GM Looking to Grow its Finance Arm’s Capabilities

GM Looking to Grow its Finance Arm’s Capabilities

General Motors has been generating plenty of attention for its plans to shift to battery-electric vehicle production; however, the auto company has also been looking to get back into some old businesses too, namely banking. It’s an oversimplification, but the Wall...
FCA Extends Marketing Reach of Jeep Name with Amazon

FCA Extends Marketing Reach of Jeep Name with Amazon

The Jeep name is worth its weight in gold — perhaps more as Fiat Chrysler Automobiles extends its efforts to market the name with help from Amazon just in time for Cyber Monday. Throughout the years, Jeep has become an iconic four-letter word, quickly recognizable as...
A Week With: 2021 Chevrolet Blazer Premier AWD

A Week With: 2021 Chevrolet Blazer Premier AWD

When Chevrolet officials revealed they were bringing back the tried-and-true Blazer nameplate, visions of rough-and-tumble off-roaders danced in the heads of many. Those folks got a big of a surprise when the Camaro-inspired vehicle arrived. Overview: Unlike its...
Is There a Turkey in Your Garage?

Is There a Turkey in Your Garage?

Thanksgiving is upon us, when Americans give thanks for their blessings by feasting on turkey and watching – or suffering through – football. The meal is often the centerpiece of this annual celebration with the components, such as turkey, stuffing, sweet potatoes and...
Fiat Chrysler Debuts Fourth “Built to Serve” Pickup

Fiat Chrysler Debuts Fourth “Built to Serve” Pickup

Fiat Chrysler’s Ram brand rolled out the latest edition of its “Built to Serve” full-size pickups, this newest version’s two color options: tank and flame red. The company has already produced three earlier models in tribute to the Air Force, Army and Navy....
Ford CEO Farley Keeps Changes Coming with New CMO

Ford CEO Farley Keeps Changes Coming with New CMO

Ford Motor Co. is putting the sales and promotion of its new vehicles in the hands of Suzy Deering, a former eBaby executive with broad experience in online sales, as new CEO Jim Farley continues to shake up the company’s executive ranks. Deering will join Ford as...
Fiat Chrysler and PSA Not Exactly a “Merger of Equals”

Fiat Chrysler and PSA Not Exactly a “Merger of Equals”

Chrysler fans with good memories remember the last time the company was involved in a “merger of equals,” and how it worked out so when the phrase was tied to the partnering of Fiat Chrysler and PSA there was some skepticism. Turns out they had reason to be skeptical....
CEO Musk Says a Compact Tesla a Must for Europe

CEO Musk Says a Compact Tesla a Must for Europe

Tesla CEO Elon Musk keeps looking the EV maker’s long-term expansion plans, revealing that a compact car is a priority for the European market. Musk, speaking at an online battery conference hosted by the German government, came to the realization during a recent trip...
A Week With: 2020 Maserati Quattroporte S Q4

A Week With: 2020 Maserati Quattroporte S Q4

Chances are if you stood on a street corner almost anywhere in the industrial world and asked boulevardiers to describe a luxury car they would depict something remarkably close to the 2020 Maserati Quattroporte S Q4. After all, the Quattroporte looks like a luxury...
Ford CEO Farley Wants to Make Quality Job 1 Again

Ford CEO Farley Wants to Make Quality Job 1 Again

Ford’s new CEO Jim Farley has plenty of challenges facing him in the coming year, and many of them can be traced back to the automaker’s ongoing quality and reliability issues that are hurting both its reputation and its bottom line. The depth of the problem was...