Muscle cars and trucks lose weight, tune up at Detroit auto show
Detroit begins to trim demands of its gas guzzlers, such as this 2014 Corvette Stingray. Photo by Julia Pyper. Ford Motor Co. stole … The lightweighting material is currently being used in the Chevrolet Volt plug-in hybrid. On the heavier-duty side … Read more on Environment & Energy Publishing
Deflation in the euro zone How serious is the risk of deflation in the euro zone?
And any new production that Marchionne now develops in the country (Alfa Romeo) for export will merely add to our own large-and-growing surplus (personally, I think the Alfa Romeo SUV will be a wildly profitable and popular product). Germany's economic … Read more on The Economist (blog)
People's Test Drive: 2014 Lexus RX450h
Of an estimated 6.8 million hybrid vehicles sold to date, 5.5 million have been Toyota Motor products. The strong-selling Prius has accounted for a large part of that number, but the company's hybrid luxury SUV, the Lexus RX 450h, also dominates that … Read more on driving.ca
Hyundai sits out small crossover utility boom as rivals gear up
General Motors Co. said it expects sales of its own Buick Encore subcompact CUV and other mini SUV-like vehicles by other automakers, including those offered by luxury brands, to reach 400,000 vehicles a year in 2018. Roger McCormack, U.S. marketing … Read more on Automotive News
Detroit motor show 2014: our star cars
The Concept XC Coupe is a three-door large SUV that's built around the parameters of Volvo's new kit of chassis parts, called SPA and designed to ultimately underpin all Volvos larger than the V40. Of course, the XC90 will revert back to five doors and … Read more on News – What Car?
Fatal hit and run in Great Bend Twp.
Pennsylvania State Police are looking for a small SUV, silver in color, with black plastic trim. The vehicle will also have damage to its front end and passenger side headlight assembly. Anyone with information is asked to contact PSP, Gibson at 570 … Read more on Independentweekender
New GM team says US, China growth to offset costs in tougher regions
Ammann described 2014 as a "transition year" in Europe, where Opel will introduce a redesigned Corsa subcompact late in the year. A redesigned Astra compact is expected to follow in early 2015, along with new families of gasoline and diesel engines, … Read more on Chicago Tribune