The EPA last week approved higher amounts of ethanol blended into gasoline to be sold at gas stations in the U.S. during summer months, but many automakers warn against using fuel with more than 10 percent ethanol content in their vehicles.
The refreshed Apple CarPlay interface shown Monday at the tech firm’s Worldwide Developers Conference marks a major cosmetic and functional overhaul for the in-car smartphone interface and opens up the ability for third-party apps to work with the Siri virtual assistant.
The 2020 Chevrolet Silverado’s new turbodiesel will cost as much as the optional 6.2-liter V-8 also available under the pickup truck’s hood.
Chevrolet Bolt EV fitted with prototype airless tires from Michelin
From Motor Authority:
General Motors on Tuesday said it will test a prototype airless tire from Michelin.
Mercedes-Benz used March’s Geneva International Motor Show to unveil a redesigned CLA Shooting Brake, and sadly the automaker has no plans to introduce the second-generation model here.
Audi on Wednesday unveiled a redesigned A6 Allroad, though sadly there’s no word on whether the soft-roader will end up in the United States.
Volkswagen ID R Nürburgring
From Green Car Reports:
Volkswagen’s new ID R electric race car continues setting records.
Every new electric car needs a charge point. For many years since the introduction of EVs, that has been one of the sales obstacles that companies, dealers, and others have had to overcome.
Last week, after being deluged with comments about our long-distance drive in an Audi E-tron, we asked our audience what parameters are most important to them when fast-charging on a road trip.