General Motors Ditches Steering Wheel on New Car

Just as 1908 marked the end of the horse and buggy era with the introduction of the Ford Model T, 2018 may well be remembered as the end of the automotive era, as General Motors begins mass-production of a driverless car without steering wheels or pedals. General Motors announced its self-driving Cruise AV—a modified electric Chevrolet… Please follow and like us:

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Ford sued in federal court over claims of diesel emissions cheating

DETROIT — Another lawsuit over diesel emissions was filed Wednesday in federal court in Detroit. This case, filed by a group of Ford F-250 and F-350 Super Duty owners, alleges Ford cheated on emission tests of the diesel engines because they pollute much more than the tests certify. The suit, which seeks class-action status, adds Ford… Please follow and like us:

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Pickups, SUVs and crossovers dominated strong auto sales in 2017

Robot vehicles might rip apart the business model of the car industry in the coming years, but for now, automakers are still selling lots of cars and light trucks. U.S. sales for 2017 are expected to come in at 17.2 million vehicles, to be adjusted slightly up or down this week as more companies report their… Please follow and like us:

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Consumer Reports: Buick top 10 most reliable; Ford and Fiat Chrysler improve

DETROIT — When it comes to reliability, Ford and Fiat Chrysler have improved their performance ratings among drivers while General Motors has slipped. Still, GM’s Buick is the only U.S. brand to make Consumer Reports’ latest top 10 list of most reliable brands. The new Chevrolet Bolt electric car was GM’s most reliable model, scoring “above… Please follow and like us:

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Tesla’s Model 3 rolls down the red carpet as new details revealed

FREMONT, Calif. — The Tesla Model 3 — fast, electric and available in the dreams and budgets of more common car owners — left the Fremont factory lot for the California streets Friday evening. CEO Elon Musk drove on stage in a red Model 3 and handed over 30 new electric vehicles to employees at a… Please follow and like us:

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Tesla Model 3 To Roll Off Production Line 2 Weeks Early: Elon Musk

The first Tesla Model 3 car will roll off the production line this week, Tesla CEO Elon Musk announced on Twitter. Elon also announced that the first 30 customers of Model 3 will receive their new cars on July 28 at a handover party. While the company is scaling up its Model 3 production, according to… Please follow and like us:

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Apple May Spend Cash Pile On Buying Tesla: Report

In its recently released financial results, iPhone maker Apple revealed it is sitting on a massive $250 billion of cash reserves. And while social media was abuzz with what all that amount of money could hypothetically buy or finance, some analysts took a more realistic approach. According to Citibank analyst Jim Suva, the company will likely… Please follow and like us:

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Wall Street Is Not Impressed With Tesla’s Incredibly Weird Business Model

Analysts are growing increasingly pessimistic about Tesla’s outlook, according to an analysis by Bloomberg. A disturbingly high number of analysts do not expect the electric company’s value to increase over time. More than 14 analysts expect Tesla’s valuation to fall $48 below its current stock price, the outlets report noted. Bloomberg’s report suggests analysts are expressing… Please follow and like us:

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