admin

9:51 PM ET Associated Press POMONA, Calif. — Justin Ashley won the Top Fuel final in the NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series opener Sunday, beating Austin Prock in the Lucas Oil NHRA Winternationals. Ashley had a 3.694-second run at 314.53 mph for his third career victory. “We know coming into the day the Top
0 Comments
Freiburger and Finnegan set new records for oil consumption in a ’74 Toyota Hilux with a small-block Chevy V8. Is this the smokiest road trip to date? #Roadkill #Hilux #MotorTrend MotorTrend is the ultimate streaming destination for gearheads coupled with the latest automotive research and news. Get a fast, simple, and free car quote today
0 Comments
As the electric vehicle market expands, so is a new North American battery-recycling industry. Its aim: to clean up the battery business and help EVs live up to their promise of reducing global carbon emissions. “There’s no difference between the materials we produce and what the mining industry produces,” said Tim Johnston, co-founder and chairman
0 Comments
The cargo ship that caught fire last week carrying about 4,000 Volkswagen Group vehicles could cost the automaker at least $155 million, according to one consultant’s estimate. Of the roughly $438 million total value of goods aboard the Felicity Ace, which went up in flames off the coast of Portugal’s Azores Islands, Russell Group said
0 Comments
Qualcomm is signing up carmakers to use its new automotive-grade Snapdragon system-on-chip, or SOC, processing units and connectivity modems. In doing so, the U.S. tech specialist is often bypassing the Tier 1 suppliers that provide the solutions that will use the chips. New customers include Volvo and Renault. Qualcomm’s Europe chief, Enrico Salvatori, spoke with
0 Comments
Listen to a recap of the top stories of the day from Electrek. Quick Charge is available now on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, TuneIn and our RSS feed for Overcast and other podcast players. New episodes of Quick Charge are recorded Monday through Thursday and again on Saturday. Subscribe to our podcast in Apple Podcast or your favorite podcast player to guarantee
0 Comments
A Tesla Model S car equipped with Autopilot David Paul Morris | Bloomberg | Getty Images Tesla’s automated lane changing system, known as Autopilot, is being probed by German regulators, newspaper Bild am Sonntag reported Sunday, citing a spokesperson for the agency. The Kraftfahrt-Bundesamt (Federal Motor Transport Authority) is reportedly assessing whether the technology, which
0 Comments
ZF Friedrichshafen is poised to overtake Continental as the supplier rivals navigate fierce headwinds to tackle the disruptive shift to electric and self-driving vehicles. ZF, which has customers including BMW and Porsche, met its profit-margin target last year amid a double-digit jump in revenue, even as the further fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic and major
0 Comments
Volvo-backed Polestar’s ad with potshots at rivals Tesla and Volkswagen topped the list of the most popular commercials during Super Bowl LVI, according to consumer search data firm Edo, despite being the lowest-rated automaker spot in the annual USA Today Ad Meter. Polestar’s 30-second ad performed roughly 23 times better than other commercials aired during
0 Comments
Toyota and Yamaha are developing a hydrogen-powered V-8 to demonstrate how internal-combustion engines can survive in a world without fossil fuels. Unlike the hydrogen fuel-cell powertrain used in the Toyota Mirai, in which hydrogen is used to generate electricity, this prototype engine simply burns hydrogen in place of gasoline, leaving water as the only emissions.
0 Comments