One student was killed and 27 other people were injured in a shuttle bus crash in Waltham. WBZ-TV's Beth Germano reports.
Last night some keen-eyed Corvette fans on corvetteforum.com, midenginecorvetteforum.com and other sites noticed that a visualizer for the upcoming 2024 Corvette E-Ray hybrid had inadvertently gone live on the Chevy website. The visualizer allowed users to play around with new color combos and options for the hybrid, all-wheel drive C8 variant that will be the most revolutionary ‘Vette ever. The visualizer has since been taken down, but the E-Ray lives on in screenshots posted online.
Electric vehicles are really heavy, and that’s bad news for our roads, our environment and passenger survivability in crashes. The weight increase also complicates things for the safety watchdog groups dedicated to crash-testing new vehicles. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety had to rig up the heaviest vehicles it’s ever tested to make sure its evaluation equipment is up to the challenge.
- Miami Herald
Florida has plans to replace the Seven Mile Bridge in the Florida Keys. If the state follows through, the construction of a new span would be the third Seven Mile Bridge.
- Road & Track
While the 2022 RUF SCR looks like a vintage 911, it isn't. It's better—much better.
- San Luis Obispo Tribune
The $171 million project to reconfigure the Highway 46 East Cholame Y into a four-lane expressway is ready to begin.
GM's rumored to be considering turning the Cadillac Escalade and Chevy Camaro into multi-model sub-brands like it's said to be doing with the Corvette.
- Raleigh News and Observer
The bus was the only vehicle involved in the crash, officials said.
- Motley Fool
Ol' Gil won't be eating next year. A new survey of 1,000 US car dealerships revealed a gloomy forecast as consumers who'd previously been...
- Car and Driver US Reviews
Halfway through its 40,000-mile stress test, the 2022 Porsche Cayman GTS 4.0 is proving why it's a perennial 10Best winner.
- American City Business Journals
China’s answer to the narrow-body aircraft that drives the bulk of local commercial work has landed with its first customer. Commercial Aviation Corp. of China (COMAC) on Friday delivered the first C919 to launch customer China Eastern Airlines.
- WSB Cox articles
86-year-old Shirley Jenkins McCurry was sitting inside a car at a gas station when the car was stolen and she was kidnapped.
What is the battery replacement cost for today’s electric vehicles? That depends…
- USA TODAY
Treatment of Ford Focus, Fiesta customers frustrated with faulty transmission control module impacts automaker's much-needed growth potential.
China's BYD has already more than doubled its electric car sales this year as compared to 2021. In 2023, it'll start selling cars in Japan and Mexico.
The train pulled out of Dire Dawa station with a creak and disappeared into the pre-dawn gloom, the lights that once illuminated its decades-old carriages having stopped working long ago.
- Sacramento Bee
The brothers killed were standing near a disabled pickup along the freeway.
- LA Times
In a class-action lawsuit, customers say they were duped by Tesla's $15,000 Full Self-Driving feature. Company lawyers say failure isn't fraud.
- Raleigh News and Observer
Their car veered off a highway and hit a tree, troopers said.
I just spent a week driving the GMC Hummer EV, a ridiculously quick and astoundingly huge vehicle that’s nerve-wracking to pilot on the cramped and crowded streets of NYC. The new electric Hummer is genuinely impressive, and I’ll have more to say on it in a future article, but for now I want to talk about something I found buried deep in a sub-menu on the dashboard touchscreen: An icon that shows a Hummer EV driving over a Tesla Cybertruck, labeled VPRWR. Vaporware, get it? Very cheeky, GMC.
- Business Insider
Jeep-maker Stellantis is blaming the higher cost of making EVs for having to halt production at an Illinois plant and laying off 1,350 workers
Stellantis, which produces Jeep and Chrysler cars, said it would stall an Illinois plant due to the high cost of electrification in the auto market.