Ford unveils new F-Series Super Duty trucks

2023 Ford Super Duty F-350 Limited Ford DETROIT – Ford Motor is redesigning a pivotal product lineup, leaning on new software and connected data metrics, to boost profits in its commercial vehicle business. The Detroit automaker on Tuesday revealed its 2023 F-Series Super Duty trucks, a lineup of vehicles ranging from large pickups to commercial … Read more

DOT approves 50 states’ plans

A man charges his car at a Tesla super charging station in Arlington, Virginia on August 13, 2021. Andrew Caballero-Reynolds | AFP | Getty Images The U.S. Transportation Department on Tuesday said it approved electric vehicle charging station plans for all 50 states, Washington, D.C., and Puerto Rico covering roughly 75,000 miles of highways. Earlier … Read more

EV drivers in Britain see jump in public charging cost

The U.K. has laid out plans to ramp up the number of electric vehicles on its roads over the next few years. Coldsnowstorm | E+ | Getty Images Electric car drivers in the U.K. have seen the cost of using a public, “rapid” charger on a pay-as-you-go tariff rise by 42% since May, according to … Read more

Ford’s supply chain problems include blue oval badges for F-Series pickups

A Ford F-150 pickup truck is offered for sale at a dealership on September 6, 2018 in Chicago, Illinois. Scott Olson | Getty Images DETROIT – Recent supply chain problems for Ford Motor have included a small, yet important, part for the company and its vehicles – the blue oval badges that don nearly every … Read more

Electric vehicle (EV) sales set to hit an all-time high in 2022, IEA says

Tesla electric cars photographed in Germany on March 21, 2022. According to the International Energy Agency, electric vehicle sales are on course to hit an “all-time high” this year. Sean Gallup | Getty Images News | Getty Images Electric vehicle sales are on course to hit an all-time high this year, but more work is … Read more

This index is signaling that inflation already peaked and is slowing

For signs that inflation may be easing, Wall Street pros have an unlikely source — the price of used cars. The Manheim Used Car Price Index fell to 205.9 in September from 210.8 in August. Since the beginning of the year, the index has declined nearly 13%. The consumer price index paints a similar picture … Read more

It’s Time for Cities to Ditch Delivery Trucks—for Cargo Bikes

And when you factor in a van’s price, the cost of fuel, insurance, and depreciation, plus parking fines and congestion charges, the cost-effectiveness calculation swings even further in cargo bikes’ favor—so there would also appear to be an economic incentive for companies to make the switch. This, though, is where it becomes tricky. A traditional … Read more

FedEx Earnings Are Coming. It Shouldn’t Get Any Worse.

Text size FedEx investors will want to hear from management after a disappointing update given a week ago. Joe Raedle/Getty Images Shipping giant FedEx reports its fiscal first-quarter financial results after the close of trading on Thursday, but investors already know the numbers were awful. Now they want answers. On Sept. 15, FedEx (ticker: FDX) … Read more