1:53 PM ET One day on from his collision with Valtteri Bottas at the Emilia Romagna Grand Prix, Williams driver George Russell has apologised for the way he handled himself after the accident. 1 Related Russell flatly blamed Bottas in the immediate aftermath of the high-speed accident, which saw both cars destroyed against the crash
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Demand for the Porsche Taycan has been so strong that sales of the full-electric sedan have nearly matched those of the iconic 911 sports car. In the first quarter Porsche delivered 9,072 Taycans, leaving it just 61 units behind the 911, the Volkswagen Group subsidiary said in a statement. The Taycan, Porsche’s first first purely
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Filmmaker Chris Paine drove his EV1 for only about five years — that is, before General Motors hauled it away in a controversial mass takeback of all its leased EV1s that had been on the road. That’s when Paine and several other EV1 advocates and environmentalists who weren’t given the option to buy the EV1
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DETROIT — Ford Motor Co. on Monday said hourly and salaried workers at a handful of its U.S. manufacturing plants could begin to receive COVID-19 vaccinations on-site. The automaker said it is partnering with the UAW and various pharmacies and health care providers to offer the shots in southeast Michigan; Lima, Ohio; and Kansas City,
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Volvo has signed an agreement to provide cars to the autonomous driving technology unit of China’s top ride-hailing firm, Didi Chuxing, for its self-driving test fleet. Volvo will provide XC90 crossovers equipped with backup steering and braking systems that DiDi Autonomous Driving will integrate with DiDi Gemini, its new self-driving hardware platform, the automaker said
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In this article TSLA Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk unveils a new all-wheel-drive version of the Model S car in Hawthorne, California October 9, 2014. Lucy Nicholson | Reuters On Monday, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said it “immediately” launched another investigation into Tesla following a fatal crash in Spring, Texas over the weekend.
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TOKYO — Beyond its sleek space shuttle-like profile and minimalistic, Apple-gadget design aura, Hyundai’s new Staria people mover offers a peek at the automaker’s future. The van also captures Hyundai’s strategy for repositioning itself as a “smart mobility solution provider” for an era of ride-sharing, on-the-go workspaces, eco- delivery models and a whole new segment
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The Nissan GT-R is renowned worldwide as the Japanese brand’s top-tier image car, a 600-hp mean machine with a hand-built engine, stratospheric sticker and legions of rabid fans. Now, Nissan’s fast car is also selling fast food. As of last week, McDonald’s Japan has been packing a toy version of the GT-R into its Happy
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9:56 PM ET Associated Press LAS VEGAS — Erica Enders went from nearly not qualifying to winning the Pro Stock finale in the DENSO Spark Plugs NHRA Four-Wide Nationals at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on Sunday. In her 300th career start, the back-to-back world champ earned her 30th career win with a run of 6.656
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There are some very weird cars on California’s roads and the Nissan 350Z owned by Shawn Crosby is one of them. Crosby’s creation has gone viral on Reddit on a number of occasions over the years and recently gained trained on the ever-popular Shitty_Car_Mods subreddit, attracting well over 4,000 upvotes. While one could be excused
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With its purchase of Michigan’s Suburban Collection last week, Lithia Motors Inc. adds a portfolio of nearly three dozen stores in the Upper Midwest, a previously untapped region for the Medford, Ore., company and key to its plans to blanket the country with dealerships. Also important to Lithia’s strategy as it enters the region is
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Mercedes-Benz has applied the boxy look of its rugged G-Class off-roader to its latest battery-powered car, the EQB. The compact SUV will offer seating for up to seven people and is targeted at families who want a greener alternative to the GLB combustion engine model on which it’s based. The EQB’s driving range is 478
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2:17 PM ET Mercedes team boss Toto Wolff said George Russell had “lots to learn” after the Mercedes junior driver clashed with Valtteri Bottas at the Emilia Romagna Grand Prix. Russell, who is on a long-term development contract with Mercedes but currently drives for Williams, collided with Bottas while attempting to take ninth position from
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Mercedes-Benz is adopting the boxy styling of its rugged G-Class off-roader with its latest battery-powered vehicle, the EQB. The compact utility will offer seating for up to seven people and is targeted at families who want a greener alternative to the GLB combustion engine model on which it’s based. The EQB’s driving range is 478
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