Unlike his long-time colleague Jeremy Clarkson, veteran journalist and TV host James May is very open to the widespread adoption of electric cars and recently had the chance to test out an MGB Roadster that’s now sporting an all-electric powertrain. The car in question comes from a British company by the name of RBW EV
LONDON — Nissan will pause a production line at its factory in Sunderland, England, due to supply chain disruption caused by the pandemic. The automaker will temporarily stop the line produces Qashqai compact crossover and Leaf small electric car on Friday. “We anticipate that production will resume on Monday next week,” Nissan said. Global shipping
The Washington Auto Show is postponing the spring event because of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, show organizers said Thursday. The event was set to run March 26 through April 4 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in the nation’s capital. Show organizers in August moved the 2021 show from its original dates — Jan.
Buick on Thursday detailed the redesigned 2021 Envision arriving at dealerships now in the U.S. The crossover SUV features a bolder, more expressive look than its somewhat staid predecessor that has been on sale since 2016 and never managed to really excite the market. Sales in the United States have averaged about 30,000 units annually. Envisions
What kind of vehicle is the 2021 Tesla Model X? What does it compare to? The Model X is a three-row electric crossover SUV with seating for up to seven. The largest Tesla on sale now compares to the Audi E-Tron, but offers supercar-like falcon-wing doors. Is the 2021 Tesla Model X a good car?
The genre of fun 404 pages has a new entry. A lucky redditor has discovered that if you click on a bad link on Kia Canada’s website, you land on a Where’s Waldo-style page. The pun is pretty simple, but no less amusing. Just as the page isn’t found, neither is a Neptune Blue Kia
Vehicle listings company CarGurus promoted CFO Jason Trevisan to CEO as founder and former CEO Langley Steinert steps back from the top role to focus on product and strategy. Steinert, 57, will stay on at the company as CarGurus’ executive chairman, the Cambridge, Mass., company said Thursday, but will no longer lead its day-to-day operations.
A collection of more than 200 General Motors classic cars is going up for auction this week. Muscle Car City, a museum that Rick Treworgy opened 14 years ago in Punta Gorda, Fla., is shutting down. Treworgy, who housed his collection in a former Walmart, moved up his planned retirement after visitor traffic dried up
A visitor walks past a Ford Escape Titanium at an auto show last April. Greg Baker | AFP | Getty Images DETROIT – Ford Motor will recall 3 million older vehicles due to potential issues with their airbag inflators, costing the automaker an estimated $610 million. The company confirmed the cost in a filing Thursday
A Tesla Model S electric sedan was turned into a 2-door convertible by luxury Italian design house ARES and unlike previous attempts to make convertible Tesla vehicles, it actually looks pretty good. Tesla Convertibles Tesla currently doesn’t produce any convertible cars. The automaker’s very first car, the Tesla Roadster, was a convertible, but many people
Subaru of America has launched a fresh round of advertising centered around a new donation to nonprofit Feeding America amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The Camden, N.J.-based unit of Japan’s Subaru, along with its two independent distributors — Subaru of New England and Subaru Distributors Corp. — said they will be donating a total of 100
Tesla China-made Model 3 vehicles are seen during a delivery event at its factory in Shanghai, China January 7, 2020. Aly Song | Reuters BEIJING — A Tesla Model 3 exploded in an underground residential parking garage in Shanghai on Tuesday, Chinese media reported. No people were injured in the fire, Tesla said in a
An interesting move from Tesla has been spotted in Europe. The company has lowered Model 3 prices quite noticeably. The reduction varies between the versions and particular countries. According to reddit, in Germany the change is: Standard Range Plus RWD: €3,000 (from €39,990 to €42,990; €33,990 after subsidy) Long Range AWD: €2,500 (from €49,990 to €52,490;
The first-generation Toyota Mirai was never a particularly desirable vehicle. In fact, it was quiet the opposite. Now, with the launch of the second-generation model, has Toyota delivered a hydrogen-powered vehicle that people might actually want to own? Shortly after the 2021 Mirai landed in the United States, Doug DeMuro has had the opportunity to
Volvo Cars has begun the search for a new head of purchasing to replace Martina Buchhauser, who led the automaker’s push to more ethically and sustainably source materials since arriving from BMW in 2017. Buchhauser will return to Germany at the end of this month to “take on new opportunities,” a spokeswoman told Automotive News
On January 17, 1921, a Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost rolled off an assembly line, but it wasn’t in Derby, England. Instead, that car and 2,945 that followed were assembled in Springfield, Massachusetts, USA. “These Rolls-Royce ‘Springfield’ Motor cars benefited from the creativity of US coachbuilders including Brewster, Willoughby, Merimac and Hollbrook, and brought us some wonderful
What kind of SUV is the 2021 Land Rover Range Rover Evoque? What does it compare to? The Evoque is a five-seat luxury crossover that trades on the Land Rover and Range Rover names for its SUV credibility—but dresses in runway-fashion attire. It’s sleek and talented like its rivals—the BMW X3, the Volvo XC60, and
A C5 Corvette has been destroyed in California after crashing during an alleged street race. The California Highway Patrol’s Salona Area took to Facebook to post images taken in the aftermath. They show that the Corvette was utterly destroyed and by the crash and the subsequent fire, with parts seen strewn across the road. Authorities
Leon Edwards, a former president of the National Automobile Dealers Association who led the group when it agreed to a decade of antitrust oversight by the U.S. Justice Department, died Saturday. He was 89. Edwards, a Chevrolet dealer from Birmingham, Ala., was NADA president in 1995. During his tenure, NADA agreed to the antitrust settlement
TOKYO — Kia has a new company name, new logo and new slogan — all to help herald its new ambition of becoming a global leader in electric vehicles with annual sales of 500,000 EVs by 2026. CEO Ho Sung Song says the time is right for the big shift — even in the U.S.,