Ford Motor Co. could be plotting to remove the driver from delivery trucks, part of its push to leverage the company’s autonomous vehicle research. This plays into a plan announced last week to produce a fully self-driving car — no steering wheel or gas and brake pedals — for ride-hailing companies by 2021. In a […]

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Contrary to any rumor anyone may have heard, there are no plans for a Chevy Volt EV, or the Bolt EV being sold in Korea, or even that the Korean co-engineered Bolt should be called the “LG Bolt.” No, while GM is otherwise still mum on key details like the U.S. EPA-rated range for the […]

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Tesla has introduced a new two-year lease program for both the Model S and Model X. The cheapest Model S available will go for $593 a month, while the cheapest Model X will be available for $730 a month, though there are some stipulations. To obtain the cheapest monthly payment, you must get a base […]

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Harley- Davidson has accepted a $12-million slap on the wrist from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency over purported “defeat device” sales for its motorcycles. The news comes as the much-bigger dust cloud is settling from the Volkswagen diesel scandal which has cost VW AG billions with global recalls, and which has prompted regulators around the […]

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Mercedes unveiled a new ultra luxurious coupe concept at 2016 Monterey Car Week, one of the world’s most prestigious motoring events. The Vision Mercedes-Maybach 6 is a 2+2 coupe, and the concept’s most defining feature is probably its enormous size. The concept measures 18.5 feet long (a bit short of the 20 feet that was […]

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Volvo has announced a new partnership with Uber that will see the ride sharing service put a fleet of 100 self-driving XC90 SUVs on U.S. roads in the next four months. Volvo will produce a new “base” vehicle for Uber that will be able to use the latest in autonomous driving technology, up to and […]

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Korean battery and EV component supplier LG Electronics is gearing up its assembly line this month to provide components for the 2017 Chevrolet Bolt which is believed due to start regular U.S. production in October. LG’s move is its part of a contract it announced last month that was signed October 2015 with General Motors […]

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Just how fast is the world’s first all-electric hypercar? WEC, Ferrari Le Mans and Corvette GT2 V8 racing driver Archie Hamilton wanted to find out, and got an opportunity to hop behind the wheel of the Rimac Concept One. The Concept One made its production debut at the 2016 Geneva Motor Show earlier this year, […]

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Subaru is reported;y on track to introduce a battery-electric powered crossover vehicle by 2021. According to Japanese newspaper Nikkan Kogyo Shimbu, the midsize all-wheel drive vehicle will be based on the Forester or Outback models the newspaper said, without identifying the source of the information. When it arrives, the new model is expected to use […]

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In June, HybridCars.com reported that Mercedes-Benz was considering a new brand name for its upcoming line of all-electric vehicles, and it now appears the luxury carmaker has made a decision. According to Autoexpress, recent trademark applications have been filled by the company with the prefix “EQ.” The firm has asked to register everything from EQA […]

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