What Will Be the Last New Car with a 5-Speed Manual?

Outdated automotive technology often sticks around longer than many of us might suspect. The carburetor, for example, didn’t get completely shoved aside by electronic fuel injection on US-market new cars until the early 1990s. The same goes for transmissions; it was only last year that the venerable four-speed automatic—a technology

One Of Last Remaining Plants Making GM Cars Forced To Shut Down

The semiconductor shortage strikes again. As demand for consumer electronics has skyrocketed during the pandemic, the end result isn’t all sunshine and rainbows on both sides. This surge of unimaginable proportions has pushed the supply chain dangerously close to the breaking point. At a more local level, this has led

General Motors to shut last Indian factory on Christmas Eve

General Motors has decided to shut down its Talegaon manufacturing facility – its last factory in India a day before Christmas. This move will bring an end to the American company’s operations in the country which started in 1996. In 2017, General Motors had sold its Halol factory to another

Andretti: Last two laps of quali run are “what we get paid to do”

After landing provisional pole for the 104th running of the Indianapolis 500, Marco Andretti explained that car preparation and horsepower led to the ultra-strong first lap, while the last two laps were about executing in the cockpit. Having drawn 28th in the running order for today’s qualifying session, Andretti shrugged

Kyle Busch will finish last at NHMS after early tire failure

Kyle Busch quipped, “It’s still 2020”, after exiting the NASCAR Cup Series race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway just 16 laps into the event The reigning series champion has had a difficult year and is yet to visit Victory Lane in 2020.  He showed strength early at NHMS, but it

Remembering Formula 1’s last aggregate race

Damon Hill’s battle with Michael Schumacher for victory in the 1994 Japanese GP – which is being live-streamed today – at times more closely resembled a time trial than a conventional race due to a quirk in the rules that meant the event would be decided on aggregate times. At

Cadillac Dead Last In Consumer Reports’ Reliability Study

Meanwhile, three Japanese automakers top the list. The result of the Consumer Reports’ annual auto reliability brand rankings is out, and with it comes a piece of disappointing news for Cadillac – it still sits at the bottom of the nonprofit organization’s list of most reliable cars for 2019. With only three