Ford is recalling over 634,000 SUVs worldwide because a cracked fuel injector can spill fuel or leak vapors onto a hot engine and cause fires.
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.
- 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.
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.
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...
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
A look into the past of the famous Dodge Charger and where it may be headed in the future.
- Business Insider
Used-car retailer Carvana could be staring down bankruptcy — but experts say its customers shouldn't worry about warranties if it happens.
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.
No major injuries were reported, according to Washington State Patrol Trooper Robert Reyer.
- 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.
Stuart is a history professor in Louisiana looking for a comfortable but fuel-efficient commuter that can handle a 160-mile daily round-trip commute as well as some swamp roads. Stuart is a tall fellow, so he’s not comfortable in most of the high-MPG compacts. What car should he buy?
WASHINGTON (Reuters) -A U.S. auto safety regulator on Friday said it had confirmed a new crash death from a faulty air bag in a Honda car, as it urged owners to get recall repairs completed. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) said it had confirmed that the February death of the driver of a 2002 Honda Accord in Bowling Green, Kentucky, was due to a faulty air bag inflator. More than 30 deaths worldwide - including at least 23 U.S. fatalities - and hundreds of injuries in various automakers' vehicles since 2009 are linked to Takata air bag inflators that can explode, unleashing potentially deadly metal shrapnel inside vehicles.