Month: January 2021

Mercedes-Benz is looking to its least expensive electric vehicle, the EQA, to help slow the Tesla juggernaut. The baby crossover, which goes on sale in Europe this spring, will start at €47,541($57,562) in Germany, before incentives. The EQA is being considered for the U.S., Mercedes-Benz USA sales chief Adam Chamberlain told Automotive News last week.
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What kind of car is the 2022 Acura MDX? The 2022 Acura MDX is a three-row crossover SUV that’s sold under Honda’s luxury imprint. It can seat up to eight passengers, offers some of the automaker’s most advanced technology and most luxurious features, and comes with a choice of front- or all-wheel drive. It introduces
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People in the self-driving tech industry have long been fascinated with a psychological thought experiment known as the trolley problem, in which participants must make ethical choices among grim fictional scenarios. Standing beside a lever that could alter the path of a runaway trolley, should you let it continue unabated and run over five people
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Ford Motor Co.’s multimobility subsidiary, Spin, and software company Tortoise announced a partnership Wednesday to launch e-scooters with remote operation, improved safety and repositioning technologies. The e-scooter is called the Spin S-200. After a rider takes a trip, a remote operations team can reposition the scooter to move it out of the way of pedestrians
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An International truck is parked in front of a Navistar facility on April 17, 2019 in Melrose Park, Illinois. Scott Olson | Getty Images DETROIT ’ General Motors will supply Navistar International with fuel-cell electric vehicle technology for a new semitruck, adding to the automaker’s growing tie-ups in the emerging market. The companies are billing
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LONDON — Jaguar Land Rover appointed creative boss Gerry McGovern to the board of management Wednesday to help redefine the Jaguar brand as the UK automaker reviews its strategy under new CEO Thierry Bollore. Bollore took over the company in September and faces a number of challenges including electrification, managing underutilization of its plants, handling
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What kind of car is the 2021 Porsche 718? What does it compare to? The Porsche 718 is a rear-wheel-drive, two-seat sports car offered in Cayman coupe and Boxster roadster body styles.  The 718 competes against rivals like the Chevrolet Corvette, Audi TT, BMW Z4 and Toyota Supra cousins, and the Nissan 370Z. Review continues
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As vehicles become more complex, chock-full of technologies from multimedia functions to driver assistance to body electronics, they require more software-intensive electronic systems. Bosch’s new Cross-Domain Computing Solutions division was created to bridge its software and electronics expertise to address the expanding functions. The unit draws together “user design experience with a market focus,” said
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