Chevrolet today introduced the 2017 Sonic – a more expressive, sporty take on the brand’s fun-to-drive small car. It offers big technologies such as a new MyLink system with segment-exclusive Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatibility, and a fresh exterior with new LED signature lighting.
Buick Announces 2017 Enclave Sport Touring Edition
Today, Buick announced the 2017 Enclave Sport Touring Edition – the latest addition to the brand’s design-focused Sport Touring Edition lineup. The Sport Touring is highlighted by a Satin Black Ice-toned grille and 20-inch chrome-clad wheels with Satin Black Ice accents.
Volvo Achieves NHTSA and IIHS Standards 11 Years Ahead of Schedule
Today the U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) announced an agreement between major automakers to make Automatic Emergency Braking standard on vehicles by 2025, something Volvo has been doing since 2014.
The City of Plano, in Partnership with Toyota, American Park Network and Time Warner Cable, Announces Free Public Wi-Fi at City Parks
The City of Plano is pleased to announce a creative public/private partnership to bring Wi-Fi to all major City of Plano parks and recreation facilities. The program is made possible through the generous support of Toyota, Time Warner Cable and American Park Network. Time Warner Cable is extending its Wi-Fi network to the City’s recreations centers and High Point Park, while Toyota is working with American Park Network to provide additional hotspots in areas outside of the Time Warner Cable coverage area.
With its new home comes a new name and more. The former Scion FR-S will debut as the 2017 Toyota 86 at the New York International Auto Show with interior and exterior changes, as well as suspension and powertrain upgrades. The new Toyota 86 will go on sale at all Toyota dealerships this fall.
Toyota Suppliers Recognized For Superior Performance At Annual Event
Toyota suppliers FUEL TOTAL SYSTEMS CORPORATION of Lebanon, KY; OTICS, USA, Inc. of Morristown, TN; Somic America, Inc. of Brewer, ME; Sumitomo Electric Wiring Systems, Inc. of Bowling Green, KY; and Taiho Manufacturing of Tennessee LLC of Gordonsville, TN; received the company’s highest supplier recognition, the Superior Award for Quality during its Annual Supplier Business Meeting Tuesday, March 15, at the Northern Kentucky Convention Center in Covington. One supplier, NORTH AMERICAN LIGHTING, MÉXICO-SAN LUIS POTOSÍ, SLC, received the Superior Award for Launch Performance.
The 2017 Camaro ZL1 is poised to challenge the most advanced sports coupes in the world in any measure - with unprecedented levels of technology, refinement, track capability and straight-line acceleration.
"The Camaro ZL1 is designed to excel at everything," said Mark Reuss, executive vice president of Global Product Development. "It’s a 2+2 coupe offering incredible performance - acceleration, handling and braking - with the highest levels of technology and perfect chassis damping, making it suitable for everyday driving. It will compare well to any sports coupe, at any price and in any setting."
Acceleration for the ZL1 is delivered with a new supercharged 6.2L V-8 engine estimated at 640 hp (477 kW), and either a six-speed manual transmission with active rev matching or an all-new 10-speed automatic. Handling capability starts with the lightweight, stiffer structure of the all-new sixth-Gen Camaro, married with Magnetic Ride suspension and an electronic limited-slip differential. Standard technologies include Driver Mode Selector, dual-mode exhaust and advanced connectivity features.
All-new Volvo XC90 Named Crossover of the Year by Rocky Mountain Automotive Press
The all-new Volvo XC90 has been named Crossover of the Year by the Rocky Mountain Automotive Press, a non-profit media association representing independent automotive journalists from 10 states including Colorado, Utah, Wyoming and New Mexico.
Toyota Hosts Second Annual North Texas Supplier Diversity Event for Local Women- and Minority-Owned Businesses
Toyota today hosted its second annual supplier diversity event in North Texas at the Embassy Suite Dallas Frisco Convention Center & Spa. “Power of Exchange 2016” offered local Minority Business Enterprises (MBEs) and Women Business Enterprises (WBEs) a valuable forum to network and connect with Toyota’s Tier I suppliers, and provided access to Toyota’s sales, marketing, and professional services.
The 2017 Camaro ZL1 is poised to challenge the most advanced sports coupes in the world in any measure – with unprecedented levels of technology, refinement, track capability and straight-line acceleration.
Lyft and General Motors today announced the launch of their Express Drive short-term rental program exclusive to the Lyft platform. The program will make cars available to Lyft drivers at affordable rates with insurance and maintenance included.
Toyota's Debut of 2017 Highlander Mid-Size SUV to Showcase Significant Performance Updates
Toyota will be debuting the significantly enhanced 2017 model year Highlander mid-size sport utility vehicle (SUV) on Wednesday, March 23 at the upcoming New York International Auto Show. The popular Highlander, receives an array of new and updated equipment and technology, inside and out, including a new Direct Shift 8-speed (8AT automatic transmission).
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