February 2020

New Nissan regional training center teaches employees advanced skills

(February 19, 2020) DECHERD, Tenn.— Class is officially in session at the new Nissan regional training center in Decherd, Tenn., where manufacturing employees are learning skills needed to build engines for future Nissan vehicles. One of its first major projects was readying employees to assemble the 'heart of the next-generation Frontier'— an all-new, powerful 3.8-liter direct injection V6 engine debuting on the 2020 Nissan Frontier.

Toyota gains traction in the sedan segment with AWD Avalon, Camry

(February 19, 2020) PARK CITY, Utah — While others are abandoning the sedan segment, Toyota continues to double-down with new variants of its best-selling sedans. With winter’s icy grip on much of the United States, Toyota is launching the new all-wheel drive Camry and Avalon models to help drivers get a better grip on the road while the automaker continues to gain traction in the sedan segment.

Land Rover Defender does it own stunts in latest James Bond film

(February 18, 2020), WHITLEY, UK — Land Rover’s television commercial for the new Defender demonstrates its capability on tough terrain. The commercial features an exclusive, behind-the-scenes look at what to expect from the new Defender in No Time To Die.

The rehearsal footage included in the advertising shows the new Defender launching into the air. The Defenders are put to further extreme tests as the vehicle is driven at top speeds through swamps and rivers.

Polestar showcases the future of human-machine interface

(February 18, 2020) Polestar will continue to evolve the user experience in its future vehicles through further collaboration with Google. Polestar 2 is the first vehicle on the market powered by Android with the Google Assistant, Google Maps and the Google Play Store built-in. Today, the Swedish electric performance car brand looks even further into the future.

All-New Kia Seltos shows off personality in Texas Hill Country

(February 18, 2020) SAN ANTONIO, Texas — Rugged, refined and right-sized, the all-new Kia Seltos arrived in Texas Hill Country this week to show off a personality all its own. As a utility vehicle with an abundance of attitude, the 2021 Kia Seltos enters the entry SUV segment with modern styling and a penchant for adventure, whether that means everyday driving around town or in the wilderness on weekends.

Hyundai to unveil new concept EV 'Prophecy' at Geneva Motor Show

(February 17, 2020) SEOUL, S. Korea — Hyundai Motor Company will unveil its new concept EV, “Prophecy,” expressing the company’s latest design language, at the upcoming Geneva International Motor Show, on March 3. The concept will remain on display until March 15.

In line with Hyundai’s “Sensuous Sportiness” design philosophy, the new concept embodies a beautiful silhouette accentuated by graceful curves flowing over broad rear flanks that provide excellent aerodynamics.

Czinger teases 1,250-horsepower hypercar ahead of Geneva show

(February 17, 2020) Pictured against the backdrop of Alameda Naval Base in San Francisco, Czinger Vehicles’ groundbreaking 21C hypercar has showcased some of its performance figures and iconic design lines ahead of the brand and vehicle Geneva International Motor Show 2020 global debut March 3.

Nissan Leaf Dream Drive rocks your baby to sleep

(February 17, 2020) PARIS — Nissan comes to the rescue of frazzled parents across Europe with a guilt-free solution for those who heavily rely on the magical effects of dream driving to gently lull their children to sleep. Introducing, the Nissan Leaf Dream Drive — the world's first zero-emission lullaby, dreamt up by Nissan engineers in collaboration with Sound Designer and Sleep Coach, Tom Middleton.