Category: News

Latest news about cars, trucks and driving in general.

Tesla
17
Jan
2023
Posted in News

Tesla is the New Luxury King

The luxury market has a new champion as Tesla took the top sales position for 2022, displacing BMW the previous leader. The electric vehicle maker doesn’t break down its sales by region, therefore the numbers are estimates based on new…

business graph
09
Jan
2023
Posted in News

U.S. Auto Sales Fall; GM Retakes Sales Crown

Sales of passenger vehicles dropped in 2022, falling below 13.4 million annual units. GM was one of the few manufacturers to report an increase for the year, enabling this automaker to reclaim the top U.S. sales spot from Toyota. However,…

02
Jan
2023
Posted in News

Electric Vehicle Tax Credits: Are You Eligible?

A new year brings with it a fresh set of regulations, rules, and tax changes, including tax credits. Beginning January 1, 2023, the U.S. Treasury Department and the IRS issued details on specific clean vehicle provisions of the federal Inflation…

child labor
19
Dec
2022
Posted in News

Hyundai Kia Has an Underage Worker Problem

A Reuters investigative report dropped a bombshell last week, revealing that at least two Hyundai Kia suppliers employed underage, migrant workers. The discovery affects two suppliers in Alabama with up to a half-dozen more possibly in violation of state and…

Jeep Cherokee
12
Dec
2022
Posted in News

Jeep Cherokee Future in Doubt

Parent Stellantis will close an Illinois plant and may move production to Mexico. Jeep’s Cherokee utility vehicle may soon see the axe, or its production may relocate from Belvidere, Illinois, to Mexico. Automotive News reported recently that the plant will…

Tesla
02
Dec
2022
Posted in News

Tesla Unveils Production-Ready Semi EV

Tesla, the leading maker of passenger electric vehicles, is now in the commercial truck business thanks to its introduced all-electric 18-wheeler. Last night, the Tesla Semi rolled out at an event held at the company’s Gigafactory in Sparks, Nevada. The…

Honda Prologue
07
Oct
2022
Posted in New Models News

Early Look: 2024 Honda Prologue EV

The Honda Prologue, at a glance. The Honda Motor Company trails its main competitors in developing full-electric vehicles. With the market shifting to EVs, Honda finds itself behind the curve. But thanks to a partnership with GM, this Japanese automaker…

2023 Toyota Crown
05
Oct
2022
Posted in New Models News

Toyota: Out With the Avalon, In With the Crown

The Toyota Avalon is discontinued following a nearly three-decade run. Like other large sedans, sales of the Avalon had steadily fallen, making it difficult to justify its existence. But Toyota isn’t forgetting the market. Indeed, arriving just after the Avalon’s…

Buick logo
19
Sep
2022
Posted in News

Is the Buick Brand Ending?

General Motors finds itself at a crossroads. The company is transitioning to electric vehicles, cutting models, and introducing new ones. Soon, the Chevrolet brand will be without the Malibu and Camaro, car models that will join the Sonic, Cruze, and…

Ford Mustang
15
Sep
2022
Posted in New Models News

Evolved 2024 Ford Mustang Upholds its Pony Car Mantle

Coupe and convertible Ford Mustang models carry forward. The Ford Motor Company is eager to transition to electric vehicles, except when it isn’t. The corporation, with several very popular all-gasoline models in the F-150, Bronco, and Mustang, is hedging its…

Chrysler 300C
13
Sep
2022
Posted in News

Big Hemi Powers Final Edition Chrysler 300C

The Chrysler 300C is going away, a traditional full-size sedan that’s taking its final bow for 2023. The sedan line, initially introduced in 1955 and resurrected decades later, fades away as the Chrysler marque prepares to shift to full electric…

2025 Cadillac Celestiq
22
Jul
2022
Posted in Concept Vehicles News

Cadillac Seeks to Regain Lost “Standard of the World” Moniker with Celestiq EV

Future standard of the world? In 1908, Cadillac won the prestigious Dewar Trophy, recognizing innovative advancements, particularly in engineering. Specifically, Cadillac was acknowledged for the interchangeability of its parts, a difficult feat at that time. Because of its leadership in…

Hyundai Ioniq Hybrid
11
Jul
2022
Posted in News

Last Call for These 2022 Hyundai Models

Mark 2022 as a watershed year for the Hyundai brand. But not necessarily for reasons you may think. Indeed, it was not the introduction of the full-electric Ioniq 5 that topped the news, although this model certainly portends what is…

contract
28
Jun
2022
Posted in News

Ford Stopping Lease-End Purchases for EVs

The Ford Motor Company has three electric vehicle models available with more on the way. The F-150 Lighting, Mustang Mach-E, and the e-Transit are the models currently on sale. For customers who lease these vehicles, a new provision in the…

Dodge Challenger Hellcat
24
Jun
2022
Posted in News

Dodge Prepares to Go Electric

Make no mistake that Dodge was and is the performance brand for the Chrysler Group. But that group as we once knew it has changed as the American brands comprised of Dodge, Chrysler, Jeep, and Ram are now under the…

Hyundai Georgia
25
May
2022
Posted in News

Georgia Chosen for Hyundai’s First EV Plant in America

Bryan County, Georgia is the site for a planned Hyundai manufacturing facility. Last week, Governor Bryan P. Kemp and other Georgia officials met with Hyundai Motor Group officials and announced that land near Savannah was selected. It will become the…

car accident
23
May
2022
Posted in News

Traffic Deaths Reach 16-Year High

Traffic accidents are a significant deal, but even worse are those that leave victims injured or dead. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) tracks data from all 50 states, districts, and territories, and shares that data with Americans. Traffic…

Honda Service Pass
10
May
2022
Posted in News

Honda Service Pass Adds Complimentary Care

New vehicle shoppers should be aware of the perks that come with buying a vehicle. Most people are familiar with powertrain and bumper-to-bumper warranties. Some also realize that roadside assistance is typically offered. What only a few manufacturers offer is…

diesel
04
May
2022
Posted in News

Record High Diesel Prices Persist

Rising diesel prices show no sign of easing. “Pain at the pump” is the norm these days as fuel prices are the highest we have seen in more than a decade. But if your vehicle takes diesel fuel, that pain…

VINFAST
22
Apr
2022
Posted in News

VinFast is Coming to America

VinFast, an upstart automaker from Vietnam, will enter the U.S. market this year. The company, founded in 2017 by Vingroup, is currently producing vehicles in its home country. Later this year, two all-electric SUVs arrive stateside, models that will later…