Peak ICE?

By: Gary S. Vasilash - January 13, 2017 at 6:05 AM

According to Kregg Wiggins, senior vice president, Powertrain Div., North America, Continental, looking ahead, “The future of individual mobility is electric.” Meaning, the electrification of powertrains will not only continue, but accelerate.

Big at BMW

By: Gary S. Vasilash - January 11, 2017 at 6:55 AM

Quick—where is the highest volume plant of Bayerische Motoren Werke, more commonly known as “BMW,” located?

2017 NACOTY: The Triumph of Design and Engineering

By: Gary S. Vasilash - January 10, 2017 at 6:53 AM

The North American Car/Truck of the Year (NACTOY) Awards—which now also encompasses  Utilities—were presented yesterday at the North American International Auto Show to the Chevrolet Bolt EV, Honda Ridgeline and Chrysler Pacifica.

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AAH #360: A very Merry AAH. 2016: The Year in Review; Shift to trucks; “Presents & Coal” begins! Doctor Data; More “Presents & Coal”! Presents & Coal for Bob & Bob; GM vs. Ford truck commercials. Tis the season for the annual “Presents & Coal” show, when Santa’s AAH elves bestow gifts on those in the automotive world who were nice, and hand out chunks of coal to those who were naughty. And some of our recipients are: FCA, GM, Honda, Lincoln, BMW, Germany, America and many more… Panel: John McElroy,; Gary Vasilash, AD&P; Mark Phelan, The Detroit Free Press, Todd Lassa, Automobile.


Canada Also Could Face Trump Border Tax

The incoming Trump administration says its threats about imposing imports taxes on Mexican-made cars would apply to Canada if a company’s operations there “put U.S. workers at a disadvantage,” spokesman Sean Spicer tells reporters.