Biden’s Trade Agenda Focusing on China, Mexico

Biden’s Trade Agenda Focusing on China, Mexico

Trade was in the spotlight during President Donald Trump’s tenure in the White House and while President-elect Joe Biden will move to lower the temperature of the discussions around trade the issues will not disappear. “The American public is skeptical of trade,”...
FCA Cuts Production Due to Chip Shortages

FCA Cuts Production Due to Chip Shortages

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. joined the list of automakers curtailing vehicle production because of a shortage of computer chips. FCA officials confirmed to thedetroitbureau.com the company shut down its assembly plant in Brampton, Ontario, while re-opening an...
Geely Teaming Up with Baidu on Future Electric AVs

Geely Teaming Up with Baidu on Future Electric AVs

Chinese Internet giant Baidu agreed to a strategic alliance with Geely, one of China’s largest independent carmakers, to develop and produce what is described as “intelligent” electric vehicles. According to the announcement, the new venture will operate as an...
A Week With: 2021 GMC Sierra 1500 AT4

A Week With: 2021 GMC Sierra 1500 AT4

Pickup trucks are “it” right now and the 2021 GMC Sierra 1500 AT4, powered by the Duramax diesel engine, must rank among the most attractive full-size pickup trucks available on the market today. It comes with impressive design and more than enough technology to keep...
BMW Takes U.S. Luxury Sales Crown for 2020

BMW Takes U.S. Luxury Sales Crown for 2020

Depending on how you count, BMW appears to have to emerged as the best-selling luxury brand in the United States, pushing past archrival Mercedes-Benz, which fell two spots to third place. In the fourth quarter of 2020, BMW brand sales totaled 98,750 vehicles, only a...
Volvo Set to Increase EV Capacity as Sales Surge

Volvo Set to Increase EV Capacity as Sales Surge

The electric vehicle boom is expanding and Volvo Cars is following the lead of carmakers such as BMW, General Motors and Ford Motor, announcing plans to expand production of electric vehicles. Volvo said this week it is preparing to triple electric-car manufacturing...
New EPA Report Shows Fuel Economy Gains Stalled in 2019

New EPA Report Shows Fuel Economy Gains Stalled in 2019

The U.S Environmental Protection Agency offered the auto industry a report card pointed out shortcomings in fuel economy and emissions of greenhouse gasses. The EPA’s annual “Automotive Trends Report” released this week covered the vehicles sold from the 2019 model...
Ford Sales Drop Sharply in Fourth Quarter and Full Year

Ford Sales Drop Sharply in Fourth Quarter and Full Year

Ford Motor Co. reported steep drop in sales for the fourth quarter and full year but said the F-Series finished 2020 as the best-selling truck in the U.S. for the 44th consecutive year. For the fourth quarter, Ford sales dropped 9.8% and for the full year dropped...
A Week With: 2021 Kia K5 EX

A Week With: 2021 Kia K5 EX

The midsized sedan has been dropped from the shopping list of most new car buyers in the U.S., shifting the focus to trucks and utility vehicles. But not all manufacturers have not retreated from looking for ways to lure buyers to the segment. In fact, the 2021 Kia K5...

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