The eighth-generation Rolls-Royce Phantom is set to appear in late July in England. And although a phantom by the traditional definition is a ghostly entity that is seen, heard, or sensed but has no physical reality, such has never characterized any of the Phantoms produced by Rolls-Royce over the last 92 years….""
It’s hard to believe, but it was only 10 months ago that Anthony Levandowski ascended to arguably the most enviable position of any engineer pioneering autonomous technology. Uber acquired his months-old self-driving-truck startup in August 2016 for $680 million. After enriching him, the company put him in charge of all…""
Following up on sales set in motion by the Department of Energy at the end of the Obama administration, President Trump has proposed in his budget to begin selling oil from the U.S. Strategic Petroleum Reserve next year. After a decade of domestic production increases brought about by the shale-drilling boom,…""
Some of the latest connected-car technology showcased by General Motors isn’t being developed inside its technical center in Warren, in suburban Detroit. It’s being developed on the public streets nearby. Along with state and county transportation agencies, the company has outfitted traffic lights at two intersections near its facility in…""
Although Volkswagen has paid dearly for its mistakes leading up to its diesel-emissions scandal, most owners of 2.0-liter TDI models have emerged relatively well off, thanks to the restitution and buyback terms of the $10 billion settlement program. Volkswagen dealerships haven’t fared too badly, either, with their $1.2 billion settlement….""
Well-connected online leakers have just spilled the tastiest tidbits of information regarding the Tesla Model 3. According to posts on the Model 3 Owners Club blog (as discovered by InsideEVs), the $35,000 Model 3 will do zero to 60 mph in 5.6 seconds, with a driving range of “more than 215 miles.”…""