Ford Motor recalls about 200,000 vehicles in the US after reports of fires
Ford Motor recalls about 200,000 vehicles in the US after reports of fires
  • September 1, 2022

Ford Motor Company is recalling 198,000 SUVs in the U.S. to replace an engine supercharger assembly after reports of 25 fires, Reuters reported, citing a company statement. The recall applies to 2015-2017 Ford Expedition and Lincoln Navigator...

Tesla is sued in US over 'phantom braking' issue
Tesla is sued in US over 'phantom braking' issue
  • September 1, 2022

A Tesla owner from San Francisco, California, USA filed a proposed class action lawsuit against the electric vehicle company over a phantom braking problem, The Verge reported. The lawsuit was filed by San Francisco resident Jose Alvarez Toledo in...

Princess Diana's car sold for £650,000 at auctio
Princess Diana's car sold for £650,000 at auctio
  • August 28, 2022

A Ford Escort driven by Princess Diana for almost three years sold for 650,000 pounds (about $764,000) at an auction Saturday in England, just days before the 25th anniversary of her death. Diana drove the car from 1985 to 1988, CBS News reported....

Mercedes-Benz to sell its plant in Russia
Mercedes-Benz to sell its plant in Russia
  • August 26, 2022

German automaker Mercedes-Benz is selling its car assembly plant located in the Moscow region. This was reported by the Kommersant newspaper, citing sources in the automotive industry and the real estate market. According to them, we are talking...

Production of Hyundai Asept and Hyundai Creta models to be suspended in Kazakhstan
Production of Hyundai Asept and Hyundai Creta models to be suspended in Kazakhstan
  • August 22, 2022

Hyundai Trans Kazakhstan (part of KMC Astana Motors) will suspend production of Hyundai Assept and Hyundai Creta models due to the termination of supply of components from Russia, Interfax reported with reference to the press service of KMC Astana...

Chery to release new flagship crossover Tiggo 9
Chery to release new flagship crossover Tiggo 9
  • August 17, 2022

The Chinese company Chery is preparing to release a new flagship crossover, which will be called the Tiggo 9. The car will be based on the T2X platform. The crossover will be 4780 mm long, 1920 mm wide and 1700 mm high. The wheelbase will be equal...

Tesla has produced more than 3 million cars since company was founded
Tesla has produced more than 3 million cars since company was founded
  • August 15, 2022

American electric car manufacturer Tesla has passed the mark of 3 million cars coming off the assembly line, TASS reports, with reference to the head of the company Ilon Musk. "Congrats Giga Shanghai on making millionth car! Total Teslas made...

Toyota unveils next-generation Yaris Ativ sedan
Toyota unveils next-generation Yaris Ativ sedan
  • August 9, 2022

Toyota introduced a new generation of compact sedan Yaris Ativ,  Autoreview reported. The model will be offered in Thailand. The car is built on a new platform DNGA (Daihatsu New Global Architecture). The length of the sedan is 4,425 mm, width...

Tesla threatens to ban sale of cars because of incorrect advertising of autopilot
Tesla threatens to ban sale of cars because of incorrect advertising of autopilot
  • August 7, 2022

The California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) has complained to the Office of Administrative Hearings about Tesla's improper advertising of its electric autonomous driving system. The report appeared on PC Mag's website. Lawyers...

Toyota suspends orders for Land Cruiser 70 due to parts shortage
Toyota suspends orders for Land Cruiser 70 due to parts shortage
  • August 2, 2022

The Japanese company Toyota Motor has suspended taking orders for the Land Cruiser 70 SUV, Car Expert reports. The model has been produced since 1984. The main reason why the company has suspended taking orders is the lack of electronic components...

Volkswagen CEO resigns
Volkswagen CEO resigns
  • July 23, 2022

Volkswagen CEO Herbert Diess, whose image has been tarnished by the emissions fraud scandal, is leaving his post, the AP reported. The Wolfsburg-based company unexpectedly announced Friday that Diess would leave his post on September 1 by mutual...

Cadillac officially unveils Celestiq show car
Cadillac officially unveils Celestiq show car
  • July 22, 2022

Cadillac has officially unveiled the Celestiq show car, an electric sedan destined to become an expensive and rare car, Autoblog reported. Inspired by Cadillac's 120-year history - particularly the 1957 pre-war V16 and Eldorado Brougham - the...