2021 Auto News

Do You Care? Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV New for 2022

Credit: thetruthaboutcars.com Let’s assume you’re lost and have made your way to a Mitsubishi dealership to make an emergency phone call and use the bathroom. Suddenly, the urge to buy a hybrid SUV overtakes you and you involuntarily find yourself asking a salesperson to direct you to the nearest model. They have several available and […]

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Tesla Keeps Raising Prices for U.S. But Not China

Credits: www.thetruthaboutcars.com This year has already seen price increases across the board, thanks largely to the supply crisis created in the wake of our response to the pandemic. As it turns out, shutting down the global economy wasn’t ideal for maintaining business as usual and nobody in charge seems all that interested in returning things […]

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Jeep to go electric in India. Will it work?

Credits: www.fortuneindia.com Jeep, the iconic American SUV brand, is revamping itself for India: it will pivot towards the EV space. But, the process will not be easy and Jeep is likely to face stiff competition in the space. Jeep has been witness to a long and fruitful journey. It started its life as a pick-up […]

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Major tech and automotive industry players establish cross-industry partnership for automated driving

Credits: roboticsandautomationnews.com Arm, Audi, Denso, NXP and six further technology and research leaders are joining industry group The Autonomous to develop state-of-the-art technology for autonomous vehicles. The aim is to lay the basis for safety standardization and series production. This form of collaboration will help to overcome major hurdles of prevailing competition in the industry and solve […]

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US distances itself from Australian Dodge Charger police cars

Credits: www.caradvice.com.au The head office for Dodge says a proposal by a private importer to convert police cars to right-hand-drive in Australia does not have US factory backing, warranty, or support – and won’t vouch for the safety of the finished product.   A radical plan to use Dodge Charger police cars from the USA to […]

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Govt may lower import duty for Tesla vehicles, but on one condition

Credits: www.indiatoday.in The government said it may consider reducing import duty for Tesla as Elon Musk’s company gears up to sell electric vehicles in India. But the government has one condition. Here is all you need to know. The central government has said it may consider lowering import duty and other incentives for Tesla, which […]

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UK must lead in battery and fuel cell technology or risk losing its automotive industry

Credits: www.politicshome.com The UK is at risk of losing its existing automotive industry, falling further behind global competitors in battery manufacture and failing to meet our net-zero commitment. As a member of the House of Lords Science and Technology Select Committee, I’m delighted to draw attention to our report into battery and fuel-cell technology, published […]

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The Electric F-150 and the Lifestyle-Truck Virus

Credits: usa.streetsblog.org Would subsidizing the purchase of new pickup trucks enhance or diminish the welfare of our communities? If you think putting more trucks on the road is a bad idea, your position is at odds with parts of federal government policy. Starting next year, Ford will be selling an electric variant of America’s most-popular vehicle, the […]

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Fasten your seatbelts: MG connected car technology

Credits: www.financialexpress.com From understanding Hinglish voice commands to offering seamless connectivity on the go, cars are getting more and more hi-tech, making the driving experience easier, smoother and smarter Your car rides are set to get more and more hi-tech. Today, one can remotely start the vehicle, switch on or off climate control, open and […]

2021 Auto News

Beyond autonomy: how AI is driving the automotive industry

Credits: www.theengineer.co.uk AI innovation is driving the automotive industry forwards in ways that go way beyond vehicle autonomy, says Dr Richard Ahlfeld, CEO and founder of Monolith AI Artificial intelligence leads many of the most innovative areas of the automotive industry at this time. Although traditionally associated with autonomous cars, the industry is also working on AI […]