Job on the Line for VW CEO Diess

Job on the Line for VW CEO Diess

Volkswagen Group Chief Executive Officer Herbert Diess will face the moment of truth on Tuesday, the automaker’s executive committee having to decide whether to approve a contract extension or send the 62-year-old CEO packing. Diess has had a rough go of it during the...
Maserati Set to Go All-Electric by 2025

Maserati Set to Go All-Electric by 2025

Maserati has become the latest automaker to lay out plans to go all-electric, the high-performance luxury arm of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles saying it will get there by mid-decade. Facing increasingly stringent fuel economy and emissions mandates around the world,...
GM Scales Back Deal with Nikola

GM Scales Back Deal with Nikola

Embattled electric truck startup Nikola Corp. managed to salvage a deal with General Motors, the two companies confirmed Monday morning, though it has been scaled back substantially from the agreement they initially announced in September. The original plan was a...
America’s 1st Homegrown Hypercar is All-Electric

America’s 1st Homegrown Hypercar is All-Electric

As weird as it might seem, the hypercar market is getting surprisingly crowded these days. Perhaps just as odd, however, is the fact that the new Elation Freedom model lays claim to being the first produced on U.S. soil. But the new model has something essential in...
Germany Set to Extend EV Incentives to 2025

Germany Set to Extend EV Incentives to 2025

German carmakers have made major investments in electric vehicles and now the German government is preparing to help sell those new EVs with a new round of incentives. Earlier this month, Germany rolled out a program that extends its environmental subsidies for...
GM Looking to Grow its Finance Arm’s Capabilities

GM Looking to Grow its Finance Arm’s Capabilities

General Motors has been generating plenty of attention for its plans to shift to battery-electric vehicle production; however, the auto company has also been looking to get back into some old businesses too, namely banking. It’s an oversimplification, but the Wall...
FCA Extends Marketing Reach of Jeep Name with Amazon

FCA Extends Marketing Reach of Jeep Name with Amazon

The Jeep name is worth its weight in gold — perhaps more as Fiat Chrysler Automobiles extends its efforts to market the name with help from Amazon just in time for Cyber Monday. Throughout the years, Jeep has become an iconic four-letter word, quickly recognizable as...
A Week With: 2021 Chevrolet Blazer Premier AWD

A Week With: 2021 Chevrolet Blazer Premier AWD

When Chevrolet officials revealed they were bringing back the tried-and-true Blazer nameplate, visions of rough-and-tumble off-roaders danced in the heads of many. Those folks got a big of a surprise when the Camaro-inspired vehicle arrived. Overview: Unlike its...