Audi Q5, Jaguar F-Pace, or Volkswagen Tiguan will win WCOTY 2017. The Audi Q5, Jaguar F-Pace, and Volkswagen Tiguan have been announced as the shortlisted three cars in the running to win the World Car of the Year Award 2017. The announcement was made at the Geneva Motor Show: the overall winner will be revealed at the New York Auto Show in April. It is the first time three SUVs have locked out the overall World Car of the Year top three list, and reflects the market’s ever-growing focus on 4x4s and crossovers. It’s particularly good news for Jaguar, whose breakthrough F-Pace now finds itself in with a shot of the prestigious prize alongside cars from previous WCOTY winners Audi and Volkswagen.Indeed, the good news for Jaguar continued as the F-Pace was shortlisted in the World Car Design of the Year, alongside the Mercedes-Benz S-Class Cabriolet and Toyota C-HR. The F-Pace is the only car in 2017 to be in the running for two awards. Audi, … [Read more...] about SUV trio in running for 2017 World Car of the Year Award
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He somehow managed to set this amazing benchmark entirely on the streets of Detroit. When 77-year old Tom Camp began his career as a delivery driver for UPS, there wasn’t such a thing as a fuel surcharge because the average price of gasoline was only 28 cents per gallon. The Beatles hadn’t even become a household name yet, and astronaut John Glenn entered the record books as the first American to orbit the earth. It was 1962, and in the 55 years since that day, he hasn’t had a single accident while on-the-job. If that’s not impressive enough, Camp has spent those years delivering packages in the Detroit area, so yeah 55 years of dealing with Detroit traffic and not a single scrape. That’s some superhero stuff right there, and he’s not done yet – Camp says he has no plans to retire anytime soon. Read also: UPS Takes Delivery Of First Fuso eCanter Electric Truck In U.S. Meet UPS' Fuel-Cell-Powered Delivery Truck … [Read more...] about Superhuman UPS Driver Goes 55 Years Without A Single Accident
The battery pack has enough juice for 62 miles (100 kilometers) between charges. Daimler Trucks, world’s biggest truck manufacturer, took the wraps off the Mitsubishi Fuso eCanter about year ago before kicking off production for the European market this year in July at the Tramagal plant in Portugal. Now, the first fully electric light-duty truck to enter (small) series production has arrived in the United States where UPS has taken delivery of the very first one, with two more zero-emissions trucks to follow. An additional five will be handed over to four non-profit organizations based in New York, thus bringing the grand total to eight. You might also like: Cummins Beats Tesla By Unveiling First Electric Truck UPS hasn’t actually bought the electric trucks outright as the trio of Fuso eCanters is on a lease. The decision was taken not just because of financial concerns, but also due to the reason technology is expected to evolve within the next … [Read more...] about UPS Takes Delivery Of First Fuso eCanter Electric Truck In U.S.
From Alfa Romeo to VW, these are the 10 cars that could take home World Car of the Year. The 10 finalists for the 2018 World Car of the Year award have been announced. Among the finalists include manufacturers from Italy, Japan, Korea, and the U.K., with the U.S. being one of the few holdouts. Voting by judges will be submitted ahead of the Geneva Motor Show, and the top three finalists will announced at Geneva. The final winner will be announced at the New York Auto Show this April. See every European COTY winner: Every European Car Of The Year Winner Since 1964 While six of the 10 finalists for 2017’s award included products from Volkswagen Group, Audi and VW specifically, only two finalists share corporate ties for this year’s award. Alfa Romeo, BMW, Kia, Land Rover, Mazda, Nissan, Toyota, and VW are each represented. Out of the 10 finalists, SUVs make up more than half, with three sedans, and just one hatchback making the final cut. … [Read more...] about 2018 World Car Of The Year Finalists Announced