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Chevrolet marketing chief Tim Mahoney to retire from General Motors

DETROIT — General Motors’ Global Chevrolet Chief Marketing Officer Tim Mahoney is retiring from the automaker effective March 1. Mahoney, 62, came to the company nearly six years ago from Volkswagen after working for Porsche Cars North America and Subaru of America, where he spent most of his career. GM, which confirmed the retirement on …

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2020 Cadillac Escalade Spied For The Very First Time

General Motors has given us all-new full-size pickup trucks for Chevrolet and GMC. Cadillac doesn’t build a truck, but the Escalade is every bit as big and now we’re getting our first look at the next-generation SUV. Or rather, we’re getting our first look of something chunky and expansive with four wheels and heavy coverings from …

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The Grand Tour Will Return For A Fourth Season And Maybe More After That

Evidently, what the people—and Amazon’s profits—demand is more of The Grand Tour. The show will not come to an end after its upcoming third season, as had been rumored, and could very well continue on after that. Amazon May Not Renew The Grand Tour After Season Three: Report (Updated) Though season two of The Grand …

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Porsche 911 Targa Slips Into TopCar’s Stinger GTR Body Kit

You’d think that people who tend to buy a Porsche 911 Targa would generally prefer to keep them mostly stock, seen as how this version of the 911 is kind of a throwback to the original Targa. Well, here’s at least one exception, as this particular 911 Targa was converted into something slightly more aggressive …

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1989 Porsche 911 Carrera Targa G50 for sale on BaT Auctions – ending December 20 (Lot #15,011)

This 1989 Porsche 911 Carrera Targa is finished in Forest Green Metallic over Marble Grey leather, and power comes from a 3.2L flat-six paired with a Getrag G50 5-speed transaxle. The car was imported to Canada from Japan by the previous owner around 2014, and the seller has driven 13k of the 94k kilometers (~58k …

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France plans Renault CEO hunt as board frays over Ghosn, report says

PARIS — The French government is seeking candidates to replace Renault’s embattled boss Carlos Ghosn, sources told Reuters, as board members begin to voice doubts about keeping him in office following his indictment in Japan for suspected misconduct. At a meeting on Thursday, Renault directors were briefed on an investigation by alliance partner Nissan that …

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What If Rolls-Royce Made A Pickup, Hatchback, Or… Batmobile?

Until very recently, Rolls-Royce has focused on a specific section at the very top of the luxury vehicle market by building opulent sedans, coupes, and convertibles. The launch of the Cullinan SUV indicates the brand’s willingness to explore new segments, though. With the brand’s expansion in mind, the folks at Compare the Market created these renderings imagining …

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Germans Discover Military Jeep Hoods Used to Repair a Ceiling after World War II

All Images taken by Christian Straimer, Used with Permission Like many other places in Germany, the western city of Bonn had plenty of rebuilding to do after World War II. So, with materials scarce, the owner of one building decided to use hoods from junked army Jeeps to build up his ceiling. Those hoods have …