The city has assembled acreage that includes the former Textileather property, at left, and MedCorp facility, at right. THE BLADE/ANDY MORRISON A new Wrangler is due in 2017, and Fiat Chrysler officials say it will be considerably more expensive to build that vehicle in Toledo than it would at one of the automaker's other U.S. plants.
Honda expects to beat last year's 1 percent U.S. sales increase as it breathes new life into its truck lineup in 2015. The automaker plans to sell between 70,000 and 80,000 units of the new HR-V compact crossover, which launches in spring, for the first 12 months "when it's up and running," said Jeff Conrad, general manager of the Honda division.
FCA US dealers were told to anticipate as much as 10 percent growth in their retail sales in 2015 as incremental deliveries from new vehicles such as the Jeep Renegade, Ram ProMaster City and Fiat 500X help extend the automaker's 57-month sales streak. All three European-made vehicles fill what was otherwise white space in the automaker's U.S. lineup.
So we've got a beautiful Chevrolet Camaro clawing at the beach like some kind of shipwreck survivor, a Jeep Liberty with hopelessly overinflated tires hooked up to it via "tow strap," and what looks like a U-Haul trailer floating out to sea in the background. Grab your popcorn, kids.
An Upstate car dealer is wanted on several counts of obtaining property under false pretenses, according to the Spartanburg County Sheriff's Office. According to an incident report, on April 15, 2014, a customer traded in a 2003 Nissan Maxima to Walden Automotive.
President Obama believes America must build “21st century infrastructure—modern ports, stronger bridges, faster trains and the fastest Internet,” and in his State of the Union this week he asked the Republican-controlled Congress to pass a bipartisan infrastructure plan, likely the trillion-dollar legislation Senator Bernie Sanders proposed earlier this month. It’s an ambitious plan that many agree is desperately […] The post It’s Time to Fix America’s Infrastructure. Here’s Where to Start appeared first on WIRED.
I spent last weekend elbow-deep in engine grease, hands tangled in the steel guts of my wife?s Mazda 3. It?s a good little car, but lately its bellyachings have sent me out to the driveway to tinker under the hood. I regularly hurl invectives at the internal combustion engine?but the truth is, I live for […] The post WTF! It Should Not Be Illegal to Hack Your Own Car’s Computer appeared first on WIRED.
BMW and VW building a network of fast chargers along the East and West coasts, one open to all electric cars (except Teslas). The post BMW and VW Team Up to Make EV Charger Networks Anyone Can Use appeared first on WIRED.
"Bike Sense" flashes LED lights, plays a bicycle bell, and taps a driver on the shoulder when a cyclist is nearby. The post Jaguar Land Rover’s Virtual Backseat Driver Could Stop You Hitting Cyclists appeared first on WIRED.