First Look: 2021 Kia Sorento

First Look: 2021 Kia Sorento

When it comes to SUVs, Kia has been on a tear, rapidly expanding its line-up with new offerings like the compact Seltos and the big Telluride, the latter being named North American Utility Vehicle of the Year last month. The Korean carmaker hasn’t ignored its existing...
Maserati Conveys Its Electrification Plans

Maserati Conveys Its Electrification Plans

Maserati is planning to use hybrid and battery-electric propulsion systems on future models even as its operations remain firmly planted in Italy. The brand’s electrification initiatives begin this year and the first hybrid car to be built will be the new Maserati...
First Drive: 2020 Kia Seltos

First Drive: 2020 Kia Seltos

Test-driving a new car might sound like an ideal job – and there are certainly some nice perks. But there also can be some risks – as we learned while heading off-road in the new 2020 Kia Seltos last week. Keep a sharp eye out for Oscar the Grouch, we were warned,...
Coronavirus Drives January New Car Sales Down in China

Coronavirus Drives January New Car Sales Down in China

Already facing a tough start to 2020 due to the Lunar New Year holidays, China’s auto sales plummeted 18% due to the aforementioned holiday and the coronavirus outbreak that forced people into their homes crashing auto production and sales. The decline marked the 19th...
GM Delivering Bonuses to Salaried Employees for 2019

GM Delivering Bonuses to Salaried Employees for 2019

Not long ago, General Motors informed its 44,000 hourly workers that they’d be taking home as much as $8,000 in profit-sharing payments. Now it’s the company’s nearly 69,000 salaried employees turn to be rewarded. The company will be paying bonuses to its “white...
Should You Consider Progressive Car Insurance?

Should You Consider Progressive Car Insurance?

Please note that The Detroit Bureau and its partners may be compensated if you purchase the recommended services.   Shopping for car insurance can be tricky. Pay too little, and you may end up with insufficient coverage. If you pay too much, you waste money on...
Tesla Looking to Raise $2B Through New Stock Sale

Tesla Looking to Raise $2B Through New Stock Sale

Tesla officials have maintained for some time that they have no plans to raise any new funds, including through a new stock sale. So naturally, the company is now issuing $2 billion in new shares. The EV maker’s stock price has increased dramatically – by triple – in...
Insurance Institute Names Safest Cars on the Road

Insurance Institute Names Safest Cars on the Road

For decades, the automotive industry lived by the adage, “safety doesn’t sell.” How times have changed. Today, picking a safe vehicle – especially one with the latest high-tech hardware onboard – has become the new mantra for most buyers. And the Insurance Institute...