• Follow us

Automotive

Plane Contrails Have a Surprising Effect on Global Warming

The wispy ice clouds formed by jet exhaust help trap heat near the Earth's surface. But small changes in altitude can dampen the effect, a study saysRead More



Leave A Comment

More News

WIRED

France's Virus Train Moves Patients to Less Hard-Hit 2020-03-26 15:54:09The national railroad system converted a TGV high-speed train to move 20 Covid-19 patients from Strasbourg to calmer hospitals in the Loire Valley.

News Rules Could Finally Clear the Way for 2020-03-26 09:00:00For the first time, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is weighing in on autonomous vehicles with no driver behind the wheel—or

What World War II Can Teach Us About 2020-03-26 07:00:00Some manufacturers are racing to make ventilators, respirators, and face shields. But the situation is nothing like it was in the 1940s.

We're Not Going to Run Out of Food—so 2020-03-24 08:00:00Food producers, distributors, and warehouse operators say supplies are plentiful, so long as stores can be restocked.

Plant Shutdowns, Vital Truckers, and More Car News 2020-03-22 09:00:00Coronavirus fears lead the big automakers—including a stubborn Tesla—to suspend operations, while airlines are hauling more goods, fewer p

As Covid-19 Spreads, Truckers Need to Keep on 2020-03-20 07:00:00The demand for hospital equipment, groceries and, yes, toilet paper has big rigs rolling and truck stops adapting.

Anthony Levandowski Pleads Guilty to Stealing Waymo Secrets 2020-03-19 22:54:52The cofounder of Google's self-driving car program will likely go to prison for taking confidential company documents before he left in 2016.

Covid-19 Is Bad for the Auto Industry—and Even 2020-03-19 08:00:00Factory shutdowns signal a troubled road ahead for carmakers, while low gas prices could hit electric vehicles hard. 

The Navy Deploys Two Hospital Ships as the 2020-03-18 19:47:53The *Comfort* and the *Mercy* won't handle Covid-19 patients because of their close quarters. An ER doctor questions if they should be used at all.&n

Sheriff Tells Tesla It's Not as ‘Essential’ as 2020-03-17 22:00:34The company operated its California factory normally Tuesday, despite a “shelter-in-place” order. Then, county officials said it had to cl

Airlines Use Empty Passenger Jets to Ease the 2020-03-17 07:00:00People aren't flying because of the Covid-19 pandemic. Now, some carriers are putting planes back in service to carry freight instead.

A Travel Ban, Gig Economy Risks, and More 2020-03-15 09:00:00Already ailing airlines are hit with new woes as Trump bars visitors from Europe for 30 days. Plus, is anything not canceled? 

Automotive News Breaking

U.S. to finalize fuel efficiency rewrite through 2026 New! 2020-03-30 17:21:06EPA chief Andrew Wheeler said the final rule will raise U.S. fleet fuel economy, reduce air pollution and "make new vehicles more affordable." 

FCA to defer 20% of salaried workers' pay; New! 2020-03-30 17:00:32Most salaried employees globally will have to give up 20 percent of their pay for three months but will get the money later, according to a letter fro

Ford, GE Healthcare to build 50,000 ventilators in New! 2020-03-30 16:30:00The automaker plans to begin making ventilators at its Rawsonville Components Plant using 500 paid UAW volunteers on three shifts beginning the week o

UAW board files internal charges against regional director New! 2020-03-30 15:32:21If found guilty of so-called Article 30 charges in a union trial, Region 2B Director Richard Rankin could be removed from office. He denies the allega

Exor to invest $200 million in Via Transportation New! 2020-03-30 15:19:48The investment by the holding company for Italy's Agnelli family would give it an 8.87 percent stake in the on-demand, shared tra

Labor Department extends deadline for union financial reports New! 2020-03-30 15:11:40The advisory covers unions whose main office is located in areas highly impacted by the pandemic. The UAW's report was expected to shed light on its

Honda names new Acura advertising exec, U.S. PR New! 2020-03-30 13:00:00Sage Marie will become assistant vice president of Acura advertising. Moving into Marie's role at American Honda will be Matt Sloustcher.

Paris auto show organizers seek ways to rescue 2020-03-30 11:21:20Organizers stopped short of canceling or postponing the show, but they suggested that the traditional automaker displays would not be held this year.

Robert Garff, chairman of 10th largest U.S. dealer 2020-03-30 11:04:25Robert and his wife tested positive for COVID-19 after driving back from a trip to Palm Springs, Calif. Both self-quarantined. He later was admitted t

Inside GM’s 4-week sprint to build emergency ventilators 2020-03-30 07:28:28Newly revealed details show that GM has been continuously engaged in the effort -- order or no order -- and company officials say the sprint from firs

Many sales only deferred amid outbreak 2020-03-30 00:00:01Analysts say the majority of customers who have disappeared from showrooms are simply waiting for a period of more stability and economic confidence -

Ford mobile units to help health care workers 2020-03-30 00:00:01The automaker aims to have 198 dealerships using Transit vans upfitted with repair equipment this year. Many already offering mobile service have help

RSS Autoplus.fr

Coronavirus : vers une annulation du Mondial de 2020-03-30 07:02:40Les annulations de manifestations automobiles se multiplient à cause de l’épidémie de COVID-19. La question se pose pour le

Coronavirus : Des voitures de soignants vandalisées ! 2020-03-30 06:47:20Des véhicules du personnel du centre hospitalier d'Armentières ont été dégradés ce week-end. Les actes de v

Nouveau Mercedes GLA (2020) : des prix à 2020-03-30 06:08:00Mercedes ouvre les commandes pour la nouvelle et deuxième génération de son GLA. Au lancement, le SUV compact débute &agra

Un exclusif Nissan Juke R de 700 chevaux 2020-03-30 05:27:25Métamorphosé, ce Nissan Juke R est équipé de la motorisation de la GT-R. 700 chevaux sous le capot !

L'équipe de F1 Mercedes a fabriqué son premier 2020-03-30 04:47:15L'équipe de F1 Mercedes a fabriqué un appareil de respiration assistée approuvé par le système de santé

Nouveau Ford Kuga (2020) : l'hybride rechargeable à 2020-03-30 03:46:07VIDEO. Volant en main, que vaut le nouveau Ford Kuga ? Réponse avec l'essai de sa version hybride rechargeable, baptisée Kuga Plug-In H

Seat Alhambra (2020) : arrêt imminent ? 2020-03-30 02:08:00Seat pourrait retirer le monospace Alhambra de son catalogue dès la fin mars.

"A vendre : vraie Ferrari 250 GTO, 8500 2020-03-29 14:00:00Il suffisait d'avoir beaucoup de nez et un peu de capitaux pour réaliser le meilleur investissement automobile de tous les temps dans les ann&

Modifications des amendes pour non respect du confinement 2020-03-29 09:32:00Enfreindre la règle du confinement vous coûtera désormais 200 euros en cas de récidive dans les 15 jours.

Cristiano Ronaldo aurait acheté une Bugatti Centodieci 2020-03-29 09:00:00Après la Veyron et la Chiron, la star portugaise du football aurait de nouveau craqué sur une Bugatti. Et une Bugatti particulièr

Coronavirus : le salon de Detroit annulé 2020-03-29 08:00:00Après Genève, Pékin et New-York, c'est au tour du salon de Detroit d'annuler son organisation alors que le show devait se tenir

Coronavirus : la police peut-elle fouiller votre voiture 2020-03-29 07:00:00Les policiers peuvent-ils fouiller vos sacs de course pendant le confinement pour vérifier la nature essentielle de vos achats ?

Motor Trend

2021 Chevrolet Camaro Coupe and Convertible Get Updates 2020-03-26 12:55:13The Chevrolet Camaro coupe and convertible enter the 2021 model year with minimal changes according to the bow-tie brand’s fleet order guide. Th

2020 Mazda CX-30 Interior Review: Does it Meet 2020-03-26 04:00:51The 2020 Mazda CX-30 might be the newest addition to the Mazda family, but one peek inside makes it abundantly clear this crossover belongs in the sam

Best New Overland Vehicles: Factory-Backed Off-Roaders Ready for 2020-03-26 04:00:35For many overlanders and off-roaders, modifying their SUV or truck is half the fun—I know this full well, as I’ve watched my wife turn her

10 Classic JDM Cars You’ve Probably Never Heard 2020-03-26 04:00:09As a car fanatic, you already know that JDM stands for Japanese Domestic Market, and that Japan has a propensity for giving cars unintentionally funny

Ford Replica Window Stickers Available for Your Fox-Body 2020-03-25 20:15:23Yes, you can give your Fox-body Mustang a new paint job or an engine rebuild, but one of the easiest ways to make your classic sports car look and fee

Sit Your Tail Down and Ogle This Ultra-Rare 2020-03-25 19:16:43Let’s cut to the chase: The McLaren F1 is one of the most legendary supercars ever made. There is simply no overstating how mind-blowing the F1

Toyota’s Rad 1989 RAV-FOUR Concept Is the RAV4 2020-03-25 18:05:15The Toyota RAV4 has been part of the automotive landscape for so long that you forget where it came from. Remember the really early ones, available in

Use These Cool Car-Themed Coloring Books To Stay 2020-03-25 16:50:05If there is one thing people all around the world are getting a lot of right now, it’s quality time with those they share a roof with. But, havi

The Least Boring Cars, Trucks, and SUVs Under 2020-03-25 16:07:07You’ve got money to burn. Say, enough to jump over the roughly $35,000 average transaction price for a new car in America and buy a car, SUV, or

Should This Be The Next Dodge Challenger/Charger, Yellow 2020-03-25 15:13:36The Dodge Challenger coupe and Charger sedan are due for full redesigns, and we can only imagine what their replacements might look lik

2020 Jeep Cherokee Interior Review: Still Fresh 2020-03-25 04:00:11It’s no secret that the automotive industry moves fast, with fierce competition in every segment. It’s normal for vehicles generations to

Timing for Next-Generation Toyota 86, 4Runner, Tundra, Sienna, 2020-03-24 22:00:54Most PowerPoint slide shows are a real snooze. Not this one that reportedly shows Toyota’s future product timeline, though. Credit a snitch at a

Automotive news - from

GM agrees another ignition switch related settlement 2020-03-30 09:27:00General Motors reportedly has reached a US$120m settlement with owners who claimed that their vehicles lost value because of defective ignition switch

Trump uses Defense Act on GM over ventilators 2020-03-30 09:06:00President Trump invoked the US Defense Production Act to force General Motors to produce ventilators, a media report said.

BYD announces 'safer' blade battery 2020-03-30 08:13:00BYD has officially announced - online - the launch of the Blade Battery, a development set to mitigate concerns about battery safety in electric vehic

Marelli extends temporary Europe shutdown 2020-03-30 07:26:00Marelli has extended the temporary shutdown of its manufacturing activities in the majority of European plants to 3 April.

Nexteer posts 2019 profit down 39% to US$232m 2020-03-30 06:42:00Nexteer has reported 2019 profit attributable to equity holders down 38.8% to US$232.4m, while revenue fell 8.6% to US$3.6bn.

GM Korea cuts salaries, delays payments, to help 2020-03-30 06:38:00GM Korea said on Monday it would delay payment of 20% of the salaries of management level employees from April, as the company looked to protect its f

Aptiv and Hyundai form autonomous driving JV 2020-03-30 06:15:00Aptiv and Hyundai have completed the formation of a 50/50 autonomous driving joint venture.

Hyundai Mobis develops roof airbag 2020-03-30 05:57:00Hyundai Mobis says it has developed a roof airbag that prevents passengers from being ejected from the sunroof in a rollover accident.

Toyota asks for JPY1 trillion credit line from Japanese 2020-03-30 05:53:00Toyota Motor has asked two leading Japanese banks to set up a line of credit totaling JPY1 trillion (US$9.2bn), according to local reports citing comp

Carers in US to get free Lyfts during 2020-03-30 05:01:00The National Council on Aging (NCOA) in the US says it is partnering with Lyft to meet the critical transportation needs of caregivers who are support

2020 NAIAS Detroit auto show cancelled 2020-03-29 04:04:00The North American International Auto Show will not take place this year, the organiser has announced.

Mitsubishi cuts kei car output 2020-03-27 12:03:00Mitsubishi Motors Corporation said it would temporarily suspend production of kei cars in Japan.


Disclaimer and Notice:WorldProNews.com is not responsible of these news or any information published on this website.