Electrify Canada has announced that from October 5, 2020, the pricing plan for the fast charging network will be updated, offering “consistent” and “competitive rates.” The simplified pricing structure includes two power levels: 1-90 kW and 1-350 kW (instead of three previously). Depending on the tariff (Pass without a monthly fee or Pass+ membership with a
Britain’s car industry risks losing out even if there is a post-Brexit trade deal with the EU, according to documents seen by the BBC. Car parts from Japan and Turkey used in the UK will not be treated as British, so some exports may see higher tariffs. In a letter, Britain’s chief Brexit negotiator says
Genesis is teasing the upcoming GV70 crossover prior to road testing in Korea, where observers can interact with the vehicle. The camouflaged compact luxury crossover will be tested on public roads for one month starting this week, the automaker said Tuesday. “Observers who are fortunate to catch it in the wild can scan a QR
The first reviews of the McLaren 765LT have just hit the web some seven months after the vehicle’s unveiling prior to the canceled Geneva Motor Show in March. This is the third Longtail model in the McLaren line-up, joining the 675LT and the Sports Series-based 600LT. McLaren claims it can hit 124 mph (200 km/h)
MILAN – Fiat plans to reveal a variant of the New 500 electric minicar next month with a small, front-opening door that gives easier access to the rear seats. The third door will be on the right side of the car, and will add about 30 kg (66 lbs) to the vehicle’s weight because it
The reveal of the redesigned 2021 BMW 4-Series coupe in June was, for lack of a better word, a bit jarring due to the radical new look introduced for the car’s grille. (BMW also shook things up by making the 4-Series longer than the 3-Series sedan, with which it shares a platform and powertrains.) Now
The black Jeep Wrangler that was recently left abandoned on California’s Razor Ridge bike trail has been recovered thanks to a bunch of local off-roading enthusiasts. It remains unclear exactly what the driver of the Wrangler was thinking when getting into the precarious position but after spending roughly 36 hours perched on the narrow ridge,
For Ferrari, the next two years will have a flurry of fresh products. The Italian brand’s lineup is seeing expansion throughout, with the additions of the Roma grand tourer, Portofino M convertible and SF90 Stradale plug-in hybrid. After Ferrari’s grand tourer and supercar lineup is bolstered, a big addition is likely to arrive in 2022:
By Joey Klender Posted on September 29, 2020 General Motors has announced that it will push back the closing date on its partnership with automaker Nikola Corporation. The partnership has most likely been delayed after Nikola’s stock price has fallen significantly after a report indicated that the automaker could have misled shareholders. “Our transaction with
DETROIT — Ford Motor Co. is lowering the price of its Mustang Mach-E crossover between $1,000 and $3,000, depending on the trim, as it prepares to launch the vehicle later this year. In a memo to dealers, Ford said the Premium trims will get a $3,000 price cut, with the all-wheel-drive version dropping to $50,800
PARIS/MILAN — PSA Group and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles have named the 11 members of the board of directors of Stellantis, the new company that will result from the automakers’ merger. Carlos Tavares, the CEO of PSA and the future CEO of Stellantis, is on the board, but Mike Manley, CEO of Fiat Chrysler, is not.
The VW Golf GTI has always been one of the staples of the hot hatch segment and the time has come to find out if the new eighth-generation model is up to the task. VW has resisted the horsepower wars in the hot hatch segment, opting instead for further refinement of the Golf GTI’s oily
PARIS — Dacia is introducing new versions of its small cars, the Sandero, Sandero Stepway and Logan, as Renault Group’s Romanian budget brand hopes to regain sales momentum. The new models are now on the same Renault-Nissan Alliance CMF platform as the latest-generation Renault Clio and Captur, and they use Renault’s 1.0-liter, three-cylinder gasoline engines.
Ford is recalling automatic-transmission 2020 Mustang models due to a defect that could result in fracturing of the brake-pedal bracket, possibly causing the bracket to snap. The recall affects 38,005 cars, according to a notice issued by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) on Sept. 23. First spotted by Roadshow, the defect is due
If you want to try and outrun the police, the only real chance you’ve got is if you own a motorcycle or a performance car. Evidently, the driver in this video didn’t get the message. This incident happened in Georgia back in March but we only recently came across footage of the chase thanks to
YOKOHAMA, Japan — Infiniti’s next-generation QX60 crossover will get more muscular, premium styling that heralds a reboot for the brand. Infiniti Chairman Peyman Kargar expects next year’s arrival of the QX60 three-row midsize crossover, along with the launch of the new QX55 coupe-styled compact crossover, to stoke sales while winning new customers. “We are beginning
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WASHINGTON — Fiat Chrysler Automobiles will pay a $9.5 million civil penalty to settle allegations it misled investors by not disclosing that it conducted only a limited internal review of its compliance with emissions regulations, the top U.S. securities regulator said Monday. Fiat Chrysler, which did not admit or deny wrongdoing to resolve the Securities
The $25,000 Tesla has raised exciting discussions on Twitter between Elon Musk and his fans. Where would it be produced? We know Tesla intends to design a new vehicle in China, with Chinese designers. Giga Berlin could also get the $25,000 car for Tesla to compete with the VW ID.3. In the end, Musk said
Cleveland-Cliffs Inc. will buy the U.S. operations of ArcelorMittal SA for $1.4 billion in cash and shares to become the biggest flat-rolled steel producer in North America. Ohio-based Cleveland-Cliffs expects its second major deal in less than a year to boost sales to the key automotive market. Earlier this year, the global steel industry saw
A jack of most trades and master of some, the new Ghost is the least extravagant car made by Rolls-Royce, but is still very opulent and luxurious. While its predecessor was based on the F01 generation of the BMW 7-Series, this one shares its construction with the Cullinan SUV and Phantom flagship sedan. Driving all
Nikola’s founder Trevor Milton purchased the original design for the company’s flagship truck from a Croatia-based designer, the Financial Times reported on Saturday, citing people with knowledge of the matter. Nikola One, the company’s flagship hydrogen-powered truck truck, is at the center of a design patent infringements lawsuit that Nikola filed against Tesla in 2018.
From economic stresses to increased work-from-home numbers, byproducts of the COVID-19 pandemic are giving pause to car shoppers who might otherwise consider an electric vehicle to replace their internal-combustion-engine model. But this is just a short-lived bump in the road that will be followed by a rebound in consumer interest in EVs. There are compelling
Maserati hasn’t raced in Formula One in decades, but the automaker’s recently unveiled MC20 supercar boasts some F1-derived engine tech, according to Jason Fenske of Engineering Explained. Specifically, the car’s 3.0-liter twin-turbocharged V-6 uses pre-chamber combustion. That means each cylinder has dual combustion chambers, each with its own spark plug. Pre-chamber combustion isn’t new; Honda
What kind of car is the 2021 Hyundai Ioniq? What does it compare to? The 2021 Hyundai Ioniq is a five-seat hatchback that comes in hybrid, plug-in hybrid, or electric versions. It’s an excellent value and one of the most efficient cars you can buy. As such, it’s a rival for the Toyota Prius, the
The Toyota Camry was always a reliable means of transportation, but not a car to get your heart racing – and certainly not one that owners would modify. However, that doesn’t mean a Camry can’t be transformed into someone’s dream ride. This particular example is owned by Austin Lee Ingram out of Georgetown, Indiana and
NEW YORK — When Volkswagen starts selling its new compact electric crossover, the 2021 VW ID4, late this year, it believes its best opportunity to conquest new customers will be found among some of the industry’s most loyal buyers: those shopping for a Toyota RAV4 or Honda CR-V. It’s what might be termed an ambitious
By Jamie Groh Posted on September 27, 2020 A United States military contract with SpaceX has been modified to allow future launches aboard reused Falcon 9 boosters, saving the US tens of millions of dollars. The series of Lockheed Martin built GPS III satellites operated by the U.S. Space Force’s Space and Missile Systems Center has
Nissan Motor Co. expects to return to profitability in 2021 if the current momentum continues, with demand in China already bouncing back from the pandemic, CEO Makoto Uchida said. The company, which in May reported its first fiscal year loss in a decade and the biggest in 20 years, is forecasting a strong recovery in
Nikola Corp.’s chaos isn’t necessarily General Motors’ disaster. The partnership between GM and the electric truckmaker is slated to close by Wednesday, Sept. 30, and despite accusations of fraud against Nikola and founder Trevor Milton that led to Milton’s resignation as executive chairman, GM likely will move forward with the partnership relatively unscathed, analysts say.