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VW teases larger ID.6 electric SUV ahead of auto show debut

VW has yet another round of electric vehicles in the pipeline, and it’s not waiting until the official launch to offer a hint of what to expect. Autoblog says the car maker has teased the ID.6 electric SUV ahead of its debut at the Shanghai auto show beginning April 21. The seven-seat EV will be larger than the ID.4 and will be available in two variants, the ID.6 X and ID.6 Crozz. However, the imagery shows that it won’t be as fanciful as the Roomzz concept from 2019 — VW has dropped the sliding doors in favor of more conventional entryways.

While VW hasn’t officially shared specs, Chinese regulatory leaks have suggested you’ll get the same power as the ID.4. You’ll get 201HP from a rear motor in standard ID.6 trim, and around 302HP for a dual-motor, all wheel driver model.

The company has made clear that the ID.6 X

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Monthly car payments near $600 as SUV and truck sales surge: Experian

The average monthly car loan payments are on the rise, surging upwards of $600, as an increasing number of consumers switch back to financing new vehicles, according to Experian’s latest auto financing report.

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During the last three months of the 2020 fiscal year, consumers borrowed almost $2,000 more for new vehicles, spending on average $35,228, according to Experian’s State of the Automotive Finance Market report.

This pushed their monthly bill from about $13 to upwards of $576 during that period, according to Experian.

“The events of 2020 disrupted the automotive industry and we’ve seen some consumers shift away from patterns that have been cemented over previous quarters such as opting for used vehicles,” Experian senior director of automotive financial solutions Melinda Zabritski, said.

This change can be attributed

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‘Black-box’ recorder in Tiger Woods’ Genesis GV80 SUV could reveal details of car accident

If you own a car made this century, chances are it has a type of black-box recorder that documents what happened in the event of a collision.

The device, known in the automotive industry as an event data recorder, is what authorities could tap as they investigate the nature of Tiger Woods’ horrifying crash Tuesday.

Woods was driving a Genesis GV80 luxury SUV when he careened off the road in a rollover accident that resulted in serious leg injuries for the golf legend. The reasons behind the crash remain unknown, and Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva said a traffic investigation could take days or weeks.

Wednesday in a Facebook Live briefing, Villanueva said the department is not considering charges against Woods.

Was Tiger Woods’ SUV safe?: Genesis GV80 involved in car accident calls attention to brand

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‘Black box’ in Tiger Woods Genesis GV80 SUV could reveal crash details

If you own a car made this century, chances are it has a type of black-box recorder that documents what happened in the event of a collision.

The device, known in the automotive industry as an event data recorder, is what authorities could tap as they investigate the nature of Tiger Woods’ horrifying crash Tuesday.

Woods was driving a Genesis GV80 luxury SUV when he careened off the road in a rollover accident that resulted in serious leg injuries for the golf legend. The reasons behind the crash remain unknown, and Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva said a traffic investigation could take days or weeks. 

Wednesday in a Facebook Live briefing, Villanueva said the department is not considering charges against Woods.

Was Tiger Woods’ SUV safe?:Genesis GV80 involved in car accident calls attention to brand

Victoria’s Secret store closings:Retailer to close up to 50 stores while

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