Media speculate GM is keeping the replacement decision under its hat for fear an announcement would undermine sales of the current Commodore as would-be buyers in Australia and New Zealand await the arrival of the replacement....More
The free-flowing conversation was steered by questions from WWJ listeners in the audience under a tent alongside Woodward Avenue, which tomorrow will host the world’s largest 1-day car event, for more than 1 million people. It’s the 20th year for the Dream Cruise.
While pricing always plays a key role in marketing, it will be particularly important to hit the sweet spot with the Colorado and Canyon: too steep and it risks overlapping GM’s large pickups, too cheaply and it saps profitability....More
“What we are finding is manufacturers are not only bringing technology in faster than we thought they would, they are also bringing different technology to fruition than what we anticipated,” says the EPA’s Michael Olechiw....More
Ultracaps, long considered too costly for widespread application in light vehicles, appear to be gaining traction – albeit ever so slowly – as electrification takes hold and automakers find the technology’s advantages harder to resist....More
Networked vehicles that can communicate with each other and the infrastructure open up a new range of possibilities for user functions that will make driving safer, more comfortable and environmentally friendly, the supplier says....More