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It's Wrong To Ask for a Test-Driving Fee
It's Wrong To Ask for a Test-Driving Fee

8 May 2022, 20:07 UTC / Some employees, managers, and owners think going for an extra fee will help them with business costs. It won’t. It’ll even hurt the sales

 
F1 Racers Have a Point in Protesting the Jewelry Ban Enforcement, and It Makes Sense
F1 Racers Have a Point in Protesting the Jewelry Ban Enforcement, and It Makes Sense

7 May 2022, 18:37 UTC / Formula 1 racers are not happy with a controversial announcement made by the FIA regarding one of its older rules. This is why it is a problem

 
2023 Porsche 911 Sport Classic Might Not Hold a Candle Against Certain U.S. Heroes
2023 Porsche 911 Sport Classic Might Not Hold a Candle Against Certain U.S. Heroes

7 May 2022, 10:34 UTC / Porsche signaled the return of the ducktail, and the limited-production “vintage” model will be sold in the U.S. for the first time, against powerful rivals

 
GM's CEO Mary Barra Sees $30,000 Electric Vehicles as Key to Overtaking Tesla
GM's CEO Mary Barra Sees $30,000 Electric Vehicles as Key to Overtaking Tesla

6 May 2022, 22:24 UTC / GM's CEO Mary Barra reiterated the plan to overtake Tesla by mid-decade, and for that GM needs to sell more affordable electric vehicles

 
China Thanks Tesla, the Asians Will Take It From Here
China Thanks Tesla, the Asians Will Take It From Here

1 May 2022, 20:59 UTC / The free market is a wonderful thing. Everyone adapts to changing circumstances. But nobody changes their strategy as fast as a hungry competitor

 
Datsun Was a Bet on Affordability That Failed to Understand Human Nature
Datsun Was a Bet on Affordability That Failed to Understand Human Nature

30 Apr 2022, 16:57 UTC / Reborn in India, Datsun proved something no automotive executive can forget: most people do not want to buy something that screams “cheap”

 
2021 Ford Bronco's 2.7-Liter Engine Has a Catastrophic Problem, Dozens Affected
2021 Ford Bronco's 2.7-Liter Engine Has a Catastrophic Problem, Dozens Affected

30 Apr 2022, 11:39 UTC / Dozens of 2021 Ford Broncos with the 2.7-liter V6 engine suffered a catastrophic failure that can be traced to a dropped valve, Ford is aware of the problem

 
Everyone Wants to Hustle, But Ford Seems Ready to Bring the EV Revolution
Everyone Wants to Hustle, But Ford Seems Ready to Bring the EV Revolution

30 Apr 2022, 10:34 UTC / “America's Best-Selling Vehicle is now electric,” as production of the 2022 Ford F-150 in zero-emission Lightning form is underway at the historic Rouge Complex

 
Will There Be Beater Cars in an EV World?
Will There Be Beater Cars in an EV World?

29 Apr 2022, 16:48 UTC / In a few years we will have millions of electric cars with huge mileage on them, so the question question above is quite appropiate

 
Why the Combustion Engine is Doomed, Regardless of Fuel or Electric Aids
Why the Combustion Engine is Doomed, Regardless of Fuel or Electric Aids

27 Apr 2022, 19:51 UTC / Those counting on them to resist in emerging countries did not realize legislation and globalization already signed their death sentences

 
Somebody Should Tell Carmakers That Nobody Uses Their Poor In-Car Navigation Systems
Somebody Should Tell Carmakers That Nobody Uses Their Poor In-Car Navigation Systems

25 Apr 2022, 11:36 UTC / Most vehicles sold in the world today come with an in-dash navigation system that almost nobody uses due to their poor design and the prevalence of smartphones

 
There Is a Time and a Place for That Special Vehicle in Your Life, Don't Miss It
There Is a Time and a Place for That Special Vehicle in Your Life, Don't Miss It

24 Apr 2022, 20:50 UTC / As they say, there is a time and a place for everything. Once that time has passed, though, you might not enjoy something as much, so be wise about it

 
Carmakers Like Ferrari or Lamborghini Might Not Have a Bright Future in the EV Era
Carmakers Like Ferrari or Lamborghini Might Not Have a Bright Future in the EV Era

24 Apr 2022, 20:16 UTC / Outlawing the internal combustion engine will only mean one thing for some luxury carmakers – the end. They know it. Here’s why you should too

 
Jeremy Clarkson Would Rather Drive Himself Than Let an AV Programmed to Kill Him
Jeremy Clarkson Would Rather Drive Himself Than Let an AV Programmed to Kill Him

24 Apr 2022, 03:00 UTC / The UK is preparing legislation for the dawn of fully driverless cars, but Clarkson is not impressed: autonomous vehicles are “instructed to kill you”

 
Tesla Views 800V EV Platforms as a Cost Matter, But They Are Not (Only) About That
Tesla Views 800V EV Platforms as a Cost Matter, But They Are Not (Only) About That

23 Apr 2022, 18:45 UTC / In a rare question about pressing issues to Tesla, Elon Musk and Andrew Baglino just measured the savings it could have, not how much faster charging could be

 
Auto Industry Declares Victory for EVs at 2022's NY Auto Show, Here's How
Auto Industry Declares Victory for EVs at 2022's NY Auto Show, Here's How

22 Apr 2022, 20:17 UTC / back at the very first running of the New York Auto Show back in the year 1900, as much as a third of the showroom floor was dedicated to electric vehicles

 
The U.S. Can Win the Global Race for Raw Materials Needed in EVs, It Won't Be Pretty
The U.S. Can Win the Global Race for Raw Materials Needed in EVs, It Won't Be Pretty

22 Apr 2022, 17:28 UTC / If you think about it, the U.S. was the country that showed everyone how manufacturing should be done. Now it is time to shine once again – by going dirty

 
The Puzzling Reason Why Tesla Misleadingly Recommends Charging the LFP Batteries to 100%
The Puzzling Reason Why Tesla Misleadingly Recommends Charging the LFP Batteries to 100%

22 Apr 2022, 15:53 UTC / Tesla recommends owners of Model 3 cars with LFP batteries charge them regularly to 100%, but this is not the way to go if you want to extend the battery's life

 
My Chance Encounter With a New York Sports Icon at the NY Auto Show, Ford Lightning Cameos
My Chance Encounter With a New York Sports Icon at the NY Auto Show, Ford Lightning Cameos

22 Apr 2022, 04:59 UTC / If Boomer Esiason winds up reading this, thanks for helping to make my first coverage of the New York International Auto Show a day I won't forget

 
Tesla Is Telling Us the Supply Shortage Is Hitting it While Trying to Hide It
Tesla Is Telling Us the Supply Shortage Is Hitting it While Trying to Hide It

20 Apr 2022, 16:45 UTC / The company started cutting equipment in its cars, using engineering samples… It makes us wonder what’s next to keep pumping out EVs