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Black Girls Code Organization Receives $255K in Funding From General Motors

Black Girls Code, a non-profit organization that aims to increase the number of women of color in the digital space, has announced a partnership with General Motors, which includes a generous donation of $255,000.

AboutThatCar.com: 2017 Kia Cadenza Limited

Kia’s Cadenza falls just short of being a full size sedan but it is an all premium car. For the 2017 model year the Cadenza is stronger, lighter and more ridged, so said the press material. This is the second ...

AboutThatCar.com: 2017 Genesis G90 RWD 5.0 Ultimate

We were in a parking lot and found ourselves answering a bevy of questions from a couple of guys. The first and most important was what kind of car we were driving. It was a Genesis G90.

Fiat Chrysler Rumors; China Blasts U.S.; Total's Deal

1. Fiat Chrysler: Great Wall Motor said Monday that it was exploring a bid for the parent company of Jeep, Maserati, Dodge, Ram and Alfa Romeo.

Show Up #LikeAPro in the 2017 GMC Acadia Denali

Move over third row competitors, there’s a new guy in town! With its slimmer physique, added third row, sharper looks, and safety upgrades, the all-new 2017 GMC Acadia Denali is clearly General Motors way of telling its competitors to sort ...

Ford Foundation Awards $150,000 Grant to the National Association of Black Journalists

The National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) is pleased to announce the Ford Foundation is granting $150,000 to NABJ to help further the organization's strategic plan implementation.

AboutThatCar.com: 2018 Hyundai Sonata

There was a 2018 Hyundai Sonata on display in front of the hotel here. We could tell it was a Sonata but it was crisper, sharper, and more contemporary than the current model.

AboutThatCar.com: 2017 Toyota 86

Toyota is billing its 86 as “the Affordable, Fun-damental Sports Car.” We can’t argue with that description. But first let’s be clear. The Toyota 86 used to be the Scion FR-S in this market. The 86 nameplate was used on ...

Another Cop Sickened By Possible Carbon Monoxide Leak in a Ford SUV

Authorities in Massachusetts say a police officer was exposed to carbon monoxide gas while driving a Ford SUV police vehicle, possibly causing him to lose consciousness and rear-end another car.

Toyota and Mazda to Build $1.6 Billion Factory in the U.S.

Toyota and Mazda have announced plans to build a $1.6 billion manufacturing plant in the United States that will create as many as 4,000 jobs.

Essence and Toyota’s Future 15 Event

Essence celebrated a new class of innovators, creators and risk takers at its Future 15 event. During the invitation-only celebration, Essence spotlighted fifteen Black millennial disruptors who are creating a new definition for success from across a variety of genres ...

Ebony’s Linda Johnson Rice Joins Board of Tesla

Elon Musk appears to be heeding the call of a group of disgruntled investors by bringing two new members onto Tesla’s board. One of them happens to be a black woman.

Toyota Research Institute to Bring Disruptive Tech to Market Faster With Toyota AI Ventures

Toyota Research Institute (TRI) will invest an initial $100 million to launch Toyota AI Ventures, a new corporate venture capital subsidiary designed to provide early-stage financing to startup technology companies.

GM Intensifies Push to Train Young People for Jobs of the Future

GM Chairman and CEO Mary Barra and nonprofit leaders today introduced new, innovative programs designed to encourage young people to go into technology and engineering professions and improve teacher training in STEM-related subjects. Noting rapid technological advancements in electrified and ...

Discover the Power of Speed with the Lexus RC 350 F Sport

Having power at the tip of your fingertips gives off an adrenaline rush that excites the heart, curls the toes, and makes hair stand on its end. After a week in the 2017 Lexus RC 350 F Sport, I felt ...

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