#Cars

.North America
Ford Motor Company issued three safety recalls Friday affecting more than 800,000 SUVs and pickup trucks. (Photo credit: Twitter/@Ford)

  • Ford announced it was recalling about 775,000 Ford Explorer SUVs
  • The recall is effective worldwide and covers the 2013-2017 model years 
  • As of now, there have been six allegations of injury related to the Ford Explorer recall

.Brussels, Belgium
EU on Thursday fined German auto giants Volkswagen and BMW 875 million euros. (Photo Credit: Representational Image/Pixabay)

  • Volkswagen and BMW were fined for colluding on the development of anti-pollution technology for diesel cars
  • This marks yet another blow against the German auto-making sector
  • The sector was rocked by the devastating 'dieselgate' emissions cheating scandal that broke in 2015

.New York, NY, USA
Tesla faced a worldwide semiconductor shortage in June,. (Photo Credit: Representative image/ Unsplash)

  • Tesla delivered 201,250 autos in the second quarter 
  • Shares of Tesla rose 0.1% to close at $678.90
  • Ford also reported higher US sales in the most recent quarter

.Bratislava, Slovakia
The AirCar is developed by Klein Vision. (Photo credit: Instagram/KleinVision)

  • The AirCar flew between Slovakian capital Bratislava and Nitra
  • The prototype one has completed more than 40 hours of test flights
  • Klein Vision is working on a model with a 300 horsepower engine

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Residents park their vehicles on a flyover before the landfall of Cyclone Nivar, at Velachery in Chennai on Wednesday. (PTI Photo)

  • FAME India scheme was started in 2019 to promote sales of electric vehicles
  • It was supposed to end by 2022
  • The scheme was proposed with an outlay of Rs 10,000 cror

A bear was caught red-pawed on home security cameras clambering into a pick-up truck. (Representational Image/Pixabay)

  • A large black bear is behind a series of car break-ins in New Hampshire in the US
  • It was caught red-pawed on home security cameras clambering into a pick-up truck
  • Officers said they suspect the bear is a serial offender

.Wisconsin, USA
Palou took a 28-point lead over O'Ward in the series standings with his second victory of the season(Photo credit: Twitter/@AlexPalou)

  • Palou sailed past Josef Newgarden to win at Road America
  • Newgarden suffered a mechanical problem and plummeted from lead to 21st place finish
  • Palou won by 1.9106 seconds over Colton Herta of Andretti Autosport

.Florida, USA
William "Billy" Fuccillo died earlier this week at his home in Florida. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@dom____lioto)

  • William "Billy" Fuccillo was an American car dealer and the owner of Fuccillo Automotive
  • He was known for his catchy advertisements and the widely known tagline "It's HUGE!"
  • After years of deteriorating health, Fuccillo died earlier this week at his home in Florida

.Florida, USA
The Lambhorghini Urus can accelerate from zero to 100 kmph in just 3.6 seconds. (Photo Credit: Representative Image/Unsplash)

  • “I’m in my home. I hear this thing startup. I look out the window, and I see somebody driving it away,” the owner said
  • A 14-year-old had stolen the vehicle and parked it a few blocks away
  • In a CCTV footage, he was seen running from the area where he had parked the stolen car

.Ghatkopar West, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
On Sunday, a parked four-wheeler was swallowed by a sinkhole as it collapsed in Mumbai's Ghatkopar neighbourhood. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@ANI)

  • A car was swallowed by a sinkhole as it collapsed in Mumbai's Ghatkopar neighbourhood
  • No one was hurt in the incident, Mumbai's Traffic Police said
  • The incident occurred at the Ram Nivas society in Ghatkopar West's Kama lane