In case you hadn't noticed, the relationship between Uber and Google spin-off, Waymo, has been tense the past few months. In February, Waymo filed suit against Uber, claiming that the ride-sharing giant has been using Waymo's proprietary technology to build self-driving cars. Worse, the engineer who allegedly stole the technology from Waymo is refusing to speak out.
Small crossover utility vehicles have surged in popularity, and every carmaker is rolling out new entries. The new Nissan Rogue Sport gives the very popular compact crossover Rogue a smaller, more stylish sibling that's visually similar but is shorter, lower, and slightly more nimble. The very popular Honda HR-V is expected to be one of its strongest competitors.
In October of last year, Volkswagen recalled more than 143,000 Audi SUVs to fix a problem with their fuel pumps--a problem that could cause a fuel leak and, therefore, a fire hazard. Now, the company is expanding that recall, adding over 292,000 Audi and Porsche vehicles to the repair list.
2017 Jeep Compass Trailhawk off-roadEnlarge Photo
From Motor Authority:
Just what is Trail Rated?
Hail is frozen precipitation that can fall during a thunderstorm.
After bowing out of production in 2012, the Fisker Karma extended-range electric sedan is finally back, although now the car is known as the Revero and sold by the new company Karma.
2018 Honda Clarity Plug-In Hybrid debuts at 2017 New York auto showEnlarge Photo
From Green Car Reports:
The 2017 Honda Clarity Fuel Cell is the only model presently on sale, though the all-electric version will arrive later this year.
The 436 scientists who spend their days testing new vehicles and enforcing environmental rules at the National Fuel Emissions Lab in Ann Arbor, Michigan, face a very uncertain future.
In recent years, governments have increasingly worked to encourage the sales of plug-in electric vehicles.