South Carolina Provides $1.29 Billion Incentive for new Scout Factory
South Carolina approved a $1.29 billion incentive package to assist Volkswagen Group’s Scout brand in building a $2 billion manufacturing plant near Columbia, South Carolina, where it will build electric SUVs and pickup trucks designed to resemble the original International Harvester Scout. Find out more at TheDetroitBureau.com.
Hyundai and Kia Criticized about Stolen Car Problems by Attorneys General
Nearly two dozen state Attorneys General chided the lack of urgency displayed by Hyundai and Kia to resolve a problem with the ignition systems on select sedans that makes them easier to steal. Get details at TheDetroitBureau.com.
Dodge Rolls Out Final “Last Call” Model: a 1,025-Hp Challenger SRT Demon 170
Dodge celebrated the final run of gas-powered Challenger and Charger models with seven “Last Call” special edition offerings, the seventh and final one premiering last night: the 1,025-horsepower Challenger SRT Demon 170. Check it out at TheDetroitBureau.com.
Acura’s New Integra Type S Launching with 320 Hp
Fans of the Acura Integra were thrilled when Honda’s luxury brand said it would be bringing the nameplate back. Now they have more to be excited about, as the Type S model will arrive this summer with a 320-horsepower engine. Get details at TheDetroitBureau.com.
What do Americans Think of EV Ownership Today?
Despite a 65% jump in EV sales in 2022 and a federal initiative to have electric vehicles account for at least 50% of new car sales by 2030, 79% of Americans are still driving gas cars in 2023 and many aren’t ready to make the switch. We dive into the stats at TheDetroitBureau.com.
Challenger Fain Edges Closer to UAW Presidency
The UAW’s court-appointed monitor rejects appeal by current President Ray Curry to set aside election outcome. A former UAW president shot told the monitor that delaying the declaration of a winner would be “detrimental to the overall UAW membership.” Get details at TheDetroitBureau.com.