Filed under: Etc., Green, Lexus, UK, Sedan, Electric, LuxuryThis full-scale Lexus IS is made out of 1,700 laser-cut sheets of cardboard, and actually works – from the opening doors and functional cockpit to the rolling wheels and electric motor.Continu…
More than 10 senior managers have been suspended as the company continues its internal inquiry.
Filed under: Chevrolet, First Drives, Truck, DieselChevy adds the long-awaited Duramax diesel engine to the Colorado lineup for 2016. With it comes a most refined (and expensive) midsize truck experience.Continue reading 2016 Chevrolet Colorado Diesel …
The UAW has notified Fiat Chrysler that it will cancel the contract extensions under which 40,000 unionized workers have been working since Sept. 14 and could go on strike.
A key UAW local in Indiana has put up strike notices inside a Fiat Chrysler plant laying down a deadline to reach a new agreement or walk off the job. The UAW notified FCA it was canceling its national and local contract extensions at 11:59 p.m.
We’d be remiss if we didn’t remind you that Nissan still sells the mid-size Frontier pickup truck, even though it’s easy to overlook when the redesigned Toyota Tacoma and the all-new Chevrolet Colorado and GMC Canyon twins from GM are soaking up the spotlight. And did we hear a new Ford Ranger is in the […]
New Volkswagen Group CEO, Matthias Muller, spoke to workers overnight at the company’s factory in Wolfsburg, outlining some of the steps the company will take in the upcoming weeks and months to deal with the “dieselgate” emissions cheating scandal. Speaking to around 20,000 employees Muller stated that “to be perfectly frank: this will not be […]
Filed under: Spy Photos, Mercedes-Benz, Sedan, LuxuryMercedes-Benz is preparing a facelift for the CLA-Class four-door coupe, as seen in these latest spy shots at the company’s R&D center in Sindelfingen, Germany.Continue reading Mercedes CLA facel…
Tesla’s Model X is one of the most anticipated new nameplates of the year. A look at what some critics and others are saying about the crossover unveiled last week at the company’s factory in Fremont, Calif.
Electrical interference can cause the hybrid system to switch into a limp-home mode, eventually stalling once the battery is drained.
Hans Dieter Poetsch’s first board meeting as chairman of Volkswagen on Wednesday could turn out to be his most important, coming just hours before a deadline set by German regulators and testimony by the company’s top U.S. executive in Congress.
Hidden in the middle of the Yamaha 2016 new model presentation was what may be the best performance buy in the company’s lineup: the new YZF-R1S.You may have heard about the all-powerful, all-conquering…
Mitsubishi plans to drop the high-performance Lancer Evo but will offer a final, special edition in the U.S. as part of a farewell. The Evolution has survived 10 generations, three of which were sold in the U.S. over a 12-year period.
Volkswagen of America is offering a $2,000 customer loyalty incentive this month to prevent a possible wave of owner defections in the wake of its admission of diesel emissions violations.Existing VW…
The fix is not yet in for Volkswagen’s emissions-test-cheating diesels, but when it does arrive, there could be more than one. Bloomberg reports that some models might be able to come clean with only a software update (although how that will affect performance and fuel economy is unknown), whereas others might need a larger catalytic […]
We get some track time in Ford’s new monster Mustang.
Here’s the rundown on Chevy’s new 2016 Colorado diesel: Its new Duramax turbo-diesel engine is made in Thailand, the transmission is assembled in Mexico, there’s plenty of Brazil in the basic design, Chevrolet is a French name, the whole thing is assembled in Missouri, and you’ll need at least $3730 additional American dollars if you […]
The end of an era is upon us, with the arrival of the 2015 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution Final Edition.
Filed under: Green, Recalls, Honda, Sedan, HybridHonda is recalling about 6,800 examples of the 2014-2015 Accord hybrid because a problem with a voltage sensor can put them into fail-safe EV mode. The issue can eventually cause them to stall.Continue r…