2020 News

USMCA Presents Maze of Rules for U.S. Auto Industry

Matt Blunt, who heads a lobbying group representing the Detroit Three automakers, says the USMCA rules on labor value and regional origin are designed to achieve the Trump Admin.’s objective of boosting U.S. manufacturing. Automakers and suppliers will face challenges once the new U.S.-Mexico-Canada trade agreement takes effect July 1.  Matt Blunt, the former governor […]

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China auto sales growth seen for second straight month, boosting recovery hopes

BEIJING (Reuters) – China’s vehicle sales are estimated to rise 11.7% on year in May, its top auto industry body said on Tuesday, cementing hopes of a recovery in the world’s biggest auto market with the first back to back monthly sales increase in about two years. The China Association of Automobile Manufacturers (CAAM), in […]

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Automakers rev up U.S. assembly lines, wary of outside risks to workers

Screening workers for COVID-19 using temperature scans and questionnaires, the automakers have detected some people who reported for work despite being sick. Some plants have been briefly shut down for disinfection, but so far, there has not been a major outbreak within a U.S. auto plant since most reopened May 18, company and United Auto […]

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2021 Hyundai 45 EV spy shots

Hyundai has been spotted testing a prototype for a compact electric crossover SUV that’s expected to be launched in 2021. The new EV was previewed at last year’s Frankfurt International Motor Show by the 45 concept, and judging by our spy shots the production version will closely mirror the show car. Of course, there have […]

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Lamborghini Doors Give the C8 Chevy Corvette a Whole New Vibe

Doesn’t your exotic-looking ‘Vette deserve some exotic door hinges? How do you make an already cool Chevrolet C8 Corvette even cooler? Just add a Lamborghini-inspired vertical-opening door kit for $2,999 (or $4,300 installed). Vertical Doors Inc. is now offering a kit that includes said “butterfly” doors with hinges, all mounting hardware, and two gas shocks […]

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Top 5 Car News Of The Week: BMW 8 Series, Jaguar F-Type Facelift Launched; BS4 Cars Discontinued; Coronavirus Updates And More

Two big launches were the highlight this week As the government eases lockdown restrictions, manufacturers are slowly starting their engine to resume duties. This week saw a couple of announcements, two big launches, and the discontinuation of a few BS4 cars. We have also got some updates from the automobile industry during the coronavirus pandemic. […]