By: Gary S. Vasilash - April 25, 2016 at 5:42 AM
Kia Motors America has a lot riding on the 2017 Sportage. (As do other Kia companies in various other countries around the world, as the Sportage is a global vehicle, and while it might be considered a compact crossover in the U.S. market, the vehicle is just the right size pretty much everywhere else.) This version is the fourth generation of the vehicle.
By: Gary S. Vasilash - April 22, 2016 at 5:00 AM
American Suzuki Motor Corporation—the car part of Suzuki, not the motorcycle, ATV and outboard motor producer and purveyor—filed for Chapter 11 in November 2012.
By: Gary S. Vasilash - April 19, 2016 at 5:00 AM
When Dr. Mohsen Sohi, CEO and member of the Board of Management, The Freudenberg Group, a Germany-based conglomerate with a considerable footprint in the automotive space, particularly in sealing and filters, and strong presence in the North American market, which represented 26% of the company’s sales in 2015, talked about the company’s 2015 financials, it was nice to hear that a supplier has had a good run, as in improvements six years in a row, with 2015 overall sales increasing by 7.6% to €7.57 billion (or $8.36-billion).
By: Gary S. Vasilash - April 15, 2016 at 5:13 AM
Here in the greater Detroit metropolitan, Spring has made its way in a herky-jerky motion, which, with changing weather conditions (cold/wet/warm/wet/cold/cold/cold/wet/warm/etc.), has done its best to transform roads into something that resembles the consequence of unending showers—meteor showers.
By: Gary S. Vasilash - April 13, 2016 at 5:11 AM
As the pursuit of greater fuel efficiency, whether it’s for achieving miles-per-gallon increases or carbon dioxide emissions decreases, continues with seeming increased vigor, it seems as though “energy on demand” is something of a mantra, whether this means providing energy to throttle response or simply to provide what’s needed to actuate something only when needed.
By: Gary S. Vasilash - April 12, 2016 at 5:00 AM
Generally, when there’s a report about meeting crash test requirements (or, as is more the headline-making case: NOT meeting the requirements), it has to do with something like a full-size sedan or an SUV or the like.