Cars

UPS Tests Tiny battery-Powered Cycles in Congested Cities

UPS Tests Tiny battery-Powered Cycles in Congested Cities

AUTO NEWS | By Julie Walker and Ted Schaffrey | Jun 15, 2022

The sleek four-wheeled carts look familiar enough, but not even UPS knows precisely how to describe what could be the delivery giant's latest way to get packages to your door.

Automakers Ask Congress to Lift Electric Vehicle Tax Cap

Automakers Ask Congress to Lift Electric Vehicle Tax Cap

AUTO NEWS | Jun 14, 2022

Major automakers are asking Congress to lift the cap on how many people can receive tax credits for buying a hybrid or fully electric vehicle.

High Prices, Low Inventory, a New Norm for Car Shoppers

High Prices, Low Inventory, a New Norm for Car Shoppers

AUTO NEWS | By Ronald Montoya, Edmunds | Jun 11, 2022

COVID-related supply issues; high gas prices; it's enough to make people throw their hands up. Here are a few issues you need to know about the current car-buying climate, plus tips on best managing them.

Teslas with Autopilot a Step Closer to Recall after Wrecks

Teslas with Autopilot a Step Closer to Recall after Wrecks

AUTO NEWS | By Tom Krisher | Jun 9, 2022

Teslas with partially automated driving systems are a step closer to being recalled after the U.S. elevated its investigation into a series of collisions.

Feds: Goodyear Knew of Defective RV Tires as Early as 2002

Feds: Goodyear Knew of Defective RV Tires as Early as 2002

AUTO NEWS | By Tom Krisher | Jun 8, 2022

Federal investigators say Goodyear knew that some of its recreational vehicle tires could fail and cause severe crashes, yet it didn't recall them for as many as 20 years.

Edmunds: 2022 Hyundai Ioniq 5 vs. 2022 Kia EV6

Edmunds: 2022 Hyundai Ioniq 5 vs. 2022 Kia EV6

AUTO NEWS | By Miles Branman, Edmunds | Jun 4, 2022

The all-electric small SUV segment has exploded with options. Two of the most promising new models come from sister brands Hyundai and Kia.

U.S. Has over 750 Complaints that Teslas Brake for no Reason

U.S. Has over 750 Complaints that Teslas Brake for no Reason

AUTO NEWS | By Tom Krisher | Jun 4, 2022

More than 750 Tesla owners have complained to U.S. safety regulators that cars operating on its partially automated driving systems have suddenly stopped on roadways for no apparent reason.

California Regulators Approve State's 1st Robotic Taxi Fleet

California Regulators Approve State's 1st Robotic Taxi Fleet

AUTO NEWS | By Michael Liedtke | Jun 3, 2022

California regulators on Thursday gave a robotic taxi service the green light to begin charging passengers for driverless rides in San Francisco.

Edmunds Compares Jeep Grand Wagoneer and Cadillac Escalade

Edmunds Compares Jeep Grand Wagoneer and Cadillac Escalade

AUTO NEWS | By Michael Cantu, Edmunds | May 28, 2022

The Grand Wagoneer stands as Jeep's most expensive and luxurious model. But there's another American SUV that plies these same gilded halls: The Cadillac Escalade. Which will win?

Lawsuit Accuses 3 Automakers and Parts Maker in Air Bag Case

Lawsuit Accuses 3 Automakers and Parts Maker in Air Bag Case

AUTO NEWS | By Tom Krisher | May 26, 2022

A class action lawsuit is accusing three automakers and a parts manufacturer of knowingly selling vehicles containing air bag inflators that are at risk of exploding.

Hyundai Recalls 239,000 Cars for Exploding Seat Belt Parts

Hyundai Recalls 239,000 Cars for Exploding Seat Belt Parts

AUTO NEWS | May 25, 2022

Hyundai is recalling 239,000 cars in the U.S. because the seat belt pretensioners can explode and injure vehicle occupants. Three injuries have been reported, two in the U.S. and one in Singapore.

What to Know Before Getting Your Car Wrapped

What to Know Before Getting Your Car Wrapped

AUTO NEWS | By Ronald Montoya, Edmunds | May 21, 2022

Wrapping a vehicle in vinyl to alter its look was once the domain of show cars, luxury and exotics but has now gone mainstream as part of a growing multibillion-dollar industry.

Driver Must Stand Trial for Deadly Tesla Crash in California

Driver Must Stand Trial for Deadly Tesla Crash in California

AUTO NEWS | May 20, 2022

The driver of a Tesla operating on autopilot must stand trial for a crash that killed two people in a Los Angeles suburb, a judge ruled Thursday.

French Carmaker Renault to Sell Russian Operations to Moscow

French Carmaker Renault to Sell Russian Operations to Moscow

AUTO NEWS | May 18, 2022

Russia will take control of French car manufacturer Renault's operations in the country and resurrect a Soviet-era auto brand, officials said Monday.

New Zealand to Help Pay for Cleaner Cars to Reduce Emissions

New Zealand to Help Pay for Cleaner Cars to Reduce Emissions

AUTO NEWS | By Nick Perry | May 16, 2022

New Zealand's government said Monday it will help pay for lower-income families to scrap their old gas guzzlers and replace them with cleaner hybrid or electric cars.

Edmunds Compares the 2022 Acura MDX to the 2022 Audi Q7

Edmunds Compares the 2022 Acura MDX to the 2022 Audi Q7

AUTO NEWS | By Alex Nishimoto, Edmunds | May 14, 2022

Acura launched its MDX three-row luxury SUV more than 20 years ago, and a redesigned fourth-generation model has arrived — but it has to vie for shoppers' interest against another stalwart, the Audi Q7.

Tesla Recalls 130K Vehicles; Touch Screens Can Go Blank

Tesla Recalls 130K Vehicles; Touch Screens Can Go Blank

AUTO NEWS | May 10, 2022

Tesla is recalling about 130,000 vehicles across its U.S. model lineup because their touch screens can overheat and go blank.

Edmunds: 2022 Honda Passport vs. 2022 Jeep Grand Cherokee

Edmunds: 2022 Honda Passport vs. 2022 Jeep Grand Cherokee

AUTO NEWS | By Miles Branman, Edmunds | May 7, 2022

Small families and empty nesters who want a bit more versatility can enjoy a midsize crossover's cabin volume without the need to stow or store unused seats.

Georgia Sets $1.5B in Aid for Electric Vehicle Maker Rivian

Georgia Sets $1.5B in Aid for Electric Vehicle Maker Rivian

AUTO NEWS | By Jeff Amy | May 3, 2022

The state of Georgia and local governments will give Rivian Automotive $1.5 billion of incentives to build a 7,500-job, $5 billion electric vehicle plant east of Atlanta

China Grants First Driverless Taxi Permits to Baidu, Pony.ai

China Grants First Driverless Taxi Permits to Baidu, Pony.ai

AUTO NEWS | May 1, 2022

China has granted Chinese internet services company Baidu and a rival autonomous car company, Pony.ai, permits to provide driverless ride-hailing services to the public in Beijing

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