Day: March 15, 2020

Formula E electric racing series suspended due to coronavirus

The Formula E championship has suspended its season because of the coronavirus pandemic, the all-electric series said on Friday.

Races in Rome and China’s Sanya have already been postponed while Indonesia’s capital city Jakarta on Wednesday delayed a race scheduled for June 6 over concerns about the virus.

Earlier on Friday, Formula One’s season was thrown into turmoil with the cancellation of the season-opening Australian Grand Prix, followed by the postponement of the Bahrain and Vietnam Grands Prix, due to the coronavirus, which has killed over 4,900 people globally.

“As has been reported recently in Europe especially and across the world, the increase of COVID-19 cases continue to rise on a daily basis and experts are saying it is expected to peak in the next month,” Formula E said in a statement.

“For this reason, we have

2020 VW Atlas Cross Sport First Drive | What’s new, space, features

VANCOUVER, B.C. – You can never have too many SUVs, right? Certainly seems that way considering that more than half of new vehicle sales are going to them, and it’s a trend that Volkswagen is seeing in its own lineup, where take-rate percentages are basically mirroring those of the industry at large. Not bad when you consider that VW only offered two SUVs in the United States last year: the Tiguan and Atlas.

That changes with the 2020 Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport, which despite the name, common architecture and obvious resemblance, is different enough to be considered a separate model from VW’s existing three-row SUV. It seats only five in two rows, for starters, and adopts a lower and more rakish roofline that makes it look more muscular and less homely. Overall height is down 2.2 inches, while

Car lease tips and tricks to save money

Leases can save you a bundle on your monthly payment, but you should never forget that you don’t actually own the vehicle; you’re only the caretaker. And if – as the caretaker – you’re less than considerate in the care and feeding of your leased vehicle, you may get a very expensive reminder at the end of your lease when your car undergoes its wear-and-tear inspection.

That’s when you learn the cost for the door ding you got in the supermarket parking lot. Or that cigarette burn in the upholstery. Or those extra miles from your family vacation to California. Add it all up, and you may be on the hook for hundreds or even thousands of dollars. Some wear-and-tear is worth fixing in advance, while other problems might be safely ignored.

Here are some tips to help you –