a Raptor, a Raptor R, and Cadillac Blackwings

If negotiations between Apple and Hyundai-Kia bear fruit, there could be an autonomous Apple-designed, Kia-assembled car (or maybe more of a pod) on the roads in 2024. The two sides have been flirting since early January and are reportedly closing in on an agreement. If they manage to make a deal it’ll represent the culmination of a five-year effort by thousands of Apple employees to get into the mobility game.

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This Week in Sheetmetal

It was a wonderful week for reveals, starting off with the long-awaited launches of Cadillac’s CT5-V and CT4-V Blackwing sedans. The former will have a 668-hp V-8, the latter a 472-hp twin-turbo V-6, and both will be available with six-speed manual transmissions. It’s as if Cadillac made them just for us.

Ford unveiled the latest iteration of the F-150 Raptor in all its dune-crushing glory. The company also confirmed what we

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Best Sorts Of Vehicles

Most of the modifications occurring in the automotive market at the moment, together with tightened credit score markets in a capital-intensive business and elevated government involvement are the most recent international challenges. Since many battery chargers – including the sensible ones – are designed for the 12.eight-volt necessities of lead-acid batteries, they will not charge most lithium batteries. Additionally, good chargers anticipate to be connected to six 2 volt cells, but lithium batteries typically have 4 3.three volt cells. So, they’re not likely talking the identical electrical language. Batteries with particular circuitry can work with this decrease voltage. Nonetheless, it won’t be an optimum set up. Otherwise, it’s a good suggestion to get a smart charger designed for lithium batteries. The good news is that many identify-brand producers have begun producing them. In actuality though, chances are you’ll not want a charger in any respect – even in case you’re … Read More

EV Startup Rivian Announces a Tesla-Style U.S. Charging Network

  • EV startup Rivian has announced it will roll out 600 charging stations across the United States and Canada by the end of 2023 just for Rivian R1S and R1T owners.
  • The “Adventure Network” will feature about 3500 DC fast chargers spread across those 600 stations, compared to more than 16,000 chargers at 1000 North American Supercharger stations in Tesla’s growing worldwide network.
  • Rivian is also installing more than 10,000 individual Level 2 chargers around the country that won’t be tied to a Rivian network and can be used by any EV with the J1772 plug.

    Electric-vehicle startup Rivian announced this week that it is rolling out a North American “Adventure Network.” The charging network will be for the exclusive use of owners of its upcoming R1S and R1T EVs. In structure and in planned scope, it looks similar to Tesla’s Supercharger network.

    Rivian promises 600 charging stations by the end

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    Motorsport Network Rolls Out A Rewards Program For The World’s Largest Motorsport And Car Fans Community

    World’s first integrated rewards program that will help fans to get something back from their passion for motorsport and cars

    Motorsport Network, the global leader in digital media and experiences for lovers of cars and motorsport, is delighted to announce the launch of Motorsport Rewards.   

    The rewards program has been custom built for our customers by Motorsport Network’s inhouse technology team so they can earn rewards for doing what they already enjoy, such as reading articles, watching videos, and choosing a race ticketing offer. Once signed into a Motorsport Network platform, customers can earn points towards gift cards, subscriptions, watches, apparel, posters & fine art, sweepstake entries, and digital codes for video games. 

    Every month 56 million users visit Motorsport Network platform from across 81 countries. We help them to feed their passion for racing on Motorsport.com, Motorsport.tv, and Autosport.com as well as Motor1.com and InsideEVs.com in the

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    Shelby Ford F-250 Super Baja Shows What an HD Raptor Might Be Like

    • Shelby American, the people who just rolled out the 2021 Super Snake and two other hot takes on the Ford Mustang, have turned their hands to the Ford F-250 pickup.
    • The Shelby F-250 Super Baja features the Ford 6.7-liter Power Stroke V-8 diesel engine that makes 475 horsepower and 1050 pound-feet of torque.
    • Shelby will make only 250 of the heavily equipped Super Baja trucks, priced at (brace yourself) $125,805.

      People love tough trucks, especially ones that are optimized for off-roading. Interest and demand for the Ford Raptor and the Ram TRX prove that. So it’s only logical that Shelby would combine the two names of Baja and F-250 to reach the big-truck customer base with the Shelby F-250 Super Baja. Has a ring to it, right? With a name like that, of course it comes with lots of off-road goodies plus the mighty Power Stroke, a turbocharged 6.7-liter V-8

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      470-HP Jeep Wrangler Rubicon 392 Launch Edition Costs $75K

      • The 2021 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon 392 is arriving in the spring as a fully loaded launch edition model.
      • It’ll start at $74,995 and includes a hood scoop, body-colored fenders and hardtop, leather seats, and lots of standard equipment.
      • The Wrangler Rubicon 392 is powered by a 470-hp V-8, and it’s only available as a four-door model.

        The V-8–powered Jeep Wrangler Rubicon 392 will go on sale by the end of the spring, initially available as a fully loaded launch edition (pictured above). This 470-hp version of the Wrangler is only available with four doors, and the launch edition will start at $74,995. Cheaper models should follow soon after. (If you were wondering, Ford said that the 2021 Ford Bronco, the Wrangler’s new competitor, won’t offer a V-8.)

        The Wrangler Rubicon 392 sits 2.0 inches taller than the standard Rubicon, and the launch edition is equipped with a hood scoop, body-colored

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