Lexus Teases Debut of 2022 ES Sedan

Lexus Teases Debut of 2022 ES Sedan

Japanese luxury brand Lexus released a teaser pic of the next new offering coming for 2022: the ES sedan. The company proclaimed Tuesday the “quintessential luxury sedan gets a refresh. Join us on April 18 for the unveiling of the new 2022 Lexus ES.” The reveal will...
GM, Ford Idle Plants as Biden Meeting Looms

GM, Ford Idle Plants as Biden Meeting Looms

The recent news from the Biden administration about its plans to alleviate the semiconductor shortage isn’t helping General Motors or Ford today as the company announced more production cuts. GM extended its shutdown of the Lansing (Michigan) Grand River plant until...
Uber, Lyft Looking to Add Drivers, Touting Sky-High Rates

Uber, Lyft Looking to Add Drivers, Touting Sky-High Rates

Uber’s preparing to spend $250 million to increase drivers’ pay, including offering payment guarantees and other incentives to lure new drivers to the service and entice the existing ones to work more often. The effort comes as Uber and rival Lyft report their drivers...
Industry Group Pushes Biden to Spend on Chip Production

Industry Group Pushes Biden to Spend on Chip Production

The chorus of voices calling for the Biden administration to assist with the ongoing semiconductor shortage got another member today. The Alliance for Automotive Innovation implored the U.S. Commerce Department to secure dedicated funding to expand U.S. semiconductor...
Krafcik Leaves Waymo After Five Years as CEO

Krafcik Leaves Waymo After Five Years as CEO

Add “former” to the title of Waymo CEO John Krafcik, who announced today he’s left the company. The former Hyundai Motor America chief spent five years heading up the autonomous vehicle subsidiary of Google, which, according to his farewell on LinkedIn, “was called...
Gas Prices Fall After Lengthy Run Up

Gas Prices Fall After Lengthy Run Up

After a lengthy run up, gas prices dipped — slightly — this week. The national average fell 2 cents per gallon compared with the week prior to $2.86 per gallon. The change hit most parts of the country as 45 states saw prices decline or stay flat compared to a week...
Hyundai Teases Long-Awaited Santa Cruz Small Pickup

Hyundai Teases Long-Awaited Santa Cruz Small Pickup

Hyundai played catch up when it came to sport-utility vehicles and now it looks like it’s ready to focus on pickup trucks. The company today released a series of teaser sketches of its long-awaited Santa Cruz pickup. Set to arrive as a 2022 model, the Santa Cruz is...
First Look: 2022 Kia EV6

First Look: 2022 Kia EV6

Kia’s not messing around here and the newly launched EV6 — it’s first-ever fully electric vehicle — delivers the proof. The South Korean automaker’s first entry using the E-GMP battery-electric skateboard it shares with sibling automaker, Hyundai, the EV6 is the...

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