Light EVs are exempt from paying road-user charges otherwise applied to vehicles that don’t pay for gasoline at the pump. The exemption is being extended to Dec. 31, 2021 as part of the government’s pro-EV initiative.
With thousands of hours of development going into creating the new Land Rover Discovery SUV, chief engineer Alex Heslop says there’s no better insight into the needs of the modern family than the firsthand experience JLR designers glean at home.
The Association of British Insurers and the Thatcham research group call for procedures for collecting and sharing autonomous-vehicle data so people involved in accidents receive compensation and help without delay.
The Ox can be flat-packed within itself, allowing more-efficient shipping. It takes three people less than six hours to create the flat pack, six of which can be shipped in a cube container to the importing country for assembly.
Toyota is promoting plug-in hybrids in the ASEAN region including Thailand, where sales of this type of vehicle are highest within the trade bloc. But it believes reducing battery costs is key to building PHEV demand.
While a shift of 4.3 ft. in the past 22 years might not mean much to people using navigation devices to find the shortest way from Point A to Point B, it is a big deal to automakers whose products rely on GPS navigation systems to get about.
We call out vehicles with problematic fit-and-finish, materials, ergonomics or unfortunate design choices. Each of these items resulted in points deducted as WardsAuto editors selected the 2016 Wards 10 Best Interiors.