Good morning and welcome to our daily digest of automotive news from around the globe, starting with…
Toyota Lobbied US Lawmakers Against EVs; Is It Time They Changed Their Stance?
The Prius was a crucial part of the global move towards greener cars and electrification, yet recently Toyota appears to have been trying to undermine the global shift to EVs. Should Toyota go all-in on EV technology?
We’ve driven a Taycan Turbo and felt it explode down the road, in near-silence when you boot it hard. It’s surreal, not as surreal as watching from a Taycan as a Tesla Model S Plaid becomes a speck in the distance on a drag strip.
Most of us haven’t even seen the brand new GV70 on the road, but one has already surfaced on Copart looking rather worse for wear. The flagship V6 model took a heavy hit to the passenger side after only 179 miles of use.
H2X Global is one of many companies that believes hydrogen fuel cell vehicles will become viable alternatives to battery powered cars and trucks, and it wants to bring this zero-emissions Ranger to market in 2022.
The demise of marques like Oldsmobile, Pontiac, Holden, Mercury and Scion proves carmakers like GM, Ford and Toyota won’t let sentimentality get in the way of profits. But which of the current brands would you kill next?
Ferrari is finally getting ready to jump on the SUV bandwagon with a car-like crossover that’s more practical than any previous Ferrari, and which the Maranello team says will run rings round its rivals.
Isn’t the Maybach sedan just an S-class with a new grille? Not according to Autotrader’s Rory Reid, who gets to try both front and back seats of the range-topping S680 and find out why it’s worth over $200,000.
What Else Is Making The News
The Honda CRX Si Is Perfect Just The Way It Is
Coming in somewhere between hot hatch and sports car, Honda’s late 1980s CRX was both fun, practical and affordable to run. And according to Hagerty’s latest buying guide, it’s still all of those things.
Who Built The 1970s’ Best Four-Seat Supercar?
Think 1970s supercars and the Lamborghini Countach and Ferrari Berlinetta-Boxer come to mind. But both companies also made big front-engined, V12-powered GTs. Harry’s Garage pits Lamborghini’s Esapda against the Ferrari 365 GT/4 to see who did it best.
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