Waymo self-driving service won’t launch in 2018 as promised

Waymo won’t launch a public self-driving car service this year, the company admitted Wednesday. Instead, the self-driving provider will offer a small-scale service to existing volunteers that have already been screened, called Waymo One. The service is a step toward putting eventual autonomy. Waymo One will be offered only to users that the…

Rivian’s third model to be rally-raid style performance car

Rivian is fresh off of its two high-profile debuts at the 2018 LA Auto Show where it showed an electric pickup truck and SUV, but there’s a third model in the works and it should delight enthusiasts: it’s a rally-raid style performance car. Rivian CEO and founder RJ Scaringe told Autocar last week that the […]

Alfa Romeo compact crossover will be based on Jeep Renegade

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles in late November announced $5.7 billion worth of investments in its Italian plants, which includes a plan to steer them away from slow-selling, unprofitable vehicles and refocus them toward in-demand models, particularly luxury crossovers. Part of the plan is production of an Alfa Romeo compact crossover at FCA’s plant in…