Amongst a plethora of future gasoline-avoiding brands, Bollinger has revealed its model lineup in final form. The B1 utility vehicle and B2 pickup (both full-size, four-passenger units) are similar to earlier concept versions except for slightly taller bodies and rooflines that aid passenger and cargo space. The B1 and B2 come with an electric motor […]

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General Motors’ premium division will offer six-speed gearboxes as standard equipment in the CT4-V Blackwing and CT5-V Blackwing-branded models (10-speed automatics will be optional). The CT4-V Blackwing has a 400-horsepower turbocharged 3.0-liter V-6, while the CT5-V gets a 640-horsepower supercharged 6.2-liter V-8. Both Blackwings will go on sale in summer. The CT5-V Blackwing gets a […]

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The automaker is making a major commitment to battery-electric models across its Hyundai, Kia and Genesis vehicle brands. The Prophecy (current working title), which is built on Hyundai’s new Electric-Global Modular Platform (E-GMP), is expected to arrive in 2021 as a 2022 model. It will be followed by a derivative of the electric Hyundai Ioniq […]

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The automaker’s EQC utility vehicle, expected for early 2021, will now follow the full-size EQS flagship electric sedan. Also in the mix — most likely in late 2021 — will be the EQE sedan, which will look similar to the sleek-looking EQS, but on a smaller scale. It will likely share electric motors with the […]

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Fans of the 1986 comedy “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off” starring Matthew Broderick will enjoy the latest promo for LiftMaster garage-door openers. In it, the son of Ferris’s friend Cameron (Alan Ruck) and his buddy consider taking Cameron’s pristine Jaguar XKE for a joyride. You might recall a similar situation in the original movie when Cameron […]

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That’s what The Sleuth is hearing will happen when the automaker’s fourth-generation minivan arrives for the 2022 model year. Word has it the new name will be — drum roll, please — Carnival. The new body appears to be longer and wider than the current design with additional length between the front and rear wheels. […]

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For 2022, the automaker’s rear-wheel-drive BRZ comes with a 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine packing 228 horsepower and 184 pound-feet of torque. It replaces the current 2.0-liter four-cylinder with 205 horses and 156 pound-feet. The new engine makes 11 percent more horsepower and 17 percent more peak torque. Unfortunately, the BRZ won’t be available with the 260-horsepower […]

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The Sleuth thinks there’s nothing too radical about the automaker’s 2022 compact sedan that’s scheduled to arrive next spring. The most dramatic change is the Civic’s front end with its fancier headlights and oversize air intake that appears inspired by certain Toyota models. There are also more creases that extend along the sides and around […]

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The automaker is adding an electric vehicle to join the similarly powered i3 hatchback. The iX, which launches for 2022, is about the same size as the X5 utility vehicle but is built on a dedicated platform designed for a line of electric vehicles. BMW has not released the expected battery range (or pricing), but […]

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Scheduled for a 2021 unveiling, the automaker’s compact utility vehicle looks nothing like its predecessor and is also considerably larger. The plethora of powertrain choices begins with a 187-horsepower 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine. An optional turbocharged 1.6-liter four-cylinder delivers 180 horses. On the hybrid front, the Tucson’s base system is a turbo 1.6-liter-four-cylinder/electric-motor combo that produces […]

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