Month: December 2021

Ola’s CEO Bhavish Aggarwal took to Twitter this morning to announce that the company has now dispatched all of the electric scooters that have been reserved. But many customers disagreed, quickly calling out the CEO. Ola’s high-power and high-speed electric scooters have made a splash around the world as some of the first affordable high-performance
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MADRID — Spanish authorities have selected local automotive group QEV Technologies as lead candidate to take over Nissan’s main plant in Barcelona after Chinese carmaker Great Wall Motor withdrew its interest, Nissan said. Catalonia-based engineering group QEV plans to turn the facility into a hub for electric vehicles, including participation from Swedish producers Inzile and
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10:12 PM ET Associated Press CARLSBAD, Calif. — – Deke Houlgate, a longtime West Coast sports publicist whose clients included such auto racing greats as Mario Andretti, Rick Mears, Richard Petty and Johnny Rutherford, has died. He was 91. He died Sunday at his home in Carlsbad north of San Diego of COVID-19-related illness, son
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What kind of vehicle is the 2022 Nissan Titan? What does it compare to? The 2022 Nissan Titan is a full-size pickup truck that does battle with some of the most popular vehicles on the road today: the Ford F-Series, the Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra, and the Ram 1500 pickup.  Is the 2022 Nissan
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French officials passed a law on Wednesday requiring automobile ads to be followed by a message encouraging consumers to consider walking, cycling, carpooling, or using public transit instead. France’s Le Monde reports that, starting in March, automotive ads on the radio,  television, before movies, the internet, in print, and elsewhere will have to feature one
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What kind of vehicle is the 2022 Mercedes-Benz GLS-Class? What does it compare to? The 2022 Mercedes-Benz GLS-Class is a high-end SUV with three rows of seats. In GLS450 configuration, it squares off against the Audi Q7 and BMW X7.  [embedded content] Is the 2022 Mercedes-Benz GLS-Class a good car/SUV? Review continues below Few cars
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Mercedes-Benz removed a video advertisement from a Chinese social media website, state media said, after the clip got swept up in a charged national debate over depictions of Asian-looking features by foreign companies. The video was posted on Mercedes-Benz’s official Weibo account on Saturday and later removed due to public backlash, the Communist Party’s Global
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What kind of car is the 2022 Mercedes-Benz GLB-Class? What does it compare to? The GLB-Class taps turbo-4 power and seating for up to seven people to become one of Mercedes’ most flexible crossover SUVs. Competitors include vehicles such as the Land Rover Discovery Sport, Volvo XC60, and Mazda CX-9.  [embedded content] Is the 2022
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Ola’s S1 and S1 Pro electric scooters were supposed to revolutionize the electric scooter industry. But now many of the first owners to receive their new scooters are sharing worrying details about quality concerns. Ola’s electric scooters were unveiled with an industry-shaking combination of low cost and high performance. The scooters are capable of speeds
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Rivian Automotive Inc. is delaying deliveries of electric pickup truck and SUVs equipped with Max battery packs to 2023, CEO RJ Scaringe said in a letter to customers on Tuesday. Scaringe said the majority of Rivian’s roughly 71,000 preorders for the R1T pickup truck and R1S SUV in the United States and Canada were for
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