2020 Auto News Auto Sales China car company

Why the world’s car industry is pinning its hopes on a recovery in China

Sales of passenger cars in China, which has been the world’s biggest car market since 2009, have increased for 2 months while Europe’s market slumped 18% in August. Bloomberg: For two years, falling sales seemed to spell the end for China’s time as the world’s most vital car market. Then came the coronavirus, followed by a swift […]

2020 Auto News Auto Sales USA automobiles

5 reasons COVID-19 pandemic gives the edge to cars, SUVs, pickups

Not long ago, in the pre-pandemic age, carmakers braced for the possibility that Americans would eventually stop buying vehicles, choosing instead to rely upon ride-hailing, especially once self-driving car technology becomes widely available. But COVID-19 has upended those expectations, swinging the pendulum back in the direction of personal car ownership as Americans say they’re increasingly likely […]

2020 Auto News Auto Sales Bentley

First Bentley Pikes Peak Continental GT Built, Ready For Delivery

Powered by the turbo Bentley W12 engine found in the record-breaking car, the Pikes Peak Continental GT will be delivered starting September 2020. Less than a week before the 2020 Pikes Peak International Hill Climb, a Continental GT wrapped in greenish finish rolled off the production line at Bentley’s factory in Crewe, England. But this isn’t just […]