Lotus launches “Evija” the first British full-electric hypercar

Lotus under the ownership of Geely have finally launched their first full-electric zero emission hypercar. Evija ( pronounced ‘Evv-eye-ah’ ) means the ‘first in it’s existence’ and rightly so. The 2000hp two-seater is not meant for the mass population.The sheer price tag of 1.5 million pounds ( plus local taxes) proves that. Lotus is producing […]

Major court decision against Daimler/Mercedes in diesel emissions case

Mercedes Benz Concept, Shanghai Motor Show

Judge Jose L. Linares in the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey today denied motions to dismiss filed by defendants Daimler, Mercedes-Benz, and Bosch in In Re Mercedes-Benz Emissions Litigation. The following is a statement from James E. Cecchi of Carella, Byrne, Cecchi, Olstein, Brody & Agnello, P.C. and Steve W. Berman of […]

Fiat Chrysler gets U.S. approval to sell new Ram pickup

2013 Ram 2500 3500

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV stated on Tuesday it has got approval from U.S. regulators to sell its new 2019 Ram 3500 pickup truck after the automaker had raised concerns a prolonged government shutdown could postpone the new heavy duty vehicle. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) granted certification for the gasoline and diesel-powered versions of the […]

Volkswagen to reduce staff in Slovakia for first time in a decade

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Volkswagen’s business in Slovakia, the nation’s biggest car plant and largest private sector employer, prepares to reduce staff this year for the first time since the 2009 global slump as part of a performance drive. The business will return some 500 employees it had borrowed from the Hungarian unit of premium brand Audi in 2016, […]

Musk tweets Tesla to end customer referral plan due to expenses

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Tesla Inc’s customer referral incentive plan is going to end on February 1, the electric automaker’s CEO Elon Musk tweeted on Thursday, citing costs. Musk tweet here that the referral program is ending as “it’s adding too much cost to the cars, especially Model 3”. Musk in the past few months has been pushing for cost-cutting plans […]