Ferrari banks on coronavirus testing and phones to restart production

Could Ferrari create a testing blueprint for automakers?


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Ferrari wants to put its employees back to work after a lengthy shutdown due to the coronavirus pandemic, and an intricate screening and testing scheme could be just the blueprint do accomplish a production restart.

Reuters reported Tuesday on Ferrari’s intricate plans to bring workers back to factories early next month, and while they’re voluntary, the desire for testing is strong, Alberto Zanetti, head of the UILM union in northern Italy’s Modena’s province told

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Audi A3 sedan scores bold looks, mild-hybrid tech


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After weeks of lusting over the forbidden fruit that is the next-generation Audi A3 Sportback, we’re finally scoring a peek at the trunked variant that will eventually be coming to America. Meet the fourth-generation Audi A3 Sedan with its dramatically updated tech and muscular new design.

The new sedan isn’t much larger than before. Stretching out to 128 inches, the new A3 is only about 1.6 inches longer than the current four-door and 5.9 inches longer than the updated Sportback that debuted last month. The 103.8-inch wheelbase is unchanged, however. Elbow and shoulder room increase by less than

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Coronavirus just lopped 10% off the value of your car

If there’s any good news, used cars should be a lot cheaper in the months to come.


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New car sales took a nosedive in Q1 of this year as the coronavirus pandemic took shape, though there’s a glimmer of hope the losses may be softer than previously anticipated in April. But what about used cars?

Automotive News reported Monday dealers find themselves in an odd situation where retail prices are off by just 1%, while wholesale

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2020 Hyundai Veloster N drops with DCT for all the fun but without all 3 pedals

This should be a total hoot.


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It looks like the Hyundai Veloster N won’t be just for the three-pedals-and-a-stick crowd. The Korean automaker debuted the Veloster N DCT on Tuesday.

The name directly spells out the big change to Hyundai’s pocket rocket with a new eight-speed dual-clutch transmission onboard. We’ve known this transmission was in the works for awhile, and it should help the Veloster N be far more approachable for those not ready to commit to row-your-own lifestyle.

Hyundai opted for a wet dual-clutch design to accommodate the high torque load, and it should make the unit very

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