Monthly Archive: January 2019

Jan 31

Cadillac Bringing Back Subscription Service Book 2.0

Cadillac is bringing back a service known as Book, which allows customers to subscribe and get the benefits of insurance, a revolving door of luxury vehicles, and concierge-like services. The launch of the revamped product is slated to go live sometime around the end of the first quarter of 2019. Though, it will only be …

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Jan 28

GM To Build New V8 Engine

General Motors (GM) has recently announced plans to invest $22 million into its Spring Hill Tennessee plant to build a new variant of V8 engine for the company’s large pickups and SUVs. GM has made claims in regards to their new engine that it will have Dynamic Fuel Management (DFM) technology. It is said that …

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Jan 25

Ford Has A New SUV Planned For Europe

Ford is said to be revealing a new compact SUV for the European market within the next year. The announcement is part of Ford’s plan to make Europe one of its more profitable areas. The vehicle in question is going to be a new compact SUV which will also serve as a replacement for the …

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Jan 24

Waymo Is Nearing A Major Expansion

The self-driving car company Waymo is expanding into Michigan by planning to build a 200,000 square foot manufacturing center, with the potential to hire four-hundred employees as a result. The move was recently approved by The Michigan Economic Development Corporation alongside an $8 million incentive for the company. The entire facility is expected to cost …

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Jan 23

Diesel Cars Will Cost You More In The UK

 Drivers of diesel cars are facing a possible reality of a fuel hike if they drive in London, England. The increase in cost is said to be around £24 (approx. $31 USD) due to an introduction of an Ultra-Low Emissions Zone. The zone, which may go into effect in April 2019, will slap drivers of vehicles that don’t …

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Jan 22

The Car Is Not Dead

Many people might think that the traditional gas powered vehicle is on its last legs and basically dead. However, that may not be the case just yet. Several people at the Detroit Auto Show representing companies such as Volkswagen, Nissan, Hyundai, and Honda wanted to let everyone know that they probably shouldn’t get attached to …

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Jan 21

Honda And Toyota Team Up For Hydrogen Refueling Stations

It’s not every day that you’re going to hear about competing car manufacturers teaming up to do something great for the consumer. But it does happen from time to time and this is one of those cases. Both Honda and Toyota sell hydrogen-electric vehicles — the Honda Clarity and Toyota Mirai. However, according to Driving.ca, there’s …

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Jan 19

How Would A Fuel Ban Work

 Many people believe that an outright ban on vehicles that use petrol or diesel will result in less pollution. As a result, the United Kingdom plans to ensure that all new vehicles are at a zero emission standard by the year 2040. As reported by the BBC, the ban on these specific types of transport …

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Jan 18

Firms Starting To Look Into Electric Vehicles As The Future

The world of electric vehicles (EV) seems to be getting some more attention from manufacturers who are traditionally dealers and creators of combustion engine vehicles. According to the BBC, Ford is said to be putting in $11 billion by the year 2020 to create a lineup of forty cars that are both hybrid and electric. …

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