As Indiana officials delivered victory speeches, Michigan Economic Development Corp. CEO Quentin Messer said Michigan is still "competing aggressively" to win future investments by Stellantis and other companies.
Prices surged for key raw materials such as lithium, nickel and cobalt in the past 18 months. The pandemic, the war in Ukraine and a lack of investment all had an effect, the International Energy Agency said.
Toyota celebrates the 40th anniversary of the 4Runner SUV not with a new model, but with some yellow, orange, and red body graphics. The special edition on the aging SUV will be limited to 4,040 units for the U.S. market, the automaker announced Tuesday. The 2023 Toyota 4Runner mostly carries on in the same manner […]
The 2023 Toyota Tacoma will carry over for at least one more year. That's the big takeaway from Toyota's announcement last week of a new SX cosmetic package on SR5 grades on both the bestselling mid-size pickup truck and its bigger brother, the 2023 Toyota Tundra that was redesigned for 2022. The SX Package burnishes […]
The past and the future collide this week with our coverage of excellent sports coupes and the latest 2023 redesigned and electric models. The new normal is pretty exciting. Here's what else moved us. 2023 Nissan Z review The rear-wheel-drive coupe with a standard 6-speed manual honors the past while adapting to the present with […]
Volvo’s decisive march toward offering only electric vehicles by 2030 has begun as indecisively as eggs hatching in a nest. Volvo and Polestar sell three new related electric birdies, the Volvo XC40 Recharge, C40 Recharge, and Polestar 2. The triplets share an electric vehicle platform, propulsion system, and battery pack. But aren’t...
Hyundai and Kia are recalling their first mass-produced electric cars for the U.S. due to an increased rollaway risk. A software error can cause the parking mechanism to disengage, allowing the vehicle to roll away on uneven ground, the NHTSA disclosed this week. The recall encompasses 10,729 Hyundai Ioniq 5 and 9,014 Kia EV6 models […]
The number of people killed in car crashes in the U.S. increased by 10.5% from 2020 to 2021, representing the largest percentage increase in the history of crash fatality data keeping, the NHTSA disclosed in preliminary estimates on Tuesday. The NHTSA estimates 42,915 people died in motor vehicle crashes in 2021, the most since 2005. […]
The 2023 Genesis GV60 electric car costs $59,980, including a $1,090 destination charge, the luxury automaker announced Tuesday, the same day it went on sale. Initially, sales of the battery electric crossover will be limited to California, Connecticut, New Jersey, and New York, but Genesis promises to expand availability later in the year for its...
The 2023 Subaru Legacy rolls into the new model year with a fresh face, updated safety features, and a larger single-unit touchscreen, the automaker announced last week. Modesty defines the mid-cycle refresh of the mid-size sedan as Subaru tries to keep pace with the 2023 Toyota Camry, Honda Accord, and Hyundai Sonata. Subaru expands the […]
The 2023 model year rolls out from automakers toward dealerships in earnest, but supply remains constrained even as automakers prep their latest models with the newest technology. We spanned both model years this week, finally getting in an updated 2022 Chevrolet Silverado (not the carryover 2022 Silverado LTD) with a much needed refresh inside...
Hyundai is recalling certain 2013-2014 Sonata mid-size sedans for a potential fuel hose leak that can increase the risk of a fire, the NHTSA disclosed this week. The 2013-2014 Sonata and 2013-2014 Kia Optima had previously been recalled for a fuel hose that can crack prematurely and leak fuel. The tape and zip-tie remedy for […]
If it feels at times like we’re talking more about fuel shortages than ever these days, there are very good reasons for that – even if the exact factors behind such problems haven’t always been the same. Consider, for instance, the UK fuel supply crisis that hogged column inches back in the autumn of 2021. […]
Introduction In today’s financially fraught world, in which inflation seems to be constantly climbing and the ‘cost-of-living’ crisis is taking up more and more space in the newspapers, you might initially imagine that £3,000 wouldn’t go that far as a budget for a car purchase. However, if that is your view, our team here at […]
We are all human beings with different tastes, circumstances, and requirements, so we all vary in terms of the relationships we have with our cars – and the frequency with which we change our cars is likely to be a key indicator of that. Take a moment to look over your own car history – […]
Every petrolhead dreams of speeding around the track and then taking the chequered flag after an absorbing race. Unfortunately, not many of us will ever get the chance to do that – at least not in front of adoring crowds. But just because we won’t be spraying champagne on the Formula 1 winners’ podium, or […]
When you are trying to choose between natural and synthetic car wax, there are several aspects of both types that you will need to understand and consider. Let’s dig into each type and give you all your options, so you can choose the proper car wax for your needs. Natural Wax When natural wax is […]
If you’re faced with an expensive repair on your vehicle, your first thought might be, “I don’t have that kind of money.” Your second thought is probably, “I need to know where to sell my car.” If you recently bought a used car or yours is getting older, you may want to save up for […]
One essential aspects drivers are interested in is the engine performance in their cars. Proper engine performance means impeccable drivability, but the amount of power might not always be enough. One should consider BMW tuning to improve performance. Tuning improves Engine Control Unit (ECU) operations to harness more power out of the engine without purchasing […]
Here’s the million dollar question – is vehicle detailing anything more than a vanity project? That’s certainly how it can look. After all, what’s the primary purpose of detailing? To make your vehicle look great again, to return it to that fabled ‘straight-from-the-showroom’ look. There’s also no doubt that, for many car owners, detailing is […]
Hitting the road on a long trip is a welcome experience that provides solitude, peace, and a much-deserved break from life’roads hassle. This is especially true during this traumatizing COVID-19 era. Many of us have been stuck in the same place for the past couple of years. However, with the lockdowns and mandates lifted in […]
When it comes to people buying their first car, everyone has a story to tell. The first-time car buying experience usually begins with days and weeks of searching for the right choice and evaluating the best deal from different showrooms, only to be confused by the endless specs. A lot of offers and advice would […]