September 2019

Land Rover launches new teen off-road driving experience

(October 1, 2019) MAHWAH, N,J, — Land Rover North America has  announced the launch of the new Land Rover Teen Drive Experience, a custom off-road driving instruction program for teens ages 14 and older at Land Rover Experience Centers across the U.S. The program aims to develop and build defensive driving skills and good driving habits in young drivers in a controlled environment, and encourage an appreciation for the outdoors and off-road exploration.

Ram unveils 1500 Limited Black Edition, 1500 Night Edition

(September 30, 2019) DALLAS, Texas — Ram Truck unveiled a new 1500 Limited Black Edition and Heavy Duty Big Horn and Laramie Night Editions at the State Fair of Texas last week. These new models will offer truck buyers an even wider selection of exterior appointments and content for even greater personalization.

Black Line Special Edition 2020 Lexus NX 300 goes bronze

(September 30, 2019) PLANO, Texas — Lexus has announced the second Black Line Special Edition on the popular NX 300, now on both the FWD and AWD models. Both exclusive exterior and interior design elements have been added to highlight the 2020 NX 300’s innovative and sleek styling, while adding the latest in Lexus multimedia connectivity with the addition of standard Android Auto integration.

The 2020 NX 300 Black Line Special Edition builds on the Premium Package with exclusive 18-inch bronze-finished wheels accented by color key over fenders — a first for the NX family.

Jaguar Land Rover unveils advanced product creation center

(September 30, 2019) GAYDON, UK — Jaguar Land Rover has unveiled new facilities at its Gaydon site in Warwickshire, creating one of the UK’s most sustainable non-domestic buildings and the country’s largest automotive creation and development center. The Gaydon site forms part of Jaguar Land Rover’s Destination Zero mission; an ambition to make societies safer and healthier, and the environment cleaner.

Ford reveals its most capable truck ever with new 2020 Super Duty

(September 29, 2019) DALLAS — Ford F-Series, America’s best-selling truck for 42 consecutive years, is once again delivering for its most demanding and hardworking customers by producing its most capable and powerful heavy-duty pickup ever – the new 2020 F-Series Super Duty.

“Ford truck customers are building a better world with Super Duty and we’re helping them work even harder with the most available diesel towing, payload, torque and power you can get in a heavy-duty pickup,” said Mike Pruitt, Super Duty chief engineer.

2020 Nissan Titan gets more powerful V-8, redesigned exterior

(September 28, 2019) The Nissan Titan full-size pickup has undergone an extensive redesign for the 2020 model year. The new Titan features substantial powertrain updates and unique styling for different trim levels. Titan now also offers standard Nissan Safety Shield 360 across all grade levels. The new Titan will go on sale in early 2020.

General Motors to bring Amazon Alexa to millions of vehicles

(September 27, 2019) DETROIT — General Motors is bringing millions of Chevrolet, Buick, GMC and Cadillac owners the ability to add convenience and productivity to their daily drives through a new in-vehicle Alexa experience coming in the first half of 2020. Leveraging embedded available 4G LTE connectivity and GM’s updateable embedded app framework in the vehicle, GM will make Alexa available on model year 2018 and newer cars, trucks and crossovers with compatible infotainment systems.

Aston Martin DBX sport utility goes through final tests

(September 27, 2019) GAYDON, UK — With DBX’s unveil drawing closer, Aston Martin’s first SUV has entered the closing stages of the most comprehensive test regime of any Aston Martin and today, the luxury British marque can confirm the beating heart of the most versatile product in its illustrious history.

Volvo says its first electric car, the XC40, is one of safest on the road

(September 27, 2019) The advance of electric cars constitutes the biggest change in the history of the automobile. For the first time in over a century, cars move without a gas or diesel engine in the engine bay and have a battery in the floor, changing the car at its core.

With the introduction of the forthcoming fully electric Volvo XC40 SUV next month, Volvo Cars says it is not just launching its first fully electric car — in true Volvo tradition, it is also introducing one of the safest cars on the road, despite a fresh set of challenges presented by the absence of an internal combustion engine.