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Canadian electric vehicle company ElectraMeccanica eyes Nashville area for U.S. assembly plant

Canadian electric vehicle designer and manufacturer ElectraMeccanica named Tennessee as one of two finalists for the location of its SOLO EV United States assembly facility Tuesday. The proposed plant includes an engineering technical center with facilities for electric vehicle testing and an assembly facility for the brand’s single-occupant, three-wheeled SOLO electric vehicles, which are under production and have yet to […]

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2021 Nissan Rogue: New Updates & Family-Friendly Pricing

When the 2021 Nissan Rogue pulls into dealer lots later this month, you will see the entry-level S with a base price of $25,650. Nissan is ballyhooing the budget-conscious MSRP of this all-new model because the automaker positioned it as a family-friendly option in the highly profitable mid-size crossover segment that includes the popular Toyota RAV4 and Honda […]

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Next-Gen Honda Pilot, Updated Passport to Get More Rugged Looks

The 2021 Ridgeline ushers in a new era for Honda’s utility vehicles. The 2021 Honda Ridgeline receives a testosterone makeover, morphing from a friendly-looking pickup truck to one that exudes more ruggedness and capability. This is step one of Honda’s new light truck strategy of beefing up—and talking up—the capabilities of its utility vehicles in a world eschewing passenger […]

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U.S. New Car Sales Show Signs of Life in September

Some automakers report substantive sales increases. Subaru set a sales record in September amid the economic slowdown brought on by the pandemic, which has continued to hobble sales across the industry, as evidenced by General Motors and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. each reporting a 10% drop in sales for the third quarter. Subaru of America […]

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General Motors Wants To Buy More Of Nikola Despite The Mess

Although September started off as a great month for electric truck start-up Nikola, it hardly ended that way. Following revelations alleging fraud and deception brought forth in a short-seller report from Hindenburg Research, Nikola founder and now ex-CEO Trevor Milton resigned from the company and ex-General Motors vice chairman and Nikola board member Steve Girsky assumed the […]

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Review update: 2020 Chevy Corvette excels on the road, too

he 2020 Chevrolet Corvette is quicker, faster, and better on the track in almost every metric than the C7. Yet the mid-engine C8 is also shorter, heavier, and more fuel efficient. It carries a more European supercar style yet is the beating heart of American automotive gumption. It’s a bundle of beautiful contradictions, so here’s […]

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Buying a new car? These tech features could drive your choice

What do automotive shoppers really want? A few years ago, those who kicked the tires on new vehicles might have prioritized fuel efficiency, comfort or horsepower. Today, it’s all about the tech. “The race never ends to develop ‘must have’ vehicle technologies,” says Kristin Kolodge, executive director of driver interaction and human machine interface research at J.D. Power. “New […]