Later this year, Ford will begin construction of a brand-new vehicle aerodynamics research center in Southeastern Michigan. Continue Reading...
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Honda and/or Acura’s upcoming NSX supercar has once again been spotted being put through its paces on the vaunted Nürburgring in Germany. Fortunately this time it didn’t catch fire. Continue Reading...
The folks at Aston Martin are hard at work on their next generation Vantage sports car. Through back-door dealings and international subterfuge we managed to snag a passel of spy photos proving this point. Continue Reading...
To expedite testing, eliminate driver fatigue and ultimately improve vehicle quality, Ford is turning to robotic technology as a way to put its products through their paces. Continue Reading...
If you happen to be in Gothenburg, Sweden there’s a chance you’ll see a self-driving Volvo vehicle. Continue Reading...
A redesigned version of the spunky little Mazda2 was spotted frolicking in Europe. The car was dressed in a festive zebra pattern, but not because Easter is nearly here; it’s so we can’t get a good look. Still some information about this 2016 model can be gleaned. Continue Reading...
Ferrari was spied at the Green Hell early this morning taking the Enzo-replacing LaFerrari for a jaunt on the vaunted circuit. Continue Reading...
When it comes to supercars the upcoming McLaren P1 will be tough to beat… unless you’re an engineer at the company. In that case it should be “beat up” because the car was photographed undergoing durability testing in the desert. Continue Reading...
Chevrolet’s Spark EV and BMW’s i3 will be among the first to benefit from an electric car charging system newly standardized by SAE International. Continue Reading...
British luxury brand Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) is placing heavier emphasis on hot weather testing by opening a new facility in Dubai. Continue Reading...
Like it or not, self-driving cars are the future of personal transportation. A diverse group of global companies ranging from Volvo to Google are feverishly developing systems to enable autonomous autos. Continue Reading...
Jaguar is kicking the cat out the door, announcing that it invited three outside drivers to test F-Type sports car. Continue Reading...
Mercedes‘ new crossover based on its front-wheel drive platform, the GLA, was caught in spy photos during cold weather testing today. Continue Reading...
As webs meant to catch flies go, the Environmental Protection Agency‘s might soon look tattered and threadbare as its investigation expands to suggest Hyundai and Kia might not be the only brands fudging mpg claims. Continue Reading...
It isn’t exactly clear what you’re looking at. It’s an Audi R8, yes, but wearing certain features that other road cars haven’t in the past. Continue Reading...
The Toyota Prius has just undergone the new EcoTest from Germany’s ADAC (equivalent of AAA but with more authority). The car is the first ever to score a perfect 5 out of 5 stars in the test, out of 56 vehicles that have been tested thus far. Continue Reading...
EuroFOT, a European large-scale field test on driving safety, is finally concluded and suggests that safety systems like adaptive cruise control and collision warning systems reduce the risk of a crash by 42 percent. Continue Reading...
Have you ever thought about cleaning your headlights? If not, you should. There are plenty of headlight cleaning kits out there, and according to Consumer Reports, even the most inexpensive or poorest quality ones can make a difference. Since drivers are keeping their cars longer, it becomes more important to maintain this older fleet. And… Continue Reading...
Porsche is upping the engineering ante with their 2013 911 Turbo, which our spy photographer caught yesterday, to deliver more power and better fuel efficiency all at once. The new 911 Turbo will keep the same 3.8-liter horizontally opposed six cylinder engine as previous models, but it will have a new boost thanks to a… Continue Reading...
Pump up your tires and pump up your tank, there’s a new kind of fuel in town thanks to the Dearman Engine Company. Well, that’s not totally true. The fuel is actually air in liquid form, so it isn’t actually new, but the London-based company that formed just under a year ago has managed to… Continue Reading...
Cadillac released its third teaser video for the 2013 ATS, their compact sport coupe. In the video, Cadillac engineers explain why they have focused their efforts so closely on gathering data at the Nurburing track, saying they can gather more data in one lap at “The Ring” than in twelve at any U.S. track. Dave… Continue Reading...
Consumer Reports has made allegations against Volkswagen that the company provided press vehicles that were built to a higher standard than versions sold to consumers. Stories of “ringer” press vehicles are legend in the automotive world – most recently, Ferrari was accused of providing press cars that performed far better than customer cars. Now, the venerable consumer… Continue Reading...
Tesla teases us some more with the Model S electric sedan: this time, they show us three camouflaged examples running around a test track, as proof that yes, it is capable of moving under its own power. And pretty quickly, too—the Model S is expected to go from 0 to 60 in under 6 seconds,… Continue Reading...
Chrysler is delivering 10 Ram 1500 Hybrids to the U.S Department of Energy for testing within the next week. The pickups will be delivered to Yuma, Arizona, as part of a $100 million research project. The program with the U.S Department of Energy will run through June 2014. 140 Ram 1500 pickups will be delivered… Continue Reading...