Month: September 2019

Elon Musk’s ballyhooing about Tesla Inc. possibly setting another vehicle-deliveries record may have diverted attention from the potential for a less-flattering trend: falling revenue. Analysts at Credit Suisse and RBC Capital Markets are among those predicting Tesla will post lower revenue for the third quarter than a year ago. If there is indeed a decline,
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We find out that fitting a set of R-compound rubber onto a Corvette Z06 is a good way to end up in an argument with the laws of physics. Read the full story here: http://www.motortrend.com/roadtests/coupes/1107_2012_chevrolet_corvette_z06_centennial_edition_test/ Shot by: Jim Gleason, Gordon Green, Duane Sempson, Corey Denomy Edited by: Duane Sempson
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Jaguar Land Rover said it took inspiration from technology companies for its new research and development center. “We are now an IT company. We have to go away from the old ways of doing things,” CEO Ralf Speth said at the opening of the center in Gaydon, central England, on Thursday. Speth said the company
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LOS ANGELES — Acura is highlighting its history of producing memorable sports cars for the road and the track with a marketing campaign that will show up across social media channels and broadcast TV, including high-profile NFL games. The ad push begins Monday with a 30-second video featuring iconic vehicles from the past such as
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Our review of the 2020 Jeep Renegade is coming soon. You can get a quick quote for a 2019 Jeep Renegade if you’re interested in purchasing one. Sign up for Email Updates Get updates about the 2020 Jeep Renegade emailed to you I agree to receive emails from this site. I can withdraw my consent
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Tesla likes to shock and awe with boundary-pushing self-driving features, and the “Smart Summon” capability included in the automaker’s latest software update for customer cars seems designed to blow people away. Well, hopefully not literally, given how the feature enables owners with Model 3, Model S, and Model X vehicles equipped with Tesla’s semi-autonomous AutoPilot
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ATLANTA — Rivian, the electric- truck startup that keeps attracting support from the industry establishment, is looking to offer a subscription service as part of its factory-direct retail model when it launches next year, its CEO said here last week. Subscriptions have emerged as a new model in the luxury sector to give customers access
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By Simon Alvarez Posted on September 29, 2019 American electric car maker Tesla was treated to a free, high-profile advertising slot in Norway, with The Farm, a popular, long-running reality TV series, using several of the company’s electric cars to transport their contestants. The vehicles made their appearance earlier this week during the premiere of
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It’s back! The World’s Greatest Drag Race returns with 10 of the world’s best supercars and sports cars facing off in an epic quarter-mile sprint for glory… and ultimate bragging rights! This year’s field includes all 10 contenders from Motor Trend’s 2014 Best Driver’s Car Powered by Mobil 1 (https://www.youtube.com/user/OfficialMobil1). We have the Alfa Romeo
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The 2020 Dodge Grand Caravan may appeal to drivers who want a new van at a low price,but its sticker and its utility are overshadowed by low safety scores. The 2020 Dodge Grand Caravan is the oldest minivan for sale today. New back in the last decade, it’s been surpassed by minivans from other brands—most
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DETROIT — The contract offer that General Motors made public just before the UAW went on strike effectively set the minimum for what workers expect from the automaker. But the longer the strike has dragged on, the more expectations have grown. Getting contracts ratified already looked like a bigger challenge than usual going into this
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The first-ever customer delivery of a fully electric MG has taken place at Bushey Heath Garage, Bushey, Hertfordshire, where Richard Jackson received the keys to his new ZS EV Exclusive in Dynamic Red. The milestone handover also marks the start of customer deliveries for ZS EV across MG’s 100-strong dealer network. Positioned as the first
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The masterminds at Koenigsegg have once again demonstrated the ferocious capabilities of their carbon-fiber hypercars, sending a Regera from zero to 400 kph (249 mph) and back to zero in record time. See all 44 photos First, some background. The Bugatti Chiron—commonly considered something of a fast car—was once measured to accelerate to 400 in
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The UN-supported IPCC releases a somber report about the state of our oceans. Why do so many adults find teenage activist Greta Thunberg a threat? The Covering Climate Now media project wrapped up, with some outstanding work. Philadelphia airport may have a big problem with rising waters in the near future. Florida is holding an
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After much speculation, the 2nd generation Toyota 86 and Subaru BRZ are now officially confirmed. Toyota and Subaru made a joint announcement today outlining the continuation of their partnership, which sees both brands collaborating on new products including a number of all-wheel-drive-equipped models and a range of electrified vehicles. As part of the alliance’s growth,
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Tesla has had its hands full for the past few years ramping up production of the Model 3 sedan. Now the automaker wants to continue building its lineup with additions in several popular segments. After production of the Model Y crossover and Roadster sports car is scheduled to begin next year, the automaker says it
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