Month: December 2021

MADRID — Spanish authorities have selected local automotive group QEV Technologies as lead candidate to take over Nissan’s main plant in Barcelona after Chinese carmaker Great Wall Motor withdrew its interest, Nissan said. Catalonia-based engineering group QEV plans to turn the facility into a hub for electric vehicles, including participation from Swedish producers Inzile and
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Ola’s CEO Bhavish Aggarwal took to Twitter this morning to announce that the company has now dispatched all of the electric scooters that have been reserved. But many customers disagreed, quickly calling out the CEO. Ola’s high-power and high-speed electric scooters have made a splash around the world as some of the first affordable high-performance
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What kind of vehicle is the 2022 Nissan Titan? What does it compare to? The 2022 Nissan Titan is a full-size pickup truck that does battle with some of the most popular vehicles on the road today: the Ford F-Series, the Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra, and the Ram 1500 pickup.  Is the 2022 Nissan
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What kind of vehicle is the 2022 Mercedes-Benz GLS-Class? What does it compare to? The 2022 Mercedes-Benz GLS-Class is a high-end SUV with three rows of seats. In GLS450 configuration, it squares off against the Audi Q7 and BMW X7.  [embedded content] Is the 2022 Mercedes-Benz GLS-Class a good car/SUV? Review continues below Few cars
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Mercedes-Benz removed a video advertisement from a Chinese social media website, state media said, after the clip got swept up in a charged national debate over depictions of Asian-looking features by foreign companies. The video was posted on Mercedes-Benz’s official Weibo account on Saturday and later removed due to public backlash, the Communist Party’s Global
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Ola’s S1 and S1 Pro electric scooters were supposed to revolutionize the electric scooter industry. But now many of the first owners to receive their new scooters are sharing worrying details about quality concerns. Ola’s electric scooters were unveiled with an industry-shaking combination of low cost and high performance. The scooters are capable of speeds
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Rivian Automotive Inc. is delaying deliveries of electric pickup truck and SUVs equipped with Max battery packs to 2023, CEO RJ Scaringe said in a letter to customers on Tuesday. Scaringe said the majority of Rivian’s roughly 71,000 preorders for the R1T pickup truck and R1S SUV in the United States and Canada were for
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Geely Holding said its premium electric mobility brand, Zeekr, will make electric vehicles for Waymo, Alphabet Inc.’s self-driving unit, to be deployed as fully autonomous ride-hailing vehicles across the United States. The vehicles will be designed and developed at Zeekr’s facility in Sweden, and later integrated with Waymo’s self-driving technology, Geely said on Tuesday. Waymo
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General Motors has filed trademark applications for the Buick Electra name in the U.S. and Canada. First spotted by a Rivian Owners Forum user, the Canadian trademark application covers “motor land vehicles, namely, automobiles.” We found the same language in a second application filed with the United States Patent and Trademark Office. The Electra nameplate
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German executive Michael Lohscheller is stepping down as CEO of VinFast Global, the automotive arm of Vietnamese conglomerate Vingroup. Lohscheller will leave the position and return to Europe due to personal reasons, Vingroup said in a statement on Monday. Lohscheller quit his job as CEO of the Stellantis brand Opel in July to lead VinFast’s
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The Tesla Cybertruck, unveiled in concept form two years ago, is not yet available for sale but its crazy angular design has inspired many different products including Tesla’s own Cyberquad for Kids and Cyberwhistle. With winter already here and snow starting to cover a lot of states, independent company Spyker Workshop presented the CyberKAT, a remote-controlled
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