Month: July 2022

Next.e.GO Mobile, a German maker of compact electric vehicles, is going public through a merger with a blank-check firm to create a company valued at $913 million, including debt. The deal will provide e.GO with about $285 million of proceeds, assuming investors do not redeem their shares, according to a statement Thursday, confirming a Bloomberg
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9:25 PM ET Associated Press KENT, Wash. — Top Fuel leader Brittany Force closed qualifying at Pacific Raceways on Saturday by taking the No. 1 position in the NHRA Northwest Nationals. The event winner last week in Sonoma, California, Force had a 3.753-second run at 327.35 mph for her fifth No. 1 of the season
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What kind of vehicle is the 2023 Cadillac XT4? What does it compare to? The 2023 Cadillac XT4 is a small SUV that competes with the Audi Q3 and BMW X1.  Is the 2023 Cadillac XT4 a good SUV? Review continues below The 2023 Cadillac XT4 does well overall, with good acceleration and a comfortable
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Canadian police announced this week that, following a multi-jurisdictional investigation, they have charged 28 people with 242 offenses related to a vehicle theft and resale ring in the province of Ontario. According to CBC, the Ontario Provincial Police have recovered 214 vehicles that all together are worth an estimated $12 million ($9.36 million USD at
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Van Horn Automotive Group has had a digital retailing presence since before the pandemic began in 2020, with the goal of selling vehicles to consumers entirely online. The group, with 19 dealerships in Wisconsin and Iowa, initially drew on its established brand name and called its offering Van Horn Direct. But the process turned out
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With one conspicuous omission, everything and everyone that moves on San Francisco’s streets fall under the purview of Jeffrey Tumlin. The director of transportation for the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency is responsible for the city’s municipal railway, traffic engineering, bicycle and pedestrian safety, taxi regulations, accessibility and more. Yet Tumlin is a bystander with
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Self-driving tech start-up Pony.ai announced Thursday it plans to mass produce autonomous driving trucks with equipment manufacturing giant Sany Heavy Industry. Pony.ai BEIJING — Self-driving tech start-up Pony.ai announced Thursday it plans to mass produce autonomous driving trucks in China with equipment manufacturing giant Sany Heavy Industry. Annual production is set to reach about 10,000
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Tesla is preparing to launch pictures of its customer in space on SpaceX’s lunar orbiter mission with the Korea Aerospace Research Institute of South Korea. Back in 2018, Tesla had a referral program to help sell vehicles where owners could share a referral code with new buyers who would receive Supercharging credits. In exchange, referrers would get
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MILAN — Italy’s Alfa Romeo will work on a new large-size car in the United States to be launched in 2027, the brand’s head Jean-Philippe Imparato said on Friday, adding however the group had not yet decided where to manufacture it. Imparato said the step was key to tailoring the design for overseas markets, helping
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2:46 PM ET INDIANAPOLIS — — Felix Rosenqvist continued to fight for his seat in the IndyCar Series with a pole-winning run on the road course at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. The Swede earned his second pole of the season with a run of 1 minute, 10.2265 seconds in Friday qualifying. It’s the second pole of
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11:19 PM ET Associated Press KENT, Wash. — Steve Torrence led Top Fuel qualifying Friday in the Flav-R-Pac NHRA Northwest Nationals at Pacific Raceways. Torrence had a 3.819-second run at 321.50 mph in the NHRA’s first event at the track since 2019. The four-time defending series champion is winless this season. “We were very pleased
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Buckeye Honda has worked to overcome inventory shortages by creating an interactive research hub where online shoppers can get an up-close look at a vehicle even if it’s not in stock. The Lancaster, Ohio, dealership deployed a virtual configurator on its site this spring called izmoEmporio that lets users personalize new Honda models with accessories
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