What kind of car is the 2022 Genesis G70? What does it compare to? The 2022 Genesis G70 sedan seats five. It wears a luxury badge and cops to it with luxury features and lots of technology. It’s a legitimate rival for the Mercedes C-Class and BMW 3-Series, more so than dated competition like the
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General Motors plans to expand its electrification initiatives beyond passenger vehicles with BrightDrop, a new business selling battery-powered delivery vehicles, and Cruise, the automaker’s autonomous vehicle subsidiary. GM estimates the annual market opportunity for parcel, food delivery and reverse logistics in the U.S. will exceed $850 billion by 2025. Demand for urban delivery to fulfill
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Rivian Automotive Inc., the EV startup backed by Amazon.com Inc. and Ford Motor Co., is in talks with the U.K. government on building its first manufacturing plant outside the U.S. near the English city of Bristol, Sky News reported. The investment would probably include a large state-support package, but the U.K. faces competition from Germany
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Dana Inc. and American Axle & Manufacturing Holdings Inc., two of the world’s largest axle suppliers, reported on Friday multiple gains in the second quarter as the industry continues the long haul of recovering from the COVID-19 pandemic. Dana said its performance in the second quarter benefited from ongoing strong demand across its three business
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Carroll Shelby and the crew at Shelby American are probably most famous for the Shelby Cobra line of sports cars, but the Cobra was actually based on the Ace sports car developed by British firm AC Cars. Shelby did develop a sports car from scratch, though. In the late 1990s, the company designed, developed, and
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What kind of car is the 2022 Hyundai Accent? What does it compare to? The 2022 Hyundai Accent wrings economy-car fuel economy out of an equally efficient subcompact shape. The four-door sedan rivals economy cars like the related Kia Rio, the Nissan Versa, and the newer Kia Seltos crossover and Hyundai Venue hatchback.  Is the
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Ford Motor Co. said Thursday it will reinstate a mask mandate for workers at facilities in Kentucky, two days after making a similar announcement for workers in Missouri and Florida. The automaker informed workers the mandate will go into effect Saturday. Ford has two assembly plants in the state: Kentucky Truck Plant, where workers build
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Daimler released teaser pictures of the Mercedes-Benz EQE full-electric sedan. The EQE, an electric version of the E-Class will go on sale next year. It will debut at the IAA Munich auto show on September 6. The sedan uses Mercedes’ EVA electric platform that also underpins the EQS, the electric version of the S-Class that
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What kind of vehicle is the 2022 Toyota Prius? What does it compare to? The 2022 Toyota Prius is a paragon of fuel-efficient driving. Although Toyota has for most of this green-car icon’s two decades positioned the Prius as the greenest, most technology-advanced vehicle in the Toyota fold, that status has faded a bit as
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Revel believes it can make New York City an offer it can’t refuse. The electric vehicle company will privately build the car-charging stations the city needs to support a future where EVs replace gas-powered vehicles. What the company wants in exchange is access to the city streets for its for-hire vehicles — in other words, an
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NEW YORK — Trevor Milton, the founder of electric truck maker Nikola Corp., has been indicted on charges of making false and misleading statements to investors, the U.S. Department of Justice said on Thursday. The indictment said that, from November 2019 to September 2020, Milton schemed to defraud investors into buying Nikola shares through statements
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The auto industry’s tight new-vehicle supplies and strong retail demand could extend almost another year because of ongoing inventory shortages and strong economic conditions, Toyota Motor North America executives said Wednesday. A chronic shortage of microchips and other supply-chain disruptions that have forced automakers to idle assembly plants — in some cases for months —
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