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2022 Nissan Frontier gets range of Nismo off-road parts

Nissan used the 2021 Overland Expo West currently underway in Flagstaff, Arizona, to introduce a new range of Nismo off-road parts for the redesigned 2022 Frontier pickup truck. Nissan first started offering Nismo off-road parts, many of them designed and developed by Nismo itself, a year ago, not only for the previous-generation Frontier but also …

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Bugatti Chiron Super Sport 300+, 2022 Nissan Frontier, 2023 BMW Alpina B3: Car News Headlines

Bugatti has built the first customer examples of its insane Chiron Super Sport 300+ hypercar. This is the Chiron variant that was driven to a top speed of over 300 mph back in 2019, and Bugatti is building just 30 all up, each priced at more than $4 million. Nissan is out to show that …

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First look at 2022 Jeep Grand Cherokee two-row, 4xe plug-in hybrid, debuts Sept. 29

Jeep kicked off the arrival of its redesigned Grand Cherokee earlier this year by launching a new three-row variant dubbed the Grand Cherokee L. It’s already at dealerships and is priced to start at $38,690, including destination. Buyers seeking the regular two-row Grand Cherokee will have to wait a little longer. It’s set to debut …

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BMW’s sitting out of the EV range war, thinks 372 miles is enough

Range is the most-watched figure for electric vehicles, with some new models surpassing 500 miles. But BMW isn’t interested in an EV range war. BMW isn’t pursuing more than 600 kilometers (372 miles) of range, David Ferrufino, project leader for the 2022 BMW i4, said in a recent interview with Australia’s Wheels. He indicated that …

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There are reportedly no plans for a new Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 convertible

The current Ford Mustang’s Shelby GT500 range-topper has now been with us for two years, but anyone still holding out for a convertible version should probably give up. In an interview with Muscle Cars & Trucks published on Monday, Hau Thai-Tang, Ford’s chief product platform and operations officer, said the current S550 Mustang’s platform is …

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Volocopter partners with Geely for flying taxi company in China

Volocopter has taken a major step toward realizing its plans of launching a flying taxi service using electric vertical takeoff and landing aircraft. The German company on Wednesday formed a joint venture with Geely aviation subsidiary Aerofugia to oversee the launch of a flying taxi service in China. Geely also owns 10% of Volocopter, which …

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Feds threaten defense law to get to the bottom of chip shortage

The Biden administration is considering invoking a Cold War-era national security law to force companies in the semiconductor supply chain to provide information on inventory and sales of chips, Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo said Thursday. The goal is to alleviate bottlenecks that have idled U.S. car production and caused shortages of consumer electronics and to …

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