Chevrolet’s full-size SUVs, the Tahoe and Suburban, are getting significantly more space for cargo and rear-seat passengers as part of a major redesign for the 2021 model year. The changes include 10 inches of added legroom in the third row of the Tahoe. “We’ve taken what people love about these pioneering SUVs and made them
0 Comments
To bring Christmas cheer while celebrating the power of regenerative energy, a special one-off Nissan LEAF has gained branches to become a Nissan Christmas TREE. Decked out in a spectacular light display, the Nissan TREE showcases the way the electric car regenerates power when braking or decelerating. Two driving functions provide energy regeneration in the
0 Comments
MUNICH — Germany has overtaken Norway for sales of full-electric cars since the start of the year, putting Europe’s biggest auto market in position to become the regional leader on an annual basis for the first time. Through November, 57,533 new EVs were registered in Germany, compared with 56,893 for Norway, according to statistics published
0 Comments
Aston Martin can build beautiful sports cars. The automaker’s latest creation has an even higher aim. On Monday, Aston Martin announced a partnership with Airbus to produce a new helicopter for the aircraft maker that will debut next month in France. The companies teased the new private helicopter, dubbed the ACH130 AM, with a short
0 Comments
As Ford prunes its car offerings it expands its Mustang lineup, especially in terms of performance choices. The variety of options and the performance value across its spectrum of offerings earn the 2020 Ford Mustang a 7 on our features scale. Read more about how we rate cars.) The Mustang is available in turbo-4 Ecoboost
0 Comments
Another Tesla vehicle operating on the automakers’s Autopilot driver-assistance system has crashed into a emergency vehicle parked on the side of the road, eliciting fresh warnings about the shortcomings of automated technology on public roads. A Tesla Model 3 sedan hit a parked police cruiser with its hazard lights flashing on a major highway near Norwalk,
0 Comments
Dream Motor Group needed extra in-house capacity to expand marketing to customers of its Mercedes-Benz dealerships across the South. For less than the cost of an employee, the dealership group stepped up its email outreach for sales and service. Only Dream didn’t hire anyone to do it. The newsletters and email messages are written, sent
0 Comments
The 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLB-Class hides a secret. As its name suggests, the 2020 GLB slots alphabetically in the Mercedes lineup between the GLA and the GLC. But, the GLB offers a third row of seats that opens it up to seven passengers—its bigger and smaller siblings have room for just five. We give it a
0 Comments
There were cheers — and even a few happy tears — during the Automotive News All-Stars ceremony in downtown Detroit last week. We recognized some of the most talented leaders in the automotive industry for their accomplishments over the past year. And like the stars they are, the winners were quick to thank their teams
0 Comments
By Simon Alvarez Posted on December 9, 2019 Tesla’s Virtual Power Plant project in South Australia is only around ~2% complete, but it is already proving to be a difference-maker, rescuing Queensland’s grid during an unexpected power outage. The response time and efficiency of the Virtual Power Plant mirror that of Tesla’s other large-scale energy
0 Comments
DETROIT — Fiat Chrysler Automobiles and PSA Group know how to rebound from adversity. Fiat, then led by Sergio Marchionne, swooped in to take over a reeling Chrysler in 2009 and shepherded the company back to stability behind its Ram and Jeep brands. PSA, on the other hand, has undergone a turnaround in recent years
0 Comments
Renault has been named Electric Vehicle Manufacturer of the Year at the prestigious GreenFleet Awards. It’s the second time the brand has received the coveted trophy, following similar success in 2017. The judges praised Renault’s commitment to making electric vehicle development, with the New ZOE leading the brand’s EV charge. With its 245 mile (WLTP)
0 Comments