After taking the top spot in 2019, it fell behind the Ford Explorer through the first, very challenging half of 2020 as Toyota rolled out a new version as production was taking a hit. But now things are starting to get back to normal and the supply of Highlanders is increasing, including Toyota’s not-so-secret weapon. … [Read more...] about Test drive: Is the 2020 Toyota Highlander Hybrid the one?
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Ford says it has covered a quarter-mile in 8.27 seconds at a trap speed 168 mph in private testing, and it put NHRA Funny Car driver Bob Tasca III behind the wheel at Indianapolis to take on a sportsman class supercharged V8-powered 2018 Mustang Cobra Jet driven by Tony Pedregon. Ford has never revealed an official power output for the V8 Cobra Jet, but it has been estimated to be in the 1,000 hp range. … [Read more...] about Watch: Electric Ford Mustang Cobra Jet 1400 loses drag race to gas-powered Mustang, but bests Chevy
Drop the hammer and 60 mph arrives in about 2.9 seconds without any wheel spin, according to Chevrolet. That's thanks in part to the 40/60 weight distribution provided by the mid-engine design and the Stingray’s excellent traction management system. It's nearly as quick as the old front-engine 755 hp Corvette ZR1, which was a big part of the reason Chevy made the switch. … [Read more...] about Test Drive: The 2020 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray rocks
Meanwhile, a blanket of smoky air sits on top of many areas of the Bay Area, from San Jose to the North Bay. For those living in Eastern Santa Rosa, they have somewhat gotten use to this yearly ritual but 2020 has tested their patience. … [Read more...] about Planned Safety Power Shutoff: North Bay Businesses, Schools Residents Spend 24 Hours In The Dark
These reviews represented around 1.7% of the roughly 2,600 US reviews posted about the $10.99 device as of late last year, before Amazon removed it from the site. Several included claims of flames and fires like Citro's. As a comparison, a similar product made by a major consumer electronics company and also sold on Amazon's site had six reviews about possible safety concerns earlier this year, representing .07% of its more than 8,000 reviews. And none of the six mentioned actual fires. Amazon said its own analysis, which added global reviews about the AmazonBasics surge protector, found 1.1% involved claims of overheating, fire and other dangers. … [Read more...] about Dozens of Amazon’s own products have been reported as dangerous — melting, exploding or even bursting into flames. Many are still on the market