Tag: USA

Mark Wahlberg Buys Second Ohio GM Dealership, Renames It Mark Wahlberg Buick-GMC

Hollywood star Mark Wahlberg has diverted some of the revenue from his acting career into several business ventures, including a Chevrolet dealership he bought two years ago in Columbus, Ohio. Now, it looks like Wahlberg has acquired a taste for GM car dealerships as he bought another one, a Buick-GMC store located right across the […]

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GM Defense Wins $214 Million U.S. Army Contract To Build Colorado ZR2-Based ISVs

General Motors subsidiary GM Defense LLC has won a $214.3 million contract with the U.S. Army to build the new Infantry Squad Vehicle (ISV). Designed to provide rapid ground mobility, the expeditionary ISV is a light and agile troop carrier able to transport a nine-soldier infantry squad moving throughout the battlefield. The ISV is light […]

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Man Tells How He Broke Solo Cannonball Record In 2019 Ford Mustang GT Rental

The coronavirus lockdown has created the perfect conditions for people interested in breaking the Cannonball record. With roads across the United States quieter than ever before, many jumped at the opportunity of driving coast-to-coast in a fast car hoping to set a new Cannonball record. Fred Ashmore, a veteran of previous C2C Express runs, is one […]

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GMC Canyon 750 HP SVE Syclone Conversion Will Cost You A New Alfa Romeo Stelvio Quadrifoglio

Presented last week as a throwback to the 1991 performance truck, the modern-day Syclone, built by Specialty Vehicle Engineering (SVE), is one expensive package. In fact, it is so pricey that you could buy a brand new Alfa Romeo Stelvio Quadrifoglio that starts at $80,500 just for the cost of the upgrade, not counting the […]

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2021 NACTOY Eligible Vehicles Announced, Care To Place A Little Bet?

The battle for the 2021 North American Car, Utility and Truck of the Year (NACTOY) has kicked off as organizers released the official list of vehicles eligible for the award. A total of 36 models have been announced so far, yet with the automotive industry (and not only) seriously affected by the pandemic, several automakers […]

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2022 Corvette Z06 Filmed Testing Alongside Ferrari 458 And Porsche 911 GT2 RS

Three C8 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 prototypes have been spied testing alongside standard Corvette Stingray models as well as a Porsche 911 GT2 RS and Ferrari 458 Italia. It is reported the fleet of test cars were spotted at Halfmoon Lake Park in Michigan. As with previous C8 Z06 test mules that have been doing the […]

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Tesla Cybertruck Prototype Making Public Debut At Petersen Automotive Museum

The Petersen Automotive Museum reopens to the public on Friday, June 19, after a long time of inactivity caused by the coronavirus pandemic. To give people an extra incentive to come visit, the museum has announced that the Tesla Cybertruck prototype will be on display in the lobby from June 20 through 27. This marks […]

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Lucid Air Electric Luxury Sedan To Debut In Production Guise On September 9

The Lucid Air was supposed to premiere this spring at the 2020 New York Auto Show, but the coronavirus pandemic postponed the unveiling. Now, the company has come up with another debut date: September 9. The electric luxury sedan will be unveiled during an online event, along with new details on pricing and specifications. A […]

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2021 Honda Pilot Adds Value-Packed Special Edition, Standard 9-Speed Auto

The 2021 Honda Pilot arrives at dealerships across the United States today with a new Special Edition (SE) trim and standard 9-speed automatic transmission with paddle shifters and Idle Stop. For 2021, all Honda Pilot models also get standard dual-zone climate control, while the Black Edition gains a new Platinum White Pearl color. The 2021 […]

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Lordstown Endurance Teased Again, Hydra Design Labs In Charge Of Styling And Prototyping

Next week, Lordstown Motors will unveil a full-scale prototype of its Endurance electric truck for the first time. For the design and prototyping of the EV, the electric vehicle startup has collaborated with California-based Hydra Design Studio, which has also created the realistic renderings of the Endurance truck we saw a couple of weeks ago. […]

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Tesla To Discuss Incentives Package With Texas Officials For Austin Gigafactory

Tesla looks to have locked-in its decision to build its next Gigafactory in Austin, Texas and is said to be negotiating a possible incentives deal with officials. It is understood Tesla is having talks with officials in Travis County, Texas. In addition, the Travis County Commissioners Court scheduled to discuss the potential incentives deal in […]

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FCA Wins Trade Case Against Mahindra, U.S. Sales Of Roxor To Be Blocked

The U.S. International Trade Commission has accepted Fiat Chrysler’s request for an order to block sales of the Mahindra Roxor off-road vehicle in the United States. In a notice posted on the agency’s website, the USITC said it upheld, with modifications, a judge’s finding that Mahindra’s off-road vehicle is a copy of the Jeep Wrangler. […]

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2021 Subaru Crosstrek Gets New 182HP 2.5L Engine, Sport Trim And More

Subaru has given its rugged little hatchback a slew of upgrades for the new model year, including a more powerful new engine, Sport trim level, subtle styling tweaks, and more. The most important update on the 2021 Crosstrek is a 2.5-liter four-cylinder Boxer engine standard on Sport and Limited trim levels that offers a “substantial […]

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2020 Dodge Challenger 50th Anniversary Is Subtle Yet Special

A new 2020 Dodge Challenger 50th Anniversary Commemorative Edition has been launched to celebrate half a century of the iconic muscle car. All 50th Anniversary models feature a satin black painted hood and black-wrapped roof and deck lid. In addition, the car comes complete with air catching headlights with LED-illuminated ‘50’ logos, model-specific badges, a […]

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Porsche Leaving IMSA SportsCar Championship At The End Of 2020, Blames COVID-19

Porsche Motorsport will end its factory involvement with the 911 RSR in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship at the conclusion of the 2020 season. Citing economic pressures from the coronavirus pandemic, Porsche Motorsport vice president Fritz Enzinger confirmed the move. This comes despite the fact that the Porsche Motorsport 911 RSR program secured the drivers’, […]

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More Than Two Thirds Of 2020 Hyundai Venue Buyers Are Women In The USA

Hyundai’s smallest and cheapest crossover sold in the United States, the 2020 Venue, is proving to be more successful with young buyers and women. While Hyundai’s press blurb has a funny title (“Hyundai’s All-New 2020 Venue Appeals to Young Buyers and Females with Desirable Features and Iconic Modern Design”), it paints an interesting picture. Based […]

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