Aston Martin Gets a Matching Watch: Girard-Perregaux

Aston Martin Gets a Matching Watch: Girard-Perregaux

Aston Martin named Girard-Perregaux, the legendary watchmaker, the official watch of the British carmaker. The two luxury brands plan to collaborate on limited-edition timepieces. “We are celebrating an astonishing 230 years of watchmaking, whilst Aston Martin...
Uber Loses Key Labor Battle in Britain

Uber Loses Key Labor Battle in Britain

Uber’s long battle to avoid labor regulations suffered a major setback as the Great Britain’s Supreme Court ruled that drivers working for ride-hailing companies should be classified as employees rather than independent contractors. The status of the ride-hailing...
EV Owners Overwhelmingly Pleased

EV Owners Overwhelmingly Pleased

This is going to be a big year for battery-electric vehicles, with a wave of new products heading to market and forecasters predicting record sales. It certainly won’t hurt demand that the overwhelming majority of current owners expect to buy or lease another BEV when...
GM Charging Ahead on EV Plans Despite Weather Issues

GM Charging Ahead on EV Plans Despite Weather Issues

Despite some bad weather across the country, General Motors is putting iron and concrete behind its promise to bring on an entire family of electric vehicles at sites in Ohio and Tennessee. GM marked a milestone in Lordstown, Ohio when ironworkers put the final beam...
First Look: 2022 Lexus IS 500 F Sport Performance

First Look: 2022 Lexus IS 500 F Sport Performance

Lexus has been working hard to reshape an image of building blandly reliable products. Now, it’s taking things to new extremes with the debut of the 2022 Lexus IS 500 F Sport Performance. Lexus claims the Performance edition “dials up the sports sedan formula to 11,”...
First Look: Karma GS-6 Plug-In Hybrid

First Look: Karma GS-6 Plug-In Hybrid

California EV company Karma is returning to its roots with the launch of the GS-6, its newest plug-in hybrid. The sleek PHEV, the successor to Karma’s original Revero model, will offer an alternative to those who want the ability to run errands or commute in...
Honda Pulls Trigger for New CEO

Honda Pulls Trigger for New CEO

Despite saying it wouldn’t happen just 24 hours ago, it happened: Honda Motor Co. named Toshihiro Mibe, head of its research and development operations, as its new CEO starting April 1. Mibe, who’s been with the company for more than three decades, takes over for...
A Week With: 2021 Aston Martin DBX

A Week With: 2021 Aston Martin DBX

Here’s something I never thought I would say in a review until now: “Wow, I can’t believe how well my Aston Martin handled in that snow last week.” Okay, we’re not talking about an Aston DB11, DBX or Valkyrie, of course, but the automaker’s first-ever SUV. And the...
First Look: 2021 Hyundai Santa Fe Hybrid and PHEV

First Look: 2021 Hyundai Santa Fe Hybrid and PHEV

While late to the party with electrified vehicles, Hyundai is racing to catch up with an assortment of new, battery-based  products. For 2021, that includes both a hybrid version of its mainstay SUV but also a first-ever PHEV, the Hyundai Santa Fe Plug-In Hybrid. The...
Automakers Reeling Due to Crippling Winter Weather

Automakers Reeling Due to Crippling Winter Weather

With new storms again threatening Texas and other parts of the country, the auto industry continues to reel from the adverse winter weather that limits production. Ford, General Motors, Toyota, Nissan and Volkswagen all reported shutting down some of their assembly...

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