Autos: News

Data Shows Tesla Batteries Lose Less Than 10 Percent Capacity at 160,000 Miles

Wednesday  18:20,   18 april 2018
MSN

Good charging habits have enabled some Tesla owners to see phenomenal lifespan out of their car's battery.A thread on popular Tesla forum Tesla Motors Club has begun to track battery degradation over time with the use of community-sourced and[...]

Mercedes-Maybach SUV Interior Previewed in New Sketch

Wednesday  18:20,   18 april 2018
MSN

Automaker will also debut A-Class sedanMercedes-Benz has confirmed it will debut a Maybach SUV concept at the Beijing auto show later this month. A teaser sketch reveals the model will feature a simplified dashboard layout with a large screen and[...]

VW Group Tests Autonomous Park

Wednesday  17:38,   18 april 2018
Wheels.ca

The Volkswagen Group is currently testing autonomous parking at Hamburg Airport based on a car park map the Volkswagen, Audi and Porsche vehicles navigate their way to a parking space on their own. Orientation is provided to the vehicles by [...]

Tesla production pause adds to Model 3 concerns

Wednesday  17:38,   18 april 2018
Reuters

Tesla Inc (TSLA.O) shares fell as much as 2 percent in premarket trading on Tuesday, a temporary halt in production of its Model 3 sedan adding to nerves about the electric car maker's consistent failure to keep its promises on vehicle output.[...]

VW plans to update its logo into something ‘more colorful’

Wednesday  17:37,   18 april 2018
Autoblog

The round Volkswagen logo is one of the most easily recognizable carmaker emblems, together with the Mercedes-Benz star and the Chevrolet bowtie. Messing with it would be akin to Coca-Cola introducing the ill-fated New Coke, but VW still wants to[...]

Bugatti telemetry detects car issues in real time

Wednesday  17:37,   18 april 2018
Autofile

Feature has been available on Bugatti cars since Veyron 16.4 in 2004 1/7 SLIDES © Provided by Autofile Bugatti Flying Doctor Edouard Klein 2/7 SLIDES © Provided by Autofile Bugatti telemetry communications engineer Norbert[...]

VW New Boss To Review All Group's Brands; Might Sell Some

Wednesday  17:37,   18 april 2018
motor1

Herbert Diess says they "will review all options."Have you ever wondered how many brands the Volkswagen Group has under its huge umbrella? There’s the core brand VW, the posh Audi, the sporty Porsche, the high-end Bentley, the no-frills[...]

Electric Buses Coming to Ontario

Tuesday  21:25,   17 april 2018
autoTRADER.ca

Ontario is getting a new pilot program to test electric buses in Brampton and York Region. Minister of Economic Development and Growth Steven Del Duca made the announcement earlier today. The province will purchase 14 electric buses and four[...]

2019 Ford Focus holds the secret to Ford's future

Tuesday  21:25,   17 april 2018
CNET

Moving to a more flexible vehicle platform could save the company billions.Ford's secret is a do-it-all vehicle platform that can underpin a number of vehicles across multiple markets. Joe Bakaj, Ford of Europe's head of engineering, told Automotive [...]

Interview: Lincoln Chief Joy Falotico on Aviator, Other Future Products

Tuesday  21:22,   17 april 2018
MSN

The new head of Lincoln talks SUVs, China, electrification, and moreMost people don't know Joy Falotico who spent 29 years at Ford Credit, quietly climbing the ranks to chairman and CEO. But in a management shakeup at Ford, effective March 1 she[...]

McLaren built a 570S Spider just for Canada

Tuesday  21:21,   17 april 2018
CNET

There's even a little maple leaf on it! Cute!McLaren and its Canadian distributor, Pfaff Automotive Partners, have teamed up to create five special 570S Spiders for Canadian buyers. The cars are meant to represent McLaren's history in Canada,[...]

Mazda finally gets around to Android and Apple integration

Tuesday  21:21,   17 april 2018
Autofile

Android Auto, Apple CarPlay to debut in 2018, retrofitted for older cars 1/6 SLIDES © Provided by Autofile MyLink connecting to Apple CarPlay 2/6 SLIDES © Provided by Autofile Mazda Connect infotainment screen 3/6 SLIDES [...]

Infiniti QX Prices to Start at $44,490

Tuesday  18:21,   17 april 2018
Wheels.ca

With the addition of the VC-Turbo – the world’s first production-ready variable compression ratio engine – the all-new Infiniti will have a starting price of$44,490.The all-new 2019 QX50 offers a plethora of standard equipment, not typically found[...]

Bolt repeats as Green Car of the year

Tuesday  18:18,   17 april 2018
Driving.ca

The Chevrolet Bolt is the 2018 Canadian Green Car Award, marking the first time in the award’s six-year history that a vehicle has taken the top prize in consecutive years. A panel of 12 noted Canadian automotive journalists selected the Bolt, a[...]

Tesla Model 3 Comes to Canada, So How Do You Get One?

Tuesday  18:17,   17 april 2018
autoTRADER.ca

Tesla Model[...]