April 2021

An idled excavator

Case has made construction equipment since the late 1800s and continues to this day. This Case 880R excavator, built since 1977, may have seen the last of its working life as it sits idled and rusting in an eastern North Carolina field.
(Photo by Jim Meachen)

CyberLandr — The disappearing camper for Tesla Cybertruck

(April 7, 2021) LAS VEGAS — Stream It, Inc., headquartered in Las Vegas, Nev., has announced the CyberLandr, an innovative camper/overlander for the Tesla Cybertruck. Rather than being tethered to RV parks for power, water/sewer, or Internet access, CyberLandr lets you take a kitchen, living room, bedroom, bathroom, and office anywhere and everywhere for ultimate wilderness and urban adventures.

Chevrolet to build first-ever Silverado electric pickup

(April 7, 2021) DETROIT _ General Motors President Mark Reuss has announced Chevrolet will introduce a Silverado electric pickup truck that will be built at the company’s Factory ZERO assembly plant in Detroit and Hamtramck, Mich.

Chrysler celebrates National Pet Day with pet-friendly Pacifica

(April 7, 2021) AUBURN HILLS, Mich. — For those with furry, four-legged family members, Chrysler brand is calling out pet-friendly features of the redesigned 2021 Chrysler Pacifica just in time for National Pet Day on April 11. The Chrysler Pacifica is no stranger to garnering a “paws up” from the pet set. Last year, Pacifica was named to Autotrader’s list of the 10 Best Cars for Dog Lovers, one of the 145 honors and industry accolades the Pacifica has earned since its introduction as a minivan.

Hennessey celebrates 30 years of making fast cars faster

(April 7, 2021) SEALY, Texas — Building a world-renowned tuning business on the foundation of strong family support, John Hennessey's company has created more than 12,000 customer cars since it was founded 30 years ago and has now evolved into a global brand manufacturing its own hypercar.

New Toyota GR 86 introduced at online event

(April 6, 2021) TOYOTA CITY, Japan ― Toyota Gazoo Racing (TGR) presented the new GR 86 in a world debut in an online event was held together with Subaru. Following the GR Supra and GR Yaris, the new GR 86 is the third global model in TGR's GR series of sports cars. The new GR 86 is scheduled to launch in Japan this fall.