Author: Jonathon Ramsey

It is time to begin teasing the 2025 GMC Yukon, the posh truck division doing so with a glimpse of the front fascia on the AT4 trim. This being a refresh, we’re not searching for major changes to hard points. In contrast to today’s Yukon, it seems the brand new face will stress horizontal breadth as a substitute of highlighting the central aspect of a large grille and skid plate area. Starting with the taller C-shaped headlights on the 2025, a shorter horizontal element at the highest not reaches all of the solution to the grille surround, and it’s separated…

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The sales charts prove Americans’ wide and enduring love for pickups and SUVs. Last 12 months’s top 10 sellers were three pickups, three compact SUVs, one other pickup, the lone sedan, a compact SUV, and a midsize SUV. Surveys and studies, nevertheless, prove Americans’ wide and enduring ambivalence for pickups and SUVs, specifically the massive ones that get accused of more antisocial behaviors yearly, from outsized rates of killing children and pedestrians to their outsized effects on the Earth. A YouGov release on a brand new survey about American feelings on these two body styles comes with the provocative title,…

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The white coats at Oak Ridge National Laboratories (ORNL) in Tennessee have hit a research milestone for the world of electrical vehicles that looks as if a plausible reality in the approaching decade. Earlier this month, after parking a Hyundai Kona EV over a brand new wireless charger design, the scientists and engineers registered a max wireless charging rate of 100 kW across a five-inch air gap at a claimed efficiency of 96%. In an earlier bench test, researchers hit 120-kW wireless charging speeds, but this test used a production automotive parked atop the prototype coil. The facility registered is…

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It’s over between Volvo and diesel engines. Last September, at Climate Week NYC, the Swedish carmaker said it was breaking up with Rudolph Diesel’s popular, globetrotting invention. Earlier this month, the Volvo plant in Torslanda, Sweden, sent the penultimate diesel-powered XC90 into the world. Then got here the ender, the last of its kind: A blue XC90 produced at Volvo’s Ghent, Belgium, plant utilizing a twin-turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder mild hybrid making 235 horsepower and 354 pound-feet of torque. Just as with the last-of-its-kind Audi R8 that recently emerged from Audi’s Bollinger Hofe facility, the XC90 is headed to a special…

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Ultimately, we’re getting near the brand new Nissan Kicks. The primary-gen model went on sale here in June 2018 and received a facelift in 2021. Spy photographers spent last yr scooping prototypes, a heavily camoed Kicks from last July proving the second generation goes to be larger and possibly more conventional looking. The automaker’s caption on the Instagram video tease promised something “Greater, bolder, and higher than ever,” while advising us to “Stay tuned for a surprise unveiling.” Stacked horizontal lines will probably be a outstanding theme, quick shots within the video showing thin headlights above three rows of short…

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The official entry list for the 2024 Dakar Rally tallies a capability field of 199 starters in six predominant categories: Ultimate (70), Stock (3), Challenger (43), SSV (36), and the most important boys, Trucks (47). This group doesn’t count the 146 motorcycles and quads that will even be cutting up the dunes during a prologue and 12 stages running from January 5-19. Ford Performance is entering the race with a re-engineered version of the previous-generation Ranger within the Ultimate class, this yr a learning effort to prepare for a full assault in 2025 with a specially prepped Ranger Raptor. The…

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The 2024 Chevrolet Tahoe and Suburban are effectively holdover models since Chevrolet announced the 2025 model 12 months versions of its three-row money-printers a month ago. What’s ahead for 2025? Buyers will find latest front fasciae on every trim from the entry-level LS to the top-tier High Country, paired with thinner daytime running lights. Behind those grilles, the 5.3-liter V8 and 6.2-liter V8 are unchanged, however the turbocharged 3.0-liter inline-six Duramax diesel’s been updated with the identical improvements as GM made for its full-size pickup lineup recently. Meaning 305 horsepower and 495 pound-feet of torque, improvements of 28 hp and…

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Remember the opening of Casino Royale? Daniel Craig’s James Bond whoops a person in a toilet then drowns the person in a sink of water. The bad guy’s boss asks Bond, “How did he die?” Bond replies, “Not well.” If someone asked Edmunds, “How did your 2024 Chevrolet Blazer EV die?” Edmunds would offer the identical two words in response. Last week, we posted on the experience the automotive sales site has had with the SUV that takes over as Chevy’s recent entry-level electric vehicle until the upcoming Equinox EV and rebooted Bolt come along. The Blazer EV, after coughing…

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  Lamborghini made only two Diablo SV Roadsters, and RM Sotheby’s is putting this one up for sealed auction running December 13-15. It is not only a rarity, it is a throwback to a time just 23 years ago that individuals who were there need to make an effort to recollect. A time when Lamborghinis barely sold; Chrysler put the Lamborghini Diablo in the marketplace in 1990, Audi took it off the market in 2001, Lambocars puts your complete Diablo run over those 11 years at around 2,500 cars including prototypes and factory specials. Today’s Lamborghini moved greater than double…

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  The last time Mercedes rationalized the C-Class and E-Class right into a freestanding coupe and convertible, the Germans called the result the CLK. Debuting in 1997, the CLK sat on the C-Class platform but adopted the E-Class’s more mature styling. On this latest C- and E- remix, the lines have shifted. The result’s often called the CLE, sitting on the already-rationalized MRA II platform that supports the newest C-Class and E-Class, the Mercedes-Benz version adopting styling more familiar from the E-Class Coupe. On the CLE’s AMG variant, the styling moves within the direction of the old, bad boy C-Class…

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