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How to Get Your Recalled Toyota Fuel Pump Fixed for Free

Toyota recently announced that they’ve added approximately 1.52 million vehicles to a safety recall the company issued earlier this year, bringing the total to 3.34 million. A defective fuel pump is the reason for the recall, which impacts several makes and model years of both Lexus and Toyota vehicles. Here’s what…Read more...
Tags: Cars, Vehicles, Recalls, Toyota, Lifehacks

The 10 most-stolen vehicles of 2019 are many of the best-selling cars in America

2020 Honda CR-V Hybrid. Honda The National Insurance Crime Bureau released its annual "Hot Wheels" list of the most-stolen vehicles.  The most-stolen vehicles in 2019 included the Ford F-Series, Honda Civic, Toyota Camry, and Nissan Altima.  Overall, the NICB found that thieves targeted 2018 models more than other vehicle years.  Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. The National Insurance Crime Bureau released its annual list of the vehicles most likely to be targeted by thi...
Tags: Transportation, Cars, US, America, Trends, Features, Ford, Auto Industry, Car Buying, Autos, Dodge Ram, Toyota, Honda, Nissan, Chevrolet Silverado, Toyota Corolla

Lyft's head of transit says cities should keep catering to bikes and scooters even after the pandemic

Mario Tama/Getty Images During the Business Insider's IGNITION: Transportation conference, Lyft executive Caroline Samponaro said some changes made to cope with the pandemic should stick around for a bit. "We hope we get back to some sort of routine that is somewhat normal, but we don't have to leave behind the great things that we've done, the creative things that we've done," she said. Samponaro also spoke to helping cities improve infrastructure to make them more friendly for "micromob...
Tags: Transportation, Lyft, Cars, Trends, Barbara Smith, Mario Tama Getty, Caroline Samponaro, Samponaro, Edit Series, Ignition 2020, Arity-ignition

Rich Countries Are Sending Millions of Dirty Old Cars to Poorer Nations

Transitioning to cleaner cars—including policies to ramp up electrification—will be key to addressing climate change. But a new United Nations report sheds light on the need for more regulation on the cars we send overseas, too.Read more...
Tags: Science, Cars, United Nations, Used Cars, Exports, Climate Justice

Tesla is recalling 30,000 Model S and X cars in China over suspension problems

Johannes Eisele/AFP via Getty Images Tesla is recalling around 30,000 Model S and X vehicles in China, the country's State Administration for Market Regulation said Friday. Tesla issued the recall because of two different suspension defects, but some vehicles may have both, regulators said. The recall impacts the bulk of imported Model S and Model X cars made between September 2013 and January 2018. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Tesla is recalling around 30,000 vehic...
Tags: Transportation, Elon Musk, China, Cars, Trends, Tesla, Bloomberg, Electric Vehicles, Shanghai, Transport, Electric, Model S, Model X, Jpmorgan, Tesla China, State Administration

Lyft to make it easier to split fares with friends and family

Lyft riders will soon be able to pay for their trips with Venmo, a process that offers an easy way to split fares with friends and family.
Tags: Lyft, News, Cars, Trends, Ridesharing, Breaking Twitter

Tesla owner says a 'safety issue' on his Model Y roof was discovered after the company scheduled an inspection days after a California family reported their roof blew off on the highway

Tesla Model Y. Tesla Earlier this month, a California family said they were driving their brand-new Tesla Model Y home when the roof blew clear off the car and fell onto the road behind them. "I looked up and the roof was gone," Walter Chien, a cardiologist from Stockton, CA, told Business Insider. Tesla has yet to comment publicly about the report.  Now, another Model Y owner says that Tesla contacted him the day after BI's report, asking him to bring in his car to "validate proper adhesi...
Tags: Transportation, News, California, Cars, Trends, Tesla, Stockton, Nevada, Business Insider, Quality Control, Model Y, Tech Insider, Business Insider Tesla, Tesla Tesla, Business Insider Now, Fraga

Nikola surges 13% after GM president reiterates confidence in partnership plans

Nikola Badger. Nikola Nikola leaped as much as 13% on Wednesday after General Motors President Mark Reuss said he still sees a path forward for a partnership between the two automakers.Appearing on Bloomberg TV and in interviews aired Wednesday, Reuss said the companies are moving forward in completing a $2 billion deal.A deal hasn't been finalized, he added, but the automakers have until December 3 to reach an agreement.Nikola tumbled on Friday after its CEO said it had a strategy ready ...
Tags: Cars, Trends, General Motors, Markets, Paypal, Electric Vehicles, Gm, Automotive Industry, Goldman Sachs, EVs, Cnbc, Milton, Mark Reuss, Jim Rogers, Bloomberg TV, Nikola

Tesla says it's finally releasing 'full self-driving' software after it had to 'rewrite everything' — but no one's sure what it can actually do

Tesla CEO Elon Musk. Associated Press Elon Musk said Tuesday that Tesla was releasing a beta version of its long-awaited "full self-driving" software. The billionaire said the rollout would be "extremely slow & cautious" but provided little other information about its functionality.  Tesla's self-driving development has always bucked industry trends, sometimes with disastrous results. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Tesla has begun releasing a beta version of its long-a...
Tags: Transportation, Elon Musk, California, Cars, Trends, Tesla, Software, Cruise, Self-driving Cars, Lidar, Software Update, Musk, John Krafcik, Autopilot, Waymo, Zoox

Tesla says it's finally releasing 'full self-driving' software after it had to 'rewrite everything'

Tesla CEO Elon Musk. Associated Press Elon Musk said Tuesday that Tesla was releasing a beta version of its long-awaited "full self-driving" software. The billionaire said the rollout would be "extremely slow & cautious" but provided little other information about its functionality.  Tesla's self-driving development has always bucked industry trends, sometimes with disastrous results. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Tesla has begun releasing a beta version of its long-a...
Tags: Transportation, Elon Musk, California, Cars, Trends, Tesla, Software, Cruise, Self-driving Cars, Lidar, Software Update, Musk, John Krafcik, Autopilot, Waymo, Zoox

The Hummer EV Is the Last Thing We Need

Way back in the Before Times, during February’s Super Bowl, GMC hinted an electric Hummer was coming. Now, it’s here (for preorder). Read more...
Tags: Science, Cars, Electric Vehicles, Gmc, Hummer

How to Winterize Your Car

As the weather starts getting cooler, it’s a good idea to prepare your car for winter. Even if you don’t switch to snow tires, there are a few proactive steps you can take to make sure you, your passengers and your vehicle as as safe as possible. Here are some tips for winterizing your car.Read more...
Tags: Safety, Cars, Repair, Winterize, Lifehacks, Automobiles

Volcon Grunt is an electric off-road motorcycle you can ride underwater

Texas-based Volcon plans to release several electric off-roaders, including a motorcycle named Grunt that has a foot of ground clearance and 100 miles of range.
Tags: Texas, Cars, Trends, Motorcycles, Electric, Off-road, ATV, Volcon, Volcon Grunt

2022 GMC Hummer EV packs a 1,000-horsepower electric punch

The 2022 GMC Hummer EV electric pickup truck is Hummer's 1,000-horsepower revenge. Now part of the GMC lineup, Hummer is back after a decade in hibernation.
Tags: News, Cars, Trends, Electric Cars, Pickup Trucks, Gmc, Hummer, Electric pickup trucks, GMC Hummer EV

Ford reveals the vehicle destined for its autonomous-car services

Ford has unveiled its fourth-generation autonomous test vehicle as it moves toward the launch of commercial services using the technology.
Tags: News, Cars, Trends, Ford, Self-driving Cars, Autonomous Cars, Escape, Ford Escape

Split-Second Phantom Images Fool Autopilots

Researchers are tricking autopilots by inserting split-second images into roadside billboards. Researchers at Israel’s Ben Gurion University of the Negev … previously revealed that they could use split-second light projections on roads to successfully trick Tesla’s driver-assistance systems into automatically stopping without warning when its camera sees spoofed images of road signs or pedestrians. In new research, they’ve found they can pull off the same trick with just a few frames of a road s...
Tags: Israel, Uncategorized, Cars, Tesla, Machine Learning, Bruce Schneier, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, FPR, Academic Papers, Spoofing

If you're shopping for an EV, consider these great deals from Jaguar, Audi, and Nissan before going straight for a Tesla

Right now, you can find a 2020 Jaguar I-Pace for around $10,000 off. Jaguar EVs from Chevrolet, Jaguar, Audi, and Nissan are seeing thousands of dollars in discounts right now. A 2019 Audi E-Tron can be had for nearly $20,000 off.  When shopping for an EV, consider leasing it, since "factory discounts and rebates tend to favor the lease," car buying expert Tom McParland told Business Insider. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Just because it's currently a seller's market ...
Tags: Transportation, Elon Musk, Advice, Cars, Trends, General Motors, Tesla, Car Buying, Autos, Jaguar, Chevrolet, Audi, Nissan, EVs, Electric Cars, Nissan Leaf

Forget AR glasses. Augmented reality is headed to your windshield

From the ashes of big AR startups like Magic Leap and Daqri, Envisics hopes to deliver the world's first truly useful augmented reality system -- in your car.
Tags: Cars, Trends, Features, Ar, Augmented Reality, Magic Leap, Holography, Daqri Envisics

Federal inquiries, allegations of sexual assault, a resignation, and billions on the line: Here's everything you need to know about Nikola and its founder's controversial last 5 weeks

On the left, GM's CEO and chairman, Mary Barra. On the right, Nikola's founder and former CEO Trevor Milton. AP Photo/Paul Sancya; REUTERS/Massimo Pinca Automotive giant General Motors and electric vehicle startup Nikola announced a $2 billion deal in early September. In the weeks since, Nikola and its founder, Trevor Milton, have been embroiled in controversy. Since then, Milton has stepped down as the executive Chairman of Nikola's board, and has faced additional accusations incl...
Tags: Transportation, Europe, Cars, America, Trends, General Motors, Bloomberg, Mary Barra, Gm, SEC, Department Of Justice, Smith, Doj, Financial Times, Cnbc, Business Insider

Mario Kart Live: Home Circuit Players Teasing Their Pussies

Recently launched augmented reality game Mario Kart Live: Home Circuit has been proving amusing in more ways than one as players have found the game’s central selling point of turning a person’s home into a racetrack has been made more attractive due to their curious cats (and other pets). Released October 16th on the Nintendo […]
Tags: Games, Technology, Animals, Cars, Sports, Nintendo, Augmented Reality, Anime, Mario Kart, Video Gallery, Neko, Nintendo Switch, Home Circuit

Regretting That Tesla You Just Bought? Well, You Might Be Stuck With It Now

For years, Tesla, as well as its eccentric founder and CEO Elon Musk, proudly proclaimed to recent customers that if they were unhappy with the vehicle they had just purchased, they could simply return it. The catch? Hardly anything. It just had to be done within seven calendar days. Read more...
Tags: Elon Musk, Science, Cars, Tesla, Return Policy

"In states that have raised the age when children can stop riding in car seats, the chance that parents have a third child decreases."

"The reason? Since most sedans don’t fit three car seats in the back seat, buying a minivan or SUV could be a deterrent, researchers suggest." From "The Three-Child American Family, Under Siege/Car-seat woes, the cost of day care and now the pandemic. Yet a rising number of parents still want more than two children" (NYT). [Author: [email protected] (Ann Althouse)]
Tags: Children, Law, Cars, Ann Althouse, Too Many Rules

Uber's self-driving-car business has fallen behind Waymo and Cruise — here's why the ride-hail giant might give up on ATG

Uber ATG has struggled to live up to its potential. Uber Uber's self-driving-car division, ATG, has failed to live up to its promise since its 2015 founding. The unit has suffered from infighting, legal issues, and a deadly crash. Insiders, investors, and experts are skeptical about ATG's prospects. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. To former Uber CEO Travis Kalanick, mastering self-driving-car technology was a matter of life or death for the ride-hailing firm."If we are ...
Tags: Transportation, Uber, Cars, Trends, Travis Kalanick, Kalanick, Business Insider, Carnegie Mellon, ATG, Dara Khosrowshahi, Mark Matousek, Tech Insider, Waymo, Advanced Technologies Group ATG, Uber ATG, Sam Abuelsamid

Elon Musk announced Telsa is cutting the price of the Model S to $69,420 the same day competitor Lucid Motors revealed the price of its cheaper Air sedan

Elon Musk has landed in hot water for his love of memes in the past. Susan Walsh/Associated Press Tesla will reduce the price of its Model S sedan to $69,420, the company's CEO, Elon Musk, tweeted Wednesday.  The move came the same day that Lucid Motors, a luxury-EV startup, announced that its base Air sedan will cost $69,900 after federal tax incentives.  Musk said the price change would occur "tonight," but it's unclear if he was serious or not.  Visit Business Insider's homepage for mor...
Tags: Transportation, Elon Musk, Cars, US, Trends, Tesla, Autos, EVs, Electric Cars, Musk, Lucid, Tesla CEO Elon Musk, US Securities and Exchange Commission, Telsa, Tech Insider, Tesla Tesla

Tesla to begin production on 7-seat Model Y in November, with deliveries in early December

Elon Musk has shared some updated info about the timeline for the seven-seat version of the Model Y, Tesla’s more affordable electric SUV. The Model Y began deliveries to customers in March of this year in the U.S., but Musk said in June that he anticipated the company would start shipping seven row variants of the vehicle by sometime in the fourth quarter of this year. A seven-seater Model Y would up the total passenger capacity of the vehicle by two, and we’ve known that it supports such a ...
Tags: TC, Transportation, Elon Musk, Cars, Tech, Tesla, Automotive, United States, Hyperloop, Musk, The Boring Company, Tesla Model Y

How the Mustang evolved over 56 years, from sports car to electric car

The Ford Mustang continues to be America's most recognizable sports car, and one of its most long-running. But it's about to undergo its biggest transformation yet with the upcoming all-electric Mustang Mach-E. We break down all the changes and innovations the Ford Mustang has undergone in its 56 years that have made it so iconic. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Following is a transcript of the video.Aj Caldwell: This here is Ford's latest Shelby Mustang. At 760 horsepower,...
Tags: Transportation, Video, Cars, America, Trends, Fox, Ford Mustang, Ford, Epa, Chevy, Bmw, Lima, Mustang, Nicolas Cage, Pontiac, Shelby

Best Prime Day Dash Cam Deals 2020: The cheapest prices

In the market for a new dash cam for your car? Read on to find out what to look for and the best deals out there.
Tags: Deals, Cars, Trends, Deal, Garmin, Dash Cams, Prime Day 2020, Amazon 2020

UFC champ Conor McGregor just bought this supercar-inspired $3.4 million Lamborghini yacht — check it out

Tecnomar for Lamborghini 63. Lamborghini Automobili Lamborghini teamed up with The Italian Sea Group to create the Tecnomar for Lamborghini 63. It's a 4,000-horsepower yacht powered by two V12 engines. It will cost 3 million Euros, or approximately $3.4 million, and is limited to 63 examples. UFC champion Conor McGregor just bought one, according to TMZ. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. If you've ever looked at a Lamborghini and decided that it would actually be better a...
Tags: Transportation, Cars, Trends, Autos, Ufc, Conor Mcgregor, Yachts, Lamborghini, McGregor, Countach, Lamborghini Miura, Automobili Lamborghini, Kristen Lee, Sea Group, BITranspo, The Italian Sea Group

You’ve never seen a Rolls-Royce drive quite like this

Watch Rolls-Royce's first-ever SUV take a wild ride on the sand dunes of the United Arab Emirates.
Tags: News, Cars, Trends, SUV, Luxury cars, Rolls Royce, Royce, Cullinan, Breaking Twitter

smells like new… but it’s not / L’odeur du neuf qui sent le vieux

THE ORIGINAL? Ford / Used Cars / “olor a nuevo” – 2012 “Smells new” Watch the Case Study Film Agency : Bassat Ogilvy Madrid (Spain) LESS ORIGINAL Dacia Duster “Perfume sample” – 2020 “For all those who forgot what the smell of new was” Source : La Réclame Agency : Publicis Conseil Paris (France) [Author: Joe La Pompe]
Tags: Advertising, Cars, Spain, Ford, Perfume, Direct Marketing, Print & Outdoor, Joe La Pompe, Sample, Publicis Conseil Paris France, La Réclame Agency, Parfum, Comme Neuf, Échantillon, Odeur, Perfume Sample