WASHINGTON — The U.S. Senate on Thursday confirmed by voice vote President Joe Biden’s nominee to serve as the top auto safety regulator, the first to win approval since January 2017. Steven Cliff has been serving as deputy administrator of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration since 2021 and was nominated by President Joe Biden
ECARX Holdings Inc. said on Thursday it would go public through a merger with a blank-check firm in a deal that values the automobile technology company at $3.82 billion. The deal with COVA Acquisition Corp. includes a $45 million investment from mobility tech company Geely Holding Group, lidar sensor maker Luminar Technologies Inc. and automotive
In this article TSLA TWTR Sheldon Cooper/SOPA Images | Lightrocket | Getty Images Twitter shareholders are suing Elon Musk, and Twitter itself, over their handling of a chaotic acquisition process that is still underway, and that has contributed to volatile price swings in the company’s stock price. The Tesla and SpaceX CEO revealed a significant stake in Twitter
By Joey Klender Posted on May 26, 2022 Ford has officially started making deliveries of the F-150 Lightning, with the first unit of the all-electric pickup being delivered to a Michigan resident earlier today. According to oneguynick, a member of the F-150 Lightning Forum, a Ford Public Relations member confirmed to him that he was officially
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The F-150 Lightning is a very important vehicle for Ford and Jay Leno recently had the opportunity to put the truck through its paces. This latest episode from Jay Leno’s Garage doesn’t just feature the F-150 Lightning in its flagship guise but also has Ford chief executive Jim Farley. Throughout the video, he explains the
DAVOS, Switzerland — Volkswagen Group CEO Herbert Diess said he sees “clear improvement” in semiconductor supplies and expects the automaker’s global production can recover during the rest of this year. Diess, speaking on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum conference in Davos, Switzerland, said disruptions to VW’s supply chain in Ukraine are also easing.
12:18 PM ET BARCELONA, Spain — The Spanish Grand Prix hit the reset button on Formula One’s 2022 championship. After six rounds, just six points separate Max Verstappen and Charles Leclerc at the top of the championship and there is next to no margin between the performance of the Red Bull and Ferrari on track.
What kind of vehicle is the 2022 Genesis GV80? What does it compare to? The GV80 is Genesis’ bigger crossover; it was its first, followed last year by the smaller GV70. With seating for up to seven people, the GV80 rivals vehicles like the Audi Q7 and Q8, the BMW X5, and the Mercedes-Benz GLE.
If you want the keys to a Lucid Air Dream Edition but missed out on the limited-run model when it was new, then this example might be your next best option. This particular Lucid Air was damaged in a crash and is currently up for sale in Detroit, Michigan, through none other than Copart. It
Getty Images Volkswagen is to pay £193m to more than 90,000 drivers in England and Wales after it settled a High Court claim over the installation of emissions cheating devices in its vehicles. The German carmaker apologised again to customers and said it was working to rebuild trust. The “dieselgate” scandal erupted in 2015 and
The National Automobile Dealers Association and several state associations are reaching out to Volkswagen Group of America looking for assurances on how the German automaker’s new Scout brand will be retailed in the U.S., and making sure any plan doesn’t violate state franchise laws, Automotive News has learned. In announcing creation of the Scout brand
Indiana officials on Tuesday celebrated the massive new electric vehicle battery plant commitment from Stellantis and Samsung, which promises 1,400 new jobs in Kokomo — about 100 miles from the Michigan border. But the $2.5 billion project marks another blow for Michigan, whose status as automotive capital has become uncertain as automakers plant EV flags
Heading into the peak summer driving season, which kicks off on Memorial Day weekend, gasoline prices show no signs of slowing down. The national average for unleaded gas hit a new high of $4.59 per gallon Wednesday, with all 50 states above $4 per gallon, AAA data shows. Gas prices are now $1.56 more than
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Maserati has revealed the convertible version of its 2023 MC20 supercar, which skips the automaker’s more traditional Spyder name for open-top cars in favor of the new name Cielo. The name means “sky” in Italian, and its usage on the convertible MC20 is apt as occupants get a full view of the sky whether the
MODENA, Italy – The Maserati MC20 Cielo, the roadster version of the MC20 coupe, looks set to help Stellantis’ only luxury brand to return to a healthy profitability level. The MC20 Cielo will be Stellantis’ most expensive model. In Germany, Europe’s biggest market, it will cost at 260,000 euros ($277,300). The supercar is expected to
5:48 AM ET Ferrari drivers Charles Leclerc and Carlos Sainz will both have a cameo role in international versions of the upcoming Disney feature film Lightyear. The F1 duo recently recorded voiceovers for the same character, with Monaco-born Leclerc doing the Italian version and Sainz doing the Spanish version. Leclerc and Sainz recorded their roles