Category archives for: Autos

Kia Recalls Sportage And Carnival Models Due Roof Molding

Kia America is recalling 101,409 vehicles due a potentially deadly hazard with the vehicle’s Roof Molding, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration announced (January 18, 2024 NHTSA CAMPAIGN NUMBER: 24V025000). The recall includes certain 2023-24 Sportage and 2022-24 Carnival vehicles which the roof molding can become loose or detach while driving, which may have been […]

Vinfast To Debut New EV Concept At CES 2024

VinFast Auto has announced its participation in CES 2024, one of the most powerful tech events in the world, taking place from January 9 – 12, 2024 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. Underpinned by the message “Venture Beyond”, VinFast will introduce its new EV concept and mini eSUV VF 3 model, the DrgnFly electric […]

2023 LA Auto Show To Present The Electric Avenue Test Track

LA Auto Show 2023

Mark your calendars for November 17-26 as the Los Angeles Auto Show introduces an unprecedented experience for attendees. For the first time, a diverse roster of automotive brands will empower visitors to directly compare electric vehicle performance, comfort and features by getting behind the wheel. Set against the expansive backdrop of the show’s 1M sqft […]

Mercedes And BMW Debut New EV Concepts At IAA Mobility

Mercedes EV IAA 2023

Mercedes-Benz has just unveiled new “close-to-production” concept vehicles that could outdo Tesla cars by going more than 466 miles on a single charge. That’s compared with a range of less than 380 miles for any Tesla model. The German automaker’s Concept CLA Class, revealed Sunday at the IAA Mobility auto show in Munich, comprises four […]

VinFast Opening Day Is Blockbuster, But The Next Day Is Harder

VinFast, an Vietnamese electric vehicle (EV) maker VinFast, gained ane valuation surpassing that of US automakers Ford and General Motors (GM) on its first day of trading on NASDAQ yesterday (Aug. 15). VinFast started out with gasoline-powered models then moved over to EVs a couple years ago. In 2022 it started to ship autos abroad. […]

Volkswagen’s Tiguan, ID.4 Earned Top Grades For Car Seat Fit

Volkswagen announced today both the Volkswagen ID.4 EV (Volkswagen’s first all-electric SUV) and Tiguan earned tops marks in Car Seat Fit Report Card. This marks the second year in a row the compact SUVs have been given top honors—they are two of only seven vehicles to earn “honor roll” status. “For parents looking to […]

Volkswagen Plants To Restart European Facilities

Volkswagen is planning to restart production at sites closed last month. The German firm said VW brand plants in Zwickau, Germany, and Bratislava, Slovakia, will resume production on April 20. VW’s plan to reopen plants comes as the German government considers relaxing restrictions next week on some businesses while keeping social distancing rules in place […]

GM Receives Permit To Test Its Cruise Autonomous Vehicles

General Motors’ Cruise Automation unit now can carry passengers in California.Cruise received a permit to test its all-electric, self-driving cars on public roads in the state while carrying passengers, according to a statement from Cruise. The permit will allow Cruise to test under specific guidelines.The AV will be able to carry passengers as long as […]

Porsche Looks To Open Its First European Pop-up Store

Porsche is hoping to succeed where other brands, including fellow German brand Opel, have failed, with its first pop-up store in Europe. The sports-car maker plans to open the store in April close to its headquarters in Stuttgart, Germany. Porsche will use its ‘Porsche Now’ store format that can be used flexibly and at short […]

Tesla May Start Using Cobalt-Free Batteries

While EV’s have zero tailpipe emissions, they do still do have green issues to solves. While auto makers cannot control how electricity is produces to power their vehicles. Sadly, coal fire plants are still a major method of making juice which EVs need. The auto makers do have control of the batteries that power the […]

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