Tag: SUVs

Tesla recalls 15,000 Model X SUVs to fix a power steering problem

Tesla’s innovative over-the-air software updating system allows it to upgrade (and, sometimes, repair) its cars wirelessly, but some problems will always require tools and a trained mechanic. It encountered one recently, so it’s voluntarily recalling 15,000 early examples of the Model X to fix a problem with the power steering system. Documents published by the…

Tesla starts work on building Model Y SUVs at Shanghai factory

SHANGHAI (Reuters) – U.S. electric car maker Tesla Inc (TSLA.O) said it has started work on building Model Y electric sports utility vehicles (SUV) at its $ 2 billion Shanghai factory, marking a new milestone for the company’s first foreign car plant. Tesla Inc CEO Elon Musk and Shanghai’s Mayor Ying Yong attend an opening…

Ford recalls 550,000 trucks and SUVs, including F-150, Expedition, and Explorer

Ford has issued a recall for more than 550,000 SUVs and trucks, including the F-150, Explorer, and Expedition, because the seatbacks in the vehicles might not properly restrain people if the if there’s a crash. The recall affects 10 different Ford models, specifically: 2018-20  Ford F-150 2019-20 Ford F-series Super Duty 2018-19 Ford Explorer 2019-20…

Quebec criticizes western oil but province residents buying more gasoline, SUVs, report says

By Giuseppe ValianteThe Canadian Press Sun., Dec. 16, 2018 MONTREAL—Quebec’s premier is quick to reject “dirty” oil from Western Canada in favour of hydro power, but new data indicate the province’s citizens are buying record amounts of gasoline and increasingly purchasing trucks and bigger homes. Quebecers are widely seen across the country as environmentally conscious,…

Electric SUVs will duke it out in the Arctic in new racing series

The organizers of Formula E are in the early stages of launching a unique series that injects a dose of tourism into electric car racing. Called Extreme E, it will place battery-powered SUVs and crossovers head-to-head on purpose-built off-road tracks located in some of the world’s most scenic areas. “Extreme E — all I can…