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Lincoln Revival To Not Include Rear Wheel Drive, Brand Identity; Core Models To Remain Center Stage

On: Sat, Nov 28, 2015 at 9:57AM | By: Carl Malek


Lincoln Revival To Not Include Rear Wheel Drive, Brand Identity; Core Models To Remain Center Stage test 1-1

With the recent resurgence of Lincoln these days, it is easy to forget that just a few years ago Ford was ready to put the proverbial axe to Lincoln. With sales that were on life support, and models that failed to standout in the crowded luxury market, things looked bleak for Ford's luxury division. However, thanks to new models such as the MKC crossover, as well as the updated MKZ, sales have seen a 7.3 percent increase through the month of October and look to continue their trend upward through the month of November. While the 2017 MKZ debuts a new and improved styling language, Lincoln representatives revealed that the brand still plans to keep a calculated pace in its revival plans.


GM Outsourcing Van Production To AM General???

On: Fri, Nov 27, 2015 at 5:20PM | By: Carl Malek


GM Outsourcing Van Production To AM General??? test 1-1

General Motors has a runaway hit on its hands with the Chevrolet Colorado and GMC Canyon midsize pickup trucks, and this strong success could possibly be forcing GM to rethink some of its internal operations, especially in regards to its commercial van division, if a letter released by the company to workers in Wentzville, Missouri, is to be believed.


Will Volkswagen Shutter Phaeton Assembly Plant?

On: Fri, Nov 27, 2015 at 9:00AM | By: Carl Malek


Will Volkswagen Shutter Phaeton Assembly Plant? test 1-1

Amid the ever-growing fallout that is a result of Dieselgate, Volkswagen could be forced to make some drastic moves to cut costs to weather the storm, including the closure of the firm's plant in Dresden, thus ending production of the ultra-luxurious Phaeton sedan.


Next Generation Nissan GT-R Delayed Till 2020???

On: Mon, Nov 23, 2015 at 4:13PM | By: Carl Malek


Next Generation Nissan GT-R Delayed Till 2020??? test 1-1

When the Nissan Concept 2020 Vision Gran Turismo was first unveiled, it was thought that it would preview many of the design cues that would make their appearance on the next generation GT-R supercar. However, if rumors are proven to be correct, it also previews the year when the next generation will arrive. That could mean a long delay—as long as 10 years potentially—leaving the GT-R in the dust when rivals such as Ferrari and Lamborghini update their offerings for the foreseeable future. 


 

Volvo Pondering Polestar-Tuned XC90 Variant

On: Tue, Nov 3, 2015 at 12:18PM | By: Carl Malek


Volvo Pondering Polestar-Tuned XC90 Variant test 1-1

With the recent launch of the updated Volvo XC90, Volvo has revealed that it is strongly considering a Polestar-tuned version to compete against rivals from BMW and Audi, while also allowing the XC90 to fully embrace its fun-loving side in what would be the Swedish firm's first formal entry into the growing performance SUV segment.


FCA To Axe Dodge Viper???

On: Fri, Oct 16, 2015 at 11:31AM | By: Carl Malek


FCA To Axe Dodge Viper??? test 1-1

While many in the automotive industry are celebrating the recent agreement between FCA and the UAW in their labor talks, a small detail in the new agreement suggests that the Viper is slated to be axed within the next few years, due to sluggish sales and the new terms of the forementioned agreement.


Toyota-BMW Supercar Project Could Take Compelling Twist According To New Report

On: Thu, Sep 24, 2015 at 9:58AM | By: Carl Malek


Toyota-BMW Supercar Project Could Take Compelling Twist According To New Report test 1-1

The rumored Toyota-BMW sports car project has taken many twists and turns during the past few months, but, if a new report out of Australia is to be believed, a new twist could be in store for the project that could very well elevate it to supercar levels of performance in what could be a bold offensive aimed at rivals such as the Audi R8 and the Acura NSX.


Infiniti Officially Confirms Death Of Q50 Eau Rouge Sedan; Cites Cost

On: Wed, Sep 23, 2015 at 12:49PM | By: Carl Malek


Infiniti Officially Confirms Death Of Q50 Eau Rouge Sedan; Cites Cost test 1-1

Even though rumors regarding its demise had been swirling for the past 10 months, Infiniti has chosen to end the maelstrom of speculation by officially confirming that it has indeed killed the idea of producing the limited production Q50 Eau Rouge sedan citing practicality and cost as its key reasons for doing so.


Mazda Aims For Bigger Slice Of CUV Sales, Shoots For 50 Percent U.S. Sales

On: Wed, Sep 23, 2015 at 9:41AM | By: Carl Malek


Mazda Aims For Bigger Slice Of CUV Sales, Shoots For 50 Percent U.S. Sales test 1-1

With the recent surge in CUV sales, it is no secret that many automakers are recalibrating their plans to take full advantage of the increased demand. Mazda, in particular, has been eying recent developments and wants at least 50 percent of its U.S. sales to be CUV products, with the company aiming to achieve this ambitious goal in two to three years. This is key, as the company is trying to recover from a recent sales skid that came as a result of overreliance on the sale of low margin compacts.


Volkswagen Delays Next Generation Phaeton; Low Sales and Material Costs To Blame

On: Wed, Aug 26, 2015 at 8:52AM | By: Carl Malek


Volkswagen Delays Next Generation Phaeton; Low Sales and Material Costs To Blame test 1-1

Ferdinand Piech can be credited for many things during his long tenure at Volkswagen, from building the VW brand empire to approving the sensationally stunning Bugatti Veyron hypercar. His mark on the company will certainly be noticed for a long time. However, Volkswagen revealed that it has delayed the introduction of the next generation Phaeton, another car that was spearheaded by Piech.


Bugatti Rules Out Sedan Entry; Plans To Focus On High-End Segment

On: Tue, Aug 25, 2015 at 7:32AM | By: Carl Malek


Bugatti Rules Out Sedan Entry; Plans To Focus On High-End Segment test 1-1

Following conflicting rumors about the future of the company's plans to produce the 16C Galiber Concept, Bugatti has officially confirmed that it has killed the idea of a production version of the four door once and for all. Bugatti wants to sharpen its focus on the high-end limited-production luxury market, especially with regards to creating a successor for the Bugatti Veyron.