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U.A. Agency Probes Tesla Crashes that Killed 2 Motorcyclists

U.A. Agency Probes Tesla Crashes that Killed 2 Motorcyclists

AUTO NEWS | By Tom Krisher | Aug 8, 2022

Two crashes involving Teslas apparently running on Autopilot are drawing scrutiny from federal regulators and point to a potential new hazard on U.S. freeways.

Edmunds: 5 Vehicles that are Easy on the Wallet

Edmunds: 5 Vehicles that are Easy on the Wallet

AUTO NEWS | By Miles Branman, Edmunds | Aug 6, 2022

New cars are pricier than ever in today's economy. The experts at Edmunds rounded up a list of the highest-rated vehicles that occupy the lower end of the pricing spectrum, at around $20,000.

Tesla Investors Approve Stock Split; Musk to Add Factories

Tesla Investors Approve Stock Split; Musk to Add Factories

AUTO NEWS | Aug 5, 2022

Tesla shareholders on Thursday approved a three-for-one stock split, a move that will make the company's shares more accessible to smaller investors.

Toyota Profit Down as Chips Shortage Keeps Customers Waiting

Toyota Profit Down as Chips Shortage Keeps Customers Waiting

AUTO NEWS | By Yuri Kageyama | Aug 4, 2022

Toyota's profit fell nearly 18% in the April-June quarter from the year before, as a semiconductor shortage that has slammed the auto industry dented production at Japan's top automaker.

Edmunds: 5 Electric SUVs for Almost Any Budget

Edmunds: 5 Electric SUVs for Almost Any Budget

AUTO NEWS | By Michael Cantu, Edmunds | Jul 30, 2022

2022 offers a much wider variety of excellent EVs to choose from, and many of them are versatile SUVs. The car experts at Edmunds have selected five of the best.

Senate Deal Should Make It Easier to Buy Electric Vehicles

Senate Deal Should Make It Easier to Buy Electric Vehicles

AUTO NEWS | By Tom Krisher | Jul 29, 2022

The surprise deal by Senate Democrats on a slimmed-down bill to support families, boost infrastructure and fight climate change also is likely to jump-start sales of electric vehicles.

Hyundai Gets $1.8B in Aid to Build Electric Cars in Georgia

Hyundai Gets $1.8B in Aid to Build Electric Cars in Georgia

AUTO NEWS | By Russ Bynum | Jul 25, 2022

The state of Georgia and local governments are giving $1.8 billion to Hyundai Motor Group in exchange for the automaker building its first U.S. plant dedicated to electric vehicles near Savannah.

Edmunds: 2022's Best Redesigned Rides

Edmunds: 2022's Best Redesigned Rides

AUTO NEWS | By Miles Branman, Edmunds | Jul 23, 2022

A midlife update typically ushers in appealing styling tweaks or feature updates, but a full redesign introduces wholesale changes to the vehicle.

Ford Touts Ample Supply Deals to Hit Electric Vehicle Goals

Ford Touts Ample Supply Deals to Hit Electric Vehicle Goals

AUTO NEWS | Jul 22, 2022

Ford says it has contracts to deliver enough batteries to produce electric vehicles at a rate of 600,000 globally per year by late in 2023.

Baidu Unveils Latest Autonomous Electric Vehicle: Apollo RT6

Baidu Unveils Latest Autonomous Electric Vehicle: Apollo RT6

AUTO NEWS | By Zen Soo | Jul 21, 2022

Baidu, a Chinese search engine and artificial intelligence firm, unveiled its latest electric autonomous driving vehicle on Thursday.

GM's Barra Talks Electric Vehicles, Future

GM's Barra Talks Electric Vehicles, Future

AUTO NEWS | By Tom Krisher | Jul 19, 2022

The economy is wobbly, but General Motors CEO Mary Barra isn't backing off of an audacious prediction: By the middle of this decade, her company will sell more electric vehicles in the U.S. than Tesla.

Edmunds: The Best Hybrid Pickup Trucks in 2022

Edmunds: The Best Hybrid Pickup Trucks in 2022

AUTO NEWS | By Michael Cantu, Edmunds | Jul 16, 2022

Gas prices has surged almost $2 over the past year. That's not good news for thirsty pickups. But there is a relatively new option if you're looking to save on gas: A hybrid pickup.

GM, Partners to Build 500 Electric Vehicle Charging Stations

GM, Partners to Build 500 Electric Vehicle Charging Stations

AUTO NEWS | By Tom Krisher | Jul 15, 2022

A major automaker, large truck stop chain and an electric vehicle charging company are proposing a network that would put charging plugs at 50-mile intervals along U.S. highways.

Panasonic Selects Kansas for Vehicle Battery Mega-Factory

Panasonic Selects Kansas for Vehicle Battery Mega-Factory

AUTO NEWS | By John Hanna and Sean Murphy | Jul 14, 2022

Japan's Panasonic Corp. selected Kansas as the location for a multibillion-dollar mega-factory to produce electric vehicle batteries for Tesla and other carmakers.

NHTSA to Investigate Florida Tesla Crash That Killed 2

NHTSA to Investigate Florida Tesla Crash That Killed 2

AUTO NEWS | By Tom Krisher | Jul 11, 2022

The U.S. government's auto safety watchdog is sending investigators to another Tesla crash, this time one that killed two people along Interstate 75 in Florida.

Edmunds: 2022 Kia Sorento vs. Volkswagen Tiguan

Edmunds: 2022 Kia Sorento vs. Volkswagen Tiguan

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

Both the 2022 Kia Sorento and 2022 Volkswagen Tiguan are potential picks for a seven-passenger compact SUV. But which one should you buy? Edmunds compared them to find out.

Chip Shortage Keeps Driving Up Auto Prices, Cutting Sales

Chip Shortage Keeps Driving Up Auto Prices, Cutting Sales

AUTO NEWS | By Tom Krisher | Jul 6, 2022

U.S. new vehicle sales tumbled more than 21% in the second quarter compared with a year ago as the global semiconductor shortage continued to cause production problems for the industry.

Edmunds Compares: Audi E-tron GT vs. Mercedes-Benz EQS

Edmunds Compares: Audi E-tron GT vs. Mercedes-Benz EQS

AUTO NEWS | By Alex Nishimoto, Edmunds | Jul 2, 2022

The 2022 Mercedes-Benz EQS and the 2022 Audi e-tron GT are blazing the trail for a brand-new segment: The electric luxury sedan class. Which is right for you?

New NHTSA Chief: Agency to Scrutinize Auto-Driver Technology

New NHTSA Chief: Agency to Scrutinize Auto-Driver Technology

AUTO NEWS | By Tom Krisher | Jun 30, 2022

The new head of the government's road safety agency says it will intensify efforts to understand the risks posed by automated vehicle technology so it can decide what regulations may be necessary.

Nissan Recalls about 323K SUVs; Hoods Can Open Unexpectedly

Nissan Recalls about 323K SUVs; Hoods Can Open Unexpectedly

AUTO NEWS | Jun 30, 2022

Nissan is recalling nearly 323,000 Pathfinder SUVs in the U.S. because the hoods can unexpectedly fly open and block the driver's view.

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