DETROIT — GMC will join the electric pickup fray, executives said Monday. Duncan Aldred, vice president of global Buick and GMC, told reporters a full-size electric pickup would arrive in “due course.” Aldred declined to say whether the pickup would share the Sierra name with its gasoline-powered counterpart. GMC’s confirmation of an electric pickup follows
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MILAN — Italian supplier Brembo said it will open its first high tech lab in California’s Silicon Valley to accelerate the company’s digitization, one of the key objectives of a plan announced in September. Brembo’s ‘Inspiration Lab’ will focus on strengthening the company’s expertise in software development, data science and artificial intelligence, the premium brake
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Next time you’re hungry for a snack, you might want to try cracking open a Ford Maverick owner’s manual. Oreo is making a limited-edition package that’s camouflaged as the 2022 Maverick’s manual as part of its “Oreo Thins Protection Program” promotion. The “Camo Pack” is disguised with the Ford Motor Co. Blue Oval and a
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8:52 PM ET Associated Press MORRISON, Colo. — Defending series champion Matt Hagan raced to his first victory at Bandimere Speedway, beating Alexis DeJoria in the Funny Car final Sunday in the Mile-High NHRA Nationals. Hagan beat DeJoria with a 4.105-second pass at 305.70 mph in a Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat Redeye for his first
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With summer heat frizzling already frazzled power grids, the California Independent System Operator, which handles the state’s grid and wholesale energy market, took a drastic step last month: It asked electric vehicle owners to charge before 5 p.m. or after 10 p.m. Battery-driven cars and trucks, tools to fight climate change, are ironically exacerbating heat-wave
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Robert Bosch is considering closing a plant in Munich that makes components for cars powered by internal combustion engines, local newspaper Muenchner Merkur said on Sunday. Germany’s coming transition from combustion to electric cars will lead to “considerable overcapacity and the need for adjustment,” according to a company spokeswoman cited by the newspaper. Demand for
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8:59 PM ET Associated Press LOUDON, N.H. — With darkness closing in, Aric Almirola sprung to life late Sunday at New Hampshire Motor Speedway and pulled off the surprise victory, the first one of the year for Stewart-Haas Racing. “There is no doubt we have struggled,” Almirola said. “But guess what? We’re going playoff racing.”
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1:01 AM ET Associated Press MORRISON, Colo. — Brittany Force had the quickest run in Bandimere Speedway history Saturday, rocketing to the No. 1 position in Top Fuel at the Dodge/SRT Mile-High NHRA Nationals. Force had a track-record run of 3.717 seconds at 326.00 mph in her third No. 1 qualifier of the year and
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CHICAGO — The arrival of an electric Ram 1500 pickup in 2024 would be a stark shift for the brand and set it up for the future, but it wouldn’t require much of a messaging tweak on the marketing side. The focus on capability, which could actually improve with an electric powertrain, wouldn’t need to
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