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Ford CEO reveals his company’s plan to get cars to hit 54 miles per gallon by 2025

Ford CEO reveals his company’s plan to get cars to hit 54 miles per gallon by 2025

  Ford is aggressively trying to achieve an average fuel economy for its fleet of 54.5 miles per gallon by 2025. That might come as a surprise considering the company was one of several auto companies that pushed the Trump administration to revisit emissions standards earlier this year. But Fields […]

by April 23, 2017 1 comment Blog, Editorials, News
A Chinese car startup trying to take on Tesla just unveiled a stunning electric SUV

A Chinese car startup trying to take on Tesla just unveiled a stunning electric SUV

People gather at the booth of Chinese electric vehicle start-up Nio as it unveils its ES8 SUV at the Shanghai auto show.   Electric car startup Nio just made a huge move to challenge Tesla in China, which is rapidly becoming the most important market for companies pursuing battery-powered vehicles. […]

by April 20, 2017 3 comments Blog, News
Tesla is getting dangerously distracted

Tesla is getting dangerously distracted

  The risk of overconfidence for Tesla is now at its highest point since the company was founded. The business news cycle for weeks has been dominated by the carmaker’s surging market cap, which at about $48 billion has passed both Fiat Chrysler Automobiles and Ford. For a brief period, […]

by April 17, 2017 2 comments Blog, News
Cadillac brought its spectacular new race car to the New York Auto Show

Cadillac brought its spectacular new race car to the New York Auto Show

  Last year, Cadillac announced a return to the top level of endurance racing and rolled out a new car — the DPi-V.R, powered by a 6.2-liter V8 engine cranking out 600 horsepower. Nobody ever expects dominant performances from racing newbies, but that’s just what Cadillac has delivered. At the […]

by April 14, 2017 2 comments Blog, Car Reviews, Editorials, News
With its new police car, Ford is pushing the envelope with electrified vehicles

With its new police car, Ford is pushing the envelope with electrified vehicles

Woof!Ford Ford has been racking up some major moves in the future of transportation. It redesigned the best-selling F-Series pickups to be more lightweight and fuel efficient, has been expanding its effort as a mobility provider by buying Chariot, a shuttle bus service in the Bay Area, and also by […]

by April 11, 2017 2 comments Blog, Car Reviews, Editorials, News
UBERS’ Response to Google: Claims about stolen technology are a total ‘misfire’

UBERS’ Response to Google: Claims about stolen technology are a total ‘misfire’

  Uber CEO Travis Kalanick with Uber executive Anthony Levandowski. Uber has said from the beginning that Google’s claims of intellectual-property theft involving self-driving-car technology are “meritless.” On Friday, Uber finally told its side of the story and laid out its argument on why it believes the lawsuit brought by […]

by April 8, 2017 3 comments Blog, Car Reviews, Editorials, News
Why don’t people get their recalled cars fixed?

Why don’t people get their recalled cars fixed?

When you receive a recall notice from your car’s manufacturer, do you immediately make plans to take it in for repairs? That question lies at the heart of “Consumer Preferences Regarding Vehicle-Related Safety Recalls”, a new paper written by Michael Sivak and Brandon Schoettle from the University of Michigan Sustainable […]

by April 5, 2017 3 comments Study, surveys
Take a ride in the futuristic electric Lucid Air

Take a ride in the futuristic electric Lucid Air

Take a ride in the Lucid Air from electric-car startup Lucid Motors. It was developed by former Tesla executives, including Peter Rawlinson the chief engineer behind the Model S, and Lucid Motors’ CTO. The car starts at $52,500. But you could go for the fully-optioned Lucid air complete with a […]

by April 2, 2017 4 comments Blog, Car Reviews, Editorials, News
Struggling electric-car startup Faraday Future just abandoned a project that was key to its growth

Struggling electric-car startup Faraday Future just abandoned a project that was key to its growth

In this photo taken Oct. 2, 2014, the sun begins to go down behind the former Mare Island Naval Shipyard in Vallejo, Calif. Electric-car startup Faraday Future hit another speed bump in its nearly yearlong struggle to keep the lights on. The Southern California-based company announced it is scrapping plans […]

by March 29, 2017 3 comments Blog, Car Reviews, Editorials, News
Documentary Lets You Ride Along in the Carrera Panamericana Revival

Documentary Lets You Ride Along in the Carrera Panamericana Revival

    Unfortunately, the golden era of motorsports competition has long since passed, taking with it the wild, dangerous epic endurance races that inspired an entire generation of racers. Cross-country gauntlets like the Mille Miglia, Targa Florio, and transcontinental sprints like the Peking-to-Paris were discontinued as driver and spectator deaths […]

by March 26, 2017 3 comments News