Category archives for: Autos

New Wireless Technology Planned For Ford Cars By 2022

Ford Motor Co said on Monday it plans to roll out a wireless technology for its new vehicle models in the United States, starting 2022, that will allow direct communication between connected devices. The new technology called C-V2X, or cellular vehicle-to-everything, would augment sensors used in self-driving cars making the vehicle’s view from radars and […]

Tesla Breaks Ground On Shanghai Factory

Tesla CEO Elon Musk and Shanghai Mayor Ying Yong celebrated on Monday breaking ground of the Tesla’s first non-U.S. factory. “China is becoming the global leader in electric vehicle adoption, and it is a market that is critical to Tesla’s mission to accelerate the world’s transition to sustainable energy,” Musk said, in a company statement […]

Infiniti To Debut Its First Crossover EV At Detroit Auto Show

Infiniti revealed the design of its first electric crossover — but not much else. Nissan Motor Co.’s luxury brand said Friday it plans to show the QX Inspiration concept at the Detroit auto show this month. The concept will be the blueprint for a production electric crossover in the next couple years. Infiniti plans to […]

GM Has Now Sold 200,000 EVs – Starting The Phaseout Of Tax Credit For Buyers

General Motors has sold 200,000 fully electric vehicles in the United States by the end of 2018.  Hitting this sales make mean  a phaseout of a $7,500 federal tax credit over the next 15 months. the motor city giant reached the figure in the fourth quarter of 2018, which means the credit will fall to […]

Tesla Shares Drop After Firm Misses Street’s Delivery Estimates

  Tesla announced that it delivered 90,700 vehicles during the fourth quarter — short of anylsts’ forecasts. Tesla also said it boosted production during the quarter, churning out 86,500 vehicles, up from 80,142 during the third quarter. The electric car maker’s shares fell by more than 9 percent in morning trading.

The Land Rover Defender Will Return To North America

Jaguar Land Rover confirmed Thursday that dealers in the U.S. and Canada will, for the first time in a generation, again be selling the Defender off-road vehicle. The return of the Defender to North America  is a dream come true for Land Rover fans who have seen the prices of classic Defenders  head to towards […]

Two New Independent Directors Join The Board of Tesla

Tesla has added two  new independent directors which are Oracle Chairman Larry Ellison and Kathleen Wilson-Thompson, the global head of human resources for Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc. The Tesla board has been under fire for its oversight, or lack their of, of Chief Executive Elon Musk. The addition of Mr. Ellison and Ms. Wilson-Thompson fulfills […]

Suicide Doors Are Back On The Lincoln Continental For 2019

Suicide doors are at once hopelessly impractical but brilliantly cool all the same. You don’t see them around much nowadays, except on Rolls-Royces, but thanks to Lincoln that’s about to change. To honor the Continental of the Sixties, which is famous for having suicide doors, it’s building a run of 80 modern-day Continentals with the […]

Cadillac To Debut XT6 Crossover At NAIAS In Detroit

Cadillac has confirmed  it will unveil its new XT6 crossover next month on the eve of the Detroit auto show. The large three-row vehicle will slot between the XT5 midsize crossover and the Cadillac Escalade large SUV — white space the brand has needed to fill for some time. The XT6’s design,is expected to be […]

Farewell Edition Of VW Beetle To Have Special Colors

The latest Final Edition of the iconic Volkswagen Beetle will have special colors, badging and wheels as the Bug drives into the sunset next year, just as it did 15 years ago. The current generation of the Beetle, one of the last convertible coupes still being manufactured, debuted in 2011 for the 2012 model year. […]

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