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German car-making giant Volkswagen (VW) says it will invest up to $5bn (£3.94bn) in Tesla rival Rivian. The deal creates a joint venture that will allow VW and the US-based […] The post VW invests up to $5bn in Tesla rival, Ford teases ‘Capri’ EV appeared first on ShinyShiny.
Ford Performance is heading to Colorado at the weekend for the Race to the Clouds, and will be trying to beat last year's record time set by its electric SuperVan. This time driver Romain Dumas will be behind the wheel of a souped-up F150 Lightning SuperTruck.Continue ReadingCategory: Automotive, TransportTags: pikes-peak, Electric truck, Ford
We wrapped up a gorgeous, albeit a bit windy and dusty, weekend at this year's Overland Expo West in Flagstaff, Arizona on Sunday. Easily the biggest story at the show – literally and figuratively – was the major European brands establishing US-specific operations and models. The Bedrock XT2 is a particularly interesting example as it's the work of two of such brands – Iceland's Arctic Trucks pre
"The most flexible vehicle in the world" and the "future of camping" – that's how German camper shop Vanexxt envisions its newest creation, the Ford Tourneo Custom V710. It might seem like it's overreaching, but the company has a clear plan on how to surpass some of Europe's other most modular camper vans.Continue ReadingCategory: Automotive, TransportTags: Campervan, Modular, RV, Ford, Van, Camp
While Westfalia Americas was busy hosting a full brand relaunch with the $155,000+ Wave camper van in Florida this week, the brand's German HQ was in Stuttgart making some new product waves of its own. In fact, it premiered the type of small, affordable pop-top Americans would love to welcome as part of the brand's US return ... but, unfortunately, didn't see in Florida. The lovable, little Club
ford engineers have already produced footrests and car boot components using olive tree waste and fibers and are now exploring mass production. The post ford makes car parts from discarded olive tree waste and biocomposites to reduce plastic use appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
Modern six- and seven-figure all-terrain expedition campers tend to be "size is no object" creations – massive truck cabs with stretched cabins that live like a house. Just have a double-take at this crazy behemoth. After previously releasing an impressive expedition RV build that played by those exact rules (or lack thereof), Canada's Wilderness Vans has turned its attention to something smaller
After 75 years of building a business around caravans and larger motorhomes, UK shop Bailey of Bristol is turning its attention to camper vans. And rather than simply introducing a carbon copy of what's already out there, the company aspires to innovate, best evidenced by its all-new Endeavor EV.Continue ReadingCategory: Automotive, TransportTags: electric-camper, smart RV, Campervan, digital nom
Large, truck-based sport utilities like the Expedition exist to serve several roles: people haulers, trailer pullers, stuff carriers, and sometimes off-road beasts. The people who buy them expect them to do all of these things at one time or another. The Expedition Timberline won’t disappoint there.Continue ReadingCategory: Automotive, TransportTags: SUV, Ford, Off-road, Reviews
It shouldn't be long before young kids start longing to be a Ford engineer when they grow up, instead of a race car driver or ball player. Besides working on some of America's most popular everyday vehicles, these engineers get to team on a seemingly never-ending list of special projects, from extreme Mustang supercars, to ridiculously overpowered e-vans, to Raptor everything. Now Ford's team has is a social bookmarking place where you can share, find & discuss the best news around on most topics. We focus on hi-tech reviews, gadgets and geekery but we like almost anything that's awesome, appealing and thought-provoking! er6i9ds5mz

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