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Tesla drops annual servicing for 'as needed' repair model
Engadget

Tesla has quietly changed its EV maintenance policy, going from regularly scheduled service to an "as-needed" model, according to its " Car Maintenance " page. Before, it called for "recommended" service every 12 months and 12,500 for the Model S and X, and 2… more…

Researchers may have found a better way to make hydrogen for cars
Engadget

While EVs have come a long way -- even Ford is making electric trucks -- they're still a far cry from perfect. One of the biggest complaints is that the batteries need to be plugged in and recharged, and even when they're charged, they have a limited range. F… more…

Transportation Weekly: Uber’s spending habits, Tesla Model Y, scooters and AVs in Austin
TechCrunch

Welcome back to Transportation Weekly; I’m your host Kirsten Korosec, senior transportation reporter at TechCrunch. We love the reader feedback. Keep it coming. Never heard of TechCrunch’s Transportation Weekly? Catch up by reading the first edition here or c… more…

Fisker unveils plans for $40,000 electric SUV to compete with Tesla Model Y
Mashable

Several years ago, Fisker was considered a viable Tesla competitor — but after problems with its Karma electric luxury sedan, it slipped out of the limelight. But on Monday, the company from iconic car designer Henrik Fisker, announced it was ready to take on… more…

GM to announce $300 million investment in Orion EV/AV plant
Reuters

General Motors Co will announce on Friday plans to invest $300 million in a suburban Detroit plant that builds electric and self-driving vehicles for Chevrolet and the automaker's self-driving Cruise unit, two people familiar with the plans said on Thursday. more…

Tesla's Model Y pulls from the Model 3's playbook (TSLA)
Business Insider

This is an excerpt from a story delivered exclusively to Business Insider Intelligence Transportation & Logistics Briefing subscribers. To receive the full story plus other insights each morning, click here. Last Thursday, Tesla lifted the veil on its much-an… more…

Hyundai, Kia invests USD 300 million in Ola to develop mobility solutions and electric vehicles - CarWale - CarWale
Carwale.com

Hyundai, Kia invests USD 300 million in Ola to develop mobility solutions and electric vehicles - CarWale CarWale Hyundai, Kia invest Rs 2,056 cr in Ola Cabs - For future mobility solutions RushLane Hyundai, Kia To Build India-specific Electric Cars CarDekho … more…

Hyundai, Kia To Build India-specific Electric Cars - CarDekho
Cardekho.com

The carmakers have jointly announced an investment of $300m (over Rs 2066 crore) in Ola Hyundai’s electric car could be a compact hatchback While the electric car will serve as a cab in Ola’s fleet, it won’t be surprising if Hyundai or Kia offer a premium ver… more…

Trump calls on GM to 'bring jobs home' after Ohio plant closing - BNNBloomberg.ca
Bnnbloomberg.ca

Trump calls on GM to 'bring jobs home' after Ohio plant closing BNNBloomberg.ca Trump blasts GM for Ohio plant closure, urges reopening CTV News Far-flung job offers pose tough choices for GM Ohio workers Yahoo Canada Finance President Trump calls for action … more…

Trump Blames a Democratic Union Leader in Ohio GM Plant Closing - BNNBloomberg.ca
Bnnbloomberg.ca

Trump Blames a Democratic Union Leader in Ohio GM Plant Closing BNNBloomberg.ca Trump blasts GM for Ohio plant closure, urges reopening CTV News Far-flung job offers pose tough choices for GM Ohio workers Yahoo Canada Finance President Trump calls for action … more…

Riding Zero's SR electric motorcycle
Popsci.com

Technology Arm-stretching acceleration, and no need to shift. Would the instantaneous 116 foot-pounds of torque from the electric motor on the Zero SR prove to be unmanageable on take-off? more…

Bugatti La Voiture Noire is suspiciously silent leaving Geneva
Autoblog.com

Filed under: Etc., Videos, Geneva Motor Show, Coupe, Performance, Supercars And the brake calipers move with the wheels. Continue reading Bugatti La Voiture Noire is suspiciously silent leaving Geneva Bugatti La Voiture Noire is suspiciously silent leaving Ge… more…

Some pickup trucks perform poorly in recent crash tests
Marketwatch.com

Several pickup trucks sold in the U.S. performed poorly in a passenger-side crash test, with an influential safety group saying the vehicle style as a whole “has a lot of work to do.” more…

The MovinGenius envisions a future where there’s a special world wide web for cars
Yankodesign.com

The MovinGenius envisions a future where there’s a special world wide web for cars In Mohammad Ghezel’s vision of the future, vehicles communicate with each other, with the road and all the traffic elements on it, and even with a... more…

Volkswagen Says It Has No Plans for an Electric Beetle Which Means It Is Either Lying or Being Foolish
Jalopnik.com

As we all know by now, Volkswagen has developed an impressive new modular electric vehicle platform called MEB, and they’re going to be using that to underpin a really interesting variety of cars in the near future. According to Volkswagen CEO Herbert Diess, … more…

Nissan and BMW Prepare For a Rough Year
Jalopnik.com

Nissan slashes sales targets in China, BMW is introducing a savings plan to account for a projected downturn in sales and President Donald Trump is playing out his reelection campaign amid the General Motors-UAW fight in Ohio. All this and more in The Morning… more…

'No One Is Safe' as GM and Ford Cut Jobs and Costs
Jalopnik.com

General Motors’ and Ford’s white-collar workers prepare for the worst even as their employers are profitable, Volvo thinks it can actually make money on this “electrification” thing, President Trump lights up GM and the UAW on a trip to Ohio and much more for… more…

BMW’s future EVs could outlast the competition by 200 miles
Engadget

BMW has said that it wants to build all variants of its cars (hybrid, gas, electric) on the same production lines. So, a 3 Series with an internal combustion engine (ICE) will be built right beside one with a battery pack. It relies on the automaker... more…

Ken Block's Escort Cosworth Motor Blew Up On Rally Debut
Jalopnik.com

Ken Block’s Cossie World Tour is exactly what I would be doing if I were him. He’s a pretty talented rally driver, considering he started so late in life, and he doesn’t want to worry about running a full series, so he’s just doing the events he wants to do i… more…

Porsche Is Being Extremely Careful About Electrifying the 911
Jalopnik.com

Porsche is in a tough spot. The brand has to offer electric vehicles to stay relevant, but at the same time, it’s got to avoid diluting its identity, which is—especially in the case of the Porsche 911—inherently linked to internal combustion engines. I spoke … more…