Opinions about diesel vehicles vary, but one big advantage they offer is enhanced fuel economy over their fuel equivalents. Such holds true for the diesel-powered version of the Chevrolet Equinox, which attains a 32 mpg rating in combined city and highway fuel economy, as per estimates from the EPA. The most fuel effective gas-powered Equinox
Fiat Chrysler is joining an alliance led by BMW for making self-driving cars, heightening a race by automakers and technology firms to establish “robotaxis” which can be contacted through smartphone and paid for by the minute. The industry for such self-driving taxis could be valued at $2 trillion by 2030, inning accordance with experts McKinsey,
Given the rise of EV startups across the world. We got to know about Emflux Motors, based in Bengaluru, India, which has caught our attention. Emflux Motors is a unique start-up working towards dual goals of producing India’s first Electric SuperSport Motorcycle and developing all the technologies in-house to bring down the time and expense
Deutsche Post stated it would think about widening an electric van alliance with U.S. automaker Ford Motor after collaborating to put zero-emissions delivery vans on the road. Germany, the primary market for the automobiles, is clamping down on harmful diesel fumes, and revealed a 500 million euro ($587 million) fund this month to assist municipalities
The international push among automakers to make ever lighter vehicles is leading some vehicle providers in Japan to rely on exactly what seems a not likely alternative to steel: wood. Japanese researchers and car part makers say a product made from wood pulp weighs simply one fifth of steel and can be 5 times more
Unless you drive a relatively new model that came with quality speakers as part of its features, it’s likely that your car needs a serious overhaul in the sound department. Whether your car’s speakers have started to wear down due to age, or they just weren’t that great from the start, it’s time to consider
U.S. automobile security advocacy group Center for Auto Safety has selected an individual with a track record in federal government customer protection firms as its new executive director, the industry body stated on Tuesday. Jason Levine has spent six years at the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission during the administration of former president Barack Obama.
The Trump administration has set a clash with the automobile industry as it introduces renegotiations of the 23-year-old NAFTA trade pact soon, intending to diminish a growing trade deficit with Mexico and tighten up the rules of origin for automobiles and parts. More than any other market, autos have been the focus of U.S. President
Chancellor Angela Merkel began her re-election campaign on Saturday by targeting German auto executives, pushing them to innovate to protect jobs, and gain back trust lost by a diesel emissions scandal. Merkel is far ahead of her competitors in opinion polls but, cautious of complacency setting in amongst her voters, she is looking forward to
Before Tesla’s electrical semi-truck reveal, the company has been in talks with Nevada to test latest autonomous technology that it refers as “platooning.” This is according to an e-mail exchange in between the automaker and the Nevada Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV). Furthermore, as per a California DMV spokesperson, Tesla consulted with California authorities on
The 2018 Ford F-150 provides updated engines for the brand-new model year, and now we understand just how efficient they are. Fuel economy has enhanced on F-150s geared up with the base engine, the 2.7-liter EcoBoost V-6, and the 5.0-liter V-8. The enhancements are available in part because of standard auto stop/start technology and a
Bond investors on Friday provided a $1.8 billion boost to Tesla’s balance sheet by getting the automaker’s first foray into the U.S. junk bond market, where investors have raced to secure reasonably higher returns. Those robust returns, although have diminished as a strong reservoir of money prepared to deploy in the riskiest areas of the
Toyota Motor, chipmaker Intel Corp and other technology and automobile companies are establishing a consortium to create an environment for big data used in connected automobiles, the Japanese automaker stated. Swiss telecom devices maker Ericsson, Japanese auto parts maker Denso and telecoms firm NTT DoCoMo are likewise part of the group, called the Automotive Edge
Ford Motor’s department in Germany stated that its automobiles and engines, consisting of its newest diesel motors, adhere to present emissions rules. Ford is not using unlawful devices to cheat on emissions tests, the automaker’s German department stated by e-mail, according to Reuters. Germany’s WirtschaftsWoche magazine reported recently that the U.S. automaker’s mid-sized Mondeo model
Cooperation talks between Volkswagen Group and Tata Motors about joint development of a vehicle for emerging countries have ended amicably, the companies stated. The collapse of the talks is another blow to the German automaker efforts to develop a low-cost vehicle platform for Asian countries, after a past alliance with Suzuki Motor likewise fell apart.