Luxury EV startup plans for AutoMobility LA debut

Rivian Automotive, an upstart electric vehicle maker headquartered in suburban Detroit, plans to introduce its first pair of electric, off-road vehicles -- a crossover and a pickup -- in November at AutoMobility LA.


Tesla, GM in line for EV boost under U.S. Senate bill

Tesla and GM, which have lobbied Congress to lift a cap on electric vehicles eligible for a $7,500 federal tax credit, could get their way for up to four years under a new proposal from a Republican senator.

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BMW focuses on new 3 series' driving dynamics

BMW unveiled the seventh-generation of the sedan in Paris and said the sedan's signature characteristics such as design, agile handling, fuel efficiency and advanced equipment have been raised to a higher level.

Nearly 100 electrified models slated to arrive through 2022

Tesla, the Nissan Leaf and the Chevrolet Bolt make up a tiny fraction of U.S. light-vehicle sales, but plenty of competition is on the horizon, with more than 60 battery-electric and plug-in hybrid models slated to reach dealerships by the end of 2020.

At BMW, a camera can now monitor X5 driver attention

With the 2019 X5, BMW offers a semi-autonomous driving system that allows for hands-free and pedal-free driving on limited-access highways and at speeds below 37 mph. And for the first time in any of its vehicles, BMW will use an in-cabin camera to address a critical challenge with semi-autonomous driving systems -- ensuring the driver is paying attention to the road.

Chevy's next Tahoe adds independent rear suspension

Spy photos of the next-generation Chevrolet Tahoe undergoing road tests in Milford, Mich., show the large SUV with an independent rear suspension, a notable engineering change from its traditional live axle design.


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