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EV-Motoring: Volvo Cars gears up for long-term sustainable growth with new Slovakia electric car manufacturing plant

EV-Motoring: Volvo Cars gears up for long-term sustainable growth with new Slovakia electric car manufacturing plant

Slovakia as the location for its new plant, Volvo Cars creates a European triangle of manufacturing covering its largest sales region – complementing the Ghent plant (Belgium) in western Europe and the Torslanda plant (Sweden) in northern Europe.The new facility represents an investment of around EUR 1.2 billion (1). ... Continue reading

EV-Motoring: Volkswagen's first fully-electric sedan: world premiere of the ID. AERO +VIDEO

EV-Motoring: Volkswagen's first fully-electric sedan: world premiere of the ID. AERO +VIDEO

Volkswagen reveals concept car as a preview of the electric vehicle family flagship Flowing design combines optimized aerodynamics and elegant lines Fully-electric four-door production model will be offered worldwide in the future in the premium mid-size segment Wolfsburg – With today’s world premiere of the ID. AE ... Continue reading

EV-Motoring: 2022 Mazda MX-30 EV - Chicagoland Review by Larry Nutson

EV-Motoring: 2022 Mazda MX-30 EV - Chicagoland Review by Larry Nutson

The Mazda MX-30 EV is an entirely new subcompact crossover utility vehicle (UV) that’s battery powered. Yes, the MX-30 EV is all-electric and it’s Mazda’s first foray into the electric vehicle space. ... Continue reading

2023-1994 Expert Car and Truck Reviews, Drivetrain Options and Official MPG Data

2023-1994 Expert Car and Truck Reviews, Drivetrain Options and Official MPG Data

Expert Car and Truck Reviews 1993-2023, No Emails Scammed Or Sold, Used Car Specs, Crash tests, Service Bulletins, Recalls, MPG, and Other Purchase Consideration Decision Making Research and Road Tests ... Continue reading

J.D. Power Initial Quality Study; Buick and Genesis Rank Highest

J.D. Power Initial Quality Study; Buick and Genesis Rank Highest

According to the J.D. Power 2022 U.S. Initial Quality StudySM (IQS), released today. The disruptions caused by the pandemic—supply chain issues, record-high vehicle prices and personnel dislocations—contributed to vehicle problems reaching a record high in the 36-year history of this benchmark study. ... Continue reading

Jeep® Brand Salutes US Military With Special Limited-edition Freedom Package for 2023 Gladiator and Wrangler

Jeep® Brand Salutes US Military With Special Limited-edition Freedom Package for 2023 Gladiator and Wrangler

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., July 1, 2022 -- Jeep® brand offers Gladiator and Wrangler Freedom special editions to honor servicemen and servicewomen Military-themed exterior and interior design cues include an Oscar Mike badge, as well as an American flag decal Winch-capable steel front bumper and steel rock rails Jeep brand ... Continue reading

2022 Hyundai Tucson Hybrid Auto Channel Review by Mark Fulmer

2022 Hyundai Tucson Hybrid Auto Channel Review by Mark Fulmer

2022 Hyundai Tucson Hybrid. The Tucson Hybrid follows the successful Hyundai strategy of of presenting unique styling, enhanced value, advanced powertrains, and safety. Even in the crowded SUV market, the Tucson competes by giving buyers some interesting design accents. ... Continue reading

Hyundai Ioniq 5 Earns Highest IIHS Safety Award +VIDEO

Hyundai Ioniq 5 Earns Highest IIHS Safety Award +VIDEO

The all-new 2022 Hyundai Ioniq 5, an electric small SUV, earns a Top Safety Pick+ award from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. To earn either of the Institute’s two awards in 2022, vehicles must earn good ratings in six IIHS crashworthiness evaluations, including the driver-side small overlap front, passeng ... Continue reading

GENESIS NAMED TOP PREMIUM BRAND IN J.D. POWER 2022 U.S. INITIAL QUALITY STUDY

GENESIS NAMED TOP PREMIUM BRAND IN J.D. POWER 2022 U.S. INITIAL QUALITY STUDY

Genesis brand reclaims top spot in the Premium category for the 2022 study and improves by 3 rank positions overallG80 ranked top of its segment in initial quality for the second consecutive yearFOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., Jun. 28, 2022 – Today, Genesis was named top premium brand in the J.D. Power 2022 U.S. Initial Qua ... Continue reading

2022 BMW M4 Competition xDrive Coupé Review By Larry Nutson

2022 BMW M4 Competition xDrive Coupé Review By Larry Nutson

2022 BMW M4 Competition xDrive Coupé Street legal race car! Yes, you read it correctly! The new BMW M4 Competition coupé is a street legal race car. With 503-Horsepower and a curb weight of 3,979 lbs., that’s 7.9 pounds per horsepower. ... Continue reading

2022 Genesis G70 - Review by Larry Nutson

2022 Genesis G70 - Review by Larry Nutson

Genesis, the premium brand of Hyundai, has been on the U.S. auto scene for about five years now, having first appeared for 2016. Genesis has gradually expanded its product line. ... Continue reading

KIA FORTE RANKS NUMBER ONE IN ITS SEGMENT IN J.D. POWER 2022 U.S. INITIAL QUALITY STUDY FOR FOURTH CONSECUTIVE YEAR

KIA FORTE RANKS NUMBER ONE IN ITS SEGMENT IN J.D. POWER 2022 U.S. INITIAL QUALITY STUDY FOR FOURTH CONSECUTIVE YEAR

June 29, 2022 – A wide cross-section of Kia America’s world-class SUVs and sedans received high marks in the J.D. Power 2022 U.S. Initial Quality Study (IQS), with the Forte topping the Compact Car segment for the fourth consecutive year. Five other Kia models – Carnival, K5, Rio, Sportage, and Telluride – each ... Continue reading

FORD CELEBRATES 75TH ANNIVERSARY OF F-SERIES TRUCKS WITH 2023 F-150 HERITAGE EDITION

FORD CELEBRATES 75TH ANNIVERSARY OF F-SERIES TRUCKS WITH 2023 F-150 HERITAGE EDITION

DEARBORN, Mich., June 27, 2022 – To celebrate 75 years of F-Series trucks, Ford introduces the 2023 F-150 Heritage Edition – a modern take on the timeless 1970s and ’80s two-tone exterior paint offerings featuring the classic style combined with the outstanding durability, capability and technology today’s F-15 ... Continue reading

Hyundai Motor Unveils Design of All-Electric IONIQ 6, Electrified Streamliner with Mindful Interior Design

Hyundai Motor Unveils Design of All-Electric IONIQ 6, Electrified Streamliner with Mindful Interior Design

Hyundai Motor Company today revealed the streamlined and timeless design of the highly anticipated IONIQ 6, the second model in its IONIQ dedicated all-electric-vehicle lineup brand. IONIQ 6, which Hyundai describes as an Electrified Streamliner, is aerodynamically sculpted and makes innovative use of sustainable mater ... Continue reading

Keeping Up Hot Auto Topics From CAR(la) Center For Automotive Research - June 24, 2022

Keeping Up Hot Auto Topics From CAR(la) Center For Automotive Research - June 24, 2022

Traverse City MI June 24, 2022; Electric vehicle affordability and incentives were a hot topic this week as inflation continues to affect the cost of EVs, among other things. There were also some interesting studies from IIHS and NHTSA related to driver-assistance features in vehicles. ... Continue reading

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