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Stellantis CEO: New Car Company Will Protect Jobs and Brands

Stellantis CEO: New Car Company Will Protect Jobs and Brands

By Colleen Barry and Tom Krisher | Jan 21, 2021

The CEO of Stellantis, the carmaker created from the merger of PSA Peugeot and Fiat Chrysler, said Tuesday that the tie-up will help preserve jobs, factories and the 14 storied brands.

U.S. Rejects Ford, Mazda Requests to Avoid Takata Recalls

U.S. Rejects Ford, Mazda Requests to Avoid Takata Recalls

By Tom Krisher | Jan 21, 2021

The U.S. government's highway safety agency has rejected a request from Ford and Mazda to avoid recalling about 3 million vehicles with potentially dangerous Takata air bag inflators.

GM Teams Up with Microsoft on Driverless Cars

GM Teams Up with Microsoft on Driverless Cars

By Matt Ott | Jan 20, 2021

General Motors is teaming up with Microsoft to accelerate its rollout of electric, self-driving cars.

European Car Sales Suffer Worst Plunge Ever in Pandemic

European Car Sales Suffer Worst Plunge Ever in Pandemic

Jan 20, 2021

European car sales plunged by nearly a quarter last year as the pandemic provoked the worst crisis ever to hit the capital-intensive industry.

Edmunds: 5 New Trucks and SUVs to Look for in 2021

Edmunds: 5 New Trucks and SUVs to Look for in 2021

By Reese Counts of Edmunds | Jan 16, 2021

Trucks and SUVs will dominate the news in 2021. Edmunds' experts cover the five they think will make the biggest splash.

Volkswagen Triples Electric Car Sales Ahead of Climate Rules

Volkswagen Triples Electric Car Sales Ahead of Climate Rules

By David McHugh | Jan 15, 2021

Early signs suggest an upcoming year of increasing market share for electric cars as EU regulations drive their adoption.

Tesla Balks at Touch Screen Recall, U.S. Agency Takes Action

Tesla Balks at Touch Screen Recall, U.S. Agency Takes Action

By Tom Krisher | Jan 14, 2021

Tesla Inc. is balking at recalling about 159,000 vehicles with potentially defective touch screens, so U.S. safety regulators are moving to force the company to take action.

Detroit Auto Show to be Replaced by Outdoor Event this Year

Detroit Auto Show to be Replaced by Outdoor Event this Year

Jan 13, 2021

Detroit's big auto show will not take place as scheduled in September, but will be replaced by an outdoor exhibit at a race track in nearby Pontiac.

Ford Takes 2 of 3 North American Vehicle of the Year Awards

Ford Takes 2 of 3 North American Vehicle of the Year Awards

Jan 12, 2021

Ford Motor Co.'s new electric Mustang Mach E is the North American Utility Vehicle of the Year, and the company's F-150 pickup won truck honors from a group of auto journalists.

China's Geely, Baidu Announce Electric Car Ventures

China's Geely, Baidu Announce Electric Car Ventures

Jan 11, 2021

Chinese automaker Geely says it will form an electric car venture with tech giant Baidu, adding to a flurry of corporate tie-ups in the industry to share soaring technology development costs.

Edmunds Compares 2021 Mazda CX-5 and Nissan Rogue SUVs

Edmunds Compares 2021 Mazda CX-5 and Nissan Rogue SUVs

By Cameron Rogers | Jan 9, 2021

The CX-5 is the perfect benchmark for the Rogue since it's also a sharply styled crossover SUV with a premium interior.

Can a Future Ban on Gas-Powered Cars Work? An Economist Explains

Can a Future Ban on Gas-Powered Cars Work? An Economist Explains

Jan 6, 2021

Reducing greenhouse gas emissions by encouraging the use of electric vehicles promises to be an effective strategy to address climate change. But will it be possible to make the switch?

Tesla's Annual Sales Up 36% but Comes Short of Delivery Goal

Tesla's Annual Sales Up 36% but Comes Short of Delivery Goal

Jan 4, 2021

Tesla's annual sales rose 36%, but the electric car company came short of its annual goal to deliver 500,000 vehicles.

Edmunds: The Chevrolet Corvette vs. the Porsche 911

Edmunds: The Chevrolet Corvette vs. the Porsche 911

By Travis Langness of Edmunds | Jan 2, 2021

The Chevrolet Corvette and the Porsche 911 are closer competitors than they've ever been before. Both cars were redesigned for 2020, with big changes for the Corvette and small but effective evolutions for the 911.

RV Buying Mistakes to Avoid

RV Buying Mistakes to Avoid

By Liz Weston, NerdWallet | Jan 1, 2021

Buying a motorhome, camper or trailer is a complex process that requires a ton of decisions. The more choices you make, the more opportunities you have to make mistakes. Here are some to avoid.

How Young Drivers Can Steer Clear of Costly Car Insurance

How Young Drivers Can Steer Clear of Costly Car Insurance

By Kayda Norman of Nerdwallet | Dec 28, 2020

Insurance costs for drivers in their early 20s can be staggering — after teenagers, young adults have some of the highest car insurance rates in the country.

Edmunds Compares the 2021 Ford F-150 with Ram 1500

Edmunds Compares the 2021 Ford F-150 with Ram 1500

By Ryan ZumMallen, Edmunds | Dec 26, 2020

Does the new F-150 have what it takes to reclaim top status over its Ram rival?

High-Flying Tesla Joins S&P 500; Skeptics Say Buyer Beware

High-Flying Tesla Joins S&P 500; Skeptics Say Buyer Beware

By Tom Krisher | Dec 22, 2020

Tesla's rise to become the world's most valuable automaker and rank among the top 10 biggest U.S. companies is a surprising accomplishment considering that the company lost $1.1 billion in the first half of 2019.

Edmunds: Top Rated Awards Announced for 2021

Edmunds: Top Rated Awards Announced for 2021

By Ronald Montoya of Edmunds | Dec 19, 2020

Edmunds Top Rated Awards are given to the cars, trucks and SUVs that rank at the top of their class according to Edmunds' vehicle testing program.

Honda Recalls 1.4M U.S. Vehicles for Software, Other Problems

Honda Recalls 1.4M U.S. Vehicles for Software, Other Problems

Dec 16, 2020

Honda is recalling over 1.4 million vehicles in the U.S. to repair drive shafts that can break, window switches that can overheat and a software flaw.

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