Car

Mercedes-Benz Makes a Major Debut: Its First Ultra-Luxury All-Electric Car

The new 2022 Mercedes-EQ EQS is the eco-friendly equivalent of the iconic S-Class. “Not just an impressive vehicle, it’s a commitment to a more balanced world,” says James Cameron.

While you can throw a stone and hit a Mercedes-Benz S-Class in a valet line in this town, even with everything being halfway open, there is as yet no all-electric, all-luxury Mercedes-Benz you can drive off the dealer lot right now. That time, though, is coming with the introduction today of the all-new 2022 Mercedes-EQ EQS, the all-electric equivalent of the S-Class and the biggest bet for Mercedes since the brand

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Man’s body found in car on South Side was in ‘advanced decomposition’

A man whose body was found inside a parked car on the city’s South Side Tuesday night had possibly been dead for a month, Columbus police said.

The location where the car was found — a parking lot on the 1500 block of Smith Road — is less than a mile from the Marion Square apartments where 23-year-old Tymar Whitsett was reported last seen on March 13. Homicide detectives could not say whether there is any connection between the body found Tuesday night and Whitsett’s case until the Franklin County Coroner’s office completes an identification and autopsy.  

Police were contacted

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Chinese and other tech giants bet on smart car revolution

The electric car sector is becoming increasingly crowded as more tech companies jump on the bandwagon, pushing a radical shake-up of the 138-year-old global auto industry.

Chinese smartphone giant Xiaomi is the latest newcomer in the electric vehicle, race with a plan to invest $10 billion over the next decade. At a March event unveiling the company’s plans, billionaire founder and CEO Lei Jun called the new initiative “the most significant decision in Xiaomi’s history” and said it will require “full efforts for at least five to 10 years.”

Rumors of Xiaomi’s push into carmaking have been around for a

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Aurora’s Autonomous Car Plan to Catch Up to Waymo: Trucks and Ubers

Illustration: Joseph Melhuish for Bloomberg Businessweek

On Feb. 11, about a month after closing on the acquisition of Uber’s Advanced Technologies Group, or ATG, the self-driving-car startup Aurora held an all-hands meeting. Like every other company meeting since the pandemic began, it took place via videoconference, and included the simulacra of in-person office interactions. When managers handed out awards, there was no applause from co-workers. Instead, Aurora co-founder and Chief Executive Officer Chris Urmson hit a button that produced canned cheers and clapping. “I am so looking forward to not having that button,” Urmson

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Is Adaptive Cruise Control Increasing the Risk of Car Accidents? – Automobile Accidents Legal Blogs Posted by Robert E. McCann

Adaptive cruise control (ACC) is an advanced safety system that is offered in many newer vehicles. It is an upgrade from regular cruise control, which allows drivers to set a speed and not have to keep pressing down on the accelerator. Although both features sounds like they are safe and convenient, there may be safety risks involved with the newer systems. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) recently posted a report claiming that ACC actually increases the risk of car accidents.

ACC allows drivers to set a speed and following distance from the car in front of them. It

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AMG One Hyper Car Breaks Down, New 911 Sport Classic, Mustangs Crash, Skoda Kodiaq Facelift: Your Morning Brief


Good morning and welcome to our daily digest of automotive news from around the globe, starting with…

Not To Scare You, But This 2022 Kia Sportage Render Isn’t Far From Reality

Kia’s next generation small SUV isn’t for the faint of heart thanks to an aggressive new face designed to inject some personality into the Sportage line.


AMG Project One Hypercar Rolls Up To The ’Ring For Testing, Breaks Down Before Getting On Track

AMG’s F1 cars have been almost unstoppable for the past few seasons, but gremlins certainly stopped AMG’s One hypercar. That was great news for our spy

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