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Month: September 2021

2022 Toyota Tundra, Boldmen CR4, “Risky Business” Porsche 928: Car News Headlines

Toyota has a redesigned Tundra on sale for the 2022 model year. The third-generation full-size pickup truck has lost the V-8 but a pair of V-6 engines offer even more power, and one comes with hybrid tech. There’s a new German sports car marque offering a 400-plus-hp roadster. The company goes by the name Boldmen, …

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2005 Mercedes-Benz G-Class pickup sold on Bring A Trailer for $125,000

If you’re looking for a G-Wagen with a bit of extra cargo space, you just missed this one-off 2005 Mercedes-Benz G500 pickup truck that sold on Bring a Trailer for $125,000. The pickup was commissioned by Mani Kulasooriya, a California tech entrepreneur. The inspiration came from the G63 6×6 AMG, and the goal was to …

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1967 Ferrari 330 P4 tipped to be inspiration for next Icona series supercar

Ferrari in 2018 launched the new Icona series aimed at collectors looking to purchase a one-off or low-volume Ferrari with styling unashamedly cribbed from past classics. The first in the series were the 812-based Monza SP1 and Monza SP2 cars, inspired by early racing barchettas like the original 750 Monza and 860 Monza of the …

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Honda Sets Prologue’s Initial Sales Target At 70,000

Honda has announced today that its upcoming, all-new, all-electric Honda Prologue SUV will enter the market in early 2024 with an initial annual sales target of 70,000 units! It will be the first volume battery-electric car from the Japanese manufacturer, which begins the next chapter in the brand’s electrification. At launch, the Honda Prologue willt …

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You Won’t See It On TV: Tesla Owner Saves Driver Of Burning BMW X1

The mainstream media have accustomed the public with the idea that EVs are prone to catching fire, extensively covering every such event. But the truth is gas-powered vehicles are more likely to catch fire than EVs. For example, Tesla’s Vehicle Fire Data  for 2012–2020 reveal that there has been about one vehicle fire for every …

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NTSB Chief Says Tesla Should Focus On ‘Basic Safety Issues’

According to a recent report from Autoblog, among several other publications, National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) chief Jennifer Homendy said Tesla should pause from rolling its Full Self-Driving (FSD) Beta technology to a wider audience while it looks much more closely at the issues related to the advanced driver-assist systems it has already released. More specifically, Homendy …

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Ford considers “purpose-built electric police vehicles,” offers Mach-E electric car for testing

Police cars are a significant chunk of Ford’s fleet business, and now the company is taking steps to make them electric. Ford on Friday said it is “exploring all-electric, purpose-built law enforcement vehicles” as part of its overall $30 billion investment in electrification through 2025. For now, the Ford Mustang Mach-E will serve as a …

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