Hyundai Recalls 82,000 Battery-Electric Vehicles Globally

Hyundai Recalls 82,000 Battery-Electric Vehicles Globally

(This story has been updated with new information.) Just days after it showed the world its all-electric Ioniq brand, Hyundai announced it’s recalling 82,000 electric vehicles around the world with batteries that have caught on fire. The South Korean automaker says...
Hasta la Vista, Golf

Hasta la Vista, Golf

At about 2:30 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 25, a red GTI rolled out of the “Segmento Poniente” assembly line at the VW de México plant in the city of Puebla. This particular unit came equipped with the DSG dual clutch transmission. It was unique – the very last VW Golf made...
Land Rover Embellishing 2022 V8 Defender Portfolio

Land Rover Embellishing 2022 V8 Defender Portfolio

Starting next summer, Land Rover is bringing on new versions of the Defender V8 for the 2022 model year as part of an enhanced Defender 90 and 110 line-up. Earlier this month, Jaguar Land Rover Chief Executive Thierry Bollore said the company’s new “Reimagine”...
EV Maker Fisker Pokes Tesla During Earnings Call

EV Maker Fisker Pokes Tesla During Earnings Call

Recently Lucid Motors became the latest nascent EV maker to get the title of “Tesla’s biggest challenger,” however, Henrik Fisker wants to make it battery electric Battle Royale. Fisker, founder and chief of Fisker Inc., attempted to stake a claim for the title by...
A Week With: 2021 Buick Envision Essence

A Week With: 2021 Buick Envision Essence

Having a huge contingent of female buyers, Buick hopes to capture more of them by bookending the compact crossover segment with the newly introduced Buick Encore GX at the low end, and the redesigned Buick Envision on the upper end, according to Robert Peterson, Buick...
Flying Taxi Company Joby Listing on NYSE

Flying Taxi Company Joby Listing on NYSE

Joby Aviation, which plans to make electric flying taxis a reality, is the latest to use a SPAC to secure a listing on the New York Stock Exchange. Reinvent Technology Partners, a special purpose acquisition company, is preparing the NYSE listing for Joby. The Santa...
Ford Expands Explorer Offerings with New King Ranch

Ford Expands Explorer Offerings with New King Ranch

Thanks to the introduction of the all-new Ford Explorer King Ranch edition today, one of the industry’s most competitive segments — midsize SUVs — market just got a little testier. Ford basically created the segment with the introduction of the Explorer nearly three...
Ford Explores Post-COVID Changes to Transportation

Ford Explores Post-COVID Changes to Transportation

Feeling stressed out by the pandemic? You’re certainly not alone. New research by Ford Motor Co. finds 64% of Americans under more stress than a year ago. “We found that adapting to the pandemic isn’t easy,” said Ford’s in-house “futurist,” Sheryl Connelly,...

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