Autos: News

Tesla Model 3 Production Is Already Behind Schedule, 'Bottlenecks' To Blame

Thursday  14:21,   05 october 2017
MSN

<p>CEO Elon Musk predicted Model 3 production would reach 1,500 by now. To date, it's 260.</p>The much-hyped, low-priced Tesla Model 3 is well behind the ambitious production goals CEO Elon Musk laid out earlier this year, as the company's [...]

Toyota to Update Body-on-Frame Models, Considers Hybrid Truck

Thursday  14:21,   05 october 2017
Motor Trend

<p>Push stems from increased competition</p>Speaking to Automotive News at the State Fair of Texas, Toyota group vice president of marketing Ed Laukes said the company has updates for its body-on-frame vehicles in the[...]

Tesla Semi May Have Been Spied Without Any Disguise

Thursday  14:21,   05 october 2017
MSN

If the image is legit, the all-electric semi has a futuristic design that will make it stand out among conventionally powered rivals.<br _moz_dirty=""[...]

Limited-Edition Ford Transit Is A Racy Van With Bucket Seats

Thursday  14:20,   05 october 2017
MSN

We're suckers for a WRC-inspired van.You Might Also[...]

Ford creates team to ramp up electric vehicle development

Thursday  14:20,   05 october 2017
Reuters

<p>Ford Motor Co has formed a team to accelerate global development of electric vehicles, whose mission will be to “think big” and “make quicker decisions,” an executive of the company said on Monday.</p>One aim of Ford's "Team Edison" is to[...]

GM will release at least 20 all-electric cars by 2023

Thursday  14:20,   05 october 2017
The Verge

<p>Both battery and hydrogen fuel cell vehicles</p>“These aren’t just words in a war of press releases,” Reuss added. “We are far along in our plan to lead the way to that future[...]

Tesla among growing list of corporations aiding Puerto Rico relief efforts

Thursday  14:20,   05 october 2017
Autoblog

Puerto Rico remains by some accounts "apocalyptic" following the devastation from Hurricane Maria last month, and President Trump has attacked political leaders on the island territory and the media over Twitter following criticisms of the [...]

BMW Says New Z4 Will Be "Completely Unique" Compared To The Supra

Thursday  14:20,   05 october 2017
MSN

Not just in terms of design, but also as far as the driving experience is concerned.You Might Also[...]

Video Shows Millions of Dollars in Exotic Cars Flooded by Harvey in Houston

Thursday  14:20,   05 october 2017
MSN

<p>Models from Ferrari, Lamborghini, Porsche, Maserati, Jaguar, Land Rover, Mercedes-AMG, Bentley, and more—all ruined.</p>As you watch, keep in mind that this is just one lot, at one storage facility (it appears to be at Royal Purple[...]

Video Shows Millions of Dollars in Exotic Cars Flooded by Harvey in Houston

Thursday  14:20,   05 october 2017
MSN

<p>Models from Ferrari, Lamborghini, Porsche, Maserati, Jaguar, Land Rover, Mercedes-AMG, Bentley, and more—all ruined.</p>As you watch, keep in mind that this is just one lot, at one storage facility (it appears to be at Royal Purple[...]

Toyota and Mazda are making a new company to develop electric cars

Thursday  14:20,   05 october 2017
The Verge

<p>Both automakers are set to make future EVs off of Prius platform</p>The deal, announced today, comes about a month after Toyota said it would take a 5 percent stake in Mazda and that the two would pursue electric vehicles and necessary[...]

Kia Is Specifically Tuning The Stinger To Be Louder In The U.S.

Thursday  14:19,   05 october 2017
MSN

Just like a Korean muscle car.According to Roadshow, Kia hasn’t completely fine tuned the exhaust note just yet. The publication reports that engineers are still trying to figure out a way to make it louder, specifically for the U.S. market. Like[...]

Volkswagen Expands 6-Year/72,000-Mile Warranty to Nearly Every Model

Thursday  14:19,   05 october 2017
Motor Trend

<p>The Atlas' and Tiguan's warranty spreads through the lineup</p>Called the People First Warranty, the coverage is fully transferable within the warranty period. So no matter how many times the vehicle changes hands in those six[...]

Ford Fiesta 1.0L EcoBoost Axed in the U.S.

Thursday  14:19,   05 october 2017
Motor Trend

<p>Allegedly due to lack of demand</p>In an email, Ford told us thatif you want to buy a Fiesta, you'll only have two engines to choose from: a naturally aspirated inline-four andthe ST's turbocharged four. The three-cylinder has been dropped[...]

Jeep is by Far the Hottest American Brand in Japan

Thursday  14:19,   05 october 2017
MSN

<p>Japan is a notoriously tough market for non-Japanese automakers, but Jeep is bucking the trend.</p>For example, Ferrari outsells Chevy, Lamborghini outsells Cadillac, and Ford recently pulled out of Japan altogether. Even bringing the[...]