First Drive: 2021 Cadillac Escalade

First Drive: 2021 Cadillac Escalade

The “King of Bling” is back in all-new form. The original Cadillac Escalade redefined what a premium sport-utility vehicle was all about, though Caddy seemed to have lost its direction with recent iterations. Now the big beast is getting a complete makeover for 2021...
GM Gives Old Plant a New Name: Factory ZERO

GM Gives Old Plant a New Name: Factory ZERO

Earlier this year, General Motors shut down its Detroit-Hamtramck Assembly Center to convert the long-serving plant to a new purpose: electric vehicle production. With a new purpose, comes a new name: Factory ZERO. The company revealed the new name – and its new sign...
Daimler Sees Rebound in Third Quarter

Daimler Sees Rebound in Third Quarter

Daimler AG says its financial outlook has improved dramatically in the third quarter after a steep drop in the first half of the year due to the rapid spread of COVID-19 around the globe, which is beginning to reappear across Europe. The company’s rebound during the...
New Hyundai Chairman Hits Accelerator Pedal

New Hyundai Chairman Hits Accelerator Pedal

In a society that puts a premium on respect for elders, Euisun Chung has spent decades in the background as his now octogenarian father led the Hyundai Motor Group. But, in recent years, the 49-year-old heir-apparent started to come out of the shadows, laying out some...
Ford Enjoys 25% Q3 Sales Increase in China

Ford Enjoys 25% Q3 Sales Increase in China

Ford Motor Co. on Friday reported its third quarter sales in China jumped 25.4% compared with the year-ago period, totaling 164,352 vehicles. It Is the company’s best result in nearly four years in the world’s largest automotive market. It was also a 3.6% increase...
Cruise Starting Tests Without Drivers in San Francisco

Cruise Starting Tests Without Drivers in San Francisco

Cruise, General Motors’ autonomous vehicle subsidiary, is ready to start testing on the streets of San Francisco without safety drivers in the vehicles, Cruise CEO Dan Ammann said in a blog post. Cruise received a permit from the California DMV to remove the human...