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Autos: News

2020 Ford Ranger, F-150 and Expedition recalled over transmission troubles

Tuesday  22:52,   07 april 2020

Nearly 68,000 trucks and SUVs are affected.All of the affected trucks and SUVs are equipped with Ford's 10-speed automatic transmission, but do not have the company's electronic rotary shifter. For the Expedition, only the SUVs with the police prep... >>>

Coronavirus and car buying: Every automaker offering home delivery

Tuesday  22:15,   07 april 2020

Amid shutdowns and shelter-in-place orders across the US, some automakers will bring the business directly to you.But, the novel coronavirus, which causes COVID-19, is showing signs of accelerating a shift already underway in the new-car buying... >>>

Honda, Nissan to lay off 10,000 workers each as coronavirus hits economy

Tuesday  20:22,   07 april 2020

The layoffs come as the COVID-19 pandemic presses pause on car sales worldwide.Nikkei reported Tuesday that the companies plan to lay off 10,000 workers each at US plants. Honda's US operations have remained idle since March 18 with plans to restart >>>

Audi's Formula E team: Why there is currently no access to the cars

Tuesday  19:35,   07 april 2020

© Audi When it comes to Formula E, Thomas Biermaier and Co. are currently tied Without , the worldwide spread of the corona virus would have been the Formula E Already seen seven races in 2019/20. In fact, however, the five races planned... >>>

Ford Recalls Nearly 68,000 2020 F-150s, Rangers, and Expeditions

Tuesday  18:55,   07 april 2020

An improperly placed clip in the transmission cable can lead to the driver putting the shifter in park while the transmission is still in drive. Ford has recalled nearly 68,000 vehicles built in February or March of this year, including the 2020... >>>

Best and Worst Car Acceleration

Tuesday  17:15,   07 april 2020

How fast a vehicle will accelerate shouldn't just be important for driving enthusiasts. Being able to merge safely with fast-moving traffic matters regardless of how or what you drive. How fast a vehicle will accelerate shouldn't just be... >>>

Hyundai's luxury brand becomes (also) electric - Genesis "JW EV" (2021)

Tuesday  12:35,   07 april 2020

Hyundai's luxury brand Genesis will also be using purely electric models in the future. On the basis of the E-GMP platform (Electric-Global Modular Platform) developed by Hyundai, several electric models are created. © Jochen Knecht The Koreans are >>>

Ducati sports director on calendar planning: "Finding ten countries will be difficult"

Tuesday  08:40,   07 april 2020

© LAT Ducati sports director Paolo Ciabatti does not expect many Grands Prix From what time and how many MotoGP races can take place in calendar year 2020 is in the Stars. Dorna boss Carmelo Ezpeleta recently also gave the possibility that the... >>>

Tesla Cheetah Stance reportedly coming for better acceleration

Tuesday  00:51,   07 april 2020

Here's why Tesla's hard-charging Model S and Model X may soon be waving their butts in the air.According to Tesla fan site Teslarati, Elon Musk and Co. are readying a setting in Launch Mode for Model S and Model X vehicles equipped with the... >>>

Next Nissan Rogue launch on track despite coronavirus, report says

Monday  23:37,   06 april 2020

The next-generation Rogue is expected to go on sale this fall."The all-new Nissan Rogue will be in US showrooms this fall," a Nissan spokesperson told Automotive News on Monday. Nissan didn't immediately respond to a request for... >>>

Tested: 2020 Lexus GX460 Is a Grille Hiding an Old SUV

Monday  21:00,   06 april 2020

Lexus updates its aging yet versatile three-row SUV with a larger-than-ever spindle grille. Try not to be distracted by the 2020 Lexus GX460's gaping maw. It's new and a bit harsh on the eyes, what with its angry looking LED headlights and an... >>>

Airport fire leaves thousands of rental cars destroyed

Monday  20:22,   06 april 2020

Southwest Florida International Airport says the fire took 3,500 rental cars with it.At 5 p.m. on Friday, 20 cars were on fire. By the time fire departments arrived, the number rose to 100 cars. First responders lost track of the tally until things... >>>

NAVYA's Autonomous Vehicles Are Transporting COVID-19 Tests

Monday  19:45,   06 april 2020

The Mayo Clinic in Florida is using driverless cars for a job they're uniquely suited for.Autonomous vehicles are stepping up to the COVID-19 plate with something to prove. At the Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Florida, four self-driving NAVYA... >>>

The Fisker Ocean electric SUV could be tomorrow's rescue vehicle

Monday  19:11,   06 april 2020

Fisker imagines the Ocean could spend some time at the gym and become a beefy military or rescue vehicle.Renderings show what Fisker believes could be a military rescue vehicle based on the Ocean. It's complete with an increased ride height, huge... >>>

BMW share: Group interrupts car production in Europe for one and a half months

Monday  15:50,   06 april 2020

© Arnd Wiegmann / Reuters The logo of BMW is seen during the 87th International Motor Show at Palexpo in Geneva 2017. Also in the USA, where BMW is later than in Europe had shut down, the production stop will now be extended by almost two weeks... >>>