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Wayne BurgessThis week we learned that electric-vehicle startup Arrival is developing a purpose-built vehicle for Uber drivers. However, Uber isn’t the only ride-hailing company with this idea. On Tuesday, Indian ride-hailing company Ola announced it hired veteran Jaguar designer Wayne Burgess as its head of vehicle design for its new Ola Electric division…

APMA Project ArrowAston Martin’s chief engineer of special projects like the Valkyrie and Valhalla hypercars, Fraser Dunn, is set to join Canada’s Project Arrow team which aims to build the country’s first zero-emission, self-driving vehicle. Project Arrow is an initiative of Automotive Parts Manufacturers’ Association (APMA), which represents Canada’s…

Patent drawing for twin-turbocharged V-8 filed by Toyota on Sept. 3, 2020Toyota has been discovered to have filed patent drawings with the United States Patent and Trademark Office for a new twin-turbocharged V-8. First spotted by a member of the GR86 forum, the patent drawings were filed by Toyota on September 3, 2020, and show a V-8 engine with a pair of turbochargers mounted on top in what’s known as a…

Ferrari 812 Competizione AWhile Ferrari’s 812 GTS features a retractable hard-top roof that at a push of a button can go up or down in a mere 14 seconds, the roof on the related 812 Competizione A unveiled on Wednesday is very different. The 812 Competizione is the new hardcore member of the Ferrari 812 family, and its open-top version, known as the 812 Competizione A, is…

2022 Renault Megane E-Tech Electric spy shots - Photo credit: S. Baldauf/SB-MedienThe funky Renault Megane eVision concept car from last fall is currently out testing in production guise, and Renault on Thursday confirmed the vehicle as the Megane E-Tech Electric. It will go on sale in markets where Renault operates starting in 2022, and bring with it a new logo for the French brand. The teaser shot below shows the rear of the…

Lykan HyperSport stunt car from The W Motors Lykan HyperSport had a brief-but-memorable moment in the “Fast and Furious” franchise when one of the supercars jumped between two buildings in “Furious 7.” Now, what is allegedly the last surviving stunt car from the movie will be auctioned off May 11. Auctioneer Rubix Network Inc. is offering not only the car, but an accompanying…

Jeep Renegade 4xe and Compass 4xe plug-in hybridsTalk of a new Jeep crossover even smaller than the subcompact Renegade dates back several years and now it finally looks to be happening. Citing official documents from Jeep’s Stellantis parent, Automotive News (subscription required) reported last week that a baby Jeep, code-named Project 516, will start production in late 2022 at a plant located…

2021 Genesis GV80Genesis has added a BMW X5 and Mercedes-Benz GLE-Class rival to its lineup for 2021. Called the GV80, the luxurious mid-size crossover appeals with good looks, superb build quality, and non-intimidating tech. Ford knows future Bronco owners will be keen to add accessories to their vehicle. That’s why the automaker added pre-wired switches, meaning…

Officine Fioravanti Ferrari Testarossa restomodThere are a number of companies, some of them quite famous, that will restore a classic Porsche 911 while also upgrading some aspects of the car to modern standards, a process known as restomodding. However, we’re slowly starting to see companies turn their attention to classic cars from other makes, and it should be no surprise to you that…

Teaser for Radford sports car inspired by Lotus Type 62There’s a revival of historic British coachbuilder Harold Radford underway, with the new company simply known as Radford backed by 2009 Formula One world champion Jenson Button and television presenter and car builder Ant Anstead. Button and Anstead are working with car designer Mark Stubbs and lawyer Roger Behle on the Radford revival, and on…

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