Cadillac reveals Lyriq electric SUV in a bid to revitalize luxury brand

Cadillac Lyriq

General Motors on Thursday revealed the first in a series of Cadillac electric vehicles, part of a bid to revamp the flagging luxury brand and make inroads in a market so far dominated by electric automaker Tesla. The Cadillac Lyriq, an all-electric mid-size SUV, is set to start US production in 2022. Shortly before that, production will start in […]

Determining liability in a car accident involving multiple vehicles

Kirkcaldy Train Station car accident

With approximately 300mln vehicles driven on the roads of America, car crashes are bound to happen. According to statistics, the US each year suffers from an estimate of 40,000 fatal car accidents. Car crashes commonly occur when two vehicles collide; however, these accidents can also involve more than just two cars. Such a collision is […]

Mitsubishi Motors Chairman Osamu Masuko quits, citing health concerns

A Mitsubishi Motors logo is seen on display at the New York International Auto Show in New York City

Mitsubishi Motors Chairman Osamu Masuko is leaving his post due to health reasons, just as the Japanese automaker’s alliance with Nissan Motor and Renault is being shaken by declining profits. Chief Executive Officer Takao Kato will temporarily assume the role of chairman from Friday, Mitsubishi said in a statement. Masuko will continue to be a […]

Mopeds are having a moment in the US amid coronavirus crisis

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A long relationship with narrow, cobbled streets in Europe and congested Asian megacities, scooters are now becoming a general attraction in the car-loving US as commuters avoid public transport due to the coronavirus crisis. New Yorkers turned to the turquoise-blue rental mopeds of ride-sharing company Revel in large numbers in recent times, while scooter retailers are […]

PSA’s Free2Move can now seek to look for new investors, says CEO

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Free2Move, the car rental and car-sharing business developed by PSA Group, now has the capacity to begin to seek new outside investors, its chief executive Brigitte Courtehoux said. Started as a brand in 2016, the business became a fully-fledged legal entity within the Peugeot owning-group previous week. It provides a range of so-called mobility services, […]

New Ford CEO Jim Farley eyes expansion into tech fields

Jim Farley

Ford Motor incoming CEO Jim Farley said on Tuesday he wants to expand the automaker’s operations into relevant technology fields, including software, fleet management, and electric vehicle charging. “These are new growth initiatives that could create a lot of value for the company,” Farley informed Reuters, after the automaker announced that he will succeed Jim […]

Ferrari’s orders accelerate after coronavirus hit to full-year outlook

Ferrari 488 Challenge

Ferrari has trimmed its full-year earnings forecast on Monday following the decline in second-quarter income of about 60% because of the impact of the coronavirus crisis but said orders were “very strong,” sending the luxury automaker’s shares increased almost 4%. Chief Executive Louis Camilleri informed analysts that last quarter’s order book was up double digits […]

General Motors asks judge to reinstate racketeering case against Fiat

General Motors and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles

General Motors on Monday asked a U.S. federal judge to reinstate a racketeering lawsuit against Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA), saying it has new details on foreign accounts used in an alleged bribery scheme involving its smaller competitor and union leaders. In its filing to U.S. District Judge Paul Borman, GM says the scheme, which it […]

U.S. auto sales recovery continues as Toyota posts lowest decline this year

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U.S. new vehicle sales in July continued to show indications of recovery from the coronavirus pandemic, as Toyota Motor on Monday published its lowest sales reduction since the coronavirus crisis damaged the sector in mid-March. The Japanese automaker informed that its sales in July fell 19% versus the same month in 2019, to 169,484 units. […]

Maruti Suzuki sees increase in first-time buyers and additional purchase

New Maruti Suzuki Swift images

The percentage of first-time buyers and additional vehicle buying have boosted in the midst of the coronavirus crisis as customers prefer personal mobility over public transport, a senior official of Maruti Suzuki India said. The company also believes that while auto sales have increased in July, the outlook for the festive season will depend on how the coronavirus […]