FCA Moves Closer to Full Production in North America

FCA Moves Closer to Full Production in North America

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. revealed that 85% of its employees in in the United States, Mexico and Canada are now at work building new vehicles after a long layoff triggered by the COVID-19 pandemic. At the beginning of the week, FCA added third crews at the busy...
GM Ready to Build 20K New C8 Corvettes

GM Ready to Build 20K New C8 Corvettes

The coronavirus pandemic has wrecked much of the carefully orchestrated production plans of automakers around the world, making it tougher for potential buyers of high-demand vehicles, like pickups, to secure the vehicle they want. It appears that General Motors will...
Lexus Ready to Rock with New IS Sedan

Lexus Ready to Rock with New IS Sedan

Sometimes we need to go back and check our notes, as was the case when we learned Lexus was getting ready to reveal the next-generation IS sedan June 9. Yep, it turns out, it’s been a full seven years since the last version rolled into showrooms so, if anything, it’s...
Hyundai, Kia Global Sales Drop in May Due to Pandemic

Hyundai, Kia Global Sales Drop in May Due to Pandemic

Automakers around the globe are finalizing the count on how many vehicles they sold in May and South Korean automakers Hyundai Motor Co. and Kia Motors said its initial results showed their global sales fell by double-digit percentages. Hyundai report its sales fell...
Land Rover Defender Rolls into U.S. Showrooms

Land Rover Defender Rolls into U.S. Showrooms

It’s been a full 23 years since the last Land Rover Defender rolled into U.S. showrooms, so you might understand why plenty of folks have been getting anxious since hearing confirmation last year that the all-new version finally would make the jump across the...
Ford Set to Unveil Next-Generation F-150 on June 25

Ford Set to Unveil Next-Generation F-150 on June 25

Ford’s best-selling truck, the F-150, is about to become just another vehicle when it comes to the pandemic as its debut is being pushed back a week to June 25 — and it’ll be done online. The 14th generation of the pickup is just the latest high-profile vehicle to be...
Volkswagen Making $2B Wager on China’s EV Market

Volkswagen Making $2B Wager on China’s EV Market

Volkswagen AG is betting big – more than $2 billion – that the Chinese electric vehicle market – the largest in the world – will rebound, leading to growth for its burgeoning line-up of electric vehicles and ultimately to more profits. The German automaker announced...
Ford Brings Back the Mustang Mach 1

Ford Brings Back the Mustang Mach 1

With the exception of the Mustang, Ford has all but abandoned the passenger car market—but it’s more than making up for that gap, it seems, by rolling out a steady stream of pony car variants for seemingly every possible buyer. We’ve already seen new versions of the...
McLaren Sees Q1 Loss Balloon to $164.3M Due to Pandemic

McLaren Sees Q1 Loss Balloon to $164.3M Due to Pandemic

Super car maker McLaren Group is the latest automaker to highlight how hard the global pandemic has been on the industry, reporting its pre-tax loss in the first quarter jumped to 133 million pounds, or $164.3 million, from just 18 million pounds, or $22.2 million,...