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Inside Lane – Automotive News2020-10-03T11:38:48-05:00

Cranking Up the O.G. Desert Predator: Ford Unleashes Most Off-Road Capable and Connected F-150 Raptor Ever

Ford, America’s truck leader, created an off-road icon in 2009 when it introduced the desert racing-inspired F-150 Raptor. It was designed to not only speed over rough terrain, but also to jump and catch air.And today, it’s born again with an all-new third-generation F-150 Raptor that takes the mechanical and technical brilliance and precision of Raptor and infuses it with enhanced connected technology that means the experience of owning one will only improve over time.

General Motors, the Largest U.S. Automaker, Plans to be Carbon Neutral by 2040

Today, GM announced that it plans to become carbon neutral in its global products and operations by 2040 and has committed to setting science-based targetsⁱⁱ to achieve carbon neutrality. The company has also signed the Business Ambition Pledge for 1.5⁰C, an urgent call to action from a global coalition of UN agencies, business and industry leaders.

MINI USA unveils new MY 2022 MINI Hardtops and Convertibles

MINI USA today unveiled the new MY 2022 MINI Hardtops and MINI Convertibles. The modern interpretation of the brand’s most iconic models, the new MINI Hardtops and Convertibles receive significant updates to the exterior, interior and infotainment and driving safety features while remaining authentic to the elements of the MINI DNA, including fun to drive, expressive design and personalization.

The New 2022 BMW M5 CS Sedan

BMW is proud to announce the quickest and most powerful production BMW car ever, the 2022 M5 CS Sedan. Available only for the 2022 model year, the new limited production super sedan builds on the immensely capable M5, itself recently updated for model year 2021, by delivering more power, greater performance, lighter weight and exclusive interior appointments making the new M5 CS truly a one-of-a-kind vehicle in its class.

2021 Buick Envision: Designed to Stand Out

The all-new 2021 Envision strengthens Buick’s premium SUV-only lineup, with more of the design, connectivity and safety features that resonate with today’s highly-discerning customers.

Bugatti Chiron Pur Sport – Delivery to Customers begins

2021 begins with the world's first delivery of a Bugatti Chiron Pur Sport1 in the USA. Bugatti Greenwich, official dealer partner of the French luxury brand, recently handed over to its customer the keys to happiness. "Bugatti of Greenwich is honored to have delivered the world’s first Bugatti Chiron Pur Sport to a very valued and loyal client. A long time Bugatti aficionado who now holds the keys to the purest Bugatti ever made," says Evan Cygler, Sales Manager Bugatti Greenwich.

Alpine and Lotus announce technical collaboration

As part of the Alpine Business Unit development, Groupe Renault and Group Lotus have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to study a number of areas of cooperation, including the joint development of an EV sportscar.

Announcing the Ecurie Ecosse C-type

In 1952 a young Ian Stewart, pioneer driver for Ecurie Ecosse, would visit Jaguar Cars in Coventry to collect his brand-new C-type. He would drive the car to its first race on Jersey to confront stiff competition from Aston Martin and Frazer Nash. The race was won at a gallop and in doing so he opened the first chapter in Ecurie Ecosse’s international motor racing career.