James Murdoch Reportedly Eyed To Replace Elon Musk as Tesla's Chairman

James Murdoch Reportedly Eyed To Replace Elon Musk as Tesla’s Chairman

Musk, on the other hand, is slamming the brakes on the report

James Murdoch, the son of billionaire mogul Rupert Murdoch, reportedly has the inside track to replace Elon Musk as chairman of Tesla. The report comes from the Financial Times, which is quoting two people familiar with the matter. Tesla has not issued a comment on the report, though Musk, who is still the current CEO and chairman of the company, categorically denied the report, saying that it was “incorrect.” As it is, the younger Murdoch is a non-executive director at Tesla’s board.

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Bollinger shows off B2 all-electric pickup truck

Bollinger shows off B2 all-electric pickup truck

It’s pretty much the same as the B1, but with a longer wheelbase and flatbed

Bollinger is a new manufacturer that showed off a very promising all-electric off-roader known as the B1, which it has yet to officially launch, but has now expanded its future lineup to include the Bollinger B2 - a long-wheelbase version of the B1.

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Tesla's Autopilot Gets Schooled By Cadillac's Super Cruise

Tesla’s Autopilot Gets Schooled By Cadillac’s Super Cruise

This result will certainly be a deciding factor for customers

For a layman, autonomous technology is Autopilot. That’s how synonymous Musk has made it; so naturally, one would assume it to be the best one. However, according to Consumer Reports, it’s not Tesla’s autopilot, but Cadillac’s Super Cruise that’s the best system in the market today. Surprised?

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Shelby Brought Some Serious American Muscle to Paris

Shelby Brought Some Serious American Muscle to Paris

V-8 engines and loads of oomph!

The 2018 Paris Motor Show is packed with cool cars, but you have to look really close to find some American muscle. If you’re a fan of powerful U.S.-built machines, the Shelby was the place to be. The American tuner made a surprising appearance in France and brought along its most spectacular vehicles.

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Porsche Isn't Getting Rid of Manual Transmissions Yet

Porsche Isn’t Getting Rid of Manual Transmissions Yet

Public outcry made Porsche reconsider its plans for the stick-shift transmission

As the rest of the industry slowly shies away from cars fitted with manual transmissions, Porsche has made a handful of about-turns on the matter. The latest word, coming from no less than Porsche North America CEO Klaus Zemmler, is that the German automaker will be offering manual transmissions “as long as there are customers who demand” one.

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2018 Ford F-150 Harley-Davidson Concept

2018 Ford F-150 Harley-Davidson Concept

Special edition F-150 pays tribute to Harley-Davidson’s 115th anniversary

Ford and Harley-Davidson have established a unique partnership in the auto industry. The latter has a long history of building custom and special edition H-D branded trucks, and the latest example of that is the 2019 Ford F-150 Harley-Davidson Concept Truck. Developed as a special edition version of the F-150 Super Crew trim, the new F-150 Harley-Davidson Concept was created with the help of Tuscany, a subsidiary of Fox Factory Inc. and a Ford Motor Company specialty vehicle manufacturer in the personal-use segment, to help celebrate the bikemaker’s 115th anniversary.

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BMW Seriously Doesn't Want the 2019 3 Series Compared to the Older 3 Series

BMW Seriously Doesn’t Want the 2019 3 Series Compared to the Older 3 Series

Forget The Past, Look Into The Future

The Bavarian automaker has lost its patience with people criticizing the last few generations of the 3 Series. This has irked the automaker, and motivated it to aim for new driving benchmarks with its latest mid-size luxury sedan. BMW’s development chief, Klaus Frohlich, said that the latest G20 version had to be the best driving car in its class.

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2018 Isuzu DMAX Arctic Trucks AT35

2018 Isuzu DMAX Arctic Trucks AT35

It’s truly off-road capable.

Isuzu sells the rugged D-Max pickup in a wide range of body styles and four different applications, but the version that sits at the top of the range is the most impressive, and it’s called Arctic Trucks AT35. It’s built in collaboration with renowned off-road specialist Arctic Trucks from Iceland.

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20 People Die in Horrific Limo Crash in New York; Questions Raised Over Safety and Regulation

20 People Die in Horrific Limo Crash in New York; Questions Raised Over Safety and Regulation

Something needs to be done to make these vehicles safer on the road

The safety of limousines has again come under fire after 20 people were killed from a horrific crash in upstate New York involving a stretch 2001 Ford Excursion limousine. The accident, which occurred over the weekend, killed two pairs of newlyweds, four sisters from one family, two brothers from another family, the limo driver, and two pedestrians. Details on how the people died are still unclear, but the aftermath of the incident has put the spotlight — yet again — on limousine safety, specifically on measures that need to be made to ensure that an accident like this doesn’t happen again.

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Rumor Says the New 2020 Ford Bronco Could Get a Seven Speed Manual Transmission

Rumor Says the New 2020 Ford Bronco Could Get a Seven Speed Manual Transmission

The 2020 Bronco will be a hoot-and-a-half to drive in this setup

At a time when automakers are only producing automatic transmission cars, the Blue Oval is saving the three-pedal setup from going extinct. As per a report, the upcoming Ford Bronco could possibly get a manual transmission system in a few versions. If true, this makes Ford one of the very few automakers that still offer manual transmissions in an SUV or a truck.

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Is Subaru working on a mid-engined sports car?

Is Subaru working on a mid-engined sports car?

A Hybrid, perhaps?

Just before the start of the Paris Motor Show, the world of cars was bathed with revived rumors about a Subaru mid-engined sports car. Japanese motoring journal, Best Car, reported that Subaru is working on a new mid-engine sports car that will “arrive soon.” These rumors have been additionally fueled by the fact that similar ones appeared in 2016. It must be true then! Subaru is working on a mid-engined sports car! Or, is it?

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The Top 5 Best-Looking Concepts From the 2018 Paris Motor Show

The Top 5 Best-Looking Concepts From the 2018 Paris Motor Show

These concepts deserve more than the audiences the attracted in Paris

The 2018 Paris Motor Show brought us a lot of good metal. Production cars made their debuts, special edition models were showcased, and a number of automakers even made surprise appearances. The show also featured a handful of concept vehicles, some looking more outrageous than others. Most of these concepts came to Paris as showcase pieces to preview an automaker’s plans for its future. Some were there for attendance purposes, while others were there as special edition models hiding under concept clothing. Regardless of their reasons for being there, some concepts stood out more than others, specifically the five models below.

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