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...
Carmakers Withdraw from Trump Lawsuit Against California

Carmakers Withdraw from Trump Lawsuit Against California

The ink was not even dry on Pete Buttigieg’s confirmation as Secretary of Transportation by the U.S. Senate when several automakers announced they were “withdrawing” from the lawsuit filed by the Trump administration to roll back the State of California’s right to set...
Toyota, Lexus Rolling Out New Online Sales Programs

Toyota, Lexus Rolling Out New Online Sales Programs

Analyst after analyst said that 2020 would leave an indelible mark on the automotive industry, specifically how new cars, trucks and utility vehicles are sold. Toyota and its luxury unit, Lexus, are proving them right. Each company unveiled new retail “experiences”...
UAW Consent Decree Clears Path for Referendum

UAW Consent Decree Clears Path for Referendum

Members of the United Auto Workers could vote by September whether to amend the UAW’s constitution to allow a direct vote for top officers under the terms of a consent decree approved by a federal judge in Detroit. The 30-page decree, issued Friday, gives the union 30...

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