8:33 AM ET Associated Press Tony Stewart and Ray Evernham will have a boss in the second season of the Superstar Racing Experience, a made-for-CBS all-star summer series coming off a surprisingly strong debut. SRX on Thursday named Don Hawk its first chief executive, a day-to-day role with a job description that covers just about
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What kind of vehicle is the 2022 BMW X3? What does it compare to? The X3 crossover melds BMW’s handling virtues into a five-seat SUV body. It’s a rival for the Mercedes-Benz GLC-Class, Audi Q5, and Volvo XC60.  Is the 2022 BMW X3 a good SUV? Review continues below It’s a home run, with excellent
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In this article LAZR Austin Russell, Luminar founder and CEO, with Markus Schäfer, Mercedes-Benz AG chief technology officer at Mercedes-Benz’ Sindelfingen, Germany plant. Mercedes-Benz Mercedes-Benz said Thursday it plans to use lidar technology from Luminar in its next-generation of vehicles, driving shares of the tech start-up 13% higher in trading Thursday morning. As part of
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New Zealand drifter “Mad Mike” Whiddett will take on the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb (the event’s 100th running) this June with an insane rotary-powered Mazda 3 hatchback. As detailed in an Instagram post (first spotted by The Drive), the Pikes Peak Mazda 3 will have four rotors, four doors (not counting the rear hatch)
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The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety on Thursday released a new rating program for vehicles with partial automation, one which no car on the market can pass without changes. The rating system requires safeguards that vehicles with partial automation should employ to help drivers stay focused and not treat these systems, such as Tesla’s Autopilot
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Quantum computer maker IonQ said that it is partnering with Hyundai to use quantum computers to develop more effective batteries. The partnership will create a battery chemistry model to simulate the structure and energy of lithium oxide, to help improve the performance, costs, and safety of lithium batteries, IonQ said. Researchers believe quantum computers could
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9:37 AM ET McLaren have talked with the Volkswagen Group, whose Audi and Porsche brands have been linked to future Formula One entry, but nothing has been agreed, according to team boss Zak Brown. German newspaper F.A.Z. has reported that Volkswagen’s supervisory board will decide at the end of February whether both Audi and luxury
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DETROIT– General Motors plans to launch power generators for multiple uses, including EV charging, powered by its Hydrotec hydrogen fuel cell technology, the automaker said Wednesday. The power generators are designed to enable fast-charging capability for electric vehicles without permanent charge points, the addition of affordable DC fast charging at gas stations without expanding the
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What kind of vehicle is the 2022 Honda Passport? What does it compare to? The Passport is the mid-size, two-row cousin of the three-row Pilot, with more rugged styling that hints at its greater off-road capability thanks to a raised suspension and greater approach/departure angles. Is the 2022 Honda Passport a good car/SUV? Review continues
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BERLIN — Volkswagen and Robert Bosch plan to set up a joint venture by the end of this year to equip battery cell factories and help make Europe self-sufficient in battery production. The unit will explore the possibilities of industrial-scale solutions for battery manufacturing in Europe, VW and Bosch said in a statement on Tuesday. The new
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11:18 AM ET Alain Prost has accused the Alpine F1 Team of having “no respect” after his departure was leaked before being made official. Prost, a four-time Formula One world champion, had been the team’s special adviser since 2017, serving through its rebrand from Renault to Alpine ahead of last season. The F1 website announced
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For its brilliant ride and handling and for its swift acceleration, we give the 3-Series an 8 here, based on the most popular all-wheel-drive 330i. In M340i and M3 form, it would earn a 9 and a 10, respectively. Is the BMW 3-Series 4WD? BMW’s known for rear-drive dynamics, but most 3-Series now are sold
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