Matchbox shifts toward sustainability

Matchbox shifts toward sustainability

Another of the world’s largest automakers is making the move to electrified vehicles, albeit on a 1:64-scale basis.  Mattel Inc. has announced that its Matchbox division plans to produce its die-cast cars, playsets and packaging with 100 percent recycled, recyclable or bio-based plastic by 2030. The effort begins with the introduction in 2022 of a Tesla Roadster toy car made […]

Ram Electric Pickup Truck Might Arrive in 2024

Ram Electric Pickup Truck Might Arrive in 2024

By 2030, every nameplate—including Jeep, Ram, Chrysler, Dodge, Maserati, and a plethora of other brands—under the Stellantis umbrella (the company created in January by merging FCA and PSA Group) will offer an electric vehicle. In the run-up to 2030, the company plans to build plug-in hybrids of most models as part of an accelerated global electrification plan. New platforms are in […]

AutoHunter Spotlight: 1969 Chevrolet Corvette 454-powered

AutoHunter Spotlight: 1969 Chevrolet Corvette 454-powered

Visit AutoHunter Listing Today’s AutoHunter Spotlight is on this 1969 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray coupe powered by a big-block 454cid V8, which replaced the original L36 427/390. Click the red buttons on the photo below for an in-depth look at this C3: The Corvette’s body, finished in Le Mans Blue, features chrome trim, “Stingray” emblems, side gills on the front quarterpanels, […]

New motorcycle exhibits featured at Harley, Crawford museums

New motorcycle exhibits featured at Harley, Crawford museums

On April 16, the Harley-Davidson Museum in Milwaukee opens a new display featuring the 1957 Model FL ridden by Mexican stunt rider and racer Alfonso Sotomayor Canales.  “Harley-Davidson’s history in Mexico dates back to at least 1913,” the museum noted in its announcement. “In the 1920s, the brand was more frequently spotted throughout Mexico City as the motorcycles proved popular […]