2020 Cadillac XT6 Makes Global Debut

North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) Just as Mark Reuss becomes General Motor's President, Cadillac expands its popular crossover and SUV lineup with today’s global debut of the 2020 XT6. On the eve of the last winter of North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) in Detroit, Michigan the mid-size SUV was unveiled. Most [...]

Cadillac EV flagship of the electric future

North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) While the last winter North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) begins with Cadillac’s XT6 Reveal at the Garden Theater in Detroit, Michigan Cadillac is introducing its recent product blitz today with the reveal of the brand’s first Electric Vehicle (EV). This will be the first model derived from General [...]

$6K Mustang Bullitt now a $5M inheritance

Steve McQueen's Bullit Mustang The Antiques Roadshow and the Keno Brothers have to be so jealous of one of the most significant finds in car history. McKeel Hagerty, CEO, Hagerty Insurance, and Mark Gessler the president of the Historic Vehicle Association (HVA) found one of the coolest lost cars of our time; the Bullitt Mustang [...]

Honda Accord, Volvo XC 60, Lincoln Navigator win NACTOY award

North American Car, Utility and Truck of the Year (NACTOY) winners This year was the first time that the tension was so thick one could cut it with a knife. The North American Car, Utility and Truck of the Year (NACTOY) awards, billed as the Oscars of the Auto Industry, kicked off The 2018 North [...]

NAIAS – Small pickups are big – Ford Ranger

The last time the United States saw the Ford Ranger was in 2011, but Ford is reviving the compact pickup game, taking on the Chevy Colorado, GMC Canyon, Toyota Tacoma, and Honda Ridgeline. The segment is big and just got bigger. Ford didn't announce the price, but you can expect it to be very competitive [...]

excited about the 2019 Chevrolet Silverado truck? Yup

Some of the owners of older Chevy Silverado were asked the question, Are you excited about the 2019 Chevrolet Silverado unveil? It was a one-word answer - Yup. Maybe they were told about the new diesel engine, an engine everyone that tows has been asking for for years. The first 2019 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LT [...]

Testimony Jeff Klei, Pres, NA Automotive Continental

Levels of Automation The Testimony of Jeff Klei President, North America Automotive Divisions Continental AG Energy and Commerce Committee in front of the Digital Commerce and Consumer Protection Subcommittee on “Self Driving Cars: Levels of Automation” March 28, 2017 Good morning Chairman Latta, Ranking Member Schakowsky, and members of the Subcommittee on Digital Commerce and [...]

Toyota President on Made in America NAIAS2017

President-Elect Donald Trump has been talking about production in the United States. I asked Bob Carter, Senior Vice President of Automotive Operations of Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc.,Toyota Motor Corporation, how does Toyota stack up with Made in the U.S.A.? Are they helping to make America great again? Carter rattled off the figures he has, [...]

Kia’s cardesigner worldwide unveil of Stinger

Kia's chief global designer, Peter Schreyer talked about the Kia Stinger at #naias2017 in Detroit, MI. This is the worldwide unveil for the Stinger. An added bonus, at the end of the show the fastback sedan received the eyes on design award for production car design excellence. Schreyer was smitten with the Stinger, the first [...]

John Batchelor Larry Kudlow #NAIAS2017

The North American International Auto Show (NAIAS2017) was overshadowed by President Elect Donald J. Trump's tweets. Vice President Joe Biden walked through the Cobo Hall in Detroit, Michigan. While sitting in a Chrysler sedan, I asked Biden if could talk about electric cars. He spoke of the 25,000-mile electric charging station that he and President [...]

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