May Sales to Drop as Fleet Sales Collapse

May Sales to Drop as Fleet Sales Collapse

New vehicle sales are expected to drop by almost a third in May, dragged down by the collapse of fleet sales highlighted by the recent bankruptcy by Hertz. ALG Inc., a subsidiary of TrueCar Inc., expects new vehicle sales will reach 1.008 million units in May 2020,...
BMW Keeps on Truckin’ with its 2021 5 Series Sedan

BMW Keeps on Truckin’ with its 2021 5 Series Sedan

BMW is a study in extremes these days. Just a week after it debuts a big, high-powered SUV, it rolls out a sedan. Not just any sedan, though. The Bavarian automaker’s taken the covers off its seventh-gen BMW 5 Series line-up, including a new mild-hybrid upgrade for...
Next-Generation Mini Countryman Breaks Cover

Next-Generation Mini Countryman Breaks Cover

Few models have had a more dramatic impact on a brand than the Mini Countryman, the British marque’s first SUV and today its best-selling model. So, while we’ve already seen Mini update the rest of its familiar line-up, from the Hardtop and Convertible to the Clubman,...
New Documentary Chronicles Seven Decades of the Batmobile

New Documentary Chronicles Seven Decades of the Batmobile

If you are a child of a certain age and the Batmobile is brought up, there is just one thing that comes to mind. “Atomic batteries to power. Turbines to speed!” Robin advises. “We can move out,” says Batman, played by Adam West in this scenario, squeals the tires and...
British Super Car Maker McLaren Cuts 1,200 Jobs

British Super Car Maker McLaren Cuts 1,200 Jobs

McLaren Group, the British maker of super cars and a top Formula One racing team, announced it’s cutting 1,200 jobs across all of its businesses, including the racing team. As has been the case with so many other companies, McLaren’s been hit hard financially due to...
Volkswagen Pulls Ad, Apologizes Over Cries of Racism

Volkswagen Pulls Ad, Apologizes Over Cries of Racism

Volkswagen has come under fire for a short-lived social media ad for its new Golf hatchback that, critics contend, was racist. Company officials said they were “horrified” after seeing the 10-second spot which ran on both Instagram and Twitter and are promising an...