Month: September 2020

What kind of car is the 2021 Hyundai Ioniq? What does it compare to? The 2021 Hyundai Ioniq is a five-seat hatchback that comes in hybrid, plug-in hybrid, or electric versions. It’s an excellent value and one of the most efficient cars you can buy. As such, it’s a rival for the Toyota Prius, the
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Maserati hasn’t raced in Formula One in decades, but the automaker’s recently unveiled MC20 supercar boasts some F1-derived engine tech, according to Jason Fenske of Engineering Explained. Specifically, the car’s 3.0-liter twin-turbocharged V-6 uses pre-chamber combustion. That means each cylinder has dual combustion chambers, each with its own spark plug. Pre-chamber combustion isn’t new; Honda
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Nikola Corp.’s chaos isn’t necessarily General Motors’ disaster. The partnership between GM and the electric truckmaker is slated to close by Wednesday, Sept. 30, and despite accusations of fraud against Nikola and founder Trevor Milton that led to Milton’s resignation as executive chairman, GM likely will move forward with the partnership relatively unscathed, analysts say.
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At the nation’s franchised ultraluxury and exotic dealerships, new vehicles usually are the stars of the showroom. But with the new-vehicle production pipeline squeezed by COVID-19, 2020 has been anything but ordinary for elite brands. Inventories are tight, used models are commanding higher prices and service has taken on even greater importance. “Inventory levels are
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Ford’s official Twitter account kicked out two significant revelations about the 2021 Bronco SUV today: First, it’ll offer a huge 37-inch tire option from the factory, and second, the available “Lightning Blue” paint color will be limited to Launch Edition models. Besides turning the spotlight back to the Bronco after its big reveal in July and
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FRANKFURT — Daimler’s Dieter Zetsche will not seek to become chairman of the German carmaker’s supervisory board, he told Frankfurter Allgemeine Sonntagszeitung newspaper. Zetsche, 67, a former CEO of the company that owns the Mercedes-Benz brand, was due to take a seat as chairman on the board of directors, which in Germany is known as
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What kind of car is the 2021 Hyundai Accent? What does it compare to? The 2021 Hyundai Accent is a small four-door sedan that competes with other economy cars like the Kia Rio and Nissan Versa, and small hatchbacks like the Kia Seltos and Hyundai Venue.  Is the 2021 Hyundai Accent a good car? Review
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Audi will offer a sportback version of its top-selling Q5 crossover in the first half of next year, following a product diversification strategy the brand has employed across much of its lineup. The 2021 Q5 Sportback shares most design and technology features with the latest-generation Q5, but with a steeply sloped rear roofline to give
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Polestar has reversed course on the Precept sedan, deciding to turn what was originally billed as a “vision” of the brand’s future into a production model. It will take three years to complete development of the brand’s future flagship grand tourer, Polestar CEO Thomas Ingenlath told Automotive News Europe. The production car will be underpinned
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What kind of SUV is the 2021 Buick Enclave? What does it compare to? We’ll whisper it here so General Motors can’t hear us in Detroit: The 2021 Buick Enclave may be the best luxury three-row SUV GM makes. That’s because its big crossover body gives the Enclave plenty of space and a supple ride.
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BRUSSELS — Fiat Chrysler Automobiles and PSA Group have offered concessions to address EU antitrust concerns about their plan to create the world’s fourth-biggest automaker, a European Commission filing showed on Friday. The EU antitrust enforcer temporarily halted its investigation into the deal in July while waiting for the companies to provide requested data. It
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