Month: September 2021

What kind of vehicle is the 2022 Jeep Grand Cherokee? What does it compare to? The 2022 Jeep Grand Cherokee is a five-seat SUV while the related Grand Cherokee L lengthens the SUV to fit a third row for seven seats of passengers. The five-seater competes with the Chevy Blazer, Ford Edge, and Honda Passport,
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Ineos Group, the British chemical company bringing the rugged BMW-powered Grenadier SUV to North America in spring 2023, will open its order books on Thursday. The company says 63,000 hand-raisers have expressed an interest in the boxy off-road vehicle globally, with 12,000 of those in North America. Now the company wants to see who’s serious
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Listen to a recap of the top stories of the day from Electrek. Quick Charge is available now on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, TuneIn and our RSS feed for Overcast and other podcast players. New episodes of Quick Charge are recorded Monday through Thursday and again on Saturday. Subscribe to our podcast in Apple Podcast or your favorite podcast player to guarantee
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Porsche has gone on record saying that, since the iconic flat-six in the rear is one of 911’s most important features, an electric version doesn’t really make sense. But that hasn’t stopped others from trying. Driven by Carfection’s Henry Catchpole, this video tries to determine whether Everrati, with its electric 964 restomod, is right about
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Jaguar Land Rover has settled patent fights it lodged against Volkswagen Group and its brands over a feature used in luxury SUVs that simplifies off-road driving for affluent but inexperienced drivers. The agreements resolve litigation in Germany and the U.S., but other terms of the deals weren’t disclosed in filings with courts in New Jersey,
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Suburban Detroit’s experimentation with an outdoor automotive festival showed plenty of promise for next year and beyond, but it also served as a reminder why auto shows traditionally have been held in climate-controlled convention halls. Bad weather forced organizers to cancel one of two media and industry days at Motor Bella, the enthusiast-geared car event
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With a massive 135-kwh battery pack powering four independent motors for each wheel, an independent air suspension with 6.5 inches of travel, and five drive modes with nearly 50 different drive settings, the Rivian R1T is the most versatile vehicle we’ve ever driven. It twists through hairpin turns with agility and composure, clambers up deeply
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Cavender Auto Family on Monday closed on its acquisition of six Texas luxury dealerships, doubling its store count to 12 and increasing annual revenue by about a fifth. Cavender bought Audi, BMW, Cadillac, Lexus and Mercedes-Benz stores in Lubbock and a Mercedes-Benz dealership in Midland from David Alderson of Alderson Auto Group. The deal was
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DETROIT — Ford Motor Co., in what it says is the largest single manufacturing investment in its 118-year history, on Monday said it would spend $7 billion and create nearly 11,000 jobs to build electric vehicles and batteries in Tennessee and Kentucky. The investment, meant to vault Ford among the leaders in EV output, will
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DETROIT — Ford Motor Co., in what it says is the largest single manufacturing investment in its 118-year history, on Monday said it would spend US$7 billion and create nearly 11,000 jobs to build electric vehicles and batteries in Tennessee and Kentucky. The investment, meant to vault Ford among the leaders in EV output, will
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General Motors’ GMC brand announced a three-year partnership with the Marcus Graham Project to foster diverse leadership in advertising, media and marketing, and marks the organization’s first contractual, multi-year commitment with a brand. The financial commitment from GMC is earmarked to support the nonprofit’s annual iCR8 Boot Camp program, which trains aspiring marketers from non-traditional backgrounds.
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Canadian supplier Magna International Inc. and the University of Waterloo in Ontario announced Monday a $1.3 million ($1.6 million CAD) joint project designed to enhance the safety and cybersecurity of self-driving vehicles. Jim Quesenberry, director of research and development at Magna, said the five-year collaboration will aim to tackle some of the big issues in
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