Should I Buy a Used Chevrolet Camaro?

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Should I Buy a Used Chevrolet Camaro?
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  Vehicle Overview In 2009 Chevrolet resurrected the Camaro nameplate. Using a mix of retro inspired style and futuristic design elements, the reborn Camaro commanded road presence and has become a sales success. Continue Reading...

Jaguar F-Type to Get Manual, AWD

Jaguar F-Type to Get Manual, AWD
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The Jaguar F-Type shook things up with it revived the brand’s presence in the sports car segment, but there’s still plenty to come from the British brand that loves to be bad. Continue Reading...

How Does a CVT Work?

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How Does a CVT Work?
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Automatic transmissions are HUGELY popular in North America. Europe is still a strong hold for the manual gearbox but on this side of the Atlantic self-shifters account for at least 90 percent of new-vehicle sales; the standard trans lost the market-share race decades ago and in spectacular fashion. Continue Reading...

2014 Nissan Juke NISMO RS Video, First Look

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Is there a place on the market for a performance-oriented crossover? Nissan sure thinks so with its Juke NISMO RS. Continue Reading...

2014 Nissan Juke NISMO RS Gets Faster, Fixes Faults

2014 Nissan Juke NISMO RS Gets Faster, Fixes Faults
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  Nissan markets the Juke as a fun-to-drive crossover and while that is certainly the case, it’s still far from a performance product and the company is hoping to change that.  Continue Reading...

2014 Jeep Cherokee Heads to Dealers after Long Delay

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2014 Jeep Cherokee Heads to Dealers after Long Delay
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Have you been anxiously waiting for the 2014 Jeep Cherokee? In spite of long delays the company is finally getting its act together and the new compact SUV should start to arrive at dealerships over the next 10 days. 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...

2013 Nissan Pathfinder, Infiniti JX Under Safety Probe

2013 Nissan Pathfinder, Infiniti JX Under Safety Probe
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Another day, another safety investigation. This time Nissan is under the microscope for complaints about leaks in some 2013 Pathfinder and Infiniti JX crossover vehicles. Continue Reading...

Should You Buy a Car With a Manual Transmission?

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Should You Buy a Car With a Manual Transmission?
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Is the manual transmission dead? Die-hard auto enthusiasts may shout out: “No way” but is anyone listening? If you’re in the market for a new car, a manual transmission might be a good idea, for a few key reasons. Continue Reading...

2014 Porsche 911 GT3 RS Confirmed by Executive

2014 Porsche 911 GT3 RS Confirmed by Executive
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Porsche brought its 2014 911 GT3 to the Geneva Motor Show earlier this month, showcasing its fastest-ever naturally-aspirated car. But just as you would likely expect, there’s an even hotter version coming.  Continue Reading...

Race to Add Transmission Gears ‘Close to the Limit’ Says ZF President

Race to Add Transmission Gears ‘Close to the Limit’ Says ZF President
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Most automotive enthusiasts can remember when an automaker first introduced the idea of a six-speed automatic transmission to the market, and nowadays modern vehicles sport as many as eight gears, with Hyundai even rumored to be working on a 10-speed.  Continue Reading...

2014 Corolla Might Get Ventilated Seats for US: Chief Engineer Says

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2014 Corolla Might Get Ventilated Seats for US: Chief Engineer Says
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Still a decent distance away from U.S. production, the 11th generation Toyota Corolla is giving us a few hints of what we could expect through the Japanese Domestic Market (JDM) version. Continue Reading...

Should You Buy a Car With a Dual-Clutch Transmission?

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Should You Buy a Car With a Dual-Clutch Transmission?
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  In the quest to find a new car, there are a lot of questions that need to be asked. Questions about cargo room, technology, options, luxuries and other various elements will come up more than a few times while shopping for a new car. However, from the car driver’s perspective, there are just three… Continue Reading...

Honda Rumored to Adopt Nine Speed Automatic Transmission

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Honda Rumored to Adopt Nine Speed Automatic Transmission
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We know that Honda is heavily investing into continuously variable transmissions (CVTs) but what about a standard automatic transmission offering? It appears that the Japanese automaker could be investing in a nine-speed automatic manufactured by German supplier ZF. Chances are though that we won’t see any Hondas or Acuras on the road equipped with it… Continue Reading...

Hyundai 10-Speed Transmission Under Development

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Hyundai 10-Speed Transmission Under Development
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It’s anything but a secret: more gears mean better gas mileage. Mercedes-Benz packs a seven-speed automatic into many of its cars, Lexus uses an eight-speed transmission in its LS sedans, but these amply geared boxes are generally the things of luxury cars— until now. We were the first to report that Hyundai had a 10-speed… Continue Reading...

Ford Releases Findings on NHTSA Mustang Transmission Investigation

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Ford Releases Findings on NHTSA Mustang Transmission Investigation
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Back in August, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration opened an investigation regarding the Getrag MT82 6-speed manual transmissions found in 2011+ Ford Mustangs. At the time, Ford was already carefully monitoring customer feedback as well as online forums as well to better understand the issues concerning the transmission. While only 3 percent of all… Continue Reading...
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