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Nissan To Expand NISMO Road Car Business

39 minutes agoVehicles / Cars : AutomoBlog

Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. is developing a new operation aimed at expanding its NISMO road car business. NISMO Cars Business Department is part of Autech Japan, Inc., a Nissan group company that makes converted vehicles. The division intends to build a greater range of models available to customers in more markets, according to Nissan. NISMO Cars Business […]

Chevy Bolt EV Owners Hit Record Miles As EV Demand Increases

2 hours agoVehicles / Cars : AutomoBlog

The Chevy Bolt EV appears to be gaining traction – literally that is. The automaker reports that nearly 3,500 Bolt EV owners in the United States have driven a cumulative 4,570,300 miles as of April 2nd, 2017. The vehicle went on sale recently too – in December 2016 – but the figures are solid for a vehicle only […]

Ford Police Responder Hybrid Sedan: Pursuit-Rated, Fuel Efficient

4 hours agoVehicles / Cars : AutomoBlog

Attention gearheads! Pictured here is Ford’s new hybrid police cruiser. It’s also pursuit-rated. If you are a gearhead of the big right foot variety, be on the lookout for this car. Maintain situational awareness at all times and know your enemy. In all seriousness, it’s actually no big deal for lead-footed gearheads out there. So Ford […]

Honda Building Advanced Wind Tunnel Facility In Ohio

yesterdayVehicles / Cars : AutomoBlog

Expect Honda’s future vehicles to be more fuel efficient and fun to drive – that’s the directive behind their latest $124 million investment for a multifunctional aeroacoustic wind tunnel. Groundbreaking is set for this summer at the world renowned Transportation Research Center (TRC), in East Liberty, Ohio. “This new facility will further enhance our ability […]

2018 Audi Q5: An SUV With Advanced Tech, Great Gas Mileage

4 days agoVehicles / Cars : AutomoBlog

SUVs are, and rightly so, thought of as being rather more than a given person needs most of the time, and are, at best, not the most fuel efficient vehicles on the planet. Yes, this is all by and large true, but comparatively speaking, the new for 2018 Audi Q5 is actually pretty good on […]

Inside The Brembo Brakes On The Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk & Dodge Challenger SRT Demon

5 days agoVehicles / Cars : AutomoBlog

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles’ horsepower binge was felt dramatically during the recent reveals of the 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk and Dodge Challenger SRT Demon at the New York International Auto Show. Both vehicles boast 707 and 840 horsepower respectively. To keep that balanced, FCA has turned to Brembo SpA. “Brembo is pleased to carry its relationship […]

2018 Mercedes-Benz E-Class Cabriolet: The Comfortable Convertible

5 days agoVehicles / Cars : AutomoBlog

The 2018 Mercedes-Benz E-Class Cabriolet (that’s a convertible for those of you yokels out there) has always been a bit of a rare bird. Unlike most drop tops that are two-seaters, or two-seaters with a notional back seat (like Mustang or Camaro), the E-Class Cabriolet is a full on four-seater. Although it only has two […]

Letter From The UK: Blast From The Past

6 days agoVehicles / Cars : AutomoBlog

It is a truth universally acknowledged that the more companies talk about the quality of their customer service, the worse it gets. The bigger the organization the worse it gets, and so on. Beyond that is the absolute nadir of customer service that currently is a long established airline company whose name, like the Dark […]

2017 Honda CR-V 1.5T AWD Touring Review

last weekVehicles / Cars : AutomoBlog

For years, the Honda CR-V has been one of those vehicles that just blended in with all the other small crossovers on the road. Gone are those days forever, now that the 2017 CR-V has arrived. Honda has fully-redesigned the popular model and it gets more comfortable, more fuel-stingy, and more versatile. The exterior has […]

2018 Hyundai Sonata: Product & Performance Overview

last weekVehicles / Cars : AutomoBlog

The 2018 Hyundai Sonata arrives with new styling, enhanced safety features, and upgraded steering and suspension components. Hyundai unveiled the vehicle recently at the New York International Auto Show, underscoring their desire for a “bold, daring, and beautiful” automobile. Show More Summary

Automoblog Book Garage: The Art of the Classic Sports Car

last weekVehicles / Cars : AutomoBlog

Tony Borroz, one of Automoblog’s featured contributors, grew up in a racing family. It’s always interesting when he recalls certain dinner conversations from his early years. Just as some families may watch a particular sports team, or enjoy activities like camping and fishing, Tony’s was one of white-knuckle horsepower, filled with spirited debates. It was […]

How Motor Oil Prices Have Changed Over 80 Years (Infographic)

last weekVehicles / Cars : AutomoBlog

During my time at Luxury Auto Mall of Sioux Falls, our Express Lube was a happening place. We were the only game in town with a $19.95 oil change, which included a multi-point inspection, window washing, and complete interior vacuuming. We kept a steady stream of cars during the week, with a nice peak coming […]

Audi Launches Sport Brand In New York

last weekVehicles / Cars : AutomoBlog

Quite suddenly, Audi pulled out of world endurance racing last year. This was sad for a number of reasons. They were essentially the team to beat at Le Mans for more than a decade. A number of clever people, as well as me, wondered where all the engineering talent and go fast goodies were going […]

Cadillac Super Cruise: The Next Gen Cruise Control System

last weekVehicles / Cars : AutomoBlog

The short story here is that Cadillac has a new “smart” cruise control system called Super Cruise. The long story is that, although that’s a pretty cool name, it’s actually the name of something aerospace engineers have been chasing for a long while now. In the aerospace world, supercruise (in the aero parlance) is a […]

2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk: 707 Horsepower Kid Hauler

last weekVehicles / Cars : AutomoBlog

Okay, so this should be the final installment of Dodge’s nutzoid Hellcat drivetrain we’ve previously seen installed on the Challenger and Charger. In a way, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has all the bases covered: They got your two-door coupe with the Hellcat Challenger, the practical sedan with the four-door Hellcat Charger (I know, Chargers should have […]

Volvo Showcases 2018 XC60, Announces New S90 Features

last weekVehicles / Cars : AutomoBlog

Volvo Cars gave us a double shot at this year’s New York International Auto Show when it debuted the all-new 2018 XC60 and rolled out the 2018 S90 with new features and pricing details. The all-new XC60 is Volvo’s mid-sized version of the award winning XC90 SUV; the 2018 S90 arrives with a longer wheelbase […]

2018 Buick Enclave: Product & Performance Overview

last weekVehicles / Cars : AutomoBlog

Buick has introduced their all-new seven-passenger luxury SUV, the 2018 Enclave. According to Buick, its arrival ushers in new improvements and refinements that mark the “next evolution” of their brand. The General Motors family member bills their line as modern luxury but it certinately has not been easy. Late last year, we sat down with […]

2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon Awakens

last weekVehicles / Cars : AutomoBlog

Well, here it is. After being teased, rumored, speculated upon, and guessed about, the Dodge Challenger SRT Demon is finally here. And I, like anyone else with a soul, the first thing I thought was: “Holy sh-how much horsepower does this thing put out?!?” No kidding, no joking, the 2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon puts out […]

2018 Infiniti Q50 Revealed In New York

last weekVehicles / Cars : AutomoBlog

Infiniti will reveal the enhanced Q50 for the first time in North America at the 2017 New York International Auto Show. The vehicle goes on sale globally during the second quarter and will be available in the United States later this summer. The automaker focused on a number of improvements to heighten the driver experience. “The […]

2018 Audi TT RS: Most Powerful TT Yet

last weekVehicles / Cars : AutomoBlog

Remember when the Audi TT hit the scene? It was hard not to notice it, and the worst charge that could be leveled against it, was that the Audi TT was “inoffensive.” Say what you want about it, at least it stood out from the crowd of sport coupes. But now, Audi’s TT looks like […]

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