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2019 Ridler Award Winner Announced: Barton’s ’59 Cadillac Eldorado Brougham “Wagon”

DETROIT, MI—Steve Barton of Las Vegas, NV provided the initial vision for this year’s Ridler Award winner, a custom 1959 Cadillac Eldorado Brougham called “Cadmad.” Unfortunately, Barton wasn’t able to […]

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U.S. Commerce Dept.’s Auto Tariff Recommendations Remain a Secret

One of the most pivotal issues looming over the U.S. automotive industry took a step forward Sunday when the U.S. Department of Commerce submitted findings to President Donald Trump from […]

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Haynes Repair Manual Creator John Haynes, 80, Dies

John Haynes, founder of the Haynes Manual which has helped countless mechanics repair their vehicles over the past 50 years, passed away. He was 80. A lifelong fan of motorsports, […]

Uber Vehicle Accident
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Uber’s Self-Driving Program is Back Behind the Wheel After Fatal Crash Last Spring

In only nine months, a single-cell zygote can grow into a viable human baby inside its mother’s womb. Here’s hoping the same time span was long enough for Uber to […]

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Everything We Currently Know About the New 2020 Jeep Gladiator Pickup Truck

Disclaimer: We have not done any original reporting on the new Jeep Gladiator, which we—and everyone else have been calling “the Jeep Wrangler pickup” for the past few years. We […]

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GM Doubles Down on ‘All-Electric Future’ with Planned Job Cuts and Plant Closures

General Motors, North America’s largest automaker and the company with the biggest fingerprint on the performance aftermarket and hot-rodding communities, is doubling down—literally—on what GM officials believe will be an […]

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Leisinger Crowned Goodguys 2018 PRO AutoCross Champion

SCOTTSDALE, AZ — Let’s hear it for the new guys! The 2018 Goodguys AutoCross Class Champions were crowned last weekend in Scottsdale, AZ, and there were first time championship winners […]

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Legislative Alert: SEMA Threatens NHTSA with Legal Action Over Delayed Replica Vehicle Law

The Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) has made one thing clear to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)—it’s tired of the agency’s dawdling. In a letter sent Nov. 1, […]

Automotive & Aftermarket News / SEMA / SEMA 2018

SEMA 2018: Chevrolet Unveils an All-Electric Version of its Famed COPO Camaro—the eCOPO

LAS VEGAS, NV — You read that headline right. (It’s Halloween, not April Fools’ Day.) Chevrolet opted out of its normal Tuesday morning SEMA press conference and instead provided all the […]

Automotive & Aftermarket News / SEMA

Mopar’s New 426 ‘Hellephant’ Crate Engine Makes 1,000 HP

LAS VEGAS, NV — A Hellephant never forgets. We’re pretty sure that’s how the saying goes, but it’s hard to remember when you’re focused entirely on Mopar’s new supercharged 1,000-horsepower, […]