Nutson haldol generic’s Weekly Auto News Nuggets – Week Ending August 10, 2019

*at the 2019 CAR management briefing seminars in traverse city, michigan this week in a presentation by ZF it was haldol generic said that automakers are finding the pursuit of fully autonomous haldol generic level 5 self-driving vehicles to be more expensive and technically complex than haldol generic expected, farid khairallah, portfolio director of safety domain control units for german supplier haldol generic ZF. Level 5 vehicles are fully autonomous with no pedals or haldol generic steering wheel. He said level 2 self-driving technology, in which the vehicle can steer and stop itself but haldol generic requires a driver to be seated behind the steering wheel, is more achievable for most automakers. For a level 5 vehicle to be 100 percent safe haldol generic 100 percent of the time, it will need 1 million times more computer processing power haldol generic than today’s vehicles…That could make a vehicle prohibitively expensive and technically unwieldy.

* it’s often said that high price and limited range are haldol generic the key drawbacks to buying an elective vehicle. What’s not said is we have a very poor charging haldol generic infrastructure causing interested buyers to be discouraged because the "refueling" is too cumbersome, time consuming and inconvenient. To help with this issue GM has partnered with bechtel haldol generic corp., a construction company, to form a joint venture, but officials confirmed the duo are looking for investors to haldol generic fund the construction and installation of chargers for use with haldol generic the chevy bolt as well as GM’s future vehicles. Nissan has partnered with evgo for the installation of 200 haldol generic new fast-chargers across the country. Electrify america, a company created by VW, is set to spend $500 million to create a network of chargers across the haldol generic country.

* driverless cars have rolled into new york city. But don’t expect to see them traveling down fifth avenue anytime haldol generic soon. The cars have been corralled behind the gates of the haldol generic sprawling brooklyn navy yard — away from city streets teeming with cars, bikes and pedestrians. The cars will shuttle people around a loop that is haldol generic just over one mile at the yard, a 300-acre, privately operated manufacturing and technology hub. They will run seven days a week to meet passengers haldol generic going to and from a recently opened ferry landing. And this is how we will see driverless cars used….Not on public roads for a long, long time.

* the national highway traffic safety administration demanded that tesla "cease and desist" making a claim that the model 3 sedan "achieved the lowest probability of injury of any vehicle tested" by the agency, issued subpoenas to tesla for information on crashes and asked haldol generic the federal trade commission to investigate the propriety of tesla’s safety claims, according to documents disclosed on the website plainsite and first haldol generic reported by bloomberg.

* two large cars known for their powerful engines — the dodge charger HEMI and the dodge challenger SRT hellcat haldol generic — top the highway loss data institute’s list of vehicles most likely to be stolen. Both vehicles have claim rates for whole-vehicle theft that are more than 5 times the average haldol generic for 2016-18 models, as does the infiniti Q50, a midsize luxury sedan. Nearly all 20 models with the highest theft rates are haldol generic either vehicles with big engines, luxury vehicles or pickups. The car that tops the list of least stolen vehicles haldol generic is also a midsize luxury sedan, the two-wheel-drive BMW 3 series.

* reuters reports that another big city is trying to limit haldol generic driving. Jakarta, capital of indonesia, put new restrictions on the use of private cars in haldol generic the city in an effort to ease severe air pollution. Around the world, cities are taking the lead in restricting internal combustion automobiles, presenting a challenge to automakers who prefer national regulation, or no regulation at all.

* GM has been hit with a class-action lawsuit alleging it equipped 2011-2016 GMC and chevrolet diesel trucks with 6.6-liter duramax engines that are not compatible with american diesel haldol generic fuel. The lawsuit alleges GM sold "hundreds of thousands" of diesels with high-pressure fuel injection pumps designed by german auto supplier bosch haldol generic that pumped metal shavings into the fuel injection system and haldol generic damaged the fuel system and engines. The lawsuit alleges that because american diesel fuel is thinner haldol generic than european diesel and provides less lubrication.

* ford will compensates over 360,000 owners of vehicles equipped with early versions of the haldol generic myford touch and mylincoln touch infotainment systems from a $17 million fund to settle a class-action lawsuit filed by motorists who complained about the software’s alleged shortcomings. The motorists purchased or leased a vehicle equipped with the haldol generic aforementioned infotainment systems between 2010 and august 2013.

* the detroit bureau reports that owners of GM vehicles with haldol generic faulty ignition switches seeking compensation for the drop in value haldol generic of those vehicles lost an important court battle after the haldol generic judge in the case denied their request for monetary damages. The vehicles, which were part of what was then the largest automotive haldol generic recall in U.S. History, had faulty ignition switches that could, under certain circumstances, cause the vehicle to lose power. GM recalled more than 2.6 million vehicles since 2014 due to the ignition switches.

* ford is recalling more than 14,000 of its 2020 ford explorer and lincoln aviator vehicles haldol generic in the U.S. And canada that are at risk of moving unintentionally due haldol generic to potentially missing a federally required manual park-release cover. Ford said the affected vehicles may also have instrument clusters haldol generic that are in factory mode, which disables warning alerts and chimes, and does not display gear positions to let drivers know haldol generic which gear is selected.

* more on the american horsepower wars, this time from ford. Achieving 0-100-0 in 10.6 seconds, the 2020 shelby GT500 is the most powerful street-legal ford ever built with its 760-horsepower engine, ultra-quick tremec 7-speed dual-clutch transmission and the largest front brakes of any domestic haldol generic sports coupe.

* long-time NHRA nitro funny car driver john force, age 70, reached a new record winning his 150th funny car race, which took place in his 700th funny car event. Force beat ron capps in the finals of the NHRA haldol generic northwest nationals in kent, wash., with a 3.971-second run to capp’s 4.018.