GM Looking to Grow its Finance Arm’s Capabilities

GM Looking to Grow its Finance Arm’s Capabilities

General Motors has been generating plenty of attention for its plans to shift to battery-electric vehicle production; however, the auto company has also been looking to get back into some old businesses too, namely banking. It’s an oversimplification, but the Wall...
Fiat Chrysler Debuts Fourth “Built to Serve” Pickup

Fiat Chrysler Debuts Fourth “Built to Serve” Pickup

Fiat Chrysler’s Ram brand rolled out the latest edition of its “Built to Serve” full-size pickups, this newest version’s two color options: tank and flame red. The company has already produced three earlier models in tribute to the Air Force, Army and Navy....
Fiat Chrysler and PSA Not Exactly a “Merger of Equals”

Fiat Chrysler and PSA Not Exactly a “Merger of Equals”

Chrysler fans with good memories remember the last time the company was involved in a “merger of equals,” and how it worked out so when the phrase was tied to the partnering of Fiat Chrysler and PSA there was some skepticism. Turns out they had reason to be skeptical....
CEO Musk Says a Compact Tesla a Must for Europe

CEO Musk Says a Compact Tesla a Must for Europe

Tesla CEO Elon Musk keeps looking the EV maker’s long-term expansion plans, revealing that a compact car is a priority for the European market. Musk, speaking at an online battery conference hosted by the German government, came to the realization during a recent trip...
Travel Numbers Expected to Drop for Long Holiday Weekend

Travel Numbers Expected to Drop for Long Holiday Weekend

Some parts of the country are in the next round of pandemic-related lockdowns so traveling for the long Thanksgiving holiday weekend is expected to decline this year. However, there is plenty of research that shows the folks that are planning to trek over the hills...
CEO Barra Wants GM to be Dominant Global EV Maker

CEO Barra Wants GM to be Dominant Global EV Maker

General Motors is putting serious financial and intellectual resources behind its electrification and efforts to reach the goal of being world leader in electric vehicles. Chairman and CEO Mary Barra said the financial commitment – up to $27 billion ­– is designed to...
NHTSA Expands Probe into Tesla Touchscreen Issue

NHTSA Expands Probe into Tesla Touchscreen Issue

While Tesla’s financial picture continues to be rosy, the California-based EV maker’s struggle with safety issues keeps clouding that view, including a growing federal investigation into camera failures. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration,...
First Look: 2022 Honda Civic

First Look: 2022 Honda Civic

A small group of designers at Honda may have the worst job in the automotive industry: updating the Civic to meet the expectations for the company and the public for the 11th-generation version of the top-selling compact. American Honda unveiled the prototype of the...
Mercedes E-Class Captures Motor Trend 2021 Car of the Year

Mercedes E-Class Captures Motor Trend 2021 Car of the Year

The end of the calendar year kicks off the beginning of awards season in the auto industry, the latest being Motor Trend’s annual “Car of the Year” award, which for 2021 is going to the Mercedes-Benz E-Class. Mercedes was quick to announce its capture of the latest...