UK new car sales grow for second consecutive month

UK new car registrations rose 4.6 per cent in September 2022, to 225,269 units New-car registrations in the UK saw their second consecutive month of growth in September 2022, but remain down on pre-Covid levels, according to the latest figures from the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT). A total of 225,269 new cars were registered in September 2022. […]

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TeslaCam Catches Truck Driver Shooting At Model S In Road Rage Incident

A shocking shooting incident was captured by a Tesla’s on-board cameras in Houston, Texas, on September 25. Tesla Model S owner Chris Harclerode was returning home from the airport at around 8:30 p.m., when he says he noticed a Ford pickup truck driving aggressively behind him on Westpark Toll Road. Footage from the Tesla’s rear camera shows the truck accelerating, changing […]

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Porsche 911 Cabriolet 964-Model Gets 500-HP EV Conversion From Everrati

Everrati specializes in performing electric powertrain conversions to classic sports cars. Its latest creation is a 964-generation Porsche 911 Cabriolet wide body. The new variant joins the existing coupe- and Targa-based offerings. The new powertrain consists of an electric motor that Everrati offers with 440-horsepower (328-kilowatt) or 500-hp (373-kW) outputs. The more powerful version pumps out 369 pound-feet (500 Newton-meters) of torque. […]

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Ford Increases Lightning Base Price For Second Time In Two Months

The base Ford F-150 Lightning Pro just got pricier. Again. In August, Ford announced it was increasing the base price of the Lightning by a whopping $7,100 to bring the cost up to $48,769. Now Automotive News is reporting that the model will see another price hike. The base 2023 F-150 Lightning Pro starts at $53,769 with the $1,795 destination […]

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Red Flags Emerge on the Way to Electric Vehicle Adoption

The U.S. lacks enough domestically supplied materials to keep up with consumer demand, so innovations in battery chemistry, materials substitution and recycling will be key to the transition to EVs, according to a recent Cox Automotive Mobility white paper. Photo: Manheim While vehicle electrification makes progress, the lingering effects of the pandemic, the soaring cost of raw materials and geopolitical […]

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US: Ford BEV Sales Tripled In September 2022

In September, the total sales of Ford and Lincoln vehicles in the US decreased by 9% year-over-year to 142,644, which means that supply issues are not yet solved (despite the three positive months before). The year-to-date result is now 1.2% lower than a year ago at 1,380,494. Ford sales: 135,978 (down 8.7%) Lincoln sales: 6,666 (down 12.8%) Total sales: 142,644 […]

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Audi R8 successor will be fully electric

An Audi supercar is in the works and it could have even greater levels of performance Audi’s sports car future is looking electric. We’ve already seen sleek, low-slung EVs from the brand in the shape of the e-tron GT and the ‘sphere’ concepts but new plans are being laid out for a replacement for the TT sports car and even […]

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Tesla's Expansion For Ecological Paradise Approved For Giga Texas

A few weeks ago, Tesla’s future Giga Texas “ecological paradise” was back in the news. We told you that CEO Elon Musk confirmed there may be electric Tesla boats available at the park at some point. However, more importantly, we shared that Tesla was set to add 500,000 square feet, or 12 acres, to the site’s original construction limits. Fast-forward […]

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