AutoSector.com ®

Industry

Ford patents retracting exhaust tips to improve off-road capacity

Ford is investing a considerable amount of money into developing electric cars, but it’s not done improving its gasoline-powered models. It patented an innovative power-extendable exhaust outlet that was designed to increase the departure angle of a truck or an SUV. Ground clearance is important in the off-roading community, but it’s not the only metric …

Ford patents retracting exhaust tips to improve off-road capacity Read More »

Saab’s estate is for sale again as Chinese giant Evergrande struggles

The seemingly never-ending Saab story has taken another unexpected turn. China-based Evergrande Group is trying to either sell or lure investors to National Electric Vehicles Sweden (NEVS), the unit that owns Saab’s assets, as it struggles to claw its way out of a financial rut. Evergrande is a real estate conglomerate that purchased a controlling …

Saab’s estate is for sale again as Chinese giant Evergrande struggles Read More »

Watch vehicles go flying in terrifying train crash with car hauler

The video above captures what happened after a semi truck carrying a load of vehicles got itself high-centered on a railroad crossing Friday near Thackerville, Okla. An Amtrak train hits the incapacitated truck at speed in one of the most spectacular crashes we can recall, sending the truckload of vehicles flying and crumpling the car …

Watch vehicles go flying in terrifying train crash with car hauler Read More »

Foxconn reveals electric SUV, sedan and bus under the Foxtron name

Foxconn, the Taiwanese manufacturing juggernaut with ties to Apple, has revealed a trio of electric vehicles: an SUV, a sedan and a bus. They’ll be made under the joint venture brand Foxtron, which it formed with fellow Taiwanese company, Yulon Motor. Leading the charge for consumer vehicles is the SUV, called the Model C. Reuters …

Foxconn reveals electric SUV, sedan and bus under the Foxtron name Read More »