New Vehicle Sales Off in February

New Vehicle Sales Off in February

A drop in fleet sales appears to have cut total new-vehicle sales by 3.7% in February when adjusted for selling days, analysts claim. Reporting the same numbers without adjusting for the number of selling days translates to a decrease of 11.1% from February 2020....
EV Maker Fisker Pokes Tesla During Earnings Call

EV Maker Fisker Pokes Tesla During Earnings Call

Recently Lucid Motors became the latest nascent EV maker to get the title of “Tesla’s biggest challenger,” however, Henrik Fisker wants to make it battery electric Battle Royale. Fisker, founder and chief of Fisker Inc., attempted to stake a claim for the title by...
A Week With: 2021 Buick Envision Essence

A Week With: 2021 Buick Envision Essence

Having a huge contingent of female buyers, Buick hopes to capture more of them by bookending the compact crossover segment with the newly introduced Buick Encore GX at the low end, and the redesigned Buick Envision on the upper end, according to Robert Peterson, Buick...
Flying Taxi Company Joby Listing on NYSE

Flying Taxi Company Joby Listing on NYSE

Joby Aviation, which plans to make electric flying taxis a reality, is the latest to use a SPAC to secure a listing on the New York Stock Exchange. Reinvent Technology Partners, a special purpose acquisition company, is preparing the NYSE listing for Joby. The Santa...
Ford Expands Explorer Offerings with New King Ranch

Ford Expands Explorer Offerings with New King Ranch

Thanks to the introduction of the all-new Ford Explorer King Ranch edition today, one of the industry’s most competitive segments — midsize SUVs — market just got a little testier. Ford basically created the segment with the introduction of the Explorer nearly three...
Ford Explores Post-COVID Changes to Transportation

Ford Explores Post-COVID Changes to Transportation

Feeling stressed out by the pandemic? You’re certainly not alone. New research by Ford Motor Co. finds 64% of Americans under more stress than a year ago. “We found that adapting to the pandemic isn’t easy,” said Ford’s in-house “futurist,” Sheryl Connelly,...
Shelby American Offers Beefed Up New F-250 Super Baja

Shelby American Offers Beefed Up New F-250 Super Baja

Bold trucks capable of going where there are no roads are gaining traction right now, and the new 2021 Shelby F-250 Super Baja rides high on that trend. Shelby American’s newest offering is powered by the Ford 6.7-liter Power Stroke turbo diesel with 475 horsepower...
Cherokee Nation Chief Chides Jeep for Use of Name

Cherokee Nation Chief Chides Jeep for Use of Name

If any automaker understands the impact a name can have on the public’s perception of it, it’s Stellantis. The company now must grapple with another name within its corporate umbrella: Cherokee. The automaker, which is the result of the merger of PSA Group and Fiat...

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