Tag: SUVs

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…

Ford recalls 350,000 2018 trucks and SUVs for ‘rollaway’ potential

Ford Motor Company recalled nearly 350,000 2018 model year F-series pickup trucks and Expeditions sold in North America. The affected vehicles may have an automatic transmission gear shift cable locking clip that is not fully seated. Drivers could potentially exit a vehicle mistakenly believing it was in Park. The recall is for certain 2018 Ford…

Rezvani switches from sports cars to SUVs with the 500-horsepower Tank

Why it matters to you With a powerful V8, off-road capability, and optional body armor, this is one extreme SUV. Rezvani, the small California-based firm responsible for the outrageous Beast sports car, is trying its hand at an SUV. And like the Beast, the Rezvani Tank is no ordinary grocery-getter. The Tank is not just…

Audi, Porsche recall nearly 300K SUVs for possible fuel-pump leaks

NEW YORK—Audi and Porsche are recalling a total of nearly 300,000 SUVs because they may develop cracks that cause fuel to leak, which raises the risk of fire. Volkswagen Group of America’s Audi recall covers 240,487 Q5 and Q7 vehicles, with model years ranging from 2013 to 2017. Dealers will replace fuel-pump flanges that have…

Subaru’s 2018 Outback continues its one-wagon fight against SUVs

Why it matters to you If you need all-wheel drive and cargo space, but don’t want an SUV, look no further than Subaru’s Outback. The Subaru Outback has achieved the near-impossible, surviving the onslaught of SUVs that killed nearly every other wagon. Thanks to standard all-wheel drive and some plastic body cladding, Subaru is able…