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Diesel cars defy ‘demonisation’ with steady price rises – Telegraph.co.uk

Posted: Wednesday, September 20, 2017

While prices and interest in diesel cars are holding up, the report did find that motorists have been left “confused”by the increasing controversy around diesel. This has been compounded by the Government announcement that by 2040 sales of new cars with diesel or petrol engines will be banned, and drivers said they are now finding buying a car “more challenging”. “This sustained debate on fuel is a by-product of a…

Diesel cars defy ‘demonisation’ with steady price rises – The Telegraph – Telegraph.co.uk

Posted: Wednesday, September 20, 2017

While prices and interest in diesel cars are holding up, the report did find that motorists have been left “confused”by the increasing controversy around diesel. This has been compounded by the Government announcement that by 2040 sales of new cars with diesel or petrol engines will be banned, and drivers said they are now finding buying a car “more challenging”. “This sustained debate on fuel is a by-product of a…

Fiat Chrysler recalling nearly 500,000 Ram pickup trucks for fire risk – CNBC

Posted: Wednesday, September 20, 2017

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2018 BMW M5: Muscle born from technology – STLtoday.com

Posted: Wednesday, September 20, 2017

These days, automotive muscle is techy and global. The classic age of American muscle came just after the mid-point of the last century — late 1960s to early-’70s. Then the 1973 Arab oil embargo, among other factors, led to the downsizing and emasculation of heretofore fire-breathing brutes. But, thanks to technology, a 21st-century renaissance of muscle is upon us, enabled by variable valve timing, artificial aspiration from…

An ex-Googler says flying cars are ‘completely crazy’ — and they’re 3 years away from becoming the next hot thing – Markets Insider

Posted: Wednesday, September 20, 2017

The Kitty Hawk Flyer. Kitty Hawk Flying cars are poised to replace self-driving cars as the hot thing in the next three years according to ex-Googler and Kitty Hawk founder Sebastian Thrun.  During his appearance at the TechCrunch Disrupt conference in San Francisco on Tuesday, Thrun, who is sometimes referred to as the godfather of the self-driving car, explained why he believes personal air travel will become an everyday occurrence…

Diesel cars defy ‘demonisation’ with steady price rises – Telegraph.co.uk

Posted: Wednesday, September 20, 2017

While prices and interest in diesel cars are holding up, the report did find that motorists have been left “confused”by the increasing controversy around diesel. This has been compounded by the Government announcement that by 2040 sales of new cars with diesel or petrol engines will be banned, and drivers said they are now finding buying a car “more challenging”. “This sustained debate on fuel is a by-product of a…

Aston Martin CEO calls for Brexit clarity within six months – The Independent

Posted: Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Aston Martin wants some clarity on the UK government’s Brexit negotiations within six months as the luxury sports-car maker seeks to avoid trade tariffs. The car manufacturer, whose cars feature in James Bond films, also wants an indication of how the industry will recruit skilled labour after the UK exits the European Union, chief executive Andy Palmer said in an interview with Bloomberg Television in Singapore. “We understand there has to…

Diesel cars defy ‘demonisation’ with steady price rises – Telegraph.co.uk

Posted: Wednesday, September 20, 2017

While prices and interest in diesel cars are holding up, the report did find that motorists have been left “confused”by the increasing controversy around diesel. This has been compounded by the Government announcement that by 2040 sales of new cars with diesel or petrol engines will be banned, and drivers said they are now finding buying a car “more challenging”. “This sustained debate on fuel is a by-product of a…

2018 Acura MDX offers better infotainment, flashier colors – CNET

Posted: Tuesday, September 19, 2017

In the years following a major refresh, automakers don’t usually add a whole bunch of new kit to a car. But the 2018 Acura MDX, one year past its last refresh, didn’t get that memo. To start, the 2018 MDX gets your standard year-over-year update — paint. Basque Red will be available on base and Technology trims, while San Marino Red will be offered on the Advance trim. Why does…

Fiat Chrysler recalling nearly 500000 Ram pickup trucks for fire risk – CNBC

Posted: Tuesday, September 19, 2017

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Waymo and Intel Shack Up to Create a Self-Driving Power Couple – WIRED

Posted: Tuesday, September 19, 2017

As the self-driving car industry continues its rapid growth, it’s seeing more partnership drama than a middle school dance. For months now, major companies have been hooking up—Uber and Daimler, Lyft and General Motors, Microsoft and Volvo—but Intel CEO Brian Krzanich’s announcement on Monday that the giant chipmaker is helping Waymo, Google’s self-driving car project, build robocar technology registers as some seriously juicy gossip. If there’s a frontrunner in the…

Electric vehicles: India is about to embark on the most ambitious … – Quartz

Posted: Tuesday, September 19, 2017

India is shifting gears. The world’s fifth-largest auto market is readying for a stupendous transformation: moving completely towards electric vehicles (EVs) by 2030. This is part of the Narendra Modi government’s vision to helm a renewable-energy revolution in the country. It reckons that the automobile sector’s massive conversion will cut its oil bill by some $60 billion, reduce emissions by 37%, and curb the burgeoning demand for road infrastructure over…

Aston Martin CEO calls for Brexit clarity within six months | The … – The Independent

Posted: Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Aston Martin wants some clarity on the UK government’s Brexit negotiations within six months as the luxury sports-car maker seeks to avoid trade tariffs. The car manufacturer, whose cars feature in James Bond films, also wants an indication of how the industry will recruit skilled labour after the UK exits the European Union, chief executive Andy Palmer said in an interview with Bloomberg Television in Singapore. “We understand there has to…

Why switching to fully electric cars will take time – BBC News – BBC News

Posted: Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Toyota blazed a trail in hybrid car design with its Prius Are electric cars really about to take over from the old-fashioned internal combustion engine? Judging by some of the headlines we’ve seen recently, you could be forgiven for thinking petrol and diesel engines were about to be consigned to the scrap heap. Yet the reality is rather different. There is no question that…

Why switching to fully electric cars will take time – BBC News

Posted: Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Toyota blazed a trail in hybrid car design with its Prius Are electric cars really about to take over from the old-fashioned internal combustion engine? Judging by some of the headlines we’ve seen recently, you could be forgiven for thinking petrol and diesel engines were about to be consigned to the scrap heap. Yet the reality is rather different. There is no question that…

US tipped to put brakes on auto sales as easy finance dries up – CNBC

Posted: Tuesday, September 19, 2017

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India is about to embark on the most ambitious electric-car transformation in the world – Quartz

Posted: Tuesday, September 19, 2017

India is shifting gears. The world’s fifth-largest auto market is readying for a stupendous transformation: moving completely towards electric vehicles (EVs) by 2030. This is part of the Narendra Modi government’s vision to helm a renewable-energy revolution in the country. It reckons that the automobile sector’s massive conversion will cut its oil bill by some $60 billion, reduce emissions by 37%, and curb the burgeoning demand for road infrastructure over…

Why fully electric cars may be stuck in the slow lane – BBC News

Posted: Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Toyota blazed a trail in hybrid car design with its Prius Are electric cars really about to take over from the old-fashioned internal combustion engine? Judging by some of the headlines we’ve seen recently, you could be forgiven for thinking petrol and diesel engines were about to be consigned to the scrap heap. Yet the reality is rather different. There is no question that…

This investor is short Tesla, long BMW – here’s why – CNBC

Posted: Tuesday, September 19, 2017

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This investor is short Tesla, long BMW – here’s why – CNBC

Posted: Monday, September 18, 2017

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