Automotive News

Does Your Car Really Need Premium Gas?

No one likes to spend more money on gasoline for their car than they have to. However, most of us want to do what will keep our vehicle running at its best for a long time to come. This can present a dilemma when we go to fill up at the pump. You stand to save as much as 20 to 40 cents on the gallon by using a regular fuel, but at what price to your vehicle's performance? Like most car owners, you

Ford Moves EV Production to Make Room for Autonomous Development

As Ford Motor Company increases its investment in autonomous vehicles, the planned production of an electric crossover is being moved from Michigan to Mexico. Moving the production of the vehicle that is expected to have a 300-mile range out of the country will allow the auto giant to create and produce self-driving vehicles in their home state.Automotive News reported that an internal memo they o

China's Plan to Create a Giant State-Owned Automaker

Over the last few years, the steelmaking, railway equipment, and coal mining industries have been consolidated by the government in Beijing. Decreasing costs, making a profit, and creating new products were all goals of this project.Now, this trend is making its way to the Chinese auto industry. In December of 2017, three state-owned automakers revealed that they will be sharing technology, platfo

Ford Eyes Unprecedented Downturn

According to Wall Street, Ford is in deep trouble. Shares for the automotive manufacturer fell last week to a point lower than when the new CEO took office in May 2017. The earnings outlook for the year are lower than what was expected in 2017. The company has been given a notice that its credit rating will drop to just above junk status if clear progress is not demonstrated soon. Junk status woul

Volvo's Drive Me Project: Selling the Autonomous Car?

In 2012, Volvo announcedits innovative Drive Me project, helping to place autonomous vehicles in the hands of potential consumers. Early on, Volvo proclaimed that the manufacturer would have 100 self-driving cars on the road, however, the updated goal is to have 100 people enrolled in the Drive Me program by the end of 2021.The initial phase of this project will involve consumers testing Level 2 v