How do electric cars produce maximum torque instantly?

How do electric cars produce maximum torque instantly?

[embedded content] Most electric cars aren’t normally associated with performance, but they are able to achieve something gasoline-powered cars can’t: peak torque at zero rpm. It’s thrown around often, and many will More »

Pagani Zonda lives on with custom Fantasma Evo

Pagani Zonda lives on with custom Fantasma Evo

The Pagani Zonda lives to die another day. The Italian supercar was meant to leave this world forever in 2013, but four years later, Pagani has graced the world with another custom, More »

2017 Toyota 4Runner TRD Off Road trail review: archaic in all the right ways

2017 Toyota 4Runner TRD Off Road trail review: archaic in all the right ways

The Toyota 4Runner refuses to evolve, and that’s why we love it. It has stayed true to its rugged roots for more than three decades, outliving long-forgotten 4x4s like the Mitsubishi Montero, More »

BMW M8, Dodge Challenger SRT Demon, Mercedes-Benz S-Class: This Week’s Top Photos

BMW M8, Dodge Challenger SRT Demon, Mercedes-Benz S-Class: This Week’s Top Photos

Follow Viknesh One of the cars we drove this week is Mercedes-Benz’s updated S-Class. The current generation of the flagship sedan is at the midway point in its life cycle, and to More »

Ford GT40 teaches Dodge Hellcat a thing or two about racing

Ford GT40 teaches Dodge Hellcat a thing or two about racing

Follow Jeff [embedded content] Though a Ford GT40 replica isn’t exactly the Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat’s grandfather, the stately elder and the rorty modern muscle machine recently met. If only the two More »

 

Car haulers fight driver shortage

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As the U.S. economy rebounds, demand for all goods — including new and used vehicles — is up. That is putting more pressure on the trucking industry as a whole, where driver turnover typically is about 32 percent a year. Imagine driving a 75-foot rig through the snow to an auction house to pick up

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Jeep hacking prompts FCA software update to enhance security

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Unlike other automakers, FCA does not have the ability at this time to “push” important software upgrades over the internet to its vehicles. DETROIT — With little fanfare last week, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles released a software update that the automaker says “offers customers improved vehicle electronic security and communications system enhancements.” On its face, the

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Ford, ex-exec in trade secrets fight

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$ 1 billion suit says automaker created copycat software Mike Richards of Trilogy, the parent company of a software firm suing Ford, speaks to reporters July 16. The hole in the wall symbolizes the internal divide that the firm says Ford breached. Photo credit: NICK BUNKLEY DETROIT — During a 27-year career at Ford Motor

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Senate panel reverses course on rentals of recalled vehicles

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McCaskill: “When consumers and families drive a rental car off the lot, they should be able to do so with the confidence that car is safe to drive.” July 16, 2015 – 9:26 am ET WASHINGTON (Bloomberg) — A Senate panel killed a proposal to permit companies to continue renting vehicles that have been recalled,

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Chevy Silverado styling toughened up for 2016

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Chevrolet is scrapping the long-running dual stacked headlights on the freshened 2016 Silverado and giving the hot-selling pickup a mean-machine look. The 2016 model also adds a more muscular hood and a new front fascia. Automotive News Breaking News Feed Share This:

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Hyundai-Kia, tech firm get $6M U.S. grant to develop wireless EV charging

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Hyundai-Kia’s U.S. technical center is teaming up with Mojo Mobility Inc., a wireless power technology company, to research and develop a high-speed wireless charging system for electric vehicles. The two companies were awarded a $ 6 million grant from the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy to complete the project,

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