Mercedes Files 8-Speed Transmission Patent, Could Signal Auto for GLA and CLA

Mercedes wants the right to use the name "8 G-Tronic" for its cars. The only problem is that it doesn't have an 8-speed automatic to go with it. According to Auto Guide, the German automaker has just filed a patent with the United States Patent and Trademark Office (on August 10th). The public… (continue reading >>) autoevolution news

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Geely earnings double on cars co-developed with Volvo

Geely Automobile Holdings said that first-half profit more than doubled, scoring its fastest earnings growth in eight years as cars designed with its Swedish unit Volvo won over domestic consumers. Automotive News Breaking News Feed

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2018 Jeep Wrangler JLU Photographed Inside Factory, Reveals Production Details

With the 2018 Jeep Wrangler set to make its debut in November, at the Los Angeles Auto Show, we're starting to get our hands on more and more material that helps us become familiar with the offroader. The freshest example of this is the photo below, which shows a Wrangler JLU in its birthplace, namely the Toledo plant. The image, ...

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2018 Mitsubishi Xpander Looks Like It Came From Outer Space

Probably the wackiest MPV of the moment, that’s what the Xpander is. Half people carrier and half crossover, the family hauler made its debut at the 2017 Indonesia International Auto Show, and would you just look at its concept-like physique! Forget the Toyota Sienna and Honda Odyssey. With the Xpander, (continue reading >>) autoevolution news

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Consumers may buy fewer cars in areas served by Uber, Lyft, study says

In areas served by Uber, Lyft and other ride services, consumers may buy fewer cars and take fewer trips, according to a new study. Automotive News Breaking News Feed

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As cars drive themselves, human driving skills may suffer

If your car can hit the brakes in an emergency and check your blind spots, will that make you a worse driver? Increasingly, automakers are worrying it may. Automotive News Breaking News Feed

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Germany to inspect Ford Mondeo cars for possible emissions device, report says

Germany has ordered its road transport watchdog to look at whether Ford’s mid-sized Mondeo model contains an illegal emissions cheating device, a German magazine reported. Automotive News Breaking News Feed

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Opel Working on Astra OPC With 300 HP from 1.6-Liter Turbo

Here's a report that comes out of nowhere: Opel is apparently working on a 300 horsepower Astra OPC. While extremely pleasing for the hot hatch fans, this report should be taken with a large grain of salt. Let's start with what we've learned. German magazine Auto Bild says the Astra OPC is going to be the latest rival for the ...

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