BMW recently announced in a cost cutting measure that it will move all Mini stores from stand alone brick and mortar locations into BMW house branded retailers. But the reasoning behind the move signifies what’s wrong with the car industry. Mini isn’t selling not just because of crossovermania, but because BMW missed opportunities to electrify the brand earlier that could’ve turned Mini fans and potential EV consumers on sooner to car electrification. Now Americans don't want them at all, or like they used to.
The early C7 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 units were plagued with cooling issues during “normal” track time, but during a recent interview, chief engineer Tadge Juechter stated that those problems are a thing of the past, having been addressed before the 2017 model year Z06 hit the streets.
The Moose Test has become a popular topic of conversation due to its name and in the video below, the 2018 Ford Mustang GT is put through the paces of the Swedish safety program and it does well, meeting the local requirements and looking great in the process.
If you want legacy car companies like Ford, GM and Chrysler to make electric cars only that would mean to ask them to at first lose billions of dollars on EV sales as Tesla makes money on theirs, while the legacies revamp their supply chains, acquire and implement new platforms on new battery tech, and hope these new cars will soon one day make money
After more than a year's worth of denials that there would be no pickup heading to the U.S., things have changed at the automaker. Herbert Diess, chief exec of the automaker, hinted in an interview that there very well could be a pickup for the U.S., if talks with Ford work out.
The new Ford Mustang race car that is replacing the Falcon in the Australian Supercars series recently hit the track for the first time with drivers from Team Penske and the results look promising for Ford Racing fans Down Under.
As Tesla Corporation completes its plans to corner the BEV market with a nearly complete vehicle portfolio, VW Group launches Operation Polaris, a plan to beat Tesla at the same game VW invented before Tesla uses that same VW book to saturate it. While Tesla uses VW’s rulebook to reduce the cost of a cheaper Model 3, VW tries to outflank Tesla by throwing that same book back at them to launch production on such a massive D Day scale for their first ID electric car to try to drown out Tesla.
Kia has recalled 16,011 Stingers to fix a potential problem. The vehicles, built from 2017-18, have a problem in the left fender. Due to a burr in the fender, it is possible that a wiring harness may wearing. That wear could mean a fire.