EV Future: What About the Batteries?

We find ourselves at an interesting moment in the auto industry. Not since the development of the internal combustion engine itself and the birth of the industry has there been something quite so revolutionary and important for the future of transportation: the proliferation of Electric Vehicles (EVs). A lot of people (including me) are very […]

Is an Apple Car Coming Soon?

If you’re one to keep your finger on the pulse of the auto industry and check headlines from news outlets, then you probably think the answer to that question is a clear and definitive “yes.” After all, it seems like every news website, auto blog, and tech site out there has an article once a […]

Truck News, UAW Strike & the Countdown to Tokyo

  Annnnd we’re back.  AutoInfluence checking in with current auto news headlines for the past couple of weeks. Sure, we’re playing some catch-up, but thanks for joining us…so, let’s get down to it. Ford / Lincoln It was announced that the 2020 Super Duty is continuing Ford’s inarguable reign over the truck segment, delivering some […]

FCA & Nissan Merger (plus Ford & GM Merger?)

    Annnnnnd we’re back…AutoInfluence easing the month of May right out the door with this week’s current automotive news headlines. But first, let’s address the elephant in the room, the rumored merger of Ford and General Motors. Unless you’re living under a rock, those of you who follow our weekly headlines in real-time are […]