‘Mr. Bean’ star Rowan Atkinson feels ‘duped’ by promises of electric vehicles

British comedian Rowan Atkinson, perhaps best known to international audiences as Mr. Bean, was also a lifelong car enthusiast and questioned the benefits of electric cars. Atkinson wrote an opinion piece for The Guardian Sunday in response to UK legislation to ban the sale of new petrol and diesel cars by 2030. “Electric cars may […]

Jaguar recalls I-Pace electric vehicles due to fire risk in batteries

Check out what’s being clicked on If you own a Jaguar I-Pace electric SUV, the automaker recommends parking it outdoors. Jaguar has recalled more than 6,000 vehicles in the United States due to the risk of high-voltage battery fire. Document posted on Wednesday U.S. Highway Traffic Safety Administration The recall applies to all SUVs […]

NHTSA planning to require automatic emergency braking on new vehicles

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), the head of the federal highway safety agency, proposed on Wednesday a rule requiring all new vehicles to have automatic emergency braking. In a statement, the agency said: release On Wednesday, it said the proposed rule would “dramatically” reduce the number of pedestrian and rear-end collisions. The rule […]

Italy Leads Revolt Against EU Push for Electric Vehicles

Italy is leading a rebellion against the European Union’s plans to tighten emissions standards and drive drivers to electric vehicles (EVs), with Prime Minister Giorgia Meloni vowing to protect jobs in the auto industry. Meloni’s coalition came to power last October and will immediately block EU efforts to ban the sale of new cars that […]

Ford reverses course, decides to keep AM radio in ‘all’ 2024 vehicles

Ford CEO Jim Farley Joins “Barron’s Roundtable” to Discuss Electric vs. Gas Vehicles, Auto Company Growth and Approach to Auto Industry, and Investments in Industry Responded to Warren Buffett’s comments about Ford Chief Executive Jim Farley said on Tuesday after the company changed its policy and “discussed with policy leaders the importance of AM broadcast […]

Miami parking garage shocks with $100 charge for vehicles

It took a lot to shock the Florida filmmakers of “Cocaine Cowboys.” But the staggering cost of parking in a Miami garage has led Billy Coben to contest his Instagram account. The Sunshine State native posted a photo on Sunday of a placard advertising a flat rate of $100 at the city’s upscale Bayside Marketplace. […]

Lawmakers put on pressure to protect AM radio in vehicles

WASHINGTON (NEXTER) – Lawmakers say the future of AM radio is in jeopardy after companies such as Ford and Tesla have announced they will no longer have AM receivers in some new models. there is Rep. Josh Gottheimer (D-NJ) said, “If Elon Musk has enough money to buy Twitter and send rockets into space, he […]

California deputy injured after man allegedly driving stolen car rams into patrol vehicles

A California sheriff’s deputy was injured while chasing a driver who allegedly crashed a stolen vehicle into several police cars, officials said. Officers found a person driving a stolen vehicle on Interstate 580 in San Leandro around 2 p.m. Tuesday, according to the Alameda County Sheriff’s Office. Officers chased the vehicle until “additional resources” were […]

Average age of US vehicles reaches record high as price of new vehicles soars

Check out what’s being clicked on Ryan Holdsworth said he plans to own his nine-year-old Chevrolet Cruze for at least four more years because new and used cars are still so expensive. For him, buying a new car is less of a priority than limiting his car payments and overall debt. I am a […]