GM Ready to Build 20K New C8 Corvettes

GM Ready to Build 20K New C8 Corvettes

The coronavirus pandemic has wrecked much of the carefully orchestrated production plans of automakers around the world, making it tougher for potential buyers of high-demand vehicles, like pickups, to secure the vehicle they want. It appears that General Motors will...
Hyundai, Kia Global Sales Drop in May Due to Pandemic

Hyundai, Kia Global Sales Drop in May Due to Pandemic

Automakers around the globe are finalizing the count on how many vehicles they sold in May and South Korean automakers Hyundai Motor Co. and Kia Motors said its initial results showed their global sales fell by double-digit percentages. Hyundai report its sales fell...
Ford Set to Unveil Next-Generation F-150 on June 25

Ford Set to Unveil Next-Generation F-150 on June 25

Ford’s best-selling truck, the F-150, is about to become just another vehicle when it comes to the pandemic as its debut is being pushed back a week to June 25 — and it’ll be done online. The 14th generation of the pickup is just the latest high-profile vehicle to be...
Volkswagen Making $2B Wager on China’s EV Market

Volkswagen Making $2B Wager on China’s EV Market

Volkswagen AG is betting big – more than $2 billion – that the Chinese electric vehicle market – the largest in the world – will rebound, leading to growth for its burgeoning line-up of electric vehicles and ultimately to more profits. The German automaker announced...
McLaren Sees Q1 Loss Balloon to $164.3M Due to Pandemic

McLaren Sees Q1 Loss Balloon to $164.3M Due to Pandemic

Super car maker McLaren Group is the latest automaker to highlight how hard the global pandemic has been on the industry, reporting its pre-tax loss in the first quarter jumped to 133 million pounds, or $164.3 million, from just 18 million pounds, or $22.2 million,...
BMW Keeps on Truckin’ with its 2021 5 Series Sedan

BMW Keeps on Truckin’ with its 2021 5 Series Sedan

BMW is a study in extremes these days. Just a week after it debuts a big, high-powered SUV, it rolls out a sedan. Not just any sedan, though. The Bavarian automaker’s taken the covers off its seventh-gen BMW 5 Series line-up, including a new mild-hybrid upgrade for...
New Documentary Chronicles Seven Decades of the Batmobile

New Documentary Chronicles Seven Decades of the Batmobile

If you are a child of a certain age and the Batmobile is brought up, there is just one thing that comes to mind. “Atomic batteries to power. Turbines to speed!” Robin advises. “We can move out,” says Batman, played by Adam West in this scenario, squeals the tires and...
British Super Car Maker McLaren Cuts 1,200 Jobs

British Super Car Maker McLaren Cuts 1,200 Jobs

McLaren Group, the British maker of super cars and a top Formula One racing team, announced it’s cutting 1,200 jobs across all of its businesses, including the racing team. As has been the case with so many other companies, McLaren’s been hit hard financially due to...