Nissan Ariya EV Revealed in Production Form, Arrives in the U.S. Next Year

  • The 2022 Nissan Ariya is a new electric crossover model similar in size to the Rogue.
  • It promises up to 300 miles of range and a starting price of $40,000.
  • Nissan says it will go on sale in the U.S. in late 2021.

    Last year, Nissan showed the Ariya concept and said it would bring this new electric crossover model to production soon. Now the company is fulfilling that promise by showing the production 2022 Ariya, which looks remarkably similar to the concept car both inside and out. The Ariya also claims up to 300 miles of driving range on a single charge, and Nissan says it will start at around $40,000 when it goes on sale in the U.S. late next year.

    Both one-motor and two-motor configurations will be available. The single-motor version offers 215 horsepower, 221 lb-ft of torque, and front-wheel drive, while the dual-motor version makes a

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    Major car shows have been struggling for years. But, COVID-19 may mean their ultimate demise.

    "The auto show was certainly on life support already," said Jeff Schuster, lead auto analyst with consultancy LMC Automotive. "With the rolling cancellation of one show after another, the coronavirus may be speeding up their demise."
    “The auto show was certainly on life support already,” said Jeff Schuster, lead auto analyst with consultancy LMC Automotive. “With the rolling cancellation of one show after another, the coronavirus may be speeding up their demise.”

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    • The coronavirus pandemic threatens the future of traditional car shows as attendance dwindles and sponsorship weakens.

    • Car shows face competition as automotive manufacturers turn to the internet and off-site media previews to debut new vehicles.

    • Experts don’t expect traditional car shows to disappear completely but suggested that car shows must innovate if they are to stay relevant.

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    Last week would have been a big week in Motown, the North American International Auto Show opening its doors to the public for the first time since abandoning its traditional winter timetable in January 2019.

    The move aimed to revitalize what

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    Airstream Lineup Expands with Larger Basecamp Trailers

    • Stylish RV maker Airstream is rounding out its lineup of overlanding Basecamp trailer models with new 20-foot floor plans.
    • The Basecamp 20 starts at $45,900 and comes with a larger bed, more storage compartments, a dedicated furnace, and a tankless water heater, among other features.
    • Upgrading to the $48,900 Basecamp 20X improves the trailer’s off-road capability with extra ground clearance and aggressive off-road Goodyear tires.

      With all the talk of off-road SUVs this week, Airstream’s announcement of the expansion of its lineup of Basecamp camping trailers could make anybody start planning future overlanding adventures. In addition to the 16-foot existing model, these two new 20-foot floor plans provide more space for people and storage.

      The Basecamp 20 offers a larger rear-mounted bed to make it easier to take friends or family along on adventures. At the front of the 20-foot models, a four-seat dinette allows for easier in-trailer dining. There’s

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      The Auto Business Is Shrinking As The World Reaches ‘Peak Automotive’ — And It’s Dragging

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      Polestar Will Build Some Sort of Ride-Hailing Robotaxi with Waymo

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      • Details are noticeably sparse, but the initial announcement says Polestar, the Volvo premium electric brand, will come out with a new EV platform just for ride-hailing vehicles.
      • The automated driving technology is called Waymo Driver, and Waymo has been testing it in vehicles from a number of automakers, including Jaguar Land Rover, Nissan, and Renault.
      • You’ll be shocked to hear this, but Volvo thinks that self-driving vehicles will be safer than today’s human-piloted models.

        Add Polestar to the list of companies that think Waymo has what it takes to bring us to an autonomous-vehicle future. Exactly what that future will look like is a bit vague right now, but we know that Polestar is joining a strategic group partnership

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