Giles Taylor becomes design chief at Chinese automaker FAW. FAW has appointed Giles Taylor, formerly head of design at Rolls-Royce, as its new vice president of design and chief creative officer. Although the Chinese automaker has a number of in-house brands, including Junpai and Besturn, the company says Taylor will be “chiefly responsible for creating…

Sergey Peterman/iStock Back-to-school traffic got you spending a little too much time in that old car? Consider something new. Discounts for the Labor Day weekend might be in the rearview mirror, and the rolling boil for new-car incentives has slowed to a simmer in recent months: Motor Intelligence pegs overall new-car discounts at $3,784 per car…

And it’ll be arriving in Australia during the second quarter of 2019. The tease is over. Finally. Mercedes-Benz has officially revealed its new GLE, ahead of an in-person debut at the Paris motor show. Given the protracted tease, not to mention the abundance of spy photos we saw of the GLE, there aren’t too many surprises…

New model photographed with its production body for the first time The next-generation Skoda Rapid has been spied at and around the Nurburgring Nordschleife. With the prototype clad from head-to-toe in camouflage, it’s hard to make out too many of the new Rapid’s styling details, although we can tell the next-generation model will stick with…

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Taxi-based electric van to hit UK streets from 2019 The London EV Company, the maker of London’s iconic black taxi cabs, expects to begin fleet trials of its new range-extended electric van in the second half of 2019. The company is currently in discussions with a number of public-sector organisations, including the London Fire Brigade…

It’s big, brash and built to get the job done. But, does the Australian-converted Chevrolet Silverado cut the mustard? Paul Maric finds out. Pros and Cons Pros Incredible torque delivery and mid-range acceleration Roomy inside with all the latest tech and hardware Can tow 5890kg with pintle Cons Steering feel is quite off-putting Strong diesel…

Giles Taylor becomes design chief at Chinese automaker FAW FAW has appointed Giles Taylor, formerly head of design at Rolls-Royce, as its new vice president of design and chief creative officer. Although the Chinese automaker has a number of in-house brands, including Junpai and Besturn, the company says Taylor will be “chiefly responsible for creating…