The 90th Geneva Motor Show, which was set to kick off next week, has been cancelled due to the coronavirus crisis. Organizers of the event released a statement today in response to a temporary Swiss government ban on gatherings of over 1,000 people.
Hyundai has revealed the next-generation i30 it plans to premiere at the Geneva Motor Show next week. This compact model is the European twin to our Elantra GT, so visually at least we can expect the same from our next edition of that model.
The next generation of the Golf GTI will officially make its debut at the Geneva Motor Show, but Volkswagen has unveiled images of the car ahead of the official reveal next week.
The new Precept concept is Polestar already delivering a preview of its future designs. The exercise shows that the fledgling automaker already has a vision for the future, even as its first models are barely off the drawing board.
Kia is issuing a recall of older versions of older Sedona minivans and Sorento SUVs. The small risk of a short circuit that could spark a fire in the engine compartment is behind the move to call nearly 230,000 vehicles into service bays.
Chevrolet has just presented its Menlo in China; it’s the first electric vehicle introduced by the brand for that market. The model is based on the Buick Velite 6.
Honda has announced that it is recalling over 240,000 Odyssey minivans over a defect that could create a short circuit, possibly sparking a fire. It is not known at this point how many if any of the 241,339 models subject to the recall are in Canada.
Sales of new vehicles within China have come to a near-total standstill due to the ongoing coronavirus crisis. In February to date, sales are down an astounding 92%, as most dealerships stay closed and the few that don’t get almost no showroom traffic.
Volkswagen has teased its new Golf GTI ahead of the variant’s big reveal at the Geneva Motor Show next month. At the same time it’s remaining tight-lipped about the specs of the popular variant, although rumour has it it could get an output of 242 hp or even 255 hp.
Toyota has released details and sets of images of the new 2020 Camry and 2021 Avalon AWD versions that will be exclusive to the North American market. The Camry AWD will be available as of this spring and it’s expected to get an average combined fuel consumption rating between 8.1L and 8,4L/100 km.