The Headlight News Podcast Offers up the Latest Automotive News


Every 7 days reports on the most important information and situations occurring in the car business and relays all those tales in its weekly the Headlight Information podcast. The roundup contains news, functions, opinions and far more. 

2023 Maserati Grecale 2
The Maserati Grecale made its debut last week, assisting rework the automaker’s portfolio.

Gasoline rates are coming again down a bit from their report highs, but some analysts alert that they could increase again with the volatility the war in Ukraine is creating. 

Some of the other tales you have to have to know about include things like:

  • Even with the substantial gas price ranges, a new examine by AutoPacific reveals that a lot more than 50 % of big SUV and pickup owners will be sticking with their larger vehicles — even if price ranges top rated $5 a gallon
  • The chip shortage carries on to hamper automakers — this time Normal Motors. The enterprise is shutting down its Fort Wayne, Indiana plant that generates its complete dimensions vans indefinitely 
  • Maserati launched its most recent SUV, the Grecale and, 
  • Analysts predict new car product sales are going to drop double digits in March. The explanations for the fall are identical difficulties, new month — setting up with reduced stock concentrations.

Executive Editor Joe Szczesny suggests this week’s Major Tale is that with the higher fuel costs, a lot of automakers took the likelihood to present off their commitment to EVs, such as Volkswagen, GM, Polestar and Tesla. Even so, Stellantis offered a minor unique point of view revealing programs for a $4.1 billion EV battery plant in Canada as nicely as an all new gas-powered motor spouse and children dubbed Hurricane. 

Stellantis Hurricane engine two
Stellantis unveiled its new 3.-liter Hurricane Twin-Turbo inline 6-cylinder engine that delivers better fuel economic climate and fewer emissions than larger engines.

If you’re looking for a have-all auto, there might be no improved selection than the 2022 Chevrolet Suburban, states Executive Editor Larry Printz. With a huge interior and a second-to-none powertrain, the Suburban gets the work does — as it has due to the fact its debut in the 1930s. On the other hand, not every thing is excellent about the significant beast — check out out the assessment to uncover out more.

Turning to this 7 days, Managing Editor Michael Robust says the UAW and its president, Ray Curry, will be the middle of awareness early in the 7 days as he sits down for a “fireside chat” with the Automotive Push Affiliation. Later in the 7 days, automakers will report their ultimate March product sales final results, confirming or repudiating the predictions outlined previously.

Printz returns to normally takes us back again in automotive historical past, starting in 1947. That is when Earle MacPherson debuts his new suspension technique, which we all now know as the MacPherson Strut Suspension. At first created for GM, which shelves it, it displays up on Ford cars commencing in 1949 when MacPherson jumps to Dearborn. It is even now in use now. Manufacturing on the Lincoln Continental Mark I ends in 1948. The Ferrari 250 GTO tends to make its debut at the 12 Hours of Sebring in Florida in 1962.

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