Automakers Seek EV Tax Credit Expansion

If you’re a builder of an electric vehicle, one of the selling points is a federal tax credit of up to $7,500 available to most buyers. The credit saves customers money on their taxes, effectively reducing their ownership costs. Plug-In Electric Drive Vehicle Credit Available for applicable vehicles purchased after … Read more

Highlights of the 2022 Chrysler 300

2022 Chrysler 300

You’re forgiven if you don’t remember that the Chrysler brand still markets a full-size sedan. We will also forgive you if you did not realize that the Chrysler brand itself was still around. Such is life for the marque that once comprised the top-tier models for the Chrysler Corporation. Now … Read more

Summer Arrival for Dodge Hornet Utility Vehicle

The long-rumored Dodge Hornet is now a reality, a compact SUV scheduled to roll out this summer. The Hornet is poised to become the volume model that the Dodge brand lacks, a vehicle that will share its architecture with the upcoming Alfa Romeo Tonale. In the Hornet, we will see … Read more

What is the Peugeot 5008?

Peugeot 5008

The Peugeot 5008 is a compact crossover SUV released in its current layout in 2017. Prior to this, the 5008 was a multipurpose vehicle, but Peugeot, now part of Stellantis, figured it’s more profitable to transform it into an SUV. Moreover, the Peugeot 5008 is closely related to its smaller … Read more

Will Airflow Save the Chrysler Brand?

Chrysler Airflow

Like every other major auto show, the New York International Auto Show allows manufacturers to showcase concept vehicles. Concepts are just that – an idea that may or may not become a production model. Even in cases where the concept is never built, design elements and other features often do. … Read more

What is the Peugeot e-Rifter?

Peugeot e-Rifter

The Peugeot e-Rifter is a multi-purpose vehicle splitting from the previous family version of the Peugeot Partner. The regular variant was first announced in 2018, while the electric variant was unveiled in 2021. Nowadays, all the regular gasoline and petrol engines have been dropped, meaning that the e-Rifter is the … Read more

Will Ram Expand its Pickup Truck Line?

The Ram brand is in transition, even if it does not seem that way. Ever since the parent Fiat Chrysler merged with Peugeot Citroen to form Stellantis, it was identified as one of the most important and profitable of the 14 brands. But Ram’s identity has been skewed since its … Read more

What is the Peugeot 508?

Peugeot 508

The Peugeot 508 is a mid-size sedan or station wagon first revealed in 2010. Its market positioning is complicated, given that it replaced both the frugal Peugeot 407 and the prestigious Peugeot 607. This unique car received critical acclaim in China, with sales surpassing those seen in Europe. That’s a … Read more

What is the Peugeot 308?

Peugeot 308

The Peugeot 308 is a compact hatchback or station wagon first revealed in 2007. Foremost, the Peugeot 308 was aimed at the European market, which extended to select regions in Asia, Russia, and South America. A significant market for the 308 is China, where it is sold as a compact … Read more

The History of Citroën

Citroen history

  An important member of the Stellantis conglomerate, Citroën is renowned for exquisitely clever designs that have stood the test of time, and for pioneering many current technologies as we know them. Originating from France, Citroën was founded in 1919, and it took the world by storm when they introduced … Read more

The History of Lancia

Vincenzo Lancia

Part of the Stellantis conglomerate, Lancia is a car manufacturer based in Italy, renowned for its rally heritage, and automotive innovation. The brand was born in the early 1900s and produced a myriad of well-known cars, like the Stratos, Delta, and Fulvia. However, since the late 1990s and early 2000s … Read more

Snapshot: 2021 U.S. Auto Sales

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The figures are in for 2021 U.S. auto sales and the numbers are revealing. We learned that Toyota overtook GM in total sales, the first time a foreign manufacturer unseated a domestic leader. GM’s sales fell 13 percent over 2020, while Toyota’s rose by 10 percent. Both manufacturers were impacted … Read more

Chrysler Will Become an All-Electric Brand by 2028

Chrysler Airflow Logo

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/Voyager minivan and the aged 300 sedan – its future seemed in doubt. While Stellantis was consolidating Fiat Chrysler with … Read more

Future Cars We Are Tracking

Honda FCV

Future cars you do not want to miss. The automotive industry continues its progress to an all-electric future. Or at least model portfolios heavily skewed towards that technology. In the short term, however, we will see numerous new and updated models powered by the internal combustion engine. Further, some of … Read more

Longer is Better With the 2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee L

2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee

A three-row Grand Cherokee L for the Jeep line. The Jeep Grand Cherokee launched for the 1993 model year and ever since it has proven its place in the brand lineup. This five-passenger, midsize sport utility vehicle is technically a crossover. However, despite its unibody construction, it has been designed … Read more

The Jeep Brand Will Keep the Pedal to the Metal

1949 Jeep Willys

The Jeep brand continues to capture market share. One of the fastest-growing automotive brands in the world is Jeep, an all-SUV marque that is now available in most countries. From its humble Post World War II thrust into the passenger vehicle segment to today, Jeep has emerged as one of … Read more

Stellantis Unveils Roadmap to Electrification

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Ram, Dodge, Fiat, and other Stellatis brands will field all-electric models starting in 2024. Nearly every major manufacturer has revealed their plans to electrify their fleets. With governments pushing for the end of or the severe restriction of the internal combustion engine, that transition is underway. In the U.S., the … Read more

At a Glance: Jeep Grand Cherokee L

Jeep Grand Cherokee L

The Jeep marque continues its ascent, as it introduces new and updated models. This Stellantis brand is finding a foothold in new markets, while solidifying its position domestically. For 2021, an all-new Jeep Grand Cherokee L model expands the product line, bringing a three-row version of the popular Grand Cherokee … Read more

Going Electric: Manufacturer Investment in EV Technology

The race is on! Automotive manufacturers the world over are transitioning to electric vehicles. Or at least that is the current plan. Mark “2021” as the year when automakers saw the light, by committing billions to support their electrification efforts. Almost daily, we are hearing new commitments from manufacturers that … Read more

What’s the Future for Chrysler and Dodge Under Stellantis?

Stellantis is here, which represents the new name for the newly merged Fiat Chrysler – PSA Groupe entity. Headquartered in the Netherlands, with regional headquarters in Michigan, Italy, and France, this automaker controls 14 brands. That’s two more than the Volkswagen Group, which previously had the largest portfolio. Although just … Read more

The 14 Brands of Stellantis

Stellantis brands

An all-new automotive brand is here and we can’t wait to learn what Stellantis will do as it manages 14 brands from two previously separate automakers. Stellantis, which roughly translates as “to brighten with stars,” is the fusion of Groupe PSA and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles. The now-active company is trading … Read more

What We Know About the All-New 2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee L

Jeep’s new model brings the brand into three-row territory. The Jeep Grand Cherokee is finally getting a three-row version with room for as many as seven passengers. This week, Fiat Chrysler (soon to be Stellantis) revealed the all-new 2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee L, which will go on sale in the … Read more