The Australian Driverless Vehicle initiative is proposing a 5-year funding and incentive package focused on research, development, demonstration and deployment similar to the U.K.’s £100 million Intelligent Mobility Fund.
A fleet of the Czech Republic-made compact SUVs will take searchers to a wildlife sanctuary in the Himalayan mountains of Bhutan where the yeti, also called the Abominable Snowman, is thought to reside.
The ʾ17 Nissan GT-R Nismo features a version of the VR38DETT engine making 591 hp and 481 lb-ft. of torque, and uses the same pair of high-flow, large-diameter turbochargers as the GT-R Nismo GT3 race car.
“Year-to-date, the market is up 7.6% (to 107,122 sales) on this time in 2015 and heading for another record year,” Motor Industry Assn. CEO David Crawford says after September deliveries came in 11.3% over prior-year.
SUV deliveries rose 6.8% from a year earlier to 39,497 units, pushing the segment’s 9-month total up 9.9% to 332,103. By contrast, September car sales fell 8.7% to 42,076 units and were down 5.8% for the year at 366,203.
J.D. Power found significant disparity in satisfaction levels when examining customers’ choices of their dealer. Among customers choosing their dealer based on getting a good deal, overall satisfaction is 812, five points below the industry average.
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.
The new 2.0L and 2.5L engines represent the first time Porsche, which has a rich legacy of horizontally opposed piston engines, has developed one that combines turbocharging and only four cylinders....More
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