Lucid Motors, a Silicon Valley-based electrical automobile startup, has absolutely unveiled the 2022 Lucid Air sedan. Priced from below $80,000 before factoring in the U.S. federal earnings tax credit score of $7,500, the Air will be available in four models, each with specific energy scores and vary capabilities. Kia Motors Corporation has revealed an bold plan to make battery-electric vehicles account for a quarter of its world sales by 2030. This week, we reported that BMW has built its strongest production automobile, GM is doing away with gas and diesel in light-duty automobiles, and Volvo may give away $2 million in new autos on Super Bowl Sunday. This week, we reported new Hyundai expertise, Lexus electrification plans, and Volvo security scores.

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Honda UK head of automobiles Rebecca Stead has advised AM that the Japanese brand’s restructure of its UK retail community “delivered everything we stated it would”. Currently, the carmaker permits prospects to submit registrations of interest for all fashions it currently sells however there’s no system in place to make a web-based payment to lock in a reserving. The new platform will handle this, with online bookings requiring a payment of RM100. Perodua will launch its personal digital automobile booking platform in November this year. This was revealed by firm president and CEO Datuk Seri Zainal Abidin Ahmad at today’s MIDA-Perodua Digital Transformation Ecosystems occasion.

Just a 12 months after they debuted, the small 2021 Cadillac CT4 and midsize 2021 Cadillac CT5 arrive in showrooms with significant know-how enhancements. Meanwhile, the large Cadillac CT6 has ceased manufacturing to make room in the lineup for electrical autos such as the upcoming Cadillac Lyriq. This week, we previewed the upcoming 2021 Jaguar F-Pace, 2022 Hyundai Tucson, and 2022 Nissan Z. There was also formidable news on the battery-electric automobile entrance from Kia. In the absence of the Los Angeles Auto Show, automakers rolled out redesigns and introduced adjustments huge and small.

The Land Rover Range Rover Fifty is predicated on the plush Autobiography trim stage and comes in both standard- and long-wheelbase variations of the vehicle. Mercedes-Benz is making the acquisition of an AMG GT a little easier on your pockets. Not solely is the brand new 2021 Mercedes-AMG GT 43 4-door Coupe more affordable thanks to a beginning value of $89,900, however the automobile additionally incorporates a mild-hybrid powertrain designed to ship each performance and effectivity. Mercedes-Benz announced that the beginning worth for the all-new 2021 GLA, the automaker’s lowest-priced SUV, will begin at $36,230 for the GLA 250. This represents a significant bump in price from the current GLA, which begins at $34,250.

Ford is adding new towing and hauling know-how to the 2021 F-150 light-duty pickup truck. The new options embody Onboard Scales, Smart Hitch, and a repeatedly managed damping suspension. Buyers contemplating a new Ford F-150 can order these upgrades beginning in June of 2021. The improved 2022 VW Tiguan boasts up to date know-how, extra comfort and comfort features, and, of course, revised exterior styling.

The new 2021 Ford Mustang Mach 1 arrives in showrooms within the spring of 2021, equipped with a 5.0-liter V-8 anticipated to make 480 horsepower at 7,000 rpm and 420 lb.-ft. That’s especially true if the automobile striking a pedestrian is an SUV, according to a new research out by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety . The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is investigating infotainment system failures in 2012 to 2015 model-year Tesla Model S autos.

Honda debuted its Passport Trailsport earlier this week as a gussied-up off-road SUV. The Trailsport takes inspiration from the myriad of influencers and lovers that spend time and money customizing their vehicles to achieve more capability and totally different styling. Today, Ford introduced EPA fuel-economy estimates for the Ford Maverick, which at 42 mpg city, 33 mpg highway, and 37 mpg combined beat the automaker’s previous estimate of 40 mpg in the metropolis. The Ford Bronco is in such excessive demand that many might be waiting deep into next yr to get ahold of one. That builds pressure and expectations across the 2022 Ford Bronco, especially on particular editions and updates for the brand new model 12 months. The Specialty Equipment Market Association Show returned this week after a 12 months off in 2020.