Month: June 2022

BERLIN — Inflation would spiral even further in Germany if it were not for business with China, Volkswagen Group CEO Herbert Diess said in an interview with the weekly Spiegel. “Germany would look completely different” if it turned away from China, Diess told the Spiegel, adding that such a move would harm growth, wealth and
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What kind of vehicle is the 2023 Chevrolet Traverse? What does it compare to? The 2023 Chevrolet Traverse is a big—but not overwhelmingly large—three-row crossover SUV with chunky styling and a comfortable cabin. It’s a bit bigger than most rivals, including the Kia Telluride and Honda Pilot.  Is the 2023 Chevrolet Traverse a good SUV?
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11:49 AM ET Juri Vips, the driver cut from Red Bull’s driver programme for using a racial slur during a livestream, will continue racing in Formula 2 after his Hitech team said it wanted to provide the Estonian “the chance to redeem himself”. Formula 2 has reacted to the decision with dismay, saying it is
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Tesla Inc. is bringing back its “Enhanced Autopilot” driving-assistance package for $6,000, which will sit between standard Autopilot and the automaker’s $12,000 beta test software that it calls Full Self Driving, despite not having that capability. CEO Elon Musk confirmed the move on Twitter earlier this month in response to a request from Trevor Page,
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Tesla Inc. has laid off hundreds of workers on its Autopilot team as the electric-vehicle maker shuttered a California facility, people familiar with the matter told Bloomberg. Surprisingly, the majority of those who were let go were hourly workers, said the people, who asked not to be identified discussing private information. As recently as last
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Billboards at the Ziegler Cadillac, Buick and GMC Dealership in Lincolnwood, Illinois, the United States. U.S. General Motors Co. Joel Lerner | Xinhua News Agency | Getty Images New vehicle quality declined by 11% this year amid parts shortages, shipping snarls and global trade disruptions, according to J.D. Power’s 2022 Initial Quality Study. Buick, Dodge
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Automotive News Europe honors the winners of the 2022 Rising Stars awards. Through July 13, the 19 winners will be featured. The Rising Star for Marketing Communications is Bettina Fetzer, who is Mercedes-Benz’s vice president communications and marketing. For her full profile click here. The 2022 Rising Stars winners will be honored in Prague at
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12:51 PM ET Red Bull have cancelled the contract of junior driver Juri Vips after he used a racial slur during a livestream, the team announced on Tuesday. Vips, who apologised for his behaviour, was initially suspended on June 22 while the team carried out an investigation, which has now been concluded. “Following its investigation
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The mayor of Redlands, Australia, Karen Williams, is facing strong criticism after crashing her vehicle into a tree just one hour after hosting an online meeting attending with families whose loved ones had been killed in accidents caused by intoxicated motorists where she reportedly declared “we need to clean up the drink driving.” Williams admitted
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