Indianapolis 500 Black Flagged Until August

Indianapolis 500 Black Flagged Until August

Another major U.S. sporting event is being postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic: the 2020 Indianapolis 500. This year’s race will run Aug. 23 instead of its original May 24 date. As a result, the 104th edition of the race will be the first one ever not completed...
Ford Recalling More Than 250K Vehicles for Three Actions

Ford Recalling More Than 250K Vehicles for Three Actions

Ford is recalling more than 250,000 Fiestas, Fusions, Milans and MKZs as well as E-Series vans as part of three separate actions covering potentially faulty door hardware, wire harnesses and brake pedals. The automaker is recalling selected 2014-15 Ford Fiesta,...
General Motors, Fiat Chrysler Gain Market Share in Q1

General Motors, Fiat Chrysler Gain Market Share in Q1

This story has been updated with additional information. The quick decline of new vehicle sales in March has unexpected silver lining for two of the Detroit Three automakers: a jump in market share for the first quarter. Edmunds.com analysts believe that March auto...
Lease Prices Decline as Coronavirus Outbreak Expands

Lease Prices Decline as Coronavirus Outbreak Expands

Automakers are dealing with the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on multiple fronts, including the increasing decline in sales. However, they’ve moved quickly, offering improved financing offers for potential buyers and now we’re seeing some maker’s offering...
Trump Gives GM, Ford, Tesla Approval to Build Ventilators

Trump Gives GM, Ford, Tesla Approval to Build Ventilators

Just a day after General Motors began working with a medical device company to determine what it needs to do make ventilators, President Donald Trump gave the automaker, as well as Ford and Tesla permission to start making the devices. Trump revealed he’d given them...
Automaker Responses to Coronavirus Pandemic

Automaker Responses to Coronavirus Pandemic

The coronavirus pandemic has caused major disruptions across the U.S. for automakers and the lives of those working for car companies not to mention those who own or are seeking to own vehicles. Thus far, automakers have taken a two-pronged attack when it comes to...
GM Shuts Down New Orders for New Corvette

GM Shuts Down New Orders for New Corvette

Perhaps the most-anticipated Chevrolet Corvette ever, the new C8 Stingray, is no longer available — to be ordered. The company stopped taking orders for the 2020 model March 18, due to overwhelming demand combined with a strike-induced delay on getting the Bowling...