Yes, this year overall was terrible, but we got the new Ford Bronco, the GMC Hummer EV, cheap deals on ex-rental cars, and a story that unfolded like a Chris Nolan movie in Carlos Ghosn escaping Japan to safer harbors. Here are our top 10 news stories of 2020.
Hertz went bankrupt, forcing almost 200,000 cars into the market. Fortunately that was just a drop in the bucket considering used car sales are around 40 million units per year. Still, if you’re looking for a used Corvette Z06…
Read about the massive selloff
GM’s latest Duramax diesel got a ton of looks, and now that it finds a home in the Chevy Silverado, Suburban, Tahoe, Cadillac Escalade and others, it’s even more important. The latest model makes 460 lb-ft and gets more than 30 mpg highway.
Read the 6 Things to Know about the Duramax Diesel
We first drove the 2020 Chevy Corvette in February, but found out in March, via YouTube, that it was collecting more water than expected.
Read about the C8’s Water Problem
This year was huge for electric pickup trucks from the big players, and from the smaller ones too. Check out our breakdown.
Check out All the EV Pickups Coming
The Ford Bronco made its triumphant return to fanfare from the Ford faithful. We’ll be driving it next year.
Refresh Yourself on All Things Ford Bronco
The GMC Hummer is back as a massive and massively quick EV using GM’s new Ultium platform.
Refresh Yourself on all things Hummer
Speaking of, GM introduced its Ultium electric vehicle platform, which will underpin metal from Cadillac, Buick, the GMC Hummer and many more.
Read about the Cars of GM’s Green New Deal
BMW introduced a new look for its 3- and 4-Series vehicles, the reaction was tepid at best. BMW then angered more people with its “OK Boomer” tweet. What a world.
Read How BMW Angered a Whole Demo
In relatively sadder news, we learned that the Ford Mustang Shelby GT350 was cancelled after this model year. The flat-plane crank V8 and two-piece brake discs will never be forgotten.
Read about the Shelby GT350’s Last Hurrah
The year started with a bang with ex-Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn escaping Japan after being arrested. Ghosn was accused of understating his income, as well as improper use of company assets.
Read about Ghosn’s Great Escape
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