Inside the Industry

Volkswagen announces pricing stating at $38,790 for the 2023 ID.4

(August 5, 2022) HERNDON, Va. — Volkswagen of America has announced that pricing for the 2023 ID.4 electric compact SUV will start at $38,790 including destination charge, with an all-new entry battery pack, upgraded exterior and interior design, new aluminum-alloy wheels, updated improved center console, and more features.

Musk says Tesla production could hit 2 million a year by end of 2022

(August 5, 2022) Tesla CEO Elon Musk told shareholders this week that the EV maker will have an annual run rate of 2 million vehicles by the end of this year and will continue to build new factories to join the four it currently has in operation. Musk said Tesla could announce a new factory location as soon as this year, according to the Automotive news.

2023 Mazda CX-50 Meridian Edition furthers the outdoor experience

(August 5, 2022) IRVINE, Calif. —  Mazda North American Operations (MNAO) has announced availability and pricing information for the 2023 CX-50 2.5 Turbo Meridian Edition, a package designed for the most adventurous customers. Additionally, the Meridian Choice Package and the Apex Package will be added to the CX-50's already robust accessories offerings. Updated mid-year pricing on all 2023 CX-50 vehicles is also effective as of Aug. 2.

Maserati brings limited edition Grecale PrimaSerie to North America

(August 4, 2022) AUBURN HILLS, Mich. — Maserati is celebrating its newest SUV, the Grecale, with a limited edition offering based on Maserati’s acclaimed Fuoriserie customization program: The Grecale PrimaSerie. With the Fuoriserie program, it allows customers to create unique, one-of-a-kind vehicles that reflect their personality and passion.

Callaway announces supercharged options package for GM SUVs and trucks

(August 4, 2022) OLD LYME, Conn. — Callaway Cars expands its supercharged vehicle line to include the latest 2021-22 SUVs and trucks produced by General Motors. Callaway engineers announce the new SC520 and SC602 option packages for GM trucks and SUVs. Now available are 520 and 602 horsepower vehicles through Callaway’s Authorized GM Dealer network.

Lightning strikes across America — Deliveries stretch across all 50 states

(August 4, 2022) That was quick — lightning quick. In just two months, Ford has delivered electric F-150 Lightning trucks to customers in all 50 U.S. states, from the shores of the Kenai River in Alaska to Houston and even Hawaii. Texas — the truck capital of America — and California — the electric vehicle capital of America — lead the way with the highest number of F-150 Lightning deliveries through late July.

Genesis reveals 2023 G90 U.S. pricing starting at $89,495

(August 3, 2022) FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif. — Genesis has announced U.S. pricing for its upcoming flagship sedan, the 2023 G90. Starting from an MSRP of $89,495 including destination charge, the G90 represents the ultimate expression of the brand’s design, bringing the latest technologies and comfort amenities to the Genesis lineup.

2023 Maverick Tremor Off-Road Package revealed

(August 3, 2022) DEARBORN, Mich. — Following the success of the 2022 Maverick, Ford is expanding its compact truck lineup with the new 2023 Maverick Tremor Off-Road Package, one of Ford’s hottest products becoming available as the company again begins taking new customer orders for its lineup of high-demand vehicles.

Homeowners net over £1.6 million renting their driveways to football fans

(August 3, 2022) LONDON — Enterprising United Kingdom homeowners pocketed a whopping total of £1.6 million ($1.95 million) by renting out their driveways to football fans looking for somewhere to park over the course of last season. That’s according to the online parking portal, Your Parking Space, who has analyzed its booking data to reveal the staggering amount of money residents who live close to each of the 20 Premier League football stadiums made throughout the 2021/2022 season.

Bentley memorabilia on four wheels – To benefit cancer research

(August 2, 2022) CREWE, England —Bentley Americas and The SagerStrong Foundation, founded by the late Craig Sager, a CNN sports reporter, and his wife Stacy, recently debuted a collaborative passion project dedicated to bringing Craig’s iconic, overwhelmingly positive, and exuberant energy to life. All in an effort to benefit blood cancer research, the vibrant design by the Bentley Mulliner team, who drew direct inspiration from Craig’s famous on-screen wardrobe, creates a one-off vehicle worthy of collectability and auction bidding early next year.