General Motors is warning of extended plant shutdowns, as continued shortages of semiconductor chips impact its ability to build cars and trucks. The automaker had said back in early February that it would idle lines in four of its major manufacturing facilities, and warned that the cumulative impact of the silicon shortfall could amount to a $2 billion cut in … Continue reading
Tesla still outsold rivals more than two times over, but it's a little victory for Ford.
Ford has sold almost 4,000 Mustang Mach-E so far this year, the automaker said today, as some buyers of the electric crossover found they’d been given an unexpected extra free charging treat. Sales for the newest Mustang – and the most controversial – hit 3,739 cars in February 2021, the first full month of availability. Counting the partial availability in … Continue reading
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Ford has finally shed some light on the scale of the delays it’s experiencing in rolling out its first mass-market electric car, the Mustang Mach-E SUV. After the company announced on Wednesday that it shipped 3,739 Mustang Mach-Es in February — the first full month of deliveries — it told The Verge in a statement that some 4,500 customers will have to wait longer than expected to receive the electric SUV.
The automaker didn’t say specifically what’s causing the delay, just that it’s holding back the electric Mustangs “as part of our commitment to deliver a quality vehicle to customers.” Ford previously said in January it was delaying the delivery of “several hundred” of them for quality checks.
To help make up for the delay, Ford is...
Hyundai and Kia have a leading share of 35.95% in India’s SUV market, while Suzuki has 22.4%. SUVs are considered more profitable than hatchbacks and smaller sedans because of the higher margins manufactures can command on these
We show you how to operate the origami-like roof on the Bronco, including the top's various fun-in-the-sun positions and removing it altogether.
Kia has revealed pricing for the 2022 Carnival, the three-row minivan which will replace the Sedona with something a little more stylish. Announced last month, the Carnival will kick off at $32,100 plus $1,175 destination for the entry-level LX trim when it arrives in US dealerships in Q2 2021. On the outside, you can tell that the Carnival really, really … Continue reading
VW thinks its first mass-market electric car will make you give up gasoline.
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Volvo XC40 Recharge electric SUVs are currently being held at US ports because the company is waiting to ship a crucial software update before releasing them to customers and dealers, The Verge has learned.
The problem appears to be that these XC40 Recharge SUVs — which is Volvo’s first all-electric vehicle — left the company’s factory without the Volvo On Call software activated. Volvo On Call is a subscription service that connects Volvo cars to an owner’s smartphone, allowing them to remotely turn the vehicle on and off, lock or unlock the doors, and access diagnostic information.
One customer, who was supposed to take delivery of his XC40 Recharge at the end of February, tells The Verge his dealer’s best guess is that his SUV may not...
NHTSA said it documented 11 fire complaints, but 1.9 million SUVs are part of the investigation population.
Sometimes you just want an electric car with decent range, low-key technology, and not much else
Many SUV fans and Jeep fans are excited to hear that an all-new three-row Grand Cherokee was coming. Jeep has officially announced the starting prices for the all-new 2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee L line, including the entry-level Laredo, Limited, Overland, and Summit models. This vehicle marks the first three-row Grand Cherokee Jeep has ever offered. The Laredo trim will start … Continue reading
The SUV starts under $40,000 and comes with three rows of seats and quite a bit of standard gear.
Land Rover has priced up the 2022 Defender, including the new V8 version of the SUV announced earlier this week. The MY22 will kick off at $47,700 (plus destination) for the Defender 90, the distinctive three-door version of the truck, when it arrives in US dealerships come summer 2021. Expect, however, to pay considerably more if you want that supercharged … Continue reading
Fisker is promising more range and more power for its Ocean electric SUV than first expected, though the new EV is still a long way from production kicking off. The announcement, part of Fisker’s Q4 2020 financial results, comes on the heels of a new partnership between the automaker and Foxconn to produce the EV that will follow the Ocean. … Continue reading
"The interior of the vehicle was more or less intact which kind of gave him the cushion to survive what otherwise would've been a fatal crash," said Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva.
Cadillac said fuel efficiency increases by 5% for the XT5 and 6% for the XT6.
For the first time ever, the 2021 Ford Explorer is getting a King Ranch version this spring. The King Ranch name is derived from a ranch in Texas and has been offered in previous generations of the F-series pickup trucks for the past 20 years. As expected from a King Ranch Ford SUV, the newest Explorer is brimming with Western … Continue reading
Land Rover has revealed its new 2022 Defender V8, adding a much-requested engine upgrade for the SUV, along with new special editions. Returning to the US for the first time in decades last year, the new Defender combines retro-inspired styling with the sort of off-road abilities you’d expect from what’s arguably the automaker’s most enduring nameplate. While initial reviews – … Continue reading
Foxconn is best known as the Chinese manufacturer of Apple's iPhone, and is the world's largest electronics manufacturer.