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GM Employees and Members of the UAW On Strike, as covered in this week's edition of Current Auto News

  Annnnnnd we’re back, AutoInfluence with all your current auto news headlines for the week of October 11th. It’s an odd week, with the UAW Strike and upcoming industry trade shows having a clear impact on headlines (or the lack thereof). But with all that said, let’s get down to those stories we do have [...]

Teaser Image of the MItsubishi Mi-Tech Concept to be unveiled at the Tokyo Motor Show, as covered in the October 4th episode of AutoInfluence Weekly Automotive News

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 [...]

AutoInfluence Current Auto News Headlines for September 20th 2019

Annnnd we’re back, AutoInfluence with the updates you’ve been waiting for surrounding the 2019 Frankfurt Motor Show, plus some reported sales numbers across the industry, and every other headline we could dig up to keep you up to speed on current auto news over these past September weeks so, with plenty to cover, let’s get [...]

BMW X6 Shown in VantaBlack

  Annnnnnd we’re back…AutoInfluence with all your current auto news headlines for the week of August 30th - heading into Labor Day Weekend, here in the states. Now, last week, we had offered a rundown of the various auto shows waiting for us right around the corner. And if you needed any greater evidence that [...]

2020 Lexus LC500 Inspiration Series shown in new Nori Green finish.

  Ford In the last few weeks, our coverage of the 2020 Mustang Shelby GT500 has picked up, with official information greatly outweighed by rapid speculation. That said, it’s been reported by mustang6g.com that the GT500 possesses an approximate base curb weight of 4,225 lbs. Slating the vehicle between the 3,890-lb Camaro ZL1 and the [...]

Rear-view shot of c8 Corvette Stingray as included in AutoInfluence Weekly Auto News for Week of July 19th

  Annnnd we’re back…AutoInfluence with your current auto news headlines for the week of July 19th…including yesterday’s long-awaited reveal of the mid-engine C8 Corvette Stingray, rumors of Ford taking aim at the Gladiator, and a complete refusal to mention Area 51 (well, except for just then). So let’s get down to it. Ford Providing an [...]

  Annnnd we’re back. AutoInfluence with all of your current auto news headlines for the week of June 28th. And FINALLY. What a week it was! We have rumors of one iconic muscle cars’s retirement, FCA change-ups, Tesla firefighting, results of this year’s American Made Index, Porsche electrification and the rumor of one model’s death [...]

A woman is charging a red 2020 Ford Escape Plug-in. In current auto news, Ford plans to have more electric vehicles.

Ford’s $850M Electric Buy-in

  Back in March, current auto news headlines seemed all-too-eager to report Ford’s decision to invest $850M in the restructuring of their Flat Rock, MI assembly plant. Amidst the steady string of negative news stories to befall the automotive industry (especially domestic automakers) it never fails to feel refreshing when there’s something positive to report [...]

A red and a blue 2019 Toyota Mirai are parked out of a brick building.

Toyota’s Hydrogen-Fueled Agenda

  As we approach the end of 2019’s first quarter, we’re seeing an endless onslaught of headlines related to automakers’ restructuring of their lineups around a more timely selection of models. Of course, this means the elimination of slow-moving sedan styles in favor of more popular crossover SUVs, a tech-centric focus on autonomous vehicles and [...]

2019 Chevy Camaro SS Prior to Changes Being Made for 2020 as Reported in AutoInfluence Weekly Automotive News from April 27th to May 3rd

    Annnnd we’re back…AutoInfluence kicking down the door to the month of May with all your automotive news. But don’t worry. We promise we’ll rehang the door once we’re done here (it’s the least we could do, since we forget to say hi to your mom in last week’s episode…) Ford / Lincoln This [...]