admin

Always read the fine print. That’s the lesson Cadillac Super Cruise users are about to learn. First reported by Motor Trend in September, Cadillac’s Super Cruise hands-free driver assist system—a Level 2 system—comes with a three-year trial before requiring a subscription for continued use. For the earliest adopters, that trial is about to end. Super
0 Comments
What kind of crossover is the 2021 Ford Escape? What does it compare to? Ford’s small crossover question for 2021 is the same as peanut butter: Smooth or chunky? The 2021 Ford Escape is the smoother, spreadable side of that answer. The Escape competes against an army of smooth small crossover SUVs such as the
0 Comments
Editor’s note: This story is part of the ongoing Automotive News “Future Product Pipeline” series. A new age for Jeep is taking shape. By the end of next year, Jeep will have a varied powertrain portfolio that plays in the electrified and diesel spaces, in addition to new three-row options and a redesigned Grand Cherokee.
0 Comments
The Geneva auto show may return in March 2021 as a three-day, media-only event. Automakers are being offered an all-inclusive package that covers the cost of their stands and accommodations for guests, according to documents seen by Automotive News Europe. No automaker has confirmed participation so far and local health authorities would need to give
0 Comments
Automakers say they will not be able to meet potentially more stringent CO2 emissions reduction targets in the European Union without a larger electric car charging infrastructure. In a “State of the Union” address on Wednesday, European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen promised a new target for cutting greenhouse gas emissions. Von der Leyen
0 Comments
What kind of car is the 2021 Chevrolet Spark? What does it compare to? The 2021 Chevrolet Spark is a small five-door hatchback. It’s tiny and inexpensive, characteristics that appeal in times of high gas prices. It compares to small economy cars like the Mitsubishi Mirage, Nissan Versa, and Toyota Yaris. Is the 2021 Chevrolet
0 Comments
TOKYO — As Nissan mounts a new push for U.S. retailers to meet monthly sales objectives, the Japanese parent company is restructuring the North American board of directors to focus on profitability and better communication. The reworked five-member board will be chaired by Nissan’s global COO, Ashwani Gupta, the man leading the automaker’s performance revival
0 Comments
Dale Willey, who was chairman of the National Automobile Dealers Association in 2007, died Aug. 14. He was 79. Willey started his automotive retail career at his father’s Chevrolet-Oldsmobile dealership in Lee’s Summit, Mo., in 1961. After his father’s death in 1965, his family sold the store and Willey went to work as a salesperson
0 Comments
PARIS — Renault has hired Luciano Biondo, the head of Toyota Europe’s assembly operations in Valenciennes, northern France, to lead its factory network in the region, focusing on electric vehicles and light-commercial vans. Marvin Cooke, senior vice president for manufacturing at Toyota Motor Europe, will assume Biondo’s responsibilities as part of his current job, Toyota
0 Comments
TOKYO — Toyota Motor Corp. and advertising firm Dentsu Group Inc. and have agreed to form a business alliance and establish two companies to improve Toyota’s communications and digital transformation strategy, Dentsu said in a statement Wednesday. Both the firms will operate under a holding company, of which Toyota will own 66 percent and Dentsu
0 Comments
What kind of car is the 2021 Lincoln Corsair? What does it compare to? The Lincoln Corsair is a compact luxury crossover SUV with seating for up to five passengers. It’s a lovely vehicle with a good crash-test record and ample features, as well as a coming plug-in hybrid edition.  The Corsair compares with vehicles
0 Comments
After five long years, the scars of the largest, most expensive scandal in automotive history are finally starting to fade. As a brand, Volkswagen’s U.S. market share is back to where it was in the days before its $33.3 billion diesel emissions scandal exploded in public on Sept. 18, 2015. Its dealer network is once
0 Comments
WASHINGTON — Three senior Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday asked government auditors to study why U.S. auto safety regulators have failed to write dozens of new auto safety regulations. The delayed rules include rear belt warnings, revisions to vehicle defect reporting requirements, child restraint side impact tests, requirements for automakers to
0 Comments
The upcoming all-electric BMW iX3 is now available for pre-order in the UK, where deliveries will start in summer 2021. There are two versions to choose from: BMW iX3 Premier Edition, starting at £61,900 (€67,950/$80,150) OTR BMW iX3 Premier Edition Pro, starting at £64,900 (€71,260/$84,080) OTR Because of the price above the £50,000, the iX3
0 Comments
Vehicle listings site TrueCar Inc. has expanded its leadership team and created new executive roles, including the company’s first chief consumer officer, amid a restructuring prompted in part by the coronavirus pandemic. The Santa Monica, Calif., company said Wednesday that it hired Kristin Slanina, formerly chief transformation officer at information technology consultant Thirdware, to be
0 Comments