Coronavirus Slowed Down Porsche Taycan U.S. Sales

The reason is production constraints after a 1.5-month break at the Zuffenhausen assembly plant. Porsche Taycan sales in the North American market might be lower than anticipated not because of the lack of demand, but because of the coronavirus outbreak, or rather the six-week-long production pause at the Zuffenhausen assembly

‘Record Low’ for Memorial Day Weekend Travel Expected, but Short Road Trips Still Planned

Travelers used to use Memorial Day weekend to kick off their summer travel plans, hitting the road in greater numbers nearly every year. With the current state of the country in the time of the coronavirus pandemic — travel restrictions, business and recreation area closures, social distancing and more —

Coronavirus Pandemic Hasn’t Affected BMW i4 Launch Plans For 2021

The information was provided by two engineers who are currently working on the i4. The COVID 19 pandemic has made many automakers rethink the time frame for some of their model launches, but there are those manufacturers who say they are still on track. BMW is one of those manufacturers

Nissan Expands COVID-19 Relief Offers, Extends Free Connected Services Trial

As automakers continue to find new ways to support consumers, Nissan today announced that it’s extending its complimentary trial of its connected vehicle services system for customers with expired trials as well as those who currently have only the Select trial. The NissanConnect Services assistance system includes safety and security

Tips for Safely Selling Your Car During the Coronavirus Pandemic

With dealership showrooms in some states closed and stay-at-home orders in place across the country, the coronavirus pandemic has upended the car-shopping process. And while it goes without saying that now isn’t the best time to sell your car, if you must sell — whether to raise some needed cash,

Another Reason 2019 Was Better: Driving Deaths Declined

Amid the news media’s daily death-toll numbers due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has a bit of brighter news. In its preliminary estimates of 2019 highway fatality data, the agency has announced a decline in traffic deaths, continuing the slide seen in

Porsche to Extend Expiring New Vehicle Warranties by Three Months Due to COVID-19

German sports-car maker Porsche has announced its latest response to the ongoing global COVID-19 pandemic, saying that it will automatically extend by three months any new-vehicle warranties that were set to expire in March, April or May 2020. For instance, the example Porsche provided is that a warranty set to

GM to Shutter Maven Carsharing Brand

The Maven team tours the New York Stock Exchange in May of 2017 as it celebrated a New York City expansion. GM had poised Maven to be its foray into mobility services. Photo courtesy of General Motors. General Motors is shutting down its Maven carsharing brand, according to a notice

F1 can’t waste coronavirus tests to speed up return – Seidl

Formula 1 should only go back to racing when there is not the risk of it “burning” through coronavirus tests or protective equipment when others could be in greater need of them, says McLaren team principal Andreas Seidl. With grand prix racing’s chiefs still hoping to be able to put