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Trump Slaps Tariffs on Canada, Mexico and EU

Trump Slaps Tariffs on Canada, Mexico and EU

The Trump administration moved to raise tariffs to 25% on steel and aluminum from Mexico, Canada and the European Union, all of which promptly moved to retaliate against the U.S. raising the prospects of a trade war. The Toronto Globe and Mail reported that the...
Consumer Reports Validates Tesla Model 3

Consumer Reports Validates Tesla Model 3

Consumer Reports said it would, and it did and now Elon Musk is happy. The consumer advocacy magazine revised its rating on the new Tesla Model 3. After initially electing to not recommend the new four-door EV – Tesla’s ticket to mainstream success – the publication...
SoftBank Invests $2.25B in GM’s Autonomous Tech

SoftBank Invests $2.25B in GM’s Autonomous Tech

General Motors goal of having a self-driving vehicle on the road next year just got a $2.25 billion push toward reality courtesy of an investment from they SoftBank Vision Fund. The automaker is throwing in $1.1 billion along with the Japanese tech investor’s...
First Drive: 2019 Acura RDX

First Drive: 2019 Acura RDX

Its been more than three decades since Acura helped redefine the luxury car market, the original Legend model proving a Japanese sedan could stand up against key European and American competitors. But what would Honda’s highline brand bring to market if it were to...
Hyundai Investing $388M into New Alabama Plant

Hyundai Investing $388M into New Alabama Plant

Hyundai Motor Manufacturing Alabama LLC plans to spend $388 million to build a new plant outside Montgomery, Alabama, dedicated to making parts for a new engine for two sedans. HMMA President and CEO Dong Ryeol Choi announced Hyundai plans to construct a plant...
Tesla Sedan on Autopilot Slams into Cop Car

Tesla Sedan on Autopilot Slams into Cop Car

A Tesla Model S sedan operating in Autopilot mode crashed into a parked and unoccupied police car Tuesday in Laguna Beach, California, the latest in a series of incidents linked to the carmaker’s semi-autonomous technology. While at least two deaths have now occurred...
Gas Prices Level Off as Summer Driving Season Starts

Gas Prices Level Off as Summer Driving Season Starts

The start of the summer driving season, which normally sees motorists paying more for fuel, has brought some relief from rising gasoline prices. AAA reported that during the long holiday weekend, the national gas price average held steady for five days at $2.97 per...
Feds Get Guilty Plea in FCA-UAW Training Center Scandal

Feds Get Guilty Plea in FCA-UAW Training Center Scandal

Another Fiat Chrysler executive pleaded guilty to criminal charges in the ongoing federal investigation of FCA leaders bribing key United Auto Workers officials to make it easier to gain their cooperation on labor-related issues in which the UAW had a voice. Michael...