Ford Adds Three New Options to Explorer Portfolio

Ford Adds Three New Options to Explorer Portfolio

The Explorer has been one of the anchors of the Ford Motor Co. product portfolio for three decades. Now the automaker is making a bid to stretch the nameplate’s broad appeal a bit further by adding three new versions of the ute. First is a performance-oriented model,...
“Zoom Zombies” Are the Driving Dead

“Zoom Zombies” Are the Driving Dead

If you’re one of the millions of Americans who have been working from home and spending hours a day in video meetings you might notice it can become difficult pulling your thoughts back together at the end of the day. And if you then have to climb behind the wheel...
Uber, Lyft Looking to Add Drivers, Touting Sky-High Rates

Uber, Lyft Looking to Add Drivers, Touting Sky-High Rates

Uber’s preparing to spend $250 million to increase drivers’ pay, including offering payment guarantees and other incentives to lure new drivers to the service and entice the existing ones to work more often. The effort comes as Uber and rival Lyft report their drivers...
Tesla CEO Musk Seeks to Allay China’s Camera Fears

Tesla CEO Musk Seeks to Allay China’s Camera Fears

Well, Tesla’s Elon Musk spoke — again — about “privacy” issues with its vehicles in China, reiterating that it’s nonsensical to think that the EV maker would be engaged in anything nefarious. The Chinese government banned Tesla vehicles from its facilities because of...
Selling Cars Just One Way GM Wants to Make Money

Selling Cars Just One Way GM Wants to Make Money

General Motors wants to switch entirely to electric vehicles by 2035 — but the automaker also is looking to expand the ways it makes money, exploring a range of new business opportunities that could deliver far greater returns than its traditional business model....
Jeep Launches 2022 Compass — in Europe

Jeep Launches 2022 Compass — in Europe

Jeep has always been an authentically American brand with its design, engineering and even manufacturing firmly rooted in the American Midwest. However, with the steadily rising popularity and the auto industry rapidly changing, Jeep has stepped into the future with a...
Industry Group Pushes Biden to Spend on Chip Production

Industry Group Pushes Biden to Spend on Chip Production

The chorus of voices calling for the Biden administration to assist with the ongoing semiconductor shortage got another member today. The Alliance for Automotive Innovation implored the U.S. Commerce Department to secure dedicated funding to expand U.S. semiconductor...
Lexus Shows Impact of 4.6 Seconds on 4/6

Lexus Shows Impact of 4.6 Seconds on 4/6

Lexus is looking to open some people’s eyes by taking away their view. Toyota’s luxury unit is the latest automaker to highlight the dangers of distracted driving during Distracted Driving Awareness Month. Lexus created a video showing the dangers of distracted...
GM Adds More EVs to Factory Zero

GM Adds More EVs to Factory Zero

General Motors revealed today it plans to double the number of battery-electric vehicles produced at Factory Zero, the assembly plant anchoring its transition to all-electric products. The 35-year-old facility, which straddles Detroit’s border with the suburb of...

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