Global Growth on the Horizon For the Commercial Vehicle Industry

By Sven-Erik Lindstrand, European Editor The global trucking industry has a very bright future and has started to show some positive signs of a recovery across several international markets, said Matthias Wissmann, president of the German Association o…

Nissan Working On Electric LEAF-Based Sports Car?

The Nissan LEAF is coming, and it could be the catalyst that makes electric cars more than just a pipe dream. Nissan says orders have already exceeded expectations and the hype around this little electric car is poppin’ (to use the vernacular of our t…

Nissan Working On Electric LEAF-Based Sports Car?

The Nissan LEAF is coming, and it could be the catalyst that makes electric cars more than just a pipe dream. Nissan says orders have already exceeded expectations and the hype around this little electric car is poppin’ (to use the vernacular of our t…

Honda Giving Up On Diesels To Focus On Hybrids

For whatever reason, diesel engines get a bad rap in America. Even at their worst, they were never that bad (at least in my opinion). Torque, good gas mileage, and never a line at the gas station (just 5% of American cars are diesels). Plus, they last…

Honda Giving Up On Diesels To Focus On Hybrids

For whatever reason, diesel engines get a bad rap in America. Even at their worst, they were never that bad (at least in my opinion). Torque, good gas mileage, and never a line at the gas station (just 5% of American cars are diesels). Plus, they last…

50 Million Cars Sold In China Annually By 2030?

I write about cars because I love cars. I know not everyone shares my enthusiasm, and there are a great many things to hate about cars. Cost, maintenance, pollution, congestion, the list goes on. Historically though, cars have represented a sort of …

50 Million Cars Sold In China Annually By 2030?

I write about cars because I love cars. I know not everyone shares my enthusiasm, and there are a great many things to hate about cars. Cost, maintenance, pollution, congestion, the list goes on. Historically though, cars have represented a sort of …

China primed to reshape the US auto market

America to become more like China
The most important auto market in the world
For the first 6 months of this year, more cars were sold in China than in America, yet the potential of the Chinese market has barely been tapped. Thus, automakers are quickl…