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16 States that Want to Electrify USPS Fleet File Lawsuits

16 States that Want to Electrify USPS Fleet File Lawsuits

AUTO NEWS | By David Sharp | Apr 29, 2022

California and 15 states that want the U.S. Postal Service to electrify its mail delivery vehicles are suing to halt purchases of thousands of gas-powered trucks as the agency modernizes its delivery fleet.

Uber Admits Misleading Australian Riders, Agrees to Pay $19M

Uber Admits Misleading Australian Riders, Agrees to Pay $19M

AUTO NEWS | Apr 26, 2022

Uber agreed to pay a 26 million Australian dollar ($19 million) fine for misleading riders by falsely warning they could be charged a cancellation fee and for inflating estimates of comparable taxi rides.

Edmunds: 2022 Rivian R1T vs 2022 Ram 1500

Edmunds: 2022 Rivian R1T vs 2022 Ram 1500

AUTO NEWS | By Miles Branman, Edmunds | Apr 23, 2022

There's one electric truck that's already on sale: The all-new Rivian R1T. But how does it compare against a conventional truck? Edmunds compares the new R1T against the Ram 1500.

Tesla 1Q Earnings 7 Times More than Year Ago on Strong Sales

Tesla 1Q Earnings 7 Times More than Year Ago on Strong Sales

AUTO NEWS | By Tom Krisher | Apr 21, 2022

Tesla reported Wednesday that its first-quarter net earnings were over seven times greater than a year ago, powered by strong sales despite global supply chain kinks and pandemic-related production cuts.

Egypt Collector Preserves Hundreds of Classic Cars

Egypt Collector Preserves Hundreds of Classic Cars

AUTO NEWS | By Amr Nabil | Apr 20, 2022

Egyptian car collector Mohamed Wahdan says he has accumulated more than 250 vintage, antique and classic cars. Most of them he discovered inside the country.

Edmunds: 2022 Subaru BRZ vs. 2022 Mazda MX-5 Miata RF

Edmunds: 2022 Subaru BRZ vs. 2022 Mazda MX-5 Miata RF

AUTO NEWS | By Michael Cantu, Edmunds | Apr 16, 2022

These two models can put a big smile on your face without crushing your monthly budget: The 2022 Mazda MX-5 Miata RF and the 2022 Subaru BRZ.

California Plan Aims to Triple Sale of Electric Cars by 2026

California Plan Aims to Triple Sale of Electric Cars by 2026

AUTO NEWS | By Kathleen Ronayne | Apr 14, 2022

California wants electric vehicle sales to triple in the next four years, an aggressive target set as part of the goal to phase out the sale of gas-powered cars by the middle of next decade.

Japan's Honda Outlines Strategy to Forge Ahead on EVs

Japan's Honda Outlines Strategy to Forge Ahead on EVs

AUTO NEWS | By Yuri Kageyama | Apr 12, 2022

Honda is investing 5 trillion yen ($40 billion) over the next decade in research, especially to realize a major shift to ecological electric vehicles, the Japanese automaker said Tuesday.

Edmunds Picks 5 SUVs to Help You Save at the Pump

Edmunds Picks 5 SUVs to Help You Save at the Pump

AUTO NEWS | By Miles Branman, Edmunds | Apr 9, 2022

If you were already shopping for a new SUV, now's a great time to consider a more fuel-efficient model.

Musk Says Tesla Will Build Vehicle Designed to Be a Robotaxi

Musk Says Tesla Will Build Vehicle Designed to Be a Robotaxi

AUTO NEWS | Apr 8, 2022

Tesla will build a vehicle dedicated for use as a robotaxi, and it will start making three new vehicles next year, CEO Elon Musk told fans at a party celebrating the opening of a Texas factory.

U.S. Electric-Vehicle Tax Credits Ending for New Toyota Buyers

U.S. Electric-Vehicle Tax Credits Ending for New Toyota Buyers

AUTO NEWS | Apr 6, 2022

Toyota customers soon won't be able to get U.S. federal tax credits for buying electric or hybrid vehicles.

New Vehicles Must Average 40 MPG by 2026

New Vehicles Must Average 40 MPG by 2026

AUTO NEWS | By Tom Krisher | Apr 5, 2022

New vehicles sold in the U.S. will have to average at least 40 miles per gallon of gasoline in 2026, up from about 28 mpg, under new federal rules unveiled Friday that undo a rollback of standards enacted under President Donald Trump.

Russia War Sanctions Mean a Struggle for Cuban Car Owners

Russia War Sanctions Mean a Struggle for Cuban Car Owners

AUTO NEWS | By Juan Zamorano and Gisela Salomon | Apr 4, 2022

Global restrictions on transport and trade with Russia pose an especially serious problem for Cubans, whose socialist government has lived since the early 1960s under an embargo.

Russia War Could Further Escalate Auto Prices and Shortages

Russia War Could Further Escalate Auto Prices and Shortages

AUTO NEWS | By Tom Krisher and Kelvin Chan | Apr 4, 2022

With buyer demand high, materials scarce, and the war causing new disruptions, vehicle prices are expected to head even higher well into next year.

Edmunds: Should You Fix Your Car or Buy New?

Edmunds: Should You Fix Your Car or Buy New?

AUTO NEWS | By Ronald Montoya, Edmunds | Apr 2, 2022

As new and used vehicle transaction prices continue to hit record highs, many owners are asking themselves: "Should I fix my car or trade it in for a new one?"

Vietnamese Carmaker to Build Electric Vehicles in N Carolina

Vietnamese Carmaker to Build Electric Vehicles in N Carolina

AUTO NEWS | Mar 30, 2022

A Vietnamese automaker announced plans to build a plant in North Carolina to manufacture electric vehicles, promising to bring 7,500 jobs and end the state's streak of near-misses for landing carmakers.

US investigating Autonomous Vehicle Company's Crash Report

US investigating Autonomous Vehicle Company's Crash Report

AUTO NEWS | Mar 29, 2022

A small maker of autonomous vehicle systems could be in hot water with U.S. highway safety regulators over how much time elapsed before it reported the crash of one of its test vehicles last fall.

Edmunds: 2022 Ford F-150 Raptor vs. Ram 1500 TRX

Edmunds: 2022 Ford F-150 Raptor vs. Ram 1500 TRX

AUTO NEWS | By Alex Nishimoto, Edmunds | Mar 26, 2022

We're living in a golden age of off-road pickup trucks, and the Ford F-150 Raptor and Ram 1500 TRX are the most high-profile examples. Edmunds' experts break down the pros and cons of each

Ford Recalls F-150 Pickups, SUVs to fix Brake Fluid Leak

Ford Recalls F-150 Pickups, SUVs to fix Brake Fluid Leak

AUTO NEWS | Mar 23, 2022

Ford is recalling nearly 215,000 pickup trucks and large SUVs in the U.S. and Canada because brake fluid can leak, causing longer stopping distances.

General Motors Recalls 740K SUVs; Headlights Are too Bright

General Motors Recalls 740K SUVs; Headlights Are too Bright

AUTO NEWS | Mar 22, 2022

General Motors is recalling more than 740,000 small SUVs in the U.S. because the headlight beams can be too bright and cause glare for oncoming drivers.

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