Ford hikes starting price of its electric F-150 Lightning pickup for second time in less than two months

Ford F-150 Lightning pickup trucks are shown at the Ford Rouge Electric Vehicle Center on April 26, 2022 in Dearborn, Michigan.  Bill Pugliano | Getty Images DETROIT — Ford Motor is increasing the starting price of its electric F-150 Lightning pickup by $5,000 for the 2023 model year, citing rising costs and supply chain issues.… Continue reading Ford hikes starting price of its electric F-150 Lightning pickup for second time in less than two months

Ford to end production of $500,000 GT supercar with special edition

2022 Ford GT LM Edition Ford DETROIT — Ford Motor will end production of its $500,000 GT supercar later this year with a special edition model paying tribute to the vehicle’s racing heritage. The Detroit automaker on Wednesday said the 2022 Ford GT LM Edition will be the last model of the third-generation car, which… Continue reading Ford to end production of $500,000 GT supercar with special edition

Audi R8 successor will be fully electric

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 its halo car – the R8. We’ve previously heard from Linda… Continue reading Audi R8 successor will be fully electric

UK new car sales grow for second consecutive month

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. Although this represented a 4.6 per cent increase compared… Continue reading UK new car sales grow for second consecutive month

“Citroen is reclaiming its crown as the king of original thinking”

Normally you’d look at a concept car like the Citroen Oli and regard it as pie-in-the-sky thinking. After all, we see enough concepts that bear no relation to anything we might actually be able to buy. However, Citroen is different, ploughing a clear path towards value, style and sustainability. I’m liking what I’m seeing these… Continue reading “Citroen is reclaiming its crown as the king of original thinking”

New 2022 Mercedes B-Class facelift unveiled with subtle design tweaks

The Mercedes B-Class isn’t exactly swamped with rivals, but with BMW releasing its second-gen 2 Series Active Tourer this year, Stuttgart needed to fight back. Meet the new, facelifted Mercedes B-Class, which arrives with subtle design tweaks and electrified engines to fight for class honours in the MPV sector.  The styling changes are difficult to… Continue reading New 2022 Mercedes B-Class facelift unveiled with subtle design tweaks

New Mercedes-AMG A 45 receives new look and updated tech for 2022

Mercedes has given its A-Class a facelift for 2022 and that means revisions for the AMG-fettled A 35 and A 45 performance hatches. Although the mid-life refresh doesn’t see any changes in the way of performance figures, Mercedes has worked on the exterior design of the A 35 and A 45, while giving both more… Continue reading New Mercedes-AMG A 45 receives new look and updated tech for 2022

Ford nods to 2016 Le Mans win with new, ultra-limited-edition GT model

Ford Motor Co. on Wednesday announced the new 2022 Ford GT LM Edition — a final special edition model for the third-generation Ford GT sports car that pays homage to the company’s 2016 performance at the legendary 24 Hours of Le Mans endurance race. And by limited, Ford means limited: only 20 units of the model… Continue reading Ford nods to 2016 Le Mans win with new, ultra-limited-edition GT model

Will the rise of EVs mean the death of the gas station in California?

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Electric car, energy tax-credit rules put on fast track at Treasury

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