This week’s most impactful OEM headlines, including:
- The most fuel-efficient automakers in America
Mazda…give yourself a pat on the back! You are the most fuel-efficient automaker in America. Autoblog reports the company’s adjusted fuel economy was 29.4 miles per gallon. Year over year, it improved by 1.3 miles per gallon, according to the fuel economy trends report issued by EPA. Subaru, Hyundai, Honda and Nissan round out the top five.
- Acura Aims to Shift Gears with Debut of Precision Concept
Acura is finally launching their edgy new show car “The Precision Concept”. The Detroit Bureau says the supercar went through a number of changes that pushed back its official market launch, but will finally reach showrooms in February at a starting price of $156,000.
- GM to invest $1B in Michigan after credits amended
GM says it plans more than $356 million in operations in Flint, Saginaw and Grand Rapids, it plans to invest $1 billion in Michigan by 2030.The
- Detroit Free Press says the investment is part of a series of deals to alter existing tax credits already promised to GM and other automakers under the Michigan Economic Growth Authority tax credit program.