The Low Volume Motor Vehicle Manufacturers Act is truly a wonderful piece of legislation if you're a lover of all things automotive. It means that all of those kit, replica, and small batch companies have a nearly free path to create excellent motoring machines. It means a company like Superformance can now sell you a turnkey, 50-state-legal...
General Motors has announced a new SUV from its Buick brand. The vehicle is the 2017 version of Buick’s Envision and will be manufactured in China. The model is a five passenger crossover SUV that will compete with the likes of Acura RDX, Q5, BMW X3 and NX in the small SUV category. In the U.S., […]
If you have a penchant for Aston Martins but wished the cars had a bit more aggression to take on the sharp look of the latest Ferrari [NYSE:RACE] and Lamborghini models, British coachbuilder and vehicle customizer Kahn Design is coming out with something that just might shock and surprise you—in a good way. The company has been teasing a...
Toyota Motor raised its profit forecast after surging sales of RAV4 sport utility vehicles and Lexus luxury models. ||| Tokyo - Toyota Motor raised its profit forecast after surging sales of RAV4 sport utility vehicles and Lexus luxury...Show More Summary
TOKYO (Reuters) - Honda Motor Co on Friday said it was recalling about 443,000 vehicles including its Fit compact cars in Japan over potentially faulty air bags manufactured by Takata Corp, as a global recall continues to mount. Honda,...Show More Summary
At next month’s 2016 Geneva Motor Show, Opel will introduce the Mokka X. The vehicle is the updated version of the Mokka subcompact crossover on sale since 2012 and known in these parts as the Buick Encore. It will go on sale in Europe this spring. For readers back home, the updates should appear on the 2017 Encore due towards the end of the...
Bentley Motors of Crewe, England has begun production of the 2017 Bentley Bentayga and vehicles will begin arriving in the United States in May, 2016. Ho Hum, just another SUV for an overstuffed market, right? Not so. The Bentayga is a very, very special piece of work. Meant to Be Expensive [...]
Liechtenstein-based electric vehicle company NanoFlowcell is set to debut an almost production-ready variant of its Quant series vehicle, the new Quantino, at next month’s Geneva motor show. The all-electric Quantino will be displayed in a ‘near standard’ configuration in Geneva, ahead of final pre-production tests through the first half of 2016. Show More Summary
Zica presented at car show as the country's biggest vehicles manufacturer confirms new name will be announced soon.
By Paul Lienert and David Shepardson DETROIT/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Honda Motor Co is expanding its recall in North America of late-model vehicles equipped with potentially defective Takata air bags, in a move that could affect nearly 2.3 million vehicles. Show More Summary
The Zika virus has hit India's Tata Motors, which has decided to rebrand a new hatchback vehicle that it was planning to call Zica. The car was shown for the first time on Wednesday at the Auto Expo 2016 on New Delhi's outskirts. Tata Motors said in a statement Tuesday that the car would carry...
Finally, a game about the fall of communism... and jalopies. Jalopy is a Steam hopeful about exploring territories of the former Eastern bloc in a motor vehicle that falls apart piece by piece. You’ll have to deal with everything from flat tires to busted carburetors in a procedurally generated world. Also weather. It looks excellent. Read more...
Motor vehicle sales moved higher in January, to a 17.6 million annual rate. Domestic sales rose to 14.2 million. Gallup’s U.S. Economic Confidence Index was unchanged at -11 in January. Redbook reports that last week’s retail sales growth continued to weaken to 0.8% on a year-ago basis, from the previous week’s 1.0%. Dale’s social media profiles: […]
By Jessica Dye NEW YORK (Reuters) - General Motors Co has asked a judge to reject efforts by a lawyer who first publicly exposed a faulty ignition switch in GM vehicles to undo a settlement fund resolving 1,380 death and injury lawsuits. Show More Summary
Tata Motors is changing the name of its new hatchback because of the Zika Virus. The company is set to launch the vehicle in just a few short days, but decided the name “Zica” was too close to the viruses official name. Zika is the mosquito-borne...Show More Summary
Kennesaw, Ga. – February 1, 2016 – Yamaha Motor Corp., USA, the leading manufacturer of ATV and Side-by-Side (SxS) vehicles for ranchers The post Yamaha Kodiak 700 Named 2015 “Utility ATV of the Year” by ATV.com appeared first on Hunting and Conservation News.
A Daihatsu Tempo kei car at the Tokyo Motor Show 2015 (Picture: TOSHIFUMI KITAMURA/AFP/Getty Images) The new year did not bring a change to the current downtrend in Japanese auto sales. Registrations across all segments were found down 4.6%, once data reported by various industry associations were consolidated. Again, the market [...]
as a way of reducing its engineering budget over the next generation of vehicles, general motors has proposed that the platforms underpinning its vehicles will have to last longer, instead of being refreshed with each new model. theShow More Summary
jaguar land rover’s special vehicle operations has turned its attention to the jaguar f-type coupe and roadster models, with a new f-type svr variant set to debut at the geneva motor show. the carmaker is specifically calling it theShow More Summary
DETROIT -- To accelerate efforts to get self-driving vehicle technology on the road, General Motors is creating a team to focus on autonomous vehicles starting on Monday..