CARB warns automakers against cheating

Car companies will be given until the end of 2020 to report any undisclosed alterations to vehicles’ equipment or software. The California Air Resources Board (CARB) today sent a letter to automakers and other vehicle and engine manufacturers encouraging them to disclose by the end of the year any unapproved hardware or software programs that [...]

By |2020-10-25T21:49:44-07:00October 26th, 2020|Categories: California Air Resources Board (CARB), Emissions|0 Comments

Electric Vehicles Will Dominate New Car Sales

Gasoline Will Still Rule the Road Electric vehicles will make up as many as 8 out of 10 new cars sold in 2050. But it will still be a long road before they dislodge gasoline as the predominant fuel in transportation, IHS Markit Vice Chairman Daniel Yergin writes in his new book, The New Map: [...]

2021 Volkswagen Arteon review pricing specs

2021 Volkswagen Arteon flagship sedan With a starting MSRP of $36,995, the updated brand halo offers a new front end, greater levels of interior refinement, advanced connectivity, and new driver assistance options 268hp four-cylinder TSI engine; front-wheel-drive or available Volkswagen 4Motion Standard features include: 18-inch aluminum-alloy wheels, full LED lighting, Volkswagen Digital Cockpit, MIB3 infotainment [...]

By |2020-10-25T19:45:24-07:00October 26th, 2020|Categories: Volkswagen|0 Comments

2021 Mercedes-Maybach GLS SUV starts at $160,500

Exclusivity and luxury in the first-ever Mercedes-Maybach SUV The all-new Mercedes-Maybach GLS is the first-ever SUV. Elegant spaciousness, unparalleled comfort, and powerful V8 performance The Mercedes- Maybach GLS 600 4MATIC is the pinnacle of SUV luxury. Arrives in U.S. dealerships in late 2020, this exclusive new model will start at $160,500. The Mercedes-Maybach GLS 600 [...]

By |2020-10-22T08:27:44-07:00October 22nd, 2020|Categories: Mercedes-Benz|0 Comments

Want a GMC Hummer EV? Too bad they’re sold out

2022 GMC HUMMER EV About the same time it took me to make up a song entitled I do the crabwalk, and go around the living room walking like a crab the Hummer EV sold out. Clearly, $113,000 for a fully equipped GMC Hummer EV is not that crazy. At this point, General Motors is [...]

Emissions in CA low CARB still not happy

California Air Resources Board (CARB) California’s latest greenhouse gas data shows that while the state continues to stay below its 2020 target for emissions, there is much more work to achieve carbon neutrality by 2045. The California Air Resources Board today released GHG emissions data for 2018, showing that emissions remain below 1990 levels but [...]

2020 Ford Mustang Prices Reviews and Pictures

2020 Ford Mustang Ecoboost There was a time when sports car fanatics would not look at a four-cylinder engine. A six-cylinder or better was what made a true sportscar. When Ford dropped the 2.3-liter four-banger into the Mustang, more than one car enthusiast raised an eyebrow. That brow was lowered when they saw that the [...]

By |2020-10-21T19:26:49-07:00October 17th, 2020|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Ford|0 Comments

2022 Volkswagen Taos trims and specs

Another SUV from VW The VW Taos slots under Tiguan in the Volkswagen lineup and is the second proof point of Volkswagen’s doubling-up strategy for SUVs 1.5-liter EA211 turbocharged four-cylinder engine with 158hp and 184 lb-ft of torque pairs with either 8-speed automatic and FWD or 7-speed DSG dual-clutch automatic transmission and 4Motion all-wheel drive [...]

By |2020-10-14T09:20:17-07:00October 14th, 2020|Categories: Volkswagen|0 Comments

2020 Jeep Cherokee Trailhawk review pricing specs

A capable off-road SUV Jeep is known as the off-road brand, but there are models and trim-levels inside of the Jeep Cherokee that are better equipped for off-roading. One of them is the Trailhawk, also called Trail Rated Tough. The Trailhawk has been tested under conditions such as traction, ground clearance, maneuverability, articulation, and water [...]

By |2020-10-14T09:21:06-07:00October 14th, 2020|Categories: Automobiles and Energy|0 Comments
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