February 2022

Mecum Glendale 2022 adds featured vehicles to auction’s 1,500-car lineup

1958 Cadillac Series 62 Coupe Deville

(February 28, 2022) Collector cars from high-profile collections and individual offerings that stand out as headline-worthy attractions all on their own have been added to the lineup for Glendale 2022, Mecum’s fourth annual auction at State Farm Stadium in Arizona slated for March 16-19. The auction will feature an estimated 1,500 classic and collector vehicles on offer along with approximately 200 pieces of Road Art and memorabilia.

Special Edition Ford Bronco Everglades set to take on extreme adventures

(February 25, 2022) CHICAGO —  For off-roaders looking to go further off the grid, Ford today is debuting the new 2022 Ford Bronco Everglades special edition – an SUV born to breathe when the air gets thick and designed to press on when the trail turns others around.

Celebrating 20 years of world-record history with the VW W12 Nardò

(February 26, 2022) Herndon, Va. — On the 20th anniversary of the date the Volkswagen W12 broke seven world speed records on the famed Nardò circuit in Italy on Feb. 23, 2002, VW takes a look back at the infamous supercar. Few are aware the first supercar to feature a functioning example of Volkswagen’s unique “W” engine was not the Bugatti Veyron with its quad-turbocharged W16 engine. Instead, the earliest progenitor bore a VW emblem on its hood.

2023 Kia Sportage starts at $27,205

(February 25, 2022) IRVINE, Calif. — Kia has announced pricing for the all-new 2023 Sportage SUV, the longest running nameplate from the Kia brand, starting at $27,205 including a $1,215 destination charge. The Sportage tops out at $38,005 for the X-Pro Prestige trim level.

NHTSA probing 1.7 million Hondas for unintended braking

(February 25, 2022) WASHINGTON — U.S. auto safety regulators have launched an investigation into more than 1.7 million Honda vehicles for unintended automatic emergency braking. The investigation covers 2018-19 Honda Accord midsize cars and 2017-19 Honda CR-V compact crossovers, according to Automotive News.

Toyota to provide bZ4X customers free fast charging through EVgo

(February 25, 2022) PLANO, Texas — When the 2023 Toyota bZ4X battery electric SUV arrives at dealers later this year, it will come with more than just stylish looks and emissions-free utility. The all-new EV will also mark the start of a collaboration between Toyota and EVgo to provide new bZ4X customers with on-the-go access to DC fast charging stations. EVgo’s high-powered chargers provide EV drivers both flexibility and convenience to quickly charge at prime locations, such as frequently visited grocery stores, shopping centers and central downtown areas, allowing drivers to travel and charge with minimal downtime and aligning with their break, shopping, eating or errand time.