Autos: News

Uber scales back self-driving operations, lays off 100 employees

Friday  17:59,   13 july 2018
cnet

In the wake of a fatal crash back in March, Uber continues to wind back its self-driving operations, laying off 100 employees in Pittsburgh and San Francisco.According to the report, Uber held a meeting on July 11 announcing to around 100 safety[...]
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Ontario Unplugs EV and Home Charging Incentives

Friday  17:59,   13 july 2018
autotrader.ca

The Ontario Electric Vehicle Incentive Program gave new car buyers in that province the biggest financial incentives to buy electric in the country, and among the largest in the world . That program has now been cancelled.The announcement from the[...]

Jaguar mobile app addresses EV range anxiety in real time

Thursday  21:16,   12 july 2018
autofile.ca

Go I-Pace app predicts how an EV would behave during current vehicle useThe company has developed a mobile app that predicts how an electric vehicle would behave during your current vehicle[...]

Cadillac Keeps Testing The Refreshed XT5 In Europe

Thursday  21:16,   12 july 2018
motor1

Getting ready for a debut early next year. For some unknown reasons, Cadillac is still testing the revised XT5 in Europe. This new batch of spy shots comes from sunny Spain, where the American manufacturer is performing hot climate testing for its[...]

Mil-Spec Releases Renderings Of Its Newest Hummer H1 Revival

Thursday  18:41,   12 july 2018
motor1

The Second Edition model gets the slant-back treatment. Mil-Spec Automotive loves the HumVee. To be more specific, the company loves the original H1 – the take-no-prisoners military all-terrain conqueror that was epic for getting soldiers through[...]

Spied! Porsche Cayenne Coupe Shows Off its Sleek Roofline

Thursday  18:40,   12 july 2018
msn

From consideration to creationWe spotted one of the first prototypes of the Porsche Cayenne coupe out testing recently. Because it's not wearing camouflage, we can clearly see the model's lower roofline. This prototype isn't ready for prime time,[...]

Rezvani Tank Military Edition Can Take A Bullet, Packs A Hellcat

Thursday  18:40,   12 july 2018
motor1

And the first one has a celebrity owner. If you want something rugged and relatively affordable, buy a Jeep. But if you want something that can take on bullets and bombs as well as trails, and comes powered by an optional 707-horsepower[...]

BMW iX3 Production Will Start in 2020

Thursday  18:30,   12 july 2018
autotrader.ca

BMW has just confirmed that production of the electric version of the X3 crossover will start in 2020, at a plant in China where it will be built for global export .The German automaker showed off the concept version of the iX3 this past April at[...]

VIDEO: Ford goes deep underground with Fiesta ST

Thursday  18:30,   12 july 2018
autofile.ca

Part of Ford’s performance-driven series Europe’s Greatest Driving Roads , starring cars like the Ford GT and Mustang Convertible in some of the most stunning driving environments on the continent, from the icy barrenness of Arctic Circle in Norway[...]

Jaguar moves to trademark C-Pace name

Thursday  18:30,   12 july 2018
autoblog

The Jaguar C-Pace could be a crossover coupe version based on either the E-Pace or the F-Pace. The trademark application was filed on July 9, and along with car-related goods and services, the application also covers software and charging[...]

German Banker Suggests Classic Cars as Investment

Thursday  18:29,   12 july 2018
autotrader.ca

With interest rates at banks low, investors are looking for stable alternatives to build their money . Now a new report says that bankers in Germany are suggesting an alternative we can really get behind: classic German cars.Jens Berner, a vintage[...]

Report: Ford Fusion to Live On as a Subaru Outback Fighter

Thursday  18:29,   12 july 2018
caranddriver

The familiar name may be saved from the scrapyard and applied to a lifted station wagon.It seems likely that this rumored Fusion wagon, possibly to be called the Fusion Active, will be a version of the Europe-market Mondeo wagon (pictured), which is [...]

Tesla’s Alleged Saboteur Is Doubling Down

Thursday  18:29,   12 july 2018
jalopnik

A former Tesla technician accused by the automaker of stealing reams of confidential data and leaking it to outside sources now has an attorney, and he’s doubling down on his allegation that Tesla made misstatements to investors about placing[...]

Mercedes may take on the Porsche Cayman with a new sports car

Wednesday  21:06,   11 july 2018
motortrend

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Did a whistleblower cause the reversal of an Ontario car insurance decision?

Wednesday  21:06,   11 july 2018
driving.ca

If you’ve ever had a disagreement regarding an automobile insurance payout, maybe you should pay attention to this article. If you’re one of the applicants to the Ontario Licence Appeal Tribunal (LAT) – nearly 6,000 in its first year alone – seeking [...]