Buick EV

Buick EV

China is the scene for the global debut of the Buick Enspire. The company says the all-electric concept SUV generates 410 kW and can travel up to 370 miles on a single charge. The Buick Enspire will be on display at Auto China 2018 in Beijing later this month.  

Racing Mustangs

Racing Mustangs

We know the Ford Mustang can go fast.  The sports coupe will be racing for the finish line.  Ford has announced the Mustang will succeed the Fusion in NASCAR Monster Energy Cup Series in 2019.  It will be the first time a Mustang will compete in professional stock car racing’s top league.  Ford started exporting the Mustang to global markets in 2015.  Since then,… Read More

Global Focus

Global Focus

Ford has its eye on global markets unveiling the all-new Focus. Depending on the market, the Focus will appear as a 4-door sedan, 5-door wagon or 5-door hatchback.   Ford says this is part of their global strategy to use common architectures and modules while tailoring body styles, models and engines to specific markets.  The Chinese market will get a 1.0-liter… Read More

More Camaro Choices

More Camaro Choices

Camaro fans there are more reasons to want one.  Chevrolet has revealed the 2019 Camaro, and for the first time a Turbo 1LE good for 275 hp will be part of the line-up.  To make things even more interesting, Camaro SS will be offered with 10L80 10-speed paddle-shift automatic transmission featuring custom launch control and line lock.  Technology improves as well… Read More

VW EV & Limited Lotus

VW EV & Limited Lotus

A touch of Tesla is coming to Volkswagen.  Matthew Renna will become the new Vice President for Volkswagen’s North American Region.  Renna will oversee Volkswagen’s modular system for manufacturing electric vehicles.  He was at Tesla Motors, where he served as program manager for the Model S and Model X.  Renna will begin his duties at VW April 16, 2018. How… Read More

Cutting Cars

Cutting Cars

We’ve been telling you about consumers’ seemingly insatiable appetite for SUV’s and crossovers, and how that’s making it tough to sell sedans.  Cars make up about one-third of vehicle sales in the U.S, but it looks like buyers who want sedans will have fewer options.  The Wall Street Journal is reporting Ford will stop selling the subcompact Fiesta in the U.S.… Read More

Protecting Passengers

Protecting Passengers

In their latest tests of 7 small SUVs, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety evaluated how well the vehicles protected passengers in the front seats.  The BMW X1 and Mitsubishi Outlander topped the list.  16 small SUVs have gone through this passenger-side small overlap front test since it was introduced in 2017.  During these evaluations, the vehicle travels… Read More

Fuel Economy Rollback

Fuel Economy Rollback

The EPA has decided to revise the Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) standards for light duty cars and trucks, effectively putting an end to the lofty fuel economy and tailpipe emissions goals set by the Obama Administration. Donald Trump appointee EPA administrator Scott Pruitt said this week that the goals for model years 2022-2025 are unrealistic and with… Read More

Subaru Milestone

Subaru Milestone

Subaru is celebrating a milestone.  They’re marking 30 years of Subaru Tecnica International.  They’re racing roots go further back to 1972, when a Leone model competed in Australia’s Southern Cross Rally.  STI actually began on April 2, 1988.  Since then, STI engineering can claim three World Rally Championships, 47 WRC overall wins, and four class wins in… Read More

Ram Run For The Roses

Ram Run For The Roses

One of the traditional events of Spring is also marking something new for truck buyers.  Ram unveiled a limited edition of the all-new 2019 Ram 1500 to commemorate the 144th running of the Kentucky Derby.  It’s based on the top Limited trim, and features “Run for the Roses” fender graphics.  At the same time, Ram is introducing Ivory White Tri Coat paint and a… Read More