Family sedans are mission statements, everything a car company can do well in one package. Just to make it on the family radar, these four-doors have to look good, seat at least four adults, and sport a good track record for safety and reliability.
As Ferris Bueller once said, life moves pretty fast. Nowhere is that more evident than in the world of marketing, where today's advertisers use social media to respond to all kinds of things -- from customer complaints to world events -- on the fly.
No one likes taking in a car for repairs. We have to carve out time to drive it in or have it towed, we have to arrange for transportation back home or to a car rental shop, and of course, we have to shell out our hard-earned cash -- cash that could be better spent on vacations or groceries or bolo ties for cats.
What the BMW X2 might look like, roughly. Image via Bimmerpost.Enlarge Photo
It's been almost a month since we've heard anything about the BMW X2, but now we have confirmation from a BMW "insider" that the coupe-y crossover-y small-y thing will be coming soon.
An automotive design and manufacturing firm based in Irvine, California that we’re sure few have heard of has come out with a teaser for a new supercar. The company is Rezvani Automotive Designs, the same one responsible for the designs of previous pieces of vaporware like the Bulleta RF22 and Volarra GT.
Prior to the global financial crisis of 2008, BMW was working on a full-size SUV to sit above its X5 and X6 models and compete against the likes of the Cadillac Escalade, Mercedes-Benz GL-Class and Land Rover Range Rover.
GM’s next-gen Ecotec enginesEnlarge Photo
General Motors is stepping up its engine game. Today it released first details of a new range of three- and four-cylinder Ecotec engines from 1.0 to 1.5 liters that replace no fewer than three separate engine families globally.
When the possibility of new jobs clashes with the desires of powerful campaign contributors, sometimes jobs can take priority. That may be what's happening in Arizona.
If you've been reading Green Car Reports over the past week, you might have seen we recently bought a 2001 Honda Insight--an example of one of the first hybrids sold by a major automaker.