Fiat 124 Spider axed in the UK, except for Abarth model

Fiat 124 Spider axed in the UK, except for Abarth model

Posted: Jan 8, 2019

All models of the Fiat 124 Spider, except for the top of the range Abarth, have been suddenly withdrawn from sale in the UK.

Chevrolet Sonic axed in Canada according to sources

Chevrolet Sonic axed in Canada according to sources

Posted: Jan 5, 2019

Sources have told GM Authority the Chevrolet Sonic has been discontinued in Canada, although the car remains on the company’s Canadian website.

Chevrolet Volt, Impala, Cruze; Buick LaCrosse; Cadillac CT6 axed in US

Chevrolet Volt, Impala, Cruze; Buick LaCrosse; Cadillac CT6 axed in US

Posted: Nov 28, 2018

GM plans to close three North American car factories by the end of 2019, meaning it’s the end of the road for the five sedans in our part of the world.

Cadillac CT6 Plug-in Hybrid axed from 2019 range in the US

Cadillac CT6 Plug-in Hybrid axed from 2019 range in the US

Posted: Nov 15, 2018

The Cadillac CT6 Plug-in Hybrid, the only electrified model in the Cadillac range, is getting chopped in the US for the 2019 model year.

Toyota Yaris, Lexus GS face the axe as US looks to trim range

Toyota Yaris, Lexus GS face the axe as US looks to trim range

Posted: Nov 12, 2018

Toyota USA is looking closely at its model range, and could cut unprofitable models with little strategic value, even though profits are growing.

Seat Toledo axed in the UK

Seat Toledo axed in the UK

Posted: Nov 5, 2018

The Seat Toledo, an uninspired rebadged version of the Skoda Rapid, has been axed in the UK, where buyers are being steered towards the larger Leon.

Opel/Vauxhall Adam, Karl/Viva and Cascada axed, on sale until late 2019

Opel/Vauxhall Adam, Karl/Viva and Cascada axed, on sale until late 2019

Posted: Oct 11, 2018

The Opel Adam (Vauxhall Adam), Opel Karl (Vauxhall Viva), and Opel Cascada (Vauxhall Cascada) are going out of production because they’re GM cars.

Nissan Almera axed in Russia, rebadged Bluebird Sylphy falls to SUVs

Nissan Almera axed in Russia, rebadged Bluebird Sylphy falls to SUVs

Posted: Sep 27, 2018

The Nissan Almera’s production run in Russia will end in late 2018, with the once popular sedan failing to keep up with the SUV trend.

Nissan Pulsar axed in Europe as crossovers run riot

Nissan Pulsar axed in Europe as crossovers run riot

Posted: Sep 26, 2018

Nissan has confirmed production of the Pulsar hatch in Europe has ended as customers are abandoning traditional body styles for crossovers.

Volkswagen Beetle axed, bows out in 2019 with Final Edition models

Volkswagen Beetle axed, bows out in 2019 with Final Edition models

Posted: Sep 18, 2018

The Volkswagen Beetle has been axed again with production in Mexico to end in 2019. Two Final Edition models (SE and SEL) mark the end of an era.