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JR Chocco

Car fanatic journalist living in the PNW covering all things automotive.

2024 Mercedes-Benz GLB gets styling updates, new tech and a mild-hybrid powertrain

2024 Mercedes-Benz GLB

Mercedes-Benz has unveiled the updated 2024 GLB SUV, which has received some styling updates, new tech features and a mild-hybrid powertrain. On the outside the GLB's face has been updated with a new grille, bumper and headlights. At the rear there are restyled taillights. There are also new 18- and 20-inch wheel designs and a new Starling Blue Metallic paint...

2024 Mercedes-Benz GLA gets a facelift

2024 Mercedes-Benz GLA

Mercedes-Benz has unveiled the updated 2024 GLA SUV, which has received a facelift, updated tech and a mild hybrid powertrain. On the outside the 2024 GLA's face has been updated with a new grille, headlights, hood and lower fascia. At the rear there are some small styling updates. Inside the GLA gets the latest generation of the MBUX infotainment system with...

BMW previews a new head-up display called BMW Panoramic Vision

BMW Panoramic Vision

BMW has announced that it is working on a new head-up display that will span the entire width of the windshield, called BMW Panoramic Vision. The new head-up display will debut in BMW's Neue Klasse models. “The windscreen becomes a single large display with our new BMW Panoramic Vision, opening up completely new possibilities for the design of our vehicles,"...

2023 Audi RS e-tron GT project_513/2 comes from the factory wrapped in camouflage

2023 Audi RS e-tron GT project_513/2

Usually automakers apply camouflage to hide some of the details of their prototypes or concept vehicles. Now Audi has decided to offer a camouflage wrapped RS e-tron GT, called the RS e-tron GT project_513/2. The 2023 Audi RS e-tron GT project_513/2 is wrapped in the red and black color theme from the original prototype test mules, and presents for the...

2024 Kia EV9 three-row electric SUV unveiled

2024 Kia EV9

Kia has unveiled its next electric vehicle, the 2024 Kia EV9. Kia gave us a preview of the EV9 as a concept and now with its arrival, the EV9 is the first electric SUV that can fit the whole family and that doesn't break the bank. The Rivian R1S and Tesla Model X have three rows, but they are...

Honda to create EV Hub in Ohio, Accord production moves to Indiana

2023 Honda Accord

Honda is moving along with its electrification plans and today it's announced that it will create an EV Hub in Ohio, which will see the investment of $700 million to retool its existing plants for EV production, starting in 2026. The Marysville Auto Plant, where Honda began auto production in America in 1982, will be Honda’s first auto plant in...

2024 Mercedes-Benz GLC Coupe unveiled

2024 Mercedes-Benz GLC Coupe

Mercedes-Benz has unveiled the redesigned 2024 GLC Coupe, which gets an evolutionary redo, improved tech and more standard equipment. The 2024 GLC Coupe looks similar to its predecessor, but the big changes are new headlights with an updated lower front fascia, slim taillights and an updated rear fascia. The bigger change is inside where it looks completely different. In front of...

Jeep teases two concepts for the Easter Jeep Safari

57th Annual Easter Jeep Safari

The 57th annual Easter Jeep Safari is just around the corner, since it runs from April 1-9, 2023. Just like before, Jeep brings an assortment of concept vehicles to the event and this year is no different. Jeep hasn't announced all the concepts that we'll see, but it has released teaser photos of two of them. The concepts are being...

2024 Kia EV9 electric SUV teased

2024 Kia EV9

Kia previewed its new electric SUV, the EV9 as a concept back in November 2021. Now Kia is getting ready to unveil the production version this month of its new flagship SUV and now we have a new teaser video that reveals a lot of the design details. https://youtu.be/J04RlAHFh2g We can see that the production version of the EV9 will look...

Nissan to introduce 19 new EVs by 2030

2023 Nissan Ariya

Nissan has updated its Nissan Ambition 2030 plan, which was announced in 2021. Nissan says that due to "changes in customer needs and the business environment" it is increasing the number of EVs that it will introduce by 2030, from 15 to 19 electric vehicles. In total Nissan plans to introduce 27 new electrified vehicles, which is up from the...