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Italian EV Startup Takes on U.S., Chinese Rivals with Design

Italian EV Startup Takes on U.S., Chinese Rivals with Design

AUTO NEWS | By Colleen Barry | Nov 9, 2022

Elon Musk's Tesla paved the way nearly two decades ago. Now, the global transition to fully electric vehicles is littered with startups.

California Settles with Firm in Volkswagen Emissions Scandal

California Settles with Firm in Volkswagen Emissions Scandal

AUTO NEWS | By Don Thompson | Nov 8, 2022

California on Monday settled a lawsuit against a German company stemming from the emissions scandal that tarred Volkswagen in 2015 and Fiat Chrysler two years later.

Edmunds Compares: Volkswagen Arteon vs Kia Stinger

Edmunds Compares: Volkswagen Arteon vs Kia Stinger

AUTO NEWS | By Michael Cantu, Edmunds | Nov 5, 2022

What if you also want a midsize sedan to be stylish and engaging to drive while also still being practical? Consider the Volkswagen Arteon and Kia Stinger.

Stellantis: Park Older Models Due to 3 Takata Air Bag Deaths

Stellantis: Park Older Models Due to 3 Takata Air Bag Deaths

AUTO NEWS | By Tom Krisher | Nov 4, 2022

Stellantis and the U.S. government on Thursday warned owners of 276,000 older vehicles to stop driving them after Takata air bags apparently exploded in three more vehicles, killing the drivers.

Edmunds: Ford Lightning vs Rivian R1T

Edmunds: Ford Lightning vs Rivian R1T

AUTO NEWS | By Miles Branman, Edmunds | Oct 29, 2022

The R1T has attracted both conventional truck shoppers and early adopters. Ford's all-electric F-150 Lightning achieves competitive range and power. Which truck is the better buy?

Auto Prices Finally Begin to Creep Down from Inflated Highs

Auto Prices Finally Begin to Creep Down from Inflated Highs

AUTO NEWS | By Tom Krisher | Oct 28, 2022

The high prices are yielding substantial profits for most automakers despite sluggish sales. Still, many vehicles are becoming slightly more affordable.

Ford Disbands Argo AI Autonomous Vehicle Unit, Posts Loss

Ford Disbands Argo AI Autonomous Vehicle Unit, Posts Loss

AUTO NEWS | By Tom Krisher | Oct 27, 2022

Ford said Wednesday that it is disbanding Argo AI, an autonomous vehicle company that it co-owns with Volkswagen.

Hyundai Breaks Ground on $5.5B Electric Car Plant in Georgia

Hyundai Breaks Ground on $5.5B Electric Car Plant in Georgia

AUTO NEWS | By Russ Bynum | Oct 26, 2022

A robotic dog delivered a champagne toast as Hyundai Motor Group broke ground Tuesday on its first U.S. plant dedicated to making electric cars.

Renters Face Charging Dilemma as U.S. Cities Move Toward EVs

Renters Face Charging Dilemma as U.S. Cities Move Toward EVs

AUTO NEWS | By Gillian Flaccus | Oct 25, 2022

The great transition to electric vehicles is underway for single-family homeowners who can charge their cars at home, but for millions of renters, access to charging remains a significant barrier.

Edmunds: 2023 Acura Integra vs. 2023 Mazda 3 Turbo Hatch

Edmunds: 2023 Acura Integra vs. 2023 Mazda 3 Turbo Hatch

AUTO NEWS | By Kristin Shaw, Edmunds | Oct 22, 2022

Both the Acura Integra and the Mazda 3 hatchback promise driving fun at a somewhat reasonable price. Which one does it better? Edmunds compared them to find out.

11 More Crash Deaths are Linked to Automated-tech Vehicles

11 More Crash Deaths are Linked to Automated-tech Vehicles

AUTO NEWS | By Tom Krisher | Oct 19, 2022

Eleven people were killed in U.S. crashes involving vehicles that were using automated driving systems during a four-month period earlier this year, according to newly released government data.

Smartphone Maker Foxconn Unveils EV for Taiwan Brand Yulon

Smartphone Maker Foxconn Unveils EV for Taiwan Brand Yulon

AUTO NEWS | Oct 19, 2022

The company that assembles smartphones for Apple Inc. and other global brands unveiled an electric SUV on Tuesday that will be produced for a Taiwanese automaker under a similar contract model.

Electric Vehicles Take Center Stage at Pared-back Paris Show

Electric Vehicles Take Center Stage at Pared-back Paris Show

AUTO SHOWS | By David McHugh | Oct 18, 2022

The electric-as-routine approach is on display this week at a slimmed down Paris auto show as carmakers show off models aimed at fulfilling Europe's promises to phase out internal combustion cars.

Tax the Rich for More EVs? California Democrats Split

Tax the Rich for More EVs? California Democrats Split

AUTO NEWS | By Kathleen Ronayne | Oct 17, 2022

A California ballot measure that would tax the rich to help put more electric cars on the road has one notable opponent: Gov. Gavin Newsom.

Edmunds Compares the Genesis GV60 and the Tesla Model Y

Edmunds Compares the Genesis GV60 and the Tesla Model Y

AUTO NEWS | By Michael Cantu, Edmunds | Oct 15, 2022

The Tesla Model Y SUV is the best-selling electric vehicle in the U.S., but a current starting price of $67,190 leaves room for competitors to undercut it. That's what Genesis hopes to do with its all-new GV60.

Japan's Sony, Honda Jointly Making EVs for 2026 U.S. Delivery

Japan's Sony, Honda Jointly Making EVs for 2026 U.S. Delivery

AUTO NEWS | By Yuri Kageyama | Oct 13, 2022

A new electric car company that brings together two big names in Japanese business, Honda and Sony, officially kicked off Thursday, with both sides stressing their common values ,

Honda, LG to Build $3.5B Battery Plant, Hire 2,200 in Ohio

Honda, LG to Build $3.5B Battery Plant, Hire 2,200 in Ohio

AUTO NEWS | By Tom Krisher and Samantha Hendrickson | Oct 12, 2022

Honda says it will build a $3.5 billion joint-venture battery factory in rural southern Ohio and hire 2,200 people to staff it as the company starts to turn the state into its North American electric vehicle hub.

Edmunds Compares: 2022 Lucid Air vs. Tesla Model S

Edmunds Compares: 2022 Lucid Air vs. Tesla Model S

AUTO NEWS | By Alex Nishimoto, Edmunds | Oct 8, 2022

The Tesla Model S has enjoyed a nearly 10-year head start on the premium electric sedan competition, but the gap is beginning to close: There's a newcomer giving the Model S a run for its money.

Rivian Recalling Nearly All its Vehicles over Loose Fastener

Rivian Recalling Nearly All its Vehicles over Loose Fastener

AUTO NEWS | Oct 7, 2022

Electric truck and SUV maker Rivian Automotive is recalling almost all the vehicles it has delivered to customers in order to tighten a loose fastener that could potentially affect drivers' ability to steer.

Biden Pledge to Make Federal Fleet Electric Faces Slow Start

Biden Pledge to Make Federal Fleet Electric Faces Slow Start

AUTO NEWS | By Hope Yen, Matthew Daly, and David Sharp | Oct 3, 2022

Biden last year directed the U.S. government to purchase only American-made, zero-emission passenger cars by 2027 and electric versions of other vehicles by 2035.

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