Rumor Mill: VW ID.3 'Massive' Software Issues May Delay Launch

Reports say a summer launch in Europe is questionable as 10,000 techs are working to solve the problems. Volkswagen previously admitted to problems with its ID.3 software suite. According to Automotive News, the company shared that some 20,000 ID.3 electric vehicles would have to be built without complete software¬†architecture. This means that all these cars will potentially have to be […]

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Ferrari considered DAS-style system in the past

Ferrari has revealed that it considered running a Mercedes-style DAS system on its own car in the past, but decided against it because it felt it would not be legal. Mercedes caught its rivals by surprise in pre-season testing last week when it revealed its DAS, which can adjust the toe angle of the front tyres for each corner through […]

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2021 Mercedes-AMG GLA 45 Breaks Cover

The 2021 Mercedes-AMG GLA 45 is the newest hot offering from Affalterbach based on the GLA and has been revealed ahead of its debut at the Geneva Motor Show next month. The new GLA 45 is the third musketeer alongside the A 45 and the CLA 45 in the Mercedes-AMG A family and packs in the same M139 2.0-litre turbocharged […]

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Last September, Cyclopses Invaded Bonneville

In March 1957, a remarkable car first appeared in the pages of Road & Track—the Cyclops Two. The creation of Italian Piero Martini, the Cyclops Two featured bodywork repurposed from a Cinzano sign and just enough room for two passengers sitting in a fetal position. Except Piero Martini didn’t exist. Martini, and the Cyclops itself, were the madcap creations of […]

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Floersch to contest 2020 FIA F3 season with Campos

Sophia Floersch will make her full-time FIA Formula 3 debut in 2020, having completed Campos Racing’s line-up. The 19-year-old German racer, who had a breakthrough race-winning Ginetta Junior campaign in 2015 and has three podiums to her name from a subsequent two-year stint in ADAC Formula 4, has spent the past season representing Van Amersfoort racing in the new Formula […]

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Check Out The Tesla Model Y's Roomy Cargo Hold

Recent “leaked” images give us a solid look at the Model Y with the rear hatch open and seats folded down. The Tesla Model Y is set to launch in the coming weeks and there are still some key details missing. We haven’t seen the available third-row seats or good shots of the cargo area. While we’re still waiting on […]

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Panasonic To Exit Solar Production At Tesla’s New York Plant As Partnership Frays

Panasonic Corp said it would exit solar cell production at Tesla Inc’s New York plant, the latest sign of strain in a partnership where Panasonic’s status as the U.S. electric vehicle (EV) maker’s exclusive battery supplier is ending. The move increases uncertainty over Tesla’s solar business which is already under scrutiny, having been drastically scaled back since the U.S. firm […]

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Which Cars Have CVTs for 2020?

Continuously variable transmissions, or CVTs, are a type of transmission that trades the fixed-ratio gears of conventional automatic transmissions for a system involving two pulleys and an intervening belt or chain, which can infinitely vary gear ratios in real time. CVTs are hardly new; Subaru marketed the first stateside example in the late 1980s. But their usage spans a wide […]

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2021 Triumph Tiger 1200 Spotted On Test

Triumph Motorcycles may be working on updating the top-of-the-line Triumph Tiger 1200, after introducing the new Triumph Tiger 900. Latest spy shots from Europe show an advanced prototype of what is likely to be the 2021 Triumph Tiger 1200, which will likely get significant upgrades in performance and capability, with many new features to improve its off-road potential. Like the […]

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