News Releases Of Note This Week (June 2-8, 2024)

This is a quick roundup of what's happened in automotive for the week of May 26-June 2nd, 2024.

This is a quick roundup of what’s happened in automotive for the week of June 2-8, 2024.

Jeep Unveils Its First Global Battery-Electric SUV
The Jeep Wagoneer S enters the market as a 2024 model year option in the U.S. with global rollout happening over the next year. With a range of over 300 miles per charge and 600 horsepower, the Wagoneer S has a 100kWh battery pack capable of DC fast charging and will include a 48-amp level 2 home charger.

1931 Cadillac 452A Named “Best of Show” at Greenwich Concours d’Elegance
The 28th annual Concours d’Elegance at Greenwich has concluded with a 1931 Cadillac 452A being named Best of Show main event. A 1957 Chevrolet 210 “El Capitola” was named Best of Show for the Concours de Sport.

CARB To Hold Public Workshop On ACC2 Amendments
The California Air Resources Board is holding a public workshop regarding amendments to Advanced Clean Cars II regulations.

Toyota Surprises With FX Edition Corolla
The 2025 Toyota will include a new FX Edition sport model. A surprise unveil from Toyota showed the new model that pays homage to the FX16 from Toyota’s history.

Justin Bell, Jay Leno Highlight McLaren 750S and F1 GTR at Le Mans
Justin Bell and Jay Leno have teamed up to showcase the McLaren 570S after Bell’s McLaren F1 GTR win at Le Mans 30 years ago. The film highlights the technology changes of the past three decades.

Volvo Begins Production of Electric EX90 SUV in South Carolina
Volvo has begun production of its all-electric EX90 sport utility at its South Carolina plant. The EX90 is the first Volvo powered by its core computing technology.

Honda Advances Hydrogen Strategy With FCEV Launch in Ohio
Honda has begun production of the all-new 2025 Honda CR-V e:FCEV (fuel cell electric vehicle) at its manufacturing center in Ohio. The CR-V e:FCEV is the first American-made hydrogen fuel cell model in production.

Toyota Alabama Expands Production, Adds Jobs
Toyota’s production facility in Huntsville, Alabama received a $282 million investment that will result in 350 new jobs and more plant production.

Honda Announces National Technician Contest
American Honda Motor has announced its Power Sports & Products Division will host a National Technician Contest. Finals for the event will be held in Alpharetta, Georgia later this year.

Volkswagen Expands ID.7 Range With New GTX Model
Volkswagen is expanding its range of ID.7 models with a fastback 250 kW all-wheel drive GTX model. Presales began this week in Germany.

Up.Fit Unveils Tesla Cybertruck Police Vehicle
Tesla upfitter Up.Fit has unveiled Cybertruck Patrol police vehicle. The Unplugged Performance division hopes to attract police, fire, and military departments with the specialty Cybertruck model.

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