Month: August 2022

WASHINGTON — Ford Motor Co. and Rivian are urging the federal government to expedite the permitting process for U.S. critical mineral mining projects that support domestic battery production for electric vehicles. In comments submitted Tuesday to the U.S. Department of the Interior, Ford said the permitting process for mining projects that support high-capacity battery manufacturing
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BMW has started producing the fuel-cell systems for its hydrogen-powered iX5 crossover, moving forward with a climate-friendly alternative fuel that its German rivals don’t expect to be viable in passenger cars. “Hydrogen will become more relevant in individual mobility due to its advantages,” CEO Oliver Zipse said Wednesday at an opening event for the production
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4:06 AM ET Lewis Hamilton literally put a cap on a verbal spat with Formula One rival Fernando Alonso in a teasing social media post on Tuesday. Alonso, a former team mate and fellow world champion, had branded the Briton an idiot after a first-lap collision at last Sunday’s Belgian Grand Prix. Mercedes’ seven-times world
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What kind of vehicle is the 2023 Dodge Charger? What does it compare to? The 2023 Dodge Charger is a modern muscle sedan with fire-breathing V-8 power and styling that can be over-the-top in SRT trims. It’s short on real rivals, though you might consider everything from a Nissan Maxima to a Cadillac CT5 Blackwing
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Gian Paolo Dallara, Paolo Stanzani, and Bob Wallace were at odds against their boss. These three young engineers wanted to create a Lamborghini race car to take on rival Ferrari at its own game. However, Lamborghini founder, Ferruccio Lamborghini, wasn’t onboard. Instead, he said he’d prefer a race car for the road. That was good
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Tom Pappert, a longtime Chrysler sales executive who earned a reputation as an outspoken advocate for dealers both during and after his tenure, died Monday in suburban Detroit after a three-year battle with cancer. He was 82. A native of Pittsburgh and a graduate of Duquesne University, Pappert joined Chrysler in 1962 as a trainee
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Freiburger and Finnegan meet up with Vice Grip Garage owner Derek Bieri to take a 1968 big-block Dart on a tire-smoking road trip that includes a final run down Memphis International Raceway. Stream Roadkill now on MotorTrend+ ➡️ https://motortrend.app.link/tMVx4lIvBsb #Roadkill #MotorTrend #Dodge MotorTrend is the ultimate streaming destination for gearheads coupled with the latest automotive
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PRAGUE — Skoda’s Vision 7S concept previews the biggest of three all-electric cars the brand plans to launch by 2026. The seven-seat crossover features a fresh design language and a new brand identity that Skoda said will better help differentiate it from rivals and other Volkswagen Group brands. Unveiling the Vision 7S here on Tuesday, Skoda
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What kind of vehicle is the 2023 Genesis G90? What does it compare to? The 2023 Genesis G90 four-door takes the top spot in the South Korean luxury brand’s lineup. The flagship sedan competes with full-size luxury cars such as the Mercedes-Benz S-Class, BMW 7-Series, Lexus LS, and Audi A8.  Is the 2023 Genesis G90
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