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Mobileye and Udelv Ink Deal for Autonomous Delivery

Mobileye and Udelv Ink Deal for Autonomous Delivery

Udelv and Mobileye plan to produce more than 35,000 Mobileye-driven Transporters by 2028, with commercial operations beginning in 2023. ... Continue reading

UPDATE - NASA's Mars Helicopter First Flight Attempt Postponed

UPDATE - NASA's Mars Helicopter First Flight Attempt Postponed

WASHINGTON, April 9, 2021 -- Lee esta nota de prensa en español aquí. NASA's Ingenuity Mars Helicopter is two days away from making humanity's first attempt at powered, controlled flight of an aircraft on another planet. If all proceeds as planned, the 4-pound (1.8-kg) rotorcraft is expected to take off from Mars' Je ... Continue reading

Akio Toyoda, President and CEO of Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) is the 2021 World Car Person of the Year.

Akio Toyoda, President and CEO of Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) is the 2021 World Car Person of the Year.

The honor was bestowed by the World Car Awards jury, a panel of more than 90 distinguished international journalists. The World Car Awards announced: “Akio Toyoda is the charismatic President and CEO of Toyota Motor Corporation, where he has spent years successfully remaking his company. ... Continue reading

2022 LEXUS LS 500h WITH LEXUS ADVANCED DRIVER ASSISTANCE TECHNOLOGY

2022 LEXUS LS 500h WITH LEXUS ADVANCED DRIVER ASSISTANCE TECHNOLOGY

The first-generation LS debuted in 1989 with the monumental goal of shaping the Lexus brand. It built the foundation of Lexus by its exceptional quietness, comfort and refinement, and each subsequent generation has embraced the spirit of constant innovation through new technology. ... Continue reading

More Lithium Here In USA

More Lithium Here In USA

Piedmont Lithium Global Mineral Resources Estimate (MRE) Resource Category Tonnes (Mt) Grade (Li2O%) Li2O (t) LCE (t) Indicated 21.6 1.12 241,000 597,000 Inferred 17.6 1.03 181,000 449,000 Total 39.2 1.09 422,000 1,046,000 Keith D. Phillips, President and Chief Executive Officer, commented: “Increasing the scale of o ... Continue reading

In 2010 Senator Carl Levin Agreed with The Auto Channel's Call for Mandated End to Gasoline

In 2010 Senator Carl Levin Agreed with The Auto Channel's Call for Mandated End to Gasoline

DETROIT - October 13, 2010: Speaking at the Business of Plugging In conference in Detroit today, U.S. Senator Carl Levin (Michigan) echoed many of the same proposals put forth more than two years ago by The Auto Channel in their position statement "No New Gasoline Powered Vehicles By 2014..." Most notable was Levin's c ... Continue reading

Mercedes-AMG defines the future of Driving Performance

Mercedes-AMG defines the future of Driving Performance

The development of future drive concepts will continue to benefit from the valuable experience gained from close cooperation with the Formula 1 experts at Mercedes-AMG High Performance Powertrains (HPP) and the Mercedes-AMG Petronas F1 Team. ... Continue reading

Mr. President, There Will Be No Appreciable Climate Benefit From Electric Vehicles Until All Of Us Are Dead - But Instant Benefit Can Come From Filling-Up With Green Renewable American Ethanol Now!

Mr. President, There Will Be No Appreciable Climate Benefit From Electric Vehicles Until All Of Us Are Dead - But Instant Benefit Can Come From Filling-Up With Green Renewable American Ethanol Now!

8 out of 10 new cars sold in 2050. But it will still be a long road before they dislodge gasoline as the predominant fuel in transportation, IHS Markit Vice Chairman Daniel Yergin writes in his new book, The New Map: Energy, Climate and the Clash of Nations “Oil is no longer the unchallenged king in automotive transp ... Continue reading

MG To Electrify Sports Car Fans - Plus Historical Bonus

MG To Electrify Sports Car Fans - Plus Historical Bonus

MG (Morris garages) is a British automotive manufacturing company which started production from early 1920s in the UK. Best known for its two-seat open sports cars, MG also produced saloons and coupés as well. ... Continue reading

2024 GMC HUMMER EV SUV Debuts

2024 GMC HUMMER EV SUV Debuts

GMC’s electric supertruck lineup expands with the addition of the 2024 HUMMER EV SUV making its debut. ... Continue reading

2022 Kia KV6 GT Revealed

2022 Kia KV6 GT Revealed

The new Kia EV6 brings long-range, zero-emissions power, 800V ultra-fast charging and distinctive styling to the crossover SUV market. The EV6 is Kia’s first car to be based on the company’s dedicated new platform for battery electric vehicles (BEVs). This pioneering crossover – the first dedicated BEV launched u ... Continue reading

Nutson's Auto News Weekly Wrap Up - March 29-April 3, 2021

Nutson's Auto News Weekly Wrap Up - March 29-April 3, 2021

Below are the past week's important, relevant, semi-secret, or snappy automotive news, opinions and insider back stories presented as expertly crafted easy to digest news nugget ... Continue reading

BMW of North America Reports Q1 2021 U.S. Sales Results.

BMW of North America Reports Q1 2021 U.S. Sales Results.

-BMW of North America reported today sales results for Q1 2021 for the BMW and MINI brands in the U.S.* BMW Brand In the first quarter of 2021, BMW brand sales totaled 71,433 vehicles, a 20.1% increase from the 59,455 vehicles sold in the first quarter of 2020. MINI Brand MINI brand sales totaled 6,285 vehicles in the ... Continue reading

The Nissan Ariya Takes A Hokkaido Road Trip With Something To Prove +VIDEO

The Nissan Ariya Takes A Hokkaido Road Trip With Something To Prove +VIDEO

Expert team evaluates Nissan’s electric crossover SUV for comfort and driving excitement In the snow-covered landscape of Japan’s northern-most main island, the Nissan Ariya is being put to task. During the development phase, Nissan’s Chief Vehicle Assessment Specialists (CVAS) drive, maneuver, listen and feel th ... Continue reading

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