classier Than a New One
401 V8 Swapped Jeep Grand Wagoneer Might Be Classier Than a New One

Stellantis hopes the all-new Jeep Grand Wagoneer will prove the company can make a luxury SUV just as well as BMW or Land Rover. As an investment, though, it’s probably a very bad one. We can’t say the same about the 1980s vehicle that ...

 
New 2022 Jeep Grand Cherokee Is Here, Adds Plug-In Hybrid Option
New 2022 Jeep Grand Cherokee Is Here, Adds Plug-In Hybrid Option

Not every SUV launch creates much of a buzz. But when the biggest name in American off-roaders unveils their latest flagship, we sit, we shut up, and we put respect on the name. The all-important second year of the new Grand Cherokee comes at a cri...

 
Energy Prices Skyrocketed This Month, Petroleum Could Be Next
Energy Prices Skyrocketed This Month, Petroleum Could Be Next

Experts are ready to hit the panic button as the global energy crisis appears ready to bear its wrath on petroleum prices. Worldwide economic instability combined with unforeseen natural disasters is putting a strain on the global energy system in ...

 

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