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Month: June 2021

Pearl Yellow 2012 Lexus LFA with 72 miles never left dealership, for sale on Bring A Trailer

The 2012 Lexus LFA went out of production almost a decade ago, but a like-new example that never left the dealership is up for grabs on Bring a Trailer.com. The car was delivered to Arlington Lexus in Palatine, Illinois, and was purchased by the owner of the dealership, according to the listing. However, it spent …

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Electric Volvo XC90 successor to be revealed in 2022 with lidar and advanced driver-assist tech

An all-electric successor to the Volvo XC90 will be revealed in 2022, the automaker confirmed Thursday.  In addition to an electric powertrain, Volvo’s next flagship SUV will feature new sensors and computers, enabling more advanced driver-assistance technology. The XC90 successor will get Luminar lidar and a higher-performance computer using the Nvidia Drive Orin chip as …

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2021 Hennessey Mammoth 1000 is a 1,000-plus-hp Ram 1500 TRX, and it’s ready to hit the plains

The 2021 Ram 1500 TRX is a vehicle that’s hardly lacking in performance, but that’s never stopped the folks at Hennessey Performance Engineering from turning up the volume. Hennessey in January announced a turnkey version that sees the super truck’s output dialed to a staggering 1,012 horsepower and 969 pound-feet of torque, and on Wednesday …

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Biden’s and bipartisan senators’ infrastructure deal at a glance

President Joe Biden speaks with Sen. Rob Portman, R-Ohio, Thursday outside the White House. Pictured are, from left, Sen. Jeanne Shaheen, D-N.H., Portman, Sen. Bill Cassidy, R-La., Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, Biden, Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., Sen. Kyrsten Sinema, D-Ariz., Sen. Mark Warner, D-Va., and Sen. Mitt Romney, R-Utah. (AP) WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden …

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Panasonic Might Invest Heavily In 4680 Battery Production

Panasonic‘s new President and CEO Yuki Kusumi is on a mission to oversee the company’s operations from the manufacturing floor up, focusing on improving efficiency. In the most recent Bloomberg article, he hints at potential “large investment” in EV battery production to supply Tesla and other manufacturers with the new Tesla’s 4680 cylindrical cells. “Panasonic …

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VW CEO Says Self-Driving, Not Electrification Will Change Cars Most

Even though the main focus at Volkswagen is changing the company and its cars by embracing electrification, the company’s CEO actually sees self-driving tech as the field that will change cars most. Herbert Diess argues that cars will become much more different due the addition of autonomous driving features than they would have become just …

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