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Toyota Is Way Off Its Own (Very Low) EV Targets

Good morning! It’s Friday, September 22, 2023, and this is The Morning Shift, your daily roundup of the top automotive headlines from around the world, in one place. Here are the important stories you need to know.

See 6 Future Cars In Spy Shots For The Week Of September 18, 2023

The highlights this week include the Porsche Boxster EV, Nissan Ariya Nismo, Hyundai Casper, and Peugeot E-5008.

Hyundai Tucson Facelift Spied While Towing

We might see the updated model premiere in the US in 2024.

Triumph & Tragedy: The story of America's great lost auto companies

These once-great brands are all in the pantheon of automotive history

GAA Classic Cars Hosts A Collection Of Great Cadillac Convertibles At Its November Sale

Start your Caddy collection.

20 muscle cars not from America

The Crew Motorfest: Best Cars For Drifting

Racking up a high score in The Crew: Motorfest's drift events can be quite tricky so here's the best cars for the job.

Ends September 26th! Motorious Readers Get Double Entries To Win This Cutlass 442

Put this in your collection.

The First Alfa Romeo Race Car to Win in the U.S. Is Now Up for Grabs

Now offered through Gooding & Company, this 1956 Alfa Romeo Giulietta Spider Veloce took first-in-class at the 12 Hours of Sebring in 1957.

Ineos Starts Production of Grenadier for North America

Moneyed types in this country who’ve been pining for the spiritual successor to Land Rover’s old-school Defender will be gratified to learn the first series production Grenadier models for North America have started rolling off Ineos Automotive’s factory floor.

2 Auto Parts Retailers Well-Poised to Face Industry Challenges

The repercussions of the UAW strike affecting the Detroit 3 automakers are expected to extend their reach into the Zacks Automotive- Retail and Wholesale- Parts industry, emphasizing the need for swift resolution in labor negotiations to minimize the fallout. Additionally, apprehensions have arisen due to the Fed’s indication of raising interest rates once more by year-end to curb inflation. These factors, combined with supply chain...

MongoDB (MDB) Unveils Atlas for Manufacturing and Automotive

MongoDB MDB has introduced a fresh initiative called MongoDB Atlas for Manufacturing and Automotive, which is aimed at supporting organizations in leveraging real-time data for innovation and creating applications that take the advantage of intelligent and interconnected technology. This offering encompasses experts-led innovation workshops, customized technology partnerships and specialized knowledge accelerators to offer tailored training...

Porsche 911 T, Dodge Charger Hellcat Jailbreak and the UAW strikes | Autoblog podcast #799

Plus, Jeep's expanding 4xe lineup and an update on our long-term Toyota Sienna

Auto review: Aston Martin DBX707: A crossover with a lasting impression

Aston Martin has thrilled auto enthusiasts the world over since 1964, when Agent 007 sped across the silver screen in the now-iconic DB5 in "Goldfinger." That one came with essential secret-agent options like .30-caliber machine guns up front, oil and smoke emitters in the rear, and an ejector seat to dispense with unwelcome passengers. None of those is available in the brand's top-line DBX ...

21 classic luxury four-seat cabriolets

20 shocking car designs

These cars were ahead of their time

Auto makers love to push the boundaries, with these cars predicting trends years or even decades ahead of their time.

10 Most Affordable Sports Cars

The following budget-friendly models, prove that you don't need to spend big in order to get your hands on a fun high-performance sports car

GM's OG Supercar Killer SUV From The '90s

As one of the very first super SUVs ever, the unassuming GMC Typhoon had enough oomph to destroy an LT1 Corvette and a Nissan 300ZX in the early '90s

Rivian R1T With Dual Motors And Large Battery Starts Reaching Customers

Rivian's improving production rate is reaping rewards, with reports emerging online that the Dual-Motor R1T with the large battery packs has started reaching customers; multiple trucks in this configuration have popped up in the brand's online shop. Since launch, the Rivian pickup has been offered in a limited number of configurations, and it's big...

The junkyard gems of Desert Valley Auto Parts, Arizona

Let's take a look at some abandoned classics that are far more than meets the eye

25 weird classic cars

The luxury cars we forgot all about

Can you name Alfa Romeo's flagship during most of the 1980s?

The most important car from the year you were born

We take a look at what we think are the most important cars launched each year since 1945

Jaguar Makes The Switch To Tesla-Style NACS Plug

Is this another sign that NACS has won the EV charging format wars?

10 Cheap SUVs That Are Easy To Maintain

Look no further if you’re hunting in the bargain-basement for a dependable SUV. Here are some of the most highly rated and cheap models to choose from

Exclusive-UAW to announce progress with Ford ahead of further auto walkouts

By David Shepardson and Joseph White DETROIT (Reuters) -The United Auto Workers will say it has made real progress towards a deal with Ford Motor but expand its strikes against rival automakers General Motors and Stellantis, according to sources familiar with talks. The union will also invite President Joe Biden to come to the picket lines, a source said. The UAW last week launched

Toyota Will Adopt Tesla-Style Cast Bodies That Might Be Impossible to Fix

"Gigacasting" car chassis could reduce cost and complexity, but might also hinder the ability to fix them down the line.

Cars Compete for the 'Fastest Car of 2023' Title and a 1969 Dodge is in the Mix

Have you ever imagined having vegetable salad with chocolate chips in it or hosting a meditation class in the middle of a very busy street? If your answer is "never," it's because you already know that some things don't just belong together. It's the same reason why you would never expect a 1969 Dodge to vie for the "fastest car of 2023" position a...

11 Of Kevin Hart's Coolest Cars Are Coming To The LA Auto Show

Kevin Hart may be known as a celebrity comedian and actor, but he's also a car enthusiast with a particular love for American muscle. That isn't much of a secret, and the upcoming Los Angeles Auto Show will see his collection out in the public together for the first time. Dubbed Kevin Hart Kollection, the comedian will bring 11 of his favorites to ...

No Restomod Here – This 1956 Chevrolet 3200 has been Restored to Factory Stock

Each generation of Chevy truck seems to have its legion of fans. The “Task Force” models sold from late 1955 through 1959 are no exception. The beloved Cameo and Apache trucks are from this era. From a design and engineering standpoint, Chevrolet made a big leap with the Task Force models, ushering in wraparound windshields, 12-volt electricals, and V8 engines into their truck lines. Offered on Hemmings Auctions right now is this restored 1956...

Lotus Emeya Could Spawn 900-HP Wagon Variant

As a Porsche Taycan rival, a wagon version of the Lotus Emeya may be the perfect contender against the long-roof electric Porsche, the Taycan Sport Turismo. Autocar asked Lotus design chief Ben Payne about the possibility of an Emeya in estate form. He declined to confirm whether it was in the product plan, but his comments suggested there was cert...

Auto review: One massive Mazda: the 2024 CX-90 SUV

Well, this isn’t an MX-5 Miata, although the all-new 2024 Mazda CX-90 looms large enough to seem as if it could carry one. Welcome the replacement for the 2023 Mazda CX-9, a rather large SUV meant to do battle with a thicket of three-row competition from the Chevrolet Traverse, Dodge Durango, Ford Explorer, GMC Acadia, Honda Pilot, Hyundai Palisade, Jeep Grand Cherokee L, Kia Telluride, Nissan ...

The most innovative cars America has ever made

Radical designs, unprecedented technology, huge engines. Here are the biggest trailblazers we know

3 Oldsmobiles from the brand’s youthful, exuberant heyday

You probably remember the “Not your father’s Oldsmobile” ads that debuted in 1988 in an attempt to promote the company’s updated front-wheel drive lineup and turn around a precipitous drop in sales. Even as a school-age kid, those 30-second spots fell flat for me. I understood that the sleek new W-body Cutlass was more advanced […]

Hon Hai JV to produce EV SUV

Foxtron Vehicle Technologies, the Taiwan joint venture between Hon Hai Precision Industry and local carmaker Yulon Motor Group, was expected to start production of a battery powered SUV in the fourth quarter of 2023. The news came during a recent investor conference. Hon Hai, Apple’s contract manufacturer Foxconn, aims to become a significant playe...

The Wheels of Change: Iconic Cars from the 1910s

In the early 20th century, an era marked by global conflict and social change, a revolution was quietly taking shape that would forever transform human mobility and society at large – the dawn of the automobile. The 1910s were a time of bold experimentations and groundbreaking innovations in the automotive industry, and from this period emerged a breed of machines that would leave an indelible mark in the annals of history. In this article, we embark on a journey back in time to explore the iconic rides from the 1910s, the cars that set the wheels of change in motion and played a pivotal role in shaping the future of transportation. From the legendary Ford Model T, the first mass-produced automobile, to the luxuriously crafted Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost, these vehicles didn’t just redefine the standards of luxury, performance, and affordability; they changed the world.

The best cars you’ve (probably) never heard of

If you've heard of these four-wheeled wonders you may as well enter for an Autocar Award

The cars that shocked the world

As the BMW XM Red Label makes its entrance, we take a close look at all the cars that shocked us all when they arrived

VinFast To Start Delivering VF8 EVs To Europe This Year

VinFast's CEO said the first VF8 electric SUVs will arrive in France, Germany, and the Netherlands in the fourth quarter.

13 Cheap Fun Cars For Beginner Drivers

These affordable used cars are here to make your first car experience as thrilling as possible.

Drivers Get the Most Emotional About These New Car Models

Drivers rated the Porsche 911 highest in emotional connection in the J.D. Power APEAL study. Kia and MINI had top models in several SUV and car categories. Hyundai Santa Cruz led midsize pickups.

10 Japanese SUVs That'll Last You A Lifetime

Synonymous with reliability, here are 10 Japanese SUVs that'll last you a lifetime.

10 Electric Cars That Are Cheaper Than The Tesla Model 3

The Model 3 might be the entry-level Tesla, but if you're open to other brands, here are some other cheaper models that you may want to look at.

Acura NSX EV: Everything We Know

Thanks to a new rendering, we can preview the upcoming NSX EV supercar.

Before Porsche Unveils Their Next GT2 RS, Our Exclusive Digital Concept Should Satisfy Fans

The new Porsche GT2 RS is still years away from production, till then fans will have to make do with this stunning render of the sports car.

The cars that are our guilty pleasures

We'd rather not tell anyone about this lot... but we can't resist

This 2008 Shelby GT500 KR Has Only 20 Miles From New & It Is Selling At No Reserve

This car is still in the wrapper! It is selling at Henderson Auction’s Collector Series sale next month.

Volvo XC60 R 6X6 Crashes Classic American Car Meet

It’s a Swedish monster truck!

2023 Lotus Emira Review: Does An Automatic Transmission Kill The Vibe?

Lotus offers the Emira with a manual or an automatic gearbox: Do you miss out on sports car magic by skipping the stick shift?