Ford Says Good-Bye to the EcoSport

Ford Ecosport

It is the end of the line for the Ford EcoSport. The Ford Motor Company is discontinuing the EcoSport, its smallest crossover utility vehicle. Built in India and introduced to the U.S. market in late 2017, the little SUV goes away as the automaker winds down its Indian manufacturing arm. … Read more

Genesis to Separate From Hyundai Showrooms

Genesis showroom

Pictured: Genesis Gangham, the first standalone showroom for Hyundai’s luxury brand. Launched in November 2015, the Genesis brand has quietly and steadily continued to transition away from Hyundai to stand on its own. Hyundai’s luxury marque is currently composed of just two models, with a third sedan on the way. … Read more

Saudi Backing Bolsters EV-Maker Lucid Motors

Lucid Motors building

EV-Maker Lucid Motors boasts a powerful backer in the form of Saudi Arabia. The Middle Eastern country holds a 61-percent stake in Lucid through the kingdom’s Public Investment Fund (PIF). As such, that government has a vested interest in Lucid, something it recently deepened by ordering 50,000 Lucid Air Sedans … Read more

New Twin Turbo Engines Power 2017 BMW 2-Series

2017 BMW 2 Series twin turbo engine

BMW supplies the 2-Series with a pair of more powerful, yet efficient engines. For 2017, BMW is providing its entry-level 2-series line of coupes and convertibles with more power thanks to a pair of new twin turbo engines. As a result, new sub-models will debut with the M240i replacing the … Read more

Daimler Rebrands as Mercedes-Benz AG

mercedes benz emblem

Daimler AG, the parent company of Mercedes-Benz, has a new name. As of February 1, 2022, the company is formally called Mercedes-Benz AG. The moniker represents Daimler’s passenger vehicle operation only, following the spinoff of the company’s truck and bus division that’s officially known as Daimler Truck AG. Mercedes-Benz AG … Read more

2021 GMC Yukon/Yukon XL Highlights

2021 GMC Yukon

Above: GMC’s dynamic SUV duo (2021 GMC Yukon Denali and AT4) GMC took the wraps off of its next-generation full-size pickup trucks this month, introducing all-new 2021 Yukon and Yukon XL models. These flagship SUVs represent standard and stretched wheelbase versions of its largest utility vehicles and feature many changes, … Read more

Jeep Wrangler Fails Tip Over Test… Again

Jeep Wrangler crash test

Tip over test reveals a persistent safety concern for the Jeep Wrangler. The nonprofit Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) recently put the 2022 Jeep Wrangler through its crash test paces, but once again the Wrangler failed the driver-side small overlap crash test. That test was initially conducted on the … Read more

Chrysler Will Become an All-Electric Brand by 2028

Chrysler Airflow concept car

The Chrysler marque has fallen on hard times lately, obscured under Fiat Chrysler and seemingly threatened with the emergence of Stellantis in 2021. With just two models left – the Pacifica minivan and the aged 300 sedan – its future seemed in doubt. While Stellantis was consolidating Fiat Chrysler with … Read more