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Yesterday   Tesla has announced plans to trim its workforce by seven percent, and it will end the referral program that rewards customers who help it sell cars.

2 Days Ago   BMW and Toyota forged an unlikely partnership when they set out to build a sports car platform together. Here, we examine the similarities and differences between the 2019 Z4 and the 2020 Supra.

2 Days Ago   Worried about the threat of rising gas prices, Ford will add the F-150 to its growing portfolio of electrified vehicles. It is currently developing a hybrid F-150, and it will release an electric version of the next-generation truck.

3 Days Ago   The BMW 7 Series will enter the 2020 model year with a host of updates inside, outside, and under the sheet metal. The new-look nose with a jumbo grille hides updated engines, while passengers benefit from smart tech features.

4 Days Ago   The 2019 Detroit Auto Show was the quietest edition of the event in recent memory, but that doesn't mean nothing significant happened inside the Cobo Center.

4 Days Ago   The Lexus RC F has been one of the heavier cars in its competitive set since its introduction. The Japanese firm's engineers set out to shed weight as they gave the model a mid-cycle update.

4 Days Ago   Infiniti will unveil the QX Inspiration concept at the 2019 Detroit Auto Show. The design study is an electric crossover shaped by Infiniti's newest design language that may point to a future production model.

4 Days Ago   Confirming earlier rumors, Volkswagen has announced it will build electric cars in its Chattanooga, Tennessee, factory. The facility currently produces the Passat and the Atlas. Production will start in 2023, Digital Trends can reveal.

5 Days Ago   The sedan segment in America is shrinking, but Volkswagen still believes in it. The German firm introduced the redesigned 2020 Passat with a new look and more tech at the 2019 Detroit Auto Show.

8 Days Ago   Car companies remained surprisingly quiet during CES 2018. But they spoke up in 2019. From electric hatchbacks you can buy in 2019 to super-futuristic mood-detecting technology, here are the major announcements we covered during the event.

8 Days Ago   Chinese startup Byton traveled to CES 2019 to unveil a new version of its electric concept that's closer to series production. It has the largest screen ever fitted to a production vehicle.

8 Days Ago   Autonomous shuttles could become the first widespread, real-world application of level-five autonomous technology. They won't be entirely human-less, though. Human intervention could keep the shuttles safe and boost consumer acceptance.

8 Days Ago   Tesla has officially unveiled the second-generation Roadster. With a 0-to-60 mph time of 1.9 seconds, the Roadster could be the quickest production car in the world.

8 Days Ago   Toyota's plan to once again lure enthusiasts into showrooms involves bringing back the Supra, one of its most emblematic nameplates. Here's what we know so far about the upcoming coupe, which Toyota is developing jointly with BMW.

10 Days Ago   The automotive industry's brightest minds are working on making self-driving cars a reality in the not-too-distant future. Digital Trends talked to a self-driving car expert at CES 2019 to gain insight on how the technology is progressing.

10 Days Ago   Electronic, radar-based driving aids that have been available on cars for more than a decade will finally trickle down to the world of motorcycles. Bosch is helping Ducati and KTM bring features like adaptive cruise control to their bikes.

10 Days Ago   The Nissan Leaf isn't what comes to mind when you think of a performance car. Nismo wants to change that. It used Leaf parts to create a track-only electric hot hatch called the Leaf Nismo RC that boasts AWD and twin electric motors.

10 Days Ago   Bosch has entered the race to connect the world. The company established a stand-alone division to champion its efforts in connectivity, and we sat down with its chief digital officer on the sidelines of CES 2019 to talk about tech trends.

10 Days Ago   Bosch envisions a future in which driverless shuttles occupy their own market segment. The German firm won't build the shuttles, but it wants to provide everything else, ranging from the drive system to the apps used to hail them.

11 Days Ago   Bosch has developed a technology named Perfectly Keyless that aims to replace key fobs with a dedicated phone application. The technology relies on an app, sensors, and a special control unit.

11 Days Ago   Mercedes-Benz will introduce the new, second-generation CLA during CES 2019. The design-led member of Mercedes' compact car family will stand out with a fastback-like roof line reminiscent of the CLS and frameless doors.

11 Days Ago   Porsche unveiled the 2020 911 Carrera S Cabriolet and the 2020 911 Carrera 4S Cabriolet online. Both 443-hp models get a power-folding soft top that opens or closes in 12 seconds, and are available with a sport suspension for the first time.

11 Days Ago   Mercedes-Benz will introduce the new, second-generation CLA during CES 2019. The design-led member of Mercedes' compact car family will stand out with a fastback-like roof line reminiscent of the CLS and frameless doors.

12 Days Ago   Hyundai traveled to CES 2019 to introduce a concept that's part car, part robot. Called Elevate, it can walk over obstacles (including 5-foot walls and 5-foot ruts) or drive on the highway like a normal car.

12 Days Ago   Nonexistent and unimaginable several years ago, the electric pickup truck segment is attracting companies from all over the automotive spectrum. Arizona-based startup Atlis has revealed a concept named XT tentatively set to launch in 2020.

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