Tag Archives: Vehicle

Tesla’s service and used car revenue is growing, but can’t make up for a plunge in US vehicle sales

While Tesla’s overall sales dropped 39% in the U.S. during the third quarter, the company is seeing robust growth on “services and other” revenue, which includes sales of used cars. Revenue in that category jumped 68% to $548 million from $326 a year earlier, according to Tesla’s latest financial filing. Over the first nine months of 2019, it grew 91% to $1.65 ... Read More »

General Motors, TCS join hands for future vehicle engineering

NEW DELHI: General Motors (GM) and Tata Consultancy Services (TCSNSE -1.32 %) on Monday announced a new partnership under which the IT major would support the leading automaker in future vehicle engineering across global markets. The new association builds on the 16-year long relationship between the two companies, the companies said in a joint statement. Under the agreement, TCS will acquire certain assets at the GM ... Read More »

Detroit auto show offers glimpse of future without the sedan. You want a utility vehicle or sports car?

Bill Pugliano | Getty Images The Ford exhibit is shown at the 2018 North American International Auto Show January 16, 2018 in Detroit, Michigan. More than 5,100 journalists from 61 countries attend the NAIAS each year. The lineup at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit next week offers a glimpse of what new car lots are going to ... Read More »

Electric Vehicle Boom Could Spell Demise for Japan’s Leading Industry

As the largest automotive market in the world, China is dictating a lot of the moves automakers are making. The massive country is currently in the midst of attempting to clean its air in a radical way, eliminating the sale of cars with internal combustion engines by 2040. It’s a drastic move that’s sent every automaker scrambling to have well-defined lineups ... Read More »

New BMW M5 Slides Into Guinness World Records With Longest Vehicle Drift

The new BMW M5 was drifted for 8 hours and had to be refueled five times mid-drift Highlights BMW broke the world record with the new F90-generation BMW M5 While drifting for 8 hours the M5 covered a distance of 374.1 km The M5 had to be refuelled 5 times mid-drift to complete the world record The new BMW M5 ... Read More »

Tesla’s electric semi truck: Elon Musk unveils his new freight vehicle

Tesla’s new semi truck Tesla Motors Electric carmaker Tesla unveiled a sleek electric semi truck with semi-autonomous capabilities and a new roadster Thursday evening in a flashy live-streamed event at its design studio in Hawthorne, California. Emphasizing the truck’s “badass” performance, Tesla CEO Elon Musk pitched the new Tesla Semi as the safest, most comfortable truck ever. The semi is a fully electric Class 8 ... Read More »

China is Creating a Future With Worldwide Electric Vehicle Adoption

China, home to the world’s largest market for electric cars, is aggressively promoting and supporting the technology. This and the sheer size of the Chinese market are driving the same trend around the world. CHINA’S ELECTRIC CAR REVOLUTION China has become the most powerful political force driving the globalization of electric vehicle (EV) technology. And, while natural driving forces such ... Read More »

Firefighters respond to vehicle on fire in used car lot

A vehicle fire in a used car lot early Sunday morning was not suspicious in nature, says the fire captain on scene. The fire in a Dodge Ram pickup truck, parked on the Baycorp Auto Sales lot at the intersection of Edinburgh Road North and London Road West occurred at about 6:30 a.m. today. Guelph Fire Department and Guelph Police attended the early morning scene. ... Read More »

Why Tesla’s new Model 3 electric car is a vehicle like no other

The Model 3’s roof is a sheet of glass that stretches from the front to almost the boot. The car can rocket from zero to nearly 100 km/h in 5.6 seconds. (Image source: Tesla web site) Tesla’s new Model 3 is more than just a “stripped-down version” of its Model S premium electric sedan. The new launch — the first ... Read More »

Review: ‘Cars 3’ a vehicle for Lightning McQueen’s maturation

In “Cars 3,” Lightning McQueen’s mind is strong, but his flesh is weak. Er, metal. His metal is weak. For his third lap around the cinematic track, the Owen Wilson-voiced red racecar faces a great horror: his impending obsolescence. When the movie opens, he’s eating up pavement quicker than any other car on the circuit, until Jackson Storm (Armie Hammer) comes along. ... Read More »