In launching a next-generation Z car, embattled Nissan CEO Makoto Uchida takes a page from the Carlos Ghosn playbook in generating buzz for a damaged brand.
Flying taxis may be a mere glimmer on the transportation horizon today, but GM intends to explore ways to help make them an everyday reality.
The luxury brand is requiring U.S. dealers who want to keep their franchises after 2022 to spend at least $200,000 installing chargers, buying special tooling and training their employees to handle a lineup that's planned to be fully electric within a decade.
By the end of next year, the brand will have a varied powertrain portfolio that plays in the electrified and diesel spaces, in addition to multiple three-row options and a redesigned Grand Cherokee.
It's independent repair shops and aftermarket parts retailers against most major automakers; both sides are wagering millions to tilt voters in their favor.