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Are Sport Utility Vehicles About to Become Passé or Simply More Affordable?

Sport utility and crossover vehicles have gradually become hotter than the surface of the sun as the public has come to treat sedans with the sort of disdain usually reserved for an old high school flame. It was decent while it lasted,...Show More Summary

Honda Confirms Civic Type R for Geneva Debut and Summer Production

There has been so much nonsense surrounding the 2018 Honda Civic Type R that it was becoming difficult to separate fact from the fiction. Speculation on the car’s engine and transmission was endless. There were rumors that it could be as large as 3.5 liters or a substantially smaller mill mated to a constantly variable transmission. Show More Summary

Batmobile toy uses augmented reality to show the driver's view

This new ride is exactly the kind of thing Bruce Wayne would have built if he went into toy design instead of crimefighting. Continue reading Batmobile toy uses augmented reality to show the driver's view Batmobile toy uses augmented reality to show the driver's view originally appeared on Autoblog on Sun, 19 Feb 2017 09:00:00 EST. Show More Summary

If you want a new Chevy SS, you'd better act fast

Those of you who like the idea of a world-class sports sedan for less than $50,000 should know that time is running out to order a new Chevy SS. Continue reading If you want a new Chevy SS, you'd better act fast If you want a new Chevy SS, you'd better act fast originally appeared on Autoblog on Sat, 18 Feb 2017 14:00:00 EST. Show More Summary

What to Do When Your Honda Dealership Has the Same Name as a Dead Klansman

It’s been a rough week at Frank Ancona Honda of Olathe, Kansas. The family-owned dealership, in operation just southwest of Kansas City since 1961, has successfully weathered all of the storms that periodically pummel dealers of all stripes. Show More Summary

Ford denies its engineers are dozing off in autonomous cars

Ford says it wants 'Level 4' autonomous for its self-driving cars by 2021, but denies that engineers have been falling asleep behind the wheel during testing. Continue reading Ford denies its engineers are dozing off in autonomous cars Ford...Show More Summary

GMC’s Purpose Can Be Boiled Down to One Word – Denali

In the dark days of the recession, as General Motors was frantically attempting to save itself from the abyss, many thought it odd that the automaker’s GMC division was saved while a storied brand like Pontiac met its executioner. As...Show More Summary

Tesla owners now have an even more obsessive companion app

Teslab connects your smartphone to your Tesla Model S or Model X to build a complete picture of your overall driving efficiency. Continue reading Tesla owners now have an even more obsessive companion app Tesla owners now have an even more obsessive companion app originally appeared on Autoblog on Sat, 18 Feb 2017 09:00:00 EST. Show More Summary

The Toyota C-HR is the ultimate Street Fighter cheat code in this Japanese ad

Also, lasers. Continue reading The Toyota C-HR is the ultimate Street Fighter cheat code in this Japanese ad The Toyota C-HR is the ultimate Street Fighter cheat code in this Japanese ad originally appeared on Autoblog on Fri, 17 Feb 2017 16:37:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink | Email this | Comments

Will GM leave Europe? | Autoblog Podcast #504

We talk about the potential GM sale of Opel, plus another round of cars we've driven lately, and buying advice for spending your theoretical money. Continue reading Will GM leave Europe? | Autoblog Podcast #504 Will GM leave Europe? | Autoblog Podcast #504 originally appeared on Autoblog on Fri, 17 Feb 2017 16:17:00 EST. Show More Summary

General Motors Wants $2 Billion For Opel/Vauxhall: Report

What’s the selling price for a huge automaker’s entire European operations? $2 billion, apparently — one billion in cash and another billion in gained liabilities. That’s the valuation that General Motors and PSA Group are discussing as the American automaker attempts to unload its Opel and Vauxhall divisions, Bloomberg reports. Show More Summary

Scott Pruitt Confirmed by Senate to Head EPA

The Environmental Protection Agency has a new administrator. Scott Pruitt, Oklahoma’s attorney general and President Donald Trump’s first choice for the role, was confirmed today following a 52-46 Senate vote that fell mainly along party lines, with some exceptions. Show More Summary

Ford teases Rendezvous in VR, with a Mustang

The full film will be released later this month. Continue reading Ford teases Rendezvous in VR, with a Mustang Ford teases Rendezvous in VR, with a Mustang originally appeared on Autoblog on Fri, 17 Feb 2017 15:01:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink | Email this | Comments

BMW Sticks First ‘M’ Badge on 7 Series, Creating Sporty V12 Beast

For the first time, BMW has given its flagship 7 Series an M badge. And while that may conjure up images of a standard 7 Series with a bit of performance tinsel, that’s not really the case here. The numbers are quite impressive. The full name of this new model is a mouthfull: M760Li xDrive. Show More Summary

The Early 1980s are Back! GM Anticipates Big Demand for Diesels

Volkswagen’s emissions scandal may have killed that company’s diesel presence in North America, but it didn’t kill demand for diesel engines in general — especially ones that don’t pollute like Chernobyl and end up in the trash heap....Show More Summary

New documents discovered related to Paul Walker's death

One of the emails comments about how the Carrera GT keeps getting more valuable with each crash. Continue reading New documents discovered related to Paul Walker's death New documents discovered related to Paul Walker's death originally appeared on Autoblog on Fri, 17 Feb 2017 13:04:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink | Email this | Comments

Kazakh chopper pilot stops to ask trucker for directions

From near Russia, with love. Continue reading Kazakh chopper pilot stops to ask trucker for directions Kazakh chopper pilot stops to ask trucker for directions originally appeared on Autoblog on Fri, 17 Feb 2017 12:55:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink | Email this | Comments

Fiat Chrysler Announces 3,200 Extended Vacations in Toledo

To get its Toledo Assembly Complex ready for the all-new 2018 Jeep Wrangler, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles needs to go dark for a little while, meaning extended vacays for thousands of employees. The proper term would be “temporary layoff,”...Show More Summary

World’s Most Desirable Vehicle is Coming to Geneva, and You Probably Can’t Have It

Earlier this week, Citroën released teaser images and information on the SpaceTourer 4x4 Ë Concept, which will debut at the 2017 Geneva Motor Show. And you’re going to want one. The tall, boxy van appears to have everything the Internet Car Enthusiast claims to want. Show More Summary

FIA considers WRC speed limits after record run in Sweden

At an average speed of over 85 mph, Tänak was faster than anyone. Continue reading FIA considers WRC speed limits after record run in Sweden FIA considers WRC speed limits after record run in Sweden originally appeared on Autoblog on Fri, 17 Feb 2017 12:15:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink | Email this | Comments

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