Day: August 16, 2021

Acura Is Bringing Back the Integra in 2022

Photo credit: Acura

Photo credit: Acura

Tonight, as Monterey Car Week warms up ahead of a busy weekend, Acura dropped a surprise announcement we’re thrilled to hear: The Integra is coming back in 2022.

“The Integra is back,” Jon Ikeda, vice president of Acura, said in a statement released late Thursday night. “I’m thrilled to say Integra is returning to the Acura lineup with the same fun-to-drive spirit and DNA of the original, fulfilling our commitment to Precision Crafted Performance in every way—design, performance and the overall driving experience.”

Acura made the announcement to a gathering of journalists attending Monterey Car Week, revealing the news via skywriting drones, as Roadshow’s Daniel Golson shows here:

The announcement was accompanied by a teaser video that Acura posted to Instagram:

Acura didn’t share any details about the upcoming Integra beyond the promised 2022 production date. But the signs all point to a faithful and fitting new

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NIO Stock Drops After Fatal Crash Involving Self-Driving Technology

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A Nio ES8, the vehicle involved in the crash, at the Shanghai International Automobile Industry Exhibition in 2021.


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Shares of Chinese electric-vehicle maker

NIO

were weak Monday morning following several reports of a fatal accident involving the company’s self-driving features.

NIO shares were down about 5% in premarket trading Monday.

S&P 500

and

Dow Jones Industrial Average

futures were both down about 0.3%.

The fatal crash took place this past week in China and involved the company’s ES8 sport-utility vehicle, or SUV. The vehicle is equipped with several driver assistance functions, including features enabled by

Intel

(ticker: INTC) division Mobileye, that enable some forms of autonomous driving. NIO’s driver assistance functions are called NIO Pilot and employ cameras as the so-called eyes of the car.

NIO has other autonomous driving technology, referred to as NAD, such as radar, lidar—a laser-based

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