LONDON — Jaguar Land Rover is getting an unexpected boost from the global chips crisis as its cars become more desirable, CEO Thierry Bollore said. Automakers including JLR have been forced to reduce production because of a shortage of semiconductors, squeezing supplies to dealerships. However, the scarcity of new models is massively boosting the company’s
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7:49 PM ET Associated Press DINWIDDIE, Va. — Brittany Force won the Top Fuel class in the Virginia NHRA Nationals on Sunday and John Force Racing teammate Robert Hight took the Funny Car crown at Virginia Motorsports Park. Force beat four-time defending season champion Steve Torrence with a 3.770-second pass at 334.07 mph for her
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On any given day, we’re sure there are plenty of automotive accidents that wouldn’t even make a blip on the radar of most local fire departments. However, this automotive optical illusion has generated much discussion on Reddit, where it has over 940 comments and 20,300 upvotes. The photo was posted to Reddit’s r/IdiotsInCars, where it
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The race to churn out compelling electric vehicles that will transform the auto industry over the next decade clearly has a leader. First-quarter numbers show another Tesla blowout as luxury buyers flock to its high-tech vibe. But pricey Teslas with their questionable build quality and contentious CEO, Elon Musk, aren’t for everybody. The battle among
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Self-driving truck developers are promising they’ll launch commercial service as soon as next year. One of the key remaining engineering hurdles involves safely coaxing these 80,000-pound robots to the side of the road when things don’t go according to plan. As driverless-deployment timelines draw nearer, many of the leading companies are focused on perfecting this
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Nissan took a 52.6 billion yen ($499 million) financial hit from its Russian and Ukrainian operations in its latest financial year and is not expecting to restart operations in Russia during the coming year. Nissan stopped deliveries to Russia in March following the country’s invasion of Ukraine, then ceased production at its St Petersburg plant
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8:24 AM ET Formula One championship leader Charles Leclerc crashed the 1974 Ferrari of three-time champion Niki Lauda during a demonstration run at the Monaco Historic Grand Prix on Sunday. The current Ferrari driver was at the wheel of the Ferrari 312 B3, which Lauda drove in period, for a handful of demonstration laps on
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What kind of car is the 2022 BMW 2-Series? What does it compare to? The 2022 BMW 2-Series is a performance-oriented luxury coupe that emphasizes driving fun and handling. It competes against other small performance cars such as the Mercedes-Benz A-Class, Audi A3, Lexus RC, and Porsche 718 Cayman. Is the 2022 BMW 2-Series a
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A brisk transition to zero-emission vehicles is underway, but it’s still unclear whether the global transportation sector’s makeover is enough to stave off the worst consequences of climate change. Cars and trucks account for three-quarters of all transportation-related greenhouse gas emissions, including planes, trains and ships, according to McKinsey & Co., and automakers and commercial
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Electric cargo bikes, especially four-wheeled versions that function as mini delivery vans, are becoming an increasingly common solution for mail delivery around the world. As the USPS struggles with its own delivery van ordering scandal, the latest example of alternative lightweight and efficient electric four-wheeler delivery vehicles sees yet another European country demonstrating the effectiveness
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10:25 PM ET Associated Press DINWIDDIE, Va. — Matt Hagan made the quickest Funny Car run in Virginia Motorsports Park history Saturday to top qualifying for the Virginia NHRA Nationals. Hagan had a 3.853-second pass at 331.45 mph in Tony Stewart Racing’s Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat for his second No. 1 of the season and
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