EV sales to reach 7.6% US market share in 2026

By | 2019-06-05T07:05:36+00:00 May 30th, 2019|Categories: Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV), electric vehicles (EV), Zero Emission Vehicles (ZEV)|Tags: |

IHS Markit forecast that in 2026 there will be more than 130 models in the U.S. market that will offer electrified propulsion systems. IHS Markit U.S. perspective Stephanie Brinley, a principal automotive analyst at IHS Markit, reports that the number of E.V.s on offer to U.S. consumers is set to explode in the coming years, [...]

Abortion, automobiles, and Alabama

By | 2019-05-30T08:26:17+00:00 May 29th, 2019|Categories: Honda, Hyundai, Mazda, Mercedes-Benz, Politics, Toyota|Tags: , , , , , |

Shortly after the female Republican Governor of Alabama endorsed HB 314, a law that would ban all abortions statewide, even in case of rape or incest, the calls for boycotting Alabama in all forms started. Kay Ivey signed into law the “Human Life Protection Act” a bill that is intended to be a “vehicle” to [...]

Carlos and Sergio gone, FCA merging with Renault?

By | 2019-05-27T14:54:20+00:00 May 27th, 2019|Categories: Auto industry news, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA), Renault|Tags: , , |

If you’re going to be a CEO of a major car manufacturer, you’re going to have an ego and thick skin. Sergio Marchionne, CEO of Fiat Chrysler Auto to his death, was credited with the turnaround of FCA. Marchionne was smart. Other CEOs didn’t like what he had to say, mainly because he was right [...]

Maserati and Antinori ~ an Italian collaboration

By | 2019-05-23T10:10:32+00:00 May 22nd, 2019|Categories: Maserati|Tags: |

Modena, Italy – All of a sudden I love Maserati even more than I used to love them. Maserati is partnering with the historic Tuscan wine-maker Antinori, my favorite winery in Italy. Maserati says they chose Antinori to underline one of the Brand’s fundamental values: Italian excellence in the uncompromising pursuit of quality. I’ll drink [...]