http://www.autonews.com - BMW aims for Mercedes, but may hit Cadillac, Lincoln; Porsche profit tops $17K per car; Ally profit warning stokes used-car price worries; Toyota to reveal freshened Sienna, Yaris.
https://www.youtube.com - With the start of regular production of the new Insignia, a new era begins at Opel’s plant in Rüsselsheim;. The car will be in dealer showrooms in summer. With the start of regular production of the new Insignia, a new era begins at Opel’s plant in Rüsselsheim;. The car will be in dealer showrooms in summer.
http://www.thecarconnection.com - The market for compact crossovers hasn't been this competitive—or this crowded—in the more than two decades the mini-utility vehicles have been on the road. After only four short years on the scene, Mazda has revamped its best-selling CX-5 to better compete with the likes of Honda, Chevrolet, Volkswagen, and Jeep.
http://blog.caranddriver.com - Hey, remember that Chevrolet Corvette that’s on its way for 2018, the one that’s mightier than the Z06, the one you’ve only seen in prototype form? The one that’s not mid-engined!
http://www.autonews.com - Some getting discounts on Chevy Bolt, others paying a premium; Audi's three-EV plan; Uber exec quits amid chaos; BMW CEO to Trump: U.S. 'our second home'; A bouncing baby VW?
http://www.autonews.com - VW to launch T-Roc in U.S. in '19; Mitsu delays two key redesigns amid Nissan alliance; Buick Regal wagon spied; VW CEO's office searched - report; The 'when' of autonomous cars.
http://www.greencarreports.com - Unlike conventional hybrids and many plug-in hybrids, the first-generation Chevrolet Volt makes extensive use of both electric and gasoline power. With a fully-charged battery pack, it will drive on electric power alone until the charge is depleted, at which point the onboard gasoline engine activates. The gasoline engine serves as a generator, giving the Volt a total range on both gasoline and electric power comparable to a conventional gasoline car or hybrid.
http://gmauthority.com - It’s been quiet on the Corvette front as of recent, but what is believed to be the 2018 C7 Corvette ZR1 has been spotted once again, this time at the race track. Specifically, four prototypes were present at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca, as the Corvette ZR1 tackled the infamous corkscrew corner.
https://www.kbb.com - The 2017 GMC Acadia is all-new and rides on a shorter wheelbase than its predecessor. It still offers 3-row versatility in its more compact footprint, but GMC has decided to take a different tack than the larger Chevrolet Traverse and Buick Enclave, which shared the same platform as the previous generation Acadia.
http://blog.caranddriver.com - Teen Driver is a trick bit of software programming that does three things: First, it sets boundaries around some of the car’s capabilities, muting, for example, the audio system until both front occupants have clicked their seatbelts. The system also allows parents to set speed warnings, limit audio volume, and set an 85-mph top speed. Second, it automatically sets all safety features to their least forgiving settings and makes them undefeatable—the young rascals can’t turn off stability control, traction control, or automatic lighting. Third, the system issues a report card.