Here are the five must-read, must-watch auto news stories, reviews and videos for Monday, August 17, 2015.
INSIDE THE AUTO INDUSTRY
Reuters reports that General Motors is set to dramatically increase production of their full-size SUVs in hopes of finding around 50,000 more sales in the 2016 model year.
INSIDE AUTO DEALERS
They use gorillas on the roof, “celebrities” in their commercials, and free BBQs and winter tires in their advertisements. Now the Jeff Wyler Automotive Family in Ohio is using a drone to shoot outdoor videos. Whatever it takes.
INSIDE PEBBLE BEACH
The Best In Show winner at last week’s Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance was the 1924 Isotta Fraschini Tipo 8A, which belongs to Jim Patterson. Jim’s wife’s name is Dot.
evo magazine has the verdict on Jaguar’s new XF. “A fine car and new chassis seriously impresses.” But why does it look so much the same?
Finally there are first drive videos of the 2016 Toyota Tacoma. Even with new challengers from General Motors, Tacoma sales have boomed over the last ten months. Now, with a new model, can the Tacoma climb higher?