MUNICH — Soaring demand for semiconductors means the auto industry could struggle to source enough of them throughout next year and into 2023, though the shortage should be less severe by then, Daimler’s CEO said on Sunday. Automakers, forced by the COVID-19 pandemic to shut down plants last year, face stiff competition from the sprawling
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What kind of vehicle is the 2022 Honda HR-V? What does it compare to? You may think you want a big, bulky SUV, but in reality the Honda HR-V probably does everything you need. This versatile small crossover is comparable to the Hyundai Kona, Subaru Crosstrek, and Toyota C-HR.  Is the 2022 Honda HR-V a
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Mercedes-Benz is aiming for a sweet spot of the luxury-sedan market with its newest electric vehicle — the midsize EQE. The gasoline-powered E-Class sedan has been a longtime cornerstone of Mercedes’ lineup, and the automaker is eager to hang on to those buyers as the market shifts to EVs. Midsize sedans are the second-largest luxury-car
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LOS ANGELES — The in-vehicle experience is poised for one of its biggest transformations to date, with the wider adoption of 5G technology. Nearly every company tied to the automotive sector, from tech startups to staples such as Jeep, are preparing for high-speed, high-capacity, low-latency wireless tech to enhance in-vehicle experiences for both passengers and
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8:10 PM ET Associated Press BROWNSBURG, Ind. — Heavy rain Saturday wiped out the final two qualifying sessions of the NHRA U.S. Nationals at Lucas Oil Raceway at Indianapolis. The fields for the eliminations Sunday were set from the single qualifying session Friday when the father-daughter duo of John and Brittany Force dominated. The 72-year-old
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The battery cell “is tomorrow’s combustion chamber,” Porsche CEO Oliver Blume declared at parent Volkswagen Group’s Power Day. The VW event, which came not long after Tesla’s Battery Day in September 2020, marked the first of a series of announcements from European automakers that laid out their plans to replace internal combustion engines with battery-
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When automotive executives gather in Munich this upcoming week for Europe’s first major car show in two years, they will do more than just lift the veil on shiny sheet metal. These are occasions where big deals tend to get done. Consider one of the last times the auto world descended on a European city
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