February 2019

Chevrolet debuts 2020 Silverado HD; 35,000-pound towing capacity

(February 6, 2019) FLINT, Mich. — Chevrolet on Tuesday debuted the full lineup of its all-new 2020 Silverado HD — the strongest, most capable Silverado HD ever. Max towing capability increases an enormous 52 percent to an available 35,500 pounds. It is also the third all-new Silverado in just 18 months, each designed for different customers.

BMW's newest electric SUV undergoing winter trials in Sweden

(February 5, 2019) MUNICH, Germany —  The future of driving pleasure is approaching fast and the all-electric BMW iNEXT takes the next hurdle of its path to serial production maturity. The winter test center of the BMW Group in Arjeplog, Sweden, is the setting for the current complete vehicle tests, which serve to optimize, examine and harmonize all drive, chassis and suspension components under extreme climate and road conditions.

New Rock Creek Edition joins Nissan Pathfinder lineup

(February 5, 2019) CHICAGO — Nissan today unveiled a new 2019 Pathfinder Rock Creek Edition, which goes on sale this spring with a package price of $995. The Rock Creek Edition special value package offers unique exterior and interior treatments that emphasize the rugged Pathfinder heritage.

The package pricing reflects a savings of up to $1,315 (versus similar equipment priced separately). The Rock Creek Edition package is offered on Pathfinder SV and SL grades, in both 2-wheel and all-wheel drive configurations, and in a choice of seven available exterior colors.

Mazda to introduce new SUV at Geneva Motor Show

(February 5, 2019) IROSHIMA, Japan — Mazda will showcase the world premiere of a new SUV, the second model in its new-generation lineup, at the Geneva International Motor Show which runs from March 5-17. Mazda says that as a new addition to the Mazda lineup, the SUV offers refined quality in all the areas that matter to drivers.

More than 14.6 million families in the fold — FCA celebrates the minivan

(February 5, 2019) AUBURN HILLS, Mich. — Fiat Chrysler Automobiles is celebrating the 35th anniversary of the minivan as the originator and leading innovator in the segment it created in 1984. New for 2019, the 35th Anniversary edition is available on Chrysler Pacifica, Pacifica Hybrid and Dodge Grand Caravan models, featuring new badging, an all-black interior with Cranberry Wine accent stitching, and upgraded content, in addition to the already extensive list of standard equipment.

BMW M850i xDrive to get 400-copy special edition

(February 4, 2019)  MUNICH, Germany —The new BMW 8 Series Coupe is able in a unique way to inspire with its dynamic driving characteristics, while at the same time fascinating with luxurious equipment features and a sporty, elegant design. Moreover, maximum exclusiveness is also guaranteed with regard to the individual configuration of the new luxury sports car.

An electrifying future awaits in Audi game day spot

(February 3, 2019) HERNDON, Va. — Audi returns to America’s biggest night in football with a humorous 60-second commercial called “Cashew.” Known for memorable storytelling, Audi highlights the brand’s electrification strategy by offering a glimpse of the fully electric Audi e-tron GT concept car. “Cashew” will air today during the second quarter of the Super Bowl.

Honda's new Passport crossover goes on sale Monday

(February 2, 2019) TORRENCE, Calif. — The all-new 2019 Honda Passport begins arriving at Honda dealerships nationwide on Monday, Feb. 4, filling out Honda's SUV lineup and delivering a unique combination of on-road driving refinement and off-road capability along with best-in-class interior space. The entry-level yet well-equipped Passport Sport carries a starting price of $33,035 including a $1,045 destination charge.