Lotus Moves Ahead With Plans for Electric Vehicles

Lotus Moves Ahead With Plans for Electric Vehicles

Lotus and British energy company Centrica plc plan to use a new electric vehicle platform as the new model for future EV ownership that includes at home charging and energy storage. The new partnership between Lotus and Centrica’s British Gas subsidiary will help...
Honda Reveals Plan for Restarting North American Plants

Honda Reveals Plan for Restarting North American Plants

Honda has unveiled plans for resuming automobile, engine and transmission production at its plants in the U.S. and Canada this week. Salaried and support associates who have been on furlough from Honda operations in the U.S. began returning late last week, depending...
Nissan Delays Restart of U.S. Operations

Nissan Delays Restart of U.S. Operations

Nissan has decided to delay the restart of the bulk of its manufacturing operations in the United States, while the company’s top executives in Japan continue to revise the company’s strategy. “We’ve extended downtime at our manufacturing facilities for further...
Fiat Chrysler Moves Ahead with Meals for Kids

Fiat Chrysler Moves Ahead with Meals for Kids

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles is partnering with No Kid Hungry to support schools, food banks and community groups across the country to serve 640,000 meals during the crisis created by the pandemic. In response to the coronavirus crisis, FCA announced a commitment to...
GM Retains Faith in Its Electric Future During Pandemic

GM Retains Faith in Its Electric Future During Pandemic

Even with low gasoline price, General Motors Co. will continue to concentrate on the development of electric vehicles as it ramps up operations in the wake of the pandemic lockdown. “We understand the seriousness of the business actions we have taken,” GM Chairman...
BMW Alters Guidance in Face of Pandemic

BMW Alters Guidance in Face of Pandemic

German luxury vehicle maker BMW revised its guidance for the 2020 financial year downward because of the pandemic, which has stalled the global economy. “The Board of Management of BMW AG noted the measures to contain the coronavirus pandemic are lasting longer in...
Mercedes-Benz Tees up New GLA

Mercedes-Benz Tees up New GLA

Mercedes-Benz is giving its entry-level sport-utility vehicle, the GLA, a makeover that includes the integration of new technology and safety features. The GLA’s new contours, with reduced lines and accentuated planes, convey serene sportiness and modernity, according...
UAW Still Not Satisfied With Plans to Restart Auto Plants

UAW Still Not Satisfied With Plans to Restart Auto Plants

With automakers looking for ways to restart production, the United Auto Workers said Thursday said it wants to see more proof that workers on the industry’s assembly lines will be protected before giving it approval to any kind of back-to-work order. “We continue to...
First Drive: 2020 GMC Acadia AWD AT4

First Drive: 2020 GMC Acadia AWD AT4

The GMC badge has been found on trucks of all sizes for decades. But the GMC Acadia, while carrying the distinctive GMC insignia, is a far cry from the commercial trucks and vans that could be found on farm roads and the back streets of cities around the country for...