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The Station: Lyft sells its self-driving unit, Uber makes a big product push and Revel jumps into ride-hailing

The Station is a weekly newsletter dedicated to all things transportation. Sign up here — just click The Station — to receive it every weekend in your inbox. Hi there, new and returning readers. This is The Station, a weekly newsletter dedicated to all the ways people and packages move (today and in the future) from Point A to Point B. We took a week off and now we’re back. Whoop. Let’s catch up on all things transportation. My email inbox is always open. Email me at [email protected]
Tags: TC, Lyft, Uber, Europe, Elon Musk, UK, New York, London, Washington, Senate, Ipo, New York City, US, America, Los Angeles, Linkedin


Here’s What Makes The Porsche Taycan 4 Cross Turismo So Great

Porsche recently invited FlatSixes to drive its latest creation, the all-electric Taycan 4 Cross Turismo. As great as the standard Taycan sedan is, we actually prefer the wagon version, as it gives up very little in dynamic enjoyment, while providing much more daily livability for you and your family. In addition to hauling butt, you can also haul everything you need for a long weekend away, or even a cross-country road trip for four adults and maybe even a dog. Other companies are trying to bu...
Tags: Tesla, Porsche, Autos, Epa, Southern California, Mission E, Sport Turismo, Electric Porsche, Cross Turismo, Taycan, Taycan Cross Turismo, Taycan 4 Cross Turismo, Cross Turismo So Great, Hybrid Sport Turismo


Porsche makes its case for an all-electric Taycan wagon

Porsche has always gone its own way when it comes to creating new vehicles. It is, after all, the company that continues to stick to the wacky idea that putting the weight of an engine in the rear of a sports car is a great idea. (It is!) So, bucking the crossover trend to create an all-electric, soft-roading wagon with just 20 more millimeters of clearance than their popular electric Taycan sedan isn’t out of character for the brand. Instead, it’s another example of how Porsche approaches elect...
Tags: Transportation, Tech, Automotive, United States, Glendale, Porsche, Electric Vehicles, Epa, Volkswagen, Kim, Glendale California, Los Angeles Basin, Big Bear, Cross Turismo, Taycan, Porsche Taycan


Review: Riding the new Harley-Davidson Pan America

“I got to say, you’re looking older.”—Ellis “I am older.”—Sheriff Ed Tom Bell Amongst my Rushmore of cherished films, No Country For Old Men anoints the viewer with myriad lyrical gems and witticisms. The above exchange percolated to the front when, not five minutes into my arrival at Harley-Davidson’s press launch of their new Pan America 1250, an affable employee offered two-inch “Tall Risers” and a “Tallboy” seat. At 6’6” and having worked on the OEM side for numerous bike launches, this...
Tags: Milwaukee, Los Angeles, Georgia, David, New Hampshire, Motorcycles, Morocco, Epa, Waze, Bronx, Bavaria, Harley-davidson, Harley, Jim, Ellis, Lance Jones


Enter to Win a 2021 Subaru Outback to Benefit Meal on Wheels

There is a certain excitement level around vehicles that can handle all your cargo and friends for your latest adventure. This is exactly what Subaru vehicles are made for, and you can enter to win a 2021 Outback in Omaze’s latest campaign. This crossover is built to handle rough terrain and accommodate the gaggle of old friends who have made their home (again!) in your vehicle. Since the Outback seats five and has raised roof rails for extra cargo, you don’t have to pick between your friends an...
Tags: Autos, Epa, Subaru, Omaze, Boxer, Outback, Subaru Outback, Subaru of America Inc, Car News, Subaru Meals, Athens Georgia Original


Audi A6 e-tron concept: The Magnificent Return of “Vorsprung Durch Technik”

The Audi A6 e-tron concept made its debut at Auto Shanghai 2021. I’m a massive sucker for Audi concept vehicles. The brand has a habit of presenting concept cars that are 90 to 95 percent ready for production. And upon laying eyes on Audi’s magnificent-looking A6 e-tron concept, only three words entered my mind: Vorsprung Durch Technik. Setting The Stage The Vorsprung Durch Technik tagline is responsible for the high-tech persona of modern Audi vehicles. In English, it means Advancement ...
Tags: Germany, Porsche, Electric Vehicles, Shanghai, Autos, Epa, Volkswagen, Audi, Benz, Audi Group, Sportback, Porsche Audi, Car News, Alvin Reyes, Lancer GSR, Premium Platform Electric


Cadillac’s all-electric Lyriq flagship to start just below $60,000

The Cadillac Lyriq, the all-electric crossover and flagship of GM’s luxury brand, will start at a skosh under $60,000 when it comes to the U.S. market in early 2022. The price, which doesn’t include destination charges, is one of the last remaining details to be shared about the production version of the Lyriq. GM first revealed a showcar version of the Lyriq back in August. On Wednesday, the automaker announced the pricing along with the final specifications of the production vehicle. The Lyriq...
Tags: TC, Tech, Tesla, Automotive, Electric Vehicles, Gm, Epa, Electric, Cadillac, Spring Hill, Spring Hill Tennessee, Cadillac Buick Chevrolet, Super Cruise GM, Cadillac Lyriq, Lyriq, LG Energy Solution


2022 Audi Q4 e-tron & Q4 Sportback e-tron: Opening New Doors to EV Ownership

German automaker Audi is courting mainstream EV buyers with its newest all-electric crossovers: The 2022 Q4 e-tron and Q4 Sportback e-tron. They are the first electric Audi vehicles to utilize parent company Volkswagen’s MEB platform, the same architecture underpinning the VW ID.3 (not coming to America) and ID.4 crossover (which is here now). Both the Audi Q4 e-tron and Q4 Sportback e-tron are mechanically identical, with the only differences being styling and aerodynamics. The Q4 e-tron has...
Tags: Europe, Cars, America, Research, Vw, Autos, Epa, Bmw, Volkswagen, Audi, Ford Mustang Mach, Sportback, MMI, Dinamica, U S Audi, Alvin Reyes


All the tech crammed into the 2022 Mercedes-Benz EQS

Mercedes-Benz lifted the final veil Thursday on its flagship EQS sedan after weeks of teasers, announcements and even a pre-production drive in which TechCrunch participated. The company peeled off the camouflage of the EQS — the electric counterpart to the Mercedes S Class — and revealed an ultra-luxury and tech-centric sedan. The exterior is getting much of the attention today; but it’s all of the tech that got ours, from the microsleep warning system and 56-inch hyperscreen to the monster HEP...
Tags: TC, Transportation, Europe, Germany, Tech, Tesla, Automotive, Electric Vehicles, Epa, North America, Mercedes Benz, Mercedes, Garmin, Ac, Daimler AG, Tamara Warren


Polestar raises $500M from outside investors as EV market grows

Polestar, Volvo Car Group’s standalone electric performance brand, has raised $550 million in its first external round led by Chongqing Chengxing Equity Investment Fund Partnership, Zibo Financial Holding and Zibo Hightech Industrial Investment. SK Inc., the South Korean global conglomerate, and a range of other investors also participated. While this is Polestar’s first external round, the company’s comments suggest it won’t be its last. Polestar said Thursday that the growing market for electr...
Tags: TC, Transportation, China, Tech, Tesla, Automotive, Electric Vehicles, Epa, North America, Volvo, Geely, Volvo Car Group, Thomas Ingenlath, Polestar, Zhejiang Geely Holding of China Volvo, Polestar Volvo Car Group


The 2022 Mercedes-Benz EQS stakes its claim on a luxury, electric future

A day spent driving a pre-production 2022 Mercedes Benz EQS provided an up-close look at what the German automaker has been doing with the billions of dollars it has dedicated to electrification. The EQS is a meticulously designed flagship sedan that brings together the automaker’s MBUX infotainment system, a new electric platform and advancements in performance. It is an unapologetic pursuit to set a new benchmark for a full-size luxury sedan that happens to be electric. The luxury electric sed...
Tags: Apple, Transportation, China, Tech, Tesla, Automotive, United States, Electric Vehicles, Manhattan, Epa, Barbie, North America, Biden, Mercedes Benz, Mercedes, Beacon


New EPA Chief Promises Tougher Vehicle Rules by Summer

With environmental regulations being a cornerstone of the Biden-Harris platform, the administration’s newly installed Environmental Protection Agency head has signaled that changes are coming over the summer. However, before that can take place, Administrator Michael Regan said wants to make some big changes within the agency that he believes will bring it back to the way […] The post New EPA Chief Promises Tougher Vehicle Rules by Summer appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Government, Regulations, Joe Biden, Regulators, Green, Autos, Epa, Carbon Tax, Environmental Protection Agency, Emissions, Cafe, Carbon Credit, News Blog, Michael Regan, Emissions Regulation, Paris Climate Accord


GM to build an electric Chevrolet Silverado pickup truck with more than 400 miles of range

GM is adding an electric Chevrolet Silverado pickup truck to its lineup, as the automaker pushes to deliver more than 1 million electric vehicles globally by 2025. GM President Mark Reuss said Tuesday that the Chevrolet Silverado electric full-size pickup will be based on the automaker’s Ultium battery platform and will have an estimated range of more than 400 miles on a full charge. It should be noted this is GM’s forecast not an official EPA figure. GM is positioning the full-sized pickup for ...
Tags: TC, Transportation, Tech, Automotive, Ford, Electric Vehicles, Gm, Epa, North America, Detroit, Chevrolet Silverado, Mark Reuss, Silverado, Hamtramck Michigan, Hamtramck, Reuss


2022 Subaru Outback Wilderness: Flexible, Functional & Fun

It’s the perfect recipe. Toss in a pinch of style, a dash of ruggedness, and a hefty dose of performance tech, like Symmetrical All-Wheel drive, and out pops something like the 2022 Subaru Outback Wilderness. This new Wilderness trim is the older brother of the Outback pack, and according to Subaru, it’s the most capable Outback yet. That said, here is a quick but detailed look at the 2022 Subaru Outback Wilderness. Subaru Outback Wilderness Upgrades It’s fair to say the new Outback Wil...
Tags: Cars, Research, United States, Autos, Detroit Lions, Epa, Subaru, U S Department of Energy, Outback, Subaru Outback, CVT, Subaru of America Inc, Carl Anthony, StarLink, Midwest Automotive Media Association, Lineartronic CVT


Some Tesla cars, including the Model Y Performance, fell behind their EPA range in a new study that even took their safety buffer into account

Tesla CEO Elon Musk. PETER PARKS/AFP via Getty Images A new study by Edmunds suggests that the ranges of Tesla's cars fall below their EPA estimates. Tesla had disputed Edmunds' initial results, so it retested the cars - and got similar findings. Some models don't meet the estimate even when its safety buffer is included. See more stories on Insider's business page. The real battery ranges of Tesla's electric vehicles fall below their official EPA estimates, according t...
Tags: Transportation, Electric Vehicle, Elon Musk, Cars, US, Trends, Tech, Tesla, Ford, Epa, Volkswagen, Edmunds, Afp, Long Range, Tesla Ford, Standard Range Plus


The Station: Uber’s new battles in the UK, Lucid Motors’ second life plans and Cruise acquires Voyage

The Station is a weekly newsletter dedicated to all things transportation. Sign up here — just click The Station — to receive it every Saturday in your inbox. Hi friends and new readers, welcome to The Station, a newsletter dedicated to all the present and future ways people and packages move from Point A to Point B. Before I forget, scroll all the way down to the bottom of the newsletter, if you’re interested in attending our upcoming early-stage conference. I have a gift for you. Um, there is ...
Tags: Amazon, Startups, Transportation, Uber, Europe, Florida, UK, New York, Supreme Court, Microsoft, California, La, Ipo, Germany, Los Angeles, San Francisco


BMW takes the wraps off the i4, its first all-electric sedan

BMW plans to have 25 electrified cars in its lineup by 2025 and it’s taking a few more steps in this direction this year with the launch of the all-electric iX SUV and the i4 sedan. Today, for the first time, the German automaker shared a few more details of what we can expect from the i4, its first fully-electric sedan, in addition to sharing the first exterior shots of the new model. At the top end, the i4 will have a power output of 390kW / 530HP. Going from zero to 100km/h will take four sec...
Tags: TC, Cars, Tech, Tesla, Automotive, Porsche, Epa, Las Vegas, Bmw, Audi, Environmental Protection Agency, Operating System, I3, Bmw I, BMW AG, Sedans


2021 Honda Gold Wing / Gold Wing Tour [Model Overview]

Revised For 2021: The Honda Gold Wing and Gold Wing Tour Models Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The Honda Gold Wing is one of the most famous Honda Motorcycles ever made, and thanks to a selection of handsome upgrades, it’s set to be one of the stars of the 2021 Honda line-up. It’s a big and burly touring machine, but rather than follow American trends, it features a number of design practicalities that can only be found on Japanese motorcycles. For e...
Tags: Apple, Google, Basf, Motorcycles, Epa, Sirius Xm, Honda, Android Auto, Apple Inc, Touring, PSI, DCT, Honda Motorcycles, Honda Gold Wing, 2021, Yamaha Star Venture


Kia EV6: Epitomizing Kia’s New Design Philosophy

Kia gave us a teaser silhouette of its new EV6 all-electric crossover early last week. Right from the get-go, we knew the Kia EV6 would epitomize the automaker’s new styling direction. Based on Hyundai and Kia’s E-GMP (Electric Global Modular Platform) underpinnings, the EV6 marks the beginning of Kia’s assault in the burgeoning EV category. “EV6, as the first dedicated Kia EV, is a showcase of human-centered, progressive design and electrified power,” said Karim Habib, Senior Vice President ...
Tags: Autos, Epa, Hyundai, Kia, Hyundai Ioniq, Habib, Hyundai Kia, Kia Motors America, Car News, Karim Habib, Alvin Reyes, Lancer GSR, Kia Motors America Original, Kia Global Design Center, Epitomizing Kia, GMP Electric Global Modular Platform


SEMA Vs. the EPA’s Attempt to Outlaw Race Cars

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is embroiled in a lawsuit with Gear Box Z, Inc., contending that the Clean Air Act (CAA), doesn’t allow you to convert your street car into a competition-only race vehicle. Once certified as a street vehicle, your car or truck can never be converted into a race vehicle even […] The post SEMA Vs. the EPA’s Attempt to Outlaw Race Cars appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Legal, Congress, Government, Industry, Racing, Autos, Caa, Epa, Law And Order, Clean Air Act, SEMA, U S Environmental Protection Agency EPA, Enthusiasm, Modifications, News Blog, Crime & Punishment


The 2021 Volkswagen ID. 4 ticks all the boxes, except one

Volkswagen, once a dabbler in electric vehicles, is now betting its future on the technology. And the new Volkswagen ID.4 — a five-passenger, fully-electric crossover with a starting price of $33,995 (before federal or state incentives) — is its first global effort to make EVs a mainstream product and part of its larger goal to become carbon neutral by 2050. The upshot: The VW ID.4 offers a balanced blend of technology, comfort and design for a more affordable price and seeks to capture some of ...
Tags: Apple, Google, Transportation, California, China, Germany, Los Angeles, Tech, Tesla, Automotive, Vw, Porsche, Electric Vehicles, Long Beach, Jaguar, Epa


Senate Confirms Biden Admin Pick to Head EPA

On Wednesday, the U.S. Senate voted 66-34 to confirm Michael Regan as the next administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The Biden campaign had signaled that it wanted to clean house following appointments from the Trump administration well before the election, noting that the EPA was of particular importance since it needs to be in line […] The post Senate Confirms Biden Admin Pick to Head EPA appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Congress, Government, Senate, White House, Environment, Green, Editorials, Autos, Epa, Biden, Environmental Protection Agency, Gina McCarthy, Trump, U S Senate, Environmental Protection Agency EPA, News Blog


Review: The $82,000 Mercedes E450 sedan is a master class in luxury, even if it's not the most user-friendly

2021 Mercedes-Benz E450 4Matic sedan. Kristen Lee The E-Class is Mercedes-Benz's most popular model ever. The current, 10th-generation E-Class recently underwent a comprehensive refresh. Prices for the E-Class start at $54,250. After options, my loaner came to $81,950 MSRP. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. The big, brash Mercedes-Benz G-Wagens and the tech-laden flagship S-Class sedans might grab all the attention and headlines, but at its core, Mercedes has alwa...
Tags: Transportation, Europe, Trends, Porsche, Autos, Epa, Audi, Mercedes Benz, Mercedes, Amg, Royce, E-class, Mercedes AMG, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, New York State Thruway, Insurance Institute of Highway Safety


New Kia EV6 Teased, Full Reveal Coming Soon

I’m not sure if you noticed, but Kia’s been elevating its status with each new vehicle it rolls out. Case in point, the upcoming Kia EV6, the first all-electric vehicle from Kia utilizing parent company Hyundai’s dedicated E-GMP platform, the same underpinnings you’ll find in Hyundai’s Ioniq 5 crossover. The EV6 is also the start of Kia’s new naming strategy. From now on, all Kia battery-electric vehicles will adopt the ‘EV’ moniker followed by a number corresponding to the car’s position in ...
Tags: Autos, Epa, Gran Turismo, Bmw, Audi, Hyundai, Kia, Hyundai Ioniq, Albert Biermann, Peter Schreyer, Aston Martin DBX, Car News, Karim Habib, Alvin Reyes, Lancer GSR, Kia Global Design Center


Porsche just debuted a taller, more rugged Taycan EV with matching e-bikes - tour the $91,000 Cross Turismo

2021 Porsche Taycan Cross Turismo. Porsche The Taycan Cross Turismo is the wagon version of Porsche's Taycan EV sedan. It has additional ground clearance, more cargo space, and a Gravel Mode. Prices start at $90,900, not including the $1,350 delivery fee. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. The Taycan, Porsche's first EV, has been a hit so far. Riding on that popularity, Porsche introduced its much-anticipated wagon variant on Thursday.Meet the 2021 Porsche Taycan Cross...
Tags: Transportation, US, Trends, Porsche, Autos, Epa, EVs, Electric Cars, PASM, Kristen Lee, Cross Turismo, Porsche Taycan, Taycan Cross Turismo, Porsche Taycan Cross Turismo, BITranspo, 2021 Porsche Taycan Cross Turismo


2022 Volvo C40 Recharge: Stunning Rendition of Swedish Technology & Style

You can think of the 2022 Volvo C40 Recharge as a sloped-roof sibling of the XC40 Recharge. But unlike the latter, the latest C40 Recharge is Volvo’s first electric-only model and is spearheading the Swedish automaker’s assault towards electrification. “The C40 Recharge represents the future of Volvo and shows where we are going,” said Henrik Green, Chief Technology Officer at Volvo. “It is fully electric, offered online only with a convenient care package, and will be available for quick del...
Tags: Google Play Store, Tesla, Autos, Epa, Cma, Volvo, Volvo Cars, Ghent Belgium, Mercedes Benz GLE Coupe, Google Maps Google, Car News, Henrik Green, Polestar, Volvo Car Group Volvo, Tesla Volvo, Alvin Reyes


Volvo's second-ever EV just debuted without any leather - see the new C40 Recharge

2022 Volvo C40 Recharge. Volvo The 2022 C40 Recharge is a new, all-electric compact SUV from Volvo. It has an estimated 261 miles of range and a completely leather-free interior. No pricing was announced at this time, but we expect it to start at around $54,000. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. You can now count the 2022 Volvo C40 Recharge on the list of upcoming electric vehicles.Unveiled on Tuesday, the C40 Recharge is the Swedish automaker's second EV destined for...
Tags: Google, Google Play Store, Transportation, US, Trends, Autos, Epa, EVs, Cma, Volvo, Electric Cars, Geely, Volvo Volvo, Ghent Belgium, Polestar, Kristen Lee


2021 Yamaha WR450F [Model Overview]

The 2021 Yamaha WR450F is the Best Enduro Yamaha Has To Offer! Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The WR450F is an all-new evolution of Yamaha’s supercross race, taking the power and speed into cross country and enduro racing for 2021. With knowledge learned from multiple national and international enduro championships over the decades, the bike has some serious technology packed into it. As well, being powered by a 450cc 4-stroke, liquid-cooled single c...
Tags: Motorcycles, Epa, Dlc, Yamaha, Off-road, Dakar, Dunlop, 2021, U S Forestry Service, Forestry Service, Notfp, 250 - 499cc, Single-Cylinder, WARRANTY Warranty, Yamaha Racing Team, Color Team Yamaha Blue


2021 Yamaha WR250F [Model Overview]

2021 Yamaha WR250F: Serious Enduro Competition From A Serious Bike Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The 2021 WR250 is a reworking of Yamaha Motorcycles’ WR250F motocross racer into a capable enduro cross country racer. With knowledge learned from multiple national and international enduro championships over the decades, the bike has some serious technology packed into it. As well, being powered by a 250cc 4-stroke, liquid-cooled single cylinder, it’s a...
Tags: Motorcycles, Epa, Dlc, Husqvarna, Yamaha, Off-road, Dunlop, Yamaha motorcycles, 2021, U S Forestry Service, Forestry Service, Notfp, 250 - 499cc, Single-Cylinder, WARRANTY Warranty, Yamaha Yamaha US Yamaha


McLaren Artura: Defining The New Hybrid Supercar Rulebook

Roughly eight years ago, McLaren kickstarted the hybrid-electric supercar race with the magnificent yet unhinged P1. The Artura succeeds the P1 as McLaren’s ultimate hybrid supercar, but the new Artura is not a replacement for the P1. For starters, the McLaren Artura has less horsepower than the P1. It is also more “economical,” with base prices starting in the $225,000 range, much less than the P1’s astronomical $1.5 million asking price. Despite this, Artura is truly special. It’s the first...
Tags: Autos, Epa, Mclaren, Pirelli, MCLA, Car News, McLaren Automotive McLaren, Mike Flewitt McLaren, Artura, Alvin Reyes, Lancer GSR, Variable Drift Control, McLaren Automotive Original, McLaren Artura, McLaren Carbon Lightweight Architecture MCLA



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