6:16 PM ET Associated Press EPPING, N.H. — Four-time defending Top Fuel season champion Steve Torrence made the quickest run in New England Dragway history, driving to the provisional No. 1 spot Friday in the NHRA New England Nationals. In a side-by-side qualifying run with points leader Brittany Force, Torrence set the track time record
A camera has captured the moment that race car driver Dominik Olbert crashed his KTM X-Bow GTX while competing in April’s Pöllauberg hillclimb event in Austria. In this clip from YouTube channel Motorsportvideos Luky M., Olbert can be seen taking a left-hand bend but appears to have done so with a little too much speed.
FCA US, a subsidiary of Stellantis, pleaded guilty and is paying more than $300 million in criminal penalties to resolve a federal investigation that it conspired to mislead regulators and consumers about the emissions control systems in 101,482 Jeep Grand Cherokee and Ram 1500 models. The affected vehicles were equipped with the company’s second-generation EcoDiesel
General Motors Cruise on Thursday became the first company to secure a permit to charge for self-driving car rides in San Francisco, after it overcame city officials’ objections. Self-driving test cars with human safety drivers have become a constant sight in San Francisco, and completely driverless ones are increasingly common too. Turning them into a
President Joe Biden on Friday brushed off Tesla CEO Elon Musk’s reported “super bad feeling” about the U.S. economy, while praising some of Musk’s competitors for expanding their investments in electric vehicles. Biden then took a dismissive-sounding swipe at Musk, a frequent critic of his administration. “Lots of luck on his trip to the moon,” Biden
The Phantom Braking issue has been reported by Tesla owners starting in 2021 and now the number of reports has risen to 758, according to a lengthy document published by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) almost a month ago. Now it is asking Tesla whether or not the vehicles that experienced sudden inexplicable
AvtoVAZ said it will resume production of its best-selling Lada Granta model from June 8, after partially halting production in March due to a shortage of electronic parts because of Western sanctions on Moscow. Renault struck a deal in May to sell its majority stake in AvtoVAZ to a Russian science institute, reportedly for the
8:49 AM ET Mexico’s Sergio Perez has signed a contract extension with Red Bull to keep him with the Formula One team until the end of 2024. Perez claimed the third F1 win of his career at Sunday’s Monaco Grand Prix, and after the race he was heard joking to Red Bull team boss Christian
What kind of vehicle is the 2022 Audi Q7? What does it compare to? The Q7 crossover SUV wraps Audi style around a seven-seat body and a cutting-edge cabin. It’s a rival for the BMW X7, Benz GLS, and Volvo XC90. [embedded content] Is the 2022 Audi Q7 a good SUV? Review continues below It’s
A 2022 Jeep Wrangler four-door tipped over on its passenger side during a driver-side small overlap crash test, receiving a “marginal” rating, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety said Thursday. The news comes after the 2019 Wrangler also tipped onto its passenger side during an audit for the test and also received a “marginal” rating.
An aerial view shows the Tesla Fremont Factory in Fremont, California on February 10, 2022. Josh Edelson | AFP | Getty Images In 2017 and 2018, as some workers sought to form a union at the Tesla factory in Fremont, California, Elon Musk‘s electric vehicle company was paying a consultancy, MWW PR, to monitor employees
By Joey Klender Posted on June 2, 2022 The Tesla Cybertruck has attracted yet another crazy third-party modification from company Space Campers, which developed a “wedge-style” camper perfect for the great outdoors. Built from aerospace-grade composites, Space Campers developed the wedge design to last a lifetime, with all of the most appropriate accessories for a
Mercedes-Benz is quickly filling out its portfolio of electric vehicles and not every entry is at the top end. The latest arrival is the EQB based on the GLB-Class compact crossover. It starts sales this summer priced at $55,550, including a $1,050 destination charge. Mercedes also has an EQA based on the GLA-Class, though this
WASHINGTON/NEW YORK — The U.S. Justice Department on Thursday charged the U.S. business of Stellantis with criminal conspiracy in its multi-year emissions fraud probe surrounding vehicles with diesel engines. The government charges FCA US with conspiracy to defraud the U.S. to violate the Clean Air Act and to commit wire fraud. The automaker deceived U.S.
10:59 AM ET Associated Press Alexander Rossi on Thursday confirmed he has signed a multiyear deal to drive for Arrow McLaren SP beginning next season after a seven-year run with Andretti Autosport. Rossi’s departure had been widely speculated since April, although both the American driver and Michael Andretti insisted they had an exclusive negotiating window
What kind of vehicle is the 2022 Jeep Wagoneer? What does it compare to? For 2022, Jeep revives its full-size, body-on-frame SUV as the mainstream Wagoneer and the luxurious Grand Wagoneer. The Wagoneer debuted in 1963 and was last sold in the U.S. in 1991. It competes with vehicles such as the Chevrolet Tahoe, GMC
Toyota will introduce the fifth generation of its innovative hybrid technology in the 2023 Toyota Corolla Cross, giving the all-wheel-drive subcompact crossover an extra 25 hp while delivering a 23 percent boost in combined fuel economy over the model that went on sale last year. The Corolla Cross Hybrid, equipped with a standard electronic awd
The Mustang Mach-E is Ford’s first new all-electric vehicle under an $11 billion investment plan in electrified vehicles through 2022. Michael Wayland / CNBC Ford Motor said Thursday that its U.S. sales fell just 4.5% in May from a year ago, a narrower decline than in recent months, as it continued to see white-hot demand