Nair violated the company's code of conduct. Continue reading Ford North America president Raj Nair fired over inappropriate behavior Ford North America president Raj Nair fired over inappropriate behavior originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 21 Feb 2018 16:29:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink | Email this | Comments
This popular SUV gains a dramatic new look and a brace of serious new tech -- plus a surprise powertrain option.
When you look at British politics, or indeed politics almost anywhere in the world, you can see division through adherence to outmoded ideology, and petulant antagonistic disagreement on how to achieve exactly the same ends. All countries want the same thing: they want to be successful economically, safe, secure, and at peace. Who can possibly […]
The German manufacturer is saying goodbye to its oil-burners and hello to electrons.
The long-serving Ford executive has been terminated based on the findings of an internal investigation into his behavior.
As many as 25 people were injured in an explosion aboard a ferry docked in Playa Del Carmen, Mexico on Wednesday. Video of the incident shows several people on the dock at the time of the explosion. Amazingly, there are no reported...Show More Summary
Proposed changes to the Victorian Road Safety Act and Crimes Act will open the door for more advanced autonomous tests on public roads. Should the new amendments pass, self-driving test permit holders would be subject to the same legal obligations as human drivers under the current Road Safety Act and Crimes Act. Permits will be […]
Hyundai Australia will address the lack of safety technologies like autonomous-emergency braking (AEB) on entry-level versions of its i30 before the end of the first quarter, the company has confirmed. Speaking with CarAdvice, public...Show More Summary
An investigation following an anonymous employee tip uncovered behavior that was inconsistent with the company’s code of conduct.
Raj Nair, the now-former executive vice president and president for North America, had a reputation as being one of the top “car guys” in Dearborn. He may have had a different kind of reputation inside the halls of Ford HQ. That’s because...Show More Summary
Even standing still, it looks like it's setting fast lap times.
'The new girl ran super smooth' Continue reading 'Trouble-free day! No joke': Honda-powered Toro Rosso F1 car debuts 'Trouble-free day! No joke': Honda-powered Toro Rosso F1 car debuts originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 21 Feb 2018 18:05:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink | Email this | Comments
The all-new Volvo V60 has been revealed, sporting an overhauled design, fresh technologies and a range of updated powertrains. Looking like a mini-me version of the larger V90, the new V60 shares its Scalable Product Architecture (SPA) with the XC60 SUV and the entire range of 90 Series models – which includes the S90, V90 and […]
Executives from U.S. LNG exporter Cheniere Energy met with representatives from the Panama Canal this week in Panama to discuss the waterway’s growing LNG vessel segment. Since the opening of the Expanded Panama Canal in 2016, LNG has...Show More Summary
The true Yenko of last century has been long gone, but Specialty Vehicle Engineering (SVE) has kept the name and image alive. Aside from its various modern-day interpretations of Yenko Camaros, the company on Monday revealed another take on the Yenko name with the 2018 Yenko Silverado. Complete with a 6.8-liter LT1-based V-8 engine, and a...
He might also be interested in a 25-cent hike in the federal gasoline tax. Continue reading Trump signals he's open to mileage tax to pay for infrastructure fixes Trump signals he's open to mileage tax to pay for infrastructure fixes originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 21 Feb 2018 17:15:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink | Email this | Comments
Freeze-thaw weather, lack of funding cited for widespread pothole plague Continue reading Pothole season hits hard and early across eastern U.S. Pothole season hits hard and early across eastern U.S. originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 21 Feb 2018 17:00:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink | Email this | Comments
Ford found Nair had behaved in ways 'inconsistent with company’s code of conduct.'
Thanks to a pact among the world’s largest automakers, automated emergency braking will soon be standard kit on nearly every new vehicle, paving the way for a future of collision-free bliss. That’s the plan, anyway. While undoubtedly...Show More Summary
The V10 guarantees 205 mph. Continue reading Italdesign Zerouno Roadster headed for Geneva Motor Show Italdesign Zerouno Roadster headed for Geneva Motor Show originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 21 Feb 2018 16:10:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink | Email this | Comments