Attention campers: Ford has gone big and rolled out an all-new concept caravan called the Transit Big Nugget. It’s a near-production study shown first at the 2019 Caravan Salon in Düsseldorf, Germany. The bigger Nugget will go on sale next year, when it will join the littler Nugget and Nugget Plus as options for van-based holidays. The
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A Superior Court judge has ordered protesting Unifor members outside a Nemak parts plant in Windsor, Ont., to deconstruct barricades, end their standoff and immediately head back to work, but the union refuses to comply. “I can tell you with some degree of certainty we’ll still be here in the morning,” Unifor spokesman Dave Molenhuis said Thursday night.
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Rimac promises to show details from tests and the development process soon. Rimac Automobili is currently exceptionally busy on several fronts simultaneously. On one hand, Rimac is designing, developing, and manufacturing advanced technologies for various high-performance-car brands, while on the other hand, it is finalizing development of the Rimac C_Two. The C_Two is an all-electric
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Russell Westbrook can do a lot of things. The 2016-17 NBA Most Valuable Player is known for zipping around the court at a frenetic pace as he racks up points, dishes out assists and snags rebounds to kick-start fast breaks — all while being among the league leaders in steals. His versatility extends off the
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Kia Motors Corp. named former Infiniti design chief Karim Habib as a senior vice president, heading the Korean automaker’s design center and presiding over the look of its vehicles. Habib will join Kia at the start of October and will be based at Kia’s global design headquarters in Namyang, Korea, the company said Friday in
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DETROIT — Ford Motor Co. will begin airing TV commercials for the redesigned Explorer this weekend that play off the vehicle’s name, calling it “the greatest exploration vehicle of all time.” The commercials for the 2020 Explorer feature voiceovers from actor Bryan Cranston, extending his role from the automaker’s “Built Ford Proud” campaign. They’re scheduled
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The 2020 Volkswagen Atlas is offered in S, SE, and SEL trim, each with a few variants. A  lightly-optioned Atlas is a good value. High-end models are costly and don’t provide the special feel we expect at upward of $45,000. We rate the Atlas at 6 out of 10, giving it points for its good
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LOS ANGELES — Hyundai used the first professional football game of the season to kick off its family-oriented advertising campaign for the new Palisade crossover, tweaking the notion of family to include the differing groups of people who make us feel at home. In one TV spot that was shown on Thursday, there are various
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SEOUL — General Motors’ unionized workers in South Korea will strike Monday to Wednesday over stalled wage talks and concern of another plant shutdown, union officials said on Friday, the first full walkout since GM bought local factories in 2002. The decision came after the union rejected GM’s proposal for a base wage freeze and
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Resurgent sports car maker Alpine is getting back into the rally game with the new A110 Rally, which is poised to take on rivals Porsche and Abarth in the Fédération Internationale de l’Automobile (FIA) Group R-GT class.  Alpine left development of the A110 Rally to Signatech, which essentially operates as the automaker’s factory works team and
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The 2020 Jeep Wrangler is an all-American icon of an SUV that’s more livable than ever. But that doesn’t mean its capability off road is not without compromise in other areas—on pavement, for a big one.  We give it 5.4 out of 10 overall. (Read more about how we rate cars.) For 2020, the Wrangler
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FUJIKAWAGUCHIKO, Japan — With Nissan’s new-generation self-driving system, safety and precision are enhanced. But hands-free isn’t always hassle-free. That is one takeaway from a road test of the automaker’s ProPilot 2.0 technology as the industry scrambles to deliver self-driving vehicles. Nissan’s semi-autonomous driving package promises no-hands, auto-navigating highway driving from on-ramp to off-ramp, automatically passing
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Ahead of the official debut, we got a deep-dive on the new Porsche Taycan electric sport sedan and there’s a lot to talk about. If you don’t have time or don’t need every last detail, we’ve put together this handy list of the highlights to make you an instant expert on Porsche’s most important car
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