Posts by: Jane Cox

Chevy's New Electric Car Will Create Jobs

General Motors issued a report stating that it intends to invest $1.8 billion in developing a fully electric car. This move will add 700 new jobs around the country in six different states including 400 jobs at the company’s Orion Assembly factory in Detroit. Mary Barra, the CEO of GM, confirmed that the electric car investment will take place over the next two to three years. GM announced i

Land Rover Defender Set to Return to North America by 2020

A long-time dream of Land Rover fans is about to come true. North American dealers have recently announced that they will once again be selling the Jaguar Land Rover Defender off-road vehicle. The Defender was first released in the 1950s and continued through the early ‘70s, when production was ceased until the ‘90s, after which time it stopped altogether. The last Defenders came to th

The 2019 Mazda CX-9 is Perfect for a Growing Family

With enough space for three rows of seats and an abundance of features, the 2019 Mazda CX-9 is perfect for growing families. The vehicle has attractive styling, and the car company offers the SUV in a variety of trim levels. Its Signature trim has a cabin that’s as nice as some of the luxury brand models while the SUV delivers a nice driving experience.The Mazda CX-9 comes in four trim level

Audi Prepares for a Hard Brexit

If the United Kingdom, Audi’s second largest European market, leaves the EU without a trade deal, the automaker will be prepared for the worst. Alexander Seitz, Chief Financial Officer for Audi, made a statement that the “automaker [is] minimizing risks relat[ed] to … foreign exchange exposure, supply chain and logistics.” Britain is set to leave the EU on March 29 without

2019 Mini Countryman: A Small Crossover with a Big Personality

Small crossover SUVs are growing in popularity. Most perform the tasks that their owners expect from providing a little better view of the road to having a touch of extra space in the back. However, the 2019 Mini Countryman does everything that most car buyers want and more. Inside the vehicle, drivers are sure to notice that it seems a bit more upscale than the Mini Hardtop model. The Countryman

2019 Toyota Corolla Hatchback: Practical and Sporty

Hatchbacks have long been a popular vehicle style with U.S. drivers. For 2019, Toyota is bringing out the Corolla Hatchback, a car that has just enough attitude and plenty of practicality. The vehicle is a new model for Toyota, and it comes with some fresh technology. Buyers can get the 2019 Corolla Hatchback in two trim levels, which are the SE and the XSE. The SE is equipped with safety features

Driverless: The Rise of the Autonomous Vehicle

At the beginning of self-driving vehicle production, these autonomous critters could be seen only near the Silicon Valley companies who brought them into being. Today, they are seen all over the country. The autonomous vehicle project is ramping up in places such as Miami, Phoenix and Pittsburgh. Other locations include Grand Rapids, Mich.; Columbus, Ohio; and the Lone Star State. Even little bitt

The 2019 Volvo V60: A Station Wagon with Style

When it comes to the station wagon market in the United States, Volvo is pretty much the only player. While station wagons aren’t usually the most noticeable vehicle on the road, they are practical, and Volvo knows that the car model has its fans. These are the folks that the carmaker had its eye on when it designed the 2019 Volvo V60. In developing the new model, the automaker improved the

The 2019 Cadillac XT4: Practically Perfect in Every Way

When it came to designing the 2019 Cadillac XT4, the carmaker confirmed that it hired the youngest team ever used at General Motors. This decision paid off since the compact SUV’s styling is noticeable and fresh. Competing with the likes of the Audi Q5 and the Mercedes-Benz GLC, the XT4 stands its ground. Cadillac’s youthful design team developed a new chassis for the XT4, and it comes

Maven: The Expansion of the Car-sharing Market

The Maven brand by General Motors Co. is planning to expand to be more than just an automotive manufacturer of certain vehicles. Vice president Julia Steyn made a statement to Automotive News that she expects to be able to put a shared UFO on the Maven platform at some point in the future. Maven is a car-sharing service that began in January 2016. The service was announced following GM’s acq