A Week With: 2020 Mazda MX-5 Miata Grand Touring

A Week With: 2020 Mazda MX-5 Miata Grand Touring

It’s hard for me to imagine that it was nearly half a lifetime ago, 1989 to be exact, that I first took a Mazda Miata for a test drive. Everywhere I went people gathered to check it out. Another driver in an old Spitfire following as I exited I-75, pulled alongside...
Hyperion XP-1 is a Hydrogen-Powered Hypercar

Hyperion XP-1 is a Hydrogen-Powered Hypercar

We’re seeing plenty of battery-powered hypercars lately, like the Rimac Concept Two and the Pininfarina Battista, but California’s Hyperion is taking a very different to going green with its new XP-1. Formally unveiled today, the startup’s first entry opts for...
Tesla Announced 5-for-1 Stock Split; Shares Rise Again

Tesla Announced 5-for-1 Stock Split; Shares Rise Again

Tesla Inc. keeps on riding high, its share price rising 7.8% since the company announced a five-for-one stock split Tuesday. Trading at little more than $1,481 in early trading Wednesday, the split adding a little more fuel for the share’s continued rocket-like upward...
Hyundai and Aptiv Name AV Venture: Motional

Hyundai and Aptiv Name AV Venture: Motional

Most parents don’t take nearly five months to name their new “child,” but it’s taken Hyundai and Aptiv, the big automotive supplier, that long to come up with the right one for the collaboration in autonomous vehicles they launched in March — Motional. The two words...
A Week With: 2020 Lexus ES 350 F Sport

A Week With: 2020 Lexus ES 350 F Sport

Lexus has not been around as long as say Mercedes-Benz or Cadillac. Nonetheless it is well established in automotive culture as a purveyor of luxury vehicles made with great care. While Lexus seems to have spent more of its time and money building luxury sport-utility...
Lucid Claiming 517 Mile Range for Air EV

Lucid Claiming 517 Mile Range for Air EV

The debut of the production Lucid Air is still a month away but the EV startup has been ramping up its pre-launch PR campaign – and the latest news is enough to get us to sit up and pay attention. There has been a steady ramp up of range as manufacturers work to push...
Maserati Now Offers a Trio of Trofeos

Maserati Now Offers a Trio of Trofeos

Two years after introducing the high-performance (okay, higher performance) Levante Trofeo package, Maserati confirmed plans to offer similar versions of the Quattroporte and Ghibli sedans. As one might guess, “Trofeo,” is Italian for trophy, and the Italian marque...
Toyota Surprises Analysts, Turns Small Q1 Profit

Toyota Surprises Analysts, Turns Small Q1 Profit

Toyota Motor Corp. surprised analysts by turning a small profit for the quarter, albeit the company’s smallest profit in nearly a decade, overcoming poor sales globally due to the impact of the coronavirus pandemic. The company reported an operating profit of 13.9...
Peugeot Looking to Make U.S. Return in 2023

Peugeot Looking to Make U.S. Return in 2023

Groupe PSA is still planning to bring the Peugeot to brand back to North America by 2023, PSA North America CEO Larry Dominique said during a keynote address to the Center for Automotive Research’s annual Management Briefing Seminars. Dominique said during his virtual...