Ford Is Delaying North American Production Indefinitely

Ford Is Delaying North American Production Indefinitely

There are basically no U.S. auto sales right now. With what are sure to be ugly March sales numbers looming, Ford has now decided it is cancelling plans to re-start production in the U.S. and Mexico over the next two...
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Ford and 3M Designers Making Respirators Out of F-150 Seat Coolers

Ford and 3M Designers Making Respirators Out of F-150 Seat Coolers

Ford and 3M Designers Go MacGyver, Making Respirators Out of F-150 Seat Coolers, Power Tool Batteries and Pool Supply Hoses. Their creative collaboration combines off-the-shelf components with digital fabrication and ingenuity. To help fight the COVID-19 crisi...
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New Cars Planned for Cancelled Geneve Autosalon

New Cars Planned for Cancelled Geneve Autosalon

Aston Martin V12 Speedster Engine V12 5.2 litres 700 HP, RWD, Max speed 300 km/h. Only 88 copies – limited edition. Prices starts at 765,000 pounds.   Hispano Suiza Carmen Boulogne (limited edition) Two electric engines, combined power 1.115 HP...
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French Car Market Hammered 18%, Global Auto Industry In Meltdown

French Car Market Hammered 18%, Global Auto Industry In Meltdown

While China may have led the charge in dragging the global automotive industry deeper into recession than it already was pre-coronavirus, equally ugly numbers are starting to pop up in other parts of the world. For instance, the French car...
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EU Auto Registrations Plunge Into Abyss

EU Auto Registrations Plunge Into Abyss

For months we have been commenting about how the global auto market is mired in recession. Most recently, we have been highlighting how China, one of the world’s largest economies and auto markets, has been exacerbating things with terrible sales numb...
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Billionaire Lawrence Stroll Rescues Iconic Aston Martin With $657M Bailout

Billionaire Lawrence Stroll Rescues Iconic Aston Martin With $657M Bailout

Confirmed by a London Stock Exchange filing on Friday morning, a group of investors led by Canadian billionaire, fashion tycoon, and Racing Point Formula 1 team owner Lawrence Stroll just took a 16.7% stake in Aston Martin for the British equivalent of...
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Trump Threatens to Slap 25% Tariffs on European Cars if No US-EU Trade Deal

Trump Threatens to Slap 25% Tariffs on European Cars if No US-EU Trade Deal

The Trump administration has long accused the EU of too much positive trade balance surplus and has clashed with its trans-Atlantic allies over state subsidies to manufacturers and taxes on US tech companies. Donald Trump on Wednesday renewed his threat...
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PSA Group’s sales slump 10% in 2019

PSA Group’s sales slump 10% in 2019

French carmaker PSA Group (Peugeot Citroen Opel) said on Thursday global sales fell 10% last year to 3.49 million units, compared with a record 3.88 million in 2018, as it suffered from declining volumes in China, the Middle East and...
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Nissan and Renault dismiss reports of possible break-up

Nissan and Renault dismiss reports of possible break-up

French carmaker Renault and Japanese partner Nissan said on Tuesday their alliance was in no danger of being dissolved. The announcement follows a Financial Times report that Nissan was beefing up plans to quit. The alliance, which also includes Japan’s...
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Mercedes-Benz owner Daimler to cut 10,000 jobs and Audi to cut 9,500

Mercedes-Benz owner Daimler to cut 10,000 jobs and Audi to cut 9,500

Daimler, the German carmaker that owns Mercedes-Benz, has said it will shed at least 10,000 jobs worldwide as it seeks to fund the switch to electric cars. Daimler personnel chief Wilfried Porth told journalists the number of jobs lost would...
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Corruption-Ridden UAW President Gary Jones Resigns

Corruption-Ridden UAW President Gary Jones Resigns

Corruption-Ridden UAW President Gary Jones Resigns After Union Moves To Expel Him From Office. Just weeks after the UAW struck a deal with General Motors, ending one of the longest labor strikes in history, the union’s corrpution-ridden President, Gary...
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Hydrogen Truckmaker NIKOLA Claims It Has Breakthrough Hydrogen Battery Tech

Hydrogen Truckmaker NIKOLA Claims It Has Breakthrough Hydrogen Battery Tech

NIKOLA Motor, the Phoenix-based startup that wants to disrupt trucking with futuristic electric semis powered by hydrogen, says it’s developed a new type of battery cell with double the energy density, only 40% of the weight and half the cost...
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Fiat Chrysler in merger talks with French automaker Peugeot

Fiat Chrysler in merger talks with French automaker Peugeot

FCA – Fiat Chrysler and Peugeot owner PSA Groupe are in merger talks, the companies confirmed Wednesday. The companies issued separate, nearly identical statements, signifying a coordinated messaging strategy, with Italian-American automaker FCA addin...
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Detroit 3 and Japan 3 tumbled heavily

Detroit 3 and Japan 3 tumbled heavily

The biggest Asian automakers recorded double-digit sales declines and estimates for the Detroit 3 showed double-digit drops as well. Ford Motor Co. posted a 12 percent drop for the month, according to Data Center estimates. Ford F-series sales dropped 13...
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Frankfurt 2019: BMW Concept 4, Nissan parody in Francfort and Hyundai retro EV

Frankfurt 2019: BMW Concept 4, Nissan parody in Francfort and Hyundai retro EV

BMW Concept 4 Debuts With Massive Double Kidney Grille BMW has revealed the Concept 4 Series Coupé at the Frankfurt motor show, previewing radically revamped styling for the second-generation version of the two-door coupé, set to launch in late 2020...
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