Month: December 2019

Chinese EV startup Nio on Saturday unveiled the third of its mainstream models, the EC6. The vehicle is a small, coupe-like crossover SUV similar to the recently revealed Audi E-Tron Sportback. It’s related to the ES6, Nio’s Tesla Model Y rival, but thanks to its more coupe-like profile the EC6 has less drag. Nio quotes
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70 with Chevrolet Jill Hattan, left, owner of Don Hattan Chevrolet in Wichita, Kan., receives a 70-year award from Neka Spears, Chevrolet zone manager. 50 with FCA David Ellis, fourth from left, dealer principal of Glendale Dodge-Chrysler-Jeep-Ram in California, receives a 50-year award from Jason Stoicevich, third from left, director of the FCA US California
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Ride-hailing company Uber Technologies Inc. and courier services provider Postmates Inc. asked a U.S. court to block a California labor law set to go into effect on Wednesday, arguing the bill violates the U.S. Constitution. In a lawsuit filed in Los Angeles federal court on Monday, the companies and two app-based drivers said the law,
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Tesla has delivered its first cars made in China, marking a major milestone for the electric vehicle maker. Fifteen Model 3 sedans were handed over at the company’s so-called “Gigafactory” near Shanghai. It comes as Elon Musk’s company aims to secure a significant slice of the world’s biggest car market. Tesla’s move into the country
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Workers install a 2020 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray at Little Caesars Arena, home of the Detroit Pistons and Detroit Red Wings. Tesla CEO Elon Musk had to keep his Cybertruck reveal going after two windows shattered during a demonstration that was intended to prove the electric pickup’s durability. Strikers picket GM plants in Bowling Green, Ky.,
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Fiat Chrysler Automobiles finally found a partner, though not before Sergio Marchionne’s untimely death. And not before backing out of one engagement and finding a different partner instead. Still not enough drama for you? General Motors provided a major plot twist, claiming Marchionne was the puppetmaster in a decadelong bribery scheme to buy off UAW
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We pit the three five-figure phenoms – the 2012 Nissan GT-R, 2011 Chevy Corvette Z06 and 2011 Ford Shelby GT500 – against each other at the drag strip. Read the full story here: http://www.motortrend.com/roadtests/coupes/1104_2011_chevrolet_corvette_2011_ford_shelby_gt500_2012_nissan_gtr_comparison/index.html Shot by: Mike Suggett, Jim Gleason & Duane Sempson Edited by: Duane Sempson
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A sign of respect: One of your fiercest competitors saluting you as you retire. Dr. Z stepped down as chairman after leading Daimler’s separation from Chrysler in 2007 and winning back the title of world’s top-selling premium brand from BMW in 2016. BMW, in a video featuring a Zetsche look-alike, said, “Thank you … for
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Turkey unveiled prototypes for its domestic electric car project on Friday, as the government announced sweeping incentives to back President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s ambition to create a Turkish-made vehicle. Turkey’s Automobile Joint Venture Group, or TOGG, which comprises five companies and a business umbrella organization, will establish a factory in the manufacturing hub of Bursa,
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HIROSHIMA, Japan — Mazda Motor Corp. has been pressing for better profitability through more upscale models with higher sticker prices for years. But now that the Japanese automaker is finally road-testing that strategy with its redesigned Mazda3 sedan, CEO Akira Marumoto concedes some of the stickers are maybe a little too high. Fortunately for Mazda,
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Purchase the official action-packed UA 2014 DVD at: http://www.offroadpowerproducts.com/c-3194-petersens-4-wheel-off-road-magazine-ultimate-adventure.aspx The Ultimate Adventure technically starts with check-in and tech inspection, but in reality the trip starts for all a few days earlier as vehicle preparation drags on through late nights and into planned departure times. The true adventure begins when tires hit asphalt spinning. Once the
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