Jason Siu
Jason has been shooting cars since before digital cameras were invented but has taken a passion to writing over the past decade. His previous work experience includes being the West Coast Editor of Modified Magazine and contributing editor for Modified Luxury & Exotics and Modified Mustangs. He also has two published Cartech Books, How To Rebuild A Honda B-Series Engine and How To Digitally Photograph Cars.

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2015 Honda Fit Recalled for Incorrect Interior Cover

2015 Honda Fit Recalled for Incorrect Interior Cover
The 2015 Honda Fit is already being recalled. The Japanese automaker has announced a voluntary recall for the 2015 Fit which affects approximately 6,200 units. According to Honda, the A-pillar interior cover sold in other markets could have been improperly installed on vehicles intended for sale in the U.S. during vehicle assembly. An incorrect A-pillar...

Cops Might Get Radar Guns’ That Spot Distracted Drivers

Cops Might Get Radar Guns’ That Spot Distracted Drivers
Police of the future could be able to detect distracted driving with the same effort as spotting speeders by using radar guns. A company in Virginia is developing a device that has the technology to determine if someone is texting and driving. The radar-gunlike device detects the telltale radio frequencies that are transmitted from a...

Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG Gets 4.0L Turbo V8

Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG Gets 4.0L Turbo V8
The Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG will benefit from the all-new GT. “The AMG V8 biturbo engine mesmerizes not only with maximum power and torque, but also with the absolute best fuel economy in the comparative segment,” AMG chief Tobias Moers said in a statement. “It goes without saying that the successor to the current C63 AMG...

Vencer Sarthe Finally Headed for Production

Vencer Sarthe Finally Headed for Production
Vencer has unveiled the production version of its supercar. The 2015 Vencer Sarthe will be heading to production according to the Dutch automaker and has received numerous changes since the company first unveiled the prototype. For aesthetics, Vencer has given the production Sarthe a more striking design thanks to a new quarter-glass design, open air-flow...

Tesla Model S Update Adds Traffic-Based Nav, More

Tesla Model S Update Adds Traffic-Based Nav, More
Tesla Model S owners can expect a software update in the near future. The American automaker has released details on the Software v6.0 update that will be delivered as an over-the-air update for the Model S. It features enhancements that further personalize the Model S ownership experience and help make the car smarter about owners’...

Morgan Sales On Course’ Despite Rumored Struggles

Morgan Sales On Course’ Despite Rumored Struggles
British automaker Morgan is refuting rumors that the company is struggling. According to a recent report from Autocar, sources close to the company have been alluding that new car sales have stalled since former chief Charles Morgan departed the company last October. Those sources said the used car and maintenance parts of Morgan’s business were performing...

VW Beetle GRC Jumps, Drifts, Does Donuts in Video

VW Beetle GRC Jumps, Drifts, Does Donuts in Video
Volkswagen is getting Rallycross enthusiasts excited for this weekend’s debut of its Beetle GRC. The Beetle race car will compete at the Port of Los Angeles Global Rallycross event this weekend and the German automaker has released a new video of it in action. Last week, Volkswagen released a teaser video to whet our appetites...

LA Auto Show Confirms 30 World Premieres

LA Auto Show Confirms 30 World Premieres
The 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show will be home to 30 world debuts. In total, 60 total vehicle reveals are scheduled for this year’s LA Auto Show with over 60 percent of the global debuts being luxury and performance vehicles. Half of the unveilings will be vehicles that have never been seen before, making them...

Lotus May Lay Off 27 Percent of its Staff

Lotus May Lay Off 27 Percent of its Staff
Hundreds Lotus employees may be out of a job in the near future. The British automaker has released a statement revealing that it plans to reorganize the company and that could mean terminating up to 325 of its 1,215 employees worldwide. According to CEO Jean-Marc Gales, the British automaker has “worked very hard to avoid...

Scion Previews Sketchy 2014 SEMA Projects

Scion Previews Sketchy 2014 SEMA Projects
Scion has released sketches previewing two additional projects heading to Las Vegas this year. In addition to the SEMA Tuner Challenge FR-S competitors, Scion will also debut its Scion x Slayer Mobile Amp tC and Scion x Riley Hawk Skate Tour xB at this year’s SEMA Show. The custom tC will be built for heavy...

Toyota Recalls 20,000 Vehicles for Fire Risk

Toyota Recalls 20,000 Vehicles for Fire Risk
Several Toyota models are being recalled for a possible fire hazard. The Japanese automaker has announced that approximately 20,000 vehicles are being recalled for a possible fuel leak issue caused by the end cap on the right-hand fuel delivery pipe in the engine compartment. According to the recall notice, the pipe could have been insufficiently...

Tesla Battles on in New Jersey

Tesla Battles on in New Jersey
Embattled Tesla is still soldiering on in New Jersey courts for the right to sell its cars directly to customers. The American automaker is arguing that New Jersey regulators don’t have the authority to shut down the direct sales of its electric vehicles in the state and is currently appealing a rules change made in...
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