Used Ford Edge review

A full used buyer’s guide on the Ford Edge covering the Edge Mk2 (2016-date)VerdictWhen we ran an Edge on our fleet, we were impressed by its ability to despatch motorway miles with four or five people aboard, but it was clear that this was a car designed first and foremost with US buyers in mind. The Edge’s generous proportions mean parking in a standard space is tricky, while on twisty roads it’s disappointing dynamically; we have come to expect much better from Ford. Unsurprisingly, Continue reading “Used Ford Edge review”

Toyota says no-deal Brexit could temporarily shut UK factory

September 29, 2018 06:01 CET

Toyota anticipates halting production at its UK factory if Britain leaves the European Union without a trade deal, the plant’s managing director, Marvin Cooke, told the BBC.

Toyota’s factory in Burnaston, central England, produced 150,000 vehicles last year, with about 90 percent of the units shipped to the EU, while components come the other way, the BBC reported..

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Used Ford Edge review

A full used buyer’s guide on the Ford Edge covering the Edge Mk2 (2016-date)VerdictWhen we ran an Edge on our fleet, we were impressed by its ability to despatch motorway miles with four or five people aboard, but it was clear that this was a car designed first and foremost with US buyers in mind. The Edge’s generous proportions mean parking in a standard space is tricky, while on twisty roads it’s disappointing dynamically; we have come to expect much better from Ford. Unsurprisingly, Continue reading “Used Ford Edge review”

Cadillac still sorting out details of HQ move

Cadillac moved its headquarters to Manhattan three years ago.

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DETROIT — Many questions remain regarding Cadillac’s move back to Michigan, including what it will mean for the brand, its Manhattan headquarters and its employees.

In confirming the move last week, Cadillac said it will “maintain a brand presence” at the current headquarters, which the Continue reading “Cadillac still sorting out details of HQ move”

Toyota on NAFTA 2.0: “We can make it work.”

Young: “We’re not that far off.”

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If President Donald Trump approves a proposed U.S.-Mexico rewrite of the North American Free Trade Agreement, a top Toyota executive says it won’t disrupt his company’s auto production.

“We can make it work,” Robert Young, Toyota’s North American purchasing chief, told Automotive News in September. “We feel comfortable that Continue reading “Toyota on NAFTA 2.0: “We can make it work.””

Musk to resign as Tesla chairman but remain CEO under SEC settlement

September 29, 2018 23:40 CET
UPDATED: 9/29/18 10:11 pm ET – adds details

WASHINGTON — The Securities and Exchange Commission said  Saturday that Tesla Inc. and CEO Elon Musk agreed to pay $20 million each under a settlement that will also see the company’s co-founder step down as chairman after a tumultuous two months for the EV maker.

But Musk, who is synonymous with the Tesla brand, will remain as CEO under the settlement over tweets he posted on Aug. 7 about taking the company Continue reading “Musk to resign as Tesla chairman but remain CEO under SEC settlement”

Tesla CEO Elon Musk settles lawsuit with SEC for $40M, will step down as chairman

Elon Musk in his McLaren F1, 1999

Tesla CEO Elon Musk on Saturday settled a lawsuit with federal regulators alleging that the controversial executive bilked investors and lied when he announced the automaker had “funding secured” to buy back millions in shares to take the company private.

The Securities and Exchange Commission announced the settlement Saturday.

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Tesla CEO Elon Musk settles with SEC, fined $40M and will step down as chairman

Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk at Tesla Store opening in Westfield Mall, London, Oct 2013

Tesla and its CEO Elon Musk settled a lawsuit with the Securities and Exchange Commission on Saturday that will result in a $40 million fine and a new chairman of Tesla’s board of directors. The lawsuit was filed after Musk claimed “fundin Continue reading “Tesla CEO Elon Musk settles with SEC, fined $40M and will step down as chairman”

Seven Eyesight And Driving Tips From IAM Roadsmart

Richard Gladman, IAM RoadSmart’s head of driving and riding standards provides advice on eyesight and driving.

  • Book regular check-ups. Eyesight can deteriorate over time without you noticing. If you are having to move closer to the television to read the titles clearly or have noticed even a slight deterioration with your eyes, we recommend a visit to the optician for a check-up; this should be done on a regular basis (every two years) and it’s free for the over 60s
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Mercedes C-Class vs Alfa Romeo Giulia vs Jaguar XE

Mercedes’ new C-Class is sure to be a smash hit with company buyers despite the SUV boom. We test it against rivals from Alfa and Jaguar

The humble junior executive saloon is having to work harder than ever. With more and more mid-sized premium SUVs being launched, company car buyers are being lured away from the traditional choices by newer vehicles that many people think make more of a style statement.

• The best executive cars to buy in 2018

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