The quarrel continues between Uber and the California Department of Motor Vehicles who have removed the registrations of Uber’s test vehicles, forcing Uber to take those vehicles off the road. Read the rest of this entry
Uber have once again defied authorities by testing ‘self driving’ vehicles in San Francisco, California, without a permit. Permits have been given to other companies such as Ford, Google, Tesla and General Motors, but not Uber.
Uber have claimed that they don’t need this permit because although the vehicles are fitted with self-driving technology there will still be an operator at the wheel. Read the rest of this entry
The Lucid Motors Air is set for production in 2017 and is expected to shake up the luxury car market. The Air is a luxury electric sedan that will initially be priced around the $100,000 mark. It will rival luxury car models such as the Tesla Model S, Mercedes Benz S-Class and the BMW 7-Series. Read the rest of this entry
Last Sunday a BMW 550i was stolen from a man’s garage in Seattle when his friend left the car unlocked with the keys inside the car. An ‘opportunist’ spotted the unlocked car and drove away with it. Read the rest of this entry
The CEO of Ford Motor Co., Mark Fields has said that he’s willing to work with Donald Trump if the right policies are put in place.
It may be that Toyota are getting serious with the development of their electric vehicles with a shuffling of the top management to put the CEO, Akio Toyoda, at the head of their electric car division. This will allow Akio to make quick decisions and quick changes to get Toyota’s electric cars up to speed. Read the rest of this entry
Ford have confirmed the production of the 2020 Ford Bronco, a much-loved car from yesteryear. This sturdy four-wheel drive had amazing off-road capability and it’s set to return for the 2020 model year, over a decade after it was discontinued.
Chairman Bill Johnson announced that the sixth-generation Ford Bronco is scheduled to be assembled at the Ford Michigan Assembly plant. Read the rest of this entry
Elio Motors is a small U.S. auto startup company that was founded by Paul Elio in 2009. The Elio E1c was unveiled at the LA Auto Show and it appears to be nearing completion. This version had an upgraded interior cabin and some additional safety features. Read the rest of this entry
Is 0-60 mph in 2.5 seconds still too slow for you? If you’re lucky enough to have a Tesla Model S P100D you’re in for a surprise! This vehicle is claimed to be the quickest accelerating production car and it’s about to get even quicker.
Tesla have just announced that due to over-the-air software updates, which will be coming next month, this Tesla model will have a speed boost of 0.1 seconds while going from 0-60 mph! Read the rest of this entry