YouTube removes video by Tesla investors using kids in FSD Beta test

Tesla Model 3 Source: Tesla YouTube has removed a pair of videos from its platform which showed Tesla drivers conducting amateur vehicle safety tests using their own children in place of mannequins in the road or the driveway. The tests were to determine if a slow-moving Tesla equipped with the company’s latest driver assistance systems … Read more

How China’s Covid policies lead to hampered supply chains, higher inflation

How China's Covid policies lead to hampered supply chains, higher inflation

At the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic, China’s strict “zero-Covid” policies managed to keep Covid-19 at bay. More than two years later, the country’s ongoing controls are still weighing down its economy and stalling global supply chains. “Zero-Covid has become one of the select drivers of global recession,” Steve Morrison, senior vice president at the … Read more

GM to reinstate quarterly dividend, ups share buybacks to $5 billion

Mary Barra, Chair and CEO of the General Motors Company (GM), speaks during the Milken Institute Global Conference in Beverly Hills, California, on May 2, 2022. Patrick T. Fallon | AFP | Getty Images DETROIT – General Motors is reinstating a quarterly cash dividend for shareholders that was cut to preserve cash during the early … Read more

Take a look at Ford’s futuristic vision for its luxury Lincoln brand

Lincoln Model L100 Concept Lincoln Ford Motor on Thursday unveiled a sleek, futuristic concept car to showcase the company’s vision for its Lincoln luxury brand. The Model L100 concept pays homage to Lincoln’s 1922 Model L — the carmaker’s first luxury vehicle — while showcasing its vision of what an electric, autonomous luxury car could … Read more

5 most expensive cars up for sale at Pebble Beach

1958 Maserati Source: Motorcar Studios ©2022 Courtesy of RM Sotheby’s Classic cars up for auction in Monterey, California, this week are expected to shatter records. Auction sales at the Monterey Car Week are expected to total between $300 million and $490 million, according to Hagerty Automotive Intelligence, the classic-car insurance and collector-lifestyle company. Experts say … Read more

Airline unions urge carriers not to resume buybacks when bailout ban ends this fall

A United Airlines flight crew walks through the terminal at San Francisco International Airport on April 12, 2020 in San Francisco, California. Justin Sullivan | Getty Images The largest U.S. airlines are making money again. Labor unions don’t want them to spend it on stock buybacks. A condition of the $54 billion in federal aid … Read more

Dodge unveils electric muscle car concept Charger Daytona SRT

Dodge Charger Daytona SRT concept car Dodge DETROIT — Dodge on Wednesday unveiled a new concept car called the Charger Daytona SRT as a preview of its first all-electric muscle car, expected in 2024. The two-door coupe is the first look at what the forthcoming vehicle, which will replace Dodge’s current gas-powered Challenger and Charger … Read more

This is Dodge’s first electrified vehicle

2023 Dodge Hornet GT Dodge DETROIT – The first electrified vehicle for the Dodge brand under Stellantis will be a plug-in hybrid crossover called the Hornet, a resurrected name most recently used for a 1970s station wagon. The compact crossover will be Dodge’s new entry-level vehicle, with a starting price of less than $30,000 for … Read more

American Airlines agrees to buy 20 supersonic planes from Boom

Blake Scholl, the CEO of Boom stands in front of the XB-1 aircraft that Boom Supersonic is using to test the avionics of their proposed aircraft, with which they hope to resurrect commercial supersonic air travel across the Atlantic, in Centennial, Colorado, August 13, 2021. Alyson McClaran | Reuters American Airlines has agreed to purchase … Read more

Polestar 6 roadster confirmed for 2026 production

Polestar O2 electric roadster concept Source: Polestar Swedish electric vehicle maker Polestar said Tuesday that a popular electric roadster that it showed off earlier this year will officially go into production. But interested buyers will have to wait more than three years to get their hands on the new model. Polestar’s O2 roadster concept, first … Read more