Month: May 2021

The electric F-150 seemed to be everywhere last week, even before Ford Motor Co. formally introduced it. President Joe Biden did hot laps on a test track in front of the White House press corps, Rachel Maddow spent a large portion of her cable TV show discussing the pickup, and on “The Tonight Show,” Jimmy
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What kind of vehicle is the 2022 Hyundai Ioniq 5? What does it compare to? The 2022 Hyundai Ioniq 5 is an electric compact crossover that spearheads Hyundai’s Ioniq electric vehicle series. Like the Hyundai Kona EV, the Ioniq 5 will be limited to select zero-emission vehicle states on the coasts plus Texas, Florida, Illinois, Georgia,
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Update: This post was updated on April 23, 2021, to include updated prices for the Tesla Model 3 sedan and Model Y SUV. Everyone knows they’re not cheap, but exactly how much does a Tesla cost? There’s a huge difference in price between the cheapest Tesla and the most expensive Tesla. The EV lineup works
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Range, velocity and azimuth — or horizontal angle — have long been the key dimensions that radar systems use to perceive a vehicle’s surroundings. But with 4D radar, another dimension has been added: elevation. It’s growing in popularity as suppliers and companies developing these sensors have found that increasing radar range and resolution, and using
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It’s a Compact Luxury SUV-Eat-Compact Luxury SUV World The entry-level GV70 will start at $42,045, making it much cheaper than the equivalent BMW X3, whose starting price is $43,995. While undercutting BMW, the GV70 comes with a 2.5-liter turbocharged I-4 that makes 300 hp and 311 lb-ft of torque—more horsepower than the four-cylinder X3 has—along with
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U.S. Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo said a proposed $52 billion boost in government funding for semiconductor production and research could result in seven to 10 new U.S. factories. Raimondo said she anticipated the government funding would generate “$150 billion-plus” in investment in chip production and research – including contributions from state and federal governments and
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Two major auto suppliers are combining their expertise in automotive and aerospace and taking their technology development to new heights. Denso Corp. and Honeywell on Monday said they are working to develop electric propulsion for aircraft. The suppliers will first focus on air taxis and delivery vehicles. The companies plan to deliver flight test configurations
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Six of the U.S. market’s major automakers continue to operate in two tiers of supplier relations, according to the annual North American Automotive OEM-Supplier Working Relations Index Study by Plante Moran. Despite a year of supply chain troubles from pandemic shutdowns and microchip shortages, Toyota, Honda and General Motors each saw higher grades for their
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YOKOHAMA — Nissan will standardize and share electric-vehicle components with alliance partner Renault, the Japanese automaker’s Chief Operating Officer Ashwani Gupta said, describing electrification as the partnership’s new linchpin. The Franco-Japanese alliance, which also includes junior member Mitsubishi Motors, was strained in the aftermath of the arrest and ouster of former Chairman Carlos Ghosn. Since
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