2023 BMW 7 Series And i7 Go Into Production In Germany

Motor1.com Logo

Today BMW kicks off production of the all-new 2023 7 Series at its plant in Dingolfing, Germany. The company’s flagship sedan hits the production lines with both combustion and fully electric powertrains with the versions sharing the same assembly lines. The factory in southern Bavaria is one of BMW’s more than 30 production sites around … Read more

Polestar CEO Wants To Put The O2 Electric Roadster Into Production

Motor1.com Logo

It was only the beginning of March when we ogled at one of the prettiest cars we’ll see all year. Volvo’s electric spin-off brand Polestar took us by surprise with the unveiling of the O2. The hardtop electric convertible had four seats and rode on the same bonded aluminum platform as the forthcoming Polestar 5. … Read more

Hyundai Ioniq 5 Earns IIHS Top Safety Pick+ Safety Rating

Motor1.com Logo

The Hyundai Ioniq 5 enjoys strong customer demand literally all around the world. Just recently, it got updated in Europe with a larger battery pack and the latest news coming from the electric hatch is another proof of its high safety standards. The Ioniq 5 earns the highest safety rating from America’s Insurance Institute for … Read more

Volvo To Spend €1.2 Billion On Carbon-Neutral Factory For EVs In Slovakia

Motor1.com Logo

Volvo was among the first automakers to announce a gradual retirement of the combustion engine, culminating with the Swedish marque going purely electric at the end of this decade. Preparing for a zero-emissions future, the Geely-owned company is investing €1.2 billion ($1.25B) in a new factory that will only assemble EVs. The firm’s third European … Read more

VW Names Neeru Arora As New Executive VP, CIO, And Digitial Officer In America

Motor1.com Logo

Volkswagen Group of America has a major new appointment to announce. Neeru Arora is named the new Executive Vice President in addition to being appointed as Chief Information Officer and Chief Digital Officer responsible for America and the North America region. Arora has been Senior Vice President and CIO at Volkswagen Credit for the last … Read more

2023 Mercedes-AMG C63 Made A Low-Key Appearance At The Goodwood FoS

Motor1.com Logo

Mercedes introduced the AMG C43 sedan and wagon at the end of April, but the hotter C63 is right around the corner. In fact, the flagship C-Class from the W206 generation was hiding in plain sight at the 2022 Goodwood Festival of Speed. Granted, the near-production prototype was fully camouflaged. That being said, the “E … Read more

Cadillac CT4-V Blackwing Track Edition Teased, Ordering Opens In August

Motor1.com Logo

Cadillac is about to reveal special Track Edition models of the CT4-V Blackwing this July, and the latest teaser adds more details prior to its debut. More importantly, the automaker has announced the exact date when the ordering opens. As opposed to the previous teaser video that showed more of the exterior details of the … Read more

Stellantis Investing $24.7M In Michigan’s Pentastar V6 Engine Plant

Motor1.com Logo

The automotive industry is headed in the direction of electric power, but gasoline isn’t dead yet at Stellantis. To hammer that point home, the conglomerate announced a sizeable $24.7 million investment into the large Trenton, Michigan assembly plant that builds 3.6-liter V6 engines. The V6 is widely used in a range of vehicles from Ram, … Read more

x