UAW worried about slumping sedan sales
The United Auto Workers (UAW) union is worried about the impact the decline of sedans will have on jobs in the United States. "We are tracking it and we are addressing it," UAW president Dennis Williams told Reuters. He added he's in talks with General Motors to find a solution that would preserve as many jobs as possible.
Enthusiast building Hellcat-powered Prius
A company named American Racing Headers is turning an unassuming Toyota Prius into a monster. Through extensive fabrication work, the team has managed to stuff a supercharged 6.2-liter Hellcat V8 engine into the hybrid's engine bay. http://bit.ly/2vKFsQl
First look: 2018 Infiniti Q50
"The Q50 Red Sport is just as at home cruising the highway as it is carving a back road." http://bit.ly/2uQhLKe
MINI could build electric model in the U.K. after all
A top BMW executive recently hinted MINI's long-rumored electric car might not be built in England in the wake of Brexit. However, Reuters reports the battery-powered model will be built in Oxford, England, after all.
New XC40 will be the most colorful Volvo ever
Volvo promises the new XC40 will be its most colorful model ever. Volvo promises the SUV will offer "a broad selection of possible color combinations range from a solid, monochromatic theme, to dual compositions in vivid colors that lends themselves to self-expression." The interior will "deliver a truly youthful and premium feel."
2018 Subaru Impreza gets small price hike
The latest Subaru Impreza is about $140 more expensive for its second model year on the market. It receives a feature that turns the headlights on automatically when the wipers are activated, while Sport models equipped with a manual transmission benefit from a short-throw shifter designed by STI.