Ford hasn't built the F-150 lightning since 2004, and we're unlikely to see a next-gen model anytime soon. A dealer based in Georgia took matters into his own hands by dropping a supercharged V8 rated at 650 horsepower in the F-150's engine bay. Red paint and 22-inch alloys round out the look, which is inspired by the last Lightning. http://bit.ly/2fuhxCu
The next F-Type will be electrified, Jaguar has confirmed. The company has pledged to electrify its entire lineup starting in 2020, and the F-Type is no exception. Details about what form it will take aren't available yet; electrified could mean a mild hybrid, a plug-in hybrid, or a full electric drivetrain.
Mercedes-Benz has released a teaser sketch to preview the next-gen Sprinter. Much sleeker-looking than before, the van is expected to go on sale in Europe early next year. U.S. sales will follow shortly after.
Nevada officials said they're not upset over Faraday Future's canceled factory near Las Vegas. At least four well-known companies are interested in turning the land into something productive, though additional details haven't been released yet. "We're pretty confident that something pretty significant will move forward in the very near future," said an official in an interview with The Nevada Independent.
Audi is making large investments in electrification, but hydrogen-powered drivetrains aren't necessarily included in those plans. Volkswagen Group boss Matthias Mueller said Audi would build a hydrogen car "one of these days," Instead, the company prefers focusing on pure electric cars and plug-in hybrid models.