First Drive: 2020 BMW X5 M50i

First Drive: 2020 BMW X5 M50i

BMW, the maker of luxury vehicles, built its reputation building sports sedans. The German automaker liked to call itself the builder of the “Ultimate Driving Machine” also builds fine utility vehicles. However, the 2020 BMW X5 M50i does deserve to be in its very own...
May Sales to Drop as Fleet Sales Collapse

May Sales to Drop as Fleet Sales Collapse

New vehicle sales are expected to drop by almost a third in May, dragged down by the collapse of fleet sales highlighted by the recent bankruptcy by Hertz. ALG Inc., a subsidiary of TrueCar Inc., expects new vehicle sales will reach 1.008 million units in May 2020,...
GM Moving to Reopen Plants in Mexico

GM Moving to Reopen Plants in Mexico

General Motors of México began re-opening its plants Thursday after taking what it says are steps to ensure the safety of employees amid the pandemic created by COVID-19. “The well-being and safety of our collaborators have been and will be our highest priority,...
Nissan Donates EV Ambulance to Tokyo Fire Department

Nissan Donates EV Ambulance to Tokyo Fire Department

Nissan Motor Co. has donated an electric-powered ambulance to the Tokyo Fire Department. The EV being added to the Tokyo Fire Department is based on a 3.5-ton Nissan NV 400 with seating for seven and zero emissions. Plans call for it to serve with other ambulances...
GM Confirms Cuts at Cruise Automation

GM Confirms Cuts at Cruise Automation

Cruise Automation is cutting some employees, but the company remains tightly focused on its objective of developing self-driving vehicles, GM Chairman Mary Barra said during a web conference. Barra confirmed earlier reports from California that Cruise would be...
First Drive: 2020 Nissan Altima 2.0 Platinum

First Drive: 2020 Nissan Altima 2.0 Platinum

Midsized cars, once at the heart of new vehicle sales across the United States, have dwindled as consumers have moved towards pickup trucks and utility vehicles. But the 2020 Nissan Altima shows how and why midsized cars still have a place in the changing automotive...