Tag: Interviews

Acura Wants To Reestablish Itself As A Performance Brand Before Working On EVs

Acura needs to get back on track in more ways than one before it feels ready to commit to electrification. That’s according to Acura’s Brand Officer, Jon Ikeda, who spoke to Automotive News for the outlet’s Daily Drive Podcast. TIkeda opened up about the Honda luxury brand’s challenges and its path forward. Perhaps the biggest […]

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Famed Designer Of Nissan GT-R, Juke, 350Z And Qashqai Now Leads Design Studios In Tokyo And California

Nearly all of Nissan’s most successful designs of the last two decades can be traced back to one man. Everything from the GT-R to the Juke has had Shiro Nakamura’s influence on it. Since retiring in 2017, though, he hasn’t been quietly doing crossword puzzles by the pool. The 70-year-old auto industry veteran has been […]

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Mercedes Reveals Why The C-Class’ 6-Cylinder Had To Go For 2022

Mercedes‘ chief engineer, Christian Früh, has revealed that handling and packaging were behind the brand’s decision to drop the 6-cylinder engine from the C-Class lineup. We’ve all heard and processed the news that there will be no C-Classes (not even AMGs) offered with a V8 in the upcoming generation. Emission regulations being what they are, […]

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Bob Lutz Tears Into The Tesla Model Y, Calls It “Terminally Ugly”

In a recent interview on the Autoline Network, former GM chairman Bob Lutz addressed Tesla’s current situation within the car industry, while also completely tearing into the Model Y’s styling. That particular segment takes place at around the 31:30 minute mark of the video, when Lutz was quoted as saying: “The Model Y, I think […]

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