In the wake of a crash that killed an Arizona woman in March, Uber has announced it is shutting down its autonomous vehicle testing operations in the Grand Canyon State. The company will continue work on self-driving tech at other locations, including Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and two California cities—possibly San Francisco and Sacramento, where it is seeking […]
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We learned yesterday that Mercedes was replacing the E 43 sedan with the more powerful E 53 sedan. Under the hood, it packs an inline-six with 429 hp and 384 lb-ft of torque, up from 396 hp and 384 lb-ft, and supplemented with a new mild hybrid system. Now, Mercedes has announced upgrades for the […]
BMW will debut the X5 sometime later this year. But right now, the automaker is testing the midsize SUV in extreme climates and situations, as we can see in the video below. The fourth-generation BMW X5 has been traveling through snow in Arjeplog, Sweden; on gravel roads in South Africa; and across dunes in the […]
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Earlier this year, Ferrari officially revealed its latest special edition, the 488 Pista. With 710 horsepower, less weight, and a track-tuned suspension, the prototype we drove proved to be extremely quick. As rare and special as the 488 Pista will be, it can’t match the rarity of the SP38. Why? Because Ferrari only built one of them. Like the […]
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Bugatti is officially one fifth of the way through the planned 500-car production run of the 1,479-hp festival of automotive excess that is the Chiron. The France-based, Volkswagen-owned purveyor of ultra-high-performance unobtainium announced today that it delivered the 100th Chiron to its happy new owner, who hails from—where else—the Middle East. As a refresher, that […]