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Ford considering removable steering wheel, pedals for autonomous cars

A patent application from Ford reveals plans for a removable steering wheel and pedals, allowing drivers to either manually steer or clear the dash during autonomous modes......»»

Source:  AutonewsCategory: AutoAug 18th, 2017Related News

Porsche forges carbon fiber in the wheel

Porsche has developed an all-carbon-fiber-reinforced plastic wheel and says it will be the first global automaker to offer the wheel when it debuts in early 2018 as an option on the 911 Turbo S Exclusive series......»»

Source:  AutonewsCategory: AutoAug 18th, 2017Related News

UAW probe uncovers more names, gifts

UAW Vice President Norwood Jewell's name has surfaced in the ongoing U.S. investigation into possible corruption between executives at FCA and the UAW......»»

Source:  AutonewsCategory: AutoAug 18th, 2017Related News

Toyota"s safe-driving app plays parents" uncool music when teenagers speed

How can terrified parents of newly qualified teen drivers persuade them to drive safely? Toyota has come up with what could be an ingenious method -- embarrassing them......»»

Source:  AutonewsCategory: AutoAug 18th, 2017Related News

Top fund investors pumped brakes on fast-rising Tesla stock

Top Tesla investors Fidelity Investments and T. Rowe Price cut their holdings in the second quarter and indicated they were taking profits from the electric car maker stock......»»

Source:  AutonewsCategory: AutoAug 18th, 2017Related News

GM thwarts plaintiffs" $1 billion accord with Old GM trust fund

GM thwarted a $15 million settlement between the company's bankruptcy trust and plaintiffs that would have forced the automaker to contribute $1 billion in stock, prompting claims of a secret plot......»»

Source:  AutonewsCategory: AutoAug 17th, 2017Related News

Ford settles racial, sexual harassment probe for $10.1 million

Ford agreed to pay $10 million to settle sexual and racial harassment allegations by workers at two Chicago plants, resolving an investigation by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission......»»

Source:  AutonewsCategory: AutoAug 17th, 2017Related News

2018 Mitsubishi Mirage Overview

The 2018 Mitsubishi Mirage is a subcompact designed to fill the “what new car can I buy for the least amount of money?” category. For less than $15,000, you get five seats, very good gas mileage, Mitsubishi’s excellent 100,000-mile.....»»

Source:  ThenewswheelCategory: AutoAug 17th, 2017Related News

[QUIZ] Match the CEO to Their Automotive Brand

When we’re talking about automotive news here on The News Wheel, half of it is about the CEOs and other executives running the show behind the scenes. Can you match the CEO with their automotive company? Let’s find out! Vehicle Spotlight:.....»»

Source:  ThenewswheelCategory: AutoAug 17th, 2017Related News

BMW i3 “Spaghetti Car” Auctioned Off During Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation Event

Last year, world-renowned actor Leonardo DiCaprio finally achieved his life-long goal of winning the Academy Award for Best Actor. All at once, the constant stream of jokes about Leo being doomed to never win an Oscar came to an end. Of course, obt.....»»

Source:  ThenewswheelCategory: AutoAug 17th, 2017Related News

Chevy Bolt is July’s Best-Selling EV despite Being Available in Only 18 States

The battle for the best-selling EV in the United States is going by mostly unnoticed as the majority of car buyers continue to drive off dealership lots with good old gasoline-powered cars. But EV sales are rising and in July it was the Chevy Bolt th.....»»

Source:  ThenewswheelCategory: AutoAug 17th, 2017Related News

[QUIZ] Can You Name These Chevrolet Vehicles?

Do you consider yourself a Chevrolet fan? Bigger than Luke Bryan? Prove it. Take our Chevrolet quiz and determine how well you know these Chevrolet vehicles! New Chevrolet Vehicles: Model Showroom Buying a Used Car? Get a Quote Want to take more of.....»»

Source:  ThenewswheelCategory: AutoAug 17th, 2017Related News

Top 9 Odd Tail Light Designs

Ever notice how some vehicles have such innovative, trendy tail lights while others have such clumsy, awkward ones? Here are the top nine tail light designs ranging from unusual to bizarre. Ready for Autumn? Prepare your car for colder weather wi.....»»

Source:  ThenewswheelCategory: AutoAug 17th, 2017Related News

Can Aromatherapy Deflate Your Road Rage?

While driving, your senses are on high alert (except taste because eating and driving is a dangerous and distracted driving combo). Your eyes absorb the landscape of traffic in front of you. Your ears process the sounds around you, and your sense of.....»»

Source:  ThenewswheelCategory: AutoAug 17th, 2017Related News

GM to Invest More Energy in Its Maven Ride Share Initiative

GM’s ride share operation, Maven, recently expanded to central hubs like New York City, Atlanta, Baltimore, and San Francisco. Considering the success of this ride-sharing entity, it comes as no surprise that GM will focus more on transforming Mave.....»»

Source:  ThenewswheelCategory: AutoAug 17th, 2017Related News

Real-Life Mario Kart Exists in Branson, Missouri

It’s every ’90s kid’s dream come true. Mario Kart – in real life. Apparently, it’s existed for a long time now, and Missouri residents have been selfishly keeping it to themselves. In Branson, Missouri, there is an amuse.....»»

Source:  ThenewswheelCategory: AutoAug 17th, 2017Related News

Chevy Offers Three Months of Free OnStar Family Link in August

In most areas of the country, the school year is starting back up once again. While many high school students take the bus to school, others have reached an age where they can borrow the family car for daily transportation. This scenario can obviousl.....»»

Source:  ThenewswheelCategory: AutoAug 17th, 2017Related News

Why 2018 Ford Mustang GT Powerful Sound Is Music To Everyone"s Ears

The 2018 Ford Mustang GT is recently reported to produce great sound! It is also reported to have 455-horsepower......»»

Source:  AutoworldnewsCategory: AutoAug 17th, 2017Related News

Tesla Teases Test Drive For Model 3 But Seems Like Another Down-Sell Strategy

Tesla's test drive announcement for Model 3 redirects people to schedule a test drive for Model S and Model X......»»

Source:  AutoworldnewsCategory: AutoAug 17th, 2017Related News

2018 Range Rover Velar: Learn More About Pricing And Other Details

The 2018 Range Rover Velar pricing is recently reportedly made availabe in Australia. This should give a solid idea on how it is priced elsewhere at it gets launched late this year......»»

Source:  AutoworldnewsCategory: AutoAug 17th, 2017Related News