It’s taken more than a half century but Chevy finally has its mid-engine Corvette and it’s a stunner. After two days of driving the C8 on road and on-track, TheDetroitBureau.com has this review of the 2020 Chevrolet Corvette.
Hyundai plans to invest $87b over 5 years in electrification and we could get a good idea of what’s in store thanks to the Prophecy concept vehicle set to debut in Geneva. TheDetroitBureau.com has insight into what’s coming.
The Toyota Camry is one of the most familiar, and respected, pieces of automotive hardware found out on the road today. However, it’s losing ground to SUVs and trucks so the automaker plans to bring an all-wheel drive Camry to compete in the U.S. Check out our driving impressions at TheDetroitBureau.com.
New vehicle buyers looking for the best 2020 models will want to focus on Asian brands with one very famous German exception, according to Consumer Reports. The magazine’s annual best brand rankings saw Japanese brands capture four of the top five spots. Find out more at TheDetroitBureau.com.
Mercedes-Benz planning some big news for the Geneva Motor Show next month, starting with the debut of the updated E-Class line. The line-up will be getting a slew of hybrids, and two of those are likely to be on display at PALExpo. Get a look at TheDetroitBureau.com.
Daimler AG CEO Ola Källenius didn’t wait long to implement his newest plan to use further headcount reductions to help bring the German company’s profitability back up to expected levels — and he’s starting at the top. Get details at TheDetroitBureau.com.
Preliminary numbers indicate the U.S. highway death toll tumbled by about 2% last year, a welcome development considering that roadway fatalities surged sharply as the U.S. economy began to recover from the Great Recession. Get the details at TheDetroitBureau.com.
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Hyundai may have been late to the SUV party but it is making up for lost time. It wraps things up with the 2020 Hyundai Venue, a pint-sized crossover that redefines what “entry level means.” TheDetroitBureau.com has the review.
Jeep is a brand with a history of pushing the limits and it plans to go to new extremes with the arrival of the Gladiator Mojave, the first in what will become a line-up of new “Desert Rated” SUVs. More from TheDetroitBureau.com.
After being the standard bearer for luxury SUVs for so many years, the Cadillac Escalade lost some of its luster in recent years. However, the fifth-generation version is here and ready to resume its place atop the segment as the King of Bling. Check out the new model at TheDetroitBureau.com.
Lexus built its reputation on luxury vehicles that were quiet, comfortable and powerful. As the public moved toward SUVs, the brand kept pace with its offerings. The 2020 NX 300h certainly upholds that tradition as TheDetroitBureau.com was reminded during our time behind the wheel.
Nissan is launching a new subscription service called Nissan Switch. The program, which will be piloted in Houston, will allow a customer to swap between pretty much any Nissan product as often as they wish, even on a daily basis. Find out more at TheDetroitBureau.com.
Efforts by reformers in the United Auto Workers to force the union to call a special convention next month to consider changes to the union constitution, including requiring direct election of top union officers, have failed. Get details at TheDetroitBureau.com.
China’s desire to have more electric vehicles roaming its streets is getting automakers to examine how to meet those demands while cutting costs, and two of the biggest – Tesla and Volkswagen – may switch to a different battery to make that happen. Find out more at TheDetroitBureau.com.
The coronavirus outbreak in China has had automakers around the globe on edge, trying to determine if and how it will impact them. At least one, Jaguar Land Rover, determined it only has enough Chinese-made parts to produce vehicles for two weeks. Get details at TheDetroitBureau.com.
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As Volkswagen moves into its increasingly electrified future it has shown a fondness for mining its past. Now, it appears, the German automaker will soon reveal a battery-powered take on one of its most quirky icons, the Thing. Find out more at TheDetroitBureau.com.
Czinger is promising to deliver a real zinger when it debuts the 21C hypercar at the Geneva Motor Show early next week. The California start-up claims its new model will deliver 1,250 horsepower using a “strong hybrid” drivetrain. Get details at TheDetroitBureau.com.
Hoping to shore up demand for Camry and other passenger models, Toyota is lifting a page from the SUV handbook and adding new all-wheel-drive options, reports TheDetroitBureau.com.
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Former United Auto Workers President Owen Bieber died Monday. Bieber, who was the second-longest serving president, was 90. Bieber served four consecutive three-year terms from 1983 to 1995. Find out more about his impact at TheDetroitBureau.com.
Kia’s ongoing effort to expand its SUV line-up has likely wrapped up with the introduction of the new Seltos compact ute. Now it hasn’t just be focused on growing the portfolio, the automaker is ready to roll out its newly redesigned Sorento in a few weeks. Check out the story at TheDetroitBureau.com.