The Porsche Cayman has long been one of the best sports cars on sale but which generation is the best? YouTube channel EverydayDriver recently set out to answer that question. While the Boxster/Cayman twins have been built in four different generations, only the second-gen (987), third-gen (981), and fourth-gen (982), are featured in this video.
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HAMBURG — German prosecutors said on Wednesday they had charged another eight Volkswagen employees over the scandal surrounding cheating on diesel engine emission tests. The eight are accused of fraud, false certification and violation of the law against unfair competition, the Brunswick prosecutor’s office in VW’s home state of Lower Saxony said in a statement.
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ATLANTA — Porsche Cars North America is expanding adjacent to its headquarters in metro Atlanta. The sports car maker will begin construction of a service center and a classic factory restoration center next to Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport. The 33-acre “multimillion-dollar development” will also be used to expand the Porsche Experience Center performance track, the
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TOKYO — Shortly before Thanksgiving 2018, American auto executive Greg Kelly got an urgent message saying he was needed in Japan for important business at Nissan Motor Co., where he was a director. Kelly initially balked at the idea. The longtime Nissan human resources executive was at home outside Nashville, preparing for the holiday and
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Record-breaking Florida car dealer and philanthropist Rick Case, CEO of Rick Case Automotive Group, died Monday at his home in Fort Lauderdale from complications of cancer. He was 77. In 1962 at age 19, Case opened his first dealership, a used-car lot named Moxie Motors, in his hometown of Akron, Ohio. In 1966, he opened
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Tesla Inc. appeared to suffer a network outage that left owners of its electric cars unable to connect to their vehicles via the company’s mobile app. People filed hundreds of complaints on the website DownDetector.com saying they can’t use their mobile apps or get through to Tesla’s customer-service lines. One owner said he accidentally locked
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CEO Elon Musk outlined Tesla Inc.’s plans to cut electric vehicle battery design and manufacturing costs so radically that a $25,000 car that drives itself will be possible, but the automaker’s shares slipped as Musk forecast the change could take three years. Musk acknowledged that Tesla does not have its ambitious new vehicle and battery
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The Tesla Model S is going Plaid and it’s astronomically fast. On Tuesday after the company’s annual shareholder’s meeting, Elon Musk outlined battery updates. At the end of the presentation, the CEO laid out performance specs for the Model S Plaid, which is available for order now for a cost of $141,070 (including destination). The
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After adding the Voyager minivan to its small lineup last year, Chrysler is back with new technology and revamped styling for the Pacifica and a slimmer set of offerings for the aging 300. The brand goes into Fiat Chrysler Automobiles’ planned merger with France’s PSA Group with three vehicles, and it remains to be seen
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Ford Motor Co. and Unifor on Tuesday agreed to a tentative contract, averting a strike hours after the sides agreed to extend talks beyond a midnight deadline. Unifor President Jerry Dias made the announcement at a downtown Toronto hotel. According to the union, the deal includes: CDN$1.95 billion in combined investment in the Oakville and
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DETROIT — The Detroit auto show is changing dates — again. After reimagining the Detroit show as a summertime indoor/outdoor event, originally scheduled for June 2020 but postponed a year because of the coronavirus pandemic, show organizers said Monday the event would take place Sept. 28 to Oct. 9, 2021, and would remain in the
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Dodge is going all-in on performance. The Grand Caravan has ended production, and the Journey won’t live past this year, leaving the attitude-laden brand with only the muscular Durango, Challenger and Charger. All three nameplates are getting power boosts for the 2021 model year, with the Durango joining the Hellcat family for a limited run
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Just in case you haven’t heard, Long Way Up is the third installment in Ewan McGregor’s and Charlie Boorman’s trilogy of long-distance motorcycle adventure rides. What makes this one so special, though, is that the duo set out on a pair of Harley-Davidson LiveWire electric motorcycles, attempting to cover 15,000 miles (25,000 km) of incredibly
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