Daily Archives: February 8, 2018

Reloaded by Creators: FCA’s new factory restoration program seeks vintage autos

Fiat-Chrysler Automobiles will dip into its past with the launch of its Reloaded by Creators factory restoration program. FCA Heritage announced the new program Wednesday, which will seek out classic Alfa Romeos, Lancias, Fiats, and Abarths. The program comes with a twist. Owners do not come to FCA Heritage to restore their own cars. Instead, Reloaded by...

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2018 Fiat 500 goes all-turbo, all the time

To put a little more pep in the 2018 Fiat 500 lineup's step, the Italian announced Thursday at the Chicago auto show that it is making a more powerful turbocharged engine standard equipment. The new 1.4-liter turbo-4 engine represents a 33 percent increase in horsepower over last year's non-turbo engine. For 2019, the Fiat 500 delivers 135 hp and 150...

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Tesla reveals 2017 financial results, records near $2B loss

Investors have rallied around Tesla, riding high on a wave of future promises from the electric car company. Tesla's 2017 financial results released on Wednesday still show the company has a long way to go, however. Tesla lost a total of $1.96 billion in 2017 and posted its worst financial quarter ever in Q4. The company ended up losing a record $675.4...

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2019 BMW X7 spy shots and video

After years of sitting on the sidelines, BMW is about to jump into the full-size luxury SUV segment with an X7, which was previewed in concept form just last year. Talk of an X7 dates back more than a decade but BMW was reluctant to launch such a model for most of that time, focusing instead on smaller vehicles. Strong demand for an SUV positioned above the...

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2018 Hyundai i30 N racer ready for Pirelli World Challenge TCR series

There's a race series called the Touringcar Racer International Series (TCR), whose aim is to bring the cost of entry to motorsport down. The series is aimed at enthusiasts and up-and-coming drivers and features cars close to production-spec. In the United States, the most prominent TCR series is linked with the Pirelli World Challenge, and in 2018...

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