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2021 Hyundai Elantra Limited Hybrid review: Seriously efficient

Getting up to 54 mpg combined never looked or felt as good as the Hyundai Elantra Hybrid.
Tags: Cars, Trends, Hyundai, Hybrid, Compact, Elantra, Elantra Hybrid, Hyunda Elantra Hybrid, Hyundai Elantra Limited Hybrid

2022 Jeep Grand Cherokee: Trim Levels, Standard Features, Pricing & More

The 2022 Jeep Grand Cherokee remains a sterling choice for a midsize family SUV. Not to be confused with the Grand Cherokee L seven-seat variant, the Grand Cherokee (sans the L moniker) has two rows of seats to accommodate five passengers. Nevertheless, the Grand Cherokee is underpinned by an all-new unibody platform and is available in a bedazzling array of trim models and driveline configurations. “Since its introduction as a 1993 model, the Jeep Grand Cherokee has set the standard for what...
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Tesla is pouring in more than $1 billion into its new Gigafactory in Texas, Elon Musk's new home base

Construction site of the Tesla Gigafactory in Austin, Texas.Mike Blake/Reuters Construction for Tesla's new factory in Austin, Texas, began in the summer of last year. Filings with Texas authorities showed the electric vehicle company will spend over $1 billion on the project. The project is expected to create 10,000 jobs. Tesla is pouring in more than $1 billion into its new Gigafactory in Texas that is expected to be completed by the end of this year.Construction filings with the Texas ...
Tags: Transportation, Electric Vehicle, Elon Musk, Texas, California, Cars, San Francisco, Trends, Tech, Tesla, Austin, Electric Vehicles, Shanghai, Musk, San Francisco Bay Area, Gigafactory

Elon Musk's mother mocked Biden for saying GM 'electrified the entire automobile industry'

Associated Press Maye Musk dissed President Joe Biden for saying GM is leading auto electrification in the US. Biden visited GM's new EV plant last week and took a spin in its electric Hummer. Tesla CEO Elon Musk joked about Biden's lack of interest in his company on Twitter. Maye Musk took a dig at President Joe Biden after he failed to mention Tesla in a recent public address on the future of electric cars.Biden visited Detroit on Wednesday for the grand opening of General Motor'...
Tags: Transportation, Elon Musk, Politics, News, White House, Cars, US, Trends, General Motors, Tesla, Joe Biden, Mary Barra, Gm, Biden, Detroit, Electric Cars

Great and Helpful Tips on How to Clean Floor Mats

You can be extremely careful; however, your car floor mats can still take quite a beating. Car floor mats are the first interior defense against spills, mud, and snow. Therefore, they need extra attention than the rest of the interior.  This becomes especially important during the winters in Newtown Square. Discover how to clean car floor mats with us. WHAT ARE THE SUPPLIES YOU’LL NEED It all depends on the kind of floor mats you own, but you’ll need various sets of supplies: Floor Mats Made...
Tags: Cars, Jazz, Newtown Square, Cleaning Floor Mats

‘Greenhushing’ is the new greenwashing in the EV industry

We’ve been all-in from the get-go. Committed to total transparency about electric vehicles’ climate impact, and our progress towards a sustainable mobility. When we published our first Polestar 2 Life Cycle Assessment in 2020, including its full methodology, we encouraged other car makers to become more transparent about their products’ climate impact. Instead, several well-known brands released their own report that attempted to contradict ours. The Astongate scandal, as it became known, now ha...
Tags: Startups, Electric Vehicle, Wikipedia, Cars, Alternative Fuel, Shift, Charging Network

Tesla hit with new sexual harassment lawsuit alleging the company operates like a 'frat house'

Associated Press A Tesla factory worker filed a lawsuit against the company on Thursday, alleging sexual harassment. The worker said she was harassed verbally, as well as touched without her permission. Tesla did not respond to a request for comment about the lawsuit A Tesla factory worker alleges in a new lawsuit that female employees at the company face "rampant sexual harassment."Jessica Barraza, a current worker at Tesla's Fremont, California factory, said Elon Musk's company fost...
Tags: Transportation, Post, Elon Musk, News, California, Cars, Trends, Tesla, Lawsuits, Associated Press, Electric Cars, The Washington Post, Coke, Musk, San Francisco Bay Area, FREMONT

A CNN reporter tried Tesla's Full Self-Driving in New York City. It kept trying to turn into oncoming traffic

Reuters CNN Reporter Matt McFarland tested out Tesla's Full Self-Driving software in Brooklyn. He said in an article for CNN that the Model 3 turned into oncoming traffic multiple times. "I suspect that article was written before the drive even took place," Tesla CEO Elon Musk said. CNN reporter Matt McFarland tried out Tesla's Full Self-Driving software in New York City — the experience was less than pleasant."I'd watched the software nearly crash into a construction site, try to...
Tags: Transportation, Elon Musk, News, California, New York City, Cars, Trends, Tesla, Cnn, Brooklyn, Autonomous Cars, Electric Cars, Musk, McFarland, Tesla CEO Elon Musk, Flatbush Avenue

Apple’s car-building division reportedly focusing on autonomous driving

Apple's car-building division hopes to release a fully autonomous electric vehicle by 2025, according to a recent report.
Tags: Apple, News, Cars, Trends, Autonomous Car, Icar, Apple Car, Ev

Vietnam carmaker VinFast will start selling two EV models in the US next year as it challenges Tesla on its home turf

VinFast Global CEO Michael Lohscheller unveils an electric vehicle the Los Angeles Auto Show .Patrick Fallon/AFP Vietnamese automaker VinFast is setting up US HQ in LA and is also shopping for a factory site. VinFast is the auto manufacturing subsidiary of Vingroup, the largest conglomerate in Vietnam. VinFast has not disclosed prices in the US, but it's selling a smaller EV in Vietnam for $30,500. Vietnam carmaker VinFast has entered the US with its answer to Tesla, unveiling two full ba...
Tags: Transportation, Electric Vehicle, La, Cars, US, Los Angeles, Trends, Tesla, Ap, Cnn, Vietnam, Lucid, Reuters, VF, Michael Lohscheller, Lohscheller

In praise of EV sustainability critics

There’s always one. No matter how bold a goal we announce. No matter how transparent we are in our reporting. There’s always someone in the comments pointing out our sustainability shortcomings, blind spots, or apparent failures. We’re all for it. In 2020 we published the first Polestar 2 Life Cycle Assessment, including its full methodology. This prompted a critical response from within the car industry, which became known as Astongate. It even has its own Wikipedia page. But fascinating though...
Tags: Startups, Electric Vehicle, Cars, Alternative Fuel, Battery, Shift, Charging Network

Elon Musk sells another $930 million in Tesla shares as he continues his sale streak

Tesla CEO Elon Musk.Patrick Pleul/picture alliance via Getty Images Tesla CEO Elon Musk has sold more than 934,000 shares in the company. The sale comes as the Tesla CEO exercised options buy 2.1 million stocks at $6.24 each. Musk is required to pay income taxes on the difference between the exercise price and fair market value of the shares. Elon Musk has sold more than 934,000 Tesla shares worth $930 million, US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) filings showed on Monday.The sale come...
Tags: Transportation, Twitter, Elon Musk, Cars, US, Trends, Wealth, Markets, Tesla, Tax, Shares, Billionaires, SEC, Bernie Sanders, Musk, Sanders

Transgender Players Infuriated by Forza Horizon 5

Transgender players eager to race around a digital track were “shocked” to discover that, upon loading Forza Horizon 5, they were addressed by name, the very name attached to their Microsoft account. These transgender players, who have since changed their name to fit their new gender, neglected to change their name on their Microsft accounts, […]
Tags: Games, Politics, Usa, Microsoft, Cars, Sports, Feminism, Xbox, Anime, Simulation, Forza Horizon, Microsft

2022 Hyundai Kona Electric review: Everyday EV

The Kona Electric offers buyers a functional and feature-packed step into the EV world, without spaceship styling.
Tags: Cars, Trends, Hyundai, Electric Cars, Hyundai Kona, Hyundai Kona Electric, Kona Electric

7 Fall Driving Tips: Handing Wet Leaves & Rain

Here at Openbay, we regularly dispense driving advice, and because our office is based in beautiful Cambridge, MA, a good deal of it has been related to driving in the snow. Yet at this time of year, lots of young drivers are hitting the roads, bound for college or high school, and this may be the first time they’re encountering another mother of driving dangers: fall! Fall in New England brings beautiful, cool temperatures and stunning foliage. Unfortunately, when those leaves drop off the...
Tags: Autumn, Cars, Automotive, Cambridge, Autos, Driving, New England, Seasonal, Car Safety, Don, Driver Safety, Driving Tips, Teen Drivers, Driver Safety Tips, Driving In Fall, Driving In Rain

Check out this Apple Car rendering based on the company’s patents

A U.K. company has provided one take on what the Apple Car could look like, assuming it ever makes it to production.
Tags: Apple, Cars, Trends, Electric Cars, Apple Car

Someone made an Apple Car rendering based on the tech company’s patents

A U.K. company has provided one take on what the Apple Car could look like, assuming it ever makes it to production.
Tags: Apple, Cars, Trends, Electric Cars, Apple Car

WaPo's fact checker casts doubt on Robert A. Caro's "The Power Broker."

In "Robert Moses and the saga of the racist parkway bridges" (WaPo), Glenn Kessler fact-checks something Pete Buttigieg said: "I’m still surprised that some people were surprised when I pointed to the fact that if a highway was built for the purpose of dividing a White and a Black neighborhood or if an underpass was constructed such that a bus carrying mostly Black and Puerto Rican kids to a beach — or that would’ve been — in New York was — was designed too low for it to pass by, that that obvio...
Tags: Transportation, New York, Law, NYC, Cars, America, History, United States, Columbia University, Buses, Moses, Long Island, Jim Crow, Cornell University, Kessler, Bloomberg News

Take a look at the cab-less driverless 'Pods' that could one day turn truck driving into a desk job

Courtesy of Einride Einride launched its autonomous, all-electric trucks in the US this week. The company's "Pods" use remote operators to monitor as many as 10 vehicles at a time. Take a look at the futuristic vehicles that could turn truck driving into a desk job. A hopes to turn truck driving into a desk job.Einride launched its services in the US earlier this week, signing several clients, including Bridgestone and GE Appliances. The company, which operates one of Europe's l...
Tags: Transportation, Europe, News, Cars, US, Trends, Supply Chain, Walmart, Trucking, Self-driving Trucks, Self-driving Car, BRIDGESTONE, GE Appliances, Remote workers, Tech Insider, Waymo

2022 Nissan Sentra: Trim Levels, New Packages, Safety Features, Pricing & More

The 2022 Nissan Sentra hasn’t changed a ton when compared to the 2021 model, but there is a new Midnight Edition and All-Weather package available this time around. Otherwise, the Sentra soldiers on as a compact sedan with an impressive resume. The little Sentra was a 2021 North American Car of the Year finalist, one of Autotrader’s “10 Great Cars for Recent College Grads 2021,” and AutoPacific’s “2021 Most Satisfying Mainstream Compact Car.”  Nissan Sentra: What’s New For 2022? A Midnig...
Tags: Apple, Cars, Research, Autos, Epa, Nissan, Bose, MacPherson, Nissan North America, Standard, CVT, Nissan Sentra, AutoPacific, Prima Tex, SV Premium Package, Nissan Sentra Interior Standard

2022 Ford Mustang Mach-E Overview: New Features, Trim Levels, Pricing & More

The 2022 Ford Mustang Mach-E is entering its second year of production as an excellent all-rounder in the burgeoning and competitive EV category. The Mustang Mach-E is not the fastest, most powerful, nor has it the highest available range. It’s certainly not the most affordable either, as the Tesla Model 3 and VW ID.4 have lower MSRPs than a base Mustang Mach-E. What’s more, purists may have issues with the Mustang name, and it’s the first time in over five decades that Ford expanded the Must...
Tags: Apple, California, Cars, Research, Vw, Ford, Autos, Epa, Mustang, Android Auto, Ford Motor Company, Ford Mustang Mach, Bang Olufsen, Mustang Mach, Ford Co, Alvin Reyes

2022 Acura RDX: Tech Features, New PMC Edition Trim, Pricing & More

The 2022 Acura RDX is part of the Japanese premium automaker’s much-awaited resurgence spearheaded by the fantastic TLX Type S, the all-new MDX luxury SUV, and the incoming Integra performance sedan, the latter returning after a 15-year gestation period. Moreover, the RDX is Acura’s bestselling vehicle in North America, and Acura is keeping things fresh after introducing the third-gen RDX in 2019. “RDX has been an incredible success for Acura, with more than half a million sold since it was f...
Tags: Cars, Research, Autos, North America, Acura, VTEC, Asc, Integra, NSX, Amazon Alexa, Acura RDX, Technology Package, Acura Acura, Alvin Reyes, Lancer GSR, Long Beach Blue Pearl

2021 Kia Sorento Hybrid review: Efficiency without compromise

As if class-leading fuel economy wasn’t enough, the Kia Sorento Hybrid packs useful tech into a bold design.
Tags: Cars, Trends, SUV, Kia, Hybrid, Sorento, Three-row, Kia Sorento Hybrid, Sorento Hybrid

Rivian reportedly delays R1T deliveries amid supply chain and quality issues

Rivian has started delaying deliveries of the R1T Launch Edition to early 2022, according to forum and Reddit users.
Tags: News, Cars, Trends, Reddit, Electric, EVs, Pickup, Rivian, Rivian R1T

How Rivian - which is getting ready for a blockbuster IPO - became the hottest name in the electric startup game

Rivian Rivian started delivering its debut vehicle, the R1T electric pickup truck, in September. The startup is also getting ready for an IPO. Experts consider Rivian the most promising contender among today's EV startups. See more stories on Insider's business page. A new generation of electric-vehicle startups has started to give US consumers their first new automotive brands to choose from since Tesla debuted in 2008. The first one to arrive was Rivian, which started delivering...
Tags: Amazon, Transportation, Cars, US, Trends, General Motors, Tesla, Features, Ford, Bmw, Jeff Bezos, Lucid, PitchBook, Elon Musk Read, Mark Matousek, Tech Insider

2022 VW Jetta Overview: Powertrain, Safety Features, Trim Levels & Pricing

The 2022 VW Jetta and Jetta GLI are both “refreshed” for the new model year. New styling cues, updated connectivity features, and a revised powertrain await potential buyers of the new Jetta. Below, we will take a quick and concise look at the 2022 VW Jetta, including the powertrain options and trim levels. That way, if you are in the market for a sedan like the Jetta, you will have a good idea of what to expect before heading to the dealership.  2022 VW Jetta: Engine & Powertrain  There...
Tags: Cars, Research, Vw, Autos, Volkswagen, VW Jetta, Taos, Volkswagen of America Inc, SEL, Jetta GLI, Standard interior, Jetta SEL, Jetta Sport, Jetta Sport Starting, Light Assist High Beam Control, VW Jetta GLI Standard

Will Higher Fines And Stricter Regulations Be Enough To Control The Underground Street Racing And Car Modification Culture?

Will these new measures deter street racing, intersection-blocking sideshows, and loud mufflers at night? To some degree, yes. But others will stay defiant and roll the dice.
Tags: Law, Government, Cars, Steven Chung, Car Modification Culture

This drone-like ‘flying car’ has just taken a step toward commercialization

SkyDrive's drone-like aircraft has received a safety certification from the Japanese government as the company works toward launching an air taxi service.
Tags: News, Cars, Trends, Drones, Flying Car, Vtol, Flying Taxi, Evtol

Mercedes-Benz is getting immersive audio thanks to Dolby Atmos

The flagship Mercedes Benz S-Class is gaining a new feature in the form of immersive audio: Dolby Atmos.
Tags: News, Cars, Trends, Luxury cars, Dolby Atmos, Mercedes Benz, Mercedes-Benz S-Class

Tesla starts opening up its Supercharger network to other EVs

Tesla has started to open up its Supercharger network to non-Tesla electric vehicles, though at launch the pilot scheme is limited to just one country.
Tags: News, Cars, Trends, Tesla, EVs, Electric Cars, Superchargers