11:02 AM ET Red Bull has launched the car that Max Verstappen will use in his title defence this year. Images of the car and its new livery leaked on social media shortly before the official launch video was aired across various online platforms, including Red Bull Racing’s YouTube account. The Red Bull RB18 in
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Here are some of the technologies that are extending the life of the internal combustion engine by making it more efficient.Displacement on demand: Shuts down unneeded cylinders once a vehicle reaches highway speeds. Variable compression ratio: Enables an engine to run more efficiently based on speed and load. Nissan is the only manufacturer to offer
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BERLIN — Volkswagen has implemented a quota system in its German retail network for its ID battery-electric cars amid the microchips crunch. VW has been forced to pause production of ID cars on some occasions at its plants in Zwickau and Dresden, Germany because of the global semiconductor shortage. Under the quota system, dealerships with
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Volvo Cars will launch production of a new electric crossover at its U.S. assembly plant in early 2025. The model, as described by two sources familiar with the plans, will slot between the midsize XC60 and large XC90 crossover in size. The EV is based on a new electric platform and will feature advanced autonomous
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U.S. President Joe Biden publicly acknowledged Tesla’s role in U.S. electric vehicle manufacturing on Tuesday, after CEO Elon Musk repeatedly complained about being ignored. “From iconic companies like GM and Ford building out new electric vehicle production to Tesla, our nation’s largest electric vehicle manufacturer, to innovative younger companies,” Biden said, adding other start-ups and
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10:00 AM ET A new racing team owned by former Olympic gold medal winner and transgender activist Caitlyn Jenner will compete in the 2022 W Series, the all-female motor racing championship said on Tuesday. American Jenner, a former professional racing driver, will be the team principal overseeing the day-to-day running of the Jenner Racing team.
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In most parts of the world, electric vehicle sales are little more than a trickle right now. Sure, Norway stands in a class of its own — 65 percent of vehicles sold there in 2021 were fully electric — but in other regions, that percentage is more likely to be the low single digits. Even
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