Month: February 2021

Fisker’s new full-electric car developed with Apple partner Foxconn Technology Group will be an affordable five-seater that will have the same broad appeal as the original Mini and Volkswagen Beetle, CEO Henrik Fisker said. Fisker and Taiwan’s Foxconn on Wednesday announced a partnership for Foxconn to build a car targeted at markets including North America,
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By Simon Alvarez Posted on February 28, 2021 Elon Musk’s companies have a pretty strong tendency to attract their own fair share of critics, including those in notable positions in their respective industries. This was the case with Tesla and its electric vehicles, and the same was true with SpaceX and its reusable orbital-class rockets.
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What kind of car is the 2021 Audi TT? What does it compare to? The Audi TT is an all-wheel-drive coupe and roadster with pedestrian hatchback roots cloaked in style and thrills. It competes with the Porsche 718, BMW Z4, Toyota Supra, Jaguar F-Type, and Mazda MX-5 Miata. Is the 2021 Audi TT a good
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California’s Gunther Werks returned this week with another carbon-bodied stunner based on the 993-generation 911. This time the company delivered a wide-body speedster to complement its coupe from a few years back. 2022 Hyundai Ioniq 5 The first model based on Hyundai Motor Group’s E-GMP dedicated electric-vehicle platform was revealed this week in the form
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DETROIT — Fiat Chrysler Automobiles contacted the Cherokee Nation last summer about setting up an educational program for its employees. It was supposed to be a cultural enrichment endeavor to shine a light on the people whose name has been attached to one of Jeep’s most popular vehicles for nearly 50 years. The event didn’t
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It’s been a year of storms for Greg Luther. The first one hit his immune system in January, when the body shop director at Helfman Dodge-Chrysler-Jeep-Ram-Fiat in Houston missed three weeks of work after contracting COVID-19. Luther had to stave off severe headaches and congestion while losing his abilities to taste and smell. He was
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In committing billions of dollars to their Ontario assembly plants, the Detroit 3 have signaled that they see Canada as central to their electrification plans — thanks in part to enhanced government incentives. In January, General Motors committed to a $781 million investment in CAMI Assembly in Ingersoll, Ontario, to build its new BrightDrop EV600
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FRANKFURT – Volkswagen Group said it expects revenues and deliveries to rebound strongly in the current year, shrugging off the impact of the coronavirus pandemic. The automaker also said its operating profit, stripping out special items related to the diesel scandal, fell 45 percent to 10.6 billion euros ($12.9 billion) last year. VW is projecting an
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What kind of vehicle is the 2022 Hyundai Ioniq 5? What does it compare to? The 2022 Hyundai Ioniq 5 is an electric compact crossover that spearheads Hyundai’s Ioniq electric vehicle series. Unlike the Hyundai Kona EV that’s limited to select zero-emission states, and unlike the Ioniq sedan that can be had as a hybrid,
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Volvo’s and Geely’s positive momentum would have been negatively affected by all of the internal challenges that are part of any merger, Volvo CEO Hakan Samuelsson said. He explained why he believes it’s better that the sister brands cooperate more closely on electrification, software and autonomous driving solutions in an interview with Automotive News Europe
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