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Meet DAL-e, Hyundai’s AI Virtual Customer Service Rep

An AI-powered robot salesperson It will tell you to put on a mask, or help you pick a new car Hyundai is developing an AI-powered robot that's going to take over customer service at company showrooms. The robot launched today at one of Hyundai's Seoul stores and is designed to offer "fresh, pleasant experiences" to customers. Called DAL-e, for Drive...

Bugatti Tech Boss Moving to VW’s Compact Division

From 300 mph to three cylinders After four years with Bugatti, engineer moves to something a little more sedate Where do you go after being the engineer in charge of Bugattis that can touch the edges of 500 km/h and make more power than a locomotive? To be in charge of tech for compact cars, apparently, since that's what's...

Ford Design Chief Retires, Successor Comes from Renault

New design boss responsible for Lotus Carlton, later Saabs Change comes at crucial time as designers move to electrification Ford is getting a new global design boss as their current Global Design Head is ready to retire. Taking his place will be a designer coming from Renault with some seriously hot performance sedans under his belt before that. Outgoing design...

New Study Shows 39 Percent of Truck Buyers Considering Electric

Rivian R1T
Ford gets top consideration even without branding Tesla fares better when buyers know it's a Tesla What impact will the impending arrival of electric pickup trucks like those from Ford, GMC, Tesla, and Rivian have on the share of electric vehicles on the road? Auto industry analysts Cox Automotive have taken a look have valuable data on where buyers...

Sony Will Not Mass-Produce Vision-S Concept Car

Sony will use to concept to test various driving technologies. The car was unveiled at the 2020 CES. The Vision-S Concept was fine-tuned by Magna Steyr. It was a year ago that Sony surprised many at the 2020 CES with the reveal of their attractive and “normal” looking Vision-S Concept. Earlier this month, it seemed like a given that...

New Lotus Sports Car Signals End Of Evora, Exige And Elise

The new car will be based on the Lotus Type 131. It will be built at the facility in Hethel, Norfolk. Last week, it was confirmed that Lotus was indeed going to launch an all-new sports car in 2021. Now, we learn that Lotus will cease production of the Evora, Exige, and Elise in the process. 2021 is shaping...

Mitsubishi Teases All-New Outlander Off-Road

All-new crossover debuts next month Outlander comes with latest version of rally-inspired all-wheel drive Mitsubishi has just revealed photos of the automaker testing an all-new version of the Outlander. The shots of on and off-road driving for final calibrations come just ahead of the full reveal for the new vehicle set for February 16th. The clips start with the all-new...

Lexus 2021 Lineup: Models And Changes Overview

Thoroughly redesigned Lexus IS, all-new Lexus LC Convertible for 2021. More standard active safety features on several models in the lineup. Black Line Special Edition trim added to select Lexus models. There 2020 calendar year has been difficult for all manufacturers, but luxury brand Lexus outperformed the industry average, even if it capped off the year with sales decrease...

A 702Hp Ram TRX Too Pedestrian? Hennessey Can Fix That

The Hennessey Mammoth, a tuned TRX, makes 1,012 horsepower. Torque climbs to a whopping 969lbs. The 0-60mph time drops from 4.5 to 3.2 seconds. The 2021 Ram TRX is, for the moment, an incredible and completely unreasonable vehicle. Having 702 horsepower and 650 lb.-ft. of torque in a production full-size pickup is madness. For a week, and in snow,...

Volkswagen CEO Diess Pokes Musk On Twitter

VW Boss just joined Twitter and in his first Tweet, he trolls Musk. The battle is for EV numbers and market share. For the moment, VW is well behind Tesla but that may change. Contrary to Elon Musk, we think that Volkswagen CEO Herbert Diess probably has a team working for and with him when it comes to managing...