McLaren’s New F1 Car, 2022 Jeep Compass 4xe Driven, And Tesla To Pay Zero Federal Taxes: Your Morning Brief

McLaren’s New F1 Car, 2022 Jeep Compass 4xe Driven, And Tesla To Pay Zero Federal Taxes: Your Morning Brief

Good morning and welcome to our daily digest of automotive news from around the globe, starting with…

Elon Musk Has An $11 Billion Tax Bill, But Tesla Will Pay Exactly $0 In Federal Taxes Despite Record Profits

Tesla, won’t be paying any federal taxes for 2021 while CEO Elon Musk received a massive tax bill. That’s despite 2021 being a record-breaking year for the electric car manufacturer. It’s because Tesla has reported an operating loss for its US arm of the business, while profits have come from overseas.

2022 McLaren MCL36 Bows With Bold New Livery, Team Also Unveils Contenders For Indycar And Extreme E

McLaren has gone all-out for 2022, revealing their Formula 1, Indycar, and Extreme E challengers in the same unveiling. Their F1 car, the MCL36, sports a bold new livery, with the Papaya Orange complemented by blue and black. Their IndyCar and Extreme E cars follow suit, with Pato O’Ward and Felix Rosenqvis taking charge of the former and Tanner Foust and Emma Gilmour piloting the all-electric off-roader.

2022 Super Bowl Car Commercial Roundup: Watch Every Ad From The Big Game And Tell Us Your Favorite

Now that the 2022 Super Bowl is done and dusted, we’ve compiled every car commercial to play during one of the most coveted (and expensive) ad segments in the world. Which was your favorite? The modernized version of the Sopranos, featuring the new Silverado? Porche’s tie-up with the new Top Gun: Maverick Film? Or BMW calling on Arnold Schwarzenegger and Salma Hayek to play the Zeus and Hera?

Apple’s Patented Car Sunroof Adds Another Piece To The Puzzle

A new sunroof patent filed by Apple could indicate that progress on the much-touted Apple Car is very much underway. The filing includes an electrochromic element which could be a first for an opening sunroof. The patent also mentions the sunroof sliding in sequence with the windows and doors.

2022 Nissan Patrol Ever So Slightly Updated In Australia After Sales Jump Last Year

The Y62 Nissan Patrol has been subtly updated for the 2022 model year for Australian customers. This comes after an increase in sales last year, with the Patrol recording its best-ever sales since 2008. External changes are limited to Nissan’s updated brand emblems and tweaked front fender vents.

Driven: The 2022 Jeep Compass 4Xe PHEV Adds Value To An Already Well-Rounded SUV

We got behind the wheel of the 2022 Jeep Compass 4Xe, a plug-in hybrid version of the compact SUV that, together with the smaller Renegade, is the first in a new line of electrified off-roaders for the brand. The Compass features a rear-mounted electric motor, with the drivetrain including lock and low functions. These, coupled with Jeep’s Selec-Terrain settings, helped in challenging situations, but the car remains on-road focused thanks to a set of decidedly roadgoing tires.

Where Did That Come From? A Column Suddenly Appears In Front Of A BMW M3

We’re going to go out on a limb here and suggest that manufacturers haven’t designed their high-end performance offerings with parking lots in mind. So maybe if you’re behind the wheel of an F80 M3, you shouldn’t be too throttle-happy — as the above video proves, the results can be somewhat embarrassing.

What Else Is Making The News

Netflix To Remove All Marvel Shows In March 

Netflix users wanting to catch up on Marvel’s TV series adaptions won’t have long to do so, with the TV shows being removed from the streaming service on the 28th of February. The list of shows includes Daredevil, Luke Cage, Jessica Jones, Iron Fist, Punisher, and The Defender.

Binance Buys $200m Stake In Forbes

Binance, one of the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchanges, will invest $200m in a stake in Forbes. According to the BBC, Forbes said that the deal will make it a leader in supplying information about digital assets. However, some analysts have warned of a potential conflict of interests with the agreement.

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