DETROIT — The 2021 New York auto show is moving to August, four months later than planned, organizers announced Tuesday. The event, which was postponed and later canceled this year because of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, will take place Aug. 20-29, with a press day Aug. 19, officials said. The 2021 event was originally slated
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The European Union has turned out the light on a glowing version of Rolls-Royce’s “Spirit of Ecstasy” hood ornament. The ultraluxury brand has discontinued the $4,558 option, which it has offered since 2013, on vehicles sold in Europe in response to a crackdown on light pollution. Everyone who bought the illuminated ornament will receive a
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Finally! Finally, Cadillac has been allowed to deliver what we’ve always believed it’s capable of. For well over a decade now, the brand has brought us incredible bones, incredible performance, and incredible handling, but faltered on the luxury, on the details. The 2021 Cadillac Escalade sets things right, and not a moment too soon. We’ve
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Volkswagen of America will increase the base price of its freshened Arteon midsize sedan by $1,175 for the 2021 model year after redesigning the sedan’s cockpit, upgrading its infotainment system and improving its driver-assistance offerings. The German brand said the price will jump to $38,190 for the base-level 2021 Arteon SE, including shipping. The price
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The Dodge Viper is one of America’s most iconic performance cars, and in this latest episode of Jay Leno’s Garage, the former late-night host discusses his own personal car. As this is a 1996 Viper, it is a second-gen model, but changes over the first generation weren’t particularly significant. Leno’s car is a GTS that
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DETROIT — General Motors is expected to announce on Tuesday significant investments to expand U.S. production of electric vehicles at a factory in Spring Hill, Tennessee, and potentially other sites. GM said in a statement Monday that it planned to make a “major U.S. manufacturing investment announcement” on Tuesday. The Detroit News reported that the
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As COVID-19 state mandates shut down dealership retail sales, more targeted marketing efforts with bigger budgets were shifted to fixed ops departments that remained open as essential services. “Many dealers made massive cuts to their marketing budgets, but they didn’t touch service,” says Alexi Venneri, CEO of marketing firm Digital Air Strike. The sudden importance
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What kind of vehicle is the 2021 Cadillac Escalade? What does it compare to? The 2021 Cadillac Escalade is the luxury automaker’s full-size, three-row SUV and its most expensive model. The Escalade is mechanically related to the 2021 Chevrolet Tahoe and Suburban, as well as the 2021 GMC Yukon and Yukon XL. Rivals include the
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It was inevitable that the National Automobile Dealers Association and its board would ultimately have to take their 2021 NADA Show virtual. As we presaged in June, the health and safety of members, exhibitors and guests is too important — and the coronavirus too stubborn — to continue on in January with business as usual.
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Editor’s note: All currency figures in this story have been translated from Canadian dollars to U.S. dollars at current exchange rates. Fiat Chrysler Automobiles workers represented by Unifor ratified a new three-year contract that includes up to $1.2 billion in planned investments in Canada, the union said Monday. Negotiations with General Motors Co. will kick
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LOS ANGELES — The evolution of an auto brand is never complete, but Acura marked a major milestone last week in a decade-long journey to put some significant distance between itself and its corporate sibling, Honda. Acura unwrapped the redesigned MDX crossover in a virtual presentation, marking the fourth and penultimate vehicle in its lineup
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BARCELONA – Renault Group will unveil an eight-year plan next year as the automaker contends with a demand slump exacerbated by the coronavirus crisis, CEO Luca de Meo said in an interview with a Spanish newspaper. De Meo had flagged last month that Renault might have to dig deeper than the 2 billion euros ($2.3
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