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....
First Look: 2022 Kia Carnival

First Look: 2022 Kia Carnival

Farewell Sedona. Kia officially unveiled the replacement for its familiar minivan today, festively dubbing it the Kia Carnival. The decision to drop the Sedona nameplate for the 2022 model year has been rumored for many months and reflects the South Korean carmaker’s...
Honda Reportedly on Verge of Changing CEOs

Honda Reportedly on Verge of Changing CEOs

Word out of Japan is that Honda Motor Co. will name a new chief executive officer as early as this week, despite official denials from the automaker. Toshihiro Mibe, head of its research and development arm, is now expected to take over from Takahiro Hachigo, who has...
Ford Going 100% Electric in Europe by 2026

Ford Going 100% Electric in Europe by 2026

Ford Motor Co. will offer only plug-in hybrids and pure battery-electric vehicles in Europe by mid-2026, the automaker announced Wednesday, joining a growing list of manufacturers betting on battery power in the face of increasingly strict global emissions...
LA Auto Show Reschedules – Again

LA Auto Show Reschedules – Again

(This story has been updated to include comments from organizers of the Chicago Auto Show.) Hope springs eternal, at least with auto show organizers who have had to cope with a pandemic that is now entering its second year. If all goes according to – the latest –...
GM Secures Big Order for New BrightDrop Commercial EV

GM Secures Big Order for New BrightDrop Commercial EV

General Motors has lined up a major new customer for its new, all-electric commercial van and reiterated its support to Lordstown Motors, the Ohio EV maker preparing to launch a new electric pickup truck. New Hampshire-based Merchants Fleet said it plans to further...

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