Rivian shows R1T electric pickup testing in Arizona

Rivian boss RJ Scaringe shared a couple of films of the firm’s future R1T electric powered pickup testing off-street in the hills of Arizona as the EV startup inches nearer to its 2021 on-sale date. The films demonstrate the R1T tackling some steep, loose grades and slippery terrain. 

The most jarring detail about the clips, possibly, is just how silent they are. Now, these vans are not precisely tackling the Rubicon, but climbing hills coated in loose stone is even now a messy affair. It is really just not each

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2022 Hyundai Kona and Kona Electric get their first big updates

Hyundai is providing its 2022 Kona lineup a significant refresh this yr. It addresses both the regular Kona and the Kona Electric. The two versions of the motor vehicle get huge exterior visible updates, and both obtain very similar interior upgrades, way too

A huge, new split grille dominates the entrance facial area. The funky overall body cladding that surprisingly extended from the wheel arches into the headlight assembly is nixed, and in its place is a new entrance bumper that offers the overall look of wraparound cladding. Hyundai is calling the extensive silver piece in the centre a “skid

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Bentley orders rise 50% on China demand, CEO says

LONDON — Bentley began the yr with fifty p.c much more orders than the begin of 2020 and created much more luxury cars and trucks in January than the yr right before as China boosted need, Adrian Hallmark, the automaker’s CEO, informed Reuters.

The Volkswagen-owned brand reported it had not faced key disruption from Britain’s exit from the European Union nor from a scarcity of semiconductor chips, which has compelled some automakers to halt or minimize generation.

Based mostly in Crewe, northern England, the marque made a modest profit in 2020, when its factory was compelled to shut as Britain

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Sonic net income surges 24% in Q4

Sonic Automotive Inc.’s document earnings, coupled with document finance and insurance policy gross profits, potent new-car gross profits and a lot more utilised-car profits through its utilised-only EchoPark shops, assisted strengthen its fourth-quarter earnings.

Income for the nation’s sixth-premier new-car retailer rose one.eight percent to an all-time quarterly document $2.eight billion. Web money rose 24 percent to $57.34 million.

Web money from continuing functions also rose 24 percent to $57.five million.

“Our fourth quarter and whole year 2020 effects reflect the ongoing energy and resilience of both equally our EchoPark and franchised dealership segments, a significant rebound in buyer activity

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Future Developments, Imports, Exports & Prices

Car & Automotive,automotive industry,Car & Mechanical,Car & Classic,motorcycleLots of the changes occurring in the automotive market as we speak, together with tightened credit score markets in a capital-intensive business and elevated authorities involvement are the newest international challenges. The G70’s two turbocharged engines carry over to the brand new mannequin: a 2.zero-liter four-cylinder and a three.three-liter V-6, with standard rear-wheel drive or non-compulsory all-wheel drive. (A turbo-diesel 2.2-liter 4-cylinder is accessible in world markets but is unlikely to make its manner here.) What’s new is a Sports Plus drive mode that Genesis says upps the G70’s performance capabilities by optimizing engine and transmission programming. A plus” sports … Read More

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