Cherokee Nation requests Jeep drop namesake from line-up | CarAdvice

The Cherokee nameplate has been used by Jeep for almost half-a-century, however a new push from activists could see its retirement. A spokesperson for the Cherokee Nation in Oklahoma has formally requested Jeep drop its namesake from the 4X4 line-up. Speaking to US-based automotive outlet Car and Driver over the Continue Reading

Mini goes vegan: Future models to drop leather interiors – report | CarAdvice

Vegans rejoice! The next-generation Mini range will drop leather in favour of more sustainable materials. Mini will stop offering leather interiors on its future models, according to an interview with design boss Oliver Heilmer. Speaking to UK magazine Autocar, Mr Heilmer said Mini no longer believed leather fitted with the Continue Reading

GM to drop petrol and diesel engines by 2035, but rules out bigger pick-ups | CarAdvice

General Motors’ move to battery-powered cars confirms the Corvette will drop its V8, but big utes may not. General Motors has announced it will stop production of all petrol and diesel passenger cars by 2035 – but excluded some of its most popular models from the plan. The move means Continue Reading

European truck manufacturers pledge to drop diesel by 2040 | CarAdvice

In an effort to reach carbon-neutrality by 2050, truck makers in Europe have agreed to be fossil free by 2040. All trucks made in Europe will be fossil fuel free by 2040, after an agreement was reached between manufacturers this week. In a joint declaration issued by the European Automobile Continue Reading

Nissan boss denies plans to drop Mitsubishi – report | CarAdvice

Nissan’s COO has quashed rumours the company is planning to sell its share of Mitsubishi. Nissan boss Ashwani Gupta has denied the car company is considering selling its large holding of Mitsubishi Motors. Following a story from business publication Bloomberg overnight, the Chief Operating Officer told media Nissan was “absolutely Continue Reading

Toyota Yaris sales drop by 75 per cent after $9500 price rise | CarAdvice

The new-generation Toyota Yaris is the most expensive model to date. Sales have slowed dramatically, however the company says it is happy with the result. Toyota Yaris sales have fallen to a fraction of their former glory, with deliveries down by 75 per cent in a market that fell by Continue Reading

2021 Mercedes S-Class to drop coupe and cabrio, will spawn AMG and Maybach versions | CarAdvice

Mercedes says it is not planning to introduce coupe and convertible versions of the new-generation S-Class sedan. Mercedes-Benz says it will not develop coupe and cabriolet versions of the new-generation S-Class sedan as it streamlines its model range amid a global shift towards SUVs. Speaking in a conference with media Continue Reading

2020 Porsche 718 Cayman, Boxster prices drop | CarAdvice

Porsche Cayman and Boxster models are now cheaper across the range, despite other car makers increasing their prices. Going against the recent trend of some other manufacturers, Porsche has lowered the prices for its mid-engined sports cars locally. The 2020 Porsche Cayman and 2020 Porsche Boxster have both seen price Continue Reading