First Look: 2021 Mazda3 2.5 Turbo

First Look: 2021 Mazda3 2.5 Turbo

Mazda has a history of delivering eye-popping styling, and it certainly scored with the latest-generation Mazda3 Hatchback and Sedan models that nabbed honors as World Car Design of the Year – but now, the Japanese automaker is giving potential buyers a reason to look...
Used Car Sales Jump 17% in June

Used Car Sales Jump 17% in June

While new vehicle sales in the U.S. continue to lag due to the coronavirus pandemic, used-car sales are seeing much better results during the same time frame. Last month, new car sales fell nearly 30% while sales of used vehicles jumped 17% above the pre-pandemic...
A Week With: 2020 Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport R Line

A Week With: 2020 Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport R Line

After proving that Americans would buy cars made in Europe, Volkswagen has struggled, seemingly for years to connect or re-connect. It has been a bit like a hitter in baseball who is always swinging behind the pitch or a quarterback in American football who can’t...
Appeals Court Nixes GM-FCA CEO Pow-Wow

Appeals Court Nixes GM-FCA CEO Pow-Wow

General Motors Co. appears to have won a small victory in its legal battle with Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. as the U.S. Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals accepted GM’s petition to set aside a judge’s order mandating GM CEO Mary Barra and FCA CEO Mike Manley meet face...
Automotive Subscription Plans in a State of Flux

Automotive Subscription Plans in a State of Flux

While Mercedes-Benz and Cadillac may have scrapped their subscription services, these low-commitment options are still being offered by at least nine other manufacturers – as well as several third-party vendors. These services, which offer flat-rate, all-inclusive...