Month: August 2022

FRANKFURT — Tesla can continue referring to the capabilities of its driver assistance system and to autonomous driving in its advertising in Germany after a court threw out a complaint against the practice. Germany’s Wettbewerbszentrale, an industry-sponsored body tasked with policing anti-competitive practices, had filed the so-called non-admissibility complaint with Germany’s Federal Court of Justice.
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5:20 PM ET Formula One’s governing body approved engine regulations for 2026 on Tuesday, an eagerly-awaited move that could lead to the arrival of premium Volkswagen Group brands Porsche and Audi. The FIA said its World Motor Sport Council (WMSC) also updated the 2022 and 2023 technical rules to address safety concerns. The new power
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What kind of car is the 2023 Dodge Hornet? What does it compare to? The Dodge Hornet resurrects an old model name and applies to the most popular modern vehicle segment in the small crossover SUV. Sharing a platform with the Alfa Romeo Tonale, the Dodge Hornet competes with a range of five-seat crossovers, from
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Polestar said Tuesday it will turn its O2 concept into its next halo car, which is likely to be aimed at the Porsche 911. The 650-kilowatt (884-hp), 200,000 euro full-electric roadster, which will be called the Polestar 6, will be the automaker’s most powerful and most expensive model when it arrives in 2026. The brand’s
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DETROIT — General Motors has added to its board of directors Joanne Crevoiserat, CEO of the company that includes luxury fashion brands Coach, Kate Spade and Stuart Weitzman. Crevoiserat, 58, is a member of the Business Roundtable, a group of chief executives that weigh in on policy issues affecting the economy, along with GM CEO
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DETROIT — Dodge is making some noise with its roaring engines before transitioning to more eco-friendly electrified performance. The muscle brand on Monday said it will bring back the Durango Hellcat for the 2023 model year and release seven tribute Challenger and Charger models that pay homage to the nameplates’ history. It’s also reviving several
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Head restraints in today’s cars move into position to help protect occupants from whiplash only after the vehicle is struck from behind. That could change if a system developed by engineers at supplier Windsor Machine Group in Ontario is adopted by automakers. The company’s True Active technology moves the headrests into position just before the
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What kind of vehicle is the 2023 Mini Countryman? What does it compare to? With the Countryman, Mini takes its retro-inspired design off-road—but not deep into the wilderness. This light-duty crossover SUV compares to the BMW X1, Audi Q3, and Volvo XC40, among others.  Is the 2023 Mini Countryman a good car? Review continues below
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WASHINGTON — A U.S. appeals court on Friday rejected a legal challenge to the Federal Communications Commission’s 2020 decision to shift much of a key spectrum block set aside for auto safety to accommodate the burgeoning number of wireless devices. The Intelligent Transportation Society of America and the American Association of State Highway and Transportation
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