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NTSB to release report on Texas Tesla crash within a month

The U.S. National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) is working to publish as soon as possible a preliminary report on a recent Tesla vehicle crash in Texas in which local police said no one was in the driver’s seat, a senior official told Reuters, acknowledging public confusion over the fatal accident. “A preliminary report typically comes …

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2022 Mercedes-Benz AMG GLC63 S, 2022 BMW 2-Series, Aston Martin V12 Speedster: Today’s Car News

The 2022 model year sees Mercedes-Benz AMG’s GLC63 S available in both regular and coupe-like body styles for the first time here in the United States. Previously, the high-performance crossover only came with the GLC-Class’ coupe-like body. The good news is that performance is unchanged, regardless of which body you pick. BMW’s next-generation 2-Series coupe …

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2022 Mercedes-Benz AMG EQS spy shots: AMG’s first dedicated EV coming soon

A prototype for Mercedes-Benz AMG’s first dedicated electric vehicle has been spotted testing ahead of the reveal later this year. First announced by Mercedes in March during a presentation outlining its electrification strategy for the coming years, the AMG dedicated EV will be variant of the recently revealed 2022 EQS hatchback. 2022 Mercedes-Benz AMG EQS …

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US finally gets Mercedes-Benz AMG GLC63 S with GLC-Class’ regular body

Buyers in the United States looking to purchase Mercedes-Benz AMG’s GLC63 S currently have to settle for the GLC-Class’ coupe-like body style. However, this changes for the 2022 model year as Mercedes is finally making the GLC63 S available with the GLC-Class’ regular body. Yes, set to join the existing GLC63 S Coupe (shown below) …

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2022 BMW 2-Series spy shots and video: New generation of rear-wheel-drive coupe coming soon

A prototype for BMW’s next-generation 2-Series coupe has been spotted. The car is expected in showrooms later this year as a 2022 model, and the advanced stage of these prototypes suggests a debut in the coming months is likely. The current 2-Series coupe arrived as a 2014 model and underwent a mid-cycle update for 2018. …

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2021 Ford F-150’s new onboard scales take the guesswork out of towing

Vehicles have tow ratings for a reason, but often it’s difficult to know when you’ve exceeded the limit for your particular vehicle. Complicating the matter is the need to take into account the additional force the trailer tongue exerts on the hitch, known as tongue weight, which many people forget. A good rule of thumb …

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2021 Ford F-150 introduces Onboard Scales, Smart Hitch and adaptive damper tech to lineup

The 2021 Ford F-150 is getting some trick new trailering/hauling tech, plus it’s adding Ford’s continuously controlled damping suspension as an option. We’ll start with the hauling news. The first part of the equation is something Ford calls “Onboard Scales.” When you load items into the bed of the truck, your F-150 will now display …

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Tesla shares drop after muted Q1 results and valuation concerns

Shares of Tesla fell more than 4% on Tuesday as its first-quarter earnings results failed to alleviate investor concerns about its lofty evaluation, as well as a prolonged global chip shortage and rising competition. The electric car maker’s quarterly revenue made it barely past estimates, relying mostly on sales of environmental credits sold to other …

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