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Yikes! Tesla Cybertruck Driver-Side Door Is Sharp Enough To Peel a Cucumber
Yikes! Tesla Cybertruck Driver-Side Door Is Sharp Enough To Peel a Cucumber

17 May 2024, 23:22 UTC · By: Florin Amariei / The world's most valuable automaker created a very interesting all-electric pickup truck. It looks like it escaped a video game, and that's not good

 
Volkswagen Lost the EV Revolution and Is Bracing for Another Defeat in the Software Arena
Volkswagen Lost the EV Revolution and Is Bracing for Another Defeat in the Software Arena

17 May 2024, 23:18 UTC · By: Cristian Agatie / Volkswagen walked back its EV strategy and pivoted to hybrids, but the elephant in the room is its software woes that threaten all its vehicle brands

 
The Acura ZDX Type S Is Pikes Peak International Hill Climb's First Electric Pace Car
The Acura ZDX Type S Is Pikes Peak International Hill Climb's First Electric Pace Car

17 May 2024, 18:02 UTC · By: Mircea Panait / The Chevrolet Blazer EV SS-based ZDX Type S will pace the 102nd edition of the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb on June 23, 2024

 
Tesla Cybertruck's Gigawiper Is Again in the Spotlight As Wiper Motors Fail Repeatedly
Tesla Cybertruck's Gigawiper Is Again in the Spotlight As Wiper Motors Fail Repeatedly

17 May 2024, 15:22 UTC · By: Cristian Agatie / The Cybertruck owners report that the gigawiper motors are failing repeatedly, which might force Tesla to issue a recall rather soon

 
Kia Electric Pickup Truck Spied in the US With EV9 Front End and Santa Cruz Taillights
Kia Electric Pickup Truck Spied in the US With EV9 Front End and Santa Cruz Taillights

17 May 2024, 15:08 UTC · By: Mircea Panait / The internal combustion-engined Tasman will be joined by what appears to be an EV9 with a bed rather than a third row of seats

 
Ford Urges EV Suppliers To Cut Costs Wherever Possible
Ford Urges EV Suppliers To Cut Costs Wherever Possible

17 May 2024, 14:13 UTC · By: Mircea Panait / As if FoMoCo did not have sufficient quality issues on its table, Ford Motor Company has recently sent a memo to EV suppliers, urging them to reduce costs

 
Ford CEO Doesn't Rule Out Mustang Sedan, Hybrid Powertrain Under Development
Ford CEO Doesn't Rule Out Mustang Sedan, Hybrid Powertrain Under Development

17 May 2024, 13:02 UTC · By: Mircea Panait / Jim Farley did not confirm a four-door Mustang, but he's open to such a body style as long as the performance and attitude of the original carry over

 
Tesla Removes Steam Support From Model S and Model X Vehicles as a Cost-Cutting Measure
Tesla Removes Steam Support From Model S and Model X Vehicles as a Cost-Cutting Measure

17 May 2024, 11:09 UTC · By: Cristian Agatie / People ordering a Model S or Model X were notified that the cars would no longer be able to play Steam games because of an "updated gaming computer"

 
Tesla Model 3 Performance Deliveries Are on Hold, Price Goes Up Nevertheless
Tesla Model 3 Performance Deliveries Are on Hold, Price Goes Up Nevertheless

17 May 2024, 09:56 UTC · By: Cristian Agatie / Tesla made adjustments to the Tesla Model 3 pricing that will discourage buyers from ordering any extras or lose the federal tax credit

 
2025 Mazda CX-5 Hybrid Gets an Unofficial Preview Inside-Out, Looks Refreshingly Modern
2025 Mazda CX-5 Hybrid Gets an Unofficial Preview Inside-Out, Looks Refreshingly Modern

17 May 2024, 09:19 UTC · By: Aurel Niculescu / The good folks over at the "AutoYa" info channel on YouTube have a satellite venue dubbed "AutoYa Interior," and that's where all the (CGI) Mazda action is 

 
Mercedes-Benz EQB Recalled Over Improperly Welded Spur Gear
Mercedes-Benz EQB Recalled Over Improperly Welded Spur Gear

16 May 2024, 15:51 UTC · By: Mircea Panait / 183 units of the EQB 300 and 100 units of the EQB 350 have been produced with front drive units that may feature improperly welded spur gears

 
BYD Showroom Burns to the Ground After One Electric Car Bursts Into Flames
BYD Showroom Burns to the Ground After One Electric Car Bursts Into Flames

16 May 2024, 15:44 UTC · By: Cristian Agatie / Electric vehicles have gained unwarranted fame for being prone to fires, but in the case of BYD EVs, this might actually be accurate

 
Rivian Announces YouTube Integration and Google Cast Support for R1S and R1T Models
Rivian Announces YouTube Integration and Google Cast Support for R1S and R1T Models

16 May 2024, 09:48 UTC · By: Cristian Agatie / Fresh from the Google I/O 2024 conference, Rivian announced that its R1 vehicles would soon get a native YouTube app and Google Cast support

 
Virtual Subaru Compact EV Looks Digitally Ready For the Second-generation Chevy Bolt EV
Virtual Subaru Compact EV Looks Digitally Ready For the Second-generation Chevy Bolt EV

16 May 2024, 08:53 UTC · By: Aurel Niculescu / Vince Burlapp (aka 'vburlapp' on social media) is a prolific virtual artist who loves to dream of all the latest models across the wide-ranging automotive realm

 
Ford Recalls Maverick, Escape, Lincoln Corsair for HPCM Software Error
Ford Recalls Maverick, Escape, Lincoln Corsair for HPCM Software Error

15 May 2024, 16:11 UTC · By: Mircea Panait / Just under 8,730 hybrid vehicles have been recalled by the Ford Motor Company for a software error that may result in a loss of drive power

 
Tesla's Spring Update Brings New Features to Older Vehicles With Intel Processors
Tesla's Spring Update Brings New Features to Older Vehicles With Intel Processors

15 May 2024, 15:14 UTC · By: Cristian Agatie / Tesla's Spring update introduced a new user interface for vehicles with Ryzen processors, but Tesla hasn't forgotten about older cars with Intel MCUs

 
Isaiah Simmons Chooses Yet Another (NY) Giant, Tesla Cybertruck Dressed in White by Abushi
Isaiah Simmons Chooses Yet Another (NY) Giant, Tesla Cybertruck Dressed in White by Abushi

15 May 2024, 12:24 UTC · By: Aurel Niculescu / Of course, the aftermarket wheel brand that made it possible is none other than the LA, California-based forged wheel experts over at Forgiato Designs 

 
Tesla Model 3 Test Vehicle Spotted With No Side Mirrors and Weird Camera Setup
Tesla Model 3 Test Vehicle Spotted With No Side Mirrors and Weird Camera Setup

15 May 2024, 12:00 UTC · By: Cristian Agatie / People spotted a weird Tesla Model 3 test vehicle with no side mirrors and cameras placed in weird locations, prompting speculations about autonomous vehicles

 
Tesla Cybertruck To Get Full Self-Driving in June, Musk Promises Ten-Fold Improvements
Tesla Cybertruck To Get Full Self-Driving in June, Musk Promises Ten-Fold Improvements

15 May 2024, 09:18 UTC · By: Cristian Agatie / Elon Musk offered more details regarding Tesla's Full Self-Driving development, including when Cybertruck owners will be able to use Autopilot and FSD