Aston Martin On Display

Aston Martin On Display

Monterey Automotive Week is coming up, and Aston Martin is giving us several reasons to look forward to the annual event.  The British luxury car maker will feature the North American debut of several products.  They say we’ll see the 715hp 5.2-liter V12 DBS Superleggera.  The Lagonda Vision Concept will show the brand’s zero emission powertrain plans. That’s just… Read More

Hertz Celebrates 100 Years With Special Edition Corvette Z06 Rental

Hertz Celebrates 100 Years With Special Edition Corvette Z06 Rental

To help commemorate its 100 years in business, car rental icon Hertz has teamed up with Chevrolet to make 100 special edition Corvette Z06s available to rent at select U.S. locations, as part of their Adrenaline Collection. The Hertz 100th Anniversary Edition Corvette Z06 features a classic yellow paint scheme with dual black stripes, special Hertz badging, and a… Read More

Honda Introduces Redesigned 2019 Civic Coupe and Sedan

Honda Introduces Redesigned 2019 Civic Coupe and Sedan

Continuing to roll out new variations of its best-selling 10th-generation Civic compact, Honda has just introduced redesigns of the Civic Coupe and Sedan.  Updates include new front and rear fascias, new wheel designs, and the addition of a Sport trim level for both body styles. In addition, all trim levels of the 2019 Civic Coupe and Sedan now get the Honda… Read More

EV Education

EV Education

We know electrification is in the future of the auto industry.  Electrify America is giving consumers a clearer view.  They’re launching a national advertising campaign called “JetStones”.  The idea is to use the theme songs from the “The Jetsons” and “The Flintstones” for a humorous look at how driving is changing from the past to the future.  The spot features… Read More

Ford Reveals New Midsize SUV for Chinese Market

Ford Reveals New Midsize SUV for Chinese Market

Ford has released the first images and specs for an all-new Territory midsize SUV to be sold in China beginning in 2019. Aimed at buyers in the fast-growing emerging cities within the interior of the country, the Territory was developed in partnership with Jiangling Motors Corporation (JMC), relying on their experience with Chinese consumer tastes. Territory is… Read More

Ford Celebrates 10 Millionth Mustang

Ford Celebrates 10 Millionth Mustang

The original pony car, and America’s best-selling sports car of the last fifty years, has just marked production of its 10 millionth unit, a 2019 Wimbledon White Mustang GT convertible. The first serialized Mustang (VIN 001), produced in 1964, was the same color and model, equipped with a 164-horsepower V8 and three-speed manual transmission. The 2019 milestone… Read More

Infiniti to Reveal Electric Performance Concept at Pebble Beach

Infiniti to Reveal Electric Performance Concept at Pebble Beach

The annual Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance is the centerpiece of a weeklong series of automotive events on the Monterey Peninsula, and carmakers have begun playing to that enthusiast audience by unveiling new vehicles there in lieu of traditional convention center car shows. Adding to this year’s list of concept car debuts, Infiniti has announced it will… Read More

Range Rover Adds Plug-In Hybrid Powertrain Option for 2019

Range Rover Adds Plug-In Hybrid Powertrain Option for 2019

Luxury off-roader brand Land Rover has announced 2019 Model Year updates to its Range Rover and Range Rover Sport models:  The brand’s first plug-in hybrid vehicle, to be badged P400e, has an estimated all-electric driving range of 31miles.  It will slot into the middle of the lineup, priced around $78,000 for the Range Rover Sport P400e, and $95,000 for the Range… Read More

Musk Rockets Tesla Stock with Tweet to Go Private

Musk Rockets Tesla Stock with Tweet to Go Private

On Tuesday, billionaire visionary Elon Musk caused turmoil for the publically traded stock of his Tesla automotive company by tweeting his desire to take the company private. He tweeted that the buyout price could be $420 per share. The stock immediately shot up to almost $380 per share, or an 11 percent gain on the day, before trading was halted. Stock market… Read More

FCA SUES TO STOP IMMITATION JEEP

FCA SUES TO STOP IMMITATION JEEP

Since the end of World War II, off road vehicles that resemble the original Willys Jeep have been made in India. While originally this was done under license, the vehicle has dramatically evolved since then, as has the Jeep brand’s ownership, although the Indian produced vehicle is still recognizable as a military-style Jeep. Now, Fiat Chrysler America is fighting… Read More