Ford CEO Farley Wants to Make Quality Job 1 Again

Ford CEO Farley Wants to Make Quality Job 1 Again

Ford’s new CEO Jim Farley has plenty of challenges facing him in the coming year, and many of them can be traced back to the automaker’s ongoing quality and reliability issues that are hurting both its reputation and its bottom line. The depth of the problem was...
McLaren Artura Hybrid Supercar to Debut in 2021

McLaren Artura Hybrid Supercar to Debut in 2021

McLaren has offered up a new name for, and more details about, the hybrid supercar it plans to bring to market next year. Like competitors such as Aston Martin and Ferrari, McLaren wants to take advantage of the incredible, off-the-line torque that electric motors can...
End of the “Oil Era”?

End of the “Oil Era”?

An upcoming boom in EV sales, notably in China, will bring to an end the “oil era,” according to a new study by research firm Carbon Tracker. While the need for oil won’t end anytime soon, growth in demand will drop by 70%, the study forecast, while the switch to...
First Drive: 2021 Mazda3 Turbo

First Drive: 2021 Mazda3 Turbo

Mazda has long been a bit of a conundrum for automotive enthusiasts. Its products generally offer great design, refined and well-equipped interiors and compelling vehicle dynamics. But they often fall short in one key category: powertrain performance. That message...
First Look: 2021 Mercedes-Maybach S580

First Look: 2021 Mercedes-Maybach S580

The Mercedes-Benz S-Class long has served as the brand’s flagship, a highly polished example of what German luxury is all about — but for those who want to take things a big step beyond, there’s the new Mercedes-Maybach S580 making its formal debut today. While...
First Drive: 2021 Ford F-150

First Drive: 2021 Ford F-150

It’s been a tough year for auto buyers and automakers alike. But, if anything, demand for full-size pickups has been running at a frantic pace. Detroit automakers continue to dominate the market and despite strong competition from its crosstown rivals, Ford Motor Co....
VW ID Space Vizzion Gets a Go for Launch

VW ID Space Vizzion Gets a Go for Launch

Volkswagen plans to bring at least 50 all-electric vehicles to market through its many brands by mid-decade. Some will draw from the automaker’s past, like the VW ID. Buzz that will be the modern incarnation of the classic Volkswagen Microbus. Others are looking into...