Auto Reviews 

Mercedes-AMG E43: An Elegant Efficient And Affordable Mercedes Sedan – Auto World News

Mercedes has been known for creating top luxury cars like the Mercedes-AMG E43. It might be a little bit understated but it is still an elegant, efficient and affordable sedan. It might look like a wallpaper but it still one of the best cars in the market right now. Its design and power are similar to V8 with safety features and comfort similar to W213 E-Class. According to Motoring, Mercedes tried test driving the car to freeways and country roads in the Victoria Yarra Valley. Upon testing, it found out…

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Cars 

LATEST: Fort Pierce woman in critical condition following car crash – Palm Beach Post

FORT PIERCE A Fort Pierce woman was in critcial condition Friday after a crash involving two cars Thursday evening north of the city. Floricia Pollidore, 26, was taken to Lawnwood Regional Medical Center with critical injuries following a crash at about 5 p.m. Thursday on Kings Highway, north of Angle Road, according to the Florida Highway Patrol. She was a passenger in a 2001 Ford Explorer driven by Sheena Pollidore, 60. It was not immediately clear if and how the Pollidores were related. In total, eight people from both vehicles…

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Auto Reviews 

2017 Mazda MX-5 Miata RF: The Practical Porsche? : Auto Reviews … – Auto World News

The 2017 Mazda MX-5 Miata RF is the retractable fastback dreams are made of and maybe even better. It is the top-rated choice for Sports Coupes and Convertibles and has been nothing short of impressive. Pros and Features. The new RF now makes long drives more manageable, despite its noticeable weight during extreme driving. The RF has a dramatically different styling over its soft -top variant and offers the security of a fixed-roof coupe. According to a review by Car and Driver, the new power-folding targa top operates very similarly to…

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Cars 

Uber's Latest Autonomous Car Mishap Isn't a Mark Against Self-Driving Cars – Futurism

In Brief One of Uber’s autonomous SUVs was involved in a high-impact crash in Tempe, Arizona, but police say the human driver behind the wheel of the other vehicle was actually at fault. Not Uber’s Fault Last week was a rough one for Uber. Multiple issues currently plague the company, and it didn’t help that one of its autonomous SUVs was involved in a high-impact vehicular crash in Tempe, Arizona, on the evening of March 25. Fortunately, no one was seriously injured in the accident. Click to View Full Infographic…

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Alternative fuel 

Electric vehicle charging stations surge as traditional gas stations fade away – The Boston Globe

<!– METADATA FOR EMTAF Electric vehicle charging stations surge as traditional gas stations fade away Globe Staff At the same time as the number of traditional gas stations has declined across the country, there has been a rise in stations selling alternative fuels, primarily electric charging stations. By Matt Rocheleau 20170327203931 –> CommentsPrint As the number of traditional gas stations has declined nationwide, there has been a dramatic rise in stations selling alternative fuels, primarily electric charging stations. Today, there are more than 27,800 alternative fuel stations nationwide, about four…

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Car Accessories 

Foresight Research: Accessories offer big dealer profits– with Acura and other luxury brands – and Ford, GMC and Ram … – GlobeNewswire (press release)

ROCHESTER, Mich., March 27, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Automotive accessories contribute billions in revenue to the auto industry and the business has grown more than 35% in the last three years.  In fact, half of all new auto buyers install accessories. Turning to the new car dealer’s part of this market, when the dealer brings up accessories during the dealer visit, the spend on accessories more than doubles.  Some dealers sell much more – like Acura, BMW, Audi, Cadillac and Mercedes Benz as well as Ford, GMC and Ram trucks….

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Auto Reviews 

2017 Mazda MX-5 Miata RF: The Practical Porsche? – Auto World News

The 2017 Mazda MX-5 Miata RF is the retractable fastback dreams are made of and maybe even better. It is the top-rated choice for Sports Coupes and Convertibles and has been nothing short of impressive. Pros and Features. The new RF now makes long drives more manageable, despite its noticeable weight during extreme driving. The RF has a dramatically different styling over its soft -top variant and offers the security of a fixed-roof coupe. According to a review by Car and Driver, the new power-folding targa top operates very similarly to…

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Cars 

Uber suspends self-driving car program after bizarre accident – BGR

Uber’s bad streak continues, with a different kind of scandal. The company had a tough year so far, having to face accusations of rampant sexism and harassment, but also a patent-based lawsuit from Google, which alleges that self-driving technology that Uber is currently employing had been stolen by a former Waymo engineer. Self-driving cars are also involved in Uber’s latest mishap, as a test vehicle crashed in Arizona, prompting Uber to suspend the pilot program. Uber a few months ago moved the self-driving program from California to Arizona, after refusing…

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Alternative fuel 

Appetite for alternative fuels doubles in two years – FleetNews

The appetite for hybrid and electric vehicles (EVs) has doubled since 2014 at the expense of diesel, according to AA Cars. The desire for diesels amongst UK drivers has fallen – last year, under two in ten (18%) intended to buy a diesel as their next car – down from nearly a quarter (23%) in 2014. Environmental concerns, the increased range of hybrid and electric vehicles and a boom in public charging points, has seen the appetite for alternatively powered cars double (from 6% to 12%) over the same period….

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Auto Reviews 

On the Road Review: Dodge Durango Citadel Anodized Platinum AWD Crossover – The Ellsworth American

Ten years ago, the market started a dramatic shift away from conventional transportation. Midsize sedans, compact sedans and minivans dominated the search lists for family purchases at that time, but just as the economy started to falter there were cracks in the popularity of these offerings. Regulators and bureaucrats were pushing hybrid and electric-powered cars, as fuel economy standards increased. Novel ideas like ride-sharing and autonomous driving were figments of some tech-guru’s imagination. Look where the market has migrated. Hybrids and electric-cars still only comprise 3 percent or less of…

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