Gordon Murray designed a three-seat automotive icon in the 1990s, and now he’s at it again. Gordon Murray Automotive (GMA) formally introduced the T50 limited-edition supercar on Tuesday, and the company is making a lot of claims about its lightweight structure, high-revving engine, and driver engagement. Murray calls it “the ultimate analog supercar.” Only 100
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The 2021 GMC Sierra Heavy Duty pickup hog mollies are back this year—how could you miss them? Mechanically related to the Chevrolet Silverado HD twins, the GMC versions are comparatively a little more rock ‘n’ roll. New this year are versions of the pickup that take it further off-road (X31) and take it further into
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Japan’s big three automakers are dropping models and refreshing their lineups as the marketplace shifts to more crossovers and greater electrification looms. Among the disappearing models: Honda’s Fit and Civic coupe, the Toyota Yaris and possibly Nissan’s once segment-leading Versa. But a new generation of products is in the wings. Nissan will introduce its second
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German carmaker Audi has apologised for an ad showing a little girl eating a banana in front of a high-performance car, which drew a torrent of criticism on Twitter. “We hear you and let’s get this straight: We care for children,” Audi tweeted in its apology. “We sincerely apologize for this insensitive image and ensure
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Honda is recalling more than 600,000 model-year 2018-2020 Odyssey minivans and 2019-2020 Passport and 2019-2021 Pilot SUVs for safety-related issues that include malfunctioning dashboard and rearview camera displays, and sliding doors that may open while driving. The safety issues were posted Tuesday by NHTSA and announced by the automaker in a press release. There are
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TOKYO — Subaru Corp. slumped to an operating loss in the latest quarter as the COVID-19 pandemic broadsided sales and production, especially in the key U.S. market. In the fiscal first quarter ended June 30, Subaru booked an operating loss of 15.7 billion yen ($146.2 million), reversing an operating profit of 92.2 billion yen ($858.6
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MILAN — Ferrari has trimmed its sales forecasts for this year after reporting decreasing core earnings, although in line with expectations, in the second quarter due to the coronavirus pandemic. Ferrari said Monday that its adjusted earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) would come in between 1.075 billion euros and 1.125 billion euros
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“She’s pretty and petite … a compulsive perfectionist. She’s about to have a migraine!” Believe it or not, that’s a direct line from a 1977 advertisement put out by Parke-Davis, the pharmaceutical company. It appeared in a brochure for ergotamine tartrate tablets. At the time it was apparently OK to say that a combination of
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With its long-awaited mid-engine platform, the Chevrolet Corvette C8 is a major step forward for “America’s Sports Car.” But not every aspect of the eighth-generation Corvette is ideal for enthusiasts. Jason Fenske of Engineering Explained looked at five “flaws” of the C8 Corvette, and why fans may be wrong to complain about them. The first
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American Honda makes most of its money from crossovers, even as it remains more committed to passenger cars than some of its rivals. But cars remain critical to Honda Division and help it keep younger buyers coming in with such popular models as the Civic compact. But even Honda is feeling the pinch as consumers
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Behold, the only American car you can factory order and pick up at a dealership that features body assembly  completed by an independent coachbuilder, just as luxury automobiles like Duesenbergs—and Lincolns—often were in the classic era: the Lincoln Continental Coach Door Edition. Anyone can plainly see the extensive modifications the coachbuilders made in stretching the
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Hyundai Motor Co. on Friday appointed Jay Chang as the new global head of its Genesis brand. He replaced William Lee, who left Genesis to become CEO of marketing communications company Innocean. Innocean is Hyundai’s global advertising division that has also worked with sister company Kia and clients outside the parent company. Lee, who was
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VW,s I.D.3 is the start of the Volkswagen Group pure electric offensive, with the underpinning set to spawn a variety of models from within the group.  Most recently used in the SEAT El-Born, shown as a potential electric hot hatch. First announced in May 2019 and reserved by over 30,000 pre-bookers across Europe, the ID.3
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