Month: October 2020

Tesla said Friday it delivered 139,300 vehicles in the third quarter, and produced 145,036 vehicles. As of Wednesday, analysts expected Tesla to report deliveries of 137,000 vehicles over the last three months, according to a consensus of analysts surveyed by FactSet. Their estimates ranged from 123,000 at the low end to 147,000 at the high
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Hyundai announced that ii s launching, in partnership with Digital Charging Solutions (DCS), a pan-European public charging service named Charge myHyundai. The idea is to offer comprehensive access to charging points of various networks under a single account, through a single app or RFID card, at attractive pricing. Most of the brands are introducing such a
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When it comes to the emerging electric vehicle market, “range anxiety” is evolving into “charger anxiety.” Most EVs now being pumped into the future product pipeline have hundreds of miles of rated range, more than enough for daily driving. But extended or extensive use demands ample and widespread availability of charging. Research firm Guidehouse Insights
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What kind of car is the 2021 Nissan GT-R? What does it compare to? The 2021 Nissan GT-R is a high-performance sports car that competes with the likes of the Chevrolet Corvette, Porsche 911, Audi R8, and Acura NSX. It debuted in the U.S. in 2009 and has been updated several times since (with numerous
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As more and more C8 Chevrolet Corvette Stingrays reach the hands of customers, an increasing number of them are being crashed and ending up at salvage yards for auction. While searching through Copart, we came across no less than five damaged or completely destroyed Corvettes that are heading up to auction soon. While a couple
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In one of the most unusual used-vehicle selling years ever, dealers often have had to switch up the way they get inventory and — in some cases — throw out their valuation playbook altogether. Used-vehicle sales were set for another strong year, but just a few months into 2020, the market was unexpectedly sent spiraling
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A strike deadline in negotiations between Fiat Chrysler Automobiles and Unifor has been set for Oct. 14 at 11:59 p.m. EDT, according to union chief Jerry Dias. The negotiations cover FCA’s Brampton and Windsor assembly plants in Ontario, which typically combine to build more than 500,000 vehicles annually, as well as a casting plant in
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A European vehicle safety authority gave “very good” marks to Audi, BMW and Mercedes for their driver assistance systems, and gave Tesla’s system, known as Autopilot, a “moderate” grade in a new report out Thursday. The ratings from the European New Car Assessment Programme (Euro NCAP) — a counterpart to the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
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Tesla Inc. delivered a record number of vehicles worldwide in the third quarter, smashing analysts’ estimates and maintaining its dominance in electric-vehicle sales. The Palo Alto, Calif.-based automaker delivered 139,300 vehicles, eclipsing its prior all-time high of 112,000 in the fourth quarter of 2019 and above the 129,950 projected by analysts surveyed by Bloomberg. Shares
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Lamborghini Squadra Corse has provided a first look at its next one-off creation, an Aventador-based speedster similar to 2012’s much-loved Aventador J. Lamborghini Squadra Corse is the official motorsport division of Lamborghini, though in recent years it’s been testing the waters with one-off creations developed using lessons learned from racing. The first was 2018’s SC18
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What kind of vehicle is the 2021 Chevrolet Silverado 1500? What does it compare to? The 2021 Chevy Silverado is a full-size pickup truck that can be configured in enough ways to impress an algorithm. It seats six, comes in eight trim levels, seven powertrains, three cab sizes, three bed sizes and too many standard
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Semi-autonomous driving technology has come a long way, but it’s far from perfect and still requires human intervention. Unfortunately, Tesla owners haven’t gotten the message as some apparently believe Autopilot is infallible and fully autonomous vehicles exist. They’re wrong on both counts and numerous fatalities should have made that abundantly clear. However, that didn’t stop
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Ford Motor Co. added a new configuration option for the upcoming Bronco SUV last week after an outcry from enthusiasts. Ford said it would allow Bronco buyers to get a seven-speed manual gearbox in combination with the off-road Sasquatch package that includes 35-inch tires and a high-clearance suspension. It previously said the Sasquatch package, which
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