March 2024

Chevy Blazer EV sales resume with lower starting price

(March 11, 2024) Chevrolet has resumed sales of the 2024 Blazer EV, more than two months after sidelining it to fix a software quality problem. The automaker also has cut the midsize electric crossover's price by at least 9 percent, pushing all three available versions below $50,000 after shipping and a $7,500 federal tax credit. GM made a sourcing change on some ineligible parts so the Blazer EV is again eligible for the full credit, according to Automotive News.

Ram launches next-gen 'Ram Professional' commercial mobility solutions

(March 11, 2024) AUBURN HILLS, Mich. — Ram has announced the new Ram Professional commercial vehicle division with full-service customer mobility and value solutions. As a key brand within Stellantis Pro One, the enhanced strategic offensive to achieve commercial vehicle business global leadership, Ram Professional will play a pivotal role in North America to achieve the company’s Dare Forward 2030 global plan targets to reduce the company’s carbon footprint and to lead customer satisfaction. 

All-electric Acura ZDX Type S rated at 500 maximum horsepower

Acura says every ZDX now
qualifies for $7,500 tax credit

(March 11, 2024) TORRANCE, Calif. —Acura has released the power ratings for the 2024 ZDX, its highly-anticipated all-electric SUV, and the high-performance ZDX Type S — the most powerful Acura ever. With a performance-tuned dual-motor AWD powertrain, ZDX Type S delivers an exhilarating 500 maximum horsepower and 544 lb.-ft. of maximum torque — more than the Acura NSX Type S supercar.

Nissan launches the performance-minded Ariya NISMO in Japan

(March 10, 2024) YOKOHAMA, Japan — Nissan has launched the Ariya NISMO — unveiled in January at Tokyo Auto Salon 2024 — with initial sales planned to start in Japan in June. NISMO’s flagship EV model further enhances the speed, comfort and handling with up to  429 horsepower.

A mid-60s Buick at rest

This circa 1967 Buick Gran Sport resides in an abandoned state in eastern North Carolina. Buick sold a number of coupes in various guises in the mid-to-late '60s. That helped to make Buick the country's fifth best seller from 1964 though 1968. (Photo by Jim Meachen)

Everrati delivers first electric Land Rover classic in United States

Hand built, meticulously restored

'71 classic comes with 150-mile range

(March 8, 2024)  Everrati, a company renowned for redefining and future-proofing automotive icons through cutting-edge electric vehicle (EV) powertrains, has announced the delivery of its first electric Land Rover Series IIa in the United States. The commission is an electrified Land Rover Series IIa, which integrates a state-of-the-art OEM-grade electric powertrain designed and developed at Everrati’s global headquarters in Upper Heyford, Oxfordshire, England.

2024 Audi Q4 55 e-tron mid-model refresh arrives with more power and range

(March 8, 2024) RESTON, Va. — At a time when others are entering the segment, Audi is systematically continuing its course for growth of its fully electric vehicles, introducing comprehensive updates to its premium e-tron entry models. Mid-way through the 2024 model year, the Q4 50 e-tron becomes the Q4 55 e-tron and has been further infused with dynamic Audi DNA — offering a newly revised suspension and steering tune, increased range, and a sharper look with an available 21” wheel.

2024 Jeep Gladiator Texas Trail celebrates the Lone Star State

(March 7, 2024) AUBURN HILLS, Mich. — The Jeep brand is blazing trails in Texas, the largest truck market in the country, by introducing the new 2024 Gladiator Texas Trail. Built as the first Texas Trail edition on the new 2024 Jeep Gladiator and based on the Gladiator Sport S trim, the Texas Trail is launching exclusively for the state of Texas, delivering personalized content for a distinct appearance combined with legendary Jeep 4x4 capability.

BMW M Motorsport and LEGO celebrate with a new model set

(March 7, 2024) MUNICH, Germany — With a new season in motor sport just around the corner, the collaboration between BMW M Motorsport and toymaker LEGO has produced a new Speed Champions set that is destined to capture the imagination. The new arrival will fuel excitement among younger motor sport fans from nine years of age, as well as laying on an authentic build-and-play experience for more mature collectors.

AC Cars celebrates 123rd anniversary

AC Cobra GT Coupe to be revealed,
producton of GT Roadster underway

(March 7, 2024) AC Cars, Britain’s oldest active vehicle manufacturer, is celebrating its 123rd anniversary with three milestones. Not only is production of the all new AC Cobra GT Roadster already underway in the UK, but the marque’s Donington Park HQ has expanded and it’s just wrapped up the design for the reveal of its next model — the AC Cobra GT Coupe.