• BMW 3.0 CSL Hommage Concept Pushes the Limits of Design

    BMW 3.0 CSL Hommage Concept Pushes the Limits of Design

    BMW is paying homage to a classic with its latest concept car. Revealed at the Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este, the new 3.0 CSL Hommage Concept pays tribute to the 1970s BMW CSL Coupe. CSL stands for “Coupé Sport Leichtbau” (coupé, sport, lightweight), and identifies this car’s main goal of shedding pounds. To do this, carbon fiber…
  • 2015 Dodge Dart vs 2016 Hyundai Elantra GT

    2015 Dodge Dart vs 2016 Hyundai Elantra GT

    It’s a classic battle of form vs. function. The stylish Dodge Dart pitted against the practical Hyundai Elantra. This isn’t to imply that the Elantra is ugly or the Dart unlivable, but after spending a few minutes in each car it’s obvious which design philosophy the engineers prescribed to. The 2015 Dodge Dart is one…
  • GM Acted Criminally in Ignition Switch Recall, Could Face Billion Dollar Fine: Report

    GM Acted Criminally in Ignition Switch Recall, Could Face Billion Dollar Fine: Report

    Federal investigators have identified criminal wrongdoing in General Motors’ ignition switch recall. Justice Department investigators are negotiating what will likely become a record penalty to the American automaker after identifying criminal wrongdoing in General Motors’ failure to disclose a defect that resulted in at least 104 deaths. The settlement could be reached as early as…

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    Do I Really Need Premium Gas?

    Do I Really Need Premium Gas?

    Cost is often the first thing that comes to mind when motorists think of gasoline. Many will drive halfway across town to save a couple cents per gallon. Additionally, purchasing regular-grade fuel to save money can be an exercise in false economy, especially if your vehicle is designed for premium gas. Running fuel with insufficient…
    Are Cars Made In Mexico Reliable?

    Are Cars Made In Mexico Reliable?

    If you’re concerned about the reliability and quality of your next car, you’re likely analyzing a number of different factors, including where the car was produced. With a large number of cars being made in Mexico, should you expect less than stellar reliability or quality from these vehicles? According to experts who analyze the reliability…

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    Next-Gen Volkswagen GTI Getting 300 HP

    Next-Gen Volkswagen GTI Getting 300 HP
    Volkswagen is going to keep its Golf GTI relevant in the horsepower war. According to a recent report from Automobile, Volkswagen is aiming to equip its next-generation Golf GTI with 300 hp, up from the current 210 hp and more than the 292-hp Golf R. With the increase in performance across the entire Golf lineup, the German…

    Next-Gen Porsche 911 Likely to Offer Plug-In Hybrid Powertrain

    Next-Gen Porsche 911 Likely to Offer Plug-In Hybrid Powertrain
    A plug-in hybrid Porsche 911 come become a reality by 2020. The next-generation 911 model, internally called the 992, will be fully redesigned with the entire lineup powered by turbocharged flat-six cylinder engines. In addition, Porsche is most likely going to add a plug-in hybrid variant to the lineup according to sources familiar with the company’s…

    2016 Mazda CX-3 Fuel Economy Announced

    2016 Mazda CX-3 Fuel Economy Announced
              2016 Mazda CX-3 fuel economy ratings have been released.  When power is sent only to the front wheels, the new CX-3 nets 29 mpg in the city, 35 on the highway which combine for a rating of 31 mpg. Add all-wheel drive and the ratings fall to 27 mpg in…

    Hyundai Tucson Production Getting a Boost

    Hyundai Tucson Production Getting a Boost
    Hyundai is boosting production of its Tucson crossover to meet U.S. demand. The Korean automaker will be adding production at its assembly line in South Korea as Hyundai continues to run into capacity constraints for its popular crossovers and SUVs. The company has agreed with its South Korean union to begin production of 50,000 units for…

    Porsche 918 Spyder Recalled for Wiring Harness Issue

    Porsche 918 Spyder Recalled for Wiring Harness Issue
    Porsche 918 Spyder owners have to make another trip to the dealership. The hybrid supercar has been recalled yet again as a precautionary service inspection that affects 223 vehicles in the U.S. According to the German automaker, the Porsche 918 Spyder’s wiring harness for a radiator fan could potentially be damaged by a carbon fiber…

    New Need for Speed Teased in Trailer

    New Need for Speed Teased in Trailer
    There’s a new Need for Speed coming from Electronic Arts. The video game publisher released a trailer for the upcoming game that will be officially revealed on June 15, with its release set for this Fall for the PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One systems. The game will serve as a “reboot” of sorts with EA…

    What Are the Odds Your Car has a Defective Airbag?

    What Are the Odds Your Car has a Defective Airbag?
    After a massive recall of 34 million vehicles in the U.S., what are the odds that your car is affected?  Since May 1, Takata has detonated 27,000 airbag inflators that were recovered from recalled cars for testing purposes and the results were worse than the company originally disclosed. When activated, the defective inflators can explode,…

    Audi Q8 Due in 2019, Electric SUV in 2018

    Audi Q8 Due in 2019, Electric SUV in 2018
    Audi has confirmed some new additions to its SUV and crossover lineup.  The German luxury brand will launch its Q8 flagship SUV in 2019, while an all-electric sporty SUV will hit the market in 2018, the teaser for which can be seen above. Finally, the small Q1 subcompact crossover is set to hit the market next…

    Oregon Moving Ahead with Per-Mile Road Usage Tax

    Oregon Moving Ahead with Per-Mile Road Usage Tax
    Oregon is aiming to become the first state in the nation with a per-mile usage tax. The state is currently preparing a program designed to help raise more revenue to support road and bridge projects. Across the country, gasoline taxes are declining as more vehicle owners turn to fuel efficient hybrids and electric vehicles, which…

    Hyundai Santa Cruz Pickup, Compact Crossover Decision Coming Soon

    Hyundai Santa Cruz Pickup, Compact Crossover Decision Coming Soon
    Hyundai will decide the fate of two new models very soon.  “There is a very high probability we get the approval of the truck soon,” said Dave Zuchowski, chief executive officer of Hyundai Motor North America. Originally it was reported that the Korean automaker would make a decision on the Santa Cruz Pickup later this year…

    Nissan IDx Axed, Styling May Survive on FWD Sports Car

    Nissan IDx Axed, Styling May Survive on FWD Sports Car
    Even though the Nissan IDx Concept received a strong positive reception, it won’t be coming to market, at least not in its original configuration.  Speaking with The Truth About Cars, Pierre Loing, Vice President of Product Planning for Nissan North America confirmed that a rear-wheel drive small sports car won’t be happening, as the cost to develop…

    GM Remaining Under Strict NHTSA Oversight

    GM Remaining Under Strict NHTSA Oversight
    The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) will keep a watchful eye over GM. The agency has decided to extend a consent order for at least another year that subjects the American automaker to close scrutiny on safety matters, a condition that resulted from the ignition switch recall that is now linked to over 100…

    Zagato Previews Custom Maserati Mostro

    Zagato Previews Custom Maserati Mostro
    Zagato has released the first images of what it will debut at this year’s Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este. Called the Maserati Mostro, the Italian coachbuilder will pay tribute to one of the most iconic racing cars in Maserati’s history, the Maserati 450 S Coupe Zagato “Monster” that was designed in 1957 with Frank Costin, a specialist in…

    NHTSA Website Crashes Due to Takata Airbag Recall Searches

    NHTSA Website Crashes Due to Takata Airbag Recall Searches
    The massive Takata airbag recall has lead to NHTSA’s website crashing.  Overwhelming traffic from hundreds of thousands of car owners affected NHTSA’s website and now the agency said it might take several days before the database is fully accessible. When the record-setting recall was announced yesterday, affecting 34-million vehicles, NHTSA urged owners to check the…

    Audi R8, Lamborghini Huracan Rumored to Get Turbo 5-Cylinder

    Audi R8, Lamborghini Huracan Rumored to Get Turbo 5-Cylinder
    An Audi R8 or Lamborghini Huracan with a five-cylinder engine? It could happen. Recently, the Volkswagen Group unveiled the Audi TT Clubsport Turbo concept featuring such a 2.5-liter powerplant, boasting 600 hp and 479 lb-ft of torque. And while it may seem sacrilegious to consider a five-cylinder engine in an exotic like the Huracan, Asian…

    Rare Lamborghini Collection Heading to Mecum Auctions

    Rare Lamborghini Collection Heading to Mecum Auctions
    There’s a half dozen rare Lamborghini models heading to auction. Mecum Auctions has announced that six exotics from the Roy Cats Lamborghini Collection will be auctioned off on June 5-6 at the company’s Seattle, Washington auction at CenturyLink Field Event Center. The six Lamborghini models that will be available are: 2009 Lamborghini Murcielago LP640 Roadster, 2010…

    Mazda Launches new Slogan: Driving Matters

    Mazda Launches new Slogan: Driving Matters
    Mazda is launching a new advertisement campaign centered around a new slogan. The Japanese automaker has announced “Driving Matters,” an evolution of the “Game Changers” campaign. The new campaign will showcase various aspects of what makes the driving experience so important and will focus on the importance of vehicle safety, good-looks, fuel efficiency and the…

    Toyota Prius Batteries Being Targeted by Thieves

    Toyota Prius Batteries Being Targeted by Thieves
    The newest target for car thieves might surprise you. The Toyota Prius hybrid has become popular among car thieves in San Francisco, but they aren’t even taking the entire vehicle. Instead, thieves are finding a way to quickly steal the hybrid’s battery, which has joined the list of high-dollar items that thieves steal to resell. In…
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    2016 Chevrolet Camaro First Drive

    2016 Chevrolet Camaro First Drive

    Once again, Chevrolet is gearing up to take on the Ford Mustang with an all-new version of its Camaro muscle car. Ford began selling its sixth-generation Mustang for the 2015 model year and Chevrolet won’t be far behind with the 2016 Camaro, which serves as a replacement to the larger and heavier generation based on…

    2015 Chevrolet Cruze vs 2015 Subaru Impreza

    The Subaru Impreza is an oddball in the compact car world. Although it’s becoming interestingly mainstream, it continues to march to its own beat. Features like standard all-wheel drive, a horizontally opposed engine and adaptive cruise control are not found in many, if any, other compact cars. The Chevrolet Cruze isn’t exactly a mainstream product…
    2016 Nissan 370Z Review

    2016 Nissan 370Z Review

    The recent drop in price for Nissan’s base 370Z sports car makes it a tempting option, but the entry-level model gives up quite a bit. Is it worthwhile?
    2015 Fiat 500 Turbo Review

    2015 Fiat 500 Turbo Review

    Starting with the 2015 model year, Fiat is offering the 500 Turbo with an automatic. Is it a tiny Italian you can’t ignore, or something to acknowledge with little more than a single “ciao?”
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