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FedEx Ford Bronco launches probe into crashing 2.7L V6 engine failure
Reports of Ford Broncos with grenade engines have been circulating on the Internet for some time. Now the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has launched an investigation into the Broncos equipped with a 2.7-liter V6 EcoBoost engine. The problem seems to be caused by a faulty valve in one of the affected engines, which can lead to potentially dangerous situations if the engine shuts down while driving.
$ 3M Mercedes-AMG One is not coming to the US and Canada because the rules will ruin it
The Mercedes-AMG One concept debuted in its final production form five years after the first show. The F1-inspired supercar remains largely unchanged from the original and is ticked in many boxes – unless you are a customer in the United States or Canada. Mercedes told us it had contacted U.S. and Canadian customers that the One would not be coming to North America above all. Why? Mercedes says that in order to bring the car up to U.S. road standards, a significant compromise was made with its performance and overall driving character.
The 2023 Toyota GR Corolla Morizo version has been hardcore, plus the Corolla Cross Hybrid and Facelifted Corolla have received major powertrain updates.
A trio of Toyota Corolla launches have fascinated us this week, starting with the 2023 GR Corolla Morizo version. Making just 200 units for the 2023 MY, the Morizo GR makes the Corolla 11, increasing the torque by 295 lb-ft (400 Nm) and weighing about 100 pounds (45 kg) less than the circuit version. At the other end of the spectrum is the 2023 Corolla Cross Hybrid – a fuel-efficient all-wheel drive crossover that combines approximately 37 mpg, which is 7 mpg better than the all-wheel-drive versions of the Corolla Cross. 5 mpg better than front-wheel drive. Finally, the rest of the 2023 Corolla Range gets Toyota’s fifth-generation hybrid system, advanced technology and a new all-wheel drive hybrid.
Ford CEO wants to sell EVs online with only non-negotiable prices, reconsider advertising
Ford CEO Jim Farley has often been outspoken about the growing concern that dealer markups are creating in the industry. It looks like Farley is now ready to take the bull by the horns, announcing that Ford’s future EV sales will be online only, at a non-negotiable price – much like Tesla. Farley Ford seeks to reduce advertising costs, citing the success of the F-150 Lightning and the Mustang Mach-E, which were achieved without significant publicity.
The new Wildcat EV Concept is a sexy preview of Buick’s future electric models.
With the move to Buick All-EV in the late decade, the brand features a new badge and a 2 + 2 concept called the Wildcat EV. The Wildcat represents the future design of the book and features a proportioned integrated ratio complemented by low, wide positions. Meanwhile, the Buick Electra-X concept, with a coupe-like shape for SUVs, demonstrates what Chinese consumers can expect from the brand.
Ultra-Long 2023 Land Rover Defender launches 130 with eight and seats for exclusive options
The DeLorean Alpha5 is a low-slung electric GT with glowing doors
Mercedes-Maybach SL: Here’s what to expect from the flagship Roadstar
The new 2023 Mercedes-Benz GLC takes two steps forward and not backward
2023 Lexus RX breaks cover with evolutionary styling and a 367 hp hybrid powertrain
The new 2023 Lexus RX has improved on the already popular model by introducing an evolutionary but up-to-date design. The non-hybrid option has turned from a 3.5-liter V6 to a turbocharged 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine with 275 hp (205 kW / 279 PS) and 317 lb-ft (429 Nm) of torque – from the 20-hp outgoing model hp ( 15 kW / 20 PS), but increased torque front by 50 lb-ft (68 Nm). In addition to the two hybrid options, there is a new RX 500h F Sport Performance Hybrid with 367 hp (274 kW / 372 PS) and 406 lb-ft (550 Nm) of torque.
The 2023 BMW X1 is big, good looking and starts at $ 38,600 and the Electric 2023 BMW iX1 has 313 hp and a 272-mile range, but it’s not coming to the US
The all-new BMW X1 and iX1 have been released, but U.S. customers will only get the former, with no plans to bring an all-electric version to the state. The X1 will be available in the United States with a single powertrain, a 2.0-liter four-cylinder with standard all-wheel drive. The iX1, offered in Europe, is BMW’s first all-wheel-drive EV to compete in the premium compact segment, with an output of 313 hp and 364 lb-ft (494 Nm) of torque and a range of 413 km (256 miles) and Within 438 km (272 miles).
2024 Ford Mustang: From the look to the power of the next pony car we know
Ford is working on a seventh-generation Mustang, and to give you an idea of what to expect, we’ve put together some exclusive standalone images with what we know about the new Pony car. The proportions remain the same, but the reprocessing involves more thorough, sharp styling and more retro vibe. Inside, the new Mustang will align the original physical buttons with a dual-cowl dashboard and driver-side angles for a more conventional, more driver-oriented setup. Under the hood, the V8 will be there for the time being, but don’t be surprised to see some electric versions in the future.
And what news making
New York is the first state to have passed the Electronics Right to Repair Act
Consumers and independent stores have been fighting for the right to device repair for years. New York is now the first state to pass legislation that has made it mandatory for electronics manufacturers to provide equipment, parts and repair instructions for both consumers and independent repair shops.
F1 2022 trailer launched 7
The latest F1 game trailer has been launched, introducing more immersive moments like sprint races, improved handling and pit stop and broadcast features. There is also a new F1 Life mode, which allows players to collect trophies, supercars and accessories. The F1 2022 is expected to go on sale for consoles and PCs from 1 July.