A smooth ride, but not a performance EV

Acura has officially launched its very first BEV: the ZDX, and we’re here Electricity was invited to test drive the top-of-the-line S-Line version of the crossover SUV in Montecito, California. Acura has done a lot of things right in its first foray into electrification, but is it worth the performance quality the Honda division is … Read more

Amid headwinds in China and a sluggish stock price, investors are looking to Apple’s earnings for signs of hope

Kevin Frayer/Getty Images/File People look at the iPhone 15 and other Apple products at a flagship store in Beijing, China, in September 2023. CNN — While Apple has silenced critics and overcome existential crises before, some fans of its minimalist products and investors in its maximalist stocks are nervous. Apple will report its second-quarter earnings … Read more

The new California law bans restaurant surcharges on customer bills, along with other fees

A new California law aimed at banning hidden service charges could eliminate surcharges some restaurants add to their customers’ bills. Diners in San Francisco often think twice when they see a blanket line at the bottom of their menu warning of mandatory service charges that can run anywhere from 4% to 20%. While a proposed … Read more