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UPDATE: GM To Shut Down Chevy Volt Factory: Volt Confirmed Dead

11.26.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Is the Volt as we know it now dead? It would seem to be the case that with the closure of this site, the Chevy Volt will exist no more. But that doesn’t rule out the possibility of a Voltec crossover in the very near future. ***UPDATE: General Motors has responded to our inquiry on ...

Audi Offers Up Sneak Peek Of e-Tron GT Ahead Of Reveal

11.26.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Audi will debut the e-tron GT concept on November 28 at the LA Auto Show This year’s Los Angeles Auto Show will see several interesting electric vehicles and concepts being revealed. One of the most promising, the Audi e-tron GT concept, a vehicle underpinned by the Porsche Taycan architecture, certainly seems like one of the ...

UPDATE: Nissan Postpones Launch Of 60-kWh LEAF e-Plus

11.26.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Due to the issues surrounding Carlos Ghosn, Nissan will delay the launch. The higher-performance, longer-range LEAF was expected soon, but Nissan now says it will delay the launch until this Ghosn issue is cleared up. ***UPDATE: The Wall Street Journal is reporting that Nissan had planned to debut the 60-kWh LEAF at the LA Auto ...

Die Hard Porsche Fan Reviews Tesla Model 3

11.26.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

This Porsche aficionado happens upon a Tesla Model 3. What does he have to share? Car Fanatic on YouTube dedicates nearly his entire channel to Porsche-related coverage. He provides multiple vehicle reviews, information related to cost of ownership, repair tutorials, user car buying guides, and the list goes on and on. It’s abundantly clear that this ...

Carlos Ghosn Discharged As Mitsubishi’s Chairman of the Board

11.26.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Carlos Ghosn was degraded to a regular board member at Mitsubishi On November 26 Mitsubishi Motors removed Carlos Ghosn from his role as Chairman of the Board and Representative Director, following Nissan. Temporarily, the role was taken by the CEO Osamu Masuko. Nissan holds a controlling 34% stake in Mitsubishi Motors for over two years, when in ...

Watch Rivian R1T Electric Pickup Truck Do Some Proper Off-Roading

11.26.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

This thing ain’t built only for the tarmac. Concurrent with its grand debut at the LA Motor Show, Rivian released a set of videos showcasing some of the abilities and features of its all-new R1T electric pickup truck. The R1T electric truck is perhaps the most exciting entrant in the plug-in segment since the Tesla ...

Rivian R1T Electric Pickup Truck Shocks World In LA Debut [UPDATE]

11.26.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

The all-new Rivian R1T electric pickup truck will be in a class of its own. ***UPDATE: Live images of the Rivian R1t electric truck added below. Several years ago, Rivian Founder and CEO RJ Scaringe initiated a plan to bring a vehicle lineup to market that has never been executed before. After years of research, ...

These Celebrities Love Their Very Distinctive Tesla Vehicles

11.26.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

THIS CYBER MONDAY, GET CREATIVE LIKE THESE TESLA-OWNING CELEBS [VIDEO] As Tesla continues ramp up its fourth quarter vehicle deliveries, many owners are looking for something to make their car a bit more distinctive. Celebrities are no exception. Let’s take a look at a few stars who’ve modified their Tesla in some unexpected ways. It looks like they’ve chosen to ...

F1 Race Engineer To Switch To Formula E Mercedes Role

11.26.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Valtteri Bottas’s Formula 1 race engineer Tony Ross will switch to Mercedes’ Formula E programme now that the 2018 season has concluded. Ross, who has worked at Mercedes since 2011 when he joined from Williams, also previously engineered Nico Rosberg and the pair worked together when Rosberg won the 2016 F1 world title. Mercedes motorsport ...

Porsche Plans To Cut Costs To Account For Lower Profitability Of EVs

11.26.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Porsche looks for an additional €6 billions in savings According to Bloomberg, Porsche is working on a plan to improve overall efficiency of the company to compensate for the lower profitability of new electric models. The idea is to improve operating profit by €6 billion (about $6.8 billion) over eight years by 2025, which is about ...