Fiat Chrysler and PSA Not Exactly a “Merger of Equals”

Fiat Chrysler and PSA Not Exactly a “Merger of Equals”

Chrysler fans with good memories remember the last time the company was involved in a “merger of equals,” and how it worked out so when the phrase was tied to the partnering of Fiat Chrysler and PSA there was some skepticism. Turns out they had reason to be skeptical....
CEO Musk Says a Compact Tesla a Must for Europe

CEO Musk Says a Compact Tesla a Must for Europe

Tesla CEO Elon Musk keeps looking the EV maker’s long-term expansion plans, revealing that a compact car is a priority for the European market. Musk, speaking at an online battery conference hosted by the German government, came to the realization during a recent trip...
A Week With: 2020 Maserati Quattroporte S Q4

A Week With: 2020 Maserati Quattroporte S Q4

Chances are if you stood on a street corner almost anywhere in the industrial world and asked boulevardiers to describe a luxury car they would depict something remarkably close to the 2020 Maserati Quattroporte S Q4. After all, the Quattroporte looks like a luxury...
Outlook for Auto Industry Looks Promising in 2021

Outlook for Auto Industry Looks Promising in 2021

Despite the continuing pain from the pandemic, signs point to a solid rebound in sales and production of new vehicles in 2021 and 2022, according to economists from the University of Michigan. Economists presenting at U-M’s 68th annual economic outlook conference,...
Travel Numbers Expected to Drop for Long Holiday Weekend

Travel Numbers Expected to Drop for Long Holiday Weekend

Some parts of the country are in the next round of pandemic-related lockdowns so traveling for the long Thanksgiving holiday weekend is expected to decline this year. However, there is plenty of research that shows the folks that are planning to trek over the hills...
CEO Barra Wants GM to be Dominant Global EV Maker

CEO Barra Wants GM to be Dominant Global EV Maker

General Motors is putting serious financial and intellectual resources behind its electrification and efforts to reach the goal of being world leader in electric vehicles. Chairman and CEO Mary Barra said the financial commitment – up to $27 billion ­– is designed to...