2022 FORD F-150 LIGHTNING
The all-electric Ford F-150 Lightning pickup will be one of the most significant EVs to ever hit the market. That it’s based on the best-selling vehicle in America would be reason alone. But the Lightning, which has dual motors and all-wheel drive, will also make more torque than any other F-150 produced — up to 775 lb-ft — and have the ability to use its battery pack as a power source. It’s robust enough to power a house during a power outage, potentially for days.
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FACEBOOK, INSTAGRAM MORE ON HOW ADS USERS TO REVEAL TARGET
Facebook parent Meta said it will start publicly providing more details about how advertisers target people with political ads just months ahead of the U.S. midterm elections.
AMAZON TO SUBLEASE WAREHOUSES AS ONLINE SHOPPING SLOWS
Amazon is planning to sublease some of its warehouse space now that the pandemic-fueled surge in online shopping, which helped the e-commerce giant rake in soaring profits in the past two years, has eased.
FOR AMERICANS, 2021 DELIVERED HEALTHIEST FINANCES IN 8 YEARS
Americans’ financial health reached its highest level in nearly a decade last year, the Federal Reserve said, spurred by a strong job market and government support payments.
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CALIFORNIA PARENTS COULD SOON SUE FOR SOCIAL MEDIA ADDICTION
California could soon hold social media companies responsible for harming children who have become addicted to their products, permitting parents to sue platforms like Instagram and TikTok for up to $25,000 per violation under a bill that passed the state Assembly this week.
SAILGP PARTNERS WITH T-MOBILE FOR FAST DATA TRANSMISSION
The SailGP global league and T-Mobile have announced a partnership to use 5G technology to enhance broadcast coverage of racing at regattas sailed in American ports.
STELLANTIS, SAMSUNG PLAN INDIANA ELECTRIC CAR BATTERY PLANT
A joint venture between Stellantis and Samsung plans to build an electric vehicle battery factory in Indiana that will employ up to 1,400 workers and become the company’s second such factory in North America.
TWITTER SHAREHOLDERS MEET AMID ELON MUSK'S TAKEOVER DRAMA
Twitter’s regularly scheduled shareholder meeting Wednesday didn’t include a vote on Tesla billionaire Elon Musk’s $44 billion bid for the social platform. That vote will take place at a yet-undetermined date in the future.
‘Doctor Strange 2' Gets Weirder, Scarier, Messier
Once a superhero franchise goes multiverse, it’s hard to go back.
Biden Announces Program Offering Discounted Internet Service
President Joe Biden announced that 20 internet companies have agreed to provide discounted service to people with low incomes, a program that could effectively make tens of millions of households eligible for free service through an already existing federal subsidy.
PARK OUTDOORS: FORD RECALLS SUVS DUE TO ENGINE FIRE RISK
Ford is asking the owners of 350,000 vehicles in to take them to dealers for repairs in three recalls, including about 39,000 that should be parked outdoors because the engines can catch fire.
Argo Touts Driverless Operations in Miami and Austin, Texas
An autonomous vehicle technology company that partners with Ford and Volkswagen says it has started driverless operations in two of eight cities where it is developing its technology.
Sartorial Utility Vehicle
Highs: Red-carpet-level glamour inside, smooth and silent ride, pin-you-to-the-seat acceleration. Lows: All that grille with nowhere to go, funky-shaped steering wheel.
The Acura MDX Type S's turbocharged 355-hp V-6 makes it a contender in the luxury crossover segment.
Does the Ford Maverick, with its bargain price and thrifty fuel economy, make the small car obsolete? We fire up a 2022 Honda Civic sport and head to Costco to find out.
Challenging the Establishment
Genesis's new luxury compact crossover, the GV70, made a bold entrance. Now it faces off against segment leaders from BMW and Lexus.
A 1934 Ford Coupé
I stripped it to the frame, then built my dream car.
THE WORLD'S GREATEST AUTO DISRUPTORS 2022
The visionaries and innovators leading the industry into the digital future
EXECUTIVE OF THE YEAR - Jim Farley, PRESIDENT AND CEO, FORD MOTOR COMPANY
FORD PRESIDENT AND CEO Jim Farley’s grandfather worked on the line that built the Model T more than 100 years ago. Now Farley has been tasked with advancing the Ford family legacy of auto disruption and innovation into the twenty-first century by moving the company to the forefront of the industry’s digital future.
Avoiding A Brazilian Detroit
The country's Motor City is losing plants and jobs in a sign of manufacturing decline