Tesla is recalling some 2,791 vehicles for a suspension issue that could see the front left lateral link to come loose from the chassis of the vehicle. The affected models are Model 3s built between 2019 and 2021, as well as Model Ys built from 2020 to 2021, all of which will be fixed by
The 2023 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 debuted earlier this week with some impressive features, including the most powerful naturally aspirated production V-8 ever. Engineering Explained host Jason Fenske provides a deep dive into this 5.5-liter V-8, and compares it to the old Z06’s supercharged engine. Code-named LT6, the C8 Z06 engine produces 670 hp at 8,400
What kind of vehicle is the 2022 Cadillac CT5? What does it compare to? The 2022 CT5 is a stylish sport sedan with a fastback shape that ranges from entry luxury to high-end performance. It competes against strong rivals like the BMW 5-Series, Mercedes-Benz E-Class, and Audi A6, plus the Acura TLX and Lexus ES.
Lamborghini has joined as an official partner of the Movember charity, which raises money for men’s health issues. Thus, the fundraising and awareness campaign taking place every November will be slightly more prone to petrolheads this year since 1,500 Lamborghinis will parade wearing stickers in the shape of a mustache, the Movember symbol, on their
By Simon Alvarez Posted on October 30, 2021 Mainstream electric vehicles have been around for some time, and they are only getting more and more ubiquitous. Yet despite this, incidents of non-electric cars — whether unintentionally or intentionally — blocking EV charging stations (a practice known as ICE-ing) still happen on a relatively regular basis.
There is no shortage of fun-looking electric vehicles on Alibaba, the mystical and sometimes downright oddball Chinese shopping site. And while I normally find something decidedly more land-loving for my Awesomely Weird Alibaba Electric Vehicle of the Week column, this week we’re going to get a bit wet. So grab some sunblock, inflate your arm
Like many automakers, Ford brings a fleet of concept vehicles to the annual SEMA show to advertise their aftermarket potential. Scheduled for November 2-5, the 2021 SEMA show is no different. A Ford press release said more than 40 modified vehicles will be on display, but this year the emphasis seems to be on the
What kind of vehicle is the 2023 Kia Sportage? What does it compare to? The Sportage is a compact crossover SUV that grows in size and features for the latest generation. With seating for five and a new off-road-leaning trim, the Sportage rivals vehicles such as the related Hyundai Tucson, Toyota RAV4, and Ford Escape.
While the latest James Bond film was filled with action scenes and car chases that involved svelte performance cars like the Aston Martin DB5 and several Jaguars, Wes Anderson is a little different. The director, who has made a name for himself with his distinctive, and sometimes eccentric, films has filled his latest feature with
In interesting data about the new Tesla Model X Long Range was recently found in the Tesla‘s application documents sent to EPA. An EV enthusiast – temp (@tempermanant) via Teslarati – notes several differences between the new 2021 model year version and the previous 2020. Documents for the Tesla Model X Plaid are not yet
By Joey Klender Posted on October 29, 2021 E-commerce powerhouse Amazon has disclosed a 20% ownership stake in Rivian, an electric vehicle company from Normal, Illinois, a filing with the SEC reveals. Amazon filed a 10-Q document with the SEC earlier today that summarized the company’s position and financials at the end of Q3 2021.
EPA/Fredrik Sandberg Swedish car company Volvo is now valued at more than $22bn (£16bn) after its shares jumped in the first hours of trading of its market debut. Volvo, majority-owned by Chinese firm Geely, offered up shares in a slice of the company on the Stockholm stock exchange on Friday. Shares jumped from an initial
Did anyone think the Corvette Stingray wasn’t fast enough? For those who did, there’s the new Z06 with performance and engine sounds to rival the best from Ferrari and Lamborghini. Join Technical Director Frank Markus for an early look. Get our first look impressions right here. ➡️ https://bit.ly/3nLbAAb #Corvette #CorvetteZ06 #MotorTrend MotorTrend is the ultimate
The Volvo car brand has gone public via an initial public offering, with its shares listing on Sweden’s Nasdaq Stockholm on Friday. Volvo said it gained around 200,000 new shareholders and that the IPO was substantially oversubscribed. The IPO price was set at 53 Swedish kronor (approximately $6.16) and, at the time of writing, the
What kind of vehicle is the 2022 Chevy Suburban? What does it compare to? The 2022 Chevy Suburban is a full-size SUV that can seat nine passengers. The largest passenger vehicle on the market dwarfs the related Chevy Tahoe, as well as rivals such as the Lincoln Navigator, Nissan Armada, and the Jeep Wagoneer that’s
San Francisco has a serious issue with car break-ins and new dashcam footage shows a brazen thief stealing bags from two vehicles in broad daylight. The video initially shows an individual wearing a hoodie breaking the window of a Toyota Sienna and proceeding to steal a backpack from the second row. The thief, along with
Audi announced a new software update that is going to increase the range of older e-tron electric SUVs by boosting efficiency. Several legacy automakers venturing into electric vehicles ended up having big battery “buffers” on their first electric vehicles. A battery buffer is the difference between the net energy capacity of the battery and its
Hot Wheels® comes to Seattle! For this event in the Pacific Northwest, hundreds of custom builds—from a vintage Chevrolet hauler to an extra-small Volkswagen Beetle—came out, each competing for a chance to become an official 1/64th Hot Wheels®.
Every Bugatti Chiron is impressive and the Super Sport that’s capable of hitting 273 mph (439 km/h) is the perfect demonstration of just how well-rounded the French hypercar is. Bugatti introduced the Chiron Super Sport earlier this year as the slightly more luxurious variant of the record-breaking Super Sport 300+ that hit 304.77 mph (490.48
A redesigned Kia Sportage is coming for the 2023 model year, and Kia on Wednesday provided U.S. specs on the vehicle that will go on sale in the first quarter of 2022. The redesigned Sportage has taken on a dramatic new look, with elements like a clamshell hood up front and the pinched leading edge
What kind of car is the 2022 Lincoln Corsair? What does it compare to? The 2022 Corsair packs its compact crossover body with luxurious style and features, and brings plug-in hybrid power to play this year, too. It rivals vehicles like the BMW X3 and Acura RDX. Is the 2022 Lincoln Corsair a good car?
With cars getting bigger and featuring more and more equipment plus, increasingly, electrification, weight has inevitably increased. However, in the late ’80s, Warren Mosler was already unhappy with how much supercars weighed. Intent on remedying the situation, he made his own car: the Consulier GTP. The American car was designed to take on the world’s
Electrify America today announced the construction groundbreaking of charging stations in two new states: South Dakota and Wyoming. The new charging locations add to Electrify America’s more than 670 charging station locations in the U.S. The new stations are part of Electrify America’s overall expansion plans through 2025, during which the company expects to complete more than
By Simon Alvarez Posted on October 27, 2021 In a recent appearance at CNBC’s Squawk Box, Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) bull and legendary long-term investor Ron Baron explained several key aspects of Tesla’s business and why the company’s stock is worth holding for a very long time. He also shared what he believes are the biggest short-term risks
Mike Flewitt is stepping down as chief executive officer at McLaren Automotive, the supercar business of McLaren Group. Flewitt first joined McLaren Automotive in 2012 and was promoted to the CEO role in 2013. The role will be filled by Michael Macht, a non-executive director at McLaren Group and a former CEO of Porsche, until
What kind of car is the 2022 Lincoln Nautilus? What does it compare to? The 2022 Nautilus crossover SUV goes for quiet luxury, with a knockout interior and top-flight tech features in its five-seat cabin. The mid-size utility vehicle rivals vehicles like the Cadillac XT5, Audi Q5, and Lexus RX. Is the 2022 Lincoln Nautilus
Marcello Gandini, the designer of the original Lamborghini Countach, has spoken out against the new Countach LPI 800-4, claiming that it “does not reflect his spirit and his vision.” Gandini, who has also been credited with iconic shapes such as the Lancia Stratos and Alfa Romeo Montreal, went as far as issuing a press release distancing
GM announced a new program to deploy over 40,000 new EV chargers in the US and Canada. It’s an interesting venture into charging for GM, but the automaker is sticking to level 2. The automaker is calling the effort a community charging program: “Today, General Motors announced a new community charging program to install up
The Rivian R1T is the first all-electric pickup truck to hit the market and beyond being an impressive off-roader, it is also loaded with lots of tech. Fittingly, popular tech YouTuber Marques Brownlee recently had the chance to put it through its paces. Given that Brownlee is best known for reviewing the latest smartphones, laptops
Tesla’s market value surpassed $1 trillion on Monday, or more than the combined value of all other publicly listed companies on the planet. Not surprisingly, only a handful of companies are valued over the $1 trillion mark, and most of them are technology companies, such as Alphabet, Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Microsoft. Tesla, too, is