Month: February 2022

What kind of car is the 2022 Buick Encore GX? What does it compare to? The Encore GX five-seat crossover blends hatchback utility, crossover-SUV traction, and a layer of premium trim that’s more than a thin veneer. It’s bigger and better than the Encore still sold in Buick showrooms, but trust us: The GX is
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8:36 AM ET Ukraine’s motor racing federation has asked Formula One’s governing body, the FIA, to ban all Russian and Belarusian drivers amid the ongoing war in its country. If the request is accepted it would prevent Russian driver Nikita Mazepin from racing for Haas in F1. Russian military invasion of Ukraine has caused widespread
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Dennis & Co. Auto Group, with the purchase of a Chevrolet-Cadillac store in New York in February, has added six dealerships to its portfolio since mid-2021. Dennis & Co. of West Nyack, N.Y., on Feb. 8 bought Barton Chevrolet-Cadillac in Newburgh, N.Y., from Rob Barton. The dealership — which just prior to the sale had
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In this article RIDE Lordstown Motors gave rides in prototypes of its upcoming electric Endurance pickup truck on June 21, 2021 as part of its “Lordstown Week” event. Michael Wayland / CNBC Embattled electric vehicle start-up Lordstown Motors expects to produce and sell up to only 3,000 vehicles through next year, the company announced Monday.
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7:08 PM ET Associated Press CHANDLER, Ariz. — Robert Hight raced to his second straight Funny Car win to open the NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series season, beating Matt Hagan on Sunday in the NHRA Arizona Nationals. In a matchup of two three-time season champions at Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park, Hight had a
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Oklahoma-based Classic Recreations has unveiled some stunning carbon-fiber bodied Mustangs in the recent past, and now it’s giving the Shelby Cobra the same treatment. Called the Diamond Edition in honor of Shelby American’s 60th anniversary, it reproduces the design of Shelby’s CSX Cobra replicas in beautiful carbon fiber. The body shell weighs just 88 pounds
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Volvo Cars unveiled an ambitious product road map at its annual dealer meeting on Wednesday as the Swedish automaker accelerates toward an all-electric future. At the conference in Miami, attended by about 800 Volvo retailers from across the Americas, company executives laid out plans to introduce seven new and redesigned electrified models over the next
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9:22 PM ET Associated Press FONTANA, Calif. — Cole Custer persevered through four late restarts to win a protracted NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Fontana on Saturday night, claiming the title at his home track for the second time. Custer comfortably held off Noah Gragson and Trevor Bayne in triple overtime after the final restart.
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An Israeli nanotechnology startup wants to supersize — and smarten — the conventional head-up display. Spectralics, which has drawn interest and investment from Volvo Cars, has developed a hardware development kit for imaging systems, with a novel thin optical film technology as one of its core components. When integrated into a vehicles’ windshield, the film
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By Joey Klender Posted on February 25, 2022 Tesla’s (NASDAQ: TSLA) plans to expand its production capacity, along with other factors like surging oil prices that could sway consumers to electric vehicles, have contributed to Daiwa Securities analysts upgrading their outlook on the automaker’s stock. Daiwa analyst Jairam Nathan said Tesla is “best positioned” to
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9:56 PM ET Associated Press CHANDLER, Ariz. — Matt Hagan made the quickest Funny Car run in four years Saturday, giving the new Tony Stewart Racing NHRA team its first No. 1 qualifier and setting the track record to close out qualifying at the NHRA Arizona Nationals. Hagan had a 3.823-second run at 333.41 mph
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BRIMLEY, Mich. — Magna International Inc. seeks to maintain its position as the industry electrifies and becomes more connected. The supplier says its ability to offer complete systems to automakers, not just individual components, will be a key differentiator as it looks to do so.“Having different systems come together and how well they interact with
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