Ford Sales Take Double-Digit Dip in February

Ford Sales Take Double-Digit Dip in February

Ford Motor Co. sales dropped 14% in February, like other automakers, as winter weather hampered sales. But the company’s executives underscored the positive signs, particularly for electrified vehicles, underneath the dour top-line numbers. The all-new F-150...
GM Extending Semiconductor Shutdowns

GM Extending Semiconductor Shutdowns

General Motors’ struggle with the semiconductor shortage continues as it extends several of the shutdowns plaguing it – and many other automakers. The company is extending downtime at San Luis Potosi through the end of March, and at Fairfax, Kansas and its CAMI...
Hyundai Building Fuel-Cell Plant in China

Hyundai Building Fuel-Cell Plant in China

Hyundai Motor Group broke ground in Guangdong Province in China for the company’s first fuel-cell system plant beyond the borders of group’s home base in South Korea as it expands its fuel cell business. The investment in Guangdong advances Hyundai’s global hydrogen...
NHRA Eyes Expansion of EV Drag Racing

NHRA Eyes Expansion of EV Drag Racing

Talk drag racing and you’ll likely to think of flame-spitting funny cars and supercharged muscle cars flying down the quarter-mile. But, if the NHRA has its way, the sport will soon see an “expansion of electric vehicle racing.” Battery technology is expected to...
Iconic Dune Buggy Designer Bruce Meyers Dies at 94

Iconic Dune Buggy Designer Bruce Meyers Dies at 94

If California never existed, and you had to create the ultimate Californian, he would be Bruce Meyers: surfer, artist, war hero, boatbuilder, Baja racer, and creator of the Meyers Manx, aka the fiberglass dune buggy. Meyers died of myelodysplastic syndrome, a blood...
A Week With: 2021 BMW 330e

A Week With: 2021 BMW 330e

The BMW 3 Series enjoys a well-honed reputation as one the best, if not the best sports sedan ever put on the market by a major manufacturer. At one time, it was the vehicle of choice of most automotive journalists. BMW’s updated the iconic model throughout the years...
Automakers See Sales Fall in February

Automakers See Sales Fall in February

Given the power failures in the huge Texas market and the cold, snowy weather in the Northeast sales of new vehicles held up well in February, according to the handful of carmakers reporting sales figures for the month, albeit they were down compared with year-ago...
First Look: All-Electric 2022 Volvo C40 Recharge

First Look: All-Electric 2022 Volvo C40 Recharge

Volvo is plugging into the battery-car market in a big way, and it takes its next step in the process of eliminating all forms of gas and diesel power with the launch of its second EV, the C40 Recharge. The coupe-crossover styling of the C40 is “lower and sleeker”...

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