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Goodbye Gas: Volvo to Make Only Electric Vehicles by 2030

Goodbye Gas: Volvo to Make Only Electric Vehicles by 2030

By Matt Ott | Mar 4, 2021

Volvo says it will make only electric vehicles by 2030. But if you want one, you'll have to buy it online.

New or Used? Either Way, Price Hikes Squeeze U.S. Auto Buyers

New or Used? Either Way, Price Hikes Squeeze U.S. Auto Buyers

By Tom Krisher and Mike Householder | Mar 3, 2021

The viral pandemic has triggered a cascade of price hikes throughout America's auto industry — a surge that has made both new and used vehicles unaffordable for many.

Edmunds Compares New Escalade, Navigator and Mercedes GLS

Edmunds Compares New Escalade, Navigator and Mercedes GLS

By Ryan ZumMallen, Edmunds | Mar 1, 2021

Among luxury SUVs, the Cadillac Escalade has long made no apologies about being big and brash. Now Cadillac has redesigned the Escalade for 2021 with a new look and an infusion of new technology features.

Edmunds: Three Smart Ways to Get Out of Your Car Lease

Edmunds: Three Smart Ways to Get Out of Your Car Lease

By Brent Romans, Edmunds | Feb 20, 2021

On the surface, getting out of a car lease isn't difficult. It's the potential financial penalties for doing so that are the issue. Minimizing this financial fallout is key.

Honda Taps Tech Expert as Chief to Steer in Ecological Times

Honda Taps Tech Expert as Chief to Steer in Ecological Times

By Yuri Kageyama | Feb 19, 2021

Toshihiro Mibe, a research expert tapped president of Japanese automaker Honda on Friday, promised to steer the company toward new growth by focusing on ecological models and safety technology.

Luxury Car Brand Jaguar to Go All-Electric by 2025

Luxury Car Brand Jaguar to Go All-Electric by 2025

By Pan Pylas | Feb 17, 2021

Struggling luxury car brand Jaguar will be fully electric by 2025, the British company said Monday as it outlined a plan to phase out internal combustion engines.

GM's Chevy Bolt SUV Joins Parade of New U.S. Electric Vehicles

GM's Chevy Bolt SUV Joins Parade of New U.S. Electric Vehicles

By Tom Krisher | Feb 16, 2021

GM's new electric car comes with an estimated range per charge of 250 miles (400 kilometers) and a $33,995 starting price tag.

Mercedes Recalls Vehicles for Emergency-Call Location Error

Mercedes Recalls Vehicles for Emergency-Call Location Error

Feb 15, 2021

Mercedes-Benz is recalling more than 1.3 million vehicles because the software in their emergency-call systems could send responders to the wrong location after a crash.

Edmunds Compares 2021 Chevrolet Tahoe and Ford Expedition

Edmunds Compares 2021 Chevrolet Tahoe and Ford Expedition

By Mark Takahashi, Edmunds | Feb 13, 2021

Chevrolet has introduced a fully redesigned Tahoe for 2021. Are its improvements in comfort and technology enough to usurp the 2021 Expedition? Edmunds compared them both to find out.

General Motors Settles with California for $5.75M

General Motors Settles with California for $5.75M

Feb 12, 2021

General Motors Co. has agreed to a $5.75 million settlement with California regarding false statements the company made to investors about problems with its deadly ignition switches.

Ford Loses $1.28B in 2020, Raises Electric Vehicle Spending

Ford Loses $1.28B in 2020, Raises Electric Vehicle Spending

By Tom Krisher | Feb 9, 2021

Ford Motor Co. lost $1.28 billion last year as it dealt with a huge restructuring, a costly recall and a decline in the value of its pension fund.

Moped-Share Company Revel Building Car Charging Hub in NYC

Moped-Share Company Revel Building Car Charging Hub in NYC

Feb 8, 2021

Revel, the company that operates fleets of shared mopeds in several U.S. cities, announced Wednesday that it is building a charging hub for electric vehicles in Brooklyn this spring.

Edmunds: Whatever Happened to Car Subscription Services?

Edmunds: Whatever Happened to Car Subscription Services?

By Will Kaufman | Feb 6, 2021

Just a few years ago, car subscriptions looked like the next sure thing. So why haven't subscriptions caught on, and which services are still out there?

Daimler to Spin Off Trucks, Change Name to Mercedes-Benz

Daimler to Spin Off Trucks, Change Name to Mercedes-Benz

By David McHugh | Feb 4, 2021

German automaker Daimler will split itself into two independent companies by spinning off its truck and bus division.

Tesla to Fix Touch Screens, Ending Spat with U.S. Regulators

Tesla to Fix Touch Screens, Ending Spat with U.S. Regulators

By Tom Krisher | Feb 3, 2021

After initially refusing a request from U.S. safety regulators, Tesla has now agreed to recall about 135,000 vehicles because the large touch screens on the console can go dark.

Edmunds: 2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E vs. 2020 Tesla Model Y

Edmunds: 2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E vs. 2020 Tesla Model Y

By Jonathan Elfalan of Edmunds | Jan 30, 2021

There's a new rival aimed at taking on the Model Y: But which EV is better? Edmunds' experts tested both to find out.

General Motors Sets Goal of Going Largely Electric by 2035

General Motors Sets Goal of Going Largely Electric by 2035

By Michelle Chapman | Jan 29, 2021

General Motors has set a goal of making the vast majority of the vehicles it produces electric by 2035, and the entire company carbon neutral, including operations, five years after that.

To Make the U.S. Auto Fleet Greener, Increasing Fuel Efficiency Matters More than Selling Electric Vehicles

To Make the U.S. Auto Fleet Greener, Increasing Fuel Efficiency Matters More than Selling Electric Vehicles

Jan 29, 2021

Shifting to electric vehicles to address global warming. But an even greater priority is making gasoline vehicles more fuel-efficient.

Stellantis CEO: New Car Company Will Protect Jobs and Brands

Stellantis CEO: New Car Company Will Protect Jobs and Brands

By Colleen Barry and Tom Krisher | Jan 21, 2021

The CEO of Stellantis, the carmaker created from the merger of PSA Peugeot and Fiat Chrysler, said Tuesday that the tie-up will help preserve jobs, factories and the 14 storied brands.

U.S. Rejects Ford, Mazda Requests to Avoid Takata Recalls

U.S. Rejects Ford, Mazda Requests to Avoid Takata Recalls

By Tom Krisher | Jan 21, 2021

The U.S. government's highway safety agency has rejected a request from Ford and Mazda to avoid recalling about 3 million vehicles with potentially dangerous Takata air bag inflators.

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