DENVER — More than a decade ago, venture capitalist Marc Andreessen famously claimed, “Software is eating the world.” That trend certainly is reverberating through the automotive world. What was once a primarily atoms-focused hardware business is increasingly morphing into a bits-driven software and services one. Powertrain electrification and in-vehicle connectivity have turned cars into computers
In this article TSLA Follow your favorite stocksCREATE FREE ACCOUNT Joe Gebbia, co-founder of Airbnb and chairman of Airbnb.org, during South By Southwest (SXSW) festival in Austin, Texas, U.S., on Sunday, March 13, 2022. Matthew Busch | Bloomberg | Getty Images Tesla has added Airbnb co-founder, designer and billionaire Joe Gebbia as an independent member
Most people are likely well aware by now that Tesla has a large order of cars from Hertz. The rental company said it ordered 100,000 Model 3 sedans, and it had to pay full price and get in line behind individuals who had already ordered. While we assumed Tesla may have other, significant fleet orders, there was
Volkswagen engineers have been spotted testing a prototype for what’s likely to be the Golf’s mid-cycle update. The current eighth-generation Golf only reached the U.S. last year as a 2022 model, and exclusively as the sporty GTI and R models. However, the hatch has been on sale in other parts of the world since the
MILAN — Renault CEO Luca de Meo has resigned as a director at Italy’s biggest phone company, Telecom Italia, to focus on the automaker’s turnaround plan, the telecoms company said. De Meo’s resignation will be effective after Telecom Italia’s board of directors meeting scheduled on Thursday, TIM said, adding the company’s nomination committee will start
6:02 AM ET The Mercedes Formula One team will renew its title and technical partnership with Malaysian oil company Petronas from 2026, it announced on Wednesday. Mercedes have won the constructors title eight times since partnering with Petronas in 2010, though drivers Lewis Hamilton and George Russell are yet to win a race this season.
LONDON — Jaguar Land Rover will retrain 29,000 employees and staff at retailers globally over the next three years to design, build and service electric vehicles ahead of its shift away from fossil-fuel cars. JLR said the majority of technicians at its retailers should receive training on servicing EVs during this financial year to “tackle
In this article F Follow your favorite stocksCREATE FREE ACCOUNT 2023 Ford Super Duty F-350 Limited Ford DETROIT – Ford Motor is redesigning a pivotal product lineup, leaning on new software and connected data metrics, to boost profits in its commercial vehicle business. The Detroit automaker on Tuesday revealed its 2023 F-Series Super Duty trucks,
By Maria Merano Posted on September 26, 2022 Tesla AI Day 2022 is just around the corner. As anticipation for the event builds, let’s look at the possible updates Tesla might provide during the event. For the past month or so, Tesla has been rolling out FSD Beta 10.69 and its various iterations. Teslarati has been talking
Watch the full episode for FREE on MotorTrend! https://bit.ly/2NzwX4B On this prievew of Dirt Every Day Episode 86 presented by Tire Rack, it’s time to get Fred’s 1986 Toyota rockcrawler Clampy out of California and into some rugged terrain. Will it crawl, bounce and roll?
Volvo Cars says its new EX90 electric flagship SUV will feature a world-first interior radar system designed to ensure that no one is unknowingly left behind in the car. One aim is to stop hot car deaths, which government statistics show have taken the lives of more than 900 children in the U.S. since 1998.
11:49 AM ET Six Formula One grands prix from the 2023 season onwards will have sprint sessions after the governing body, the International Automobile Federation (FIA), on Tuesday approved an increase from three events this year. Sprint sessions have become highly popular with fans since it was introduced last year with qualifying taking place on
An automotive YouTuber’s dream weekend with Porsche-owning friends on the notorious Tail of the Dragon road turned into a nightmare when his 992 GT3 was taken out by a pickup truck crossing double yellow lines. When the crash happened Adam LZ was driving along Deals Gap, a famous 11-mile (18 km) mountain pass at the
Ford Motor Co. is redesigning the Super Duty line of its F-Series pickups with new technology and new engine options in a bid to maintain one of its most profitable nameplates and better cater to commercial customers. The 2023 Super Duty lineup, revealed Tuesday evening and expected to go on sale early next year, will
In this article GM Follow your favorite stocksCREATE FREE ACCOUNT General Motors CEO Mary Barra speaks to reporters while she waits for the arrival of President Joe Biden at media day of the North American International Auto Show in Detroit, Michigan, September 14, 2022. Rebecca Cook | Reuters DETROIT – General Motors is conducting damage
Nissan has released the starting price of the Ariya electric crossover, the brand’s second all-electric vehicle. It starts at $43,190. The Ariya is Nissan’s long-awaited second electric car to follow the Leaf. The Japanese automaker built an early lead in all-electric vehicle with the Leaf, which launched in 2011, but it then sat on that
Seven-time NASCAR champion Jimmie Johnson is retiring from full-time racing in order to free up time to spend with his family. The news was first reported on Monday by the Associated Press and later confirmed by Johnson via social media. Johnson had already retired from NASCAR after 2020 and since then competed primarily in IndyCar
Local residents are demanding that production is stopped at Tesla’s plant in Gruenheide, near Berlin, after a fire broke out on the factory grounds. Firefighters on Monday took five hours to extinguish the fire, with no injuries reported. The firefighters were called when 800 cubic meters (1,046 cubic yards) of cardboard, paper and wood scraps