The cool thing about automobiles is they are always evolving. Automakers are constantly improving existing models and dreaming up new models. Check out these recent news items from the industry:
- Did you know the Hummer is coming back? It’s true. General Motors is bringing back the iconic rig as an electric pickup and SUV. Full details of the 2022 GMC Hummer EV have yet to be released, but it was recently revealed that the vehicle will feature removable roof panels. Read the full story on caranddriver.com.
- In other General Motors news, the automaker is working to expand the capabilities of its existing hands-free driving Super Cruise system. Super Cruise works on pre-mapped highways. The new Ultra Cruise will reportedly work on essentially all streets. Read the full story on motortrend.com.
- After a six year hiatus, Toyota is bringing back its crossover Venza. The 2021 Toyota Venza is a hybrid, sports a major makeover, features electric all-wheel drive, and delivers 219 total system hp. Read the full story on autoweek.com.
- Say goodbye to the Optima because Kia is rumored to be ditching the name and replacing it with K5. The K5 name is already used in Korea. Full details have yet to be announced, but the 2021 Kia K5 will offer an all-wheel drive option. Read the full story on caranddriver.com.
We’ll keep an eye out for more developments from the auto industry!