2015 Nissan GT-R, GT-R NISMO Revealed in Tokyo

2015 Nissan GT-R, GT-R NISMO Revealed in Tokyo
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What happens when too much just isn’t enough? You become an addict, that’s what! Well someone call Betty Ford because Nissan’s been going through performance withdrawal and they just binged on GT-Rs! Continue Reading...

Subaru Cross Sport Design Concept is a BRZ Station Wagon

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Subaru Cross Sport Design Concept is a BRZ Station Wagon
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The Subaru BRZ and Scion FR-S are two of the most impressive vehicles introduced in the last five years. They offer enthusiasts affordable performance courtesy of a rear-wheel-drive chassis that’s second to none. But could Subaru be working on a more utility-focused version of the BRZ? The company’s Cross Sport Design Concept seems to indicate… Continue Reading...

Toyota FCV Concept Points to Hydrogen-Powered Future

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Toyota FCV Concept Points to Hydrogen-Powered Future
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After more than a century the internal-combustion engine still reigns supreme as the world’s go-to powerplant for vehicular propulsion. Of course electrics have started to chip away at that dominance but they really haven’t had all that much success. When it comes to alternative technologies will fuel cells fare any better? Well, maybe if Toyota… Continue Reading...

Toyota Bumps Up Sales Forcast, On Pace For Largest Profit in Five Years

Toyota Bumps Up Sales Forcast, On Pace For Largest Profit in Five Years
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Toyota now expects to sell 2.63 million vehicles in North America following a strong third quarter of sales where the Japanese automaker outsold Ford Motor Company for the first time in 15 quarters. Continue Reading...

Mitsubishi to Sell Rebadged Renault Family Sedan in America

Mitsubishi to Sell Rebadged Renault Family Sedan in America
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Renault has been strategically aligned with Nissan since 1999 but today the Franco-Japanese partnership just announced their intention to cooperate with ailing automaker Mitsubishi. Continue Reading...

Toyota Investing $28 Million in Michigan Facilities

Toyota Investing $28 Million in Michigan Facilities
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Michigan, it’s more than just Great Lakes, the Big Three and the largest municipal bankruptcy in U.S. history. To the surprise of many, GM, Ford and Chrysler aren’t the only games in town. Practically every major OEM and supplier company has offices, technical centers or test facilities in the mitten state, and Toyota is making… Continue Reading...

Commute, Toy or Destroy – Iconic Japanese Sports Cars

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Commute, Toy or Destroy – Iconic Japanese Sports Cars
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It’s not every day that AutoGuide launches a new weekly feature. Today, however, is not just any day; it’s first installment of an interactive segment we call ‘Commute, Toy or Destroy’. Continue Reading...

Detroit Three, Koreans Steal Small-Car Market Share from Japanese

Detroit Three, Koreans Steal Small-Car Market Share from Japanese
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General Motors, Ford and Chrysler, along with their South Korean competitors are increasing sales to the coveted youth demographic. Their growth comes at the expense of Japanese automakers that are losing ground in this segment. Continue Reading...

Real World Fuel Economy Top Complaint Among Green Car Buyers: Study

Real World Fuel Economy Top Complaint Among Green Car Buyers: Study
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In a recent study released by J.D. Power Asia Pacific, overall customer satisfaction with new-vehicle sales has declined, while fuel efficiency is the most frequently cited factor in choosing a new vehicle. Continue Reading...

Toyota Auris Stars in Japanese ‘Spanking Orchestra’

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Toyota’s new Auris campaign in Japan has already spawned a music video featuring a singer who identifies as transgender. The Auris is now also the center of an art display called “Spanking Orchestra.” Continue Reading...

Lexus LFA Sold Out – Almost

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Lexus LFA Sold Out – Almost
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Horsepower keeps climbing, sports cars outperform each other year after year and with so many new toys breaking into the market it’s hard to keep a sense of wonder about any of the latest supercars – a problem Lexus tackled differently than the Italians its LFA competes with. Continue Reading...

Toyota GT86 Price is Double in Netherlands over US

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Toyota GT86 Price is Double in Netherlands over US
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Bummed about not being one of the lucky few to snag a Scion FR-S this year? Just be glad you’re not living in the Netherlands where the same car costs an awful lot more. Continue Reading...

Honda Plans to Extract Rare Earth Metal from Used Hybrids

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Honda Plans to Extract Rare Earth Metal from Used Hybrids
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Honda announced today that it will start a mass-production recycling program to extract rare earth metals from used car parts.  Partnering with Japan Metals & Chemicals Co., the automaker will begin extracting the materials, which are 95 percent controlled by China. The majority of material harvesting will be from nickel-metal hydride batteries collected from used hybrid… Continue Reading...

Subaru BRZ GT 300 Makes Its Super GT Racing Debut- Video

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With the Subaru BRZ due to arrive in showrooms very soon, Subaru is out promoting its new sports coupe in full force. One way to get your car noticed is by taking it racing, and that is exactly what Subaru did on April 1, 2012. The BRZ race car made its public racing debut at… Continue Reading...