November 2019

EAV launches first fully temperature-controlled eCargo bike

(December 1, 2019) LONDON — Electric Assisted Vehicles Limited (EAV) has launched a world’s first fully temperature-controlled eCargo bike. The EAVcool Cargo was launched to exceptional interest at the Restaurant and Takeaway Show at London’s Excel Arena last week. Primarily designed for the urban transport and delivery of chilled or frozen goods within a continuous cold chain, the EAVcool is a purpose-built, zero-emissions, environmentally- focused quadracycle.

Free supercharger package offered for 2019 Harley-Davidson Ford F-150s

(November 30, 2019) ELKHART, Ind. — Supercharging is once again available on the Harley-Davidson F-150 as part of a new dealer program announced earlier this month by executives with manufacturer Tuscany Motor Company. To kick off the dealer supercharger option, any new 2019 F-150 Harley-Davidson purchased from a participating Ford dealer at MSRP will include the 700 horsepower supercharger installed at no additional charge.

Bertrand Piccard breaks hydrogen-powered vehicle distance record

(November 30, 2019) French aeronaut and president of the Solar Impulse Foundation Bertrand Piccard has broken the world record for the longest distance traveled in a hydrogen-powered vehicle on a single refueling. Driving in a Hyundai Nexo, Piccard left the FaHyence hydrogen station in Sarreguemines, France, on Nov. 25. He arrived the next day at the Musée de l'Air et de l'Espace in Le Bourget, France — a distance of 778 km (483 miles). Never before has a production car powered by a hydrogen fuel cell covered so many kilometers on a single charge.

Volkswagen delivers 100,000th e-Golf worldwide

(November 29, 2019) DRESDEN, Germany — Volkswagen this week delivered the 100,000th e-Golf in the Gläserne Dresden manufacturing plant. The model was launched in 2014 as the Volkswagen brand’s second battery electric vehicle (BEV) after the e-up!, which launched in 2013. The e-Golf is one of the most successful electric vehicles in Europe and is also popular with customers in other countries — including the U.S.

A Dodge COE

This circa 1940 Dodge COE (cab over engine) truck cab was found in a Texas salvage yard. A straight 6-cylinder Chrysler Flathead was used in most of these trucks mated to a three- or four-speed manual transmission.
(Photo by Peter Hubbard)

Ten Ford GTs to be offered at Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale Auction

(November 28, 2019) SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — Barrett-Jackson will throttle up the excitement for Ford Performance and Shelby American vehicles, fueled by the thrilling new Hollywood film “Ford v Ferrari” in theaters worldwide. From classic Shelby Mustangs like the 1967 Shelby GT500 to a 2017 Ford GT, some of the best examples of Ford and Shelby performance vehicles will cross the auction block this January at No Reserve.

Ram Trucks lead parade floats at Macy's Thanksgiving Parade

(November 27, 2019)  AUBURN HILLS, Mich. — Ram is kicking off the holiday season as the Official Truck of the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade and, for the fifth consecutive year, more than 20 Ram trucks will be towing all the floats.

Aston Martin DBS Superleggera Concorde ready for takeoff

(November 27, 2019) GAYDON, UK — Few aircraft of the jet age are more instantly recognizable, or more fondly remembered, than the world-renowned Concorde. Now, 50 years since its first flight, this supersonic passenger jet — created in a unique piece of Anglo-French co-operation — is the inspiration for the latest member of the highly desirable Aston Martin Wings Series.

All-new electric Mercedes-Benz EQC to start at $67,900

(November 26, 2019) The introduction of the all-new Mercedes-Benz EQC marks a new era of mobility for Mercedes-Benz. As the first fully electric Mercedes-Benz vehicle to launch globally under the new EQ brand, the EQC 400 4MATIC combines 100% electric power, torque and smoothness with all the comfort, confidence, and composure of an all- wheel-drive Mercedes-Benz SUV. Arriving in U.S. dealerships in early 2020, the Mercedes-Benz EQC 400 4MATIC will start from $67,900 not including destination charge.