The new 3.0L, assembled in Flint, MI, represents GM’s first inline 6-cyl. light-duty truck diesel. Not only is GM late to market with the engine, it’s the last to the fullsize market among the Detroit Three automakers, who dominate the pickup...
Formation of the German-Anglo alliance follows a growing trend within the global automotive industry as automakers seek to lower the cost of electric-vehicle development through technical cooperation.
The head of Ford Europe says “changing customer demand and cost disadvantages, plus an absence of additional engine models for Bridgend going forward, make the plant economically unsustainable in the years ahead.”
The Formentor, created by Spanish automaker SEAT’s Cupra performance brand, goes on sale in 2020, followed by SEAT-badged versions.
Nissan is leading efforts to make EVs, particularly the Leaf subcompact, a viable option for Thai customers. It’s been working with industry stakeholders to prepare the ground in a country that still has minimal charging infrastructure.