Automakers released 2022 sales figures and the Dodge Challenger wiped the floor with the Ford Mustang and Chevrolet Camaro. Dodge sold 55,060 Challengers, up 1% year-on-year. Ford sold 47,566 Mustangs, down 9.2% year over year and the lowest annual total for the model in history. Chevy only sold 25,652 Camaros.
Tesla online configurator with steering wheel option January 2023
Tesla realized that not everyone wants a yoke. The automaker reintroduced a steering wheel as a no-cost option on the Model S and Model X.
Ram 1500 Revolution BEV concept
A concept version of Ram’s electric truck, dubbed the Ram 1500 Revolution BEV, was unveiled at CES in Las Vegas. Ram CEO Mike Koval told the Motor Authority that a high-performance off-road TRX variant could be in the works.
Android Auto 2023 update
Android Auto has been overhauled. The latest UI adds new features, including the ability to better view album art and quick launch for frequently used apps.
2023 Honda Civic Type R
We’ve named the Honda Civic Type R the Motor Authority’s Best Car To Buy 2023. The car impressed with its refined suspension for even better stability, mature looks and performance, and our vote was unanimous. It’s a car we want to drive every day.
Andretti Global and Cadillac logos
Cadillac and Andretti Global announced a partnership aiming to enter F1 as a US-based team. The duo didn’t discuss the timing but did note there would be a support facility in the UK
Ken Block and Audi
Enthusiasts from multiple industries mourned the loss of “Gymkhana” and rally hero Ken Block. Block died in a snowmobile accident at the age of 55.