Tag: Future Vehicles

Why a Joint Toyota-Mazda RWD Platform and Inline-6 Engine Makes Sense

A Mazda inline-six cylinder engine developed for a rear wheel-drive-based platform has been industry knowledge since news broke in May. But new reporting from Best Car in Japan confirm that Toyota/Lexus and Mazda will share that rear wheel-drive platform and inline-six engine. Mazda’s inline-six engine development will include Skyativ-X (gasoline) and Skyativ-D (diesel) variants, mounted longitudinally. […]

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Forget Nevada? Tesla Looks to Fremont for Model Y Production

After claiming, via official channels, that its Nevada Gigafactory would likely become the site of Model Y production, Tesla seems to have changed its mind on where to build its upcoming crossover. During a weekend podcast, Tesla CEO Elon Musk said production of the vehicle will likely take place where all other Teslas are built. […]

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The Chevrolet Blazer – er, Trailblazer – Is Back for 2021

Hot on the heels of its Chinese-market debut in Shanghai last month, General Motors has foisted a reborn Trailblazer on North America. Take our word for it — GMT360 afficionado Chris Tonn couldn’t be happier. The original TrailBlazer (note the uppercase “B”) bowed out of the American market after 2009, though a Holden-badged version built […]

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