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Electric vehicle registrations rise in US, accounting for 4.6% of the market
With new battery-electric vehicles registered for the first quarter of 2022, data firm Experian reported that 158,689 EVs were registered in the US, an increase of 59 percent over the same period last year and that EVs now account for 4.6 percent of the light vehicle market. Tesla makes the most new EVs registered, with Kia and Ford in second and third place, respectively.
The 2023 Escalade-V is the most powerful and expensive production Cadillac
With 682-hp (508kW) and 653 lb-ft (885Nm) of torque, the 2023 Escalade-V is the most powerful Cadillac. The Monster SUV’s 6.2-liter V8 engine is similar to the one found in the CT5-V Blackwing but has a larger supercharger. The Escalade-V has a 0-60 mph (0-96 km / h) time of only 4.4 seconds and a quarter of 12.74 seconds. To control all this power, the Escalade-V is equipped with GM’s magnetic ride control, air ride adaptive suspension and exclusive additional suspension hardware for the V model. To help stop the 6,217-pound (2,820kg) SUV, it is fitted with bespoke Brembo front brakes with Edge Red brake caliper.
2023 Toyota Highlander Goes Turbo, pack 265 HP and new technology
The Toyota Highlander gets an updated engine for the 2023 MY, excluding the 3.5-liter V6 for a new turbocharged 2.4-liter four-cylinder. The new motor replaces it with a 30 hp (22 kW / 30 PS) engine, with 265 hp (198 kW / 269 PS), but gaining 46 lb-ft (62 Nm) of torque, 309 lb-ft (418 Nm). While the benefits of this change are not immediately apparent – in particular the new engine is expected to return the same combined economy rating of 24 mpg – the four-cylinder is said to improve 50% lower NOx and NMOG emissions as well as CO2 emissions. The 2.5-liter hybrid options remain unchanged, while the interior gets larger displays and advanced technology.
California will turn on sound sensors to stop loud emissions
California is playing with the idea of introducing “word-activated enforcement systems” in six unpublished cities. The system will act as a speed camera for sound, allowing the state to crack down on cars and motorcycles that are considered too loud. If the plans go ahead, there may be some leeway for motorists: the new proposed law requires motorists to be warned with a sign before entering a noisy area and first-time offenders will not be fined. Participating city governments must create payment plans, delay delays and penalty waivers for low-income vehicle owners who demonstrate inability to pay.
7-Eleven has made a special Ford Mustang and you can win it
The 7-Eleven has teamed up with Galpin Auto Sports to create a very special Ford Mustang that will be delivered to a customer in the chain. Dubbed the “Model 711”, the 2021 Ford Mustang is wrapped in the iconic 7-Eleven color scheme, featuring green aftermarket wheels, and features an owl in place of the traditional Mustang badge. The shifter is designed to mimic the shape of a slapper, and the cup holders are customized to match the 7-Eleven’s Big Gallup drink. There is even a pizza snack holder. If that’s not enough, there’s a specially designed air freshener to fill the cabin with 7-Eleven coffee scents.
Lynk & Co’s Extreme 05 concept looks like a stealth aircraft for Fast & Furious
A new concept car from Lynk & Co has been released in several rendering. The design study is based on the 05 SUV, but rarely shared with it, it looks a lot like exaggerating the villain’s journey in the Fast & Furious franchise. The study was created with the help of a Chinese fashion company inxxstreet, However, at the moment, it is unclear whether the concept will only be preserved in a digital state or whether a life-size version will be created.
NAMX Reveals Pininfarina-Designed Hydrogen-Powered SUV with Removable Fuel Tank
Automotive startup NAMX has unveiled a concept version of its first car. Hydrogen-powered SUVs are being described as “HUVs”, featuring special new technology and pininfarina designs. It will not reach 2025 but will be offered at two trim levels. The first, an entry-level model, will be rear-wheel-drive and will produce 296 hp (224 kW / 300 PS). The GTH version, meanwhile, will get four-wheel drive and 542 hp (410 kW / 550 PS). Highlights, however, are removable capsules used as secondary tanks for hydrogen. The idea is to create a distribution network for these capsules.
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Terra Falls is more than 99 percent
Panic to Bitcoin, Ethereum, BNB, XRP, Cardano, Solana, Terra Luna and Snowfall hitting ‘Zero’ scares crypto markets pic.twitter.com/HaU5Dpsa7y
– Forbes (forbes) May 11, 2022
After peaking at $ 120 last month, Terra, which ranks in the top 10 most valuable cryptocurrencies, has fallen below $ 1. The dramatic crash meant its market cap dropped from $ 40 billion to just 500 million, causing an unprecedented loss to investors in the leading cryptocurrency, the report said. Freedom.
Google Introduces New Pixel Clock
Google I / O announces Pixel Watch: https://t.co/U13qaJvnFq pic.twitter.com/2H7TYiFJlh
– The Verge (verge) May 11, 2022
Google has used its annual developer conference. Google I / O has announced the launch of its new Pixel watch. The Pixel Watch will be Google’s first smartwatch and will integrate its own Wear operating system with Fitbit Health Tracking. Google has confirmed that the watch will not be able to connect to Apple devices. However, it can work independently from a phone that has its own 4G capabilities.