Two motorcycles collided late Wednesday night in West Allis.
- Car and Driver
Ford says the Bronco Raptor will arrive next year, and it'll take on the Wrangler 392 with 37-inch tires and suspension components from the F-150 Raptor.
Earlier this year, Jeep announced the Wrangler would get 35-inch tire options. On Thursday, the iconic 4x4 brand revealed that it would be offering factory 35s for less money with the the 2022 Wrangler Willys Xtreme Recon package. A cheaper Xtreme Recon offering helps Jeep fend off the 2021 Ford Bronco and its Sasquatch package, which offers similar goodies but is currently limited to automatic models and, like every Bronco variant, is virtually impossible to find in showrooms.
This new type of EV charging station doesn't need a new grid connection to be installed, or much of anything at all.
- Robb Report
Soar's primary power will be battery-powered electric engines, but it will also burn liquid-hydrogen fuel to extend its range to three hours.
Ram trotted out three new special editions Thursday at the kickoff of the State Fair of Texas, including a revival of the Southfork package, the new (Ram) Red, and the flashy TRX Ignition Edition. Yes, Ram does a lot of special editions. Ram says all three models will hit showrooms before the end of the year.
- Miami Herald
A fatal crash shut down a section of Interstate 95 near Ives Dairy Road for several hours Wednesday, causing major gridlock during the morning rush hour.
- Kansas City Star
A vehicle struck a pedestrian who was crossing the interstate, police said. The pedestrian was killed in the crash.
- Car and Driver
All Passports receive a fresh face and more standard safety tech, while the TrailSport prepares the crossover for off-road duties.
Eddie Hughes gets one heck of a centennial birthday present when the classic Bentley he used to drive was tracked down.
If the 1997 BMW M Coupe was a clown shoe, then a new third-party, fixed-head design inspired by the 2000 Z8 is an elegant cap-toe oxford. Named the Oletha, the car is described as an infusion of American ingenuity and passion into German engineering and precision by its builders, Smit Vehicle Engineering. The Z8 coupe is also beautiful in a way BMW's own Z8 roadster didn't quite nail.
- Washington Examiner
A South Carolina volunteer firefighter was charged with driving under the influence after crashing a firetruck into a street sign on Monday and flipping it.
- Car and Driver US Reviews
Honda's 11th-generation Civic takes on sedan rivals from Hyundai, Mazda, Nissan, Toyota, and VW.
For those who prefer to look out for No. 1 when they travel, Honda has a car to fit the bill. The company has unveiled a kei car camper concept that makes use of extremely clever packaging to create a single-bed sleeper car for the solo road-tripper. The concept is based on the Honda N-Van, a Japan-market compact work van that is known for a cabin that can, aside from the driver's seat, fold entirely flat.
- Associated Press
The fully redesigned 2022 Honda Civic, which is now at dealerships, will certainly be of interest for many small-sedan shoppers. After all, the Civic has been one of the most popular cars sold in America for decades. Underneath the smoother sheet metal is a similar lineup of engines and a smattering of new features.
- Associated Press
A report from the Federal Aviation Administration shows the pilot of a hot air balloon that crashed in New Mexico in June had marijuana and cocaine in his system. Pilot Nicholas Meleski died along with his four passengers after the balloon descended in the sky above Albuquerque, hit power lines and crashed into a busy intersection. Meleski’s family told Albuquerque station KOB-TV that they are evaluating a copy of the toxicology report and asking for privacy.
- Robb Report
The ultra-rare sports car has a top speed of 200 mph.
This classic Chevy Nova puts supercharged LS to shame with naturally aspirated power.
Boost gets this Chevy muscle car up to 800-horsepower!
Battery power may be the frontrunner to become the car technology of the future, but don't rule out the underdog hydrogen. That's the view of some major automakers, including BMW and Audi, which are developing hydrogen fuel-cell passenger vehicle prototypes alongside their fleets of battery cars as part of preparations to abandon fossil fuels. It is already betting billions on hydrogen fuel in sectors like steel and chemicals to meet climate targets, and closely-fought elections this month could see the Greens enter the coalition government and further push the technology.
The outlook for global automakers and suppliers continues to worsen, amid heightened risk from supply chain disruptions, including the ongoing semiconductor chip shortage.Driving the news: IHS Markit slashed its forecast for global light-vehicle production in 2021 by 6.2% — about 5 million vehicles. It's cutting even deeper — 9.3% or about 8.45 million vehicles — for 2022.Get market news worthy of your time with Axios Markets. Subscribe for free.It's unusual for IHS Markit to whack its forecast