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VW & Ford Team Up For Possible Future Shared EV Efforts

01.18.2019 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

They also signed a memorandum of understanding to discuss collaborating on autonomous tech and mobility services. Volkswagen and Ford are getting serious about their partnership by officially announcing plans to collaborate on a midsized pickup truck in 2022 acting as a successor to the Ford Ranger and Volkswagen Amarok in some regions. In addition, the work would result in a Ford-developed one-ton van ...

Tesla to recall 14,000 Model S cars in China over faulty Takata airbags

China’s top market regulator said on Friday that Tesla will recall a total of 14,123 imported Model S vehicles in the country over potentially deadly airbags. The recall is part of an industry-wide crackdown on Takata-made front passenger airbags, which involves roughly 37 million vehicles including more mainstream brands such as Toyota and Ford, as ...

Battery-Electric Ford F-150 Is Coming, Says CEO

01.17.2019 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

It was only a matter of time, but now the time until we see an all-electric Ford F-150 seems to be reduced considerably. We are well aware that Ford has gone round and round about whether or not it will bring a plug-in hybrid or even a battery-electric F-150 pickup truck to market. Now that ...

EV Purists Take Note: A Ton Of Plug-in Hybrids Are Coming

01.17.2019 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

If plug-in hybrids mean more electric miles, then why not? General Motors announced this week that it’s done with plug-in hybrids. This news comes after The General’s decision to **** the Chevy Volt, which for years the company said was far superior to any EV. So now it appears that three companies – Tesla, General ...

Ford’s iconic F-series trucks are going electric

Ford's iconic and popular F-series pickup line will soon have electric options, the company announced today. The move is intended to "future-proof" the enormous truck business against rising gas prices and regulations favoring electric vehicles over internal combustion. ...

Lincoln’s First Electric Car Will Stem From Ford’s Mustang-Inspired EV

01.16.2019 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Once the EV skateboard is developed, it can be used in many applications Lincoln is going to introduce its first all-electric car using Ford‘s BEV platform, which first we will see in the upcoming crossover/SUV inspired by the Mustang (teased above and rendered below). There are no details available yet, besides that the versatile BEV ...

GM is transforming Cadillac into an electric brand

General Motors is turning Cadillac into its lead electric vehicle brand in a bid to compete against Tesla as well as a host of other automakers bringing EVs onto the market. Plans are already underway to introduce the first model from the company’s new battery electric vehicle architecture, GM said Friday during an investor meeting. ...

Ford is shutting down its Chariot shuttle service

Ford is shutting down Chariot, the shuttle startup that it purchased just two years ago that was supposed to be a part of the automaker’s fresh effort to move beyond the traditional business of buying and selling cars. Chariot will end service on commuter routes in the U.K. on January 25, according to a company ...