German Court Puts a Sales and Production Ban on Ford's Internet Connected Cars in the Country Due to Patent DisputeJun 26, 2022 3:30 PM WST
A German court has put a nationwide sales ban on Ford Motor Co vehicles in the country that have internet-connected infotainment systems. The move is as part of a lawsuit over the violation of wireless technology patents, Reuters reported on Friday. The ruling by the Munich regional court is primarily over the licensing of standard-essential patents for LTE networks used in Ford vehicles in Europe.
Ford Motor Co is Recalling 39,000 Expedition and Lincoln Navigator SUVs Over Engine Fire RiskJun 25, 2022 11:15 AM WST
Ford Motor Co is issuing a safety recall for its popular Expedition and Lincoln Navigator SUVs because the vehicles pose a risk of fire in the engine bay, including while the vehicle is parked and turned off. As a precaution, Ford is advising customers of 39,013 Ford Expedition and Lincoln Navigator SUVs that were built over a four-month period between late 2020 and early 2021 to park their vehicles outside.
BMW iVentures Announces Lead Investment in Mangrove Lithium, a Company Developing ‘Green Lithium’ Refining TechnologyJun 23, 2022 3:15 PM WST
BMW iVentures, the Silicon Valley-based venture capital arm of automaker BMW that invests in companies developing advanced technologies for the auto industry, announced today a lead investment in the Series A-1 financing round of Mangrove Lithium, a Vancouver BC based company producing battery-grade lithium hydroxide and carbonate for electric vehicle batteries in a more sustainable way.
Motional Kicks off its Robot Food Delivery Pilot With Uber Eats in Southern CaliforniaJun 22, 2022 10:30 AM WST
Hyundai’s autonomous driving technology unit Motional has officially kicked off its delivery pilot with Uber Eats in Southern California. Beginning today, Some Uber Eats orders placed in Santa Monica will be delivered using Hyundai Ioniq 5 electric SUVs outfitted with autonomous driving by Motional.
Specs and Photos of NIO’s New ES7 Electric SUV Revealed in a Regulatory Filing in China Ahead of its LaunchJun 19, 2022 3:30 PM WST
Electric vehicle startup NIO Inc is planning to launch its latest model soon named the ES7, which is a fully-electric SUV that will compete with Tesla’s Model Y and BMW’s X5L SUV that’s sold in China. Although NIO has yet to reveal the full specs of its latest electric vehicle, the details were recently leaked in a regulatory filing in China ahead of its pending launch.
Tesla is Recalling 130,000 Vehicles to Address Touchscreen Display Malfunctions Caused by Overheating, its 11th Recall This YearJun 16, 2022 10:35 AM WST
Tesla is recalling about 130,000 vehicles in the U.S. following an overheating issue involving the CPU that powers the center-mounted touch screen display in the 2021 and 2022 Tesla S and X vehicles, as well as the 2022 the Model 3 sedan and Model Y SUV. The overheating issue can cause the center display to malfunction, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) said on Tuesday.
Hyundai Plans to Build a New U.S. EV Factory in Georgia, According to SourcesJun 15, 2022 10:30 AM WST
South Korean automaker Hyundai is planning to build an electric vehicle factory in Georgia, according to people familiar with the automaker’s plans. The Georgia EV factory will build vehicles for both Hyundai and Kia.
Tesla Aims to Make China the ‘World’s Largest Vehicle Export Hub’ with a Second FactoryJun 11, 2022 10:15 AM WST
Electric automaker Tesla Inc plans to build a second factory in China which would double its production capacity in the world’s biggest auto market. The plans were confirmed in a letter sent to local officials this week, which outlined how Tesla planned to further expand its plant in Shanghai.
Fisker Inc. Teases a New High-Performance, Grand Touring Electric Sports Car, Says it Will Have the Longest Range of Any Production EVJun 10, 2022 1:00 PM WST
California-based electric vehicle startup Fisker Inc teased what will be its third electric vehicle, a high-performance sports car in development under “Project Ronin”. The battery-powered sedan will rival high performance electric vehicles including the Tesla Model S Plaid and Roadster, Porsche Taycan, Mercedes-Benz EQS and Lucid Air Sedan and other premium EVs.
The State-of-the Art Meridian Audio System in the Kia EV6 Transforms the Cabin into an Immersive, Interactive Digital SpaceJun 05, 2022 1:00 PM WST
Kia shared new details about the high-end, Meridian audio system in the new EV6 and how it contributes to the heart and soul of the futuristic vehicle. Kia says its state-of-the-art audio tech and cabin arrangement played an important part in the EV6 being named this year’s “2022 Car of the Year” at the European Car of the Year (ECOTY) awards.