We took the opportunity to compare the major American pickups at the New York Auto Show. These are, by far, the market leaders, accounting for nearly all full-size pickups sold in North America.… Read the rest
The Fisker Karma was in development quite a long time when the company could struggle on no longer; and Chinese parts supplier Wanxiang Group bought the project, along with battery-maker A123, which had gone from a bright future with DaimlerChrysler to bankruptcy.… Read the rest
If you wanted a quick overview of the New York Auto Show, we posted one yesterday; but what of the lighter side, the fun and games?
Subaru had two little gaffes.… Read the rest
By now you’ve heard about the big launches in New York City. The GMC Sierra was first, launching before the show; the Toyota RAV4 was probably most important, given that hundreds of thousands are sold in the US each year.… Read the rest
Some very important cars will be revealed next week at the New York Auto Show. A host of major automakers will be hosting press conferences, from Acura to Volvo. Even though the “major reveals” schedule has been cut from two days to one, there are still some important revelations:
- The 2019 Toyota RAV4, one of the best selling crossovers in the world, will make its global debut in New York on March 28 at 9:10 am.
The organizers of Detroit’s big auto show — the North American International Auto Show — are talking about moving their date from January to October, according to Crain’s Detroit Business. … Read the rest
The Restored Rusty Relics automobile club of New Jersey is now, for the first time, taking on-line pre-registrations for its annual show — the 40th annual show.
The Relics attract around 400 classic cars per year, with a floating “25 years or older” requirement which means that, this year, the 1993s are welcome.… Read the rest
Yesterday, Chevrolet dropped the first shoe — the 2019 Silverado — and today, Ram dropped the second — the 2019 Ram 1500.
What’s surprising is how much they have in common.… Read the rest
The Honda Accord, Volvo XC60 and Lincoln Navigator have won top honors as the North American car, truck and utility vehicles of the year in Detroit.
The NACTOY awards, which fashion themselves as the Oscars of the automotive industry, are decided by ballot by 61 media jurors in the U.S.… Read the rest
The Ford Motor Company rolled out a new version of the famous Mustang Bullitt today in Detroit for the 50th anniversary of the car made famous by the movie of the same name.… Read the rest