The eighth-generation Golf GTI and Golf R will be quicker, faster, sharper, and safer, and are the only U.S.-bound members of the Golf family.
Heavy-duty GM pickups with the 6.6-liter Duramax turbodiesel V-8 and an engine block heater are being recalled—again—due to fire concerns.
The 2022 Hyundai Veloster will only live on in N form, depriving us of its Turbo R-Spec trim which had offered the best fun-per-dollar ratio of any vehicle.
From Motor Authority:
Aston Martin Valhalla
The Valhalla hypercar is still coming, though with a Mercedes-Benz V-8 instead of a planned Aston Martin V-6.
BMW looks to be readying a sleeker, sexier design for its next-generation 5-Series.
Chevy has expanded its Trail Boss treatment to a second pickup.
From Green Car Reports:
Chevrolet Bolt EV fire - Vermont State Police
After GM boasted a software remedy would shield 2017-2019 Bolt EV from fire concerns, cars are still burning while charging.
Infiniti's focused future, revolving around series-hybrid and pure-EV versions of its "Inspiration" concepts, appears to have splintered.
Tightening rules for plug-in hybrids by 2030 and an ell-electric new-car fleet are part of proposed rules in Europe—but 27 member nations will need to approve.