Where to Take a Road Trip From New York City

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Where to Take a Road Trip From New York City
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Summer is road-trip season. The fairest of nature’s four quarters, its warm weather and sunny skies beckon, especially for folks living in areas that receive winter’s wrath. It’s spring and time is ticking; have you planned your vacation yet? Continue Reading...

2014 Ford Transit Connect Taxi: More Space, Less Fuel

2014 Ford Transit Connect Taxi: More Space, Less Fuel
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What does Hong Kong have in common with New York City, Chicago, Miami and Los Angeles? Other than being a large, cosmopolitan metropolis it’s also the latest municipality to select Ford’s Transit Connect Taxi for duty. Continue Reading...

2014 Mazda3 Revealed With More Space, Style & Speed

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2014 Mazda3 Revealed With More Space, Style & Speed
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Like a Broadway premiere the 2014 Mazda3 will take a bow in New York City today. Mazda’s best-selling compact car has received a bumper-to-bumper redesign along with some significant improvements. The company’s latest C-Segment offering brings a healthy dose of style, performance and technology to an extremely competitive slice of the market. Continue Reading...

Nissan ‘Taxi of Tomorrow’ Previewed: Paris Motor Show

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Nissan ‘Taxi of Tomorrow’ Previewed: Paris Motor Show
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Among the many cars soon to sit in garages around the globe, Nissan had a different kind of common car parked at its Paris pavilion today: the “Taxi of Tomorrow.” Continue Reading...

Fiat 500 ‘Immigrants’ Commercial Sacrificed 6 Cars

Fiat 500 ‘Immigrants’ Commercial Sacrificed 6 Cars
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Fiat’s latest commercial, “Immigrants,” gives a cinematic portrayal of the 500 making its journey from Italy to the U.S., but as anyone who watched it will know, several cars were apparently sacrificed in the process. Continue Reading...

Nissan NYC “Taxi of Tomorrow” Ad Campaign Emphasizes Innovation

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Nissan NYC “Taxi of Tomorrow” Ad Campaign Emphasizes Innovation
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Other ads for the future taxi play on Nissan’s larger overall marketing strategy, which emphasizes “innovation for all.” Examples include “innovation for NYC, “the cab that goes to the corner of innovation and cool” and “the future of the auto industry? We’ll take you there.” Continue Reading...

Nissan e-NV200 Concept Brings Leaf Technology to a Van: 2012 Detroit Auto Show

Nissan e-NV200 Concept Brings Leaf Technology to a Van: 2012 Detroit Auto Show
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Nissan is trying to stay at the forefront of the rapidly-progressing electric vehicle market by announcing a plug-in version of their compact van today at the Detroit Auto Show, the e-NV200. “A potential game changing vehicle in its segment, the battery capacity will support a driving range similar to the Nissan LEAF, while payload and… Continue Reading...

Nissan Leaf Headed for New York City Taxi Duty

Nissan Leaf Headed for New York City Taxi Duty
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Six Nissan Leafs will partake in a journey that no other electric vehicle has gone on before. As part of a pilot program, six pioneering Leafs will serve commercial duty as taxi cabs for one of the most populous metropolitans in the world, New York City. The goal of this pilot program is to retrieve… Continue Reading...

New York City Gets “Pay By Phone” Parking Meters

New York City Gets “Pay By Phone” Parking Meters
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Following the lead of Atlanta and Washington D.C., New York City is due to get around 300 parking meters that will allow drivers to pay for parking via their smart phones. Drivers will have to register for the service initially, but will be able to input the parking meter’s ID number via a text message… Continue Reading...

Car Theft Ring Busted In New York For Trafficking $10 Million In Luxury SUVs

Car Theft Ring Busted In New York For Trafficking $10 Million In Luxury SUVs
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An international gang of thieves operating in New York City managed to steal nearly 300 vehicles, shipping them off around the globe before finally being busted by police. The 19 thieves targeted luxury SUVs such as Range Rovers, taking orders for specific models from potential buyers around the country and overseas. The crew would then… Continue Reading...

New York Speed Limit Sign Will Scare You Into Slowing Down

New York Speed Limit Sign Will Scare You Into Slowing Down
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Here’s one way of getting your point across in regards to obeying the speed limit – in New York City, the Department of Transportation will flash a skeleton to scare you into going 30 miles per hour. Set to be launched this summer, a radar-equipped, custom-designed speed board will spook drivers who go above the… Continue Reading...

Audi Urban Future Shows Us What Manhattan Will Look Like in 2030

Audi Urban Future Shows Us What Manhattan Will Look Like in 2030
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What will Manhattan look like in 2030? Get your multipasses ready, because Audi has an idea—it’ll be green, multicultural, and certainly involve four rings. Opening at the New Museum at the Bowery, the exhibit brings designers, architects, and artists together to form a unified vision of what life will be like in less than 20… Continue Reading...

MINI Takes The States Tour, Day 1: New York City

MINI Takes The States Tour, Day 1: New York City
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The 1st day of the MINI Takes The States Tour kicked off with a bit of a surprise – it turned out that a MINI press car was unable to take me from Newark Airport to our first destination, so I had to slum it in a BMW 550i. I’d be lying if I said… Continue Reading...

CEC Wheels Six Car Bullrun Team Includes Mercedes SL63 With Black Series Conversion

CEC Wheels Six Car Bullrun Team Includes Mercedes SL63 With Black Series Conversion
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CEC Wheels has just announced their fleet of six vehicles attending this year’s Bullrun Rally. Starting from New York City and ending at Las Vegas, Nevada, we’re fairly confident this year’s Bullrun (which has just gotten underway) will be full of crazy antics. This year’s all star lineup from CEC Wheels consists of a pair… Continue Reading...