BMW has added the 2019 X7 three-row SUV to its lineup to better compete with other three-row luxury SUVs such as the Mercedes-Benz GLS, Audi Q7, and Lincoln Navigator. The vehicle will go one sale in March.
Feet registrations in the European Union saw record breaking numbers in August, bolstered by the Worldwide Harmonised Light Vehicle Test Procedure (WLTP) deadline, which is a new required measurement of fuel consumption and CO2 emissions from passenger cars and light commercial vehicles, as well as their pollutant emissions, effective Sept. 1.
If the San Francisco-based ride-hailing app goes public with that value, it would be worth three times as much as Ford, and more than twice as much as Tesla.
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles is recalling approximately 18,055 2018-2019 Jeep Wrangler compact SUVs for a potential steering issue.
General Motors is recalling an estimated 2016-2018 30,289 Chevrolet Express full-size vans and GMC Sierra pickups equipped with a single, manual, rear climate control module for potential overheating problems.
The new All-Access Plan allots customers 30 rides worth up to $15 each. If a ride goes over $15, the customer pays the difference.
Mercedes-Benz USA has announced street fleet incentives for most 2019 models. The incentives are offered through the company's Corporate Sales Program to businesses with three or more company-owned vehicles of any make or model.
Most states saw lower fuel prices this week, as the nation's average gasoline price fell 2 cents to $2.89 per gallon for the week ending Oct. 15. A handful of states on the west coast and southeast saw higher prices due to fuel disruptions, according to AAA.
Advanced Driver Training Services has hired Mark Giangrasso as its director of sales and marketing to help fleet clients reduce their crash rates and improve driver safety by employing the most appropriate training solutions.
Six pickup trucks made the top-10 list of vehicles that retain the highest percentage of their value after a five-year ownership period, along with two Jeeps, a Subaru, and the Toyota 4Runner. At the other end of the spectrum, the Nissan Leaf saw the highest depreciation over the same period.
General Motors has begun offering an extended bumper-to-bumper warranty to its customers that matches the time span of the powertrain warranty. The new bumper-to-bumper warranty is available on new vehicles purchased on or after Oct. 15 for the 2018 or 2019 model year.
Texas led the nation in distracted driving deaths in 2017, as 366 people lost their lives as a result of an inattentive driver, according to the National Safety Council’s analysis of 2017 data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA).