January 2022

First 2023 Corvette Z06 raises $3.6 million for Operation Homefront

(February 1, 2022) SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — Operation Homefront will receive $3.6 million from the sale of the first retail 2023 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 70th Anniversary Edition at the Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale Auction. This is a record sale for a charity vehicle donated by a manufacturer at Barrett-Jackson, surpassing the previous record, held by the first retail 2020 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray, by $600,000.

Ford Performance to develop Mustang GT3 race car

(January 31, 2022) DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Ford Mustang will lead Ford’s return to global sports car racing as Ford Performance prepares a new GT3 race car for competition in 2024. Ford Performance revealed plans for its all-new Mustang GT3 race car that will compete in the International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) 2024 race season, including the 24 Hours of Daytona.

Porsche Taycan breaks Guinness World Records for coast-to-coast charging

(January 31, 2022) New York — Driving across the United States is a bucket list item for most Americans and many have made fond memories of doing just that in a Porsche. Today the nationwide Electrify America CCS DC fast charging network is ready to handle the charging needs for Taycan drivers to make new road trip memories of their own.

A pair of Ford GTs to highlight Mecum's Glendale, Ariz., auction

2006 Ford GT once owned by John Elway

(January 31, 2022) WALWORTH, Wis. — Mecum Auctions is set to return to State Farm Stadium this March 16-19 for its fourth annual auction in Glendale, Ariz., with an estimated 1,500 vehicles and nearly 200 pieces of Road Art and memorabilia items to be offered.

Nissan recalls nearly 700,000 Rogues over electrical problem

(January 30, 2022) The compact Nissan Rogue SUV has been recalled for the second time in just over half a year. The culprit in the automaker’s latest safety bulletin is a defective electrical connector susceptible to corrosion from water and salt that could lead to a fire.

Starting price for electrified 2022 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4xe is $59,495

(January 30, 2022) AUBURN HILLS, Mich. — Jeep Grand Cherokee 4xe, the first-ever electrified Grand Cherokee, strengthens Grand Cherokee’s leadership position in the full-size SUV segment, offering an all-new plug-in hybrid powertrain delivering 25 miles of all-electric range and 56 MPGe, plus an all-new architecture, two legendary Jeep 4x4 systems, world-class interior, the most advanced, high-tech safety and security features in its class and segment-leading advanced technologies, all at a starting U.S. manufacturer’s suggested retail price $59,495 including a $1,795 destination charge.

All-new Kia EV6 electrifies the roadways of California wine country

(January 29, 2022) SONOMA, Calif.  — The all-new 2022 Kia EV6 electrified the roadways of wine country this week during its national press introduction. The arrival of the brand’s first dedicated battery electric vehicle (BEV) signals the U.S. launch of Kia’s ‘Plan S’ strategy that will deliver 11 all-new electrified models across the world by 2026.

40 millionth Ford F-Series for U.S. customers rolls off the line

(January 28, 2022) The forties have been good to Ford F-Series. Ford has 45 years as America’s best-selling truck and 40 years as best-selling vehicle, and now, Ford is celebrating production of its 40-millionth F-Series for U.S. customers.