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...
Is There a Turkey in Your Garage?

Is There a Turkey in Your Garage?

Thanksgiving is upon us, when Americans give thanks for their blessings by feasting on turkey and watching – or suffering through – football. The meal is often the centerpiece of this annual celebration with the components, such as turkey, stuffing, sweet potatoes and...
Ford CEO Farley Keeps Changes Coming with New CMO

Ford CEO Farley Keeps Changes Coming with New CMO

Ford Motor Co. is putting the sales and promotion of its new vehicles in the hands of Suzy Deering, a former eBaby executive with broad experience in online sales, as new CEO Jim Farley continues to shake up the company’s executive ranks. Deering will join Ford as...
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,...