PepsiCo's pre-order of 100 Tesla Semi trucks shows confidence in the vehicles, said Consumer Edge's Jamie Albertine.
We all have our perversions, and here’s mine: I will always have a soft spot for ugly-duckling products that were eclipsed by the competition or cannibalized by their own relatives. First example: the Apple 3 (properly yclept Apple ///). Show More Summary
Out of more than 65,000 public buses plying U.S. roads today, just 300 are electric. Continue reading U.S. transit agencies cautious on electric buses despite bold forecasts U.S. transit agencies cautious on electric buses despite bold forecasts originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 13 Dec 2017 08:00:00 EST. Show More Summary
Mini has revealed a new, more streamlined logo that will start appearing on the brand’s cars from March 2018. The new design does away with the three-dimensional, two-tone logo that has featured on every Mini since the brand was relaunched in 2000 under the guidance of the BMW Group. The deliberate avoidance of the three-dimensional shading...
Mitsubishi Australia has issued a recall for 20,187 vehicles from its 2013 to 2017 ‘NW’ and ‘NX’ Pajero model line as part of the ongoing Takata airbag campaign. This latest notice refers to the less-serious (but still potentially dangerous) ‘beta’ airbags, in this case fitted on the passenger’s side. As with previous Takata-related recalls, the airbag inflator […]
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) has issued a recall notice for 1928 examples of the 2012-13 (KK) Cherokee over concerns the active headrests won’t deploy correctly in an accident. According to the company, a failure in the ‘occupant restraint controller’ might prevent the active headrests from activating in a rear-end collision, increasing the risk of injury to the […]
Audi’s answer to the BMW M4 and Mercedes-AMG C63 S has just arrived. It’s the new 2018 Audi RS5 coupe, and beneath the evolutionary skin is an almost entirely new car. The second iteration of the hardtop RS5 sits on Audi’s new MLBevo architecture, which helps cut weight and add stiffness. All up, the car is […]
Batteries' key ingredients will be harder to come by Continue reading EV battery prices to stop falling in 2020, Hyundai says EV battery prices to stop falling in 2020, Hyundai says originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 13 Dec 2017 07:30:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink | Email this | Comments
Here's an extremely rare '71 model, spotted in a California self-service wrecking yard. Continue reading Junkyard Gem: 1971 Ford Pinto Coupe Junkyard Gem: 1971 Ford Pinto Coupe originally appeared on Autoblog on Tue, 12 Dec 2017 12:31:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink | Email this | Comments
Since it was floated on the New York Stock Exchange in 2015, Ferrari has seen its shares rise from an opening price of $52 to 106.65 at the previous close. That’s because the company is making major efforts to please investors including ramping up production and launching new, more mainstream models. Yes, we’re talking about the...
Toyota is out testing the next generation of its Corolla iM compact hatch. The vehicle is not yet confirmed for sale in the United States but elsewhere it will be marketed as either a Corolla or Auris. It’s being developed alongside the new 12th-generation Corolla sedan which is due out in 2018, as a 2019 model. Look for the new Corolla iM...
The Wrangler crawls to the top with more powertrain options, improved efficiency and better off-road prowess.
With its ability to drive as an electric and a hybrid, the Clarity Plug-in Hybrid offers the amenities of the Accord and more mpgs.
New drivetrain options, improved geometry and a look that's both new and familiar, put the next-generation Wrangler on top of the off-road podium.
This is unsurprising, yet cool nonetheless. McLaren is taking its 720S sports car and turning it into a full-blown, factory-supported racer. McLaren, like all serious sports car builders, has more than a little history in turning the factory cars into racers. This is not a new thing. Indeed that’s what the “sports” in sports car […]
Base models given a thumbs-down, but higher grades get a passing grade Read more
Mazda's ute to carry on unchanged in the face of soaring dual cab sales Read more
On the surface, ProPilot Assist looks like standard lane-keeping steering assist, but this system has a backup plan that protects drowsy or incapacitated drivers.
Applying modern touches to Audi's successful SUV formula Read more
Plus: Volvo's Drive Me project kicks off in Sweden, and Continental teams up with Avis to kill the rental car key.