EV Stakeholders Organize New Association: ZETA

EV Stakeholders Organize New Association: ZETA

More than two dozen companies with a stake in the development of electric vehicles are joining together to create a new trade association, the Zero Emission Transportation Association or ZETA for short. ZETA describes itself as “the first industry-backed coalition of...
A Week With: 2020 Volvo V90 T6 AWD Inscription

A Week With: 2020 Volvo V90 T6 AWD Inscription

Volvo elected to ship the 2020 V90 T6 AWD Inscription to the U.S. because it is a smart, practical vehicle that provides a comfortable ride that ought to appeal to discerning customers searching for something different. Overview: The Volvo V90 is distinctive without...
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...
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...
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...
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,...
GM Testing Battery Pack for Autonomous Cruise Origin

GM Testing Battery Pack for Autonomous Cruise Origin

Correction: This story has been amended. GM is currently testing only the battery system for the Cruise Origin at its proving grounds.  General Motors expects to begin testing preproduction models of the self-driving Cruise Origin at its Michigan proving grounds next...