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Semiconductor Chip Shortage Could Extend Well Into 2022

Semiconductor Chip Shortage Could Extend Well Into 2022

Even then, experts don’t believe that supplies will recover until 2023. So, car shoppers are looking at paying absurdly high prices for new and used cars for at least another year.

Vineeth Joel Patel2021-10-10 07:00 PT

Crash Avoidance Features Benefit Teen Drivers the Most

Crash Avoidance Features Benefit Teen Drivers the Most

Drivers under the age of 25 years old have lower frequencies of collisions and property damage liability claims when driving vehicles with advanced crash-avoidance systems.

Vineeth Joel Patel2021-09-20 08:00 PT

Tesla Delays Cybertruck, Semi to Focus on Model Y Production

Tesla Delays Cybertruck, Semi to Focus on Model Y Production

The launch of the highly anticipated electric pickup has been pushed back to 2022 because of supply chain issues and a limited supply of battery cells.

Vineeth Joel Patel2021-07-31 07:45 PT

Latest Consumer Reports Survey Finds Strong Interest in EVs

Latest Consumer Reports Survey Finds Strong Interest in EVs


In the company’s latest survey of drivers in America, 71 percent of respondents stated that they were interested in getting an EV at some point, with millennials beings the most interested of any generation.

Vineeth Joel Patel2020-12-21 06:00 PT

Report: U.S. Auto Industry Is Looking to the Government for More EV Support

Report: U.S. Auto Industry Is Looking to the Government for More EV Support

A leading lobbying group for the U.S. auto industry has reached out to policymakers to ask for more infrastructure, incentives, and other regulatory measures to support the adoption of EVs in the country.

Vineeth Joel Patel2020-12-20 08:30 PT

EVs Won’t Become as Cheap as Regular Cars to Build Until 2024

EVs Won’t Become as Cheap as Regular Cars to Build Until 2024

According to a report by The Guardian, automakers will be able to manufacture electric vehicles that cost the same as vehicles with internal combustion engines by 2024.

Vineeth Joel Patel2020-10-24 07:10 PT

DC Fast Charging, Passive Air Cooling Systems Lead to Quicker EV Battery Degradation

DC Fast Charging, Passive Air Cooling Systems Lead to Quicker EV Battery Degradation

There are multiple common factors that impact the longevity of a lithium-ion battery, but high temperatures and high electric currents are the two that have the greatest impact.

Vineeth Joel Patel2019-12-22 05:30 PT

Deloitte Claims e-bikes to Dominate Electric Sales Next Decade

Deloitte Claims e-bikes to Dominate Electric Sales Next Decade

Forget about electric cars, e-bikes are expected to rack in 130 million sales between 2020 and 2023.

Vineeth Joel Patel2019-12-21 06:00 PT

Latest Audi Study Finds Consumers Are Interested in Autonomous Vehicles

Latest Audi Study Finds Consumers Are Interested in Autonomous Vehicles

The survey questioned 21,000 participants over nine countries and found that those in Generation Z, individuals under 24 years old, were the most interested in self-driving cars.

Vineeth Joel Patel2019-09-30 07:00 PT

J.D. Power Study Finds New Car Owners Disable High-Tech Features

J.D. Power Study Finds New Car Owners Disable High-Tech Features

Automakers may be pouring millions into coming out with new driver-assist features, but J.D. Power’s latest study reveals that consumers aren’t crazy about the technology.

Vineeth Joel Patel2019-08-31 08:00 PT

Experts Claim Autonomous Cars Are Still a Decade Away, Report States

Experts Claim Autonomous Cars Are Still a Decade Away, Report States

A CNBC report that cites a survey that questioned automotive and tech experts claims that autonomous vehicles are still a decade, or more, away.

Vineeth Joel Patel2019-08-10 06:00 PT

Georgia Institute of Technology Finds Autonomous Cars Struggle to Detect Pedestrians With Dark Skin

Georgia Institute of Technology Finds Autonomous Cars Struggle to Detect Pedestrians With Dark Skin

According to the study, image-detection systems in autonomous vehicles were 5 percent less accurate at detecting pedestrians with dark skin.

Vineeth Joel Patel2019-03-08 10:26 PT

J.D. Power Finds Infotainment Technology is Improving, Still a Large Problem for Some Automakers

J.D. Power Finds Infotainment Technology is Improving, Still a Large Problem for Some Automakers

According to a study by J.D. Power, in-car multimedia technology has improved for a third consecutive year, but infotainment systems continue to be the leading cause of complaints for new vehicles.

Vineeth Joel Patel2018-09-23 12:15 PT

Is Calling Cars ‘Autonomous’ Dangerous? Auto Experts Believe it is

Is Calling Cars ‘Autonomous’ Dangerous? Auto Experts Believe it is

While modern cars allow drivers to take their hands off of the steering wheel and take away a lot of the aspects of driving from the driver, experts in Britain believe calling them “autonomous” is dangerous.

Vineeth Joel Patel2018-06-18 08:30 PT

Uber Boss States That Autonomous Cars Are at Least 10 Years Away

Uber Boss States That Autonomous Cars Are at Least 10 Years Away

Uber's CEO recently stated that autonomous vehicles won't be on the road for at least another 10 years, which mimics what other tech company owners have been saying.

Vineeth Joel Patel2018-02-02 10:30 PT