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Apple CarPlay gets Waze integration with iOS 12

2019 Toyota Corolla

Apple has unveiled the updates to its newest operating system, iOS 12, which brings some big updates, which includes the ability to use third-party navigation apps with Apple CarPlay. This is big news for Waze users that have wanted to use the navigation app over Apple's own Maps system. Up until now Waze users have not been able to use...

Tesla Model 3 to get red interior option next year

Tesla Model 3

In addition to confirming that a lease option isn't coming until 2019 for the Model 3, Tesla CEO Elon Musk also announced over the weekend that a red interior option will arrive next year. Red interiors are all the rage right now with "performance" focused models, so Tesla will jump on the bandwagon next year a red leather seat option...

Porsche wraps two 911 RSR racers in historic livery

Porsche 911 RSR Le Mans

Porsche has wrapped two of its 911 RSR race cars in classic livery as part of of its 70th anniversary celebration. The two 911 RSR models were unveiled yesterday at the official test for the Le Mans 24-hour race. A total of ten Porsche 911 RSR racers will contest this year’s 24 Hours of Le Mans – four fielded by...

2019 Hyundai Santa Fe production kicks off in Alabama

2019 Hyundai Santa Fe

Hyundai has announced that production of the all-new 2019 Hyundai Santa Fe has kicked off at its plant in Alabama. The Montgomery, Alabama plant also produces the Sonata and Elantra, but to kick off the 2019 Santa Fe almost 3,000 team members took part in a ceremony and parade for the new Santa Fe. “We’re thrilled about the design and...

Waymo adds 62,000 Chrysler Pacifica to its self-driving fleet

Chrysler Pacifica minivan waymo

Waymo has announced that it is expanding its fleet of self-driving vehicles with the addition of 62,000 Chrysler Pacifica minivans. The latest announcement builds upon the partnership between FCA and Waymo. In addition to the extra minivans, the two companies have also begin discussions about using Waymo's self-driving technology in a future FCA vehicle that will be available to...

Dodge builds the last 2018 Challenger SRT Demon

last 2018 Challenger SRT Demon

It's a sad day. Dodge has announced that the last 2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon has rolled off the production line today at its Brampton Assembly Plant in Ontario, Canada. The last Challenger SRT Demon is going out with a bang, since it will arrive at the Barrett-Jackson Northeast Auction next month. After rolling off the production line, the last...

Jaguar I-Pace SVR will focus more on handling

Jaguar I-Pace eTrophy

Jaguar has yet to confirm the hotter I-Pace SVR, but that doesn't mean that we haven't heard plenty of rumors or even hints about the high-performance version of Jaguar's new electric car. Now we have another hint from Jaguar's product planning boss Hanno Kirner who hints that the I-Pace SVR will focus more on handling than 0-60 mph times. “We...

BMW 530e wireless charger enters production in July

BMW 530e wireless charger

BMW has announced that it will start producing a new wireless charger for the BMW 530e in July. The wireless charger will make it easier to charge the 530e using inductive charging that will get rid of the need to plug the bulky plug into the plug-in hybrid sedan. The new wireless charger can be installed in a garage or...

Volvo XC40 demand exceeds expectations

2019 Volvo XC40

Volvo has received over 80,000 orders for the compact 2019 XC40 crossover and to keep up with the extra demand, Volvo has announced that it will expand production in Europe and China. To meet the demand for the Volvo XC40, Volvo will expand production at its Ghent manufacturing plant and it plans to add XC40 production capacity at its Luqiao...

Watch Adam Levine drive a Porsche Mission E

Adam Levine Porsche Mission E

Porsche recently let former FIA World Endurance Champion, Mark Webber get some time behind the wheel of the Mission E electric car and now it's followed it up with letting Maroon 5 frontman, Adam Levine spend some time with the future EV. Adam Levine recently visited the Porsche Experience Center Los Angeles where he temporarily traded the keys to his...