Month: January 2022

2021 was a great year for electric cars. A number of brilliant EVs were launched – the Rivian R1T, Volkswagen ID.4, Hyundai Ioniq 5, Lucid Air and many, many more all reached customer hands. However, there were also a few EVs that came out in 2021 that were, quite frankly, not good enough. In the
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The next-generation Nissan Z sports car receives top billing in the brand’s Super Bowl commercial, which will be aired during the game Feb. 13. Nissan Motor Co. released two teasers of the commercial, called “Thrill Driver,” which is set up as an action-packed, comedy-thriller movie premiere. The 60-second ad features actors Eugene Levy, Danai Gurira
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9:50 AM ET Formula One will make it mandatory for all personnel working in its paddock to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, without exemption, starting this season, a spokesperson for the sport’s commercial arm said on Monday. The mandate, which was first reported by the Times newspaper and the BBC, will apply to anyone entering
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What kind of car is the 2022 Land Rover Defender? What does it compare to? The 2022 Land Rover Defender is an off-road-oriented SUV that attacks its mission with a unibody design and more luxury than rivals such as the Ford Bronco, Jeep Wrangler, and Toyota 4Runner.  Is the 2022 Land Rover Defender a good
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The automotive market is reaching a turning point. Electric vehicles are very much the future and Korea’s Kia is making a switch too, one that they’ve been working on for years. It’s actually producing its third-generation electric motor and placing it at the heart of the all-new and all-electric EV6. We liked this car’s corporate
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MILAN — Stellantis said its unit FCA Italy and other Italian subsidiaries had repaid a 6.3 billion euro ($7 billion) loan to Italy’s top lender Intesa Sanpaolo. The loan was “instrumental” in the restart of industrial production after the COVID-19 outbreak and provided continuity for key investment projects, the company said in a statement on
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Instead of running a Super Bowl commercial this year, Hyundai is getting into a fictional version of the game with the help of an imaginary ad crew. The automaker’s upcoming Ioniq 5 was featured in the ABC sitcom “black-ish” this month, with star Anthony Anderson, who plays an ad executive named Andre Johnson, working on
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3:14 PM ET Associated Press DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — What a year for Helio Castroneves, the ageless Spider-Man of motorsports. Castroneves climbed the fence for the third time in a calendar year Sunday after earning another crown jewel victory, this time a second consecutive win in the Rolex 24 at Daytona. The Brazilian closed out
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In this article TSLA Elon Musk, Founder and Chief Engineer of SpaceX, speaks during the Satellite 2020 Conference in Washington, DC, United States on March 9, 2020. Yasin Ozturk | Anadolu Agency | Getty Images Tesla reports fourth-quarter results for 2021 on Wednesday after the bell. Here’s what Wall Street analysts expect: Earnings (adjusted): $2.36 per share
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